Daily Archives April 6, 2015

Finding an Injury Lawyer

Finding an Injury Lawyer

by: Jeff Lakie

A personal injury is something that we hope never to have to endure. Whether it occurs at work or elsewhere, there is little doubt that such an injury can be traumatic, both in physical and emotional terms. But while you are struggling to recuperate, perhaps enduring physical therapy, and probably requiring time off work, your financial situation cane find itself in even more dire straits. Thankfully, if you have had an unfortunate injury befall you, there is somewhere you can turn for help.
A personal injury lawyer can help you find out whether you are eligible to receive any financial recompense because of the injury you sustained and the difficulties that you encountered because of it...

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If you rent a home, protect it by buying Renters I

If you rent a home, protect it by buying Renters Insurance.

by: Mike Yeager

Renters insurance is often overlooked by people who are renting their house or apartment. Many people don’t realize that their landlord’s insurance only covers the building that you live, there in no coverage for your personal belongs. Renters insurance usually offers full coverage to protect your belongs from fire, flooding, theft, and many other types of perils. Most renters’ policies are actually very inexpensive, especially when compared with regular homeowners insurance; and it’s easy to get a renters insurance quote. People who rent their homes or apartments may not realize that they may need liability insurance...

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Consumer Handbook Available

Consumer Handbook Available

by: News Canada

(NC) – Having quality consumer information is the best protection you can have in today’s marketplace. The Canadian Consumer Handbook put together by Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial consumer protection agencies offers a wealth of information. There’s information on the differences between proper and improper business procedures, on how to approach banks, insurance companies, utility companies, landlords and many others. It also provides advice on consumer rights, making informed decisions, making a complaint effectively, and protecting yourself from unscrupulous dealers.
Complaining effectively is a skill that the Handbook looks at in full...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wills, Living Wil

Frequently Asked Questions About Wills, Living Wills and Powers of Attorney

by: Sheri R. Abrams, Attorney at Law

Frequently Asked Questions About Wills, Living Wills and Powers of Attorney
WHAT DOES A WILL DO?
The simplest way to ensure that your funds, property and personal effects will be distributed after your death according to your wishes is to prepare a will. A will is a legal document designating the transfer of your property and assets after you die. Usually, wills can be written by any person over the age of 18 who is mentally capable, commonly stated as “being of sound mind and body.”
WHO NEEDS A WILL?
Although wills are simple to create, about half of all Americans die without one (or Intestate)...

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Identity Theft: Count the ways

Identity Theft: Count the ways

by: Daryl Campbell

I received an e-mail message from “Paypal” not to long ago. The e-mail stated that PayPal needed me to update and verify my security information for their database. I didn’t. One of the sentences in the e-mail read:
“Complete the necessary verification tasks within 5 days, or your account might get temporarily suspended.”
That didn’t sound like the PayPal I’ve been doing business with for several years. The grammar of “your account might get temporarily suspended” raised an alarm bell. Also the logo while quite professional looked odd.
But the obvious giveaway was knowing Paypal would never contact me at an e-mail address I never gave them. I could have become a victim of a technique called phishing. Just another form of Identity theft.
The...

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