More and more often, people who suffer from mental issues like depression, anxiety, and other disorders are recognized as having a legitimate impairment. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has joined many who now allow those suffering from various mood disorders to apply for and receive Social Security benefits. If you are among the thousands of workers unable to do your job because of mental impairments, read on for some tips that might help you gain the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits you need that much quicker. [Read More]
What Belongs In Your Intellectual Property Protection Toolkit?
The job of all intellectual property protection attorneys is to provide their clients with a toolkit that can be used to defend their rights and interests. As someone looking into how to protect your IP, you deserve to know what those tools are. Here are four of the biggest ways intellectual property protection attorneys help their clients. Properly Registering IP Yes, there's a good chance you already had some idea about the registration of things like copyrights, patents, and trademarks with government agencies. [Read More]
Plaintiff Categorization In Premise Liability Cases
Premises liability laws categorize injury victims into three groups. The category determines the duty of care, and hence liability, of the defendant towards the accident victim. Below is an overview of these three categories. Invitees An invitee is anyone who is on the property at the invitation of the property owner. There is no difference between express and implied invitation. An express invitation is one where the property owner specifically asks the visitor to their property. [Read More]
Are There Any Alternatives To Divorce?
If you keep having thoughts about a divorce lately, it is perhaps because you are experiencing significant problems in your marriage. A lot of couples go through difficult times in their marriages, and many will end up seeking a divorce at some point or another. If you are not sure if a divorce is the best option for you, though, you might want to know if there are alternative options. There is not a solution that is equivalent to divorce, but here are a few options that are closely related. [Read More]