Archive for January, 2015

Three Reasons to Hire a Family Law Attorney

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Though their title sounds vague — and is pretty general — family law attorneys are called family law attorneys for a reason. Their particular field of expertise is fairly broad, covering most family-related issues and domestic relations. Divorces, after all, are usually fairly complicated, and could involve several other difficult issues such as child custody and/or domestic violence.
So while most people think that they need a divorce lawyer, what they really need is a family law attorney, and that’s not the only reason why.
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Experienced family law attorneys will know whether a divorce will best be han

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The 5 Most Important Things Healthcare Providers Should Know About OIG Exclusion

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Of the many responsibilities healthcare providers hold, one with serious financial implications is compliance with the Office of the Inspector General. The OIG can exclude individuals or parties from being employed or contracted by any provider who receives payment from federal health programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. Here’s what you need to know about how that affects your organization:

  1. Your Organization Is at Risk If You Hire Excluded Individuals

    If it’s discovered that you’ve hired someone who has been excluded by the OIG, then your organization is subject to financial penalties. Read more ...

3 Services You Didn’t Know Personal Injury Lawyers Offered

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The popular image of an auto accident injury attorney is someone who spends half his time making TV commercials and half his time in the courtroom trying to argue for maximum settlements. But this stereotypical view of what personal injury attorneys do ignores some of the most important services a lawyer can help you with. If you actually find a personal injury attorney, you’re likely to discover that he or she is happy to help you do the following:

  1. File an Insurance Claim

    If your case is fairly straightforward and another driver caused the accident in which you experienced injury, than an auto accident injury claim may be your best course of action. In this situation, you submit w

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Surprising Factors in Truck Crashes

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Trucks are great at getting things where they need to go, but occasionally, they can make the road unsafe for travel. According to a 2013 study on truck accident statistics published in the International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, trucks account for just 8% of traffic on the road, but 11% of fatal crashes involve a truck.
What are the most common causes of truck accidents?
There are many different factors that may contribute to a trucking accident. While many people assume that driver fatigue is the number one cause of big truck accidents, the instances where that is the case are surprisingly low. Only 13% of trucking accidents can be attributed to driver fatigu

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