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Rights and Duties of an Advocate


Introduction An Advocate in this sense is an expert in the field of law. Distinctive nations' lawful frameworks utilize the term with fairly varying implications. The wide proportional in numerous English law-based wards could be an advocate or a specialist. In any case, in Scottish, South African, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Polish, South Asian and South American locales, advocate shows a legal advisor of predominant arrangement. "Backer" is in a few dialects a honorific for attorneys, for example, "Adv. Sir Alberico Gentili". "Promoter" additionally has the regular significance of standing up to help another person, for example, persistent backing or the help anticipated from a chose legislator; those faculties are not secured by this article. In India, the law identifying with the Advocates is the Advocates Act, 1961 presented and concocted by Ashok Kumar Sen, the then law priest of India, which is a law go by the Parliament and...

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Work Related Injuries On The Rise Among Older Workers

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More and more, early retirement is a thing of the past. The number of older people in the workforce has increased in the last decade. Workers aged 55 and older accounted for 19% of the U.S. workforce in 2009 compared to 12 percent in 2003. They comprise the fastest-growing segment of the working population according to federal officials. This means that work related injuries among older workers will continue to rise. Although these workers do not have an increased risk of injury overall compared to younger workers, they are at a higher risk of suffering more serious injuries. Fractures and hip injuries are seen more commonly in older workers for falls from stairs, ladders and heights. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in 2009 of all the nonfatal injuries that resulted in lost work days, 210,830 of the injuries, or 17%, occurred among older...

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Managing a Law Firm: Addressing the Obstacles

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Law firms, especially those that are small and solo, are confronted with an abundance of obstacles. The latter are building blocks to its success. That being said, it’s important to address these obstacles properly, which can be done by keeping in mind the things that will be briefly mentioned in the rest of this post. Managing your Client’s Bills A lot of small law firms have a difficulty in reconciling bills of their clients. With this, one of the most promising solutions would be the use of a legal management software. With the various legal software features, it will be easier for the firm to customize their invoices and take care of billings all at once. Even taxation will be a lot easier, providing an assurance that you will pay what you owe the government. It will also make it possible to connect to your firm without being physically present. Looking...

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Philadelphia Traffic Safety Campaign


The City of Philadelphia is a month in to its "Drive Right, Ride Right, Walk Right" campaign. The campaign, launched in February, features messages on bus shelters, buses and subway cars, reminding commuters to exercise safety. The $125,000 campaign is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

According to the Mayor, a pedestrian is hit by a car every four hours in Philadelphia. "The economic cost of traffic accidents in Philadelphia exceeds $1 billion a year. The personal costs of traffic tragedies are incalculable," says the Mayro. Adds Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Utilities Rina Cutler: "We need to pay special attention to pedestrians because we are all pedestrians. We need to target the most dangerous and annoying behaviors of cyclists. We need to remind drivers that city streets aren't highways. At the end of the day, this is about making sure everyone gets home safely."

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Technology in the Legal Sector


It is safe to say that we are firmly into 2018 now, and the first month of this year has been filled with brand new technology that is set to change the way we live our day to day lives. Not only has it changed the way that we live our lives but it has changed many different sectors of business. As technology progresses at this pace, we should probably look at what this means for the legal sector. Firms all over the world are adopting and investing in new technology to effectively compete with the other competition out there. Not only do they need to use this technology to compete with other firms, but clients are wanting more and more engagement with technology in all of the sectors of business. In this respect, the legal sector is quite far behind but they are catching up rapidly. According to SEO experts,...

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