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Danger on the Roads: Emergency Vehicle Accidents

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Danger on the Roads: Emergency Vehicle Accidents

If you have ever been involved in a car wreck, needed assistance from law enforcement personnel or needed help putting out a fire, you were likely extremely grateful for the valuable service that the emergency responders provided. They work long hours for modest pay and put themselves in danger nearly every day, all to protect virtual strangers from harm. Sometimes, however, the emergency vehicles play a part in accidents. To learn more about the dangers of emergency vehicle accidents, read on. Heavy and Fast If you’ve ever been up close to an ambulance or firetruck, you may have been impressed with the solid build and sturdiness of the vehicles. They are built to hold heavy equipment and to withstand forces that normal trucks don’t have to contend with. Additionally, by their very nature, they are often moving at a...

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3 Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Filing Your Taxes As A Self-Employed Freelancer

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Filing Your Taxes As A Self-Employed Freelancer

Breaking away from the nine-to-five and being your own boss sure comes with its fair amount of perks as a freelancer, but when tax time rolls around, all the glory you take advantage of through the year can pale in comparison to the hassle of filing your self-employment taxes. It can sometimes feel like just being a freelancer means you are being penalized by the IRS, with costly self-employment taxes to pay and complications at every turn. However, you can make things even harder on yourself during tax-filing season if you don’t get professional help. Take a look at these common filing mistakes you have to avoid as a self-employed freelancer.  Mistake: Not claiming deductions out of fear of an audit.  Why? The big and scary idea of being an audit risk prevents a lot of freelancers from claiming...

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Personal Injuries That You Cannot See: Handling Cases With Internal Causes

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Personal Injuries That You Cannot See: Handling Cases With Internal Causes

Not all personal injuries are on the outside and visible. Case in point: mesothelioma, which is brought on by the inhalation of asbestos. Mesothelioma is just one of dozens of personal injury causes and cases involving damage to the internal organs of a person’s body, and often it takes years for these diseases to appear. If you have recently been diagnosed with a health condition that could be job-related, you should consult with a personal injury attorney. Here is why. Caustic Chemicals Take Their Toll Imagine inhaling fumes from industrial cleaners, solvents, or bleach for a few months. Despite the fact that this comes with the territory of many production and industrial jobs, you should still have adequate protection against the inhalation of the fumes. All of your facial orifices (including the mucus membranes of your eyes) should be protected while...

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