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

Categories: Insurance

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?

Categories: Bankruptcy

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

insurance claim

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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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

bankruptcy

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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