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Can I Increase My VA Disability Rating?

You should only try to increase your VA disability rating if you have a warranted medical reason for doing so. The only basis on which the VA will change a disability rating is if an injury, illness, or disability for which a rating was already assigned has deteriorated or worsened over time. One example of this would be an injured vet who receives benefits for an injured leg. As a result of... ❯❯❯

How Insurance Companies Strongarm Victims to Avoid Paying Out Car Accident Settlements

Insurance companies are known to strongarm victims of car accidents. Allstate was recently reported as one of the worst insurance companies for victims because the company will drag out claims and offer low settlements. If an accident involves two parties with the same insurer, it can be even more difficult to secure a fair settlement. Insurers strongarm victims in several ways: Deny, Deny and... ❯❯❯

When to Settle or Go to Trial in a Car Accident Case

People who suffer injuries in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence are often left in confusion as to what steps to take. So many times, injuries sustained in a car accident can be severe and require severe and expensive medical care. When a person’s injuries are serious, there are losses because they may find themselves unable to enjoy life or work as they did before the car... ❯❯❯

Citizenship by Investment: What Immigrant Entrepreneurs Should Know

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program enables immigrant investors who are interested in engaging in enterprises that benefit the United States economy to gain residency and citizenship rights. Multiple criteria must be fulfilled for investors to qualify. In November 2019, new rules went into effect that modernize the EB-5 Program. Immigration and business attorneys can help immigrant investors... ❯❯❯

Injured at the Airport?

When people are injured at an airport, liability may fall on a number of entities including the airport manager, the airline, vendors, and even a contracting maintenance or custodial company. Filing a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit against the wrong defendant could cause the court to dismiss the case. If the statute of limitations expires in the meantime, victims could lose their right... ❯❯❯

Hurt in a Work-Related Car Accident?

When people suffer injuries in a car accident while performing activities that are tied to their jobs or while engaging in some other type of work-related activity, they may be able to recover compensation from a variety of sources. In addition to workers’ compensation benefits through their employer’s insurance company,  victims may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit... ❯❯❯

How to understand your case

If you’re involved in a lawsuit, it might be difficult to understand what’s going on in your case. You might wonder what is the statue of limitations for my case? How long will it take to get a settlement? Is my lawyer doing everything correctly? The judicial system is complicated and there’s often a lot of jargon floating around that might feel overwhelming or confusing. But... ❯❯❯

The Legal Status of Forex Trading in Australia

The forex trading environment in Australia is quite different from in other major financial markets like the U.S., Europe and India. For one thing, there are no limits on leverage in Australia, at least by the regulatory authorities. There are many other differences, but the bottom line for traders is that opening an account, and using it, is much less constrained for a Sydney-based entrepreneur,... ❯❯❯

Must I Share my Gift? A Quick Guide of Gifts in Illinois Divorce

In a divorce, the Illinois court will divide property into two categories – marital and non-marital property.   To keep it simple, marital property will be divided.  Non-marital property stays with the owner in name and possession.  Marital property is any property acquired during the marriage.  “Marital property” means all property, including debts and... ❯❯❯

What You Need To Know About Calculating Child Support In Florida

Regardless of your familial situation, separation is no simple affair. Unfortunately though, when there are children caught in the crossfire thing can become more complicated and stressful. As such, as a parent, it is your duty to ensure that, in spite of the turmoil in your own relationship, you continue to provide your child with a good degree of certainty, love and care. Often, in order to... ❯❯❯