2021

Securing Your Dependents' Future Through Estate Planning

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Should you die unexpectedly or become incapacitated, you want to know that all your wealth and assets will be well managed. You can hire estate planning services to identify your assets and legally designate who gets what share. Estate planning is important because it reduces the likelihood of mismanagement or succession disputes should you die prematurely. You will take several steps with the assistance of a qualified estate law attorney and financial planner should you want to begin this process.

14 April 2021

Noncompliance With OSHA Regulations As A Factor In Scaffold Accidents

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Noncompliance with standards set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is connected with large numbers of construction accidents every year. For example, thousands are injured while on scaffolds. Construction workers who are not employed by a company but instead do jobs on contract do not qualify for workers' compensation benefits. Often, seriously injured individuals must hire a construction accident attorney to obtain the compensation they deserve. Relevant Statistics

16 March 2021

What To Know About Selecting A Personal Injury Attorney

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Were you injured through no fault of your own and need to file a personal injury lawsuit to be compensated? If so, it will help to have an injury attorney on your side to maximize your compensation. Here is what you need to know about finding a personal injury attorney.  Find A Board-Certified Attorney There are likely going to be a lot of attorneys out there, leaving you wondering where you should start in terms of finding an attorney.

16 February 2021

3 Landmark Supreme Court Decisions That Significantly Affected Criminal Law

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Many Supreme Court decisions have dramatically affected criminal law, often forcing prosecutors to overcome additional obstacles to prosecute a defendant or avoid a case being reversed on appeal. There are three landmark cases that have offered some level of protection to defendants. Strickland v. Washington The Strickland test was based on the ruling in Strickland v. Washington, which is a two-pronged test to determine ineffective assistance of counsel (IAC) claims during appeals.

15 January 2021