30 June 2015
If your job requires you to work outside in the summer months when the heat is unrelenting, can you get workers' compensation for heat stroke or other heat-related illnesses? What types of problems are caused by excessive heat? If your body temperature exceeds 103 degrees Fahrenheit, you can suffer heat stroke. Symptoms include a rapid heartbeat, difficulty breathing, headaches, seizures, and hallucinations. If untreated, the symptoms can quickly progress into organ failure, brain damage, and death.
16 June 2015
If you suffered an injury in an auto accident, or in some other type of accident that wasn't your fault, you need to get a lawyer as soon as possible. Unfortunately, money can be a big impediment in personal injury cases, but it doesn't have to be. Many people assume that if they don't have the cash to pay a retainer fee that an attorney won't be willing to work on their case.
2 June 2015
Military veterans can fall victim to various physical and mental conditions as a result of their service, but compensation options aren't always clear. Depending on when and how you were injured, there are different compensation systems that you may qualify for. Consider a few compensation systems that match your conditions to get the assistance you deserve: If Your Injury Is Related To The Military Veterans Affairs (VA) compensation is available for veterans who suffered injuries as a result of military services.
15 May 2015
Motorcycle accidents can be extremely dangerous due to the lack of protection. Even if you wear a helmet and padding, you can still suffer from serious injuries. If you want to avoid getting into a motorcycle accident, you should follow the standard traffic laws. In addition, you may want to avoid these three common causes of accidents: 1. Left-Hand Turns Vehicles making a left-hand turn are perhaps the most dangerous situation for motorcyclists.
24 April 2015
Do you want to end your marriage but don't think you can because you are not a citizen of the United States? If you are hoping to become a citizen, are you aware of how a divorce might affect this? Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are a non U.S. citizen seeking divorce. You Are Entitled To a Lawyer Just because you are not a citizen of the United States, doesn't mean you can't hire your own divorce attorney.
15 April 2015
Are you interested in getting a will created, but are not sure who to turn to? The best bet for a will that can hold up in court, and meet your requirements you should seek out an estate planning lawyer. Such lawyers specialise in wills and asset management, which means they can handle the transfer of your assets to the parties that you want to leave them to. If you are undecided regarding whether an estate planning lawyer is the right choice for you, then read on for reasons to hire one to create a will.
6 April 2015
Venturing into the realm of patents and trademarks is not a journey you want to make alone. With innumerable guidelines, deadlines, and other procedural minutiae, it is easy to feel lost in the process. Enlisting the assistance of a qualified patent attorney can really go a long ways toward not only ensuring your patent application is filed correctly, but also that any concepts that infringe on your own design are met with the strictest legal penalties.
26 March 2015
The ancient Roman legal system still has a big influence on contemporary law practice, at least as far as language is concerned. That's why you are likely to hear legal terms or phrases being bandied around in Latin. However, you don't have to be a language guru to know what these two Latin phrases mean in the context of family law: Parens Patriae According to Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary, parens patriae is a Latin phrase that literally means "
16 March 2015
If you have been hurt while you are at work, this can be devastating. Dealing with your injury and facing scrutiny from your employer regarding the details of the accident can simply be overwhelming. It is important to your case to know specific things that must be accomplished to receive workers' compensation in this situation. This can better prepare you for getting the money you deserve during this difficult time.
4 March 2015
Being convicted of a DUI offense can come with serious consequences including a loss of your driving privileges, thousands of dollars in fines, and even jail time. This is why it is so important to be aware of the different defenses that can be used to help clear your name after being charged with driving under the influence. Below you will learn more about these defense strategies and how your criminal lawyer (such as one from Kaiser Law Group) may use these defenses to help you avoid a conviction.