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Veterans Day Q&A with Attorney Robert Phaneuf

The Ticktin Law Group thanks the brave men and women who have served our country and wishes them a Happy Veterans Day. One such person is Attorney Robert B.H. Phaneuf, a United States Navy veteran who brings his military background to litigation. We sat down with Attorney Phaneuf to help clients get to know one…

When do I have a Personal Injury case in South Florida?

Knowing when you have a Personal Injury case may not always be obvious. It’s important to remember that just because you got hurt does not necessarily mean you have a claim. To put it simply, you need to be hurt because someone else did something they shouldn’t have done. South Florida Personal Injury Attorney Grant…

Too Good to Be True: Downfalls of the Balloon Mortgage

Many people don’t fully understand the terms of the mortgages they are agreeing to when purchasing a home. This may lead to foreclosure of the property when repayment becomes burdensome or simply impossible. This is especially true of the “too good to be true” Balloon Mortgage.   What Is a Balloon Mortgage? Let’s begin by first…

The Importance of Witnesses to Your Personal Injury Claim

Many Personal Injury claims end up with conflicting stories. It’s not uncommon for someone to admit that they were at fault immediately after the accident, but as time goes by, completely change their tune. Other times, both sides maintain their innocence and claim the other party was always at fault. So, how do you —…

Employee vs. Independent Contractor? Differences and Tax Consequences

Business owners commonly face the same hiring decision: hire a full-time employee or an independent contractor to do the same work? Although the differences between an independent contractor and an employee seem slight, proper classification is important. There are obvious financial benefits to a business owner that have clouded the distinction between the two. Furthermore,…