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Involved In A Bad Accident? 3 Things You Should Give To Your Lawyer

Nothing is worse than dealing with the aftermath of a bad car accident. In addition to working through your own recovery, you might be forced to deal with unplanned expenses and calls from pushy insurance adjusters. To make things right, you might be thinking about working with a car accident attorney to file a lawsuit. Here are three things that you need to give to your lawyer, so that he or she can start shaping your case: Read More 

Challenging Property Zones: Legal Issues That Religious Organizations Face

As religious organizations grow in size, congregations and followers need new places of worship. For example, by 2012, the number of mosques in the United States had increased 72 percent compared to the year 2000. When religious groups decide to open new facilities, leaders must often contend with complicated legal hurdles, including issues with property zones. Learn more about the legal challenges that religious groups face, and find out how United States law protects these people. Read More 

What Happens If You Are Injured Or Made Ill During An International Cruise?

Taking a cruise can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, especially once you venture outside the United States into international waters. However, with recent news coverage of cruise ship disasters -- including the 2012 engine fire that left passengers stranded on the ship for 5 days before returning to shore -- you may be concerned about the options you have if you are injured or made ill while taking a cruise. Read on to learn more about how cruise ship accidents, injuries, and illnesses are treated under U. Read More 

Effectively Disputing Fault Accusations In Traffic Accidents

When an accident occurs, the first order of business—after making sure everyone is okay—is to determine who or what caused the accident. This is not always a straightforward process, and sometimes people are accused of being in the wrong when they weren't. If you find yourself in this situation, here are a few tactics you can take to defend against having the blame for an accident pinned on you. Break Out the Driver's Manual Read More 

Financing Your Living Expenses While Your SSD Is Pending

Applying for social security disability benefits is a procedure that stretches over time. Indeed, not only do you have to submit your application, but you must also wait for a verdict to be made on your case. On average, the waiting period for an SSD application ranges from one month to two years. Wait times vary widely because each application has its own features, and the review process must be thoroughly conducted before any feedback is given. Read More