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7 Reasons Why Law Firm Diversity Intiatives Fail

Posted on July 4, 2021 by Adam Eaglin
Many law firms understand the importance of building a diverse workforce.The changing demographics within the United States have indicated to companies that diversity is an important goal that will affect the business's viability and ultimately the bottom line.In response, many companies have launched diversity recruiting efforts designed to attract more women and lawyers of color into the company...

What is a "Pour-Over Will?"

Posted on June 17, 2021 by Adam Eaglin
One of important pieces of your estate plan is the"pour-over will."Yet, a lot of people don't understand what it is, what it does, or why it's required.First, what's a"pour-over will?"Simply put, It's a last will and testament that says that ifThere's an advantage that was left from your revocable living trust, then the lost advantage is to be placed ("poured over") into your revocable living trust so the missing asset will be transferred together with the other assets of your revocable living trust...

Placing A Value On Your Personal Injury Claim

Posted on May 18, 2021 by Adam Eaglin
To be adequately compensated for what you have gone through you have to have accumulated what is identified in the area of insurance claims as"Special Damages".These are the Medical bills, your Lost Wages and each dollar paid out to assist with your recovery.When constructing the value of a personal injury claim there are several key elements you should be aware of:LIABILITY: In the huge majority of automobile accidents it is clear who was to blame...

What is a Mesothelioma Lawyer?

Posted on April 14, 2021 by Adam Eaglin
Mesothelioma lawyers deal specifically with cases concerning people being exposed to asbestos in the work environment.Asbestos was used as a building material years ago because it wasn't flammable and didn't conduct electricity.However, later studies have shown that it can cause some forms of cancer.Mesothelioma, a form of cancer that affects the inner lining of the chest, is one of these kinds of cancer...

Legal Considerations for Raising Capital

Posted on March 18, 2021 by Adam Eaglin
There are numerous legal considerations every entrepreneur must face when starting a new business, and raising startup capital is one that can be fraught with risk.Hiring a qualified securities attorney isn't a luxury; it is a requirement for businesses seeking to raise capital from third parties.Some of the key general considerations are:O Properly organizing the business as business entity under state law;O Ensuring the firm has issued sufficient authorized shares of stock of the same type that will be offered to investors;O Be sure that any existing and possible legal issues are solved before issuing stock to investors;O Have an experienced securities attorney analyze the federal securities laws, along with the securities laws of any state where stock may be provided to potential investors, to make sure the company and its investment offer complies with these laws;O Have your lawyer clarify in writing the potential personal liabilities of the organization's directors and officers if the company violates any federal or state securities laws in raising capital...