Hiring a Family Law Attorney When Adopting a Child

  • Why A Lawyer Might Pass On An Injury Case

    30 March 2019

    As a personal injury lawyer examines a case that someone has brought to them, there are a variety of factors that have to be taken into account. If a personal injury attorney has decided not to take on your case, you may be wondering why that happened. Legal Ethics Concerns While it's unlikely that any single lawyer you meet with will have a history with someone involved in the case, there is always the potential for it to happen.

  • Workers' Compensation and Quitting Your Job

    25 February 2019

    When a work injury puts you at home instead of at work, you might have reason to worry if you end up quitting your job. If you are considering resigning from your position while you are still recuperating, read on to learn more. When You Can No Longer Stay With the Job When you earn workers' compensation benefits, you are not only entitled to medical expenses and disability wages. In some cases, you may be entitled to work with restrictions.

  • Ways To Calculate Damages When You're Preparing A Suit Based On A Bad Home Inspection

    9 December 2018

    One of the reasons that you may wish to hire a real estate attorney is to file a suit against a home inspector who missed something critical during a home inspection that occurred before you bought a house. Most issues turn up during inspections, but it's possible for an inspector to miss something important — and that can leave you facing some bills. For your suit to be successful, you'll not only need to prove that the inspector was negligent, but you'll also have to have a reasonable demand when it comes to the damages that you're requesting.

  • 3 Reasons To Hire A Civil Rights Lawyer As A Muslim

    24 September 2018

    There are many groups of people who can be treated unfairly in the United States, but over the last decade, Muslims have been perhaps targeted more than any other group. In a survey performed by Pew Research and covered by The Atlantic, 75 percent of Muslims asked said they had experienced some form of discrimination. Unfortunately, a lot of Muslims will not seek legal help for these instances of improper treatment, but they really should talk to an attorney.

  • Arrested For Prostitution? Here Are Some Things To Consider

    17 August 2018

    Whether you had a moment of weakness and arranged to pay money for sex or you're a frequent user of prostitutes' services, you may find yourself facing a misdemeanor charge for this behavior. While there are some defenses to this charge that you and your attorney can explore, you should also accept that the evidence against you might be strong. For example, if you approached an undercover police officer and offered money for sex, it will be difficult for your attorney to build a case to get your charges dropped.

  • Take Action For A Misdiagnosis

    18 July 2018

    Physicians must undergo a high level of training in order to achieve their certification and license requirements. For this reason, patients often put their full confidence into their providers. Sometimes this confidence results in a tragedy. If you or a loved one have been impacted by a failed diagnosis, you do have options. Failed Diagnosis In order to determine if you can move forward with a medical malpractice claim, you first need to determine what a failed diagnosis is.

  • It's All About The Environment: 4 Reasons Your Business May Require An Environmental Law Attorney

    14 June 2018

    If you own a business, you're probably familiar with business attorneys, especially if your company deals in contracts, which it probably does. You might not be familiar with environmental lawyers though. That's because not all businesses require this type of legal assistance. However, if your company is going to be engaging in any type of business practices that involve the environment, in any way, you're going to need the assistance of an environmental lawyer.

  • 3 Small Pieces of Evidence Often Overlooked In Car Accident Cases

    15 May 2018

    You can be going about your daily business, driving as safely as possible, and out of nowhere your life can be changed for the worse because of a car accident. Unfortunately, good drivers are involved in auto accidents all the time through no fault of their own, and it is not uncommon for these good drivers to have to seek a car accident lawyer for help getting fair compensation. In these cases, every last tidbit of evidence is used to prove the other driver was at fault, so you really do have to be vigilant about collecting the smallest details.

  • Paper Chase: Accurate Records For Your Workers' Comp Case

    9 April 2018

    If you've been hurt while on the job, you are likely entitled to several benefits from workers' compensation insurance. This means that you won't need to worry about medical bills and you will still get paid some of your salary while you recuperate. It's up to you to make sure that you get organized with your paperwork since you never know when you might have to go up against the insurance carrier to fight for your rights to continue getting benefits.

  • 3 Helpful Tips When Creating A Trust

    13 March 2018

    One of the best ways you can protect your assets and your family is to establish a trust. This legal document involves a lot of steps, and in order to get through this process you'll want to consider these helpful tips. Know Why You Need One Since this process is pretty detailed, you should understand if you even need a trust in the first place. Typically, trusts are reserved for those who want their assets ending up in the right hands after they pass on.