How can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Help You Before Being Arrested?

The most important assistance a criminal defense lawyer can provide a client before an arrest is to clearly identify their rights. In the following section we will be outlining a client’s rights upon being arrested by law enforcement. As soon as you are arrested by police you must ask to speak to a criminal defense lawyer. It is your right to have access to a lawyer, which is often referred to as having a right to counsel. A right to counsel ensures a level of protection from self-incrimination. For example,…

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What Benefits to Expect from Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

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The Michigan Workers’ Compensation Act requires companies that mandate employees to work more than 35 hours every week to either carry workers’ compensation insurance or to certify that the company can self-insure against claims from injured workers. There are, of course, exceptions to this rule. A worker who experiences an injury while performing a work-related task, or suffers an illness directly related to the conditions of the workplace, qualifies for workers’ compensation benefits. This statement assumes the injured worker gave proper notice of the incident to the employer’s designated person,…

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What Is the State Policy in Michigan for Processing Workers Comp Claims?

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According to a report released by CBS News, a work-related injury happens every seven seconds. Getting hurt on the job is a scary and overwhelming time for most people. The initial thoughts that accompany injuries or illnesses as a direct result of your profession are often intimidating, filling our minds with uncertainty and fear. The good news is that you can start the process of filing a claim as soon as the incident takes place, by notifying your employer and beginning formal paperwork as soon as you can. Your employers’workers…

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