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Choosing The Right Insurance Attorney

25th June 2012
When you've been injured or are ill, coping with your insurance company can be difficult. You aren't at your best and dealing with the legal complexities of disability or coverage law can be overwhelming, particularly if your insurer has denied your claim...
Author: Project
Legal

An Introduction to Negligence and the Duty of Care

30th December 2011
The twin ideas of negligence and a duty of care, and their legal definitions, are inextricably linked and both fall within the area of law known as tort law. This article aims to give a brief introduction to this area of law without delving too deep into ...
Author: StuMitchellmw
Legal

Criminal Law: A Crucial Evaluation of Murder

09th October 2011
Introduction Murder isn't provided for in any statute in England or Wales, with its definition emanating from case law. The definition of murder will be counteracted into 2 components, mens rea and actus reus. This transient article can target these two ...
Author: Amie Erickson
Legal

How to do Visa Appeal for UK Visitor Visa

02nd October 2011
Has your UK Visitor Visa application been refused? You have the right to appeal this decision! Can you proveÖ? 1. That you will go back home after concluding your visit 2. That you will have enough money to support your trip to the UK 3. That yo...
Author: Ame
Employment Law

Employment law, Absence and Performance Management

18th February 2011
On average, an individualís sickness absence costs an employer £659 a year and is equivalent to 8.4 working days lost. How absence costs a business: Overtime to cover Replacement temporary staff Reduced / delayed production Lower quality or levels ...
Author: jennyhicks
Law

Fighting a traffic ticket in court

01st February 2011
Beat a Traffic Ticket in Florida: Advice From a Tampa Criminal Lawyer Every single day, people throughout the great state of Florida are stopped, detained, and ticketed Police, sheriffs, and highway patrol for allegedly committing traffic infractions. W...
Author: Denmon & Denmon Trial Lawyers
Legal

The Equality Act 2010: What You Need To Know

20th October 2010
Employment Solicitors Trethowans look at the effects of the Equality Act 2010The aim of the Equality Act is to harmonise all of the existing anti-discrimination legislation that has developed over the past forty years. The Act codifies the law into one (2...
Author: hitsearch
Law

When Do I Need to Hire a Premises Liability Lawyer?, ,

29th September 2010
The word "premises liability" simply refers to the liability of certain persons or entities for damages or Personal injuries to others arising from the ownership or possession of real property. It can be based on general principles of carelessness and is ...
Author: Amili
Legal

Post termination restrictive covenants

20th June 2010
Post termination restrictive covenants have long been used as a method of protecting a business or simply seeking to prevent an outgoing employee from being able to compete with the business or work for a competitor. This area is essentially case-law driv...
Author: Cavendish
Law

Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA) Law

02nd June 2010
The law on Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA) is now firmly part of the range of remedies available to someone with significant debt problems. An individual consumer, or self employed person, with unsecured debts - usually greater than at least £120...
Author: Rich Spencer-Hayes
Copyright & Trademark

Why you should think twice about Provisional Patent Applications

20th August 2009
In the past, it was typically accepted as standard practice for an inventor to write up a really quick and dirty patent application, draft up some quick drawings with the kids' crayons and send it off to the USPTO as a provisional patent application. Occa...
Author: sbbarca
Legal

Canadian Laws on Canadian Adult Child Support

28th July 2009
Adult child support invokes the response that most oxymorons entail- say what now? Although adults are not children, some adult children or adult dependants cannot survive on their own and require the assistance of their parents. Some cases that fall unde...
Author: Kevin Johnson
Legal

Difference between Privity of Contract, Novation and Assignment under UK Law

16th July 2008
IntroductionThe doctrine of privity of contract is the relationship that exists between parties to a contract. Only those parties to the contract are bound by it and are able to enforce the contractual obligations under the contract. The concepts of novat...
Author: Leigh Ellis