Legal Guide

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What Steps You Can Take to Reduce Inheritance Tax

There are many different types of taxes that we have to pay these days, from income tax and council tax to capital gains and inheritance tax. The latter is a tax that is levied against what your loved ones inherit following your death, which in some cases can amount to huge amounts of money. This is why many people are keen to find out how to reduce the amount that has to be paid in inheritance... ❯❯❯

How to Find a Reputable DUI Attorney

DUI’s don’t look good on your driving record or your criminal record. In fact, having a criminal record from a DUI can reduce your chances of landing steady work and can increase your chances of repeatedly running into the law for the same offenses. Alcohol addiction can be a serious problem and statistics show that about a third of people that are arrested or convicted for driving... ❯❯❯

5 Steps To Take When Surgery Goes Wrong

Preparing for any imminent medical procedure or surgery can be an apprehensive and anxious time. Common concerns include worrying about the possible level of pain, the time it may take to recover and ultimately whether the surgery will be a success. Although we put our complete trust in medical professionals, sometimes complications occur and subsequent problems arise. While it is extremely... ❯❯❯

Who is Responsible for Accidents in the Workplace?

Being safe and free from danger at work is something most of us take for granted. However, certain types of employment are more hazardous by their nature and the potential accident risk is ever-present. While some injuries are unavoidable or simply unfortunate, many workplace accidents can be prevented. However, there is often confusion as to who is responsible for making this happen. You can... ❯❯❯

4 Key Dangers of Misdiagnosis During Illness

Diagnosis is the most important stage of medical treatment. Catching the spread of an illness early, followed by a prescription for the correct medication or referral for the correct kind of treatment can have a positively transformative impact on a patient’s life. No matter how well trained and intentioned medical professionals are, they’re also human: error is a fact of life and... ❯❯❯

Steps to Take if you Have an Accident Abroad

If you’re away on holiday or conducting business abroad, you want your time away to be as hassle-free as possible. However, planning and preparation only goes so far as there are some incidents that are beyond your control. Although being involved in an accident abroad is unfortunate, it is important to take the necessary steps to protect yourself. You may even be eligible to receive... ❯❯❯

Evicting a tenant for smoking cannabis: where there's smoke there's fire!

Discovery that a tenant in a property you own is engaged in any form of illegal activity is rightly a cause for concern for landlords, but when the activity in question is smoking weed, many landlords are unsure exactly where they stand or what action they can take. In the UK, illegal drugs fall into one of three classes with A being the most harmful and attracting the greatest penalties and C... ❯❯❯

What Changes to Personal Injury Claims Mean For You

Suffering an injury that is not your fault is far from pleasant. Previous and current legislation recognise the importance of making it simple for someone who has been injured by the negligence of a third party to address the matter and seek compensation. No win no fee: a history No win no fee arrangements with legal firms as we now know them, were originally born back in 1995. The difference... ❯❯❯

Dr. Oz Sued over Natural Remedy Sleep Tip

Not since Dr. Phil, has another one of Oprah’s guests been able to experience such popularity with their own program as Dr. Mehmet Oz on the “Dr. Oz Show”. He simply has a way of presenting medical information in a Layman’s terms (a feat unto itself) while incorporating light humor and infectious charm. Indeed, it can be pretty hard to keep people interested in things like... ❯❯❯

How to Select a Lawyer

Lawyers offer specialized knowledge and experience to help you through some of the biggest decisions in your life. Given the importance, you should have complete confidence, both professionally and personally, in your choice. Whether your problem is business or personal, seek a “personal fit”. Initially, identify the type of legal problem you face and then find lawyers with experience and... ❯❯❯