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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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Telltale Signs Of Elder Financial Abuse

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Telltale Signs Of Elder Financial Abuse

Elder abuse isn’t restricted to physical abuse; there are other forms of abuse, including financial abuse. Financial abuse takes different forms such as forgery and fraud. For example, a caregiver may promise lifelong care to an elder in exchange for a real estate property. Here are some of the telltale signs that may point to elder financial abuse: Mysterious Asset Transfer Mysterious expenditures or transfer of assets should rouse your suspicion, especially if they were open and straightforward before. Check written to “friends,” large donations to charities, unexplained credit card charges, and sudden financial difficulties to confirm that they haven’t been victimized by financial abuse. Perpetrators of this crime have ingenious ways of carrying out their schemes, so don’t let anything slide if it seems suspicious. For example, a caregiver may convince an elderly person to give them power...

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Your Child Just Got A DUI

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Your Child Just Got A DUI

You sent your child to college with the best intentions and high hopes for a better future. Now, all of your dreams for your child are in jeopardy after hearing that they just received a DUI. While it is normal to want to rant and cry, it is important to realize that your child needs you now more than ever. As you step into a world full of legal jargon and frightening consequences for your child’s behavior, use these strategies to help them get their life back on track. Get In the Right Mindset Finding out that your child was driving under the influence is enough to send any parent into hysterics. However, your child has likely already experienced the hardships of jail time and having their car impounded. If they were involved in an accident, then they are...

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