Did you recently lose your job? If so, this is probably a difficult time. It may be even more challenging if you feel you were unfairly let go because of your age. Unfortunately, some employers prefer younger workers to older ones. However, if an employer takes unfair action against a worker over the age of 40, they could be vulnerable to an age discrimination lawsuit. Older workers are a protected class.
28 July 2023
Cargo losses are common problems in maritime law. Anyone who's shipping anything through maritime regions needs to understand how the law addresses cargo losses. Here is a look at what brings a loss into maritime law and how plaintiffs and defendants are likely to handle cases. When Do Losses Fall Under Maritime Law? Unsurprisingly, something only falls under maritime law if it involves seagoing vessels. Given how much world trade crosses the sea, this places many cargo losses squarely in maritime law.
11 July 2023
Securing the benefits you rightfully deserve can be challenging and overwhelming when faced with a denied workers' compensation claim. In such circumstances, it becomes crucial to understand the significance of enlisting the help of a skilled workers' compensation lawyer who can navigate the appeals process on your behalf. Streamlining the Appeals Process Navigating the workers' compensation appeals process requires a comprehensive understanding of the legal system and its intricacies. With help from a knowledgeable lawyer, you can benefit from their expertise in handling these specific types of cases.
6 June 2023
While not all businesses will have their documents notarized, it's actually a good idea if you are dealing with a lot of contracts or negotiating deals on a regular basis. A notary public is an impartial third party who is legally able to oversee the negotiation and signing of legal documents to ensure they follow your state's laws. If you feel you are too busy to go to a notary public's office, it can be easy to find one that offers mobile services too.
21 April 2023
When a loved one passes away because of the negligence of another, it can be a challenging time for family and friends. Legal action may be necessary to bring closure or justice in these wrongful death cases. This post will help you understand the top causes of wrongful death cases and how a wrongful death lawyer can help. Medical Malpractice When healthcare professionals make errors or act negligently, it can result in serious injury or death to patients.
22 March 2023
Overtime pay is a benefit that many employees rely on to make ends meet. Unfortunately, some employers may try to avoid paying their employees the overtime wages they are entitled to. This is where an overtime pay attorney can be of assistance. Here are some services offered by overtime pay attorneys and how they can help employees get the compensation they deserve. Understanding Overtime Pay In the United States, overtime pay is defined as any hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek.
17 February 2023
In a perfect world, people would love to live a peaceful and safe life without actions that can cause injuries or threats to their lives. Unfortunately, there's no such thing as a perfect world, and people get injuries from accidents in their day-to-day activities such as driving, working, medical care, product consumption, etc. Such injuries can have severe consequences, including huge medical bills, lost wages, permanent disabilities, and trauma. Personal injury law allows you to claim compensation if you sustain severe injuries or health complications from the actions of a third party.
18 January 2023
Some motorists disregard the necessary caution when sharing the road with motorcyclists and may even drive recklessly near riders. Therefore, a motorist might hit you regardless of your riding carefully and safely. If this happens, you might suffer devastating injuries requiring long-term care. In such a case, it would benefit you to do everything legally possible to get the full compensation you deserve. This way, you can manage all your crash-related expenses until you recover.
19 December 2022
When you are arrested and charged with a crime, the court may provide you the opportunity to post a bail bond to secure your release from jail while you wait for your trial. When you post bail, you'll be provided with a list of obligations from the courts. You must meet those obligations for the entire duration of time that you are out on bail. What if you need to change those requirements?
23 November 2022
Some couples might do many nasty things during a divorce. One of the most common is making unkind or untrue statements about their partner. They may do this to portray their partner in a bad light and get the upper hand in the case. Unfortunately, some things your partner says or does might permanently ruin your reputation. You can sue them for defamation if this happens, as you will learn in the following exposition.
25 October 2022