Wrongful Death During Childbirth: 3 Types Of Bleeding Emergencies That Can Result In The Death Of The Mother

1 November 2015
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In this day of medical advancements and miracles, more mothers are dying during childbirth than in previous years. In 1982, only 7.5 women per 100,000 died during childbirth. Today, the number is 18.5 out of every 100,000 women. And these numbers only reflect births that occur in the United States. Although death during childbirth is more common in developing countries, the United States is the only developed country where maternal death rates continue to rise. Read More 

4 Factors That Can Lead Medical Practitioners To Suspect Child Abuse

28 October 2015
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Depending on the state where you live, various workers are required by law to report suspicions of child abuse if they have evidence to support those suspicions. Doctors and nurses are examples. Even in other states, these practitioners may feel compelled to report a parent to social services if they believe child abuse is occurring. Although this is worrisome to parents who bring a child to an emergency room or urgent care clinic after an injury occurs, the system is intended to protect young persons from harm. Read More 

How Your Assets Are Divided In A Divorce

27 October 2015
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The location of your divorce matters a great deal when it comes to dividing property. If you do not have a prenuptial or other written agreement, you and your spouse's assets will be divided according to the law of your state. Unlike many other legal matters, divorce settlements can vary a great deal depending on your individual circumstances. To protect yourself, you need to hire an experienced attorney who specializes in divorce matters. Read More 

What You Should Know (And Do) If Social Security Questions Your Ability To Handle Your Benefits

27 October 2015
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If your application for disability benefits is approved by Social Security and you suffer from any form of mental impairment, including depression, a decision has to be made about your ability to properly handle your own funds. You may be asked to come to an interview specifically for that purpose. This is what you should know and do. There's doubt about your ability to manage your money. The decision to assign a representative payee to handle your benefits for you is usually made during the disability determination process, not after. Read More 

Three Things Your Lawyer Cannot Do For You Or Against You

26 October 2015
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Although you may marvel at the power lawyers have, and may even be slightly intimidated by your own lawyer, there are limitations to what lawyers can and cannot do. You may be surprised to discover some of these things, because they are not common knowledge. However, if you think about each of the following three things that your lawyer cannot do for you or against you, it all makes sense. Read More