Most people don’t know whether to classify lawyers as contractors or employees. In certain instances, the distinction is quite clear. For example, when a lawyer is hired for consulting services and paid a flat fee or contingent fee, then it is obviously an independent contract engagement. The distinction between a contracted lawyer and one that is engaged as an employee counts a lot in matters to do with taxation.
United states traffic regulators charge thousands of individuals with “driving under the influence” (DUI) on an annual basis. In California, for example, their Highway Patrol reported 95 DUI arrest cases over the July 4th weekend of 2011 in San Diego alone. This is a little more than 2010’s 86. Over the 2011 Day weekend break, San Diego traffic regulators reported 84 arrests, 12 points greater than the previous year’s 72. Throughout California, the Day weekend break wrapped up with 1,399 arrests, somewhat up from 2010’s 1,360. Of these DUI instances, there have been 16 deaths, five more than the year before.
Though the birth of a baby is one of the most joyous events of a parent’s life, of every 1,000 babies delivered in the U.S., five experience birth injuries. These injuries can result when a baby does not have enough oxygen during , or when a doctor uses medical devices improperly. When this happens, a competent birth injury attorney can help you seek redress.