Has someone else’s negligence caused you serious personal injury? Don’t try and negotiate with the insurance company yourself, who downplay your injury, and will not offer you the settlement you deserve.
At GDH Law, we have vast experience in dealing with automobile accidents, insurance, police records, compensation, unpaid time off and all of the things that go with the stress of everything from a small fender bender to a major accident.
Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a doctor (or other medical professional) who fails to competently perform his or her medical duties. The rules about medical malpractice — from when you must bring your lawsuit to whether you must notify the doctor ahead of time, vary from state-to-state. Let us help you figure it all out.
Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue their employer for the tort of negligence.
Business law deals with the creation of new businesses and the issues that arise as existing businesses interact with the public, other companies, and the government. This area of the law draws on a variety of legal disciplines, including tax law, intellectual property, real estate, sales, employment law, bankruptcy, and others.
Employment law governs the rights and duties between employers and workers. Also referred to as labor law, these rules are primarily designed to keep workers safe and make sure they are treated fairly, although laws are in place to protect employers’ interests as well. Employment laws are based on federal and state constitutions, legislation, administrative rules, and court opinions. A particular employment relationship may also be governed by contract.
The term civil litigation refers to a legal dispute between two or more parties that seek money damages or specific performance rather than criminal sanctions. Several common types of civil litigation include environmental law, housing law, products liability, intellectual property, labor and employment, and antitrust.
Family law (also called matrimonial law) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations, including: Marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships, adoption and surrogacy, child abuse and child abduction, the termination of relationships and ancillary matters, including divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, child custody and visitation, child support and alimony awards, juvenile adjudication, paternity testing and paternity fraud.