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5 Guidelines To Use When Hiring An Attorney

5 Guidelines To Use When Hiring An Attorney
The time has come and you need legal representation. However, there are so many lawyers to choose from. You constantly see television ads and hear radio ads by lawyers in your area. In addition, you also have that friend or neighbor that says, “Hey, my Uncle Larry is a lawyer, you should use him.” Only later do you find that Uncle Larry is only a real estate attorney and you needed a personal injury attorney. Choosing the right lawyer can be difficult.  Therefore, here are five guidelines that you should consider when hiring an attorney. 1. Choose someone who is competent. As stated...
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Drowsy Driving

Drowsy Driving
Often times, we think we can do more than we actually can. The human body is capable of many things but sometimes we push ourselves beyond our limits which can lead to injury. To preform even the simplest of tasks, such as driving we need the optimum amount of sleep. However, when we fail to get the necessary amount of sleep, drowsy driving can set in, judgment can be flawed and a car accident can occur. Per the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, “Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life,...
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Fireworks: 4 Tips On Staying Safe This Fourth of July

Fireworks: 4 Tips On Staying Safe This Fourth of July
Many take the opportunity to celebrate the Fourth of the July with BBQs, pool parties, and often, fireworks. Unfortunately, fireworks are not always fun and games. Every year, fireworks are responsible for thousands of fires. These fires result in millions of dollars in property damage and medical expenses. A majority of these instances occur around the 4th of July. Moreover, insurance policies may not cover damages caused by illegal activities. Typically, that depends on state law. In the State of Florida, there are only a handful of small fireworks that can be used recreationally. Most fireworks that lift off the ground are illegal for recreational...
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5 Positive Things You Can Do With Your Settlement

5 Positive Things You Can Do With Your Settlement
The day has come. The settlement negotiations are over with the insurance company or the verdict has been reached. After all the attorney fees and medical bills have been satisfied, you are about to come into a large amount of money, maybe more than some could make over a few years. For most, the first question to come to mind is, “What am I going to do with the money?” Well, here are 5 positive things that you could do with your settlement that will make a lasting impact on your life and possibly, others. Pay off any debt – Living debt free...
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