Legal Guide

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Mesothelioma Screening: What to Expect

Due to its long latency period, accurate early detection of mesothelioma remains elusive.   Screening— tests performed to determine the presence of a condition prior to symptoms— is still being heavily researched for mesothelioma. Currently, no widely recommended screening tests are available for this rare form of aggressive cancer, but doctors do recommend various imaging... ❯❯❯

11 Myths About DUI and DWI Arrests

A DUI or DWI arrest can be overwhelming, daunting and stressful. The repercussions for driving under the influence range from large fines to prison time, and can include expensive substance abuse counseling and legal fees. It can be difficult to choose the right DUI defense attorney with so many to choose from. With so much at stake, several myths have developed surrounding DUI charges. ... ❯❯❯

10 Well-Known Types of Lawyers

There are lawyers for every type of legal problem you may ever have in your life. Lawyers can help you from cradle to grave. They can help you get ready for marriage with a pre-nup agreement and to end it amicably with a separation or divorce. They can help you start a business, sue a competitor or trademark your invention. If there is a legal problem, there’s a lawyer standing by, waiting... ❯❯❯

When You Need a Lawyer

Life throws many different circumstances at us that push us to ponder several actions. Some of those actions tend to be legal or end up bringing about legal consequences. While there are obvious situations and predicaments people find themselves in that glaringly highlight their need for a lawyer e.g. criminal charge, many still find it difficult to identify scenarios that will be better... ❯❯❯

But it was an Accident : The 5 Ways Trucking Companies Try to Get Away Without Paying After a Collision

An auto accident, especially if it involves a truck, could mean serious injuries or even death. Fighting the trucking company or their insurance provider for compensation is the last thing you want to do at this time. Unfortunately, many companies are not willing to pay their accident victims, meaning you will have to battle with them to get the compensation you deserve. Here are five ways truck... ❯❯❯

4 Things to Consider When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

You could suffer a personal injury anywhere. That might include slipping and falling on an icy walkway or being hit by something that falls out of a window. However, most personal injuries that involve personal injury lawyers tend to be from automobile accidents. If you have a car accident, you are likely to be shaken up physically and emotionally. You might even be more hurt than you first... ❯❯❯

How to Find New Clients as a New Lawyer

So you’ve put in all the work and you’re now being called to the bar as a licensed lawyer. Now comes the challenge of finding clients to represent. Below are some tips for the new lawyer looking to build their reputation and client list. Network One of the most effective strategies you can use to help build your reputation is to network with other professionals in the law industry.... ❯❯❯

The Compulsory Purchase Order Process (CPO)

What Is a Compulsory Purchase Order? For those of you who aren’t aware, a compulsory purchase order (CPO) is a legal process that allows certain public bodies to force homeowners to sell their property if the property is on land required for a regeneration project, or it is deemed to be in the “greater public good”. This often includes projects like the construction of new... ❯❯❯

Enhancing Personal Injury Compensation Claims

It is really important to know exactly what the next step is in a personal injury case. Victims have to deal with so many things ranging from the personal injury claim to dealing with medical expenses. A failure to properly assess the situation will always lead to having to deal with some expenses that could have easily been avoided or covered through a proper settlement amount. Unfortunately, in... ❯❯❯

Changes to the H-1B Visa Program

The H1-B visa is designed to allow U.S. companies to employ graduate-level workers (or those who can demonstrate an educational equivalent) in speciality occupations, such as science, medicine, IT, finance, engineering, etc. Before looking at some recent changes to the H1-B visa that have already taken place — and some significant shifts that may be on the horizon — here are some... ❯❯❯