Category: Law.

Industries Where You are Most Likely to be Injured at Work

Posted by in Law, on February 13, 2017

Last year, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reported 3 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the workplace. These statistics have remained steady recently and demonstrate that lots of people get injured at work. What are the most injury prone industries? 1. Health care – 5.2 cases per 100 workers With nearly 17 million […]

How to Keep Yourself Safe on a Construction Site

Posted by in Law, on February 13, 2017

Working on, in, or around a construction site no matter how big or small is filled with danger. Mishaps of every type and manner abound, with accidents, equipment failures and disregard for safety rules, being leading causes of on-site injuries and death.  These are not infrequent occurrences. With tens of thousands of workers injured and […]

What is the Cause of Most Car Accidents?

Posted by in Law, on February 13, 2017

In the US, automobile accidents happen nearly every minute of every day. Although, they often seem like random incidents that happen because of bad luck, more often than not there are specific reasons for a car accident. To avoid being involved in one, it is important to understand some common causes of accidents and helpful […]

How to Handle Abuse in the Nursing Home

Posted by in Law, on January 16, 2017

Sometimes, toward the end of one’s life, it is necessary to be put into a nursing home of some sort. Though this may sound cruel, oftentimes it is the best solution for your loved one. A nursing home generally allows the elderly to socialize with others, play games (board games and such), walk around a […]

Tips to Avoid Car Accidents This Winter

Posted by in Law, on January 16, 2017

Car accidents can happen anytime of the year, however they’re much more likely to happen on a more regular basis during the winter. Why is this? Because winter roads are a combination of snow and ice, and even those that have been salted still represent an obstacle. If you have no choice but to drive […]

Choosing the right injury attorney

208 Posted by in Law, on November 30, 2016

Losing the loved ones in accident is not a simple thing. This gives more pain throughout the lifetime. Even though place of the loved ones cannot be replaced, one can avail for the compensation. In case, if a person dies because of accident or if they are severely injured they have the right to get […]

Buying and selling Real Estate Laws in Portugal

Posted by in Law, on October 10, 2016

Buying and selling property is always tricky, whether you’re a legal resident, buying a vacation home, timeshare, office building or simply investing in the Portuguese real estate market, buying or selling is always an adventure in bureaucracy. As with your home country, there are regulations, requirements and rules to consider. Murphy’s Law holds that anything […]

Courtroom Careers: Law Clerks

young businessman with a gavel and weight scale on white Posted by in Law, on September 30, 2016

Of all the people who work within the legal system, law-clerks may have the most misleading job title. You might imagine a law clerk as someone who performs clerical duties like bookkeeping and making legal records, but that’s not what a law clerk does at all. Rather, clerks are lawyers or people knowledgeable about the […]