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What To Expect During Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy case will last up to five years from the time the plan begins, and your life will be different than normal during this time. While there will be changes that occur because of this plan, it can really help you overcome debt issues and creditor collections, and this is why people choose to use it. Here are several things you should expect while you are going through your Chapter 13 case.

Executor Of An Estate? Signs You Should Hire A Probate Attorney

Accepting the role as the executor of an estate can be a very hefty responsibility. Trying to round up the beneficiaries and making sure everyone gets what the deceased person assigned to them can take some serious work. If you find yourself in this position and start feeling overwhelmed, you should know that there is hope. Here are a few of the top signs indicating that you should hire a probate attorney to help you through this time.

Disclosure: A Critical Part Of Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Investing in commercial real estate can be lucrative, but it can come with some pitfalls that could end up costing you a significant amount of money. Most buyers take the time needed to have a thorough property inspection completed, but a property inspection might not reveal all of the problems that come along with a certain property. Disclosures are required by law from the seller to help avoid unwanted surprises for the buyer once the purchase is complete.

Can A Disability Discrimination Claim Be Barred By Workers' Compensation?

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related state legislation, eligible employers must provide reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities—including workers who are injured on the job. The ADA also prohibits employers from discriminating against an employee (or job applicant) solely on the basis of a protected disability. But in some states, including Louisiana, ADA and other disability discrimination-related claims may be superseded by state workers' compensation statutes and regulations.

Do You Have A Valid Case In The Eyes Of The Law For Medical Malpractice?

If you believe you may have a valid claim for medical malpractice against your doctor or a hospital where you were treated, then your personal injury attorney will have to prove a couple of main points when your case makes it into a courtroom. Your lawyer will need to prove the medical provider acted outside of the current medical standards of care and that this action caused you damages.  Below you will find a short explanation of each of these important aspects of a medical malpractice case to help you make a preliminary determination if you have a valid case in the eyes of the law or not: