If a member of your family has died because of someone else's negligence, you may be able to commence a wrongful death lawsuit. These can be very difficult cases to prove, but there are laws that are out there to protect people who have died at the hands of another. The following article will give you a better understanding of how a wrongful death lawsuit works, and who can bring on a wrongful death claim. [Read More]
Independent Contractor Or Employee: Why Does It Matter?
Every year around tax filing season, many workers will discover that their employment isn't quite what they thought it was. Companies, looking to save money, may classify a worker not as an employee but as an independent contractor. While this doesn't seem like a big distinction to the average person looking for work, it can have huge and expensive consequences to the individual. So, why is it a big deal? Because many employees who have been misclassified as independent contractors don't understand that they lose out on many benefits of being an employee. [Read More]
3 Ways To Prove Your Slip And Fall Injury Case During Discovery
Being a victim of any type of injury can be challenging. The time it takes to recover, the amount of medical bills and time that is lost from work can simply be too much. You may need to file a lawsuit against the property owner to receive money for your losses. Knowing the ways to help prove your slip and fall case during the discovery stage of civil litigation may help strengthen your case. [Read More]
You've Remarried, But It Turns Out Your Divorce Wasn't Final. What Now?
You're freaking out because you just discovered that your divorce was never actually finalized -- and you've been remarried for several years. What happens now? Unless your ex is likely to start fighting the divorce at this point, you shouldn't have any trouble overcoming this legal technicality. However, you may need to get legally married again. It's Not All That Uncommon You might be surprised to learn that finding out a divorce was never finalized happens relatively often. [Read More]