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- What Factors Affect Prosecutorial Discretion in My Immigration Case?
Provided by HG.org
Prosecutorial discretion may be exercised in certain immigration cases to permit individuals to remain in the country. On November 20, 2014, Jeh Charles Johnson released a memorandum entitled “Policies for the Apprehension, Detention and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants.”
- Product liability: What Are the 3 Defect Types?
Provided by Ankin Law Office LLC
A product may be defective due to errors in design and production or due to the manufacturer’s failure to provide adequate instructions and warnings.
- What Is a Deposition?
Provided by Console & Hollawell P.C.
Among the more daunting tasks you may face as a plaintiff, or victim pursuing a personal injury claim, is an event called a deposition. A deposition is an event in which a defense attorney will ask you to orally answer questions related to your accident and injuries, and your attorney will ask questions of the defendant, or the person at fault for the accident.
- What is Contractual 'Consideration'?
Provided by Aaronson Law Firm
Legal parlance in our system is not to be confused with standard English. Often, words commonly used in standard English have a very different meaning in the legal context. For example, take the word 'consideration.' You know that this word typically refers to civility or empathy in socializing. Not so in legalese.
- Passengers May Have Legal Claim for Medical Malpractice on Cruise Ships
Provided by Sansone & Lauber
No one sets sail on a vacation cruise expecting to sustain a serious injury or illness. But passengers who do require medical treatment expect that the care they receive will be delivered according to the recognized standard of care. When they are harmed by medical negligence, they may have available the legal right to hold those responsible accountable.
- What is the Duty and Standard of Care for Landscape and Tree Care Contractors
Provided by Rappoport Development Consulting Services LLC
Landscape and tree contractors may not realize their potential liability for work performed for a client. A particular problem is ignoring field conditions. Perhaps the contractor is unaware of their duty of care to avoid acts or omissions that would be likely to harm others. This article examines the duty of care for landscape, maintenance and tree care contractors and how they can satisfy the industry standard of care for field issues and repairs.
- If You Have Not Divorced in Mexico, Can You Remarry in the United States?
Provided by Katz Law Office, Ltd.
If you have not divorced in Mexico, but you remarried in the United States, could this affect you? In short, yes. If you are married to another person anywhere in the world, you may not marry again until your first marriage is formally ended.
- Asbestos Exposure is the Top Fatal Work Injury in Canada
Provided by Brookman, Rosenberg, Brown & Sandler
Exposure to asbestos can have a profound impact on human health. Even low level asbestos exposure can cause serious diseases over time.
- New Mandatory Sick Time Leave in Philadelphia
Provided by The Ezold Law Firm, PC
New legislation requiring Philadelphia employers to offer paid sick time for many employees was approved by City Council and signed into law by Mayor Nutter last week.
- The Importance of Illinois Prenuptial Agreements
Provided by Abear Law Offices
The prenuptial agreement. We hear about it in movies, on television, and may have signed one or know someone that signed one before entering into marriage.