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Most Common Legal Aspects Affecting Ex-Patriate Workers in Colombia

April 21, 2017     By Abusaid Gómez & Asociados
Foreign companies establish their presence in Colombia, and most of the times the first thing they do is, send a trusted directive to oversee...

Permatemping: New Bill HB690 Seeks Temp Workers' Rights in Illinois

April 21, 2017     By Ankin Law Office LLC
The right for temp workers to be treated the same as the full-time staff they work beside was finally brought into the spotlight with the recent...

Introduction to Elder Abuse and Negligence in Florida

April 21, 2017     By The Spivey Law Firm
In Florida, elder abuse and neglect is quite common, so it’s important to recognize the common signs.

Dismissal at Request of Works Council in Germany

April 21, 2017     By GRP Rainer LLP
It is possible for a works council to push through the dismissal of an employee, as demonstrated by a recent ruling of the Bundesarbeitsgericht...

General Legal Services and How They Prevent Expensive Litigation

April 21, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
Every small business' worst nightmare is being sued for big bucks. However, there are proactive steps that every business owner can take to make...

Essential Clauses in a Founder’s Agreement

April 21, 2017     By HG.org
When a new enterprise is launched, it is critical for the future success of the business for the founders to have a clear agreement in place....

How a Real Estate Lawyer Helps with Earnest Money Disputes

April 21, 2017     By HG.org
Many real estate deals lead to the need for a real estate lawyer. This may be due to complications with the arrangement, difficulties with...

Will Workers’ Compensation Cover My Repetitive Motion Injuries?

April 21, 2017     By HG.org
Workers’ compensation covers a variety of injuries, illnesses and conditions that occur at or due to workplaces where these incidents occur....

Key Distinctions between Legal Separation and Divorce

April 21, 2017     By HG.org
Many of the processes involved in divorce are also used for separations. However, there are distinct differences between a legal separation and...

Ways to Minimize Risk When Bringing a New Product to Market

April 21, 2017     By HG.org
It is essential when creating a concept for a new product that will be placed on the market to minimize risks that may affect acquiring a...

"I Want to Be a PI" - Where and How to Learn the Trade

April 21, 2017     By HG.org
The life of the private investigator appears exciting and full of mystery. However, the reality is long nights of taking video and pictures,...

Risky Business: Reasons Not to Handle Your Own Personal Injury Case

April 21, 2017     By HG.org
Personal injury cases are often complicated and difficult to both understand and handle. While there are many reasons for these issues, the...

Best of the Business, Paralegals Are Unsung Heroes No More

April 21, 2017     By Powers McCartan, PLLC
I am a lawyer and I know, generally, how lawyers think and what motivates them. For the life of me I don’t get how paralegals put up with us and...

Balancing Work and Breastfeeding: What New Mothers Should Know About Their Rights

April 21, 2017     By Murphy Law Group, LLC
Federal law offers some protection for expressing breastmilk

Avoiding Typical Problems with Commercial Leases with the Help of a Real Estate Lawyer

April 21, 2017     By HG.org
There are a number of concerns that may arise when starting a commercial lease. It is vital that the documentation signed by the person involved...

Business Lawyer Explains Special Considerations when Terminating Employees

April 21, 2017     By HG.org
There are a number of laws and regulations in place that protect employees from unlawful and unwarranted termination. Because of these, it is...

Can a Co-Trustee of a Family Business Trust Eliminate the Other Co-Trustees?

April 20, 2017     By HG.org
Some family businesses are held in trust which allow trusted trustees to protect the asset so that the business is not adversely affected by...

Expert Witness Testimony: When Police Brutality Occurs

April 20, 2017     By HG.org
Police brutality is being increasingly noticed throughout the country through the use of electronic surveillance equipment and the rise of the...

Business Lawyer Fees and Costs: How to Structure Them for Your Business

April 20, 2017     By HG.org
Legal expenses can sometimes signify an expensive line item for businesses. This is especially true when the business was not expecting to have...

Property Ownership: Joint Tenants or Tenants-in-Common

April 20, 2017     By HG.org
The ownership of a property may be accomplished through various means. However, there are two that are common especially among married or...

Purchasing a Business: Some Liabilities May Not Be Evident

April 20, 2017     By HG.org
There are many ways in which to purchase a business. These may be through mergers, acquisitions and even purchasing the controlling stock of the...

Types of Training and Licensing of Private Investigators

April 20, 2017     By HG.org
To become a private investigator, there are various courses and skills someone must take and acquire before being classified as an experienced...

Negotiating a Fair Divorce Resolution

April 20, 2017     By HG.org
When a couple cannot end a relationship amicably, the marriage may dissolve where each side is attempting the best possible settlement. This may...

How are Damages in a Personal Injury Case Calculated?

April 20, 2017     By HG.org
Personal injury cases often involve various periods where the case has calculated damages to determine what may be possible to recover through...

Taxation of Chain Transactions in Hungary: Exactly What it Seems

April 20, 2017     By Jalsovszky Law Firm
One of the most frequent areas of dispute between the tax authority and taxpayers relates to the conditions under which a taxable entity...

Purchasing Real Estate in Germany

April 20, 2017     By Rose & Partner LLP
Unlike in other countries, such as Denmark and Switzerland, there are no restrictions to foreigners to purchase real estate in Germany....

When Large Medical Groups Acquire Small Physician Practices – Legal and Economic Structure

April 20, 2017     By Matt Dickstein, Business Attorney
A trend in the medical marketplace is for big group multi-specialty medical practices to buy up small practices, and integrate them into the big...

Can Part-Time Employees Receive Workers' Compensation?

April 20, 2017     By Farrar, Hennesy & Tanner, LLC
Workers’ compensation is a vital part of our employment system. It’s a no-fault insurance that the vast majority of employers are required to...

Understanding Out of Pocket Costs for Big Truck Accidents

April 20, 2017     By Farrar, Hennesy & Tanner, LLC
Large truck accidents are some of the most devastating incidents on the roads, with thousands of people dying in these collisions across the...

Italian Criminal Procedure

April 20, 2017     By Arnone & Sicomo
Italian criminal procedure: Safeguards for Foreigners.

“Distinctness” Between Individual RICO Defendants and Legal Entity Enterprise Is Clear

April 20, 2017     By Law Office of David J. Stander, LLC
Where is the Ambiguity When Allege Individual Defendant and Legal Entity Enterprise?

When a Buy-Sell Clause May be Triggered

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
Buy-sell agreements are integral to contracts, various agreements and documents necessary in businesses either during the run of the company or...

Personal Injuries and Case Adjusters

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
When a person has been injured in an accident where the fault falls on someone else, insurance settlements are often the first means of...

Difference in Domain Names, Trademarks and Business Entity Names

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
When dealing with a company, creating a business or starting a venture that may accrue revenue, it is important to know what a domain name,...

Expert Witness: How to Properly Plan for Wills and Estates to Avoid Contest

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
Planning for the future when death is inevitable is often fraught with complications when there are family members that may contest the last...

Protect Your Construction Project with a Real Estate Lawyer in Your Corner

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
Construction projects may be affected by numerous concerns that could lead to litigation based on liability issues. These may be through workers...

Legal Ways to Sustain Your Brand’s Value

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
In the business world, a brand is often one of the most important aspects a company has when being viewed and spoken about by consumers. The...

Spousal Entitlement to Business Interests

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
During a divorce, there may be many assets that affect both partners. These assets may have been accumulated during the marriage and may be...

Property Ownership: Joint Tenants or Tenants by the Entirety

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
There are multiple manners in which persons are permitted to own property. When a couple purchases land or buildings, they may be joint tenants...

Options Regarding the Family Home in Divorce

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
For many couples, the family home is the most valuable asset that they own. As such, it is often a source of contention during a divorce...

Employment Discrimination – Laws Against Race Discrimination in the Workplace

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
While there are various types of discrimination in the workplace that cause untold hardship for those affected, racial discrimination is among...

Personal Injury Cases and Common Defenses

April 19, 2017     By HG.org
Personal injury lawsuits can arise when a person’s negligence results in an injury to another. This may happen because of a car accident, slip...

Ban on Bars Along Highways – No Disparity with Government Policy in India

April 19, 2017     By Abhay Nevagi & Associates
The Supreme Court (SC) declared a ban on liquor outlets at a distance of 500 m. from state and national highways. This step taken by the SC met...

Tax Dodgers Under Pressure – Way Out of Tax Evasion Is Through Voluntary Disclosure in Germany

April 19, 2017     By GRP Rainer LLP
While the number of voluntary declarations for tax evasion is easing off, the same cannot be said of the efforts being put into the fight...

Trademark Registration and Protection in Cambodia

April 19, 2017     By ACLF
Cambodia become a party to the Madrid Protocol in 2015, which makes it possible to protect a mark in a large number of countries by obtaining an...

Adoption in the Philippines for Non-Residents: The Hague on Inter-Country Adoption

April 19, 2017     By De Borja Lamorena and Duano Law Offices
The Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption is a treaty to which the Republic of the Philippines has already acceded.

How to Adopt a Child in the Philippines: A Step-by-Step Guide

April 19, 2017     By De Borja Lamorena and Duano Law Offices
There are basically two ways to initiate a domestic adoption in the Philippines, the administrative and the judicial.

How to Legally Protect Your Inventions and Ideas

April 19, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
An idea can be worth a million dollars – to you or to your competitor – which is why it is important to take steps to protect your inventions...

What Are Parenting Plans?

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
No issue involved in divorce is as important as a couple’s children. As time goes on, court systems have moved away from traditional terms like...

Construction and Negligence Claims: Possible Defects

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
There are various claims where construction leads to negligence and defects that may cause injuries later. In these incidents, there are often...

Expert Witness on the Serious Consequences of Inhaling Mold during Career or in Home

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
When mold is prevalent in a home or in a business setting, it may lead to serious health consequences. This substance may be a concern that...

Business Law Lawyer: Limited Time to Respond to a Civil Lawsuit

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
When someone is affected by a lawsuit, he or she may only have so much time to react. This means that after a letter or summons to the court has...

Problems with not Paying Employees Properly

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
It is important to understand that a fair wage for work is important. As the middle class is shrinking more with each passing year, money is...

Expert Witness Uses Formulas to Evaluate Lost Profits

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
There are times when a company loses profits through an incident caused by an individual. This often leads to injury to the company or someone...

How to Reduce Spousal Support

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
When a marriage reaches its end, it is fairly common that a family court will order spousal support payments to provide more equal incomes...

The Best Reasons Why You Should Hire a Private Investigator

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
A private investigator is often useful for a number or reasons, but when a case or claim is necessary in a court of law, these professionals are...

Why You Need a Buy-Sell Agreement

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
There are many types of agreements needed when running, creating and ending a business. These are often needed initially, but they may be...

Suing the Federal Government for Your Injury – Legal Issues and Explanations

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
When injured in an accident, the victim often looks to an insurance company to pay for the medical bills and ensure recovery is possible either...

What to Do after a Fatal Car Wreck?

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
Car accidents are usually traumatic to some degree, have extensive property damage, may include injuries and at least one person is at fault....

Special Considerations in Same Sex Divorce Cases

April 18, 2017     By HG.org
Because same sex marriage was not legal in the entire United States before the laws changed, getting a divorce was often difficult.

New Rights, Equality and Citizenship Work Programme and Financial Services User Group to Be Renewed in EU

April 18, 2017     By KCG Partners Law Firm
The European Commission adopted the ’2017 Rights, Equality and Citizenship Work Programme’ on 1 March 2017.

Singapore Patent Protection Examined in Car Crash Camera Case (17/04/2017)

April 18, 2017     By Mirandah Asia
The judgment in Lee Tat Cheng v Maka GPS Technologies Pte Ltd [2017] SGHC 48 concerned an infringement action and an application for a...

Benefits of Using a C-Corporation Formation

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
The use of a C corporation is the most common and provides potentially unlimited possible growth with the use of stock and various other means....

Great Tips for the Purchase of an Older Condo

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
Purchasing a condo is often complicated and a time intensive process due to the amount of research and searching out the right residence.

Expert Witness Explains the Harmful Effects of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and How to Recover Damages

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
Carbon monoxide may lead to poisoning, injury and death when someone has been exposed to too much of the gas. It is colorless and odorless, so...

Role of Employee Handbooks in At-Will Employment

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
The employee handbook is usually one of the first things a new worker receives after he or she is inducted into the training program in a...

How to Prove a Spouse Lied on Asset and Debt Disclosures

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
During a divorce, spouses are typically required to disclose particular information about their assets, income and debts. This is so that the...

How to Sell or Retain a Home During a Divorce

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
In many divorce cases, the couple’s real estate is the most valuable asset. There are often a number of options available to couples.

Property Damage Due to a Fire after a Power Surge after the Utility Serviced the Lines – Are They Liable?

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
Power surges are not uncommon instances where severe damage is possible in the extreme and minor loss of hardware in the least vicious...

Summary of Theft in the UAE

April 17, 2017     By Hassan Elhais
The main principles of the crime of theft in the UAE are governed by Federal Law No. 3. There are some key facets of the law that must be...

Heart Surgery Infections and Malpractice

April 17, 2017     By McCann & Wall, LLC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has growing concerns that approximately 600,000 heart surgery patients could be infected...

Buyout Your Ex

April 17, 2017     By Lyons & Associates
You’re in the middle of a divorce and you want to stay in your home. You and your spouse both feel the stability will be good for the children....

Compensation for Scars and Disfigurement

April 17, 2017     By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, PA
The physical and emotional suffering caused by a disfiguring injury cannot be overstated. Not only will most victims undergo numerous painful...

Compensation for Workplace Car Accidents

April 17, 2017     By Jeffrey S. Gross, Attorney at Law
Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits if you are injured in a work-related car accident.

Surveillance and Workers' Comp Claims

April 17, 2017     By Jeffrey S. Gross, Attorney at Law
If you file a claim for Workers’ Compensation benefits, be aware that employers and their insurance companies routinely hire private...

Age Discrimination

April 17, 2017     By Sidney L. Gold & Associates, PC
A 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a subgroup of workers aged 50 and over can move forward with an Age Discrimination in...

Forklift Accidents and Equipment Defects

April 17, 2017     By Galfand Berger LLP
Forklifts are one of the most useful tools to those working in construction, retail, warehouses, and other industries that require the moving of...

Injuries Resulting from Breast Cancer Treatment

April 17, 2017     By Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
An alarming study by a Danish group claims that physicians, in their rush to treat women diagnosed with breast cancer, may actually do more harm...

Landlord Liability for Slip and Fall Accidents

April 17, 2017     By DiTomaso Law
Slip and fall accidents are one of the more common causes for emergency room visits in the United States and can lead to a variety of long-term...

Unpaid Interns

April 17, 2017     By Sidney L. Gold & Associates, PC
Internships can be a win-win situation for business hopefuls and employers alike. Unfortunately, there are occasionally cases where unpaid...

What is the Difference between Legal and Physical Separation?

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
Legal and physical separation are two distinct concepts that are largely unrelated to each other. A person can be physically separated from his...

How Real Estate Lawyers Assist with the Condemnation Process

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
It is important to seek assistance when a property has started going through the condemnation process. This is when any local, state, federal or...

What Is My Automotive Accident Case Worth?

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
Car crash cases often are confusing when determining damages that are owed to the victim. This is usually due to various misconceptions that the...

What Does the Constitution say about the Prolonged Absence of the President?

April 17, 2017     By HG.org
Some situations arise where the prolonged absence of the president of a country may lead to difficulties in a vice president or other official...

Are You Being Cheated Out of Overtime? What You Need to Know about Misclassification

April 14, 2017     By Murphy Law Group, LLC
To be exempt [from overtime], workers have to meet certain criteria

District Court in Third Circuit Denies Motion to Dismiss- Fraud Civil RICO Complaint is ON

April 14, 2017     By Law Office of David J. Stander, LLC
Can Company A sue Company B for commercial fraud under RICO? How about when the pattern and enterprise existed for only two years? Usually not,...

Misrepresented Wraparound Lien Upon Sale, What Are My Options?

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
Real estate laws are often difficult to understand because they change constantly. The state the property resides in has laws that affect what...

Expert Witness: What Does a Child Custody Expert Witness Do?

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
Child custody cases are often plagued with complications, arguments and conflict on both sides. When both parties vie for the custody of the...

Importance of Written Operating Agreements

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
Businesses run well when there is a written operating agreement in place that explains various aspects of the company and how it should be...

Can My Landlord Terminate My Lease if I Posted a Bad Review of the Apartment?

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
Landlords draft a lease agreement with tenants in usual standard terms. However, these agreements may be altered upon the termination of the...

Secret Weapons of Private Investigators

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
Private investigators are need for a variety of reasons, but they often have secret weapons they are able to employ in research, surveillance...

Dividing Marital Property without Divorcing

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
In some situations, spouses may decide to divide their property without actually getting divorced. This can create clarity during times of...

Who Do I Sue if the Driver of the Other Car – Is the Car Itself?

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
With advancements in technology, there has been a new type of driving procedure where the car is able to drive itself with extensive software...

What Are the Different Myths Regarding Domestic Violence

April 14, 2017     By Steven J. Pisani, Attorney at Law
Domestic violence is a highly underrated crime. Many people do not even understand that they are facing a domestic violence at home and they...

What to Expect from a Texas Adoption Home Study

April 14, 2017     By Law Office of Michael P. Granata
The process of adopting a child is necessarily detailed and complex. Since the home study can seem particularly frightening for most families,...

Chicago's Public Hospitals Paid Out More than $160 Million for Medical Malpractice Cases

April 14, 2017     By Ankin Law Office LLC
Two of Chicago’s public hospitals have shelled out more than $160 million in the last several years, indicating that medical malpractice is a...

Hotel Security Cameras Found in Room, Is that Legal?

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
Placing security cameras in various places in a hotel may be a touchy subject when it comes to privacy and where these may be. As the...

How Divorce Lawyer Fees and Costs Are Structured and How to Pay for Them

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
Divorce lawyer fees and costs can come as a surprise to someone who was not anticipating a divorce. However, it is important for anyone going...

What Are My Options if my Parent Was Injured in a Nursing Home?

April 14, 2017     By HG.org
Nursing home injuries are common in the United States with over half a million cases being reported each year where at least one elder person...

Expert Witness: How Brain Death Affects Personal Injury Claims

April 13, 2017     By HG.org
Personal injury claims are difficult enough with an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer, but when the victim of the incident becomes brain...

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