Daily Archives April 23, 2015

What is a Structured Settlement

What is a Structured Settlement

by: Amit Laufer

A Structured Settlement is an agreement between a personal injury victim ( a Plaintiff ) and an Insurance company ( the Defendant ) to compensate the Plaintiff by the defendant with long term periodic payments instead of a single cash lump sum.
Payments can be tailored to each individual plaintiffs needs, to help meet expenses such as on-going medical and living expenses, education, children needs & support etc’ The fixed annuity payments are tax-free to the claimant, a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) feature is available, that can help offset the effects of inflation over time, payments can continue as long as the claimant lives thus providing him the maximum benefits.
Structured settlements are encouraged by plaintiffs lawyers, Courts, ...

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How to Talk to the Police if Your Suspected of a C

How to Talk to the Police if Your Suspected of a Crime

by: Susan Chana Lask, Esq.

If you’re suspected of a crime, the police can come to your house or work or find you on the street to talk to you. Usually it will be a detective in plain clothes in an unmarked car who will want to talk to you. You might find a card from the detective under your door, or a message on your phone from him asking you to call.
You always have the right to remain silent, as anything you say to a police detective will be used against you in court. You also have the right to be represented by an attorney when talking with the police.
Just because a detective comes around looking for you doesn’t mean you have to speak to him or see him at the police precinct...

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How To Win Your Case For Social Security Disabilit

How To Win Your Case For Social Security Disability Benefits If You Suffer From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia

by: Sheri Abrams

Winning a Social Security Disability case for someone who suffers from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia (CFS/FMS) can be very difficult. However, with proper preparation I am often able to win client’s their Social Security Disability benefits. I approach a Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia case using the following five factors:
1) Was the Diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia Made by a Specialist?
I am always very skeptical on my chances of winning when a person comes to me and is not being treated by a specialist in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia...

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Make Your Complaint Heard & Get Results

Make Your Complaint Heard & Get Results

by: James H. Dimmitt

At some point in time you will be faced with the need to register a complaint because of a poor product or poor service, or maybe even both !
Here are some tips to make sure that your complaint is NOT ignored.
Keep Your Cool
It’s difficult to do this when you are “mad as all get out” but it’s a key step to making sure you’re complaint gets heard. Act reasonably and politely.
Make the person on the other end of your complaint WANT to help you. Losing your temper can cause the other person to become “defensive” instead of cooperative and helpful.
Identify Yourself
Don’t start out with “what” you are – “I’m a lawyer”, “I’m a doctor”, “I’m a trash collector”. Start out with “who” you are – “My name is Jim”...

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Learn About The Awful Truth And The Hard Facts Abo

Learn About The Awful Truth And The Hard Facts About Drunk Driving Accidents

by: Michael Sanford

One minute your in the bar, having a couple of laughs with someone you just met. The flirting rises as both of you chug down your drinks. As you drink more, you become bolder, so is the other person. Both of you now have a roaring good time. As the night ends, you exchange numbers, say your goodbyes and get to your cars. That’s when the nightcap ends, the likelihood that you’ll end up in a hospital is far greater than the other motorists on the road, and odds are you’ll cause the accident. Drinking and driving never matched, you may never have the chance to dial the number you just got from the person in the bar.
Fact, drunk driving is the leading cause of motor vehicle mishaps all over t...

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