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Are You Driving on a Suspended License?

A valid driver’s license holds the key to so many things in life, including the freedom to drive without fear of repercussions. If your driver’s license is suspended after a DUI or other criminal charge, you find yourself unable to do so much as get behind the wheel of a car. If you choose ignore the law by driving with a suspended license, you are placing yourself at serious risk of further legal action.

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Everything You Need to Know about Bail

Only Monopoly has a “Get Out of Jail Free” card. In real life, it is essential that you understand the basics of bail so that you can get yourself out of jail as quickly and efficiently as possible. When you are arrested for a crime, posting bail gives you the opportunity to go home until you are due back in court. However, not all bail is the same. The amount and type of bail you will be required to pay depends heavily on the circumstances of your arrest.

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3 Reasons You Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

workers compensationYour job is meant to provide you with a salary and safe environment, but you may nonetheless endure an injury or disease as a result of your workplace conditions. Florida law dictates workers’ compensation so that it provides a low-conflict means for employees injured on the job to recover their losses. However, not all workers’ compensation cases are settled quickly and easily. You may find that an experienced workers’ compensation attorney can help you recover more compensation and resolve your case quickly.

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What Does Prescription Drug Malpractice Look Like?

More Americans rely on prescription drugs to stay healthy than ever before. According to the Center for Disease Control, the sale of prescription opioids in the United States nearly quadrupled between 1999 and 2014. It’s not just opioids, either; as a society we have become increasingly dependent on pharmaceutical drugs to fix issues like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other conditions.

This puts the wellness and safety of average Americans into the hands of those preparing prescriptions. If a prescription is handled incorrectly in any way, the patient involved could become incredibly ill or even die. Because of this, prescription drug malpractice has risen in prominence over the years. Since it’s likely that you have taken prescriptions yourself, a strong understanding of prescription drug malpractice may one day be important to you! Read More

How Will Criminal Charges Impact Your Driving Privileges?

Unless you live in a large city like New York or Chicago, driving is nothing short of a necessity for even the most basic tasks like grocery shopping and commuting to work. You may not fully appreciate the convenience of driving yourself around on a regular basis, but if criminal charges place your driving privileges in jeopardy, you will suddenly come to appreciate the true value of driving. The truth is that criminal charges, even those unrelated to driving, can threaten your driving privileges and force you into the inconvenient position of carpooling, riding your bike, or relying on public transportation for months or even years. Read More

3 Most Commonly Asked Questions about Warrants

The legal system is incredibly complex, and without an understanding of the specific tactics used within the justice system, you risk accidentally surrendering your rights. Documents like warrants are frequently utilized to handle court issues, so make sure you understand them! A warrant is a type of legal document that authorizes the police to take certain actions against a citizen. Warrants most commonly exist as bench warrants, arrest warrants, and VOP warrants. Read More

Did a Hollywood, Florida Nursing Home Commit Medical Malpractice?

If The Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills in Hollywood, Florida wasn’t familiar with handling lawsuits before, it will be now. Hurricane Irma slammed into southern Florida on September 10 and pummeled cities like Miami and Ft. Lauderdale. While many homeowners and businesses evacuated or took extensive efforts to protect themselves from storm damage, The Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills failed to take the actions necessary to protect its patients. As a result, 12 residents from the home have died and families are filing lawsuits without hesitation. Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about Social Security Disability

For so many Floridians, Social Security disability benefits make it possible to meet financial obligations in the face of unexpected long-term or permanent disabilities. For other Floridians, Social Security disability benefits are desperately needed but denied by the government. If you are suffering from a severe medical condition that impairs your ability to earn a living, you can apply for Social Security disability today and, if needed, hire an attorney to challenge your denial in court. Read More

Understanding Your Right to Counsel

If you’ve ever watched an episode of Law and Order, you can probably visualize the common scene in which the detectives attempt to interrogate a suspect, only to have that suspect declare his right to counsel before any other questioning occurs. Television drama aside, such scenes capture an important component of the legal system that can’t be overlooked. Any criminal defendant has a right to an attorney, also known as counsel, according to the Fifth and Sixth Amendments of the U.S Constitution. Read More

Your Guide to the Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Consumers rely upon product manufacturers to sell safe and reliable products, but unfortunately that isn’t always the case. Many companies have been sued or forced out of business for making and selling products that threaten user health and wellness. Johnson & Johnson is one such company that is currently suffering from the consequences of selling a product with questionable safety.

Talcum powder, often known as baby powder, is made from talc, a mineral composed of magnesium, oxygen, and silicon. It’s perfect for keeping skin dry and preventing rashes. Women commonly use talcum powder to dust their genital region, and it’s common to sprinkle it on babies during diaper changes. However, it is now believed that talc-based powders used over long periods of time by women in the genital region are associated with ovarian cancer. Read More