Category Archives: Miscellaneous Legal Topics

InVisalign Misaligned – Is This Medical Malpractice?

By | November 27, 2015

Crooked teeth can be a real problem. It’s one of those personal issues that can affect how you smile, how you speak, how you eat, and even your level of confidence. Correcting a crooked smile is definitely a process, but with today’s procedures, technology, and modern medicine, you don’t have to suffer with it.

Can You Sue If You Are Hit By a Baseball?

By | October 20, 2015

It’s a fun night out with some friends catching the game for your local major league baseball team. You’re enjoying watching your favorite players, with a tasty hot dog in hand. Unfortunately, danger lurks, even in a place as seemingly safe as the ballpark. Foul balls happen all the time, but every once in a while they end… Read More »

Understanding the Difference Between Attorney-Client Privilege and Duty of Confidentiality

By | September 18, 2015

The terms ‘attorney-client privilege’ and ‘duty of confidentiality’ can be confused easily by lay people and attorneys alike. While many lawyers knowingly use these terms interchangeably, they are different from each other in many ways and have different implications in legal settings. If you’ve tried to understand the difference between the two many times but have failed,  you’ve… Read More »

How Law Professionals Can Enhance Their Income

By | September 15, 2015

A career as a lawyer is considered to be one of the most sought-after professions. However, becoming a lawyer is no longer a sure path to a life of social and economic privilege. From being accessible around the clock and developing client relationships and businesses to compromising on work-life balance – the profession of a lawyer is not… Read More »

How You Can Become a DUI Lawyer

By | August 13, 2015

DUI or driving under influence is becoming an increasingly common criminal offence which involves persons driving motor vehicles under the effect of alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medication. A driver can be convicted of DUI when he/she is found with blood alcohol content exceeding the legal levels i.e. between 0.05% and 0.08% (depending on the jurisdiction). An intensified… Read More »

The Alphabet Soup of Highway Safety

By | May 22, 2015

When the head of a federal agency recently pledged to double down on the problem of Triple D on the highway, he wasn’t referring to Guy Fieri’s road trips in search of diners, drive-ins and dives. Dr. Mark Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was talking about the three D’s of preventable accidents: Drunk driving, Distracted driving, and Drowsy driving.

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

By | January 25, 2013

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 arise when signing something using an e-signature:

I Signed a Non-Compete Form. What Now?

By | March 2, 2012

When you’re hired by a company with access to a lot of privileged information, it can be an exciting time. You’re ready to learn from their experts, develop your own skills for your career, and generally make yourself a greater asset to other companies in the future. You can be so excited at this point that you nearly… Read More »

Five Major Differences in Military vs. Civilian Law

By | January 18, 2012

When discussing law, most people are referring to civilian law. But there’s another type of law present in our society: military law. In military law, what applies in certain situations might not apply in others, especially if the differences trace back to the military or civilian status of the person in question. In short, there are stark differences… Read More »

Written vs. Verbal Agreements: What You Need to Know

By | January 16, 2012

We all know that in many cases, a document that has been written and signed has an ironclad force behind it, the full power of the justice system. But what do we really know about verbal agreements? If someone makes a promise verbally and breaks it, does that represent a broken contract – or simply a fib that… Read More »