Starting Your Career As a Personal Trainer? Five Ways to Protect Yourself from a Lawsuit

As a personal trainer, you have the opportunity to help people change their lives for the better as they start the journey to greater fitness. Part of your business, however, should be making sure that you do all you can to reduce your personal liability for any injuries that your clients might face. Here's how you can conduct your business while protecting yourself from becoming responsible for any damages in a personal-injury case. Read More 

Pulled Over For A DUI? Here’s What Happened & How Your Job Security May Be Impacted

There's no doubt about it—people make mistakes. Some mistakes, however, can cause what seems like a never-ending, gloomy downward spiral that begins in a state of oblivion and wreaks havoc on the person's job stability... like getting pulled over one night while intoxicated from alcohol. If you have been pulled over and charged with a DUI recently, you may be wondering about what happened that fateful night and questions about your future job security, especially since a DUI conviction can be expensive. Read More 

Working As A Freelancer? Here’s What You’ll Want To Know About Workers’ Compensation

Thanks to the rise of the "gig economy," a growing number of Americans are turning to freelancing as a way to earn a living. Currently, 53 million workers -- or 34 percent of the U.S. workforce -- are freelancers, with that number set to rise to 40 percent by 2020. Working as an independent contractor means operating under a different set of rules, especially when it comes to workers' compensation benefits. Read More 

Injured By An Indiana Physician? What Should You Know About Recent Changes To State Malpractice Laws?

If you've recently undergone a serious medical procedure and aren't recovering as quickly as you'd hoped, you may be alarmed to learn that your delayed recovery isn't through any fault of your own body but a slip-up during surgery or even a mistake in the amount of medication prescribed after surgery. Ordinarily, the proper remedy for those injured by physician negligence is a medical malpractice lawsuit. However, your ability to collect the full spectrum of potential available damages may be altered after the passage of a 2015 law raising the cap on medical malpractice judgments in Indiana. Read More 

3 Goals Trial Attorneys Have In Criminal Cases

If you were recently arrested for a crime, your best bet at walking away with an innocent verdict (or reduced charges) will require hiring a great trial attorney. A trial attorney will represent you in your case, and good trial attorneys have several main goals during criminal cases. Here are three of the main goals the attorney you select should have when representing you in your criminal case. Choose The Right Jurors Read More