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blueWorker’s Compensation and Third Party Suits in a Bakersfield Construction Accident

Because of the dangerous nature of construction work, employees of this industry suffer some of the highest fatality and injury rates in the United States. Employees work under hazardous conditions every day, so the contractor, property owners, and other parties involved are responsible for maintaining the safest working environment possible. However, when an act of negligence results in a catastrophic Bakersfield construction accident, it is crucial for workers to be aware of their rights.

greenRestitution Order Can Apply to One Who Receives Stolen Property, but Does Not Participate in Burglary

It is a common misperception that if one receives stolen property, such as a credit card, one can use it without incurring criminal liability if he or she has a good faith belief that the credit card was a gift. After all, the recipient of the card did not steal it from anyone. This is not always so, as the recent decision in People v. Holmberg from Northern California shows (People v. Jon Holmberg (2011 DJDAR 7665).

greenCanadian Researchers Announce Revolutionary New Hospital Disinfection Technology

A team of researchers in Canada has presented a potentially path-breaking new technology for the disinfection of hospital rooms, possibly helping reduce the number of deaths that result from hospital-acquired infections every year.

blueBulgarian Business Advantages

The location of Bulgaria makes it strategically advantageous for accessing the developing markets in Eastern Europe and Turkey. It is also a largely unspoilt rural country with enormous business tourism potential. It has a coastline along the Black Sea and lovely mountains making for potential investment opportunities.

blueDoes Gift Tax Make Sense?

We are all taught from an early age that generosity is a positive quality. There are few more satisfying feelings than seeing a smile cross the face of someone you care about when they open up a Christmas or birthday gift. Giving is said to be its own reward, and the ineffable feeling that goes along with it is indeed quite palpable.

greenConsiderations when Registering under the Cyprus Flag

There is a vast array of benefits available to those wishing to register a shipping vessel under the Cypriot flag. In terms of geographical location, infrastructure, safety and efficient operations Cyprus can offer substantial advantages. Underlying the entire system is a highly profitable economic environment which offers major tax advantages and other fiscal incentives to those who operate under the Cyprus flag.

greenAdvantages of Registration under the Cypriot Flag

Cyprus is a major ship management centre and its flag holds an envious reputation worldwide. The Cypriot Register now ranks 10th in size internationally and represents the third largest fleet in the EU. Moreover, the Register is growing, with shipping entrepreneurs attracted to the host of benefits offered by registration under the Cyprus flag and the active promotion of ship management interests by regulatory authorities.

blueSacramento Bankruptcy Attorneys Predict a Less than Happy New Year

Sacramento bankruptcy attorneys see a great many families that have lost their holiday cheer these days. The bleak financial picture of the last five years are continuing to leave their mark on American families. Joblessness is a continuing problem, savings are being depleted, housing markets are continuing to falter. There is no bright star on the horizon this year.

blueCollecting Financial Compensation for a California Crane Accident Injury

When an injury is caused by the use of an improperly designed, maintained or repaired crane, the injured individual may be able to collect financial compensation for accident-related damages.

blueDo You Have a Retirement Date in Mind?

Intelligent long-term planning is essential for most people if you want to be prepared to enjoy your retirement years to the fullest.