Civil law and criminal law are two separate limbs of the legal system in America. Each one is broad, with its own set of laws and punishments. There are several differences between criminal cases and civil cases. Criminal cases aim to punish the offender, who has offended the state (or society). Civil lawsuits, on the other hand, are filed to…

People literally put their lives in the hands of medical professionals every day. We do this because we trust that they have the knowledge and experience to help us. Most of the time, this trust is merited and goes without any complication. However, doctors are human beings, which means they can make mistakes. Fortunately, there are ways to actively avoid…

In many legal proceedings, it is common for one of the parties involved to feel that the court may have committed an error that led to a ruling that was unfair to that party. Depending on the nature of that error, and the potential consequences of allowing the original ruling to stand, it may be necessary to file an appeal…

When you're in law school, there's a standard set of questions you're used to fielding from family and friends. How much reading is there? Are you thinking like a lawyer? Is it like The Paper Chase or more like Legally Blonde? At some point, someone's going to ask you what field of law you plan to enter. Even a 3L might not know…

If you become ill or injured at work, you may need to file a worker’s compensation form. Workers compensation exists to pay for rehabilitation, medical care, and some wage replacement when you miss work due to an injury sustained there. For you to secure these benefits, you must carefully file a worker’s compensation claim and follow your state procedures. If this…

The Importance Of Reputation Management For Your Business

As a techpreneur, shaping the public perception of your brand might seem like a herculean task considering the fast-paced nature of the cyber age. However, online reputation management is an innovative tool that is revolutionizing business relations and tech-savvy businesses are already banking in on its innumerable benefits. It’s a tailor-made solution that allows business owners to constantly keep track…

A person can't win a property liability lawsuit against your business unless he or she can prove that you neglected your legal duty to that person. Your legal duties include making a reasonable effort to maintain a safe environment for people, as well as warning about unsafe conditions. To reduce property liability risks, your business must comply with safety laws…

When deciding to use a security system for your home that includes cameras, several legal issues need to be considered when having them installed and what the overall purpose of the camera is. In some cases, these cameras can get you into some trouble.   Recording Outside of Your Home It's a smart idea for your security to put some…

Are MLM companies legal

Short Answer: No. MLM companies are legal and trusted companies that allow their distributors or recruits to legally make money based on product sales or the sales of those below them. So long as they are not being paid exclusively for signing people up or being compensated for the amount of product they themselves must purchase, then there is no…

In our current day and age, security and privacy are utterly important. This is especially true when it comes to storing your tax documents, all of which contain pertinent information that could be stolen and violated. In this article, we are going to discuss three different options that are at your disposal for storing tax documents securely.   Option #1:…

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