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7 Unfair Pay Practices Worth Knowing About

Sadly, only a few workers and employees are aware of wage & hour laws. It is not uncommon to come across cases where workers have been denied their rights to get the minimum wage. Wage theft is a serious concern, and if you believe that you are being cheated by your employer, you should meet a lawyer to know the legal options. Experienced wage & hour lawyers understand what it takes to devise a strategy and can pick up... ❯❯❯

Things to Keep in Mind When Pursuing Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Nebraska

On-the-job injuries can occur in any industry. These days, a lot of companies have employees outside of the workplace like handling equipment, making deliveries, and doing construction work. These workers tend to expose themselves to possible injury. If you have been injured because of a work-related accident, you can rely on Workers’ Compensation lawyers in Nebraska in terms of pursuing compensation for your injuries. Your... ❯❯❯

How the 1980 Las Vegas MGM Fire Changed the World of Fire Protection

There is one certainty in life, and that is disaster. It comes in many forms, and often legal changes follow paving the way to better protect communities and infrastructures. As building standards change, so does the way we handle fire safety. There are many historical records of massive building fires which forever change the way we prepare for catastrophes in turn protecting others. Many of these changes happen right in the board room... ❯❯❯

Consequences of being on the Sex Offenders Register

One of the many consequences of being found guilty of any sexual offence is that you will be made to sign the Sex Offenders Register. You’ll need to register at a police station to sign the register within 3 days of your conviction or release from prison. Failure to do this amounts to another criminal offence – leading to fines and possible imprisonment of up to 5 years. Read on to find out what information is held on the... ❯❯❯

Letters of Administration When There is No Will

It might be difficult to adjust to losing a close friend or family member. Along with managing challenging emotions, you might also need to take care of their business and carry out their final requests. You can begin the process of settling or "administering" your loved one's estate if they left behind a final will and testament. But it might be difficult to know what to do if they passed away "intestate," or without a will.  ... ❯❯❯

What Are the Penalties for Drink Driving?

In the UK in 2020, around 220 people were killed in road traffic accidents involving drink driving. It is estimated that 1 in 20 road accidents are caused by drink driving. With this in mind, it should come as little surprise that the penalties for this offence in the UK are extremely severe. That’s why if you’ve been caught driving under the influence of alcohol, it’s vital that you speak with specialist drink... ❯❯❯

What Does Pelvic Mesh Do and Why are Women Suing Over It?

Many women have suffered complications after receiving a pelvic mesh implant. The implants were intended to help and improve female health by alleviating symptoms such as urinary incontinence. A new study by ICES  shows that serious complications can occur in up to 90% of those treated with pelvic mesh implants. However, these implants' benefits appear minimal compared to the millions of dollars paid out to those injured by them.... ❯❯❯

What is the Best Way to Pass Property to a Child?

Passing property to children is something many parents think about. Whether it’s the family home in which they’re currently living or any other piece of real estate, most parents want to make sure that their children are beneficiaries. If you are considering passing your property to your child, visit the Burzynski Elder Law website. You can find information about probate, trust administration, or any property-related... ❯❯❯

Who Is Liable For Damages Caused During A Car Chase?

A car chase by police typically involves a police officer following a fleeing suspect in a vehicle. The chase may last for a short time or several miles and reach high speeds. The suspect may try to evade capture by driving erratically, running red lights, or going off-road. The police may use stop sticks or a PIT maneuver to disable the suspect's vehicle. The police chase the car until the driver stops or is forced to stop. If your... ❯❯❯

Where Do Burn Injuries Typically Occur?

Multiple thousand acres of land have been lost in California due to wildfires, fatalities, and missing people. In reality, 500 individuals are still missing due to the recent wildfires in California. Although frighteningly frequent, wildfires cannot be the main reason for burns. If someone else's negligence results in a burn and you suffer damage, you may be able to claim compensation. You can seek relief in a burn accident case with... ❯❯❯