To sue for medical malpractice, you have to prove that a doctor-patient relationship existed. For this reason, one of the ways that a doctor or his or her attorney will attempt to defend against a medical malpractice claim is to assert that he or she never had a doctor-patient relationship. Under these circumstances, you'll have to work hard to prove that this relationship actually existed. The History of the Doctor-Patient Distinction
8 June 2019
If you are pursuing a personal injury case, pain and suffering are likely to be part of your damages. The pain and suffering damages are nonmonetary losses that you have suffered as a result of the defendant's actions or inaction. The following are some of the specific elements of pain and suffering damages. Physical Pain Physical pain is almost always present after an accident. For example, if a car knocked you over while you were jogging by the road, you may suffer fractures, dislocations, and lacerations, among other potential injuries.
10 May 2019
You might be excited about all of the opportunities that are available in the United States, and you could be hoping to take advantage of these opportunities yourself with the help of a work visa. You probably want to know what you have to do if you want to avoid having your work visa denied, since you probably want to do everything that you can to get approved. These are some of the common problems that can prevent you from getting the visa that you want so that you can explore new work opportunities in the United States.
31 March 2019
Riding a motorcycle is far more dangerous than riding in a passenger vehicle. After all, on a motorcycle, you don't have the shell of a vehicle to protect you. No matter how experienced a rider you may be, you are still susceptible to serious — and even fatal — accidents. It simply takes a single distracted driver for a devastating wreck to occur. All motorists can take measures to prevent accidents from happening, and it helps to be familiar with the most common causes of motorcycle-related collisions.
26 February 2019
When courts order one spouse to pay alimony to the other, it's usually for a limited time (e.g. 3 years) to help the receiving spouse get back on his or her financial feet. In some cases, though, the courts will order alimony to be paid on a permanent basis, and only death of the payer or receiver will end the obligation. Although this type of alimony is no longer popular, here are two reasons the court may award it.
21 January 2019
Are you drowning in debt with no end in sight? Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be your best option. Here is what you should know about your legal rights and this debt relief process. How Does Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Work? If your monthly bills come to more than you can afford to pay each month, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy can change all that. If you enter into this process, your unsecured debt can potentially be completely eliminated.
10 December 2018
When you have a keen interest in helping humanity in any way that you can, you will probably spend at least some of your free time looking into charity organizations that could use interested parties to help out. There is no better way to help humanity than to help the youngest souls who may not have adults in their life to lead them, love them, and nurture them as they should.
2 November 2018
Missing a stop sign, speeding, driving under the influence—all of these are serious roadway violations that can land you with tickets, fines, and pending charges against you and your driving record. It is a wise decision to hire a traffic lawyer to help you out if you are facing charges, but a lot of people forgo the whole idea of hiring an attorney for these cases at all. Take a look at some of the most common questions regarding traffic law attorneys so you can see just how valuable they are.
25 September 2018
Divorce mediation can be a less stressful and also less expensive method of divorce. While mediation works best when both parties are on good terms, even more emotionally charged divorces can benefit from mediation if the former spouses are willing to work together for a short period. The following tips can help you get ready for your divorce mediation meetings. Tip #1: List your assets You need to create a master list of assets.
21 August 2018
When you're going through a custody battle with your ex-spouse to determine who will get custody of your children, there are many issues to think about. It's easy to get caught up in which parent will provide a better and more stable environment for the children, and while this is certainly important, it's not the only topic of consideration. There are a number of community-related issues that you and your ex-spouse should discuss — and always think about your children's best interest, not your own selfishness.
18 July 2018