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  • Tips for Filing a Claim Under the Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act

    Report your Injury ASAP As soon as you are injured, immediately report the injury to your supervisor. I suggest that you inform your supervisor in person if you can, but also e-mail or fax him/her an

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  • Former Florida Auto Insurance Defense Attorney's 7 Tips to Follow After an Automobile Accident

    Filing an auto accident claim can be complicated and stressful. Insurance companies exist to make huge profits. They do so by settling claims cheaply or denying claims. Florida personal injury attorney, Tim Nies, a former auto insurance defense lawyer, offers 7 tips to follow after a crash.

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  • 10 Tips to Follow after a Slip and Fall at a Florida Supermarket

    Seek medical attention right away. If you are injured, don't tough it out, request an ambulance to transport you to a hospital to get checked out. If you do not wish to go to a hospital, or have an a

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  • Safe Operation of a Personal Watercraft

    To many, Florida is considered the boating capital of the United States because of its thousand miles of shoreline and picturesque inland waterways. In Florida, thousands of people take to the water daily on their personal watercraft (also known as Jet skis, SeaDoos or WaveRunn...

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  • What to Do if you are Served with a Fraudulent Lawsuit

    If you have been sued and served with a complaint, which is completely fraudulent, Florida Judges have the authority, under Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.150, to strike the complaint right from the beginning. Please remember that if you have been served with a complaint, you ...

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  • Florida Deposition Guide for Personal Injury Victims

    Having your deposition taken, as a plaintiff in an injury case, can be stressful. I have prepared countless plaintiffs for depositions. I also have years experience of being the insurance defense attorney taking the depositions of plaintiffs. Here are 10 tips to remember when being deposed.

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  • Fraudulent, Worthless or Bad Checks in Florida - Tips to Protect You and Your Business

    This article is written to provide readers with an overview of Florida law regarding worthless and fraudulent checks. This article is for general information only and should not be considered legal advice. Under the laws of Florida, any check returned from a bank and stamped or l...

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  • A Few Tips for Drafting Florida Prenuptial Agreements...

    Soon-to-be husbands and wives are permitted to enter into binding contracts under Florida’s Uniform Premarital Agreement Act on issues such as the right and obligations to any asset and liability, the right to sell or purchase property, the right to alimony, etc. Here are a few tips to consider

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  • Four Tips regarding Florida Prenuptial Agreements

    A prenuptial agreement can protect the rights and obligations of husbands and wives with respect to property. However, a poorly drafted prenuptial agreement may not hold up later in court during a div

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  • 5 Tips for Settling your Defense Base Act Claim

    I am a personal injury attorney with experience in litigating Defense Base Act (DBA) claims. So far in 2014, I have settled approximately $2,300,000 in DBA claims alone. Below you will find 5 tips, wh

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