Medical Marijuana, Workplace Drug Policies, And Federal Law - Oh, My! A Quick Guide For Employers

23 September 2016
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Medical marijuana laws are constantly in flux throughout the U.S., which means that employers are often left wondering what to do when their company policies come head to head with an employee's legal marijuana use. Can you fire an employee for marijuana use when they're using it legally under your state's laws? This is what you need to know. You don't have to permit marijuana use on the job. While 25 states and the District of Columbia allow some form of medical marijuana use (or even recreational use), the laws in each state vary greatly. Read More 

Simple But Effective Ways To Convince A Jury That You Are A Strong Witness

22 July 2016
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Nobody really wants to be sitting in a courtroom with the possible exception of those whose careers revolve around a court of law. If you find yourself needing to go to court and be a witness, the good news is that preparation can help you establish yourself as credible without coming out and declaring what an honest, trustworthy person you are. Here are some essential ways that you can convince the jury that you are telling the truth and deserving of respect as a strong witness. Read More 

Personal Injury Claims: 4 Mistakes To Avoid If You Want A Shot At Winning

1 July 2016
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Regardless of how you've been injured, if you have suffered an injury, you may be owed monetary damages for lost wages, medical expenses and other losses. Unfortunately, in the midst of all the chaos, it isn't uncommon to make mistakes that can cost you your entire personal injury case. Here are four mistakes that are 100 percent preventable: 1. Failing to Seek Medical Care Immediately One mistake that can literally cost you your entire personal injury case is failing to obtain medical treatment immediately after the accident takes place. Read More 

How An Attorney Can Help If You Were Charged With Drug Possession

10 June 2016
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Are you facing criminal charges after getting caught with drugs in your vehicle during a traffic stop? The best way to get through your case with the lightest jail sentence is to invest in the assistance of a criminal attorney, especially if it isn't your first offense. This article will give you an understanding of some of the things that a criminal attorney can do to build a defense that is in your favor. Read More 

Using A Fire Pit At Your Upcoming Party? Practice Fire Safety

20 April 2016
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Fire pits, though they can be a lot of fun, can also be a danger to you and your guests. Accidents involving fire pits can lead to lawsuits. Following these safety rules can help protect you from liability in the event that one of your guests becomes injured as a result of your fire pit. Check the Weather Check the weather forecast before starting your fire. Wind speeds in excess of 10 miles per hour can lead the fire to spread to other parts of your yard and to other structures in the area. Read More