• Workplace Contract Injury Law
    Injury Law

    5 Steps you need to take after being injured on the job

    Workplace injuries can cause more damage than you may think. You may be suffering from physical pain, but you may also have a hard time returning to work, and that financial toll may be even worse. If you were injured at work, you may be wondering, what now? To put yourself in the right position after an accident, here are a few tips for how to proceed. File a Report Immediately after your injury occurred, it’s vital you report it to your human resources department. If you don’t have one, you should report it to your supervisor and be sure that it is in writing. Should you not have documented…

  • Justice Law Global
    Criminal Law

    The 2017 Standard Crime Contract and Specification

    The LAA has very kindly published the 2017 Standard Crime Contract on the internet, which means it is possible to see exactly what the specifications are for the employed status of duty solicitors and also any restrictions on crime supervisors. Please see the extract in bold regarding ghost duty solicitors and the new requirements for each duty solicitor working with a firm. If you find yourself in need of criminal law courses, they are online resources available. Contract work introduction Unless otherwise stated, definitions that are set out in Legal Aid Legislation and the Standard Terms apply to this Specification and are not repeated. In Specification, some expressions have the…

  • Accident Injury
    Injury Law,  Labor Law

    5 Things to Keep in Mind When You Are Injured at Work

    When you are injured at work, emotions can run high and logic can be thrown right out the window. However, it is important that you do what is necessary to keep yourself safe physically and financially. Following these certain steps will help you to protect yourself when you could otherwise be in a compromising physical or financial situation. Here are five things you should keep in mind when you are injured at work. Remember, as well as following these tips, make sure you stay safe and calm when the injury takes place. You will need to get medical attention if the injury is bad enough. Your health is more important…

  • Woman Legislation
    Injury Law,  Labor Law

    3 Reasons why Employment Law is important

    Let’s face it; we live in a litigious world where it seems as if everyone wants to sue someone for something. Any time one feels that they have been wronged in any way can lead to a lawsuit. Protecting yourself and your company is important in this day and age when a lawsuit could be looming at any point. While the law can apply to any aspect of life, we will focus on the reasons why employment law is particularly important in this article. Protection against child labor Child labor laws have not always been in place and in the past many children were subjected to working in environments that…

  • Work Accident
    Injury Law,  Labor Law

    5 Indispensable Things to Keep in Mind While Making a Construction Accident Claim

    Claiming construction accidents could be quite daunting, especially if you have little or no knowledge regarding the provisions in the law. One needs to consider several things in mind for getting an adequate compensation for the medical bills and the damage to the belongings. Besides all the preventive measures for workers at a construction site, there could be a chance of any mishap. You can claim for compensation from the employer regarding the incident, and every worker has proper rights to sue the owner. Here’s a guide to get a reimbursement successfully. When to Claim a Construction Accident Claim An employer is responsible for the proper safety of their employees…

  • Taxotere Hair Loss From Big Stock
    Corporate Law,  Labor Law

    Louisiana Taxotere MDL Moves Forward

    As of June 2017, over 1,100 Taxotere injury cases have been condolidated for pretrial purposes in the Eastern District of Louisiana, and noted women’s health attorney Marie Napoli predicts that they will settle soon and on plaintiff-friendly terms. In less than a year, the docket has mushroomed from 33 cases to 1,116. So far, U.S. DIstrict Judge Kurt Engelhardt has supervised early pretrial matters, mostly dealing with parties and claims. For example, Judge Engelhardt has released three defendants who either did not manufacture docetaxel (brand name Taxotere) or manufactured it after the date the plaintiffs were allegedly injured. Discovery will take place during the summer and into the early autumn, which probably…

  • Finance Detective
    Criminal Law,  Labor Law

    Collecting The Evidence: Eveything You Need To Support A Legal Case

    If you ever need the services of a lawyer, you will quickly find out it can be an incredibly expensive experience. And whatever you can do to lower those costs as much as possible is always a good idea – whether it’s helping them out with your case notes, or even offering to trade your skills for something the legal firm might need. One of the best things you can do is to collect evidence for your case – as much as possible, and as accurately as possible, too. Don’t forget, the burden of proof is on you as the plaintiff and injured party, and the more evidence you have,…

  • Accident Injury
    Labor Law

    Common Construction Accidents

    Of all the jobs and careers available to the American worker, some can be rewarding even as they carry the potential for extreme risk. The construction industry is home to many of the most dangerous jobs, and if you fall into this category you should be sure you’re protected in case you’re injured on the job. These are just a few of the most common accidents and injuries associated with this career. Electric Shock and Explosion These are among the “least common” of the most common types of construction accidents because accidents caused by electric shock or explosion usually require a “cascade failure” type of event to occur. A cascading…

  • Personal Injury Law
    Corporate Law,  Labor Law

    “Don’t Talk To Anyone About Your Case” Includes Talking Through Social Media

    What did anyone do before social media? It’s hard to imagine a world without it. Most people think that social media is the best thing since sliced bread, and in some instances, it can be. The problem is, not many people understand that it has not only decreased our privacy, but it can also ruin a personal injury case. Before you get on Facebook and update your status by telling the world what just happened to you, you should think twice about what it can do to your personal injury lawsuit. The first thing that any personal injury lawyer will tell you is not to talk to anyone about the events…