Starting A Sea Job? Be Clear On Your Duties And Classification
19 October 2016
If you are about to finish hiring paperwork for a new job on the docks or on a ship, be sure your job classification clearly states whether you are considered a seaman or not. The fact that you might be working on a ship or going out to sea does not automatically make you a seaman; you have to officially be part of a crew for that. The importance of your classification is due to worker's compensation laws.
Legal Principles That Allow You To Sue For Undisclosed Property Defects
29 September 2016
When you discover hidden defects on a property you just bought, you can sue the seller for failing to disclose the defects before the sale. However, failure to disclose isn't the only legal principle that allows you to seek redress in such a situation. Here are two more legal principles you can rely on to get legal redress:
Fraud is an intentional deception that leads to financial gain. In the case of property defects, a seller commits fraud if they intentionally lie to the buyer about the condition of the property being sold.
The Benefits Of Hiring A Divorce Lawyer Together
9 September 2016
If you and your spouse are going to file for divorce in the near future, you might want to consider hiring one divorce lawyer who will represent the two of you as a unit instead of the two of you hiring separate lawyers. To help you understand why this may be beneficial, you will want to check out the following points.
You Do Not Have To Worry About A Contested Divorce
Personal Injuries Which Occur At A Friend Or Relative's House
22 August 2016
Visiting a friend or relative's house can be fun, but sometimes personal injury accidents happen while you're there. Just like owners of a public place, owners and renters of private residences can be liable for personal injuries under certain circumstances. However, just because you are injured, it doesn't mean that your friend or relative will be liable for all your bills. If you've been injured at someone's home, here are a few things you should know about.