Month: February 2015

What to Do When Your Insurance Policy is Canceled

Shocked by Canceled Insurance Plan
Canceled insurance is a shocking, frightening, and potentially complex situation.

One of the worst feelings in the world is getting a letter in the mail from your insurance company, announcing that your policy has been canceled during the term of insurance. Whether it’s a home, auto, life or other insurance policy, being without coverage can be downright frightening. Not to mention confusing: What went wrong? Can this be fixed? How can they do this to me, after I’ve been a loyal customer? Read More

What Qualifies as Medical Malpractice

When you don’t know if what you’ve experienced is considered medical malpractice, then it can be difficult to know where to begin figuring it out. Med mal is an especially complex area of law, and you need an attorney to determine the validity of the case as well as represent it. Read More

What is the difference between child custody and child visitation?

Parents and Children – Custody and Visitation
Custody and visitation define how parents and children stay connected.

When a couple decides to separate or divorce, it is necessary to legally determine where the children will live, who will have the responsibility to make decisions concerning the children, and how the parents will share time with the children. In order to answer these questions, the couple needs to try to work together to figure out child custody and child visitation arrangements. Read More

How much maternity leave is allowable in California?

Length of Maternity Leave in California
In California, a few employment laws dictate the duration of maternity leave.

Whether you are already expecting a baby or you are in the process of starting a family, it’s important to understand how much maternity leave you are entitled to as an employee in the state of California. The good news is, California’s employment laws offer more leave to pregnant women than most other states in the U.S. Mothers who want or need to spend more time caring for and bonding with a newborn have that option. Read More

How to Report an Injury at Work

Getting injured at work can be a devastating experience. Not only can it affect your ability to perform your duties; it can alsoInjured at work - LRIS blog dramatically impact other areas of your life. This is why it’s important to know how to report an injury at work to the right people and at the right time, so that you can get back to your normal activities. Read More

What happens to an estate if there is no will available?

Questions about Probate Law – What If No Will
Questioning What to Do If There is No Will

The trauma of losing a love one can be devastating, and the emotions of everyone involved are often complicated and intense. If the decedent took the time to legally prepare a will, then the executor can manage the distribution of assets according to probate law. But if there is no living will to assign the assets, then there are a few differences in the way an estate is handled. Read More