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Have you been bitten by a dog? May 19, 2017

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A dog bite incident can be a traumatizing experience leading to serious health issues. If you have been attacked, do not hesitate to take the necessary steps to safeguard yourself both medically and legally. Treating a dog bite injury will cost you time, money, and stress, so consider discussing your incident with a personal injury attorney who can guide you…

Do I have a medical malpractice case? May 11, 2017

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As one of the leading causes of death in the United States, medical negligence is not only relatively common, but can have serious and lasting consequences. While people often assume only doctors can be sued for medical malpractice, many other healthcare professionals can be held responsible for their actions, including pharmaceuticals, hospitals, anesthesiologists, and nurses. When it comes to your…

Credit Card Debt? Be Cautious of Debt Settlement Companies May 10, 2017

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Many consumers with outstanding credit card obligations notice the late night commercials offering to settle or negotiate their debts. Consumers should be wary of such organizations, as there may be hidden fees associated with such programs, and these groups cannot give you legal advice or represent you in court. In fact, the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CFPB) has been investigating…

Department of Justice provides directive on bankruptcy cases involving marijuana assets April 27, 2017

The multi-billion dollar marijuana industry is growing quickly, with twenty-eight states now approving the legalization of recreational or medical marijuana to some extent. On April 26, 2017 the Director of the United States Trustee Program provided a directive to Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy Trustees – do not administer cases involving marijuana assets. Apparently there has been an increase…

Should I blow if I get pulled over? March 27, 2017

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Should I blow if I get pulled over? To blow, or not to blow? While the simplest and safest solution is to avoid drunk driving or driving impaired, here are some things to consider if you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of being asked to blow if you get pulled over. In Florida, asking you to submit to a…

Have you been injured while visiting someone’s home or business? March 16, 2017

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Business and home owners have the duty to ensure that you are protected from risk of harm while on their property. They have the obligation to inspect the house or building and repair or adequately warn visitors of dangerous conditions. If the property owner knows of a dangerous condition but fails to do anything, they may be held liable for…