Prepping For Your First Supreme Court Appearance? Use These Suggestions

When you are about to bring a case or petition to the United States Supreme Court, you might be both nervous and excited. This can be a great moment for you to act on behalf of your client, and it can also be a major turning point in your career. For those reasons, you need to make sure your legal work is pristine and effective. Other than preparing your case, how should you prep for your first Supreme Court event? Read More 

How to Take Legal Action Over Contaminated Water

When you do something as simple as having a glass of drinking water, the last thing you expect is for this decision to put you in the hospital. But unfortunately, drinking water is sometimes unsafe due to the negligence of another party. If you become ill as a result of a glass of water, you should contact a personal injury attorney for help. Why You May Need an Attorney Drinking water is handled by state and local governments. Read More 

Exceptions To Filing For Unemployment For The Self-Employed

Being self-employed comes with a lot of unique perks. You want a day off, you just take it; you never have to ask a boss. You want to take a vacation during any time of the year, you can do that, too. If your kids' school calls with an emergency situation, you can drop work and run. The one major thing that does not work in your favor is unemployment. When you are self-employed and working as a freelance agent, you typically don't qualify for unemployment benefits. Read More 

3 Reasons To Consult A Lawyer Before Blowing The Whistle

The sheer number of whistleblower protection laws that have been enacted in both the US and around the world is enough to leave your head spinning when researching the protections that these laws provide. If this is not reason enough for you to seek out the counsel of a qualified whistleblower lawyer, the three reasons outlined below may help you to better understand why these legal services are so important when deciding to do the right thing and expose corruption. Read More 

FAQs About Filing A Disability Claim And Getting Legal Counsel

When a person becomes disabled and can't work, he or she has the right to file for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). The conditions under which a person is approved and the amount of money he or she receives can vary by individual circumstances. The laws surrounding SSDI are complicated to understand for most people, so it's a good idea to find a person with experience in social security disability law to help file a claim. Read More