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Common Maritime Injuries and Liability

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When an injury occurs on the water, a special set of rules apply. Personal injury claims in this situation are referred to as maritime or admiralty claims, and they often require the experience of a maritime lawyer to file them. Some activities…

Should You File a Restraining Order?

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If you have been harassed, harmed, or abused by someone, it might be wise to consider filing a restraining order. It should be noted that restraining orders are civil orders, which means they do not give the abuser a criminal record. Restraining…

Why We Have a Jury

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You might have seen them in a movie or on television; a group of people seated in the courtroom who the attorney addresses, describing the details of a case and trying to convince them to vote one way or another. Maybe you’ve served on a jury,…

When is it Time to Consider Bankruptcy?

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If you are feeling harassed by bill collectors or credit card companies, it might be time to consider filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is a type of court proceeding in which a judge examines the assets and liabilities of a person filing for…

Legal Options for Ceramic Hip Implant Defects

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Hip implant defects are an alarmingly common cause of complications in hip surgery patient recovery. While many hip implants have been recalled and hip plant manufacturers are currently being sued for damage to patient’s health, ceramic hip…

Is Lane Splitting Legal In California?

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While it is important for drivers to look out for other vehicles on the road, this is especially important in the case of motorcyclists. Without the protection of an enclosed car, they are even more vulnerable when it comes to accidents and…

Can I File a Personal Injury Claim Even if I’m Partially at Fault?

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If you suspect you might have been partially at fault for the accident in which your injury occurred, it can be hard to know if you are still eligible to receive compensation in a personal injury claim. A person’s eligibility to file a personal…

What Happens If Someone Dies Without A Will?

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Losing a loved one is painful and difficult. In addition to the emotional impact, losing family members or friends often means that their loved ones often have to take care of their affairs after death. This includes dividing any remaining assets…

What Is The Whistleblower Protection Act?

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It is always important for employees to know that they can report and seek help regarding misconduct or illegal activities that happen in their workplace. This is called whistleblowing, and employees often report these kinds of actions to protect…