What is the Jones Act and What Should a Lawyer Know About It?
Oceans cover 71% of the world’s surface area. And though the oceans aren’t inhabited as much as metropolitan areas like Houston, it’s not a lawless territory. We’re not talking about pirates scouring the high seas. We’re talking about the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, otherwise known as the Jones Act. ...Read More
When You Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit
We often hear about wrongful death cases in the media. In August of this year, for example, the deceased performer Prince’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit claims that certain medical professionals failed the singer in the weeks preceding his death. What, however, are the terms which ...Read More
Worker’s Comp Denied? Here’s What to Do Next
Over 150 Americans are killed per day due to work-related causes. Another 3.8 million suffer from work-related injuries or diseases each year. Unfortunately, even if a working environment clearly led to an injury, some businesses are reluctant to provide workers’ compensation benefits. If you recently had your workers comp ...Read More
4 Common Reasons You Should Hire a Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Have you or a loved one been a victim of medical errors? Medical errors are one of the leading medical malpractice causes for lawsuits. Yet, this isn’t the only medical misconduct that can end in a malpractice settlement or case. A medical malpractice claim arises when a healthcare professional ...Read More