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What is Included in a Civil Union Agreement?

When two people are in a civil union, it is a bit like a marriage because the couple has a legal relationship with one another. While the relationship is acknowledged, it is different from a marriage in several ways. Those in a civil union may have access to state benefits, but not federal benefits. For example, if one person in the relationship has passed away, the other person would not be entitled to receive spousal benefits simply... ❯❯❯

The Difficulty of Proving a Medical Malpractice Claim

What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor, or medical professional fails to properly carry out their medical duties. Medical malpractice often results in an injury to a patient due to the health professional’s negligence or oversight. There are many categories of malpractice, and it could be the result of diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or simple healthcare management. Laws vary state to... ❯❯❯

Things to Consider When Hiring a Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

Image link The brain is the most critical part of you. It coordinates all aspects of your body, from feelings to actions to memories. Therefore, when you get a traumatic brain injury from a blow to the head, a car crash, or fall, it can lead to a compromised life. To help you deal with the resulting issues, it is in your best interest to seek compensation. When you get compensated for a brain injury, you can pay for the costly... ❯❯❯

Estate Planning: What is it and Why is it Important?

Estate planning is one of the most important things an individual can do for his or her family. Though it's not always clearly understood, most individuals do feel like they should do something to protect their families and assets in the future. Understanding what estate planning really is and why it matters makes it easier to take the steps necessary to secure your estate. What is Estate Planning? Simply put, estate planning is the... ❯❯❯

Valiente Law Educates Florida Residents About State Firearms Laws

At Valiente Law, we’ve prepared an infographic to shed light on Florida’s firearms laws and the consequences of a conviction for weapons charges. Our experienced criminal defense attorneys are highly regarded for helping our clients enforce their gun rights and defending them against weapons violations. A Primer on Florida Weapons Charges Floridians enjoy the right to bear arms under both the state and federal... ❯❯❯

Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Steps to Take After a Car Accident A car accident is a terrifying experience for anyone, but if you’re not prepared it can be even worse. That’s because you find yourself suddenly faced with a whole bunch of different problems that you need to resolve, and no idea just how to do it. But it doesn’t have to be as hard as all that. You just have to know the right steps to follow. Make Sure Everyone is All Right The... ❯❯❯

Traffic ticket attorneys: What they do and other essential information

In the modern age, it is all about speed and in these busy day to day lives, even the most law-abiding citizen ends up committing a traffic infraction. Several traffic rule violations might give you a ticket. The more tickets you accumulate, the more points on your license. When it is about traffic offenses, there are simple ones, and then there are the complicated ones that might even lead to a jail term and crippling penalties. The... ❯❯❯

What to do to build a strong case against a hit and run accident?

Car accidents are common in the US and attract severe penalties for offenders across different regions, including Arizona. However, of the different types of cases of personal injury, hit and run accidents can be a little tricky to deal with because of the legal complications. Arizona alone reported more than 5,000 hit-and-run cases in 2017, of which 2,900 cases involved injuries, 64 fatalities, etc. Many also included claims of... ❯❯❯

Learn about the things that you need to do after you get into a car crash

Sometimes, even after being careful, you may face a vehicle accident because you did not anticipate that suddenly a car from the opposite direction would emerge and the two vehicles would collide. Such an incident can take you a few seconds to recollect and compose yourself due to the shock. You may not understand in that situation what to do. But God forbids if something like that occurs, you should have some prior awareness of how to... ❯❯❯

Fired from the job? Important things to learn about severance pay

The provincial employment rules in Ontario mandate that the employee should get a termination letter, termination pay, or both if he or she has not resigned from the job themselves; it is the employer's decision. However, to qualify for that, the professional has to be in the company for at least three months in a row and should not have any misconduct charges against him or her. There can be a few more exceptions also, which only an... ❯❯❯