Legal Guide

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Reviewing The Stafford Nhs Scandal: How Quality Healthcare Got A Whole New Meaning

So much has been written about the Stafford NHS Scandal. So much so that our trusted peers in the United States have begun seeing large sections of their newspapers dedicated to the scandal. What’s so interesting about the NHS is that the NHS was looked at as a perfect model for healthcare by other countries. Countries around the world strive to provide free healthcare and model their system... ❯❯❯

How To Make A Products Liability Claim

A recent Sherlock Holmes episode got our team at thinking. In the episode the “bad guy” basically gets control of the victim’s pacemaker and threatens to change the speed at which the pacemaker is working thereby killing the victim. Now, though this pace maker was manipulated by a third party, had this pacemaker malfunctioned on it’s own, a lawsuit for products liability would be... ❯❯❯ and Pharrell Williams in Legal Battle over Music

It’s certainly not rare to hear about some kind of disagreement transpiring between recording artists. And sometimes, when matters cannot be amicably handled, they end up becoming frontline news fodder that results in a lawsuit, or at the very least, a cease and desist attempt. Unfortunately, this would appear to be the case between Black Eyed Peas front man and mega-producer Pharrell... ❯❯❯

Obama Faces Legal Challenges in Effort to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Global warming. It’s an issue that affects all of us, mostly due to its long term effects including the spreading of diseases, the increased probability of droughts, floods, hurricanes and wildfires—all of which ultimately lead to economic crisis as well. And so, if there’s one thing that most can agree on, it’s the fact that something must be done about it in order to keep global warming under... ❯❯❯

Legal Issues Surrounding Umbilical Cord Blood Banking

There is no doubt that cord blood banking is changing the face of the way we heal some of the most incurable diseases. Cord blood, if extracted directly after birth from the placenta and then stored right away, can cure a number of genetic diseases and disorders, from diabetes to heart disease, and even cancer. However, just like people were up in arms after the invention of electricity, people... ❯❯❯

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 under the... ❯❯❯

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 misdiagnoses... ❯❯❯

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