Legal Guide

Legal Guide (Page 178)

5 of the Biggest Medical Malpractice Lawsuits of the Past Decade

We want to trust them with our lives because let’s face it, sometimes we’re in dire need of medical help. Although the best recipe for a healthy life is avoiding doctors and physicians in multiple disciplines, sometimes we need attention. The following malpractice lawsuits and mishaps go down as some of the craziest and most controversial in the last decade. The Big Five Dude Looks... ❯❯❯

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How A Murder Charge & Wrongful Death Lawsuit Can Have Different Outcomes

​When a person is charged with murder, it is important to understand the distinction between this charge and a wrongful death action. A murder charge is a type of criminal charge that carries criminal penalties with it. These penalties may include prison time, fines, probation and community service. Criminal defense lawyers handle these types of cases. A wrongful death lawsuit enables the... ❯❯❯

The "Jane Doe rape kit" - why it makes a big difference

About the author: Mladan Novosenici is a former defense attorney with over 10 years of experience. He is one of the co-founders of itsGOV.com - the leading forensic science and crime scene investigation network. A "Jane Doe rape kit" is the common name given to the forensic examination of a sexual assault victim who chooses to remain anonymous. Basically, it enables rape victims to have forensic... ❯❯❯

5 Essential Steps to Create a Living Trust

Most people don’t know the first thing about creating legal documents. Even if you know more than the average person, it may be limited to basics like the fact that you need a notary public to witness signatures made by the appropriate parties. It is for this reason that most of us continue to pay lawyers to draw up paperwork for us as needed. Of course, sites like Docracy.com have popped up... ❯❯❯

How Fathers Can Protect Their Rights in Cohabiting Relationships

It’s been quite a while since the movie ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’ addressed the social issues associated with divorce, and in particular, whether or not a father is just as qualified as a mother to raise children in a single-parent household. In fact, it has been 35 years since this pivotal film forced viewers to rethink their views on who, exactly, makes for a good parent. And yet,... ❯❯❯

Growing your Business Abroad

Growing your Business Abroad The goal of any business is to become as successful as possible. For many businesses, that means expanding overseas. When you widen your audience, you stand to gain a lot more profit. However, there are many potential pitfalls you need to be aware of when taking your business abroad. Companies such as www.vpnotaries.co.uk can help to limit potential problems. Things... ❯❯❯

Expungement of Criminal Records Vs. Pardoning: What’s the Difference?

The legal world can be full of legalese and terms that no one outside of a legal profession would understand. However, there is a good chance that you have heard of expunging and pardoning. Even still, you are probably having a hard time finding the difference between the two. The truth is that there are many differences. In fact, they are almost two completely different legal methods of removing... ❯❯❯

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What are Internet Lawyers?

With the increasing use of the Internet by businesses there are many legal problems that arise specifically because of this technology. For instance, when you have a website, then you need a contract between your company and the users of the website. If your website is hacked, this can lead to legal problems that need to be resolved. Additionally, traditional laws such as copyright laws and... ❯❯❯