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- How to Handle a Hit and Run Accident
Provided by Skousen, Gulbrandsen & Patience, PLC
No matter a driver's reasons for leaving the scene of an accident, you, the victim, are still left high and dry without compensation to help you pay for your injuries or to fix the vehicle's damage. On the other hand, there still are many options for legal recourse and compensation.
- What Are the Recoverable Damages for California Employees Who were Wrongfully Terminated?
Provided by Law Offices of Jual F. Reyes
In California, the general rule is that employment is “at will” and therefore employers may terminate employees at any time and even for no reason. However, many employers fail to realize that an employee cannot be terminated for illegal reasons pursuant to applicable federal and state employment laws. In particular, California employers are prohibited from discharging employees because of their inclusion in a protected class.
- Risks Associated with Drowsy Driving
Provided by Ankin Law Office, LLC
Drowsy driving is one of the most common driving hazards, but new data highlights the dangers associated with drowsy driving. In fact, research shows that drowsy driving is as dangerous as driving while drunk.
- Florida Sentencing Enhancements Pt. 2: Habitual Felony Offenders & Habitual Violent Felony Offenders
Provided by The Kilfin Law Firm PC
An overview of the Habitual Felony Offender and Habitual Violent Felony Offender statutes. Unlike the PRR statute, which precludes the court from imposing a sentence that is less than the statutory maximum, these recidivist provisions increase the statutory maximum and, in the case of an HVFO, impose certain minimum mandatory prison terms as well.
- Massage Parlor Prostitution is Being Charged as a Serious Crime in California
Provided by Summit Defense Attorneys
The San Francisco Bay Area has seen a recent change in way prostitution is being prosecuted. Traditionally, prostitution and solicitation of prostitution were charged as low level misdemeanors. However, defendants are now being charged with serious felonies. It is important to understand who can be charged with these crimes and why the authorities are changing their policies.
- What to do if Hit by a Drunk Driver While Riding in UBER
Provided by Kalka & Baer LLC
UBER has insurance above and beyond minimum state insurance requirements that are carried by regular taxi drivers.
- The Status of Independent Contractor vs. Employment Relationship
Provided by Palmer Kazanjian
The issue of whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee is currently on the minds of many business owners. In fact, the California legislature has recently established a strong disincentive for wrongly classifying individual workers as independent contractors.
- Ten Things You Can Do to Increase Your Recovery After a Motorcycle Accident
Provided by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys
If you are unfortunate enough to suffer injuries and property damage as a result of somebody else’s negligence, the only thing the civil justice system permits by way of recovery is monetary compensation. Similar cases can have different results and, as such, it is important to do everything you can to obtain full value for your damages.
- 4 Common Misconceptions About Child Support After Divorce
Provided by The Coleman Law Group
We’ve all heard of child support: an ongoing, periodic payment made by the noncustodial parent following the end of marriage. In fact, even in “joint custody” cases, there’s still a custodial parent—who the child spends more time with—and a noncustodial parent, and child support must be transferred. An exception to this would be if both parents earn the same income, pay equal amounts of expenses for the child and have the child the same number of days.
- Roller Coaster Wrongful Death at Higher Rates than Shark Deaths
Provided by Baker & Zimmerman, P.A.
While most of us worry about swimming too far off the coast during a summer vacation, we don't realize that we're more at risk on a roller coaster than a shark when venturing outdoors this season.