If you manage a team of lawyers, you're likely always looking for ways to make improvements to your business and continue to make your customers happy. Owning and managing a law firm takes a lot of hard work and is a constant learning process. One way that you can make improvements and offer benefits to your staff is by investing in continuing legal education. This is a great way to continue to learn and grow as a team while staying ahead of legal trends.
30 October 2017
In a move that definitely surprised the plaintiffs, a U.S. District judge ruled against a police officer who had tried to sue Black Lives Matter (BLM) for damages related to injuries he sustained during a protest. The judge's reasoning was that Black Lives Matter was a social movement and not a judicial entity capable of being sued. Here's more information about this ruling and how you can avoid making this same error when you launch your personal injury lawsuit against someone who injured you:
29 September 2017
If you've been involved in an accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, especially if the accident was not your fault. In order to receive compensation, you need to make sure you take the necessary steps. Failure to take the right measures may cause you problems when you try to obtain compensation. Here are four mistakes that can undermine your personal injury case. Failing to File Your Claim on Time
27 January 2017
If you are planning to lease a business space, one of the questions you will need to answer is whether to sign a long-term or short-term lease. These three questions should help you settle the debate: Expected Fluctuations in Rental Prices in the Neighborhood A long lease is suitable if you expect rental prices to go up in the future; it allows you to lock your rate in favorably. The reverse is true if you suspect prices to go down in the near future.
13 January 2017
When you are involved in an accident, the time immediately following is extremely critical if you are to prove that you were wronged. While you may be understandably traumatized by the accident, ensuring that either you or a trusted family member or friend complete some important tasks could make the difference between getting a fair settlement offer from the at-fault driver's insurance carrier and just a token sum. You never know when the worst will happen and it pays to be prepared so read below to get more information about the steps to take after your accident that could help you prove your personal injury claim.
13 January 2017
If you are currently worried about the care of your elderly parent in a nursing home and you haven't gotten any information back from management about your complaints, it's time to talk to a lawyer. You are paying the facility a fee to take care of your parent, and to address the different concerns that you have. There are a lot of ways you can report the information to your lawyer accurately, and things that your lawyer will want to know.
4 January 2017
When looking for an apartment or house, nobody wants to encounter housing discrimination problems. Simply considering the possibility that someone can try to prevent you from finding the right home based on something beyond your control is enough to make anyone furious. Unfortunately, the truth is that housing discrimination problems are a "real world" issue that many people encounter. Here are three positive actions to take if this happens to you.
16 December 2016
If you are considering a divorce, there are some steps you and your spouse may want to go through before you decide to follow through with a divorce. While divorce is a completely viable option for couples who can no longer remain married, you do want to make sure you have tried everything before you decide on following through with a divorce. Consider following some, or even all, of the tips detailed below before you decide for sure that divorce is the only way left to go.
29 November 2016
If you want to create a will, making sure it is valid can prevent legal battles with your family members. Below is some information about this so you will not have to worry about what happens to your assets after you die. Making Your Own Will You can make a will completely on your own if you have a sound mind. This means you can hand-write your will or sit down in front of a computer and type it.
4 November 2016
Getting charged with a crime is likely everyone's worst nightmare. The thought of spending time in jail and having a criminal record can definitely put you in a panic. Although dealing with a criminal charge is no walk in the park, it is possible to get through the experience. Here are four helpful tips for surviving a criminal charge. Do Not Talk to the Police No matter what, do not give any information about your case to the police.
14 October 2016