What Is a Legal System?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now fully effective for all companies with fewer than 100 full-time employees. While most of the debates about this new law concern the financial repercussions brought upon small businesses, there’s also a significant impact on medical malpractice matters that is worth being mentioned. If you’re a medical malpractice attorney, keep reading to find out the potential implications of Obamacare on medical malpractice matters. What are the effects of the ACA on medical malpractice? As you might know,...read more
You don’t just have to accept it whenever you receive a speeding or traffic ticket. While it isn’t easy to fight a ticket, it can be done. Below are some approaches you can take when you’re trying to get a ticket thrown out. Contend That the Officer’s Conclusion Was Subjective In a number of states, you can try challenging the officer’s opinion about what actually happened. This works better in situations where the police officer has to make a judgment call about whether you were in violation of law or not. For...read more
One of the most important things anyone should do in life is to make a will. However, the creation of a will is often an overlooked part of life until it is too late. If a relative has passed away without a will in place, you could face some not-so-simple tasks when trying to figure out their estate. There are some options that could help make the process simpler, including using a small estate affidavit. Here is what you need to know: What Is a Small Estate Affidavit? A small estate affidavit is one method of informal administration of...read more
Have you been debating whether to enlist a divorce lawyer to help you end your marriage? You know absolutely nothing about getting a divorce so you ask around. There is one common denominator of all the advice you get—this is going to cost you a lot of money. Depending on the amount of resistance from your spouse, a divorce can be a breeze or an all-out hail storm. Did you know that finding the right attorney may actually end up saving you money in the long run? Here’s how. Find a Divorce Lawyer with Training and Experience It is a...read more
While most people know to call their insurance company as soon as possible after a car accident, they do not think to call a lawyer. It doesn’t matter if the accident was a small fender-bender or something in which your vehicle was totaled. It doesn’t matter if the accident was your fault or not. To ensure that you are treated fairly by your insurance company and are compensated for everything, hiring a lawyer is the only way to go. Here are a few ways calling a lawyer immediately will help you. Record of the Accident Scene A lot...read more
Prisoners actually have no constitutional right to appeal their conviction, but if you are in prison and unhappy with the outcome of your trial, you can appeal to a higher court. Before you can appeal, however, you must have a legal basis to do so. Depending on the circumstances of your case, if you are found guilty but your case is under appeal, you can remain a free person as the appeals process takes place. The court has to allow you to post an appeals bond. What Is An Appeal If you appeal a court’s decision, you are asking a...read more
Every year, tens of thousands of people are injured on amusement rides. Whether it’s the latest high-speed roller coaster or a ride at the local county fair, owners, operators, and manufacturers have a responsibility to make certain their rides operate as safely as possible. If you’re injured, you may be at fault. Perhaps you didn’t follow the rules, and stuck your arms outside of the car when you’d been instructed not to. But in other cases, the amusement ride owner, operator, or manufacturer may have been negligent....read more