Being wrongfully terminated from a job can be financially and emotionally stressful; however, the laws in California surrounding wrongful termination are made to protect victims. Wrongful termination lawsuit damages can range from recouping your lost wages, to multi-million-dollar past and future wage loss settlements – especially in California where the cost of living is much higher. Most California… Read More »
In many lawsuits, conducting hearings for a verdict by the judge or jury in court may not be feasible for the plaintiff, defendant, and the legal department. During such situations, alternative dispute resolutions, such as arbitration and mediation, have become increasingly popular as they help save time and resources that are required for a courtroom trial.
When Medicare fraud became a frequent feature in the news, particularly following some important revelations in 2015 by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), many Americans assumed that it was a patient problem. It is difficult to believe that the healthcare system, as it operates today in the USA, can allow for a level of corruption where healthcare providers… Read More »
According to recent U.S. statistics from 2014, about 92,000 motorcyclists suffered injuries that year. You may notice that attorneys typically put motorcycles into a different category of motor vehicle accidents. Several factors set motorcycles apart from regular passenger vehicles, including their slim profiles. From the type of person who rides a motorcycle to the state laws, here are… Read More »
One of the first questions that might pop into the mind of a potential whistleblower is: Will my identity be revealed when I come forward about the wrongdoing I’ve witnessed?
One of the biggest aspects of a divorce, especially if the divorcing couple has accumulated plenty of property during the marriage or if they came into the marriage with lots of personal belongings, is how that property will be divided in the divorce process. Losing property that was yours before the marriage is particularly difficult to take and… Read More »
One of the perks of living in a country that is divided into a handful of independent states, like the United States, is that the individual states have the ability to try out different sets of laws to see which ones work better than others for their own state’s citizens. In this way, the United States government lets… Read More »
If you’ve ever had to share the road with an aggressive or angry driver, you know how unnerving the experience can be. Having to share the road with someone else who isn’t obeying road rules or laws or is simply being discourteous is frustrating at best and dangerous at worst. If you have already been injured in a… Read More »
Most personal injury claims can be easily quantified. The property damage and physical injury involved in such claims are limited and hence, easier to calculate. For example, a car accident victim who has suffered a broken hand can incur specific damages such as medical expenses, property damages, out-of-pocket expenses, and lost wages.
Only a few social security disability claims are accepted by the Social Security Administration (SSA), and as many as 65 percent of applications are denied in the very first step. This means only a few lucky ones get their social security disability claims approved. In fact, the Social Security Administration might keep rejecting your request until you make… Read More »