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How AB5 affects Uber and Lyft

The destruction of the AB5 law has wreaked havoc on the gig economy, and many people have fallen victim to it from freelance writers to freelance photographers to musicians to drivers for Uber and Lyft. The devastation in its wake has left hundreds of thousands of people without a job in California. Their entire income gutted in a single night because of a selfish woman's passing of the bill known as AB5. The Responsible: Lorena... ❯❯❯

What Can You Do While Your Attorney Handles Your Case

What Can You Do While Your Attorney Handles Your CaseBelow are some useful advice on what you should do when an attorney is handling your case: 1. Be patient While you may be tempted to call and check on the progress of your injury case in while you are recovering, it is best to just be patient and focus on your own healing. Your lawyer is handling the tracking of your medical bills, correspondence with the insurance company, and preparing for your final case. Remember that no amount... ❯❯❯

The Process of Appealing a Medicare Decision

Medicare is the primary insurer for most seniors, and for the most part, people are very satisfied with their Medicare coverage. Sometimes, however, Medicare gets it wrong—they deny a service you’re pretty sure they should cover. It’s frustrating when you think Medicare made a mistake, but you’re not without options. You have the right to appeal any decision made by Medicare, Medicare Advantage, or your Medicare Part D Prescription... ❯❯❯

What to Do if a Police Officer Asks You to Take a Breath Test in a DUI Case

Getting stopped by a police officer for DUI is never a circumstance that a person plans for. The presence of a police officer can certainly be very intimidating and a person is never quite sure how to handle the situation. Certainly, after the fact a person is able to reach out to a DUI lawyer and have him or her give guidance in the process. But what about the decisions that one must make on the side of the road? Should a person agree... ❯❯❯

Going through a Divorce in Illinois…Can I Sell the House?

Home ownership is huge.  One of many married couples most memorable accomplishments.  However, selling a house is huge, too.  Especially, during a divorce in Chicago. For most, a couple’s biggest asset is their home.  As such, the title and a mortgage is usually shared by the couple.  This often becomes a bone of contention in a divorce.   Going through a divorce can be emotionally taxing and attitudes may flare. After being unhappy... ❯❯❯

Illnesses Covered by The Disability Discrimination Act?

Disability discrimination occurs when someone is treated less well or placed in a disadvantageous position because of a reason that is related to their disability. Discriminatory treatment can be the application of a specific rule/policy or the existence of physical or communicative barriers that reduce the accessibility of something that is accessible to everyone else. For discriminatory treatment to be considered unlawful, it does... ❯❯❯

What a Private Investigator Can Do For Your Business

What a Private Investigator Can Do For Your BusinessContrary to what’s portrayed on television detective shows, private investigators do much more than sit in their cars and follow people around all day. These are highly trained individuals, often with backgrounds in both the military and law enforcement. They have skill sets that range from simple surveillance all the way to first class security techniques and even special on-line investigative talents. Many private investigators... ❯❯❯

Claiming Workers’ Comp Benefits: When Do You Need to Hire a Lawyer?

Generally, you do not need to hire a lawyer when claiming your workers’ compensation benefits. You can do this all by yourself. The process is really quite simple: you report your injury, file the necessary forms, complete your medical requirements, then once everything is settled, wait for your employer to give you your benefits. However, while the process is not simple, it is not always easy. In some cases, your claim will be... ❯❯❯

How to Find Good Legal Services Abroad

How to Find Good Legal Services AbroadAdvancement in technology has made it quick and easy to set up businesses abroad. Whether the business functions out of a brick-and- mortar office or a virtual one, doing business on an international level has become the norm. Conducting business in a foreign country entails familiarity with the host country's laws. The legal intricacies of international trading could be quite challenging, and without the right legal guidance, a... ❯❯❯

How to get the most from a truck accident claim

If you are like most car drivers, you keep your distance from trucks. They are large and powerful vehicles that do not move and manoeuver as cars do. Truck drivers must go through a rigorous training and qualification process before they are allowed on the road. Most of them are safety conscious and are aware of their responsibility to other drivers. However, this is not always enough to prevent a truck accident. Other factors can... ❯❯❯

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