Month: January 2012

Filing Becomes Important As Estate Tax Laws Change Even If Widows Do Not Owe Money

A new portability clause in the American tax laws is good news for estate planning but likely cannot be relied upon permanently. The provision allows a surviving spouse to claim any exemption not used by their deceased spouse on their

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Hit and Run Accident Kills Toddler and Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Cases that involve kids are the toughest ones to handle. This accident story is heartbreaking. Often in cases like this one, there are two elements you need to keep in mind: the criminal side and the civil side. In this

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Justice Is Not Served When Medical Malpractice Caps Rape an Innocent Victim

In this reported case, a doctor failed to diagnose colon cancer. The man was diagnosed later by another physician, and given one year to live. If you are going to practice medicine, then it is a good idea to get

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Health Insurance Plans Can Help Protect Savings and Health

If you have ever experienced a long illness or multiple illnesses, you know the value of health insurance. Having a health insurance plan in place is smart, because if anything happens to you, you need help paying medical and other

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Long Surgeries Necessitate Better Therapeutic Surfaces for Patient Skin Integrity

A recent study in the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Journal shows that patients can develop pressure ulcers when a surgery lasts more than three hours. How the patient is positioned, the table surface, and skin integrity all play

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Misdiagnosed Heart Attacks Can Lead to Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death Lawsuits

One of the most commonly misdiagnosed conditions is a heart attack, which is hardly a comfort to those who may be experiencing one. Heart attacks are as individual as the person experiencing them. No two people have the same symptoms,

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Medicare Supplement Leads are Trending Says CEO

Insurance agents know the value of Medicare supplements leads. They can turn a modest agency into a thriving business. “It’s not hard to sell Medicare supplement leads and with good reason,” says Clelland Green, RHU, CEO, and president of

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Highway Safety Advocates Push For Tough State Laws on Drugged Driving

As the legislative season begins in most states, the country’s top highway safety officials have launched a campaign to urge state lawmakers to push for harsher laws against drugged driving. “Drugged driving” refers to drivers who are impaired by either

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Model Severely Injured After Walking Into Plane Propeller

A professional model from Texas recently lost a hand in an accident at an airport when she walked into a moving propeller after deplaning a small airplane at night. She was up and walking around after only a few days

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The Right SEO for Insurance Marketing Makes Success a Reality

You need a web presence that really stands out. To do insurance marketing online, you need the right blend of search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing skills to power your site. There are some days when you wonder if you

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