Posts Tagged“law”

Land-based maritime Miami workers can be severely injured in several incidents related to lifting, crane accidents, accidental slips, or cargo accidents while performing dock and harbor-related duties.  The Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a federal law that provides compensation, medical care, or rehabilitation to such maritime workers who get injured or disabled while performing their duties. If you are also, unfortunately, facing any such issue, hire a Miami maritime lawyer and press charges for rightful compensation for your injury. The Miami Compensation Laws for maritime workers are. Coverage If you are a maritime worker in Miami, your…

Each year in the United States more than 290,000 people sue because they have been injured by a party in a definable set of circumstances. These cases are called personal injury and they are the most common types of court cases. They include medical malpractice, automobile accidents, slip or trip and fall, defective products, assault and other instances where a party is injured by the neglect, mismanagement, and willful intentions of another party. The ability to engage the legal system when you feel that someone has injured you is a fundamental right in the United States and every citizen at…

In running your law firm, the goal is to be busy and winning as many cases as possible. That being the case, are you getting enough business coming through your doors? If not, can you pinpoint a reason or two for the slowness in clients? One reason you may be struggling to some degree is you are not making the case to get enough business sent your way. With this in mind, how can you turn things around? Are You Failing to Properly Market Your Brand? One main reason your firm could be behind the competition is failure to market your…

The grand jury is a system that is used in around half of all states, including California. In courtroom trials, a so-called “petit” jury is used. Both the petite and the grand jury are made up men/women from every walk of life, chosen to serve. The aim of the grand jury is to determine whether or not the evidence collected on a certain case is sufficient to start criminal proceedings. Originally, these juries were there to ensure the accused had a defence. Today, however, the grand jury is under a lot of criticism. In June, Adam M Smith decided to…

One of the most common enquiries we receive is from people who have had their legal case struck out or fatally undermined by a court as a result of a procedural irregularity. Litigants are often surprised that our court service not only has these draconian powers, but is not afraid to use them; even where the consequences are manifestly unjust. Solicitors are however well aware that courts expect perfection and any lawyer who fails to live up to those very high standards is at risk of jeopardising his client’s case and is leaving himself open to a solicitors negligence claim.…