Protect Your Future Through Engagement And Information - Questions To Ask Your Disability Lawyer
18 August 2015
If you suffer an injury or illness that makes you unable to work and provide for your family, you should be able to take comfort in knowing that social safety nets will provide you with a degree of protection. Unfortunately, the government tends to challenge a sizable portion of disability claims, and if you're struggling with maintaining your composure during the process, it's important that you find help anywhere you can.
Constructive Possession Charges: When The Drugs Really Weren't Yours!
4 August 2015
Your college roommate seemed like an okay guy to share space with - until the night that the police raided your dorm room and you both ended up arrested because he's been dealing a few drugs to supplement his income. Why would you end up arrested along with him?
It's called "constructive possession" and it's used to convict people every day for the possession of illegal drugs, even when they aren't the actual owners.
How To Keep A Record Documenting An Unsafe Work Site
21 July 2015
Not all accidents are unforeseen at a job site. Some accidents you can see coming beforehand if the job site is kept in a dangerous condition. For example, you might be required to work on scaffolding to build a wall, and if the scaffolding doesn't have railings or is not properly stabilized, someone falling off the scaffolding is almost a foregone conclusion if the unsafe conditions aren't corrected. You should document the situation before you or another employee has an accident.
3 Things You Need To Know About Contingency Fees Before You Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer
1 July 2015
Before you hire a personal injury lawyer, it is important that you understand what a contingency fee is and how it works. The vast majority of personal injury lawyers are paid based on a contingency fee. Here are three things you need to know about contingency fees.
No Payments Up Front
If the personal injury lawyer you work with tells you that they will charge you based on a contingency fee, you should not have to make any payments up front for them to take on your case.