What Is Workers Compensation Law?
It did not seem like much of a problem at first. You had fallen off the bottom step of the ladder at work when the bottom rung broke. Upon closer inspection you realized that the ladder had actually been broken before, and had been hastily repaired. Unfortunately, that repair did not hold and as a result caused you to fall. The swollen right ankle just appeared to be a small problem that would correct itself with a little ice and a little rest. When that same right ankle, however, was still causing you pain three weeks later an x-ray actually revealed a small fracture. Luckily, workers compensation law required your employer to file the initial accident report and then pay for the re Continue Reading
A Divorce Attorney Can Help you Through a Diffficult Time
Divorce is increasingly common and perhaps reflects the growing stresses and strains of daily life and careers. It is also a very emotionally upsetting event for all concerned. People may be so focused on putting it all behind them that they don’t bother to contact a divorce attorney for advice and help. This can be a big mistake, since the financial consequences of a divorce can be adverse and take years to overcome.
If there are children, it is best to consult an attorney for child custody. The divorce process and divorce forms are extremely complex and it is easy to make a mistake that can cost a lot in terms of both financial and emotional hardship. Continue Reading
Steps You Should Take Before Filing for Divorce
Being prepared for a divorce doesn’t mean you’re actually throwing in the towel. You’re just taking responsible steps to make sure your life after divorce carries on as smoothly as possible. If you are not prepared when you go into divorce, it can turn into an ugly war between your aggressive attorney and your spouse’s aggressive attorney. The whole experience will be a lot harder than it has to be, and you could be shortchanged in alimony, the care and custody of the children, and distribution of marital property.
Are You Going in For Surgery? Having a Durable Power of Attorney is Recommended
Surprisingly, about half of all drug overdose cases that result in a fatality can be traced back to pharmaceutical medication. Doctors may inadvertently prescribe medications that have serious side effects, or patients with a history of taking too much medication may have a fatal reaction when they ingest too many pills at once. A medical malpractice case may result in a wrongful death lawsuit, with family members prosecuting medical professionals for cases that they say could have been avoided.
Over 200,000 people die every year in America from medical malpractice: while many involve medical injuries due to surgery or allergic reactions to medication, more than two-thirds are reportedly due to errors on the part of medical caregivers. Although most hospitals and pharma Continue Reading