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…

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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…

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Three steps to filing a malpractice lawsuit

Blog submitted by Dane Levy Attorney of www.Dentalmal.com, 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
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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…

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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…

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Knowing When to Hold Your Tax Accountant Responsible

April 10, 2017

Many of us use an accountant to help file our taxes every year. Often times, throughout the year, we’ll seek their guidance for a number of matters to make sure we don’t incur unnecessary taxes by accident. However, just because they’re an accountant doesn’t mean they can’t make mistakes. When they do, it’s often up to you to confront them about the matter and possible seek out a tax attorney…

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Bullying laws in New Jersey

March 20, 2017

The state of New Jersey was one of the first states in the US to initiate anti-bullying laws. The law prompted a further 14 states in the US to pass anti-bullying laws. The laws in New Jersey focuses on fighting against bullying in all schools in the state. This bill defines bullying as harmful action towards another student and includes any other acts that infringe on a student’s individual and…

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The services a construction consulting services firm provides

March 10, 2017

Written by Lyle Charles Most reputed construction consulting services will provide years of experience and knowledge to assist a project to meet its goals. Consultants will also help the project’s team to meet challenges that arise with owners, contractors, engineers, and architects throughout the construction process. Construction consulting service firms will offer some of the following services; Construction management – A construction management team will usually be assigned to specific projects…

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What is an alibi and how it works?

February 20, 2017

An alibi means that the defendant can demonstrate evidence in a criminal case that they were somewhere other than the scene of the crime. The defendant can rely on another witness to testify in person that they were with or in the same room/area as the defendant. The defendant does not have to take the stand if she/he feels that their past may be questioned and their credibility may be…

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Qualifying your potential construction expert witness

January 12, 2017

Written by Lyle Charles In order to win a construction defect case, it is vital to hire the right construction expert witness that can reduce liabilities and damages that a construction company will have to pay. The construction expert hired for the case should also be able to communicate complex processes into simple language that judges, juries, and arbitrators can easily understand. Therefore qualifying and vetting your construction expert witness is…

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