Month: February 2014

Three Kinds of Damages You May Be Able to Claim

Before you take any accident injury claims to experienced personal injury attorneys, it’s best to know if you really have a case or not. Some cases may be able to claim multiple kind of damages, while others can’t. The latter often aren’t worth pursuing, while the former can potentially have huge payouts. Any experienced injury lawyers can clear up your uncertainty, it’s always better to know from the get go what kind of damages andContinue reading

Law Firms, Reduce Your Turnover Rates

Law firms and practices in Wisconsin report alarmingly high turnover rates for assistant district attorneys and staff in general, CNN reports. Most turnover in law firms — whether in Wisconsin or elsewhere — is easily preventable. Law practices can lower turnover rates and improve overall employee satisfaction by avoiding common hiring mistakes: Mistake One: Passing Up Qualified Candidates An increasing number of law firms are passing up perfectly capable candidates. The reason? Law firms areContinue reading

What an Immigration Attorney Can Do for You

Every year people from all over the world travel to the United States of America with the dream of starting their lives fresh. If you are an individual preparing your emigration to the United States in the hopes of obtaining citizenship, you are not alone. It is estimated that in 2012 over 1 million immigrants became US citizens with over half of these individuals coming from North America and Asia. As immigration is a complexContinue reading

Four Reasons Legal Malpractice Insurance Can Save Your Firm and Protect Your Livelihood

One of the most important things an attorney can have is legal malpractice insurance. This coverage not only protects the attorney and his or her firm, but the clients relying on that attorney as well. Whether you practice law for a large corporate firm or for a small legal practice, make sure that your livelihood is not put at risk should you face a malpractice suit. Consider these four reasons to get an attorney malpracticeContinue reading

How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Get You the Settlement You Deserve

How are settlements for personal injuries computed? Firstly, anyone injured as a result of the negligence of someone else first needs to find a good lawyer. Finding a good lawyer is important because lawyers are the people who fight for your side of the case. If you have a good personal injury lawyer, he or she works to prove you suffered extremely badly and you deserve a large amount of money to pay for medicalContinue reading

The Importance of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

Did you know that many wrongful death lawsuits in the United States stem from improper medication dosages, poor patient care, death during surgery, and deadly medication side effects? However, approximately 20% of all personal injury lawsuits in the U.S. are related to automobile accidents. Personal injury is caused by the carelessness of an individual, and this negligence leads to another person being harmed. If you have been involved in a personal injury incident related toContinue reading

Is Driving without Auto Insurance a Crime?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 211 million licensed drivers in the United States. Americans use their vehicles to get to and from work, to take well-earned vacations, and to have nights out with friends and family. Naturally, with all of this driving, car accidents are going to happen. The Census Bureau puts annual car accident totals at approximately 10.8 million. Is It Legally Required for You to Have Auto Insurance? With theContinue reading

A Look at ERISA Rules

What does ERISA mean? The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, or ERISA, is a federal law that outlines the minimum standards for pension in private industry. It was signed into law by President Gerald Ford on September 2, 1974. ERISA rules were enacted to protect employee interests in benefit plans. This is done through ERISA rules that require the disclosure of financial information to plan beneficiaries, establishing a conduct code for plan fiduciaries,Continue reading