Law

Pushing For Support From Veterans Affairs Claims

Navigating the Department of Veterans Affairs' compensation system can be difficult, and it may be even harder when dealing with head pain. Whether you're the victim of traumatic injury or suffering an unknown pain source, you need to get some sort of compensation or assistance before the problem gets worse. As you plan your claim, take the time to understand a few Veterans Affairs (VA) claim system characteristics to make your claim as successful as possible.

How To Sue Your Doctor For Misdiagnosis

Medical misdiagnosis accounts for 15% of patient suffering according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. A wrongful diagnosis can cause needless suffering and death of a patient. However, a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis is not always a case of medical malpractice. Here are some tips on how to prove wrongful diagnosis: Determine If the Doctor Made a Diagnostic Mistake In order to file a claim, you must determine if the doctor was negligent and made a diagnostic mistake.

Considering Mediation For Your Divorce? 5 Signs That It Might Not Be Right For You

If you're trying to maintain control of expenses during a divorce, you may be considering mediation. In the best of circumstances, mediation can keep legal expenses down, reduce the amount of time spent in negotiations, and eliminate the need for a drawn out court battle. However, there are times when mediation is not recommended. Take a look at the list below. If any of the situations apply to you, mediation might not be in your best interest.

You Still Have A Case: Understanding Partial Fault In Car Accidents

A car accident isn't always simply one person's fault or another. Sometimes, blame and liability for the accident can exist between all parties involved. The main problem with partial fault is it can create a legal tangle. It can also prevent you from receiving the compensation you need for injuries and damages. All or Nothing It's easy to believe personal injury lawsuits are "all or nothing" endeavors, but that's inaccurate. Even if you have partial liability in a car accident, it doesn't mean you cannot receive some compensation for medical bills or missed wages.

How To Protect Your Business Legally As It Grows

Owning a business can carry its own host of issues, which is why it is important to take advantage of the legal matters that come with the territory. This can be a bit of a culture shock if you are not used to handling such matters on your own. Thankfully, there are a number of business law firms that will be glad to take on these issues for you. When you want to take advantage of business matters that you will come across, follow these guidelines for assistance:

What To Expect From Your DUI Attorney

States mandate strict driving under the influence laws. If drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you're committing a traffic violation. This violation can lead to other criminal charges. If you're facing a DUI charge, you'll need an attorney experienced with DUI and other traffic citations. Initial Meeting With Your Lawyer Prepare for your consultation with your attorney by gathering documentation related to your case. This includes police reports, the results of tests you took and witness statements.

Know Your Rights: DWI

It's safe to say that you know it is dangerous to drive while intoxicated; however, you should also know your rights when you are pulled over because the law does not always work in your favor. Here is a list of do's and don'ts when a cop pulls a traffic stop on you in your vehicle. 1. Pulling Over Ensure that you use your turn signal when pulling over, and make sure you choose a busy section of the highway.

Estate Planning Tools: 3 Reasons You Should Have A Living Will

People often make the mistake of believing that estate planning tools are irrelevant in their life simply because they do not have a large estate. However, the truth is, many of these tools are designed to benefit everyone, regardless of what their net worth may be. A living will is a perfect example of this type of estate planning tool. Below you will learn more about how a living will works and why everyone should have one.

Legal Advice For When You've Been Pulled Over Or In An Accident And You've Been Drinking

Just about everyone should know about the dangers of drinking and driving and most people would never intentionally drive while intoxicated. But with blood alcohol content limits lower than ever, it can sometimes be possible to be arrested for a DUI even if you feel like you haven't had that much to drink. If you find yourself in a situation where you are being investigated for a possible DUI after getting into an accident or simply pulled over, here are some tips that might help you in your troublesome situation.

Use Advance Directives To Get The Right Medical Care

If you are going into the hospital to have surgery, one of the things that you will be asked is if you have a living will, advance directives, or a do not resuscitate order in place. These orders are things which you can use to dictate your medical wishes when you aren't able to state what you want. If you want to get these things, you should meet with a lawyer who deals with estate law.