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    Since I wrote my ebook on the application of federal Miller Act payment bonds, I have not discussed a case applying the Miller Act. Until now! Below is a case that reinforces two important points applicable to Miller Act payment bond claims. First, the case reinforces what a claimant needs to prove to establish a Miller Act payment bond claim. Very important.

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  • Drinking and Driving Increases on Holiday Weekends

    People in Indianapolis like to have fun. Many people love the opportunity to relax and let loose, and holidays are the perfect occasion to do just that. This does not just apply to winter holidays, but also to all of the national summer holidays, as well. With nicer weather rolling in, many people are likely preparing to take boating trips, go camping, or attend or host barbecues.

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  • Bizarre Reasons that Truck Accidents Occur

    Truck accidents reached an all-time low after the economic downturn in 2008. Since then, the trucking business has been steadily growing once more, and with it, more trucks are appearing on America’s highways. With those trucks comes a predictable rise in auto accidents involving truck drivers. Here are some of the more bizarre reasons these truck drivers are prone to accidents: Snoring.

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 14 readers -
  • What are the Bankruptcy Exemptions in Alabama?

    A bankruptcy exemption is simply the value of certain property that state or federal law says, a creditor can NOT touch, no matter what. The two (2) types of Bankruptcy Exemptions are Real Property and Personal Property Exemptions. Each state enacts its own exemption laws or a state can decide to have the federal exemption laws apply within its borders.

    Grant Mcnutt/ Bond and Botes- 13 readers -
  • 2 Things You Can Do Right Now To Boost Your SEO

    Search engine optimization (SEO) is a marathon, not a sprint. Determining what works and what doesn’t can be difficult, and search engines like Google are constantly tweaking their search algorithms, which changes the way search works. To stay ahead of competitors, law firms need to keep their fingers on pulse of the latest SEO trends, but this can often be difficult with limit ...

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 14 readers -
  • The Safest Used Cars for Teens

    Teen drivers who have just received their driver’s licenses usually cannot wait to get on the road. Because teenage drivers are typically less experienced and more impulsive than other drivers, it is important that they operate motor vehicles equipped with the latest safety features that can minimize the possibility of an accident.

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 14 readers -
  • Modifying a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan

    As you can see from our information page, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case is a form of debt consolidation. It allows you to reorganize your debts so they are easier to repay, and in some circumstances can reduce the overall amount of debt that is actually repaid. However, one of the aspects of a Chapter 13 case that can cause people worry or hesitation is the fact that a typical C ...

    Nick Gajewski/ Bond and Botes- 14 readers -
  • What Happens If You Don’t Pay Your Student Loans?

    Americans are drowning in student loan debt. More than 3,000 people default on their federal student loans every day. It takes around 20 years for the average student loan borrower to pay off their loans. Today, there are over 44 million Americans with a total student loan debt of $1.4 trillion. But what happens if you can’t make the necessary payments? Missing a student loan ...

    Gail Donaldson/ Bond and Botes- 13 readers -
  • Senior Citizens Becoming Overwhelmed with Student Loan Debt

    Just when we think we can’t take any more bad news about student loans we are now finding out that senior citizens are becoming overwhelmed with student loan debt. Not their own student loan debt, necessarily, but rather student loans that they either borrowed themselves, such as a parent-plus loan, or may have cosigned with their children and even grandchildren.

    Bond and Botes- 16 readers -
  • Hurricane Harvey and your Mortgage Payments

    As the flood waters begin subsiding over the next few days and recovery begins, we wanted to share a few important points about what happens if you are unable to make payments to your mortgage company, car lender, credit card companies, student loans, etc., due to Harvey: 1. A declaration of a disaster zone does not automatically suspend payments owed to lenders.

    Dove Bankruptcy Law- 23 readers -
  • How Chapter 13 Can Help With Unpaid Property Taxes

    As most of us know, one of the joys of home ownership is that the homeowner has to pay property taxes. These taxes help fund things like schools and parks. The amount of tax owed is generally based on the assessed value of the home. Most mortgage contracts require you be current on your property taxes, and many times the mortgage lender will collect the property taxes through r ...

    Kathryn Davis/ Bond and Botes- 14 readers -
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