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What is lien-stripping and how does it work?

May 19, 2020

Many homeowners have more than one mortgage or lien on their property. In some cases, given the fluctuating values of real estate, homeowners can owe more than their home is worth. This is especially the…

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How the automatic stay in bankruptcy proceedings can help a filer get back on track

May 15, 2020

The automatic stay is one of the benefits to filing for bankruptcy. When someone files for bankruptcy, the court orders a stay on all attempts to collect debts from the filer. In part, the reason…

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The steps for filing for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy

May 7, 2020

Filing for bankruptcy is not something that anyone should take lightly. The process is quite intensive. Chapter 13 bankruptcy is especially complex, because under this type of bankruptcy a filer will be required to pay…

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How secured credit cards can help you build your credit

May 7, 2020

In the personal finance world, the words “credit card” often carry a negative connotation. Indeed, credit card debt is one of the top-cited reasons why people file for bankruptcy. Still, credit cards can actually be…

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Dealing with Workers’ Compensation Claims During the Holidays

The holiday season is a busy time for everyone, and perhaps the last thing we want to deal with is an injury on the job. However, if an injury does occur, the employee should report…

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Workers Comp Considerations: Are My Benefits Taxable?

Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Of the two certainties, death is far simpler. While everyone must pay some taxes, calculating the amount you…

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Expecting a Workers' Compensation Audit? Get Prepared with a Morgan & Morgan Lawyer

Workers’ compensation audits are a routine part of having workers’ compensation insurance. They verify your business’s operations and update your policy information to include changes in operations, new or closed business locations and any new…

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What You Need to Know Before You File a Workers' Compensation Claim

If you are injured on the job, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in Georgia. However, there are things your Athens workers’ comp attorneys believe you should know before jumping headfirst into filing…

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Working in construction can be dangerous. Contact Morgan and Morgan Lawyers if your have been injured while working on a construction site.

8 Most Common Construction Site Accidents

Working on a construction site can be extremely dangerous and can result in the worst work-related injuries out there. Awareness and adhering to safety procedures are the most effective ways of hindering the occurrence of construction site accidents. 

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How Do Employers Perceive Those Who File Workers' Compensation Claims?

In our current economy, many workers are nervous about their ability to keep or find a job. These nerves may even keep them from filing for a legitimate workers’ compensation claim. They assume that future…

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