What is foreclosure law?

October 20, 2017

If you default on your mortgage payments, Foreclosure law provides for the lender to take possession and sell your home. Once the home is sold, the lender will use the payment to pay off the balance of the loan and the new homeowner will buy their home free of the loan. However, of the proceeds received do not pay off the loan in total, the lender will hold the borrower…


Common worker’s compensation injuries

September 20, 2017

If you are an employer who employees more than four full or part-time employees, it is a must to have workers’ compensation coverage. Workers compensation claims center around work-related injury or illness, which occurs when the employee is at work or when he/she is conducting business for the employer. However, some workplace claims happen in company vehicles or on off-site locations. Claims will are considered if the employee’s activities are…


How to Effectively Write Better Legal Articles

September 14, 2017

It’s not uncommon to find a lawyer that’s terrible at writing articles. Barry K. Rothman, a seasoned business and entertainment lawyer, and his firm believe that detailed and convincing articles can help provide your firm with a versatile asset. If you feel like you’re in this category, this guide will showcase the main points that’ll help get your article read. Now, lawyers have to write a wide array of articles…


Animal bite laws

August 21, 2017

Article written by Barry K Rothman. States will also consider other parties like animal keepers such as a kennel, pound or animal sitter; property owners, if they have allowed the animal into their property and landlords if they were aware that the tenant owned an unsafe animal. Parents will be charged if their minors are injured due to a pet they own. States usually have strict laws on animal owners…


What is burglary law?

August 20, 2017

Article submitted by Barry K. Rothman.  Burglary Law looks that the prosecution and defense crimes of a defendant who is accused of entering a structure to commit an illegal act or commit theft. Most offenses in this category are a felony and if convicted can include up to a year or more in prison. States will impose stronger penalties if the structure was a home and if it was occupied…


What is assault Law?

July 20, 2017

Blog written by Barry K. Rothman Assault law looks into wrongful acts of physical contact that causes fear to another person. Offenders are prosecuted by the government, sued for civil damages by the victim, or both. Assault law tries to deter people from exhibiting threatening or aggressive behavior towards others. Criminal codes make actions of assault punishable with fines or up to one year in jail. Cases that involve deaths…


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

June 21, 2017

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…


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…