Legal Insights

  • 7 Common Injuries After A Car Accident

    Injuries sustained after a car accident can be both excruciating and can significantly mess up your life, including the financial stress to you. During an accident, any damage is expected to your vehicle; however, depending on the severity of the car accident, you may be injured yourself. Injuries sustained after an accident can result in missed work, huge medical arrears, and, in worst-case scenarios, significant life changes. Injuries After A Car Accident Generally, there are steps to adhe...
  • Commonly Asked Questions About Negligent Driver Cases

    Even with speed limits, road safety rules, and major advancements in automobile safety features too, roads across America remain highly dangerous, with several million auto accidents occurring every single year. A large percentage of those accidents are caused by negligent drivers who fail to follow the rules, ignore stop signs and other road warnings, and show little respect for their fellow road users.   Negligence is a serious issue for anyone sitting behind the wheel of a car, beca...
  • A Guide To Car Accident Compensation For Victims

    Victims of car accidents may sustain an array of injuries as a result of the whole ordeal. They may range from mild or serious physical injuries, trauma, vehicle damage, to emotional pain and psychological suffering depending on the severity of the collision.   Unfortunately, it’s believed that most victims prefer to accept very low settlement offers just to get things done quickly and avoid the long and arduous legal processes involved. This results in the victim not getting the fair...
  • 6 Times You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Injuries shouldn’t be taken lightly. Physical and mental injuries can linger for years and require extensive medical attention to lead to full and complete recovery if it's even possible. Don’t let another person who’s responsible for your injury get away with it. Hire a personal injury lawyer to fight your case and help you receive proper funds to rectify the situation.If you’re unsure about whether or not the injuries you’ve sustained warrant a personal injury lawyer, we have six tim...
  • How To File A Claim With The 9/11 Victim Fund

    If you were injured or a loved one was either injured or killed as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, you’re entitled to compensation. The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has made this possible. What Is The 9/11 VCF? The signing into law of H.R. 1327—also known as the ‘Never Forget the Heroes, James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act’—in July 2019 has led to the funding of the ...
  • 6 Things to Consider When Choosing a Power of Attorney

    When choosing a power of attorney, make sure they live close by, are trustworthy, and have knowledge about your conditions and medical terms.A power of attorney’s role is somewhat similar to that of your professional healthcare representatives, but they are not the same. There are some key differences. Getting a power of attorney is beneficial for your health as they will be the ones taking various medical decisions for you. Since an average person may not be aware of all the medical and healt...
  • The Wrongful Death Claim and Limitation Statute Connection

    If you’re not a lawyer, you might not know the “limitation statute” term. If you know about it, you may not have considered it much. If you ever need to file a wrongful death claim, though, you’re going to have to find out all about it.Let’s talk about limitation statutes and wrongful death claims right now. You’ll never want to be in a position where you have to put what you’ve learned into action, but it does happen sometimes. If it ever does, you’ll be glad you know these ...
  • A Primer On Prisoners’ Constitutional Rights

    What is a right? This is a person’s moral entitlement to have something, do something or act in a particular way. It’s something which a person is justly entitled to. Looking at the Constitution, the first ten amendments consist of the Bill of Rights.   However, it seems like they are more of privileges than they are rights. This is because, with conviction and incarceration, most of these rights can be taken away. The Rights Of US Prisoners The United States has the highest nu...
  • Lawsuit Loans: A Simple Guide

    When you suffer harm through the negligence or wrongful conduct of another party, the law gives you the right to sue them to recover damages. The time it takes for a lawsuit to result in a settlement or a favorable verdict after trial frequently results in financial distress as you struggle to pay bills and expenses while out of work. A lawsuit loan may offer a solution to prevent or resolve financial hardship while you wait for your claim for damages to be resolved. Lawsuit loans go by many nam...
  • Are You Covered Under the Defense Base Act?

    The Defense Base Act (DBA) is a law requiring private sector contractors and subcontractors to maintain workers’ compensation insurance for their employees working outside of the United States.   Congress first enacted the DBA in 1941 to provide workers’ compensation to Americans citizens working on overseas U.S. military bases. During the Cold War, Congress expanded the coverage of the DBA to include additional groups, such as public work contractors and non-citizens, that were working...
  • How do you write an incident report at work?

    OSHA reporting and incident tracking are crucial parts of health and safety management. An incorrect or missed OSHA report can have serious consequences for a company. Financial penalties for failing to submit incident reports may be severe, not to mention the loss of the corporate image as a healthy workplace. Recordkeeping and Incident Management Software simplifies and improves incident reporting ranging from OSHA reports to near-miss accidents. What Does an Incident Report Contain? An inc...
  • The Crucial Connection Between Electronic Health Records and Patient Safety

    Patient safety is a huge concern for any given healthcare provider. After all, if a hospital doesn’t ensure patient safety, then there will be adverse patient outcomes, medical errors, infection control issues, lawsuits, readmissions, penalties, and loss of goodwill. While most healthcare providers usually focus on issues such as training employees, following the rules and regulations to the T, and having robust policies to improve patient safety, many of them are overlooking one factor - EHRs...
  • Do Dentists Have To Comply With HIPAA?

    HIPAA is a federal law in the U.S. that aims to protect patients’ medical records. When you hear medical records, you naturally think of organizations that store, transmit, maintain or create protected health information (PHI) like hospitals. A lot of dentists, however, ask this question “is my practice covered under HIPAA”? Are Dentists HIPAA Covered Entity? So the answer is, yes, dental practices also have to follow the HIPAA rules. However, not all individual dentists are HIPAA-c...
  • What a Trust Administration Lawyer Can Do for You

    Trust-based estate planning is increasingly becoming a popular choice for safeguarding one's assets in the event of a person's unfortunate passing. This type of estate planning also helps individuals, medically and financially, during their lifetime if they become incapacitated and cannot make decisions for themselves. Trust attorneys help with the legal process of creating and setting up a trust for your estate. Forming a trust can be a complex process. There are many decisions to be taken, for...
  • Where Do I Find the Right Attorney?

    You have the right to legal representation. But finding the right attorney may seem to be overwhelming. The US district courts have witnessed the combined filings of civil cases, and criminal defendants increased by about five percent in 2019. With such an increase in lawsuits, you may be wondering if you can find the right lawyer for yourself. It may be tricky during the initial stages of the process. However, it is actually easy to find the right attorney to represent your case. You have sever...
  • Open Your Home: Taking Care of Foster Children

    Unfortunately, some children need additional care in their lives. There are a variety of reasons, from orphaned by accidents to being taken away from dangerous situations. For those who want to assist, one way is to become a foster parent. Foster parents provide out-of-home care for children who can't live with their parents. Like being an actual parent, it brings with it a wide array of challenges. If you are interested, here are some useful bits of knowledge to know that will make it a lot eas...
  • How Likely Is Jail Time for First DUI?

    Are you wondering how likely is jail time for the first DUI? The answer lies with the severity of the case. Thankfully, in most states, even in Florida that has zero tolerance to drunk driving, your first DUI offense with no criminal record will not result in imprisonment. While this is the case, the judge can change the charges' level and nature depending on the severity of the incident. For example, if you destroyed property ($500 or more), endangered a child or minor, caused a serious injury...
  • The Benefits Of Outsourcing For Legal Firms

    Outsourcing is currently an increasingly popular option for legal businesses across the country — at least four of the top law firms in the United States conducted layoffs in 2020, now preferring a mix of in-house work combined with remote, cloud-based operations where possible. Indeed, outsourcing certain tasks has plenty of benefits for law firms. Specifically, you can free up your in-house employees to focus on the most important jobs (which also increases efficiency), lower your overal...
  • Common Injury Questions Answered by a Yakima Personal Injury Lawyer

    If you have never presented a personal injury claim, you might have numerous questions on how the process works. It’s understandable, and you aren’t alone. While personal injury cases are very common, the claims process can be confusing and frustrating for many people. To help you better understand what you can expect, we’ve put together a list of some of the most commonly asked questions about personal injury claims in Washington. What Constitutes a Personal Injury Case? If you were in...
  • How Content Marketing Can Separate You From Your Competitors

    If there’s one thing that can set you apart from your competition online, it’s a good content strategy. Nowadays, online marketing (digital marketing) is a huge part of business growth for most industries; this is because everyone is now online. Within the past few years, one of the most important strategies in digital marketing has become content marketing. Over time, content has become the “king” of strategies for improving website visibility online.Search engines like Google take cont...