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  • The Basics of Protecting Intellectual Property

    Few investments a company makes are as important as the development of its intellectual property. IP covers a wide range of legally defensible items, from a company's logo to the patents it holds. It's important to know the following three basic steps you should take to defend your business's IP. Move Early to Protect Your Intellectual Property Make sure you have your business properly configured before you attempt to develop any IP. [Read More]

  • 3 Reasons You Should Retain the Services of a Car Accident Attorney

    Being injured in a car accident is always unexpected, and the aftermath can turn your life upside down. When you're injured in a car accident that was caused by another driver, you are entitled to a financial settlement to cover the cost of your medical bills, repairs to your vehicle, lost wages, and any other expenses that you may acquire as a direct result of your injury. However, dealing with securing a settlement is the last thing that you should be doing while recovering, which is why it is always in your best interest to hire a car accident attorney as soon as possible after you're injured in a collision. [Read More]

  • How To Avoid Being Wrongly Named At Fault For A Car Crash

    After a car accident, your insurance company will go through a process of determining fault for a crash. As a part of this process, they will examine the actions of each driver, the police reports, and any statements you and other witnesses have made. If you are determined to be at fault, you and your insurance company will pay for the damage. If the other driver is found to be at fault, they and their insurance company will be financially responsible. [Read More]

  • 6 Wrong Moves That Could Compromise Your Workers' Compensation Case

    When you're in the process of filing and defending a workers' compensation claim, every move you make has the potential to impact your claim. You want to make sure you avoid making wrong moves that negatively impact your prospects regarding your claim. The following are six wrong moves to avoid so that you don't compromise your workers' compensation claim: 1. Not keeping all relevant documentation Documentation is important in any kind of court case, including a workers' compensation case. [Read More]

  • Employee Responsibility For Workers' Compensation

    Both employers and employees have a role to play to ensure that employees benefit from workers' compensation. As an employee, here are some of the roles and responsibilities expected of you. Obeying Rules and Regulations You have the responsibility to familiarize yourself with all applicable rules and regulations and follow them to the letter. This includes not only workers' compensation rules and regulations, but also your employer's workplace rules and regulations. [Read More]

  • Injured In A Truck Accident? What To Know And Do

    Trucking accidents are a growing problem in both urban and rural areas. Some of these accidents are caused by unforeseen mechanical failures of one or more vehicles or by weather conditions, such as high winds, ice, or snow. Many other accidents, however, are caused by wholly preventable causes, such as driver inattention, driver fatigue, speeding, and making improper lane changes. If you or someone you love has been injured in a trucking accident, here are some important things you should know and do as quickly as possible after the crash. [Read More]

  • Psychiatric Injury And Workers' Compensation Benefits

    Workers' compensation funds are designed to protect employees against financial ruin in the event of a work-related injury. Most people think about workers' compensation in terms of physical injuries, but the potential for work-related activities to cause psychiatric injuries is also present. Proving a psychiatric injury can be a bit more challenging, but you can work with an experienced attorney to help show that your mental health problems stem from work-related activities. [Read More]

  • Do You Need A Lawyer For Your Recent Tour Ride Injury?

    You went on a tour ride so you could see the sights while you were on vacation. You wanted to take in the world around you and enjoy the leisure ride while meeting new people, but unfortunately, you ended up injured instead. You know that accidents do happen, but now you're facing medical bills, loss of work, and other consequences, and you don't feel you should have to pay for all the expenses of an accident you didn't cause. [Read More]

  • Potential Damages In A Spinal Injury Claim

    A spinal injury is one of the most devastating injuries you can ever face. This is because the spine protects several organs in the body and also contains important nerve cells. As such, you should ensure your spinal injury claim contains all the possible damages. Below are some of the damages you should consider in your spinal injury claim. Medical Bills Medical bills are usually part of personal injury claims. When it comes to spinal injuries, your treatment will depend on the extent of your injuries and the needed treatments. [Read More]

  • Been Arrested? 4 Tips To Help Your Attorney Provide You With The Best Defense

    If you're facing criminal charges, the first thing you need to do is hire a criminal defense attorney. You can't afford to attempt self-representation, especially during a criminal trial. There will be an entire prosecution team working to prove your guilt in a court of law. Having your own criminal defense team will help you level out the playing field so that you have a chance of proving your innocence. To make sure you have access to adequate counsel, here are four steps you should follow throughout the process. [Read More]