How To Help Your Business Avoid Patent Lawsuits

If your business is involved in developing new products, then you should be very careful with the issue of patent lawsuits. A patent lawsuit can cripple your business, especially if it drags on and on or involves an expensive product. Here are a few tips to avoid such lawsuits. Investigate At the Idea Stage Many people face patent infringement lawsuits either because they failed to investigate the existing patents or they did so late in the development of their products. [Read More]

California Court Decision Limits Malpractice Liability Of Workers' Comp Doctors

In the Golden State, when you're injured at work, you'll usually pursue any reimbursement for medical expenses, lost wages, and other injury-related costs through your employer's workers' compensation insurer. This setup protects both employers and employees—employers are able to avoid costly (and uncertain) personal injury lawsuits from employees injured at work, and employees are guaranteed a source of income when they're unable to work after an injury. But in order to receive workers' compensation benefits, injured workers must often go through a utilization review process to ensure the medical treatment being provided is necessary and appropriate. [Read More]

Doing Your Part With Workers' Compensation Insurance

There are few benefits more valuable than the ones offered by workers' comp insurance. This free (to you) form of insurance provides you with much-needed help when you get hurt at work or by a work-related injury or illness. You can get many benefits as a result, but the two most well-known ones are medical expense coverage and a partial salary while you're out of work. You must take part in this process by making the right moves, not just to get your benefits started but on a continual basis. [Read More]

Test Time: Understanding More About Field Sobriety Tests

Being arrested for a DUI is a devastating experience regardless of how it happened. Even if you are innocent of the charges, proving it can be difficult -- but with the help of an attorney, doing so is not impossible. There are many facets to a particular DUI case that can be challenged, so read on to learn a bit about the three main roadside tests and how these tests are far from the final say. [Read More]