How Do I File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Categories: Bankruptcy

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is relatively quick, especially because it is the most common type of bankruptcy filed by consumers each year. The process can, however, take longer than necessary if you do not follow the filing deadlines or complete the steps required by the court. Luckily, because it is a commonly filed bankruptcy type, the…

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What If I’m Hit by a Car outside of the Crosswalk?

Categories: Personal Injury

Pedestrian versus Automobile Injuries

When a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, you assume that the pedestrian has the right-of-way. But what if the pedestrian wasn’t in the crosswalk? Who is liable when there are no crosswalks indicating a pedestrians’ right to pass, and would the driver still be liable for damages? While pedestrians often have the right of away in…

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Can a Business Survive Chapter 11?

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As a struggling business owner, you want to keep your doors open, preserve your legacy, and save the jobs of those who are dedicated to your company. So, when you start considering bankruptcy to get out from your business debts, you may wonder if your business will survive the process. Chapter 11 might sound scary,…

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When Are Property Owners Liable for Slip and Fall Accidents?

Categories: Personal Injury

A slip and fall accident is not uncommon in the United States. While common, being successful in a slip and fall accident case varies, depending on how strong the evidence is to prove fault. Without having a strong case for establishing fault, your chances of receiving the compensation you need for your claim reduces significantly….

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Top Tips for Healthier Finances in 2019

Categories: Bankruptcy

It is the start of 2019, and now is the time to rejuvenate your finances and hopefully improve your credit score. If you find yourself drowning in debts, you may be able to swim your way out by implementing some healthier spending and money management tips as part of your New Year’s resolution. When the…

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Facts to Know about the Insurance Fair Conduct Act

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IFCA and Bad Faith Claims

Unless you have recently filed a claim with an insurance company, you may be unaware of the Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA). The IFCA took effect December 2007 here in Washington, and it is designed to protect policyholders when their insurance company unfairly or unjustly denies their insurance claims. However, the IFCA is a misunderstood…

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A New Year and a Fresh Start: Is Chapter 11 the Right Choice for You?

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Bankruptcy Law

Everyone has their New Year’s resolutions in the works in December, and one of those that many consider is getting their finances in order. When bills pile up, you cannot catch a break, and your debt-to-income ratio has dwindled to nothing for your organization, you might consider filing for bankruptcy. By filing for bankruptcy, you…

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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

pedestrian crossing highway

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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