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30 Things You Can Do With A Law Degree

Not everyone who goes to law school, gets a law degree and even passes the bar wants to practice law. Some do it for the education and the skills law school can teach...

 
 

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

Although the benefits of signing documents electronically heavily outweigh the potential disadvantages involved in this process, individuals choosing to use an electronic signature service should be aware of the following pitfalls that may...

 
 

How To Find a Pro Bono Attorney

There’s so much legal advice on the Internet that it’s easy to forget how many people struggle to be able to afford it. And when people below the poverty line face genuine, difficult...

 
 

What To Do When Your Driver’s License Has Been…

“License and registration please.” These words can be unnerving enough during a routine traffic stop. But consider how these words feel when you’re driving with a suspended license. They probably sound like impending...

 

Telling the Truth in Maritime Job Applications

In the case of McKorpen v. Central Gulf Steamship Corporation, 544 F.3d 396 (5th Cir. 1968) the Fifth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals established what has now commonly been referred...

The Jones Act – Maintenance & Cure

Why You Need a Maritime Admiralty Offshore Accident Lawyer The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 is one of three congressional laws commonly referred to as the “Jones Act”. Formerly, it was found at...

Federal Employer’s Liability Act

Why You Need a FELA Lawyer Enacted in 1908, the Federal Employers’ Liability Act was passed by Congress and signed into law to protect America’s railroad workers. The Act, commonly referred to as...