2019

4 Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Auto Accident Case

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After being involved in a car accident that was not your fault, you could be thinking about filing a lawsuit against the responsible party and his or her insurance company. This is common, and it can help you with things like paying your medical bills and making up for lost income related to the accident. There are certain mistakes that some people make when handling these cases, though, that can cost them their case.

29 May 2019

Why Drinking And Boating Is Even Worse

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You are not allowed to drink and boat in any of the 50 states in the United States. Not drinking while boating is very important because more than half of all boating accidents are the result of drinking while boating. As a result, there are serious and large penalties for making this decision, including fines and imprisonment. You may also have your boat operator license revoked. Effects of Inebriation  Those driving boats are more likely to become impaired compared with those who drive a car while intoxicated.

27 April 2019

Six Things You Can Do To Lower Your Company's Lawsuit Risk

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Lawsuits regularly devastate small businesses. However, they can be avoided in most cases by small business owners who take the proper precautions. You need to be aware of the lawsuit risk and plan around it to ensure the continued success of your small business. The following are six things you should be doing to lower your company's risk of having to deal with a lawsuit: Always have contracts drawn up by an experienced attorney

27 March 2019

Three Ways To Approach Returning To Work On Light Duty

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While there are certainly some on-the-job injuries that will prevent you from ever working again, the goal of most people who are hurt at work is to eventually resume their career. It might not be advisable to jump right into the job, however, which means that your workers' compensation attorney will likely advocate for — and negotiate on your behalf — the idea of you getting back to work on what is known as light duty.

20 February 2019

When Law Enforcement Performs A Search

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Searches, in the legal sense, allow law enforcement officers to obtain evidence connected to a crime. Our justice system treats those accused of crimes as innocent, so using searches to seek evidence is so customary that few people give it much thought. Until you or a loved one has been subject to a search, you might just assume that law enforcement must present a search warrant before they carry out a search, but that is not always the case.

14 January 2019