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Is Legal Status Possible If I Used a False Name on My Asylum Application?

July 21, 2017     By HG.org
Asylum is a special immigration status that allows someone to potentially stay in a country even though he or she did not qualify for...

Legal Procedures for Trademark Protection and Penalties in Case of Infringement in Qatar

July 21, 2017     By D&C Legal Services
Trademark protection is obtained by registration which grants its owner the exclusive right to use it to identify and distinguish its goods and...

Florida Franchise Law: Do I Want to Be Part of a Franchise?

July 21, 2017     By Apfelbaum Law
There are a number of good reasons to be part of a franchise relationship. For prospective franchisees (the person buying on a franchise), one...

The Need for Hosting Account Protections through Secure Socket Layers

July 21, 2017     By HG.org
Hosting accounts are the housing of a website’s content. The files, photos, video and audio files are contained in these hosting accounts, and...

Blocking a Competitor from Using a Similar Name

July 21, 2017     By HG.org
The name of a company is often one of the most important aspects of building a brand, a business and something to remember. The best...

Administrative Consequences of Not Paying Child Support

July 21, 2017     By HG.org
Due to the systemic issue of many children not receiving the support that they are legally entitled to, many states have passed laws that allow...

Colorado Consumer Tax Law

July 21, 2017     By HG.org
Taxes are collected by states on retail for items that are sold in shops and establishments. This may be similar to levied taxes on cigarettes...

Role of Prenuptial Agreements and Estate Planning in Second Marriages

July 21, 2017     By HG.org
Statistics indicate that many individuals will be in a second, third or subsequent marriage. Getting married the second time around is often a...

IVC Filter Manufacturer Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit

July 21, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
The lawsuit claims that manufacturer C.R. Bard failed to properly warn and hid safety hazards from patients.

What Damages Expert Witnesses Do

July 21, 2017     By HG.org
There are various types of damages that may be awarded to the victim in a claim for compensation. When the case involves an injury or incident...

Why You Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage

July 21, 2017     By Leader Law Firm
If you don’t have Underinsured Motorist Coverage, you could be vulnerable if you have a crash.

How Is Child Abuse Determined in New Jersey?

July 20, 2017     By Williams Law Group, LLC
Child abuse is considered a serious crime throughout the United States.

I Was Injured by Leaking Battery Acid. Can I Sue the Store and the Product Manufacturer?

July 20, 2017     By HG.org
Every year, thousands of individuals are injured in stores due to slips and falls, falling objects or even criminal activity. When an injury...

Legal Consequences of Broker's License Suspension When Assisting with Real Estate Dealings

July 20, 2017     By HG.org
Having a broker’s license is important to real estate dealings. Without these, it is not legal for the individual to handle the processes that...

What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order and When do I Need One?

July 20, 2017     By HG.org
During divorce, a couple may have to make decisions regarding retirement accounts and how to divide them. Qualified domestic relations orders...

Your Guide in Family Cases in UAE

July 20, 2017     By Hassan Elhais
The first stage of the legal process for divorce is the Family Guidance committee. In family matters, the local courts cannot be approached...

Cancellation Agreement and Threat of Exceptional Notice of Dismissal in Germany

July 20, 2017     By GRP Rainer LLP
Employers threatening to issue a notice of dismissal with immediate effect ought to have serious grounds for terminating the employment...

Railroad Accident Expert Witness Describes Cause of Accidents

July 20, 2017     By HG.org
Many accidents that harm persons when working or performing job duties may be severe. This often depends on the industry and the equipment or...

What to Do if an Uninsured Driver Hits You in Texas

July 20, 2017     By McMinn Law Firm
In Texas some estimates say that as many as 1 in 5 drivers are uninsured. Many in Texas drive without uninsured motorist coverage.

Laws & Liability for Texting and Driving Accidents

July 20, 2017     By Johnson Law Firm
According to a CBS News report, 46 states prohibit texting and driving, and 14 states have outlawed any sort of hand-held cell phone use....

How Trade Secrets Create Healthy Competition

July 19, 2017     By HG.org
Trade secrets give many businesses a competitive edge. This promotes sales or services in use and customers attempting to get the most out of...

Criminal Tax Evasion in Colorado

July 19, 2017     By HG.org
Tax evasion charges in Colorado have significant consequences. Individuals may face an intense investigation and uncertainty when being...

When a Real Estate Valuation Expert Is Needed

July 19, 2017     By HG.org
Real estate matters are important to those that are either selling and buying or seeking investment opportunities. This means that an accurate...

Can Multiple Properties be Split into Additional 501c3’s?

July 19, 2017     By HG.org
There are numerous non-profit organizations with property where meetings, fund-raisers and conferences are held. These buildings are usually tax...

U.S. Regulators Move on Several Fraudulent Trading Companies.

July 19, 2017     By Giambrone Law
The American regulator Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has demonstrated a thorough and robust attitude to rooting out and...

Unjustified Suspension of Payment of Shares in the Netherlands: What Are the Consequences?

July 19, 2017     By AMS Advocaten
A debtor whose claim has become due and payable to his creditor is authorised to suspend compliance with his commitment – e.g. payment – until...

Measure Nullifying Local Ordinances Regulating Cell Phone Usage while Driving to Be Considered in Texas

July 19, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
During the regular session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers passed a state-wide ban on texting while driving. Now Gov. Gregg Abbott would...

Can the Hospital Authorize Treatment Without My Consent when I Am My Husband’s POA for Healthcare?

July 18, 2017     By HG.org
Many individuals have a power of attorney document drafted on their behalf. This document is often considered a fundamental cornerstone of an...

Bayer Faces Multiple Lawsuits Because of Mirena Dangers

July 18, 2017     By Galfand Berger LLP
The big pharmaceutical company Bayer is currently facing lawsuits filed across the country by thousands of women for various health allegations....

Special Needs Children And Divorce

July 18, 2017     By Huesman, Jones and Miles, LLC
The end of a marriage is exhausting and often requires considerable effort and planning to make sure a desirable outcome is achieved. This is...

Divorce after 50

July 18, 2017     By Kearney, Burns & Martone
Many couples over the age of 50 have growing concerns about divorce, both in terms of its prevalence in their lives among friends and family, as...

Autopsies Are Useful in Proving Medical Malpractice

July 18, 2017     By Folkman Law Offices, P.C.
An autopsy is the internal and external examination of the body used to determine the cause of fatality. An autopsy is comprehensive, involving...

Impact of Social Media on Personal Injury Claims

July 18, 2017     By Folkman Law Offices, P.C.
The increasing popularity of sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram is a testament to how integral social media has become in modern...

Benefits of Implementing a Joint Venture

July 18, 2017     By HG.org
Companies often work together through forming relationships such as supplier and distributor. However, there are other relationships that are...

What is a Real Estate 1031 Exchange?

July 18, 2017     By HG.org
There are numerous types of exchanges and deals with real estate that may not be known by the general public. In this regard, the Internal...

Managing Risks and Investigations in Construction Litigation with an Expert Witness

July 18, 2017     By HG.org
Construction litigation is rife with complications, difficulties, risks and numerous types of investigations. These may be more in number when...

Chef Nearly Loses Hand in Machine Accident

July 18, 2017     By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Gross
Compared to jobs in construction and law enforcement, most people do not regard working in a kitchen as extremely dangerous. However, whenever a...

Reasonable Accommodations

Passed in 1990, the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) forbids employment discrimination against workers with disabilities. Employees with...

Hotel Accidents Liability

Summer is high season for vacations and hotel stays. Although most hotels are well managed and inspected regularly, even the best hotels are...

Can Your IP Disclose Your ID?

July 18, 2017     By GVZH Advocates
An “IP”, or “internet protocol” is a unique series of numbers allocated to each and every device connected to a network, including and most...

How the IRS Investigates FBAR Violations

July 17, 2017     By International Tax Attorney LLC
After the foreign bank reports the non-compliant taxpayer’s account information to the foreign taxing authority, the information is then...

Uber Accidents: Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

July 17, 2017     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
Ridesharing is a growing trend. The popularity of ridesharing networks like Uber has skyrocketed in recent years. In fact, Uber’s services are...

Making Arrangements for One’s Estate Early on With a Will or Contract of Inheritance in Germany

July 17, 2017     By GRP Rainer LLP
Inheritance is set to become an ever more important topic in the coming years, which is why it is more crucial than ever to think about the...

Issuing Equity to Employees in a Startup

July 17, 2017     By HG.org
Startup companies often look for a certain type of employee that will remain loyal as all the kinks are worked out of the initial problems. This...

How to Treat Secondary Debt When Buying a Property

July 17, 2017     By HG.org
Convention debt accrued when purchasing property in real estate dealings usually comes from banks, insurance agencies, savings and loan...

Expert Witnesses on Drones and Privacy Issues

July 17, 2017     By HG.org
Drones usually defy privacy, as they are able to fly into the private and persona property of another individual. This means that if the drone...

What Should You Know about Wills

Life is full of unexpected twists and turns, and sometimes catastrophic events like an unexpected passing happen suddenly. Most people do not...

The Silent Partnership under German Law

July 17, 2017     By Rose & Partner LLP
German law provides for a large number of different financing instruments which have in common that they allow for straight forward financing...

A Guide to an Agreement to Purchase Real Estate Form in Queensland

July 17, 2017     By Carter Capner Law
If you are a real estate agent who is helping someone buy a property in Queensland, you should know what needs to go into an agreement to...

Texas Voter Information for the Public and Private Sectors

July 17, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
Since the founding of the republic, state governments have dutifully interpreted federal laws in ways that have best suited their...

Protecting the Elderly in Texas

July 17, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
A state's elderly residents are among their most vulnerable residents. Recent Texas legislative issues/news announces a new state law scheduled...

When a Trademark is Considered Offensive

July 17, 2017     By HG.org
Before modifications were made to trademark application and acquirement for intellectual property protections, it was not possible to obtain a...

Florida Criminal Law: Loitering or Prowling

July 17, 2017     By HG.org
One charge that some law enforcement officers pursue when they cannot figure out the type of criminal activity involved is that of loitering or...

What You Need to Know Before Requesting Medical Leave

July 14, 2017     By Murphy Law Group, LLC
When you or a member of your family are suffering due to a medical condition, you shouldn’t have to worry that asking for time off from work...

Bankruptcy – Is It Good for You?

July 14, 2017     By Richard Hackerman, Attorney at Law
With the last decade’s recession causing a huge spike in the number of people who fall under the qualification of bankruptcy, a lot have given...

4 Ways You Can Hurt Your Maryland Divorce Case

July 14, 2017     By Law Offices of Amar Weisman
Contrary to what some people may think, there are ways in which parting couples can actually hurt their divorce cases.

Law Enforcement Needs a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone

July 14, 2017     By JC Lawrence And Associates LLC
In 2014, a landmark US Supreme Court decision required law enforcement officers to obtain a warrant before searching through an arrestee’s cell...

5 Key Steps to Take when Divorce Is on the Horizon

July 14, 2017     By Law Offices of Amar Weisman
If you believe that a divorce may be your best option, it is important to take a few preliminary steps when preparing for the end of your...

Procedure of Issuing Work permits for Foreigners Amended in Ukraine

July 14, 2017     By DLF Attorneys at Law
On 23 May 2017, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine On Amending Several Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding Eliminating...

Malta Gaming Authority Publishes White Paper on Major Reforms to the Malta Gaming Legal Framework

July 14, 2017     By GVZH Advocates
The Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”) has published a white paper requesting industry feedback in connection with a far-reaching overhaul of...

The Basics of the Ethicon Physiomesh™ Recall Class Action in Canada

July 14, 2017     By Slepkow, Slepkow & Associates, Inc.
Hernia Mesh victims from Canada have started a class action lawsuit against Ethicon Inc. over injuries allegedly caused by the company’s...

11 Myths about DUI & DWI Lawyers

July 14, 2017     By Michael Greenberg, Esq.
A DUI & DWI lawyer is a professional specialized in representing clients faced with charges for various traffic offenses. Driving under the...

Pain after Flu Shot? There’s a Government Program for That

July 14, 2017     By Law Offices of Leah V. Durant, PLLC
Pain after a flu shot could be a sign of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), a potentially-serious shoulder injury or another vaccine-related medical...

Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

July 14, 2017     By Garfinkel Schwartz PA
The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Law was passed in 1927 to protect longshoremen who work on U.S. waters.

Telemedicine Reform Bill Passed in Texas

July 14, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
One of the bills that the Texas Legislature passed in the last regular session legalized the practice of telemedicine.

3 Reasons Why You Need Attorney Advice for Your Business

July 14, 2017     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
Many times, businesses make the mistake of waiting until they are in deep legal troubles before hiring an attorney. Usually, when you find...

Claiming Compensation For A Car Accident Injury

July 13, 2017     By Fox & Melofchik, L.L.C.
Claiming compensation for a car accident injury can be a fairly involved process, and it is important to know what to expect before you even set...

Employer Discovered I was Underpaid, now Wants to Demote Me and Give a Lower Payment

July 13, 2017     By HG.org
Employment positions are often tenuous with possible demotions, pay cuts and termination on the horizon for any number of reasons. However, the...

Police Tried to Forcefully Take my Cellphone When I Demanded a Lawyer

July 13, 2017     By HG.org
Law enforcement officers are provided a number of actions before a lawyer may be called. However, if questions are initiated through an...

How "Red Penciling" and “Blue Penciling” Affects Covenants Not to Compete?

July 13, 2017     By HG.org
Many businesses choose to have employees sign covenants not to compete in order to protect their proprietary information. However, simply...

What Does the Foreclosure Process Entail?

July 13, 2017     By HG.org
The foreclosure process is initiated when someone that has a mortgage or other loan on a house cannot pay the amount due. After so much of this,...

Dealer did not Pay Off my Trade-In, Is that a Crime?

July 13, 2017     By HG.org
Persons that make deals with dealerships often come out on the losing end, and this causes plenty of strife that is usually unnecessary....

Retirement Benefits and Divorce

The United States Supreme Court decided a case involving a military pension which highlights the importance of understanding the nature of...

Professional Liability Defense

The American Bar Association’s Professional Liability Committee has found a correlation between financial downturns and professional liability...

Pretrial Imprisonment Order in UAE

July 12, 2017     By Hassan Elhais
The Public Prosecution, ordinarily, has a discretionary power to issue the pretrial imprisonment order unless there is a special case described...

Deciding between an LLC and a C Corporation

July 12, 2017     By HG.org
There are many considerations when determining which type of company to create initially. Some of these factors revolve around liability versus...

Summer Truck Tire Blowouts

Summer travel can be particularly hazardous for a number of reasons: there is often more traffic on roadways due to summer vacations, more young...

How an Expert Witness Can Help in a Data Security Breach Case

July 12, 2017     By HG.org
Data security is crucial in both keeping information safe and running a business that relies upon online and networked transactions. As more...

Divorce as a Financial Transaction

July 12, 2017     By HG.org
Divorce proceedings are full of various different transactions, and many persons take the events emotionally and with serious intent. However,...

What Are the Signs and Symptoms that a Baby Suffered a Brain Injury at Birth?

July 11, 2017     By Williams & Brown, LLP
When a baby suffers an injury during labor and delivery, parents are devastated and have many questions about what happened, why it happened and...

Big Businesses Litigating Against Each Other

July 11, 2017     By HG.org
Litigation is often the last path taken when negotiation, mediation or arbitration become undesirable or infeasible based on the opposing party....

Nondisclosure Agreements Needed for Editing Copyright Materials

July 11, 2017     By HG.org
The need for nondisclosure agreements is imperative when the materials are of sensitive matters. Copyrighted works and dealing with these items...

Employment Discrimination: Expert Witnesses Explain Workplace Discrimination based on Gender Bias

July 11, 2017     By HG.org
In some situations, an employee may complain of sexual discrimination that is not necessarily sexual in nature. An employee may not be being...

Options Regarding Spousal Support

July 11, 2017     By HG.org
In some marriages, the financial obligation to a spouse outlives the marriage. One spouse may be better off financially than the other spouse or...

Can You Compel an Executor in Canada to Sell?

July 11, 2017     By Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
A parent dies and the adult children become equal beneficiaries of the residue of the parent’s Estate. The Estate is primarily made up of...

Assessing Managers’ Liability Risk in Germany

July 11, 2017     By GRP Rainer LLP
Company managers bear a high level of not only responsibility but also risk. Various measures can be taken to reduce the risk of directors’ and...

I Was Hurt on Private Property, What Are My Legal Options?

July 11, 2017     By Mark Schiffrin, PA
If a person is injured on the private property that belongs to another, he or she may be able to sue the property owner. Find in the article...

Medicare Fraud and Expert Witnesses

July 10, 2017     By HG.org
Fraud is a serious crime that often affect multiple persons simultaneously. When someone’s personal information has been stolen and used in this...

The “Pop-Up-Keyboard" Defense: How Apps, Mobile Phones, and "Terms of Use" Work Together

July 10, 2017     By Randazza Legal Group
Unlike the Blackberry keyboards of yesteryears, your smartphone probably has a pop-up touch-screen keyboard. Recently, the Northern District of...

How to Respond to Wage Claims by Salaried Employees

July 10, 2017     By HG.org
There are a number of steps to look into when there are wage claims from salaried employees. First the manager or owner of the business should...

Converting an LLC to a C Corporation

July 10, 2017     By HG.org
In many situations where the owner of a new company does not have the resources to create a corporation, he or she may opt for a limited...

Appeals of Family Hearings in UAE

July 10, 2017     By Hassan Elhais
Once witnesses have given statements during the Family Court processes there is an opportunity for each of the parties to respond to the...

The New Cayman Islands Trademarks Regime

July 10, 2017     By Loeb Smith Attorneys
The new Cayman Islands Trade Marks Law [were] published on 19th December 2016, pursuant to which a stand-alone comprehensive trademark...

Caps to Non-Economic Damages Would Limit Patient Recourse

July 10, 2017     By Ankin Law Office LLC
The United States House of Representatives has recently voted on legislation that would limit the amount of non-economic damages patients could...

Premises Liability at Gyms

July 7, 2017     By Nerenberg & Gagliano, P.C.
Although the gym represents health and fitness for many, in some cases, it can also be a hazard to health. Faulty equipment, slippery floors,...

Rise of Construction Defect Claims and the Role of Expert Witnesses

July 7, 2017     By HG.org
Construction defect claims increase due to defective parts, materials, substances and similar concerns and have been on the rise since 2012....

Difference between Legal and Physical Custody

July 7, 2017     By Lyons & Associates
A parent is said to have physical custody when he or she has actual, physical custody of marital children on a day-to-day basis. In other words,...

Employee Dismissal with Immediate Effect Valid in Response to Threat in Germany

July 7, 2017     By GRP Rainer LLP
Anyone who seriously threatens their employer or superior should expect to be dismissed with immediate effect. This was confirmed by a ruling of...

Trucking Regulation Update

July 7, 2017     By McCann & Wall, LLC
Updates on 2017 trucking regulations were recently presented at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Conference in Cincinnati. The...

Steps an Employer Can Take when an Employee Violates a Non-Compete Agreement

July 7, 2017     By HG.org
In order to protect certain business interests, some employers may choose to have employees sign a non-compete agreement. This agreement can...

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