Traditionally, commercial legal expenses insurance has been sold as a separate and independent policy. There are a handful of insurers in the UK that offer this coverage, the main one being DAS. To obtain coverage, you must declare the usual information about your company, your location, your activities, your wager...
Can an offshore oil-rig worker receive workers compensation for injuries sustained during the course of employment? That answer is complicated. Since workers compensation-related laws generally apply within a state, they are substantiatively different from the federal laws that regulate activities on the high seas. Even if an injured sailor...
People do make mistakes. Some mistakes show up in your paycheck. Workers with discrepancies in their pay should report the occasional mistake to the company’s Human Resources or Payroll contacts. They can rectify simple mistakes quickly. Today’s timekeeping systems and automated payroll processing should reduce those human errors and build...
Scrubs Magazine is extremely proud to have Martin Chitwood on staff. Mr. Chitwood has made a name for himself as one of the most prominent and successful securities lawyers in the U.S. He’s also raised money for brain cancer research and worked in the entertainment industry, writing and co-producing...
Personal injury is defined as any injury to an individual that may occur as a consequence of a vehicle collision, a slip and fall episode, a dog bite, psychological distress or some other relevant incident. The most frequent floor for personal injury is neglect. Minnesota injury lawyers specialize in...
Plan Ahead to Build the Extension of Your Dreams Every extension is different, but the same basic project management principles apply across the board. There are two sides to every coin, and the subdued nature of the UK housing market has meant good news for another sector. The general reluctance to...
It is by complying with relevant legislation that both employers and their employees can help ensure that the workplace as a whole provides a fair environment for every individual. Therefore, employment law in the United Kingdom exists to regulate the relationship between organizations and their employees. Employment law also...
When you have suffered a serious injury or illness, you might not be able to return to work in any meaningful capacity. Your ability to earn an income with which to support you and your household could be seriously compromised. It is at this point that you might decide to...
More often than not, when a controversial law suit hits the news, we’re more focused on the parties involved rather than who’s defending each side. Even in the not-so-public lawsuits, it’s not the lawyer (who does all of the work) that gets noticed, but the stars or institutions behind...
In today’s context, the uncertainty of the future seems to be a common thing that many people would face nowadays and for the older generation, the fear of what would happen to their assets (after their passing) would always be a lingering thought at the back of their mind....