Financial advisors have more responsibility to clients

Stockbrokers, financial planners and insurance agents who provide advice regarding IRAs and other retirement accounts will have new responsibilities toward clients, and the way they bill their clients may change, under new rules announced by the U.S. Labor Department.

Under the rules, advisors must now act in their clients’ best interests when they make recommendations. In the past, many advisors merely had to make recommendations that were “suitable” for a client, even if what they recommended wasn’t the best possible option.

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The advantages of making a list of assets and debts

Have you ever considered writing down a list of all your assets (with account numbers, passwords, and so on), as well as debts and recurring payments?

The attorneys at the Slusser Law Firm in Hazleton can advise you on how to get your estate's affairs in order. Making such a list and putting it in a secure place can be a godsend if something ever happens to you and you become incapacitated, because your family will have a much easier time looking after your affairs.

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Manufacturer sued for confusing safety instructions

You should always follow a manufacturer’s safety instructions. If you get hurt because you didn’t follow the instructions, you might not be able to be compensated for your injuries.

But you should always talk to a lawyer before you decide that you made a mistake and an accident was your fault. For instance, it might turn out that the instructions weren’t clear enough to protect you. The attorneys at the Slusser Law Firm in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, to determine if you have a strong case.

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Governments can be sued for bad road conditions

Most auto accidents are the result of a careless driver. But sometimes, they’re the result of poor road conditions … and in certain cases, a local government may be financially responsible for the injury if it didn’t maintain a safe road.

The attorneys at the Slusser Law Firm in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, can advise you on what your rights are in the state of Pennsylvania.

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Discover the warning signs that you need homeowner title insurance

In the turbulent world of modern real estate, it’s more important than ever to have solid legal advice before buying or selling property.

The skilled real estate attorneys at the Slusser Law Firm in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, can ensure that your interests and rights are protected.

Homes are the largest purchase most families ever make. The vast majority of people wouldn’t hesitate to buy homeowner’s insurance to protect their investment against fire, theft, tornadoes, and so on. Title insurance protects people against losing their home in a different way – through discovering that they don’t actually have all the ownership rights they thought they did.

How could such a thing happen? There are a number of ways.

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