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The Basics of The Good Samaritan Law

In a litigious society, there can be a reluctance to help out in emergency situations. Fear of liability for any misstep can paralyze even the most helpful good Samaritan. In the United States, each state has laws or regulations to protect off-duty medically-trained personnel and the general public from liability…

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Top 3 Tips To Hire A Lawyer

At some point in life, we all need a lawyer, be it for a minor thing like going over a contract or to get you out of legal trouble. The legal system is very complex, and the language used to write it isn’t understandable to the layperson. To most people,…

4 Possible Grounds for Contesting a Will

The passing away of a parent and loved one is both painful and emotionally challenging. But things get even worse when you feel that the deceased’s will did not provide for you fairly, or did not provide for you at all, and you decide to contest the will. In this…

Financial Elder Abuse – A Growing Problem?

One of the problems gaining prominence in the community health scene is the mistreatment of the elderly, at home or in the institutions in which they are confined. Unfortunately, elder abuse occurs every day in the U.S! Sadly, seniors may not even know that they’re being abused. They may hide signs…