Archive for August, 2018

Maritime Personal Injury Laws Cover Accidents on Board

Maritime accidents can occur in a number of ways. These can affect seamen, fishermen, oil rig workers, and even passengers on a cruise ship. Accidents can be caused by unseaworthy vessels, lack of proper safety equipment or lack of training for crew to properly handle safety equipment, by working under dangerous weather conditions, or due to equipment failure and human error. When the owner of the vessel is responsible for the conditions that caused the accident, the injured person has the right to sue for damages. The first step in the process should be to consult with a maritime injury lawyer.

The Jones Act and maritime injury law
Maritime accidents most often involve seamen and workers on board such vessels as ferries, tugboats, fishing vessels like crabbers, draggers, factory trawlers, etc., and merchant marine ships. Oil rigs also fall in this category. Workers could be anyone who works on board, including fishermen, deckhands, cooks, engineers, pi

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3 Important Legal Issues those Caring for Elderly Parents should Adress

Dealing with elderly parents is never an easy option, but that responsibility goes far beyond helping them with daily living skills and seeing to it that they are taken care of. Sandwich generations are becoming more and more popular with individuals caring for their children along with their parents. This means more and more people are realizing the important legal steps that need to take place while they can and while your parents can participate. Read some of these important instances below and then consult with a client focused wills and trust lawyer for more help.
Written Will
It is always important to ensure that your parents have a written will. Approximately 55% to 70% of individuals don’t have one of these. Create an inventory of all assets your parents have. Tax information and bank deeds will be helpful with this. Insurance policies should be gathered and placed with all other information where the will is placed. It is better to consult a repu

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Get A Lawyer For Your Car Accident Case

Get A Lawyer For Your Car Accident Case

Lawyers Understand The Insurance Co. and It Pays Off

Car accidents are happening every minute of the day, all over the world. The United States is one of the busiest countries in terms of road traffic with about 218 million drivers holding a valid driving license. There are approximately 6 million car accidents in the U.S. each year and 3 million people are injured every year in car accidents. The National Safety Council estimated automotive fatalities topped 40,000 for the second consecutive year in 2017. The three most common causes of car accidents are distracted driving, drunk driving, and speeding. If you’ve been hurt in a car crash, particularly due to one of these, you may need a car accident attorney.

Simplified Processes and Bigger Payouts

Lawyers understand the process, and because they’ve handled cases like yours before, and most lawyers have an idea of the settlement you can expect. A car accident

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Are You in Need of Legal Advice?

This summer has been much busier than you intended. Going into the month of May you were looking forward to a summer of getting to make the four hour drive to your lake house more frequently. You were certain, in fact, that this would be the summer when you would spend more time at the lake than at your house of 27 years where you raised two daughters.
A simple conversation with the neighbor and his son, however, turned all of the normal plans upside down. That simple conversation turned into a series of meetings with a real estate lawyer where you decided to sell your home to the neighbor’s son. Getting rid of your large home has been something that you eventually knew you would do, but you had always imagined that you would wait another four to five years. When the perfect buyer surfaced, however, the real estate lawyer agreed that this was an excellent opportunity. You own three rentals in town, and though they are all much s

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