Being injured at work can be very nerve-wracking, especially if you aren't sure you can continue working. Fortunately, you are only a call away from having someone by your side to help with the lawsuit process. Here are three reasons you need a worker's compensation lawyer, and what they can do for you. 1. Understand Your Benefits Depending on what happened and how severely you are injured, you may be able to receive compensation for everything from childcare costs and missed wages to settlements for future missed wages and ongoing pain and suffering.
As you might already know, an arrest does not necessarily mean you will be convicted. Just being arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI), however, can be devastating. You must take action, though, if you are to defend yourself against the charges. DUI convictions can bring some serious punishments that are bound to disrupt your personal relationships, your ability to drive, your job, and your bank balance. Read on to find out more about the defenses your defense lawyer will consider as you move forward with your DUI case.
Much of the job of a bankruptcy lawyer revolves around presenting paperwork to the court on behalf of a client. This means you'll likely have to produce copies of a lot of documents before you file anything. Here are 5 sets of documents you'll want to have lined up, if possible before you visit a bankruptcy attorney. Tax Returns You should try to find at least the last two years of tax returns that you've filled.
Divorce is a life event that can affect you on so many levels. If you've been having trouble for a long time divorce might seem like the only logical conclusion. You can no longer seem to make things work and even if you know that the relationship has come to an end, it can still be hard to face the music. You are leaving someone that you probably planned to spend the rest of your days with and this is a tough pill to swallow.
Business lawyers often help companies deal with messy contracts that their clients signed without counsel. The first thing they'd tell you to improve the situation is to have an attorney review the language of anything you're thinking about signing. Beyond the obvious, though, there are several other things you can do to make sure your contracts are the best possible agreements. 1. Clearly Identify the Parties to the Contract It's very hard to enforce an agreement if a reasonable person would struggle to determine who's involved.
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.