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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…

Every year, Americans file more than 16 million lawsuits. Are you currently struggling with a legal matter? Are you wondering whether you should file a lawsuit or try and deal with the issue yourself? Some people would have you believe that you should always hire a lawyer to help you fight your battles. That’s not necessarily the case, though. Read on to learn more about when you ought to hire a lawyer and when you should try to handle the issue on your own. You’ll also learn some helpful tips on how to find a good lawyer should you choose…

Driving is a privilege that is afforded to young people in adults who have learn how to operate motor vehicles and had passed a legal test that allow them to access the roads. Driving is so common today that most people take for granted that they can in fact get a driver’s license. However the state has very strict laws about how this can occur and defines it is a privilege rather than the right. If you are fortunate enough to receive a driver’s license, you sign a document agreeing to your abiding by the laws of the road. These…

  Immigration is one of the hottest and most controversial topics in the United States today. On the one hand the country was built on immigration and allowing those from other countries to come into America and help turn it into the great country that it is today.  The contributions of immigrants arm question and with America’s native population having a decreased birth rate, the need for new immigrants is ever-increasing. On the other hand, immigrants are being demonized across the country. Many politicians claim that immigrants take local jobs, cause a lowering of the quality of life, commit crimes,…

More and more companies are performing background checks on their employees and new hires. Companies that have a certain security clearance, that work with state and federal government, that have highly regarded secrets or intellectual property, and that have certain interactions with the public have always had to put their employees through rigorous due diligence to determine if there is anything in their past that might disqualify them or make them risky for their jobs. Today companies that would not normally require background checks are asking for them in greater numbers. The reasons are plentiful: A company can check the…