Know Your Rights: Avoiding Falling Into Insurance Traps After Your Motorcycle Accident

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If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, the first instinct you may have is to call your insurance company so that you can make a claim for your losses. While that is not the wrong approach to take, there are some mistakes you can make if you do not take some time to think about your accident. The following are some things you should avoid when dealing with your insurer after a motorcycle accident:…

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2 Mistakes That Could Cost You Big If You Are Ever In A Bad Car Accident

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If you are like most people, you drive your car on a daily basis, yet never really expect to be involved in a serious collision. However, even when you expect and hope to never be involved in one, it is important to be prepared for when and if the time comes. If you live in an area of the country where winters are cold, snowy, and icy, then you may worry about getting injured or causing injury in a vehicle accident and already feel prepared, but if you live in a warmer climate, the don’t feel too confident that you will never be involved in an accident – more vehicle accidents in the United States occur during the summer and fall than during the winter.…

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After the Accident: The To-Do List for Motorcycle Operators

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If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident, you need to make sure you take the right steps after the accident to reduce the headaches of the legal issues that you will need to settle. Here is a list of basic to-dos that will help you as you recover from your accident. 1. Document your injuries. Motorcycle injuries are notoriously more serious than normal car-crash injuries, even with minor accidents. Even if you were lucky enough to walk away without a scratch, stay hyper-vigilant for any change in the days following the accident.…

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Remaining Silent: 4 People Not To Talk To About Your Drug Charges

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If you have been arrested on drug possession or cultivation charges, you may already be aware of your right to remain silent. Generally, this refers to your right to not incriminate yourself in front of police officers or a jury. However, the right to remain silent can be more complicated than simply not talking to police officers when they detain you or while you are being held in custody. For example, you may have to actually invoke your right to remain silent by stating that you doing so in order for your silence to not be admissible as a sign of guilt in court.…

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Personal Injury Claims: Loss Of Earning Capacity For A Teenager

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Personal injury litigations are extremely prevalent in the United States. Over 31 million Americans are injured each year to the point where they require medical attention. Many of those injured are teenagers. It is extremely difficult for teenagers to claim compensation in comparison to adults when it comes to earning capacity. This is because there is simply insufficient data to make a good assumption of the amount of compensation that should be paid out.…

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What Does The Recent Supreme Court Ruling Mean For Same-Sex Adoption?

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If you’re involved in a committed same-sex relationship but live in a state that did not traditionally recognize gay marriage, you were likely excited by the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This ruling will provide millions of couples with means by which they can protect their spousal rights, secure tax and Social Security benefits, and engage in other civil and legal protections afforded to married couples.…

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Who's Responsible When Police Damage Property?

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As police face intense scrutiny for the deaths of American citizens under questionable circumstances, another controversy surrounding officers’ conduct is brewing in the shadows. In cities across the nation, police are causing extensive damage to land, homes, and businesses while in the pursuit of suspects and leaving property owners wondering who’s on the hook for repairs. If you’ve got a bill for property destruction caused by law enforcement officers, here’s what you need to know about getting it paid.…

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The Danger Of Drowsy Driving: How To Prove Your Accident Was Caused By A Tired Motorist

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Many drivers are aware of the dangers of driving without enough rest, but unlike drinking and driving, most drivers believe that they are an exception to the rule– about a third of drivers report falling asleep at the wheel at least once. If a driver is asleep at the wheel, the chances of causing injury are higher than when the driving is drinking, under drugs, or distracted by texting or children; a driver who is asleep has, instead a delayed response time, no response time.…

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Crohn's Disease? Collect These 3 Things To Win Social Security Disability Benefits

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Do you have mild to severe Crohn’s disease? Does your condition interfere with your ability to work? If so, you probably qualify for Social Security disability benefits. In order to win those benefits, though, there are 3 very important things you’ll need to gather. Read on to find out what they are. 1.  A Well-Documented Medical History In order to qualify for Social Security disability benefits, your condition must have prevented you from gainfully working in the last 12 months, or must be expected to prevent you from working for a full 12 months following your application.…

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