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What Is Due Process? Understanding the 14th Amendment

We have specific civil rights guaranteed to us by the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Understanding those civil rights can mean the difference between freedom and prison. It can mean the difference between keeping your property and having it seized by the government. An essential element of the protection under the 14th Amendment…

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What To Know About Nursing Home Financial Abuse

Nursing home abuse is often thought of in terms of physical or emotional harm inflicted upon the elderly. Unfortunately, another form of such abuse is financial. Nursing home residents are often seen as targets by dishonest caregivers wishing to exploit them for their own gain. But the problem of financial nursing home abuse usually goes…

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How Can I Prove I Was Wrongfully Convicted of a Crime?

When someone is arrested, they are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The United States Constitution guarantees our civil rights to legal counsel and a fair trial. We trust that justice will prevail, and innocent people will be found not guilty. However, what happens when the justice system fails and a person is wrongfully convicted of…

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Can I Get Emotional Damages From a Dog Bite?

Victims of dog bites can seek compensation for their injuries and damages from the dog owner or other legally liable party. Physicians, insurance companies, and the victims often focus on the physical injuries and financial losses caused by dog bites. However, dog bites and dog attacks can cause emotional damages that can be just as…

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What Types of Doctors Face the Worst Malpractice Suits?

Medical errors and medical negligence are more common than many people realize. About one-half of medical providers have been or will be sued for medical malpractice. Malpractice spans all health care practices, including general practice, specialties, nursing homes, and hospitals.  Victims of medical malpractice may be entitled to compensation for the damages caused by negligent…

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