Contract claims in construction

July 15, 2017

Construction claims are common between parties in a construction contract. Most disputes arise when problems such as delays, changes, unforeseen circumstances, insufficient information, and conflicts affect parties and the contract. Construction claims management has, therefore, become a vital solution to reducing and managing claims as and when they happen. Here some of the most common claims in construction. Contractors – Contractors can exaggerate claims that can lead to criminal fraud…


Determining What’s Legal and What’s Not When Utilizing Employment Testing

June 26, 2017

Summary: Employments tests are common in today’s workforce. It’s crucial that you understand the legalities as well as the rights your candidates possess. Where do you draw the line when it comes to employment screening or testing? First off, it should be noted that employment testing is a legal procedure as long as it’s administered according to the test developer’s intended use. For instance, if you were hiring an accountant…


Single-vehicle accidents

Car accidents can be scary and costly. Accidents that involve one car will have other factors like road conditions, hidden obstacles, and weather conditions that result in the accident. Single-vehicle collisions will only involve the driver, and the riders in the car and on occasion involve by- standers. Such accidents will not involve colliding into private property. Since there is only one vehicle involved, the law states that this person…

June 21, 2017

How to deal with defamation?

June 20, 2017

Defamation occurs when one or more people tell something that is untrue about a person, and this causes harm to that person’s reputation. There are two main types of defamation, and they include libel which refers to written defamation and slander which refers to verbal defamation. Here are the three key factors that decide if a defamation case should be taken to court. The defamatory statement must be a lie…


Three steps to filing a malpractice lawsuit

Blog submitted by Dane Levy Attorney of, a provider of legal services for those injured by dental malpractice in California Everyone deserves quality and care from their medical professionals. Which is why when there is some form malpractice, you should take it up with the authorities. Follow the right steps, and you can ensure that the dentist owns his mistake and that you are appropriately compensated for your injuries….

June 15, 2017

Crime of shoplifting

June 5, 2017

Shoplifting occurs when customers take items from the store without paying for it. Stores have now included many processes to deter shoplifters and to catch them before they leave the store. Here is a general guide to shoplifting laws. Deterrents – Stores have now added surveillance cameras in their stores to monitor shoplifters. Most stores have also included signage that lets shoppers know that they are being monitored. Apart from…


What defenses can be used in a criminal case?

May 21, 2017

According to American law, a defendant can only be convicted if he/she is guilty beyond reasonable doubt. However, the defendant should provide evidence that supports his/her defense. Here are some defenses that can be used in a criminal case. It cannot be proved – Since the prosecution has to prove that the defendant is guilty beyond reasonable doubt, the defendants do not have to defend themselves if they choose not…


What are consumer rights?

May 20, 2017

Consumer rights are the laws that producers need to follow to protect the rights of the consumers of the goods. Most of these laws have been created through legal disputes. Here are some of the principles of consumer rights. The right to safety – This means that the products sold to consumers should be reasonably safe for the intended purpose when used as directed. For example, if a children’s toy…


Effect felonies have on immigration status

May 5, 2017

People may not always think of how their criminal actions, can affect them if they are not US citizens. If you are not a citizen of the US, an offense can risk you being deported. Therefore, it is important to contact an experienced lawyer, if you are not a citizen and are facing serious charges. Factors that affect immigration – The factors that will affect a person’s immigration status are…


What is child visitation law?

April 20, 2017

Child visitation rights are handled by the state courts and include issues that follow divorce, separation, alimony, child support and custody. Child visitation rights are granted to non-custodial parents to allow them to spend time with their child. Here are some areas of concern that may arise with child visitation rights. Legal disputes – The parents may not be able to agree on the visitation schedule and therefore require the…