Can My Situation Warrant Action for Personal Injury?

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Injuries | 0 comments

The term ‘personal injury’ itself is an umbrella term for quite a number of cases. After all, legally speaking, it is meant to cover any injury that is done unto a person through the negligent actions of another party, whether the action was intentional or accidental, according to the website of the Ravid Law Firm. Citing information from the website of lawyers Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, even neglect can count as a kind of injury; such is the case of some known nursing home abuse cases.

Due to the broad scope that the term holds, it can be difficult to decipher on whether or not your case warrants legal action under personal injury. For example, if you were accidentally hit in the face by a baseball via some children playing in their yard, there is injury present and another party that was responsible for it. Technically speaking, this kind of situation could be covered by personal injury, but should it? Well, it can be then quite tricky.

Most personal injury cases are filed due to the gravity of the injury done unto the victim. Going back to the baseball situation, was the victim only given a black eye at most or did the victim end up with a traumatic brain injury because of the ball’s impact? There are so many variables to consider that this branch of the law can be one of the most complicated, due to its personalized nature.

To add to the injury, personal injury laws are usually state laws with only very few of them being federal laws. This means that what happens in Houston, Texas may not be the kind of legal situation that Milwaukee personal injury attorneys are used to. The differences may be infinitesimal in nature but these little details could make or break any given case.

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Is Functional Employment Testing Worth the Investment?

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Employment | 0 comments

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure it out, right? After all, there are a lot of people in the world at large who need to be employed and if you need workers, all you need to do is put out a sign and all your problems are solved at the first “you’re hired!”

Unfortunately, that’s not exactly the way the world works.

More often than not, in this day and age, simpler and more rudimentary tasks are handed over to technology in order to both save time and effort that could be used elsewhere. People are getting called in order to be specialists or have intimate knowledge with a certain task in order to be qualified for it. After all, a business or a company cannot thrive if nobody knows how to make heads or tails out of anything in the industry – or if they even have the right kind of attitude towards the work that needs to be done.

Functional employment testing takes care of that precaution as it also evades possible scams of potential employees pretending to have an injury or an ailment that was not proven through thorough testing. It can also survey if employees are up to the task or if another position or industry would be better for them altogether. It benefits both parties as the testing can allow for two parties meet in the middle, thereby working to make each other grow as they work.

According to the WorkSTEPS website, this kind of preventative measure allows for companies to not have to worry about the employees’ capabilities within the workforce. A professional relationship that is built on mutual trust and respect through transparency of capabilities and the willingness to learn can only benefit the company in the long run.

Having these precautions can save you a lot of time, money, and effort in the long run – so really, it’s up to you to decide on whether or not you think the testing is worth the investment.

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What Do I Get by Selling my Mineral Rights?

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Mneral Rights | 0 comments

More often than not, if you own something – you won’t want to let go of it. This is a pack rat generation, after all, consumed with the idea of keeping everything within arm’s reach so that nothing need ever be lost again. This can be dangerous behavior as most things in this world are meant to be enjoyed and what is the use of having something when you cannot use it for your own needs?

Such is the case with owning mineral rights that you don’t quite know how to deal with. After all, would it not be an investment to just hold on to these rights and wait until the market is just right for you? Unfortunately, that is not quite as ideal a plan as it might have once been. This market is not the easiest one that has a growth that is particularly easy to navigate if you don’t know your way around. It is only all too common for people to hold on to their mineral rights and never receive the payoff that these rights might have given the owner, had the rights been sold.

By selling your mineral rights, you could ease yourself of any burden that comes with owning these rights. Most owners of mineral rights are constantly bombarded by buyers who do not nearly give the owners a fair price for their property, at the thought that the owners are not quite familiar with the industry or what their rights are actually worth. That is why it is somewhat more preferable to consult with experienced professionals in this industry in order to get a price range for your property that is both fair to you and for the buyer who is interested in these mineral rights.

There are also taxes that come with owning these rights and so, by relinquishing them to a buyer who is more than adept in the mineral industry, you would no longer be tied to that industry.

If you or someone you know is considering selling their mineral rights, remember to think it through and consult an experienced professional in order to be fully informed with your personal decision.

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