Legal Guide

Legal Guide (Page 63)

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... ❯❯❯

Lawyer Advice - How To Find And Seek Legal Advice From A Lawyer

With the explosion of the internet, finding the lawyer that you need for your case just seem to be the next natural thing to do since the internet is the leading source of information. Not only that, the Internet also provides the necessary information that you need about the lawyers to engage the right person to take on the case. By doing a search in the search engine, you will get listing of... ❯❯❯

How to Select a Patent Attorney

Could you use a little help protecting your invention? If so, an attorney skilled in patent law is your best bet. As you can imagine, conveying your invention to someone who knows nothing about it will be difficult. Therefore, it is best if you are in direct contact with your patent attorney. You can meet in person and show the patent attorney any prototypes or drawings you may have to help... ❯❯❯

Attorney-Client Privilege

Privileged Communications Solicitor-client privilege is the legal protection given at common law to communications between lawyers and their clients. Since the privilege belongs to the client and not the lawyer, only the client can waive it. As a result, lawyers have a legal and professional obligation to refuse to make disclosure of privileged communications, except where the client has waived... ❯❯❯

If You Have Been In An Accident, Do You Need A Lawyer?

If you have been in an accident, whether at work, in an automobile or under some other circumstances, you may be wondering if you need to seek the advice and counsel of an attorney. On one hand there are the advertisements by lawyers on television that insist that you need their help to protect your rights. On the other hand, the insurance company that is handling your claim may insist that they... ❯❯❯

Medical Malpractice Law: An Overview

Medical malpractice law is a branch of personal injury law that deals with pain and suffering coming as a result of gross mistakes, negligence or bad judgment on the part of a doctor, hospital or other care provider. There are a number of issues the courts will address before deciding whether medical malpractice has occurred. For example, they must determine whether the care provider was actually... ❯❯❯

Legal Terms – A Quick Guide

Legal issues and problems are stressful, complex and inevitable. If you get wrapped up in legal issues, it sometimes helps to understand the lingo being bandied about. Legal Terms Contract: An agreement between two or more parties in which each party agrees to provide something in exchange for the other party doing the same. Typically, one party provides money while the other provides a service... ❯❯❯

Law Firm Staff: Are They Treated as Equals?

I attended an awards party last week honoring the "Best" lawyers in the community. It was a nice affair. One of the winners was a partner at a major national law firm. As I read his profile, I was struck by comments made about him by one of his law partners. “I think much of what makes [him] a good attorney is that which makes him a good person…[He] genuinely cares about people, which would,... ❯❯❯