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SECURITY DEPOSITS – RI vs. MA

If you’re in the process of looking to rent out an apartment or home, you should be familiar with how security deposits work. The purpose of a security deposit is to provide Landlords’ with recourse in the event Tenant(s) cause damage to the rented unit/dwelling during the tenancy.However, security deposits often become the topic of hot disputes between tenants and […]

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4 Warning Signs a Family Entertainment Venue May Have Safety Concerns

How parents can I.D. family venue red flags; Expert spotlights avoidable facility and operational debacles exacerbating safety issues The facts are sobering, gut-wrenching and indisputable. America’s children are needlessly suffering—and even dying—due to subpar safety standards at family entertainment venues across the board.  This as evidenced, for one, by the ceaseless glut of reports on […]

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Slip and Fall Claims Explained

With potential dangers like slippery tile at the supermarket, a sheet of ice in a parking lot, or a snagged carpet inside a restaurant, it is inevitable that you or someone close to you will experience a slip and fall injury. Once you have received medical attention, you may reflect on what happened and wonder […]

Steps of a Real Estate Transaction

Buying or selling a home is a big endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be confusing. We have put together a roadmap to keep you on the right path. Follow along during your real estate transaction to ensure you understand the process and know what to expect every step of the way. Download a PDF of this […]

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Types of Damages a Court Can Offer in Personal Injury

When you have suffered a personal injury, your next steps are acquiring an attorney that you trust, and preparing for your personal injury claim. As the plaintiff, you are seeking compensation for the injury or loss that you experienced as a result of another party’s actions. So what types of compensation can the court offer […]

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Final Walkthrough Checklist

After the seller has accepted your offer, a licensed inspection of the home as been completed, your loan is being finalized, and you can see the finish line —  there is still one more (often forgotten) step in your homebuying journey. Have complete confidence in your purchase and ensure that your sale closes on time […]