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How To Recognize The Signs Of Domestic Violence And Sexual Abuse

The signs of domestic violence and sexual abuse don’t always announce themselves. In some cases, signs of abuse are in plain sight for everyone to see, especially domestic violence victims. However, sexual abuse often stays silent and can easily go unrecognized without looking closer and identifying the key warning signs. Emotional signs of abuse can go undetected. There are several signs that can help co-workers, families, neighbors, and friends to identify the different elements of domestic violence and sexual abuse in children and adults. If you suspect someone is experiencing domestic violence and sexual abuse you do something to help… Read More

The Difference Between Legal And Physical Custody.

Divorce is a sensitive topic that affects everyone involved in it, the process itself is pretty lengthy on its own and it can be prolonged should there be a misunderstanding amongst the terminology used. When children are involved in the process “custody” is a word you will come across several times but, are you aware of the differences between legal custody and physical custody? Many believe that these terms are interchangeable when in reality, one of these gives you the ability to make important decisions for the child, while the other determines where the child resides. Legal Custody Legal Custody… Read More

The Four Types Of Recurring Medical Malpractice Cases That Result In Claims

Everyone visits a hospital or seeks a doctor to either check their health, treat a condition they may have, or to heal an injury that they have endured, but often times, the patient seeking medical care will leave the hospital worst off than when they went in the first place. Filing a medical malpractice claim is something that can protect the patient from having to pay for all the damages caused by the facility or medical professionals negligence. Seeking a Miami Medical malpractice attorney after enduring an injury from a medical malpractice mistake should be sought. These are the following… Read More

Dangers of Using Template Forms & Contracts Found Online As-Is

Legal Self-help in the Internet Age The proliferation of self-help websites has certainly not left the legal sphere untouched. More than ever, it is tempting to use online templates, contracts or forms in an attempt to reduce the legal costs of business, and of life. To this end a variety of websites offer free or low cost access to a wide array of legal documents. They are literally a click away. Just ten years ago there was little option but to approach a business litigation attorney in dallas Texas to help you form an LLC, draft an employment contract, register… Read More

Facts About The Dangers In Amusement Parks

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Suffering Personal Injury After A Car Accident: What To Do

When a reckless driver speeds through oncoming traffic at 90 miles an hour and crashes into your car, your world is likely to turn upside down. An unpredictable car accident can be a life-changing event. The catastrophic consequences of the accident might include medical problems for you or fellow passengers, emotional trauma, costly car repairs and property damage. Fortunately, adhering to a few guidelines will help you receive the proper financial compensation for any personal injuries that result from the accident. The frightening moments in the immediate aftermath of an auto accident ideally should be followed by a sense of… Read More

How Should I Add My Personal Injury Settlement Into My Estate?

When you try to talk to the average working American about estate planning, they usually dismiss it as something reserved for people with significant financial means. But if you have a family and you want to take care of that family after you have gone and you want to make sure that your assets are distributed in a certain way, then estate planning is a smart idea. In many cases, distributing wealth after you have passed on is easy because your life insurance policies and other investments have beneficiaries. However, what would you do if you suddenly received a large… Read More

How Technology Is Helping To Fight Digital Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is known to the public in several forms. Physical, sexual, and emotional abuse occur most often in nursing homes, but they can also occur to the elderly who live at home. Financial abuse occurs when someone takes advantage of the trusting nature of an elderly person and drains their bank account. However, BanvilleLaw.com highlights a new form of abuse that has been uncovered since the rise of social media and, it is called digital abuse. What Is Digital Elder Abuse? Digital elder abuse is most commonly committed when employees of nursing facilities share compromising photos of elderly patients… Read More