Posts Tagged“legal”

Ride-hailing service – Uber has totally reinvented taxi services and the industry at large. Now, with just a tap on your smartphone, you can have a cab right at your doorstep, ready to take you wherever you want to go. This will cost you a fee which is calculated by the app based on the distance and time taken during your trip. In this article, we learn all about Uber accidents in Los Angeles, as well as how to handle if such a situation occurs. As a frequent user of Uber, it is important to be aware of the possibility…

You put on your signal to take a left into the grocery store parking lot and are sideswiped by a driver who is busy adjusting their rearview mirror. You had your seat belt on, but you still experienced whiplash and sustained minor injuries. Is it worth it for you to hire an attorney? The short answer is yes. You should always hire an attorney if you were injured after a vehicle collision or if your vehicle suffered significant damage. It is especially true if you were seriously injured in the accident.  You need a trusted car accident attorney who has…

Sex crime cases are some of the most complicated and emotional cases to handle. If you are facing allegations of a sex crime, you should take the allegations very seriously regardless of whether you are sure that you are not guilty. Research shows that out of 116 sexual assault cases studied, 11.6% of them were wrongful convictions. This is why it is important to get in touch with the right attorney to review your case, gather evidence, and help you prove your innocence. Facing an alleged sex crime can be a very tough time for the defendant. You can lose…

You might be considering filing a personal injury claim if you were in a car, slip and fall, or work accident. You’ll have a good case if the injuries were not your fault, and you shouldn’t be responsible for paying the resulting medical bills and damages. If someone maliciously attacked you, slandered your name, or caused any other intentional injury, you will also have a strong case. If you win, you can collect damages in a variety of categories that might include, but are not limited to: Vehicle damage Personal property damage Out-of-pocket expenses Medical bills Pain and suffering compensation…

Workers in the United States have some of w most robust and comprehensive worker’s rights of any country in the world. The federal and state governments seek to protect workers while they are working and even in between employment. Here is a list of some of the most often cited worker’s rights that are standard for American workers. Workers Compensation Insurance Workers compensation insurance is a federally mandated, state managed and employer financed insurance that covers workers who are injured or fall ill while they are at the job. This program is designed to take the mystery out of who…

Some 50 percent of children owed child support payments do not get them regularly… Yes, you read that correctly. Whatever the emotions surrounding the divorce, the children are owed—not the custodial parent. When people do not make child support payments, they’re actually depriving their offspring—not their former spouse. This is why the consequences of failing to pay child support can be quite severe. Garnishment of Wages, Tax Refunds & Other Payments Your employer will be informed if you’re behind on child support and can be ordered to take the money from your pay—before you get it. In most cases, they…

You are living and working in the digital age. Technology is here to stay, and it is having a huge impact on how you live, work, and relax. For anyone working in the legal profession, there have been many positive changes, and we expect, more to come. Yes, you likely have colleagues who resist the advances of digital technology and there’s probably even a fax machine lurking in a dark corner somewhere in your office. Well, there’s no avoiding it – technology has changed the legal profession for the good.  Now, thanks to the vast amounts of information and data…

When you file a personal injury claim, it’s perfectly natural to wonder how much of a settlement you’ll get if you win your case. This is an especially common concern if you have hefty medical expenses, lost wages, or intense pain and suffering as a result of the injury. Unfortunately, no particular dollar amount can be assigned to any lawsuit at the beginning. A lot that goes into both defending a personal injury case and defining the award. If an attorney promises you’ll make a specific amount, you should probably run away. The prospective lawyer might name a target amount,…

Many couples neglect the opportunities available to resolve disputes in an amicable way. This happens because stress and emotion of divorce and separation is very hard to deal with. When children are involved, everything is more complicated. During child custody cases it is really common to see that both parents believe they are better. Obviously, it is the judge that will make the final decision based on the case presented in front of him, unless an amicable solution can be agreed upon through mediation. If you are in such a situation, you do want to build a good child custody…

There are some crimes which, whilst they may not be considered overly severe in the eyes of the law, leave us wincing at the fact that anybody could do such a thing. One such crime which falls squarely into this category, is that of nursing home neglect. Whilst rare, this form of neglect can have a profoundly negative impact on the patient and their families, and if you have loved ones in a nursing home, it is important that you know what you are looking for. A friend of mine was forced to use nursing home abuse lawyers last year…