Before you choose someone to be an expert witness for a personal injury case, you and your personal injury attorney will have to vet the person. The following are some of the tips to use for the vetting process. Scrutinize Academic Credentials In most cases, a person becomes an expert on a subject by going to school and studying the subject. Therefore, the academic credentials of your potential expert witness should be your first port of call during vetting.
4 July 2019
If you faced a criminal charge in recent times and were placed on probation for the crime, you will need to do all you can to follow the terms of your probation, and one term you must follow is not getting arrested for another crime. If you end up arrested for another crime while on probation, you should be aware of the following three things. Committing a crime is one of the worst types of probation violation
6 June 2019
When you're hurt on the job it's good to know that there are actions you can take to receive restitution for your injuries: Filing workers compensation. The money that you receive from workers compensation allows you to take it easy while you recuperate so that your recovery can be as speedy as possible. If you've filed for workers compensation and are either in the process of waiting to receive the funds or have already received your first check there is still more to do.
4 May 2019
If you think you have age discrimination in your workplace, this is a serious legal issue. To help you, below are some signs that you do have age discrimination, as well as how a lawyer that deals with this type of law can help you. Signs of Age Discrimination There are many signs of age discrimination, including: Employer Harassing You If your employer is harassing you about your age, they may be trying to get you to leave the company.
26 March 2019
Driving while under the influence of any alcohol or controlled substances can lead to a DUI. Driving drunk on the road and being pulled over will have serious consequences. For these reasons it is appropriate to stay off of the road when you are under the influence. There are times where you may not be driving, but you would potentially be charged with a DUI. If you are sitting in the front of your vehicle that is turned on or if you are found in the front of a vehicle when you are drunk, you could be charged with DUI.
14 January 2019
When a loved one calls on you for help, it's only natural to do everything in your power to help them. When that loved one is sitting behind bars in jail, the situation takes on a new and disturbing dimension. While you want to do what you can to arrange bail for your loved one, you should take care in doing so. Scammers prey on the vulnerability of loved ones and, if you aren't careful, you can be taken for an expensive ride.
14 January 2019
When a worker falls victim to certain medical disorders, they may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Unfortunately, applicants must be prepared to wait for many months to find out if their cases are approved or denied. Some serious categories of illnesses have been identified by the Social Security Administration (SSA) as being eligible for a quicker approval process. Read on to find out more about the three SSA programs that might allow your loved one to gain Social Security benefits faster than usual.
30 November 2018
If you have caught one of the teens in your neighborhood doing something very illegal on a home camera and you want to press charges, it's best to meet with a lawyer first. You want to find a law firm in your area that takes family law cases. The law firm can then assign a lawyer to you that can go over the details of the case with you. Here are some of the things you want to know before you take further action, as well as some questions to ask the lawyer.
17 October 2018
If you and your spouse have agreed to part ways, then the right time to divorce might be sooner rather than later. If you add a need to declare bankruptcy into the equation, however, you might want to consider how your filing order could affect both of these major legal moves. Read on for a discussion of how to set priorities given your own situation. The Income Limit Rule One aspect of bankruptcy that could influence your decision revolves around your income.
12 September 2018
When you get hurt at work the last thing on your mind is having to do more work but at some point, you might be in that exact position. If your injury has left you unable to go back to the job you had when you were injured the workers' comp insurance carrier may ask you to work at an alternate position. Read on to learn more about this issue.
14 August 2018