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  The Claim : film review
The novel is not a tragedy because of random events; instead, the tragedy comes from the Henchard/Dillon character having sold his wife and daughter years before, and the consequences that come about when they return into his life.
Without giving too much away, The Claim manages to remove all the interesting aspects of the novel's characters, and introduces a twist halfway through which effectively makes the rest of the film utterly pointless, as well as making the ending bathetic.
I don't think that The Claim is a bad film per se; it's nicely made, interestingly set and shot, and reasonably intelligent.
www.musicomh.com /films/claim.htm   (520 words)

 Accident Claims - Nevada Accident Claims - Nevada Lawyer - Las Vegas Lawyer
If you were hurt in Nevada, you can get free legal advice from a Las Vegas Lawyer to see if you have a legal right to be compensated for your injuries.
Through settlement or litigation, a Las Vegas Attorney may be able to obtain compensation for your pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages and emotional distress.
You must file your accident claim within the deadline or you can lose your right to recovery.
accidentclaims.org   (320 words)

  The Nature of the Claim
If a miracle claim was recorded in the Bible, he routinely accepted it; if a miracle claim was recorded in nonbiblical literature, he either rejected it or didn't consider it important enough even to "check into." Yet he criticized me for dismissing miraculous claims on the grounds that miracles don't happen.
So we have two very extraordinary claims that both have their roots in holy books considered by their respective adherents to be the divine word of God or Allah, yet neither religion considers the other's miracle claim to be historical fact.
In the case of the Qur'anic claim, I have noted that it is an event that could have happened without the widespread attention that the midday darkness would have necessarily received, because it could have been an event that happened at night when many people were inside their homes and possibly even sleeping.
www.infidels.org /library/magazines/tsr/1997/2/2claim97.html   (1853 words)

 Filing A Claim For Your Health Or Disability Benefits
Pre-service claims are requests for approval that the plan requires you to obtain before you get medical care, such as preauthorization or a decision on whether a treatment or procedure is medically necessary.
If your claim on appeal is still denied after the first review, the plan has to allow you a reasonable period of time (but not a full 180 days) to file for the second review.
Once you claim is filed, the maximum allowable waiting period for a decision varies by the type of claim, ranging from 72 hours to 45 days.
www.dol.gov /ebsa/publications/filingbenefitsclaim.html   (3031 words)

 Filing A Claim
A directory of Small Claims Courts with their addresses and telephone numbers can be found in the brochure, "Consumer's Guide to Small Claims Court." Some clerks will mail the form to you for free while others will ask you to send a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
This claim is called a counterclaim and can be stated in the answer or in a separate letter sent to the court without any additional filing fee or surcharge.
The defendant can also file a claim "against any third party who may be liable to him for all or part of the plaintiff's claim if the defendant's claim is within the jurisdiction of the court in small claims cases and notice is mailed to the third party...
hcs.harvard.edu /~scas/Filing.htm   (2513 words)

 The Legal Basis of the Claim for Slavery Reparations - Human Rights Magazine, Spring 2000
The New Zealand case is an example of a claim by the descendants of the original victims; they suffer from the loss of their ancestral land and the dislocation of their social fabric.
Claims have been made not only by descendants but by the nation state that had to bear the burden of paying for the consequences of the crime.
The assessment of what should be claimed is perhaps the most pressing and onerous task to be faced by the reparations movement.
www.abanet.org /irr/hr/spring00humanrights/gifford.html   (2386 words)

 Idaho State Tax Commission - How to Claim Property
In addition to the claim form, the representative must submit his photo identification and a power of attorney completed by the owner.
However, you may be able to claim the property as an heir, beneficiary, or administrator of the individual’s estate.
Claims are processed in the order they are received and it is our goal to process your claim as quickly as possible.
tax.idaho.gov /ucp_claim.htm   (1042 words)

 NASD - Arbitration & Mediation - What Happens After The Claim Is Filed?
Under NASD rules, respondents in non-small claim customer cases have 45 calendar days from the receipt of a claim to serve and file answers.
The respondent may assert a related counterclaim as part of its answer, or may file a claim against a third party; that is, a claim against another person who may bear responsibility for any of the alleged damages.
Generally, a claim is considered to be related if it pertains to the customer's account at the broker/dealer.
www.nasd.com /ArbitrationMediation/Arbitration/ArbitrationProcedures/WhatHappensAfterTheClaimIsFiled/index.htm   (484 words)

 Virgiliu Pop - Class D Property Claim   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This claim is in response to the proliferation of claims and sale of 'extraterrestrial real estate' by different companies.
These individuals and companies claim to own the Moon, asteroids, etc, by the simple facts of desiring to own them, the fact that these objects have not been claimed in the past, and the fact that they have publicized their claim.
While many of these individuals or companies would not consider the legal arguments invalidating their claims, another approach is to show them they are wrong by playing their game.
www.permanent.com /archimedes/claims/d200104280814.htm   (335 words)

 Filing Proofs of Claim
When a proof of claim is filed in ECF, the claim will be attached to the creditor record of the claimant.
If there are attachments to the proof of claim follow the procedure for attaching supporting documents.
If you are filing a claim on behalf of a creditor, you should serve the notice of filing with a copy of the claim on the creditor, debtor, debtor's attorney and trustee.
www.txnb.uscourts.gov /ecf/manual/Filing_Proofs_of_Claim.htm   (283 words)

 Helping Your Social Security Claim through the System
That bureaucracy, in its attempt to decide claims in the same manner in all offices, requires that specific information and documents must be in the file before a claim can be approved.
A Claims Analyst in that office will be assigned to your claim and will order the medical records from your doctors, send you and your doctors questionnaires to complete, decide whether you need to see a Social Security doctor, and finally decide whether or not you are eligible for benefits.
Occasionally, a claim is sent to the Regional Headquarters for a “quality review,” before being returned to the SSA office.
www.hcvadvocate.org /hepatitis/hepc/helping_your_claim.html   (1578 words)

The claim that after the collapse of the Empire the Fundamental Laws no longer applied only makes sense if one also considers that the dynasty ceased to exist entirely, that it had lost all its titles and claims and its members reverted to the status of commoners.
The situation in 1946 when the Dynasty was in exile and the Bagrations were claiming the throne of the state over which their ancestors had once ruled was surely one such situation.
Grand Duke Wladimir asserted his claim to the Headship of the Imperial House as the primogeniture male heir of Alexander II of Russia.
www.chivalricorders.org /royalty/gotha/russucc.htm   (2227 words)

 Transferring the property-interest through Quit Claim Deed
Once you have signed a quit claim, it becomes very difficult to reverse or undo the deed unless the grantee agrees to quit claim the property back to you.
Through a quit claim deed your mother can sign over the ownership and financial interest she holds in the property to whoever is named on the deed.
You bought the property in your name and if you sign the quit claim deed then the title is getting changed and lender will demand the repayment of loan immediately as the lender gave the loan to you not to your son.
www.mortgagefit.com /quitclaim-deed.html   (2113 words)

 How to File a Claim - Spina Bifida / Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV) - Health Administration Center   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beneficiaries who are filing claims for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses should use the HAC supplied form, Claim for Miscellaneous Expenses (10-7959e).
Note: If you pay for care and subsequently file a claim for reimbursement, our payment will be limited to the VA allowed amount.
When we finish processing a claim, we will mail you an EOB – even if the claim was filed by the provider.
www.va.gov /hac/forbeneficiaries/spina/claim.asp   (448 words)

 Unclaimed Property - How To File A Claim
If you are claiming property on behalf of a legal owner who is living but unable to file, you need certified documents proving your authority.
To claim property on behalf of a business, you must provide a completed Business Affidavit.
If the deceased did not have a will and you are a legal heir, you may claim on behalf of all heirs by completing an Affidavit of Successor.
ucp.dor.wa.gov /claimantContent.aspx   (494 words)

 Locating a Mining Claim or Mill Site,  Frequently Asked Questions, Bureau of Land Management California   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mill Sites may be located in connection with a placer or lode claim for mining and milling purposes or as an independent/custom mill site that is independent of a mining claim.
A mining claim is transfered by recording a Quit Claim Deed with the County Recorder where the mining claim is located, and then by filing the Quit Claim Deed with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) State Office.
The cost to file the Quit Claim Deed with the BLM is $10.00 per claimant, per claim.
www.blm.gov /ca/caso/iac/faqmc.html   (1031 words)

Valid mining claims are located on available lands that contain a valuable mineral source (such as gold, platinum, silver, etc.)  Owning a mining property allows you the opportunity to extract these valuable sources.  Most people prospect for gold as a form of adventure, recreation, and relaxation.
The owner of an unpatented mining claim cannot be denied access to his property by federal law.
You own all the mineral rights to your mining claim and are not required to pay a royalty to anyone for extracting such minerals.
www.homestead.com /theclaimpost/MiningClaimInfo.html   (1896 words)

 Home Claim Services - Frequently Asked Questions
Home Claim Services of America (HCSA) is a service company providing assistance to property owners, property management companies, condominium associations, charitable organizations and government housing agencies by filing claims for many types of defective building products including hardboard siding and roofing materials.
The correct subsequent-year claim forms will be sent to you well ahead of this date so these filing are made in a timely fashion.
Such “claim preparers” often require that you agree to pay them from your “recovery” or “settlement.” Before you agree to use a claim preparer, be sure to understand your rights.
www.homeclaimservices.com /faq/default.asp   (1966 words)

 CNN.com - Widow of Florida anthrax victim files $50 million claim - Feb. 16, 2003
The widow of a man killed by inhalation anthrax has filed a $50 million wrongful-death claim with the government, alleging lax security at a Maryland Army base allowed the theft of the deadly strain.
Schuler said he sent the claim to the Defense Department and the Army.
The claim outlines a theory that Stevens was killed by the anthrax that came from a security breach at Fort Dietrick in Maryland, which houses the Army's Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases.
cnn.com /2003/LAW/02/15/anthrax.florida.ap/index.html   (345 words)

 U.S. Claim on Iraqi Nuclear Program Is Called Into Question
But according to government officials and weapons experts, the claim now appears to be seriously in doubt.
Moreover, there were clues from the beginning that should have raised doubts about claims that the tubes were part of a secret Iraqi nuclear weapons program, according to U.S. and international experts on uranium enrichment.
According to informed officials, the IAEA concluded Iraq had indeed been running a secret procurement operation, but the intended beneficiary was not Iraq's Atomic Energy Commission; rather, it was an established army program to replace Iraq's aging arsenal of conventional 81mm rockets, the type used in multiple rocket launchers.
commondreams.org /headlines03/0124-08.htm   (1798 words)

 The Claim of the Qur'an
Here, it must be appreciated that the Bible may be said to have claimed for itself the status of Divine revelation only if the term ‘Holy Scriptures’ as used by Paul referred to the books of the Bible.
If, the followers of the book, then, say that it is of Divine origin, it will be but their witnessing to the truth of the claim already made by the book or by the individual who had come with it.
But if that claim itself is not there, any witnessing to that claim is obviously irrelevant.
www.nicheoftruth.org /pages/the_claim_of_the_quran.htm   (859 words)

 insite.ca- Submitting a claim
The claim should show 100% of the costs but you will be reimbursed for 50% of the total expense amount (if everything is in order and supported by invoices and timesheets).
Copy of travel claim to your university - as mentioned at the meeting in July, it is preferred if you claim your travel expenses to your institution to prevent having to wait forever to get reimbursed by CANARIE.
For example, your original travel claim to your institution must have included Treasury Board per diems in order for you to be able to claim this back to CANARIE.
www.ucalgary.ca /insite/submittingclaim.htm   (1290 words)

 USPS - How to File Insurance Claims
Claims for all services, except Merchandise Return Service can be filed at any Post Office.
Depending on the type of claim, you will need to provide proof of damage, proof of loss, or partial loss of contents.
Claims must be accompanied by evidence of mailing, evidence of value and any other documentation to support the claim.
www.usps.com /insuranceclaims/welcome.htm   (278 words)

 The Order of the Holy Sepulcher
While it is often claimed that Alexander VI conferred this authority, viva voce, between 1496 and 1498, a history of the Holy Land by an early seventeenth century Custos gives the date 1516, stating that the privilege was conferred by Pope Leo X.
The French Crown was eventually persuaded to support the claims of the Hospitallers, and Henri III confirmed the absorption of the Canons at the request of the Grand Master of Saint John, by Letter Patent of November 1574.
It has been claimed that within a year there were between three hundred and four hundred and fifty French members of the Order, excluding members of the Royal Family, of whose acceptance of membership no evidence has been provided; new knights were required to pay a passage fee of three thousand livres on joining.
www.chivalricorders.org /vatican/holysep.htm   (7195 words)

 The Claim - a Movie Review of The Phantom Tollbooth
The Claim is based on Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge, but its been transposed to the post-Gold Rush setting of the Sierra Mountains in 1867.
One night, in the middle of a ferocious winter, Daniel traded his wife and daughter to a prospector who actually had struck gold but didn't want to stick around to enjoy it.
The Claim is a raw tale, told with passion and conviction.
www.tollbooth.org /2001/movies/claim.html   (798 words)

 Amazon.com: The Claim: DVD: Peter Mullan,Milla Jovovich,Wes Bentley,Nastassja Kinski,Sarah Polley,Shirley ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To see him early on nearly ravaged by youthful greed then watch him in age yearn for salvation that may never come or come too late, one cannot help but be riveted by his endeavor to make up by his plight and his attempt to change it.
The Claim is a remarkable film which, while it may take a bit of time to warm up to, burns its own unique reward in a way few modern Hollywood films can.
The Claim purports to be an adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel, The Mayor of Casterbridge transplanted to the Old West.
www.amazon.com /Claim-Peter-Mullan/dp/B00005AX6G   (2066 words)

 CHAMPVA - How to file a Claims - Health Administration Center   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you fail to complete the VA Form 10-7959a, payment will be made directly to the health care provider instead of to you.
The following information is required for pharmacy claims regardless of whether submitted electronically or on paper and regardless of whether submitted by the pharmacy or by you.
Additional claim forms can be requested at any time (including evenings and weekends) by calling us at 1-800-733-8387 and selecting the claim form option from our voice-mail menu.
www.va.gov /hac/forbeneficiaries/champva/claim.asp   (407 words)

The Claim is the second film Winterbottom has directed from a script based on one of Hardy’s novels (the other was the stellar Jude, from “Jude the Obscure”).
The Claim certainly looks great — from the realistic sets and props, to Alwin H. Kuchler’s sound photography of the snow, wind, trees and mountains — although it’s not as quite as chilly and bleak as A Time for Drunken Horses, or as pretty as Snow Falling on Cedars.
Interestingly, The Claim was originally called Kingdom Come but had to change its name because of — hold on to your hats — a Whoopi Goldberg film bearing the same name.
www.sick-boy.com /claim.htm   (777 words)

 Filing Your Claim
LandI must receive your claim application within one year of your injury date to file a claim.
These include protection against discrimination for filing a claim, the right to protest LandI decisions, the right to change doctors and the right to take legal action against a "third-party" (someone not their employer) who may be responsible for the injury.
You and your doctor may apply to reopen your claim if there is objective medical evidence (physical evidence your doctor can measure) that your medical condition is a result of the same injury and that it has worsened since the claim closed.
www.lni.wa.gov /ClaimsIns/Claims/File/FilingClaim/default.asp   (1168 words)

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