3 Secrets for Moving Up the Legal Ladder – Legal Careers Tips

by Legal Author March 11, 2019 Law

When employers are considering which candidates to promote in legal practices, they point out that they want someone with certain competencies, but it’s hard to tell what these competencies mean in the beginning. Even if you think you have “leadership skills,” how do you prove this on the job and your application for a promotion? […]

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5 Legal Issues to Know About Before Designing Your First Business Logo

by Legal Author November 12, 2018 IP & Technology

Designing your logo is equal parts logic and feeling. You want your logo to evoke a specific emotion when people see it. You want them to associate it with your branding, what you provide, and your value as a business. Logic comes into play where legal issues are concerned. While your logo is technically a […]

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Solid Claims: 5 Things to Discuss With Your Attorney About Your Accident Claim

by Legal Author September 2, 2018 Accident Claims Law

You’ve seen all the ads everywhere for accident attorneys right? So you know there’s plenty out there and how to find them. What next though? What are some things you need to stay on top of to ensure a good settlement? You need to know what you’re doing so that nothing is left on the […]

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The Best Defense: 7 Reasons You Should Hire an Attorney to Handle Your Case

by Legal Author June 19, 2018 Lawyers

The main reason why so many people aren’t certain whether to get an attorney to represent them in court, is the potential for money savings this would bring. But unless you’re highly trained in handling legal cases, this is a recipe for disaster. Simply put, you stand to lose more than there is to gain. […]

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With Scrapping of Alimony Tax Deduction, Divorce Will get Even More Painful

by Legal Author June 13, 2018 Divorce

Divorce negotiations are set to heat up even more than usual now that the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has passed into law. That’s because the law changes the rules regarding how alimony payments are taxed. Here’s an overview of what all of this means for divorces going forward. Settling the terms of a […]

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New York’s Special Construction Injury Liability Rules

by JESSE MINC, NEW YORK PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER May 4, 2018 Personal Injury

Workers in the construction trades are exposed to a litany of serious dangers that can cause serious personal injuries and leave them permanently disabled from working and unable to support their families.  From falls through open holes to trip and fall accidents due to the presence of scattered debris, construction workers must be ever vigilant […]

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Will The Courts Give A Literal Interpretation To S188B(3) of the Enterprise Act 2002?

by Wilford Smith April 26, 2018 Corporate Law

Just over three years ago, the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 came into force.This saw the removal of the dishonesty element to the cartel offence.  An individual will commit an offence if he or she agrees with one or more persons (whether dishonestly or otherwise) that two or more undertakings will engage in certain prohibited cartel arrangements, namely price-fixing, […]

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Fatal Accident Act 1976, A Petition to Change the Law.

by YouBlawg March 27, 2018 Personal Injury

Introduction In the Law Commissions’ report, November 1999 made proposals to modernise the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 and to increase the bereavement award to bring the legislation into line with the values of modern society. Further proposals were put forward to render the law fairer and more certain than it is at present.  Unfortunately the recommendations have not been […]

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Involved in a Car Accident In Florida Without Insurance? Follow these Crucial Steps

by Legal Author February 26, 2018 Accident Claims Law

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Bureau of Motorist Compliance holds motorists responsible for purchasing car insurance, and they hold those who cause traffic accidents liable for the damages they cause. If you are without car insurance and you hit another car, you’ll face criminal charges. You’ll pay a fine that ranges […]

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Hacking Privileged Communications Warrants Striking Answer

by ASchlossberg December 1, 2017 Blawg

The plaintiffs in Iris Mediaworks, Ltd v. Vasisht, NYLJ 1202791048431, at *1 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Co. 2017) made a motion to strike the defendant’s Answer based on allegations that defendant “stole privileged and confidential e-mails.”  Plaintiffs alleged that their Chairman and Managing Director discovered that all of the emails in his account had been forwarded […]

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