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How Do You Choose A Personal Injury Attorney?

How Do You Choose A Personal Injury Attorney?

Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer Hiring an injury attorney is not on most people’s to-do list on a normal day....
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A Few Simple Steps Saves Lives

A Few Simple Steps Saves Lives

The Silent Killer The temperatures are getting colder and people are turning their heaters on. And a carbon monoxide is,...
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Document Every Detail In A Personal Injury Case

Document Every Detail In A Personal Injury Case

Insurance doesn't always take care of everything Whether it's on the road at work, maybe at home, we get a...
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Think Long-Term When It Comes To Your Potential Workers’ Compensation Claim

Think Long-Term When It Comes To Your Potential Workers’ Compensation Claim

If you're hurt on the job, file the workers' compensation claim With as crazy as things have been, unemployment as...
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Preventing Unnecessary Accidents As We Head Into The Winter Season

Preventing Unnecessary Accidents As We Head Into The Winter Season

Avoiding a Serious Injury During the Winter We're getting close to Halloween, and of course, it's Upstate New York so...
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Construction Accidents Are Almost Always Very Serious

Construction Accidents Are Almost Always Very Serious

Construction sites can be dangerous places. There are lots of dangerous jobs, and being a construction worker is definitely one...
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Our Charity Music for the Mission and the Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show Fundraiser is ON! Oct 24th

Our Charity Music for the Mission and the Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show Fundraiser is ON! Oct 24th

Stanley Law Offices with Music For the Mission: Giving Back As a personal injury law firm practicing in many communities...
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Five of the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

Five of the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

Last month, a 17-year-old driver died in a Syracuse car accident. He was driving east on South County Line Road...
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Dog Bites Involving Children Have Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dog Bites Involving Children Have Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pediatric emergency departments have seen an increase in visits due to dog bites since the coronavirus pandemic began. A hospital...
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Determining Liability in a Wintertime Truck Accident

Determining Liability in a Wintertime Truck Accident

Driving in the harsh Syracuse winter can be challenging for everyone, even those used to driving in wintertime conditions. Extreme...
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Fall is a good time to check your insurance policy

Fall is a good time to check your insurance policy

Always ask your insurance agent the tough questions Lots of rain around here lately! If you do get some flooding...
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If I fall at work do I have an injury case?

If I fall at work do I have an injury case?

What about a workers' compensation claim alongside a personal injury case? If you fall at work do you also have...
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Is a private eye watching you?

Is a private eye watching you?

Private Eyes dig up all they can Being a private eye can bring up images of Magnum P.I’s mustache and...
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Real Estate Matters Lawyers in New York

Real Estate Matters Lawyers in New York

If you looking for Real Estate Matters Lawyers in New York. In New York City , a buyer's agent can help...
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Roads were meant for cars, not debris

Roads were meant for cars, not debris

We've all been there - where we've had to swerve last minute to miss something in the road Most of...
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Roads were meant for cars, not debris

The experienced car accident attorneys at Stanley Law have recovered maximum compensation for thousands of injured victims, and most of...
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Governor Cuomo extends eviction moratorium, but landlord harassment can continue

Governor Cuomo extends eviction moratorium, but landlord harassment can continue

Eviction Deadline Set Now for September 4th There are thousands of New Yorkers who are financially impacted by the pandemic...
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It’s important to still go to the doctor

It’s important to still go to the doctor

Don't neglect your doctor's visits during the pandemic There are many people avoiding doctors, cancelling doctor appointments, not tending to...
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Beware of dog bites and the liability that comes with them

Beware of dog bites and the liability that comes with them

Dogs and their owners are everywhere! As the weather warms and New Yorkers who have been cooped up by the...
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Driving up the heat for outdoor workers

Driving up the heat for outdoor workers

Outdoor workers can suffer severely in high temperatures. In the hottest part of the year, outdoor workers and those who...
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Don’t get hurt at a summer party

Don’t get hurt at a summer party

The Summertime Blues of Injuries and Liabilities After a tough Spring with shutdowns from Covid, we're all still moving ahead...
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Parental Responsibility for Injuries That Occur When A Child Is Unsupervised

Parental Responsibility for Injuries That Occur When A Child Is Unsupervised

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Boating Accident Advice from Stanley Law

Boating Accident Advice from Stanley Law

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Construction Accidents

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Motorcycle accidents almost always involve horrific injuries

Motorcycle accidents almost always involve horrific injuries

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After a truck accident you can be confused and angry. What do you do next?

After a truck accident you can be confused and angry. What do you do next?

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Picking a personal injury lawyer

Picking a personal injury lawyer

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Every injury case is personal

Every injury case is personal

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Safe Travels: Avoiding Accidents In Recreational Vehicles

Safe Travels: Avoiding Accidents In Recreational Vehicles

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What To Expect Throughout The Social Security Disability Process

What To Expect Throughout The Social Security Disability Process

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Slip and Fall Accidents in Cluttered Areas

Slip and Fall Accidents in Cluttered Areas

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Fired because you filed for workers’ compensation?

Fired because you filed for workers’ compensation?

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Do you want to know why side impact collisions cause such bad injuries?

Do you want to know why side impact collisions cause such bad injuries?

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Traffic Accidents In Construction Zones And Near Work Sites

Traffic Accidents In Construction Zones And Near Work Sites

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Are you facing eviction due to COVID-19?

Are you facing eviction due to COVID-19?

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Safety tips to avoid bicycle accidents

Safety tips to avoid bicycle accidents

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Are you an essential employee concerned for your safety during the pandemic?

Are you an essential employee concerned for your safety during the pandemic?

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Are you facing eviction during COVID-19?

Are you facing eviction during COVID-19?

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The Risks Of Driving With Bald Or Worn Tires

The Risks Of Driving With Bald Or Worn Tires

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case

How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case

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Ever upward. Out of many, one.

Ever upward. Out of many, one.

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5 Myths About Personal Injury Settlements

5 Myths About Personal Injury Settlements

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What Is A Loss Of Consortium Claim?

What Is A Loss Of Consortium Claim?

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Is justice delayed, justice denied?

Is justice delayed, justice denied?

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Factors That May Delay A Personal Injury Claim

Factors That May Delay A Personal Injury Claim

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Are you being considered an essential worker during lockdown?

Are you being considered an essential worker during lockdown?

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TOP QUESTIONS RIGHT NOW DURING ‘LOCKDOWN’

TOP QUESTIONS RIGHT NOW DURING ‘LOCKDOWN’

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Common Types Of Auto Accidents

Common Types Of Auto Accidents

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Biking-Pedestrian Accidents

Biking-Pedestrian Accidents

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Keeping our communities, employees, clients all safe during this uncertain time

Keeping our communities, employees, clients all safe during this uncertain time

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What To Do If You’ve Been Denied Social Security Disability

What To Do If You’ve Been Denied Social Security Disability

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Car Accidents In New York And Pennsylvania: Who’s At Fault When An Animal Is Involved?

Car Accidents In New York And Pennsylvania: Who’s At Fault When An Animal Is Involved?

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Injured at Work? REPORT IT!

Injured at Work? REPORT IT!

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What To Do If You’re Injured In A Tractor-trailer Accident

What To Do If You’re Injured In A Tractor-trailer Accident

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New York City Personal injury Lawyer | Renter? You have rights…

New York City Personal injury Lawyer | Renter? You have rights…

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Traveling abroad? Here’s what you need to know…

Traveling abroad? Here’s what you need to know…

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Slip and Falls on Snow and Ice

Slip and Falls on Snow and Ice

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Cruise Ship Quarantine – can passengers sue?

Cruise Ship Quarantine – can passengers sue?

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Recovering Compensation In Repetitive Stress Injury Cases

Recovering Compensation In Repetitive Stress Injury Cases

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Do Renters have rights?

Do Renters have rights?

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5 Myths About Personal Injury Lawsuits

5 Myths About Personal Injury Lawsuits

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Walk a mile in my shoes

Walk a mile in my shoes

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Manufacturer Defenses in Product Liability Cases

Manufacturer Defenses in Product Liability Cases

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Understanding Your Slip And Fall In Weather Conditions

Understanding Your Slip And Fall In Weather Conditions

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When Children Are Involved In Auto Accidents

When Children Are Involved In Auto Accidents

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What You Need to Know About Childbirth-Injury Cases

What You Need to Know About Childbirth-Injury Cases

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Tips for Limiting Your Construction Accident Liability

Tips for Limiting Your Construction Accident Liability

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Personal Injury Lawyer in New York | Top Five Reasons for Social Security Denial

Personal Injury Lawyer in New York | Top Five Reasons for Social Security Denial

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Best Law firm for Personal Injury case in New York

Best Law firm for Personal Injury case in New York

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Communicating With the Other Driver After A Car Accident

Communicating With the Other Driver After A Car Accident

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“What’s up with the What’s APP?”

“What’s up with the What’s APP?”

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“Do I really need to get a lawyer?”

“Do I really need to get a lawyer?”

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Anticipating Defense Tactics In A Child Victim Case

Anticipating Defense Tactics In A Child Victim Case

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Steps To Take After A Construction Accident

Steps To Take After A Construction Accident

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The Truth about Vaping

The Truth about Vaping

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Are You Working With Dangerously Substandard Equipment?

Are You Working With Dangerously Substandard Equipment?

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Making A Case For A Medical Lawsuit

Making A Case For A Medical Lawsuit

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Safety Issues & Dangerous Workplace Compensation

Safety Issues & Dangerous Workplace Compensation

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Top 7 Causes Of Distracted Driving Accidents

Top 7 Causes Of Distracted Driving Accidents

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Issues with your Dentist?

Issues with your Dentist?

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Suing The Employer Of A Child Abuser

Suing The Employer Of A Child Abuser

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What to know about Worker’s Compensation – Stanley Law Offices

What to know about Worker’s Compensation – Stanley Law Offices

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If You Are Injured as A Visitor On A Construction Site

If You Are Injured as A Visitor On A Construction Site

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Construction Accidents – Stanley Law

Construction Accidents – Stanley Law

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Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety

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All Jerry ever wanted was that motorcycle

All Jerry ever wanted was that motorcycle

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Safety Issues & Dangerous Workplace Compensation

Safety Issues & Dangerous Workplace Compensation

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Dangerous Borders

Dangerous Borders

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NYC Student awarded $60M for horrific chemistry class accident

NYC Student awarded $60M for horrific chemistry class accident

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Your Responsibilities As A Premises Owner & How To Prevent Injury

Your Responsibilities As A Premises Owner & How To Prevent Injury

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When You’re Hurt As A Passenger In A Car Accident

When You’re Hurt As A Passenger In A Car Accident

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Check your insurance policy

Check your insurance policy

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Tree down! Who’s responsible for damages?

Tree down! Who’s responsible for damages?

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You have to do the work

You have to do the work

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Plan for Potholes? Not so easy

Plan for Potholes? Not so easy

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Joe Stanley named in Top Ten

Joe Stanley named in Top Ten

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Construction is a dangerous job

Construction is a dangerous job

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Just or unjust?

Just or unjust?

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Careful Actions Considered By An Attorney In Child Abuse Cases

Careful Actions Considered By An Attorney In Child Abuse Cases

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Your Expectation of Safety On A Construction Site

Your Expectation of Safety On A Construction Site

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Know how the Workers’ Compensation System Works

Know how the Workers’ Compensation System Works

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Prescription medication after an injury

Prescription medication after an injury

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Two Seasons: Winter… and Construction Season

Two Seasons: Winter… and Construction Season

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Making A Case For Diminished Quality Of Life

Making A Case For Diminished Quality Of Life

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How Assessing Dangers And Risks Can Help You Avoid Workplace Injury

How Assessing Dangers And Risks Can Help You Avoid Workplace Injury

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Tires not properly installed on your car can cause a crash

Tires not properly installed on your car can cause a crash

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Children banned from public places?

Children banned from public places?

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Helping Your Child Through an Abuse Case

Helping Your Child Through an Abuse Case

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How long does a Personal Injury case take?

How long does a Personal Injury case take?

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Rental Property and The Lottery

Rental Property and The Lottery

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Child support statute of limitations

Child support statute of limitations

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Cruise ship stranded and people injured

Cruise ship stranded and people injured

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Your Liability As A Driver In A Car Accident

Your Liability As A Driver In A Car Accident

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Social security disability – who qualifies?

Social security disability – who qualifies?

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Year round accidents

Year round accidents

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The more information you have the better, and it’s FREE!

The more information you have the better, and it’s FREE!

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Tax Season Words of Wisdom from Joe Stanley

Tax Season Words of Wisdom from Joe Stanley

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Do you qualify for workers’ compensation?

Do you qualify for workers’ compensation?

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It’s slippery out there!

It’s slippery out there!

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What’s the Social Security disability taken out I’m seeing on my W2?

What’s the Social Security disability taken out I’m seeing on my W2?

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Are you being sexually harassed at work?

Are you being sexually harassed at work?

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Who’s responsible for the smoke detectors and co2 detectors in your rental?

Who’s responsible for the smoke detectors and co2 detectors in your rental?

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When a product or drug goes wrong

When a product or drug goes wrong

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If you were victimized as a child many years ago, NYS lifts the statute of limitations

If you were victimized as a child many years ago, NYS lifts the statute of limitations

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STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS LIFTED in NYS for ABUSE Victims – ACT NOW!

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS LIFTED in NYS for ABUSE Victims – ACT NOW!

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When the going gets tough…

When the going gets tough…

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The government shutdown affecting your social security disability case or your checks

The government shutdown affecting your social security disability case or your checks

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Who owns what you produce on the job?

Who owns what you produce on the job?

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Winter Storm rolling in – what to know before you go!

Winter Storm rolling in – what to know before you go!

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Not a lot of legal changes for 2019

Not a lot of legal changes for 2019

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When there’s no will families argue and often end up in court

When there’s no will families argue and often end up in court

A will prevents a lot of arguments Sometimes people believe a will is just for those with a lot of...
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The role of the paralegal

The role of the paralegal

The role of the paralegal as part of the Team at Stanley Law is an important one. While it will...
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Sometimes tractor trailers are driven like they’re Maserati’s – Stanley Law Offices Blog

Sometimes tractor trailers are driven like they’re Maserati’s – Stanley Law Offices Blog

Unsafe Driving on the highways Have you ever experienced that tractor trailer passing you on the highway being driven like...
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Giving back to your community – Stanley Law Offices Blog

Giving back to your community – Stanley Law Offices Blog

It's important to give back   Getting to know Music for the Mission with Joe Stanley Have you ever seen...
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Suffering Serious Injuries During Travel – Stanley Law Offices Blog

Suffering Serious Injuries During Travel – Stanley Law Offices Blog

How to handle car and truck accidents if you're out of state Have you experienced a car or truck accident...
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A Year of Ups and Downs and Ups again

A Year of Ups and Downs and Ups again

2018 was a year of ups and downs, and ups again. It was a volatile year for many in 2018...
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Do you really need snow tires?

Do you really need snow tires?

Do you really need snow tires? Well if you live in Upstate NY absolutely you do! I look at a...
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House sitters and pet sitters

House sitters and pet sitters

House sitters and pet sitters House sitters and pet sitters and the risks: Do you have someone come to your...
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Will you get a ticket if you obstruct your vehicle’s license plate?

Will you get a ticket if you obstruct your vehicle’s license plate?

Is it illegal to obstruct your license plate in New York State? A listener phoned into one of my radio...
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Why working under the table is a bad idea

Why working under the table is a bad idea

Are you working under the table? Working under the table is bad idea. It might seem like a good idea...
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What’s your liability if someone slips and falls at your home or business?

What’s your liability if someone slips and falls at your home or business?

What's your liability if someone slips and falls on your property this winter? It's a fact of life that it's...
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Are you checking if your online medical records are right?

Are you checking if your online medical records are right?

Are you checking that your online medical records are right? Medical records online in one place is convenient. As long...
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In a world of automation

In a world of automation

In a world of automation, things can still go wrong, and do. Back in October there was the horrific crash...
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Should I talk to the insurance agent directly if I’m hurt?

Should I talk to the insurance agent directly if I’m hurt?

If I'm being contacted directly by the insurance company after I'm hurt, should I talk to them directly or an...
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When’s the best time to call an attorney?

When’s the best time to call an attorney?

When's the best time to call an attorney? People come up to me all the time and I think it's...
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Beware of Porch Pirates this Holiday Season!

Beware of Porch Pirates this Holiday Season!

Beware of the porch pirates this holiday season as many folks will be having packages delivered to their doorsteps. Delivery...
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Are you worried for your job if you file a worker’s compensation claim?

Are you worried for your job if you file a worker’s compensation claim?

Are you hurt and worried about your job if you file a worker's compensation claim? I just met with someone...
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Neighbor blowing snow into your yard?

Neighbor blowing snow into your yard?

Do you have a neighbor who's blowing snow into your yard? Are you wondering what to do about it? This...
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What if I found some money, is it mine to keep?

What if I found some money, is it mine to keep?

The KRock Syracuse radio team had some questions for me this morning about the recent story of the $7.5M found...
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Alimony more complicated starting Jan 1st

Alimony more complicated starting Jan 1st

Alimony is getting more complicated. I was asked this morning on one of my radio shows about the implications of...
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The biggest mistake people make:

The biggest mistake people make:

You know what the biggest mistake people make when they get in an accident is? Not having good information is...
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What if a snowplow hits my car or mailbox?

What if a snowplow hits my car or mailbox?

What if a snow plow hits your car or mailbox this winter? What are your rights? It's that time of...
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Deer accidents in Upstate NY

Deer accidents in Upstate New York I was driving on an interstate earlier this week, just outside of Syracuse. It...
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“Worker’s Compensation is complex and always changing”

"I've dedicated my entire career to worker's rights when they're injured" says Sheila Fallon of Stanley Law. "It takes a...
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“Cyber bullying and the role of schools”

“Cyber bullying and the role of schools”

Cyber bullying and bullying in schools is the biggest complaint I get calls from parents. Issues at schools tend to sway...
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“Construction workers beware”

Everyone on a construction site needs to be mindful because, let's face it, it's a dangerous job. If you have...
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“Insurance coverage: most people don’t have enough”

There are two types of insurance coverage you should make sure you have enough of: the first is property damage....
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“Retailers and Credit Card companies decisions affect you”

“Retailers and Credit Card companies decisions affect you”

Recently on of my my radio show interviews I was asked about the class action lawsuits going on between retailers...
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“Safety Standards for Limousines”

“Safety Standards for Limousines”

Have you ever hired a limousine for you and your friends? Maybe even for your teenager for Prom? When you're...
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Insurance companies don’t want to pay

Insurance companies don’t want to pay

What is the insurance company’s motivation to pay? The insurance companies – whether it’s car insurance or there’s homeowners’ insurance...
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Are your medical records accurate?

Are your medical records accurate?

Do you double check your own medical records and ensure they’re accurate when you go to the doctor? Why does...
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The driver who hit me doesn’t have insurance!

The driver who hit me doesn’t have insurance!

Bad things happen to good people. I see it every day. So when listeners phone in to one of my...
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99.9% of Judges do the right thing

99.9% of Judges do the right thing

On one of my recent radio shows up in New York State north country last week, I was asked to...
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How Many Accidents Are Caused by Drowsy Driving Each Year?

How Many Accidents Are Caused by Drowsy Driving Each Year?

Drowsy driving is a dangerous epidemic. One in 25 drivers reports falling asleep behing the wheel while driving with the...
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Hospital Stays

Joe, you’ve said in the past that the hospital is the last place you ever want to have to go....
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Distracted Driving

Joe I’ve heard you explain that distracted driving is almost always the culprit in car accident scenarios.  With summer upon...
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Cyber Security

Joe, you yourself have been a victim of cyber security breach, cyber security issues. What did you learn from this...
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Continuous Learning

Joe, as a lifelong learner yourself, just even personally but certainly in the workplace as a lawyer there certain expectations...
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Construction Cases Cont.

We talked last week a bit about construction sites and workers who risk life and limb. Can you share a...
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Construction Cases

Somewhere, in many places, across Central New York, tomorrow morning people are waking up and going to work on a...
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Choosing a Lawyer

If you’ve been in an accident and you decide, I don’t want to go it alone and I do need...
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Helping Construction Workers Stay Safe on the Job

Helping Construction Workers Stay Safe on the Job

Attorney Joe Stanley, in honor of Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28, an international day of remembrance and action for...
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When Insurance Companies Delay And Deny

So you got into a car accident and then filed an insurance claim – but you still haven’t received your...
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What To Do In The Event Of A Car Accident

Before An Accident Let’s face it – no one is ever truly prepared to get into a car accident, and...
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Most Common Causes of Medical Malpractice

Most Common Causes of Medical Malpractice

A medical malpractice lawyer can pursue a claim against a doctor who has caused an injury through neglect. These are...
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Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Nursing Home Abuse

Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse and neglect has a profound impact on elderly residents that remains with them for life. Here are...
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Four Essential Steps to Take after a Slip and Fall Accident

Four Essential Steps to Take after a Slip and Fall Accident

Following these four key steps after a slip and fall accident will greatly help build a case to secure the...
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Social Security Disability: What Medical Conditions Qualify?

Social Security Disability: What Medical Conditions Qualify?

Specific medical conditions qualify individuals for social security disability. Potential benefits for some health conditions can help people financially. (more…)
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List of Top Unsafe Jobs in America

List of Top Unsafe Jobs in America

Working in some industries involves personal risk for employees. With a focus on job safety, employers can work to ensure...
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What to Know If Your Dog Bites Someone

What to Know If Your Dog Bites Someone

Did your dog bite someone? Learn about the statutes holding dog owners responsible for their pet's actions. Find out if...
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Elder Abuse: How to Spot It and How to Stop It

Elder Abuse: How to Spot It and How to Stop It

The golden years are a special time. However, elder abuse can be a problem in some nursing homes. Here are...
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How to Avoid Injury at Your New Construction Job

How to Avoid Injury at Your New Construction Job

You can lower your chances of getting injured on the job site by knowing your rights and some safety practices....
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Understanding Workplace Negligence

Workplace negligence occurs when actions by an employer lead to employee or customer injury or loss, including theft, illness, injury,...
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Are Employers Liable for Workplace Violence?

As workplace violence increases in the United States, so do questions about employee liability. Here's what you should know. (more…)
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What to Do If You Think You Have a Birth Injury Malpractice Case

What to Do If You Think You Have a Birth Injury Malpractice Case

If your child was injured at birth, you might have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Call Stanley Law Offices...
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Elder Laws Every Adult Should Know

Elder laws are designed to help seniors and their caregivers deal with common issues. This includes items such as health...
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Five Safety Tips Every Construction Worker Should Know

Five Safety Tips Every Construction Worker Should Know

Most construction accidents can be avoided. Here are five tips to help you stay safe. (more…)
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Understanding Your Legal Liability As an Employer

Understanding Your Legal Liability As an Employer

Every employer should understand their federal and state workplace liability. Stanley Law Office is here to help you make sense...
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Common Workers’ Comp Claims

Common Workers’ Comp Claims

Workers' compensation attorneys know their primary role is to defend the worker. Be familiar with the most common on-site injuries...
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Two Medicare Options For Nursing Homes

Two Medicare Options For Nursing Homes

Nursing home care can be expensive. Thankfully, government programs like Medicare can be used in multiple ways to help cover...
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Premises Liability And You

Premises Liability And You

Premises liability cases are complex matters concerning negligence and conditions between two parties. A premises injury lawyer can serve on...
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When To Consider A Personal Injury Attorney?

When To Consider A Personal Injury Attorney?

If a person is ever involved in an accident, they may consider a personal injury attorney if injuries cause a...
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Tips to Remember After a Car Accident

Tips to Remember After a Car Accident

Being involved in a car accident can be scary. Dealing with the aftermath shouldn't have to be. Here is a...
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Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcyclists are usually more vulnerable to injuries in an accident than motorists. Reduced visibility of people on span style="font-size: 13.3333px;...
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Explaining Government Tort Claims

An individual can file a government tort claim if they have been the victim of a wrongful act. These individuals...
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Joint Replacement Failures: Can the Manufacturer be at Fault?

Joint Replacement Failures: Can the Manufacturer be at Fault?

Having joint replacement surgery is costly and painful. Product liability lawyers can help sort out who is at fault if...
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Ten Common Construction Accidents and How to Stay Safe

Ten Common Construction Accidents and How to Stay Safe

Working construction is not only physically demanding, but it can be dangerous. Learn about the most common accidents and what...
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Staying Safe Online: Protecting Your Privacy

Staying Safe Online: Protecting Your Privacy

Privacy is a right everyone enjoys. However, the internet has provided a greater risk of that privacy being invaded. (more…)
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New York State Assembly Passes Legislation about Nursing Home Staffing

New York State Assembly Passes Legislation about Nursing Home Staffing

Nursing home staffing ratios are a major component of resident safety. Learn about the relevant legislation in New York State...
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The Most Common Construction Injuries

The Most Common Construction Injuries

Construction sites are among the most dangerous workplaces—injuries are very common. Here's valuable insight from a construction accident lawyer. (more…)
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Facts on What It Is Like Going up Against Big Insurance Companies

Facts on What It Is Like Going up Against Big Insurance Companies

When going against a big insurance company to get compensation for your injuries, it is imperative to hire a reputable...
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The Real Reasons Insurance Premiums Continue to Rise

The Real Reasons Insurance Premiums Continue to Rise

It is easy to blame the rising insurance premium costs on a workers' comp lawyer. In reality, lawyers have very...
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The Real Heroes Among Us in Workers’ Comp Cases

The Real Heroes Among Us in Workers’ Comp Cases

A personal injury attorney isn't the hero in a workers' compensation case. The real hero is you, the ones who...
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Is Workers’ Comp the Right Thing for Your Case?

Is Workers’ Comp the Right Thing for Your Case?

If you have been involved in a workplace injury, workers' comp is typically an option. However, certain cases may justify...
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Making the Right Nursing Home Choice

Making the Right Nursing Home Choice

When facing the decision to move a loved one into a nursing home, there are a few important things to...
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Understanding the Risks and Procedures of Construction Accidents

Understanding the Risks and Procedures of Construction Accidents

Working on a new build site or renovation can be a dangerous job. Learn more about the most common risks...
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Umbrella insurance provides coverage for the ultimate rainy day

The average auto liability claim for property damage was $3,290 in 2014, while the average auto liability claim for bodily...
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Medical malpractice: what it is, and why it isn’t reported more frequently

Medical malpractice occurs in multiple stages of medical care. What is involved in a medical malpractice case, and why aren't...
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How to know if a nursing home really does care

Cleanliness, patient safety and overall well-being and satisfaction of patients and staff are among the qualities of a nursing home...
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Social Media Bullying | Stanley Law Offices

Social Media Bullying | Stanley Law Offices

Is someone you know or care about being bullied online? At Stanley Law, we know that cyberbullying is serious, and...
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When Your Teen Starts Driving | Stanley Law Offices

When Your Teen Starts Driving | Stanley Law Offices

When your teenager starts driving it can be a scary yet liberating experience for both of you. Here is what...
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“Why do so many ignore nursing home abuse?”

“Why do so many ignore nursing home abuse?”

Abuse and neglect have been systemic problems in elder care for many years. Back in 2001, a Congressional report found...
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“How insurance companies deny and delay”

“How insurance companies deny and delay”

"Deny and delay is a process that insurance companies use to frustrate people so that they give up," said Joe...
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“The Insurance Company’s ads on TV seem friendly enough… some of them are even funny!”

“The Insurance Company’s ads on TV seem friendly enough… some of them are even funny!”

Chances are if you watch television, listen to the radio, or use YouTube in any way, you’ve seen an insurance...
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What Should Jurors Know | Stanley Law Offices

What Should Jurors Know | Stanley Law Offices

Each year more than 600,000 people serve on juries across New York State. If you're called for jury duty, let...
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Snowmobiling and Your Safety | Stanley Law Offices

Snowmobiling and Your Safety | Stanley Law Offices

Snowmobiling has inherent risks you need to know to be prepared and mitigate those risks as much as possible. Learn...
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What you need to know when you’re on the go this winter

What you need to know when you’re on the go this winter

Upstate New York and Pennsylvania roads in the winter time are dicey at best.  Here’s what you need to know to...
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“How do I find a reliable doctor I can trust?”

“How do I find a reliable doctor I can trust?”

Choosing a primary care doctor is one of the most important health decisions you make.  How should you choose a doctor,...
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“What to know about your next emergency room visit”

“What to know about your next emergency room visit”

Emergency rooms are understaffed and overcrowded.  There are true emergencies indeed.  Unfortunately far too many people go for the wrong reasons.  The sniffles...
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“Construction sites are a dangerous place”

“Construction sites are a dangerous place”

Construction sites are a dangerous place. If something goes wrong on a construction site, you need to investigate as quickly...
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FREE CONSULTATION

FREE CONSULTATION

"No one knows what’s just around the corner, but you do need to know what to do next if you...
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“What do you do first when you’re in an accident on wintry roads?”

“What do you do first when you’re in an accident on wintry roads?”

"If you’re in a car crash on wintry roads, what’s the first thing you should do?" JOE:  First if you’re...
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“What if you’re not from around here and are going to be driving on our winter roads?”

“What if you’re not from around here and are going to be driving on our winter roads?”

Upstate New York winters can be dicey to say the least out on the roads.  In Watertown, NY for example...
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A Civilian in a car accident with a Soldier

A Civilian in a car accident with a Soldier

"Are there special circumstances when a civilian is in a car accident with a solider?" JOE:  Well, it depends.  If...
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“What’s the difference between worker’s compensation and social security disability?”

“What’s the difference between worker’s compensation and social security disability?”

I have viewers who ask me about worker’s compensation.  "If I have worker’s comp does that entitle me to social...
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“The most common question I get asked”…

“The most common question I get asked”…

The most common question I get asked is "How do I protect myself if someone gets hurt on my property?"...
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My credit union shared personal information!

My credit union shared personal information!

Q:  What legal rights do I have if my credit union gives personal information to my ex-boyfriend – who’s not...
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My father had a will but that lawyer no longer is in practice

My father had a will but that lawyer no longer is in practice

Q:  My father recently passed away and the lawyer who originally drew up his will is no longer practicing law. ...
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“Contact cancelled with a Contractor”

“Contact cancelled with a Contractor”

Q:  "After signing a contract with a contractor to remodel her kitchen, my daughter’s decided to go with someone else. ...
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“Joe, how does the system really work?”

“Joe, how does the system really work?”

If you’re hurt, you get in a car crash, you’re seriously injured on a construction site, how does the system...
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“What’s a focus group all about?”

“What’s a focus group all about?”

People are curious about the purpose of focus groups and how they work.  As a lawyer, focus groups are part...
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“Do I have to go to court?”

“Do I have to go to court?”

As a personaly injury lawyer I get asked "Do I have to go to court?"  Our justice system is set...
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“Have you been involved in a multiple vehicle accident?”

“Have you been involved in a multiple vehicle accident?”

Whether you’re involved in a multiple vehicle accident, car crash, truck, train, or bus, no matter… the process is all...
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“Do you need underinsured motorist coverage?”

“Do you need underinsured motorist coverage?”

Absolutely positively YES! you need uninsured/under-insured motorist coverage! You own a car, there’s one coverage I tell everybody they MUST...
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“My word against the police officer’s word”

“My word against the police officer’s word”

Question: I was recently pulled over by a police officer for going through a red light. The light was clearly...
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“I’m divorcing, what are my rights with health insurance?”

“I’m divorcing, what are my rights with health insurance?”

Question:  My husband and I are planning to divorce.  He carries the medical insurance through his employer for us both. ...
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Property Rights

Property Rights

Question:  My mother passed away 18 years ago and my father’s had a companion for the past 13 years. He...
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“I’ve fallen and I want to sue”

“I’ve fallen and I want to sue”

Question:  "Joe, I recently injured my wrist and knee after tripping on a hazardous walkway in front of a local...
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“What’s the difference between sole & joint custody?”

“What’s the difference between sole & joint custody?”

Question: "What’s the difference between sole custody and joint custody?" Joe Knows the Answer:  Sole custody is where one of...
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“Wrongly fired after pregnancy”

“Wrongly fired after pregnancy”

Question: "My wife and I had a child. She had Dr’s excuses which allowed her extended maternaity leave. She was...
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“For our review”

“For our review”

Question: Joe, I’m in the process of building a new home.  The morgage company wants me to sign a release...
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“How much longer?”

“How much longer?”

Question:  Joe, is it legal for an employer to ask a 60 year old employee how much longer they plan...
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“Covered for life?”

“Covered for life?”

Q:  Joe, after sustaining an injury at work, my right knee was diagnosed as 30% disabled.  Are all medical expenses...
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When Does a Case Go To Trial?

Question: Joe, its understandable that when seriously injured clients come to they want to be heard. They want justice. They want...
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Insurance Companies

Question: Joe, in almost every ad that folks out there see that involves you, we talk about the big insurance companies....
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Statute of Limitations

Question: Joe, in the case of a bad accident, any kind of accident that you want to investigate what your rights...
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Why Joe Knows

Question: Joe, when we talk about “Joe Knows” you have a varied background. You have degrees in geology and you’ve studied...
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Music for the Mission

Question: Joe we hear throughout the community and in social media about this charitable organization that you started several years ago...
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Deny and Delay

Question: Hi Joe, we’ve been hearing a lot about Worker’s Comp and Social Security Disability. A high percentage of cases are...
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Identify Theft

Question: With technology, social media, Internet, it’s all great. With those great advances sometimes comes the downside, identity theft, for example....
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How Do You Know If You Have a Case?

Question: If you’re injured, whether it’s on construction site or a car accident, on the job somehow, how do you know...
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If You’re Hurt

Question: If you’ve been hurt in a serious car accident, you have bad injuries, what do you do next? Well those...
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Winter Sports

Question: Joe, its that favorite time of year. All the white stuff outside, it’s Central New York’s winter. Lots of fun...
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Workers Compensation Team 2

Question: Last week we talked about the importance of getting Worker’s Compensation and Social Security. Getting those elements of a particular...
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Workers Compensation Team

Question: Many of your personal injury clients that you deal with are eligible for either Worker’s Compensation, Social Security Disability and...
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Construction Accidents

Question: Joe, we hear a lot of sad stories on the news lately it seems. Construction accidents and they’re not usually...
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Claim Eligibility

Question: Joe, last week we spoke about denials and delays with Worker’s Compensation and Social Security Disability. Who is eligible? How...
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Premises Liability

Question: This time of year Joe, there are special considerations, when you are a Central New Yorker, about keeping your property,...
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Stanley Law – 90 sec

Joe, what inspired you to get into this business? Well Angela, your grandmother Pearl encouraged you to sing and play...
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Stanley Law – Leave No Stone Unturned

Joe, we are sitting here at your offices at 215 Burnet Avenue in Syracuse. I am wondering, if someone were...
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Stanley Law – 30sec2

Joe, we are sitting here at your offices at 215 Burnet Avenue in Syracuse. I am wondering, if someone were...
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Stanley Law – 90sec2

Joe, what inspired you to get into this business? Well Angela, your grandmother Pearl encouraged you to... (more…)
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Music for the Mission

Question: Joe, in order to do what you do every day, you have to have passion and belief. You really and...
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Insurance Company Influence

Question: Joe, last week, we spoke a little bit about big insurance companies. You talked about their influence and their marketing,...
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Construction Workers

Question: Joe, we’ve been talking about construction, distracted driving during the summer and the change of roads. But then you have...
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Individual’s Rights Upon Arrest

Question: Regardless of the circumstance Joe, when someone is arrested and there is a matter of whether it’s for DWI or...
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Summer Driving

Question: Joe, its summer time in central New York. What should motorists be particularly careful of this time of year, especially...
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Estate Planning

Question: Joe, goodness forbids that something does happen to a family member or one of your loved ones. In the case...
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Distracted Driving

Question: Joe, this time of year, drivers have to be careful of a lot of construction, of course. What about texting...
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Summer Recreation

Question: People love this time in the summer Joe, especially in this part of the world. You’ve got to get a...
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Social Media

Question: Joe, you are on Facebook and you participate in social media. You often get a lot of questions through there,...
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Summer Event Safety

Question: Joe, last week we spoke about summer fun in Central New York. Let’s say you are having a graduation party...
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Internet Safety

Question: Safety and security on the Internet. We spoke last week about Facebook and social media. What other considerations should you...
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Big Business

Question: Joe, you deal all the time with the big insurance companies. Are there some that are better than others?... (more…)
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Music for the Mission Opportunities

Question: Why Music for the Mission? Hello out there bar owners, musicians, everybody who is interested in music and wants to...
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Music for the Mission

Question: Why Music for the Mission?  (more…)
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Medical Exams

Question: When there is a situation of no-fault or a car accident, whatever it might be, where someone is seriously injured,...
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Colussus

Question: Joe, those big insurance companies I’ve heard you talk and we’ve talked often about Colussus and how the insurance...
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Obama Care

Question: Joe, you’ve mentioned that many people have approached you and asked you about Obama Care, for lack of a better...
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True Heroes

Question: Joe, in so many cases in your field of personal injury, when someone is seriously injured or a family member,...
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Social Media

Question: Joe, you are on Facebook, you are on Twitter. There are certain things that people who have been injured have...
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Someone is Injured

Question: So Joe, when someone is seriously injured, of course after seeking medical help, what do they do next? When you...
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First Call

Question: You often talk about, Joe, that it’s so important – timing. When you’ve had a serious injury or someone you...
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Why we advertise

Question: Joe, I know people approach me, they certainly approach you, in a restaurant, in a store or on the street...
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Auto Emergency

Question: Joe, its one of those things you take for granted that you’ll know what to do when it happens but...
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We Love Central New York

Question: Joe, you have offices across New York State and in Northern Pennsylvania. You are also licensed to practice in Florida...
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The First 6 Steps to Take if You’ve Been in an Auto Accident

If you’ve ever experienced a car accident, you know how traumatic and disorienting it can be. Those who have just...
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Importance of Education

Question: Joe, marketing can be a good thing and it can also be a challenge, as you spoke last week, with...
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Deny and Delay Part 2

Question:  Joe, last week you spoke of Colossus and the technology that insurance companies utilize to determine the value of...
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Colossus

Question: Hi Joe. When people have a case or its determined that they have a case, how do insurance companies decide?...
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Internet Security

Question: Good evening Joe. We live in a digital world and with all of the Internet scams and identity thefts we...
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Public Accidents

Question: Hi Joe. Our community has a lot of wonderful events for families and individuals to participate in. What are some...
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Hurt

Question: Joe, you get a lot of calls in your office every week. People are wondering, they are posting on Facebook,...
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Financial Planning

Question: Joe, we starting off a new year and although you never know what’s just around the corner, you can control...
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Spousal Coverage “Joe Knows”

Question: Good evening Joe. Whenever I’ve had conversations with friends about “Do you have coverage for your spouse?” Should you be...
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Winter Fun

Question: For many it’s a favorite time of year in central New York with the snow. There is lots of winter...
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The Move

Question: Hi Joe. Recently you made quite a move. Can you tell us a little bit about that? (more…)
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First Call

Question: Joe, in your business and how you help people, it’s critical to have information and to have it as quickly...
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Holiday Solicitation

Question: Good evening Joe. It’s a wonderful time of year, coming up on the holidays. People are very generous this time...
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Flood Insurance

Question: Hi Joe. With all the recent flooding, what would you advice people to know about? Unless you live in a...
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Music for the Mission

Question: Joe, its that time of year when we are even more mindful about those who are in need of the...
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Deny and Delay Part 1

Question:  Joe, throughout our time together, I hear a phrase you use a lot when you talk about insurance companies. The...
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Why We Do What We Do

Question: Joe, you've said a lot over the years that your firm and the team at Stanley Law are there for...
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SSDI

Question: Joe, Social Security Disability. It is an interesting field that your firm practices and helps people with. You have a...
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Out of State Laws

Question:  Interestingly Joe, you practice here in New York State, you practice in Pennsylvania. You often get calls from family...
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Music for the Mission

Question:  A few years ago, Joe, you implemented a belief in a direction that you wanted to give back to...
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Free Consultation

Question: Joe, why is it important that you offer clients a free consultation? When you talk to them initially on the...
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Winter Driving

Question: Joe, we are just around the corner from some, sometimes-hectic road conditions in Central NY for winter driving. Tell us...
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Court or Settle

Question:  Joe, when you are examining a case or questioning whether it should go to court or whether it’s worth...
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Construction Sites

Question: Joe, construction sites can be a very dangerous place. You shared a story recently with me about Carl, who suffered...
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The Real Heroes

The Real Heroes

Question:  Joe, we see all the commercials. We hear all the stories and certainly you and your team have done...
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Recreational Vehicles

Question:  Motorcycles, boats, ATVs and summer fun. What can you tell people as a word to the wise, as they...
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Making the Call

Question: Joe, timing is important especially when someone is hurt. The limitations and deadlines that they are faced with can lose...
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Stanley Law – Accidents Happen

Hi, I am Joe Stanley for the Stanley Law Offices. No one knows what’s just around the corner but you...
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Joe Stanley – Joe Knows

Hi, I am Joe Stanley and representing seriously injured people is what we do for a living. Over the years, it has...
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Robert Quattrocci – Stanley Law Offices

Hi, my name is Rob Quattrocci and I am a partner here at the Stanley Law Offices. I have been...
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Keith Young – Stanley Law Offices

Hi, my name is Keith Young. I am an attorney at the Stanley Law Offices. Prior to working here, I...
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Underinsured Coverage and Spousal Coverage “Joe knows”

Question:  Someone told me that I should purchase underinsured and spousal coverage on my auto policy. Can you tell me about...
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Spousal Coverage “Joe knows”

Question:  Last week I asked about spousal coverage. Can you tell me more about it? (more…)
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Lawsuit Thresholds “Joe knows”

Question:  So Joe, I understand that there is a threshold that has to be met when you are suing someone that...
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Personal Injury Claims “Joe knows”

Question: When you hire a lawyer, how are personal injury claims paid for?... (more…)
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Settle or Court ” Joe knows”

Question:  So Joe, what are the conditions that decide whether my case will be settled or whether it is going...
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Worker’s Compensation “Joe knows”

I have been hurt on the job recently and I was wondering how to go about Worker’s Compensation (more…)
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Automobile Accidents “Joe knows”

Auto accidents are the obviously the vast majority of personal injury claims we handle and they run the gamut from...
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Fast Cash – “Joe knows”

...why do big insurance companies offer fast cash? (more…)
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Construction Accidents “Joe knows”

The first think they want to know is how am I going to get my bills paid. I am not...
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Personal Injury – “Joe knows”

What we do, whether it’s car crash, whether it’s a construction accident, whether it’s a fall down case, whether it’s...
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Construction Accidents – “Joe knows”

I have a family member that was hurt in a construction accident. What should they do? (more…)
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Flood Insurance – “Joe knows”

I am thinking about updating my homeowners insurance. So what you tell me about that? (more…)
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Social Security Disability – “Joe knows”

I am interested in finding out about Social Security Disability for some family members. (more…)
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