Doctor-patient confidentiality is the term used to describe an agreement between a doctor and their patient. It states that the doctor may not share information about the patient, including their lab results and medical conditions, to the general public. However, there are many stipulations within this moral code and there can be some tricky legal situations that arise. If you think your doctor went against the doctor-patient confidentiality rule, here are some things to know first.
In many areas, a divorcing couple is allowed to write out their own agreement and have it filed with the court, and may not need the intervention of a judge or attorneys. While it may be tempting to try to do this if you and your spouse are separating, there are some very good reasons to think about at least consulting with an attorney throughout this process. Consider a few of those reasons here.
No matter your religion, you still may have to someday deal with what insurance companies like to call an "act of God." You may know the term from hearing about insurance claims in cases of wild weather or earthquakes. However, the term also applies to personal injury claims. What is an Act of God? An act of God, or force majeure, is a real legal term that usually means an act of nature that's inevitable.
If you have found yourself facing a mountain of debt, filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy may allow you to enjoy the financial fresh start that you need to truly overcome this debt. However, like all debt relief options, personal bankruptcy will not be the right solution for everyone. This is why it is so important for you to truly educate yourself regarding this option before filing a petition with the court.
Financial problems can make you feel worried and stressed out. Before you file for bankruptcy though, there are some things you can do to set your financial house in order. Here are some tips you can use to help you avoid filing for bankruptcy: Talk to Family and Friends about Money Problems Many people suffer in silence with their financial problems. They don't tell their friends that they can't afford to go out with them, or they don't tell their families that they can't afford to visit for the holidays.
Hello, I'm Phillip Kerr and I just love the legal profession and courtroom drama. Have you ever watched judge shows on TV? I know that these shows are not an accurate representation of the courtroom, but there is something you may have noticed. Some individuals come into the courtroom well-dressed, articulate, respectful and with the knowledge and documents necessary to support a case, while others come unprepared, slovenly dressed and appear as if they do not have a care in the world. How you present yourself and the knowledge that you have of the law will have an impact on how you are treated, even if you have legal representation. This blog is designed to assist those who are going to trial in doing just that.