How to Fight Back against Bad Faith Insurance Acts

Categories: Insurance

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You pay your premiums with your insurer on time, and in return, you expect that your insurance company will be there when you file a claim. After all, the point of investing in insurance is that it is there for you, even if you are at fault. However, what should you do when your insurance…

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Pedestrians Crossing the Highway: Who Is at Fault?

Categories: Personal Injury

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As you drive through city streets, you know that pedestrians have the right of way. That is why you look out for them in neighborhoods, only pass through crosswalks when they are clear, and exercise caution. When a pedestrian is crossing an interstate highway, do they still have the right of way? Pedestrians injured in…

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A Quick Guide for Companies Considering Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Categories: Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy, whether personal or business, is a procedure governed by federal (not state) laws. Because it is a federal procedure, bankruptcies run through the Federal District Courts rather than state-level courts. As a business owner, you have options when you find yourself unable to meet debt obligations. Not only can you choose to liquidate, but…

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Trick or Treat: Avoid Slip and Fall Claims This Halloween

Categories: Personal Injury

Halloween is quickly approaching. While you get the costumes ready, break out the decorations, and make sure you are fully stocked up on the best candy, what steps have you taken to improve your home’s safety? Halloween is that time of the year that lets homeowners completely transform their property. While you want to be…

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What to Expect at Your Chapter 12 Confirmation Hearing

Categories: Bankruptcy

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Chapter 12 bankruptcy is exclusively offered for family farmers and fishers. It allows these individuals to restructure their finances, save their business, and avoid court-ordered liquidation or foreclosure. Chapter 12 works similarly to Chapter 13 bankruptcy where you create a repayment plan that the courts approve – and you then follow. Part of filing your…

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Tips for Planning out Your Chapter 11 Reorganization

Categories: Bankruptcy

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Chapter 11 bankruptcy is the ideal solution if you want to keep your assets but get relief from creditors. The most important aspect of filing for Chapter 11 is your reorganization plan. The court requires your reorganization plan and must approve it before you proceed with Chapter 11. In its basic form, the reorganization plan…

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How Are Debt Consolidation Loans Handled during Bankruptcy?

Categories: Bankruptcy

Debt consolidation loans are advertised for those who are in over their heads in debt and want to take multiple payments and combine them into one. Sometimes, they come from financial institutions, while other times they come from a consolidation agency. Regardless, the principle idea is to consolidate payments and the money spent on interest…

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