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Putting a Stop to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The days when employees were expected to smile in the face of demeaning and disrespectful behavior in the workplace are, thankfully, behind us. This does not mean that sexual harassment is a thing of the past, but today there is a federal legal framework in place that defines sexual harassment in the workplace and provides a mechanism for victims of this behavior to seek legal recourse. If you... [Continue Reading]

Your Options When You Have Been Injured on a Construction Site

Construction sites can be very dangerous places and as a result, construction workers face considerable risk of injury in their average work day. Not surprisingly, construction sites are highly regulated and must conform to stringent safety codes to protect workers, but accidents happen even still. At times, these accidents are simply the result of bad luck – but at other times, they are... [Continue Reading]

What you should know about compensation under the TAC

Involvement in a motor vehicle accident can be devastating – in addition to the immediate impact of an injury, there is the possibility of lost wages, ongoing medical treatment, permanent disability or disfigurement, psychiatric distress and more. If you have been injured in a road accident in Victoria, you are entitled to compensation from the Transport Accident Commission (TAC). The... [Continue Reading]

Top 4 Ways to Negotiate a Divorce Settlement

Image Credit: Pixabay Divorce tends to be a sensitive situation. Obviously, the two parties did not plan to be in this situation. One or both parties changed, circumstances changed -whatever the case may be, two people who planned to be together forever will now be separating their lives. Tension and stress, pain and anger tend to be meshed when these circumstances are involved. Below are... [Continue Reading]

How to Prove You Are Disabled and Win Disability Benefits

Image Credit: Pixabay We always hear stories in the news about those who abuse the disability system. But the truth of the matter is that cases of abuse or fraud are very rare, because the system makes it extremely challenging for individuals to prove they qualify for something such as SSD benefits. The Social Security Disability program does pay out, but only if you can prove you are... [Continue Reading]

3 Situations When You Will Need an Insurance Attorney by Your Side

Taking out an insurance policy is all about getting more peace of mind. You might want to insure your home, property, vehicle, or health by taking out insurance that protects those assets against a possible accident.  In essence, insurance revolves around transferring the risk of a possible loss from yourself and your family to the insurance company. You pay your monthly premiums to... [Continue Reading]

5 Famous Investment Scams in Recent US History

Image Credit: Pixabay There have been so many investment fraud cases over the past few years that it can become hard to keep count. But for those who may be a potential victim in such a case, it is really important to take quick action. Speak with a LA Investment Fraud Attorney as soon as possible. And there are certain cases where the fraud simply reaches such a large scale where the... [Continue Reading]

Business Law 101: What A Business Lawyer Does

The business world of today is vast and complicated. It is said that today every business cannot exist without these two assets: an accountant and a business lawyer. There are many legal policies that every business must follow, so protect their themselves. This is why a business lawyer is so vital to the viability of the business. They specialize in knowing which policies and laws affect the... [Continue Reading]

What Makes A Really Great Bankruptcy Attorney?

It does not matter if you want to file a chapter 7 or a chapter 13 bankruptcy. Whenever involved in the process you want to hire a really good bankruptcy attorney that can help you out. The problem is that it is normally hard to choose such a specialist because of the lack of knowledge about the associated law from most people around the world. Since nobody wants to end up in bankruptcy,... [Continue Reading]

Workers Compensation Lawyers Vs Personal Injury Lawyers: Law 101

An injury on the in the workplace can come with additional challenges above and beyond the injury itself. The next steps after treatment and recover includes, dealing with cost, and establishing responsibility. Hiring an appropriate lawyer to assist us is also an important decision in order to deal with these issues. Which lawyer is appropriate for which situation will be discussed below. ... [Continue Reading]