How To Keep A Record Documenting An Unsafe Work Site
21 July 2015
Not all accidents are unforeseen at a job site. Some accidents you can see coming beforehand if the job site is kept in a dangerous condition. For example, you might be required to work on scaffolding to build a wall, and if the scaffolding doesn't have railings or is not properly stabilized, someone falling off the scaffolding is almost a foregone conclusion if the unsafe conditions aren't corrected. You should document the situation before you or another employee has an accident.
3 Things You Need To Know About Contingency Fees Before You Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer
1 July 2015
Before you hire a personal injury lawyer, it is important that you understand what a contingency fee is and how it works. The vast majority of personal injury lawyers are paid based on a contingency fee. Here are three things you need to know about contingency fees.
No Payments Up Front
If the personal injury lawyer you work with tells you that they will charge you based on a contingency fee, you should not have to make any payments up front for them to take on your case.
Not Too Early And Not Too Late: When To Send An Injury Demand Letter
17 June 2015
Did you know that there is a wrong and right time to send an injury demand letter? Sending your demand letter either too late or too soon can cost you a lot of money. If you consult an attorney, then he or she will probably tell you that this is because of the issue of:
Maximum Medical Improvement
Your demand letter should include a detailed description of your injuries and medical bills.
Divorce Assets In An Equitable Distribution State
3 June 2015
Forty-one states have "equitable distribution" (EQ) laws for dividing assets in divorce as opposed to the other nine which have community property (marital assets are divided 50-50) laws. To get some understanding of what this could mean for you, read on.
If you live in a state other than: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington or Wisconsin, you live in an E.Q. state. This is a more complicated legal set up, but the intention is to for assets to be divided up fairly according to various factors, and a percentage may be assigned to each spouse.