A crying toddler.

Spanking and Its Effects On A Child’s Brain Development

Spanking is becoming a more and more taboo way to discipline one’s children. While a national research study shows that many adults still believe spanking is an adequate way to discipline a child, the number of adults who disapprove of the practice is growing every year. The negative effects on a child far outweigh any…

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Celebrating Holidays: Stay Away from Products That May Injure You

Labor Day will be here before you know it, then there comes October with all the fun activities, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, and so on. So many fun celebrations! While most people are grilling, camping, swimming and/or boating, and even celebrating with fireworks, it is important to remember to stay away from products that may…

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Tips for Getting the Most Compensation in Your Personal Injury Case

If you suffered serious injuries in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you likely want to file a personal injury claim against the responsible party. However, it’s essential to take the proper steps to ensure you are maximizing your potential settlement. Here are several tips for getting the most compensation in your injury case….

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Man on a wheelchair crying.

Long-Term Permanent Injuries: What You Must Know

When filing a personal injury claim in Iowa, you are likely wondering how much your case is worth and how quickly the at-fault party’s insurance will resolve it. However, if you have long-lasting or permanent injuries, the claims process can take significantly longer. The insurance company may more aggressively try to undervalue your claim. Even…

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A daughter crying.

Child Visitation: What If My Child Refuses to Do It?

A child’s visitation refusal can have significant emotional and legal impacts. Not only does it put both parents in a tough situation, but it may stir up distrust and suspicion. From a legal standpoint, failure to comply with a court-ordered visitation agreement may result in severe penalties. If your child’s safety is a concern, speak…

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Payment of child support.

Do I Have to Pay Child Support If I Give My Baby up for Adoption?

Do you have to pay child support if you give up your child for adoption? The short answer is no, you don´t. Like many legal questions, however, the answer isn’t quite that simple once you look at it closely. Under certain circumstances you might still owe child support payments. Under other circumstances, a bureaucratic mistake…

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A woman with possible brain injury.

How Long After Brain Injury Can Symptoms Occur?

Symptoms of a brain injury can manifest themselves hours, days, and sometimes even weeks after the injury occurs. The occurrence of delayed symptoms generates medical dangers, and it complicates the process of obtaining injury compensation. Delayed Symptoms of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Mild TBI, including virtually all concussions, might not even cause you to…

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