Problems With School Sports Programs? 4 Signs Your Transgender Teen Is Being Discriminated Against

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If you're the parent of a transgender teen, you worry about the way society treats them. Unfortunately, gender discrimination is a common occurrence among the transgender community, even within the educational system. This is particularly true where sports are concerned. Many transgender teens face extreme difficulties concerning school sports programs as soon as they become vocal about their gender identity. If your teen is experiencing difficulties with school sports programs, and you're not getting anywhere through educational channels, it's time to contact a gender discrimination attorney.

30 November 2019

Mistakes You're Making After A Friend's Pet Bites You

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Having a friend's animal bite or attack you is upsetting for a multitude of reasons. Your friendship will be tested as you tend to injuries and ask that they pitch in with medical bills. In fact, they may refuse to help completely. If that happens, you might decide a lawsuit is your only solution. However, your commitment to the friendship could still cause the following mistakes: Not Contacting Police When the incident happened, you likely expected that your friend would apologize profusely and admit their pet was wrong.

4 November 2019

Victim Of Medical Negligence? Here's What You Need To Know Before Hiring A Medical Malpractice Lawyer

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As long as there have been doctors and other medical providers, there has invariably been medical negligence. While most medical professionals do the absolute best job they can, sometimes things do go horribly wrong.  If you believe you or a family member may be the victim of medical malpractice, then it's important you understand as much about the process of filing litigation as you reasonably can. Armed with a clear understanding of the basics, you can then consult with a medical malpractice lawyer to determine if you have a winnable case and should file a lawsuit.

3 October 2019

Understanding What's Next With A Loved One's DUI Arrest

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Receiving a phone call from jail is always distressing. Just knowing that a loved one has been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can bring about fear and confusion about what needs to be done. Take a deep breath and know that there are processes in place to deal with issues like this. Read on for a take on what is about to happen to your loved one after a DUI arrest.

4 September 2019

Tips For Your Immigration Petition

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Immigration issues have dominated the news for a while now, so you'll need to make sure you're handling every part of your application so that there aren't any penalties or setbacks. Immigration law is a subject that you'll need to wrap your mind around, and you will have to get help from an immigration attorney. Use the steps in this article to be sure that you're taking every part of this process seriously.

2 August 2019

Resolving Your Workers' Compensation Claim Using Mediation

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When a workplace injury is so severe that it affects your ability to work at your job, you are entitled to be paid a lump sum payment. The process toward that ultimate settlement offer can be difficult for those dealing with health issues as a result of an injury. To find out what to expect, read on and learn about a common step on the path toward a settlement — mediation.

1 July 2019

The Vitality Of Witnesses In Car Accident Cases

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A person who actually sees a car accident take place is considered an eyewitness, and this person is very helpful in settling a car accident case. Eyewitnesses can come in different forms and can offer details that you did not know about. If you were in an accident, or if you ever are, here are several things to understand about the vitality of witnesses. Types you may encounter at an accident scene

24 April 2019

How To Use Your Bankruptcy Documents To Fight Errors Related To Debts

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If you ever decide to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you should hang on to all the documents you receive from your case, as you might need them in the future. You may need them when applying for a loan to buy a house or car, or you might need them to fight errors relating to debts that you once had. Here are some tips to help you use these documents to fight the errors you may encounter in the future.

24 April 2019

Were You Injured At Work? How A Workers' Comp Attorney Can Help You

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If you have been injured on the job, you may be entitled to money from your employer due to a workers' compensation lawsuit. If you feel that you have been wronged by your employer, you may have a case. Workers' comp law is a complex beast. There are many deadlines that must be met, and appeals are often necessary in these cases. For this reason, many individuals opt to hire an attorney to help them build and present their case.

19 March 2019

Make These Points In Court When The Police Officer Doesn't Show Up

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When you've decided to fight a traffic ticket in court, you can expect to square off against the police officer who pulled you over and wrote you a ticket. In many cases, the officer will show up to court and prove to be a worthy adversary to you and your attorney. However, it's also possible that he or she will fail to appear—which can be good news for you. In this case, your attorney will argue for a case dismissal, but the judge won't automatically agree.

4 February 2019