Essential Information About Jones Act Protection

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If you work in the maritime industry, you have a few more options than workers’ compensation, should you become sick or injured. Instead of filing for the usual workers’ compensation, you are entitled to more extensive coverage thanks to a federal statute called the Jones Act. In this article, we will offer information about what […]

How to Get Long-Term Disability Insurance Approved

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Do You Know These Disability Stats? (from Council of Disability Awareness) The most common long-term disability claims are due to: Musculoskeletal disorders Cancer Pregnancy Mental Health Injuries. Fewer employers today are offering benefits to workers. Almost half of American adults cannot pay a sudden bill of $400 without taking out a loan or selling something. […]

Are You Waiting Too Long for Long Term Disability Payments?

Are You Waiting Too Long for Long Term Disability Payments?

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Did you know that the majority of initial disability claims are denied? Even if you appeal, your status is uncertain. For some elderly Americans, they are waiting up to a year to hear back on the status of their long term disability claims. Most disability claims are initially denied. Disability attorney Marc Whitehead says that […]

What Should You Do If Your Child Suffers a Birth Injury?

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The birth of a newborn is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but when things go wrong during the delivery process, it can create problems that last for the rest of the child’s life. Bob Baizer is a birth injury attorney, and he knows how to help families after a devastating birth injury causes permanent […]

Should You Use Medpay to Pay for Health Care After an Injury?

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After a car accident in Colorado, should you use your insurance or Medpay to cover your medical expenses? As attorney Michael Litman explains in this video, it makes a big difference which one you choose to cover your costs. Don’t be too quick to use your Medpay, since you may be able to get a […]

How to Win a Workers’ Comp Case

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Workers’ compensation is a deal made by many employers for the sake of their employees: If you get hurt or sick while working for them, then they will cover your medical bills and living expenses to help you get on track. Unfortunately, sometimes employers aren’t so willing to hold up their end of the deal. […]

Do I Have a Defective Product Lawsuit?

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When we put our hard-earned money into purchasing or renting a product, we are putting our trust in the integrity of claims made by the businesses and companies that provide them. Most of the time, the exchange is good for both sides and we can go along our merry ways. Unfortunately, no one is perfect, […]

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What Are the Different Types of Personal Injury Cases?

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Since people are injured in a lot of different ways, there are different types of personal injury cases. Personal injury is a legal practice that covers a variety of different causes for injury. With that said, there is also quite a range for how much someone can win in a personal injury case. The spectrum […]

Baby Powder and Ovarian Cancer: How Can a Lawsuit Help?

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Talcum powder, also known as baby powder or talc powder, has been linked to ovarian cancer. Nancy Winkler is an injury lawyer in Philadelphia who is helping women impacted by this product seek justice. In this video, she explains how a lawsuit can help compensate for your losses and medical costs, but it does more […]

How Do You Investigate a Case Where Someone Has Died?

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Nancy Winkler is an injury attorney in Philadelphia. She and her law firm are investigating claims of baby powder (aka talcum powder or talc powder) causing ovarian cancer. In some cases, she is representing family members or the estate of someone who has died. In this video, she explains all the techniques she uses to […]

Facebook Live: Bird Nesting in Child Custody Cases

Maybe you’ve heard about the concept of birdnesting, either from stories about celebrity couples or the premise of a recent sitcom. But what exactly is birdnesting? What are the pros and cons? Is it a reasonable child custody solution for divorcing couples? Family law attorney Kimberly Busch explains all the ins and outs of birdnesting, […]

Does Baby Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?

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Studies have shown that there is a link between baby powder, also known as talcum powder, and ovarian cancer. Women who use Johnson & Johnson and Shower to Shower baby powder for a prolonged period of time may be at an increased risk of developing cancer. In this video, Nancy Winkler describes what you should […]

How Does Talcum Powder Pose a Threat to Women’s Health?

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A St. Louis jury awarded 22 women $4.69 billion in compensatory and punitive damages after evidence showed that Johnson & Johnson talc powder products may have caused their ovarian cancer. But how did talcum powder products cause the disease that hurt these women? Here’s more information that could help you understand why this common hygiene […]

What is TRICARE and Healthcare Coverage for Military and Veteran Families?

TRICARE is the Military’s Health Insurance Program About Healthcare Coverage for Military and Veteran Families For those protecting our rights and freedoms by serving in the military, there’s often nothing more important than the health and well-being of your family. Whether you’re an active service member, a military veteran, or a military spouse, it’s critical […]

Legalized Marijuana and The Perils of Driving High

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It seems like marijuana is becoming more and more accepted not only in America but all across the world. It’s still rather controversial, but with empirical studies and evidence to prove beneficial claims, it has come a long way. (Here is one article that explains more about the conflict and evidence.) So far, 30 states […]

Facebook Live: Attorney-Client Privilege for Cohen and Trump

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In this AskTheLawyers.com™ Facebook Live interview, attorney Tom Metier was interviewed about the search warrant issued for President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen. Metier explained that this was extremely unprecedented. He answered commonly asked questions about attorney-client privilege regarding this search. He also addressed the following questions: Has a president’s attorney ever been the […]

What You Should Know about USCIS Form I-130

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If you are a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, you may be able to help your relative immigrate here.  First of all, you need to know who the USCIS is (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) because you will be working quite a bit with this institution for quite some time. The form […]

Ride Shares and Sexual Assault: Who is Liable?

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CNN recently reported that over the past four years, 120 Uber and Lyft drivers committed sexual assault or abuse. How can victims hold their abusers accountable? The ride share companies themselves have attempted to avoid liability by classifying their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. In this video, John H. (Jack) Hickey, an injury […]