Whether you work from the comfort of an office, or outside as a law enforcement officer, or behind the counter as a cashier, all workers face the potential of on-the-job injuries. Between wage payments, benefits, and other costs under deductible provisions, United States businesses fork over an average of $62 billion annually due to workers’ […]
All have experienced the loss of a loved one. Whether it’s due to heart disease, cancer, a car accident, or the basic flu, the loss is often tragic, unexpected, and leaves a hole in the family’s heart. The funeral service is over. The true mourning is beginning. But wait, what are we supposed to do […]
Personal injuries amass from a variety of situations. Statistics show that, annually, 68.7 million Americans visit either a doctor’s office or an emergency room for a form of personal injury. That amounts to a staggering 21% of the country’s population! Understandably, some injuries are simple accidents. Others may be caused by one or more forms […]
Getting a new client is an accomplishment, whether you’re with a big company, a small company, or you just work for yourself. Moving forward, it’s important that you and your client establish through writing exactly what the details of your relationship is, and what you will be doing for them. This is where a business […]
So you’ve done something incredible and spent time serving our country in the military. First off, we would like to thank you for your service! You’ve done so much to protect your families, your community, and your country from danger. Luckily, there are things that your country can offer you as well, to thank you […]
Let’s face it – if you’re hiring a lawyer, it’s likely that something bad has happened in your life, and you need to go to court to fix it or defend yourself. Unfortunately, a lot of the time, lawyers just don’t come cheaply – especially the good ones. You don’t, however, have to break the […]
A retainer fee is one of the most common attorney fee schedules. A retainer is an amount of money that’s paid to a lawyer in advance to retain (hire) him/her to represent you in a legal matter. When setting a retainer fee, an attorney anticipates the amount of legal work that must be done and […]
We all hope that the criminal system works. After all, it’s what helps put bad people in jail, and keeps the streets safe. But what happens when it doesn’t work, or it works incorrectly? And even worse, what happens if the system doesn’t work for you? There aren’t many statistics out there on false arrests […]
If you have ever seen the trademark symbol (™), the registered trademark symbol (®), or the service mark symbol (℠), you might be wondering what they are used for, who is allowed to use them, and where they should appear. These symbols serve to identify the source of goods or services and bring additional benefits to the brand bearing it.
Divorce mediation involves meeting with a professional, specifically trained third-party to talk about your issues and help get your divorce finalized. While mediation length varies depending on the complexity of the issues surrounding the divorce, usually, couples can come to an agreement between 4 and 10 sessions, spanning over a period of 90 days. Divorce mediation fees will depend on the length and complexity of your case, usually mediation cases average around $3,000.
If you believe your solicitor has acted negligently in their duties, there are some things to consider before you consider suing a solicitor. – Have you kept all your documents? You will need all correspondence including letters that detail the terms of your retainer and other instructions? – Have you already tried filing a complaint with […]
There are a few reasons why the public is given access to mugshots before a conviction occurs. 1. If a suspected criminal has broken out or escaped, the public needs to be aware of the danger. Mugshots improve safety by making it easier to identify potential threats. 2. The Constitution dictates that the legal process be as […]