Disability Insurance and Lawyers

March 28, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Disability Insurance

DisabilityPeople with disabilities or individuals who obtain a disability while working, deserve special care and treatment. Disabilities can come to your life in various way and especially if you are working under high risk jobs, such as construction, working in the factory etc.

The common problem people face around the world is claiming for the disability insurance, and for that you need an expert lawyer to represent you. Because finding the right lawyers for your disability insurance case is important to your success, whether you’re suffering from long-term disability or partial disability. So, before you look for any attorneys, you need to clear out some points and questions that should be answered. For example, if you find yourself accused of a criminal offense, what would you do?

Deciding the Right Representation
While choosing lawyers for your disability claim, you need to bear in mind several considerations. Bur before you start, the first thing you should do is, file the claim yourself. If your case is approved, then you clear yourself of the hassle of sharing your monetary gains with your lawyer. But if it is the opposite way around, then you have no other recourse but to hire the services of credible legal practitioners before you continue filing a disability case.

Additionally, you need to make sense of if the cost of possible benefits will be worth exerting time and money as well as how much your expenses will be. If you have incurred permanent disabilities, then it may be hard for you to survive without a financial assistance.

The right lawyers for disability
When you have determined the necessity of hiring attorneys, you need to be guided by the following instructions so that you will be assured that your choice of representation is the right one for you.

  • You need to remember that disability laws have many similarities from criminal laws so it is very important that you pick lawyers who specialize in cases similar to yours.
  • Also choose a disability attorney who will honestly tell you about the chances in your claim.
  • Work with lawyers with whom you have a good understanding. Bear in mind that they have power over your medical history and in most instances, your criminal or financial background.
  • Try to avoid the attorneys who are tentative in discussing their successful cases to you.
  • Be aware of lawyers who collect fees at the beginning. Prominent law firms provide no-charge and no obligation consultations. Most of them do not even collect money unless they win the case.

There are lots of facilities for the people in the United States as there are some serious laws about the disabilities. However, if you live in Toronto, Canada, then you will find information about the attorneys of disabilities by searching the web using keywords like “disability lawyers Toronto” or “personal injury lawyer Toronto“.

Law Teacher of Australia Jailed for Nude Buttocks in Court

July 21, 2009 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Legal News

megumi ogawaOn Monday, a law lecturer of Australia was jailed for disrespect of court. As a teacher she really did a shame occurrence by pulling down her trousers and uncovering her buttocks to the judge. After watching her manners in the court, Stuart Durward said it was ‘disgusting behavior’.

In Brisbane court, 41-year-old Australian teacher, Megumi Ogawa, was ruling for four months’ jail. The ruling was taken on her after finding guilty of irritating the court officials. Throughout the earlier assessment, the court said the University of Southern Cross staff associate threatened court employees with death and also send them 83 emails with 176 telephone calls.

Ms Ogawa is an Associate lecturer of Law and Justice at Southern Cross University. In 1999 she came to Australia from Japan to finish her PhD in copyright and broadcast law.

Judge said Iraq War was a Political Issue

June 20, 2009 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Legal News

iraq warU.S. District Judge Jose Linares has dropped a lawsuit about Iraq war on Tuesday. Two moms of US army who deployed in Iraq failed in the attempt to sue against the Federal Government on the constitutionality of Iraq war.

The two old ladies and the group New Jersey Peace Action (NJPA) claimed former President J. Bush overstepped his power by attacking Iraq in the year 2003 without officially declaring war.

However, Judge Linares supported the Bush administration and said the courts did not get jurisdiction to rule on that was basically a political issue. He wrote in his verdict second-guessing Congress was not the magistracy’s duty.

Preet Bharara Join as US Attorney

May 18, 2009 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Legal News

preet bhararaUS President Barack Obama nominated an Indian-American lawyer Bharara to become the state Attorney for Southern District of New York. 40-year-old Bharara was advice to New York Democrat Senator Charles Schumer. He also played a vital role in the congressional inquiry of the Bush government’s dismissal of eight American Attorneys. Obama told of Bharara with five others named on last Friday

According to a White House announcement Obama said “This group of men and women have distinguished themselves as fair, tenacious and respected attorneys throughout their careers.” He added “They will serve their country with distinction as US Attorneys and it is my honor to nominate them for these esteemed positions.”

Biography of Bharara:

-Full Name: Preet Bharara

-Origin: Punjab, India

-Emigration: Emigrated to the U.S. in 1970 with his parents

-US Citizenship: Became U.S. citizen 1980

-Early Life: Growing in Monmouth County, New Jersey

-Graduation: Harvard University in 1990 and Columbia Law School in 1993

Achievement: South Asian Lawyer of the Year 2007 by the North American South Asian Bar Association

Career: worked at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, from 1993 to 1996.  After that join Washington-based Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman LLP (Dechert LLP)