Hiring an attorney is an intensive process. You will often hear about people complaining about their relationship with their attorney. Issues can be avoided if you make a concerted effort to avoid the following common mistakes when hiring an attorney.
Hiring an attorney with little experience
People often hire an attorney that has l...
I'm scared to claim from my employer
Some people who have been injured at work think that by claiming they're going to put both their job and the future of their company at risk. This is untrue. Firstly, it is illegal for an employer to either put pressure on an employee to leave, or to make them redundant, in the wake of them making a claim.
I'm worried I might bankrupt my company
Claimants do not 'sue' their employer. They place a claim for compensation with their employer's insurance compa...
Most people choosing to take a leisurely vacation on a luxury cruise ship expect everything to be perfect. They are looking forward to beautiful ocean views, hours spent on deck lounging in the sun, and endless food and drink. The idea of many exotic ports of call and a variety of entertaining day excursions are exciting because the cruise ship allows you to stay in one location while your room is transported around the globe. Modern cruise ships are essentially floating city blocks.
We understand that some people are affected by the myth of a “compensation culture” and may be concerned about what family and friends will think if they make a claim. Passengers injured in a car driven by a family member or a friend can become distressed by the very thought of seeking damages and workers can be unwilling to claim against their employers.
Getting hurt by someone else is never a situation that anyone wants to be in. Unfortunately, there are many laws revolving around protecting someone who has been injured and numerous guidelines that must be followed in obtaining the protection that is due to an injured person. Personal injury accidents can affect your life, monetary situations and overall happiness.
If you are potentially due a monetary settlement, it would make sense to seek out professionals who have dealt with these types...
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The rise in the number of lawsuits over failures in goods and services is a trend of concern, especially in California, where this trend has been markedly accentuated.
Although most of the cases are similar to each other, that is, they consist of practically the same thing, all kinds of events occur: from contaminated food, to defects in the equipment and material used in certain sports and even failures in medical equipment.
A multitude of questions arise from this growing problem, some m...
While a segment of the population uses public or private transportation to get around, whether it's for errands, to get to work, to go to a recreational place, etc., a large part of the population has their own vehicle and drives themselves to get around, whether for the above-mentioned or other purposes.
However, this only indicates to us that a large part of the population carries greater responsibility for the prevention and risk of car crashes; that is, the other segment is still at risk ...
Companies can be held legally liable if they have placed defective products on the market and these have caused some damage to the person who has chosen to use the product. Under California's existing regulations regarding failures in the manufacture and design of goods and services, it is fully valid to bring a lawsuit against a company if you can prove that the injury was the result of the company's negligent operation.
The validity of claims for defective products lies in a number of varia...
The injuries resulting from a dog bite cannot be underestimated, since, in most cases, these incidents bring great suffering to the person who experienced them.
The severity of injuries caused by a dog bite can be so high that many victims may be more overwhelmed by psychological and emotional damage than by physical damage.
Seen in this light, it is perfectly understandable why dog bites have become a legal matter, that they can go to court and that they can be the subject of monetary rew...