Category Legal

What To Do When Claims For Supplemental Security I

What To Do When Claims For Supplemental Security Income Are Disapproved?

by: Jinky C. Mesias

The supplemental security income is one benefit that can be considered as pro-poor benefit. But like any other Social Security Benefits, there are some requirements needed in order to qualify for the supplemental security income and these are as follows: a) must be living in the United States or the Northern Mariana Islands, b) must be a citizen of United States or is legally living in the United States, c) must be age 65 or above doesn’t matter if blind or disabled and must meet the required base level of income.
The required base level of income for supplemental security income depends on whether or not the recipient works...

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What To Do When You Get Into An Accident

What To Do When You Get Into An Accident

by: Paul Hood

Accidents are unexpected occurrences in life. These are traumatic events that nobody wants to encounter. Because of the shock an accident causes, people tend to lose their ability to think correctly resulting to serious injuries, even death, to himself or to another party.
How can we overcome shock during or after an accident? Presence of mind is very vital in situations like this.
There are several kinds of accidents. Examples are vehicular accidents, industrial accidents and aerial accidents. Different accidents need different approach.
Car accident is an example of vehicular accidents, which claimed millions of lives and caused many people to suffer...

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Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Law

by: Joe Regan

Intellectual Property Law can be quite confusing at times. Copyrights, trademarks and patents all have a role in protecting your hard earned content and knowing their role is half the battle.
Intellectual property in itself refers to the creations of the mind, including such things as: artistic works, literary works, inventions, names, images, symbols, and designs used in commerce. In other words, the intellect that is the possession of an organization or an individual is considered intellectual property.
Intellectual property is divided into two categories, copyrights and industrial property.
Copyrights give the authors of an exclusive work, exclusive rights to that work for a limited amount of time...

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Copyright – What Can You Protect?

Copyright – What Can You Protect?

by: Richard A. Chapo

The legal protection known has “copyright” has come front and center over the past few years with major legal rulings regarding peer-to-peer networks on the Internet. Copyright protection, however, can be a confusing area of the law. This article details what can and cannot be protected by copyright.
Copyright Protection? – Yes
Copyright protects “original works of authorship” in a tangible, fixed form of expression. The material does need to be directly perceptible as long as it can be expressed with the aid of technology. A good example of this is a movie, which requires a projection device of some sort.
Materials that can be copyrighted include:
1. Literary works;
2. Musical works, including any accompanying words
3...

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Are you ready for Your Student’s Student Loans?

Are you ready for Your Student’s Student Loans?

by: Mike Yeager

Your son or daughter is a high school senior and your worried about the coming year, and more importantly, the coming student loans? College has become so important in your children’s future that parents have begun to plan for it at their child’s birth. But, not all of us, as new parents thought that far ahead or could afford too. So, now what? Student loans, whether they are federal loans or not, are options to considered, but to understand first.
Many students that enter college need financial aid. College financial aid provides for instruction as well as the costs of books. But, usually, it does not provide for living arrangements or meals. These are added expenses most of the time.
Federal financial aid or Federal student ...

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