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Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Abuse: How to Spot the Signs

By | August 23, 2016

For many, elder abuse seems like a distant concept. “It happens, but it happens somewhere else,” children of elder parents tell themselves. In reality, it can happen anywhere—in a luxury continuing care center or in a budget-friendly nursing home. Adult children, family members, and friends must advocate for their loved ones to prevent, identify, and stop negligently and… Read More »

Things You Need to Know About Larceny Charges

By | August 19, 2016

Larceny, also referred to as theft in many states, is defined as attempted or completed theft of property or cash without personal contact. Larceny is most commonly referred to as non-violent theft of someone else’s personal property. This is the most common type of crime charged in the criminal courts in the U.S.

The True Importance of Written Contracts in Businesses & Transactions

By | August 18, 2016

A written contract plays a vital role in any business transaction. Apart from making the agreement between concerned parties legally binding, contracts can also serve as future references, part of the business’ policies, as well serve as proof in the event of misunderstandings, complaints or disputes needing litigation proceedings.

Vehicle Damage Claim Settlements

By | August 18, 2016

Claims for vehicle damage are less confusing than car accident personal injury claims. Personal injuries will have a larger settlement amount rather than vehicle damage. As a result a car accident property claim may be settled over the phone. Demand letters between you and the adjuster are probably not needed. Therefore within one and three weeks after a settlement agreement… Read More »

Charged for Cyber Crime? Here is What You Need to Know

By | August 9, 2016

Cybercrime is one of the greatest threats to companies across the U.S. Cyber crime poses a risk to the national security, public safety, and economic prosperity of the nation. Almost 1.5 million cyber attacks annually have been reported, which means 4,000 cyber attacks daily, 170 hourly attacks, and nearly three attacks every minute.

Four Crucial Things to Know About Defective Drugs and Lawsuits

By | August 9, 2016

Unsuspecting people falling victim to injuries due to the use of dangerous and/or defective drugs is a harsh reality that not often spoken about. Even though such cases are rare (fortunately), they aren’t unheard of. Imagine this: You’re not feeling well, so you see a doctor and buy the prescribed medicines – only to realize that more misery… Read More »

The Challenges of Child Custody Cases

By | August 9, 2016

Child custody cases can be difficult enough when both parents live in the same town. The creation of visitation schedules and custody arrangements must still be shaped around where the child goes to school, the work schedules of the parents, and transporting the child between them. 

How Can a Divorce Lawyer Help You Apart From Filing a Divorce?

By | August 9, 2016

More than 90 percent of people marry by the age of 50; however, about 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in a divorce in the United States. Statistics show that there is one divorce every 36 seconds in America – that’s huge!  That means that there are about 876,000 divorces a year.

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Falling Prey to Medical Malpractice

By | August 4, 2016

One of the worst things to happen to anyone is becoming a victim of medical malpractice. Whether it is an overlook in the diagnosis, an erroneous prescription, or a botched surgery, even a slight mistake in conducting medical procedures can cause the treatment take a turn for the worst. In the process, it is not only the unsuspecting… Read More »

Prenuptial Agreements; The Before Marriage Divorce Contract

By | August 4, 2016

A prenuptial agreement, also called a “pre-nup”, or “premarital agreement”, is an agreement made by couples planning to get married.  The pre-nup governs how issues such as dividing marital assets, and alimony will be dealt with if the marriage should end in a divorce.