Legal Insights

  • 5 Mistakes to Avoid While Prepping for LSAT

    It is very uncommon for LSAT aspirants to take the test prep lightly. Most of them take tutoring aside from self-training, take mock tests, and work tirelessly. And yet, it is a small percentile that attains their target scores. Some of them even fail the exam on their first attempt. So what are they doing wrong? It is no news that the LSAT is a tough nut to crack. You must face it resolutely and defeat it so you can grab that coveted seat in the most prestigious law schools in the country. As m...
  • 5 Common Reasons People Hire a Criminal Lawyer

    When faced with criminal charges, your biggest dilemma is whether or not you should hire a criminal lawyer. Talking to a police officer, posting bail, filing paperwork, etc. can be too overwhelming. You’ll also be stressed over making any of the wrong moves that can result in a longer sentence, more expense, or a higher charge on your record. These are the instances that can put a burden on you, your family, and friends. Hence, it gets crucial that you have a professional criminal lawyer like...
  • Things to Know About Personal Injury Litigation

    Accidents do not come with forewarning, and in moments like these, you realize how vulnerable you are and how complicated life can get. The situation becomes more overwhelming when you endure pain and suffering due to another party's negligence. While seeking medical attention can drain your pockets, the legal aspects are complex to deal with single-handedly.  That’s where experienced personal injury attorneys can assist you in navigating smoothly through all the stages of your lawsuit. ...
  • 5 Things You Should Know Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Medical malpractice can stir a whirlwind of financial hardships, life-long disability, and emotional strife. Not surprisingly, it can be anxiety-inducing to acknowledge the possibility of a medical care professional acting questionably while you’re receiving medical care. Whether your care team performed unnecessary surgery, prescribed improper medication, or discharged you prematurely, you may be entitled to compensation. If you feel as though you've been a victim of medical malpractice, you ...
  • Work and Employment: Legal Challenges You Need to Face

    Many people don't want to face any legal issue in their lives, especially when they have a business or are trying for a job. But there are many laws that employees and employers can break without knowledge, and this is especially true when hiring people. Some businesses already check the following areas, but some might not know the Here are some laws that you should be aware of so that you won't get into any trouble in the future. Visas and Immigration Many employers are looking overseas for the...
  • Can You Really Leave People Off Your Last Will And Testament (And Can They Contest?)

    Creating a last will is a sage decision that lets you leave an official legal document that allows you to distribute your assets, properties, and other valuables to your loved ones, leaving your hard work in good hands. However, there are times when you don't want a person to be part of your will, and though complicated, you can leave him out of it. It's wise to consult with experienced attorneys from a reputable law firm to understand the process more. However, to give you an idea about the sub...
  • Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Injury to a Resident?

    Placing a loved one in a nursing home is always a difficult decision – you entrust your loved one into the care of the nursing home expecting that they will receive the best possible care. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen, and injuries can result.  Nursing homes and long-term care facilities can be liable for injuries to residents that occur within their facility or when a resident is under their care. For example, a nursing home might be liable for simple negligence, such ...
  • Building Trust to Foster Intra-Firm Referrals

    Most law firms want to keep as much work as possible in-house, so it makes sense to encourage as many intra-firm referrals as possible. But intra-firm referrals can be a challenge to manage due to three major obstacles: a lack of familiarity with the work that other partners do, an inherent lack of trust among law firm partners, and difficulty locating experts within the firm. These challenges are heightened in large firms with multiple offices or for firms that were formed as a result of mu...
  • Miami Dram Shop Laws - What Should You Know

    When a drunk minor gets into a car accident, the law agencies ask who served liquor to the minor. According to Miami-Dade County Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics, around 1533 of Miami's accidents involved drivers aged 15 and 17. One of the leading causes of the high number of casualties in Miami is teenagers driving under alcohol. Here we have discussed Miami Dram Shop Laws in detail. What Is the Dram Shop Law? Dram shop law refers to a law that holds businesses serving alcohol for accident...
  • 7 Critical Components in Any Estate Plan

    When it's time to start thinking about creating an estate plan, you should focus on drafting a plan that makes sense for you and your family. At its core, an estate plan is put into effect to secure your family’s financial future in the case of sudden incapacitation or death. Without a plan in place, your property is subject to the intestacy laws of your area. One of the great misconceptions about estate planning is that it's only necessary for those upper-class property owners with several va...
  • How Law Firm Compensation Systems Impede Collaboration

    While many law firms today recognize the benefits of collaboration within the firm, traditional law firm compensation systems may be undermining these efforts to foster collaboration, particularly among law firm partners. Law firms are notoriously competitive, undermining collaborative efforts that could contribute to better client outcomes, cross-selling, quality control, and improved morale.Law firm compensation systems traditionally reward individual effort as opposed to collaborative and...
  • What is Criminal Harassment?

    Harassment is a crime that, although defined slightly differently in each state, is usually defined as when person acts in a way designed to alarm, intimidate, annoy, provoke, threaten, or otherwise cause another person emotional distress. State and some federal laws identify multiple ways in which harassment can be committed, and harassment statues may include related crimes such as stalking or cyberbullying.  In some states, to prove certain types of harassment, there must be a credib...
  • 5 Reasons Why an Attorney is Essential When Starting a Business

    Starting a business is a massive undertaking that requires skill, knowledge, and a lot of hard work. If you’re about to take the plunge, hiring an attorney will help you establish your legal framework, create safeguards, and streamline your partnership agreements. Your entrepreneurial spirit may tempt you to do it solo (after all, you’re an entrepreneur for a reason), but trust us—hiring an attorney will more than pay off in the long run.Don’t believe us? Take a look at the top five rea...
  • Assistant US Attorney Michael Nadler Steps Down

    Michael Nadler has officially stepped down. The assistant US attorney, who has made headlines for throwing some of Venezuela‘s biggest criminals in jail during his tenure, has officially moved on. The move is a bit surprising the some, and many who know him in the South Florida area are weighing in on the ramifications.The official word is that Nadler is entering a new opportunity with a private practice located in Miami. He will be officially starting at Stumphauzer Foslid Sloman Ross & K...
  • What Assets Must Go Through Probate

    The death of a close family member is a sad and traumatic event, made even worse by impending legal paperwork. A lot of us aren’t ready to tackle the formalities of death while still grieving. Documents connected with assets, probate, and the last will and testament can be really complicated, and it takes time to sort them out. However, with a little knowledge in the field, you’ll be able to go through the probate process smoothly and quickly. Assets left by the deceased person can be divide...
  • Medical Malpractice: Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose

    Medical malpractice can occur in a variety of ways, including misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose a patient with a health condition.  What Constitutes Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose? Misdiagnosis can occur when a doctor or other health professional fails to listen to a patient’s complaints, fails to ask the patient pertinent questions that might uncover the condition, fails to conduct an adequate physician examination, misinterprets test results, x-rays or other scans, fails to ...
  • Personal Damages: What Makes You Eligible for a Case?

    Personal injury cases can be very grievous and should not be taken lightly. If you're looking this up, you or someone close has likely experienced an injustice that can have a major toll on the quality of life. It's essential to make sure that you can make your case so that you can get the proper help or compensation should you ever find yourself in this situation. Naturally, the best move to make is to contact one of the top personal injury attorneys so that you can start getting the details lo...
  • 3 Most Common Driving Offenses and Their Punishments

    A driving offense or a motoring offense happens when someone driving a vehicle or being inside of it violates the law. Driving offenses can have various degrees: from talking on a mobile phone to hitting someone with a car. In this article, you will find the list of the top five most frequent motoring offenses and their punishment. Driving Without a Valid MOT When it comes to an MOT (click here to find more explanation on what an MOT is), it might be very tempting to postpone it to another d...
  • Should I File For Bankruptcy In Orlando?

    Typically, people who file for bankruptcy in Orlando are already in difficult financial circumstances, with major credit card debts when they face an unexpected crisis such as a divorce, injury, job loss, or uninsured medical expense. The result is mounting penalties with a level of debt that becomes unpayable. It is people like this that bankruptcy law has been designed to help, enabling them to make a fresh start on their lives instead of struggling under a burden of crippling debt. Yet, e...
  • Florida’s Personal Injury Claims Process – What Should You Know?

    From car accidents to medical malpractice and slips and falls, making a personal injury claim can be a challenge. The process of making an injury claim must be properly followed to ensure that compensation can be received. In the state of Florida, the first step to file your injury claim involves hiring a suitably experienced Orlando injury attorney. Although it may appear daunting to seek help from a lawyer, you can be confident your case will be handled more efficiently and speedily with t...