If you're caring for a disabled adult, getting resources can feel impossible. Fortunately, a disability lawyer can help you file a disability claim on behalf of your loved one to get them the help they need.
Here are some of the steps a disability lawyer can help you take when filing a claim on behalf of a disabled adult in your care.
The Power of Attorney
If an adult is unable to care for themselves and relies on you for basic needs, filing for the power of attorney can help you make legal and financial decisions on their behalf.
If you have been hit and hurt by a careless driver, you can be paid for a number of losses. A loss is any way the other driver caused harm. That might be physical injuries, time missed from work, and more. Read on to find out the part your mental health, the quality of your sleep, and pain and suffering have to do with personal injury compensation.
When Sleep Suffers, Everything Suffers
You might think that your digital assets are the last thing on your mind when you are engaged in estate planning. However, digital assets can sometimes be very valuable and there may even be a legal battle over your digital assets after you pass away. Some digital assets, such as BitCoin, can even be worth millions of dollars.
Control of Your Online Presence
If you had an online presence that was important to you, control over your online presence after you pass away might be something you're concerned about.
When you enter a hospital or clinical practice for surgery, you expect to receive the best possible care from an experienced physician. You might think that the surgeon leaving an instrument inside your body is the least likely scenario, but errors during surgery are more common than people assume. It's estimated that more than 4,000 preventable surgical mistakes happen across the United States every year, costing approximately $1.3 billion in medical malpractice lawsuits.
If you are charged with a DUI, the prosecution case's strength mainly lies with the results of field sobriety tests. Your DUI attorney will try to gather evidence to claim the invalidity of the test results. Here are some common types of field sobriety tests.
Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)
This is when you involuntarily jerk your eyeballs. This gaze is achieved when your eyes are rotated in high peripheral angles. An intoxicated person has an exaggerated jerking of the eyes, which occurs at lower angles.