The World of Business Litigation Attorneys- What Can You Expect from a Career in Litigation?...

Becoming a lawyer sounds like a lot of fun, right? Watching TV series like Suits and How to Get Away with Murder makes the legal practice seem like a very simple thing and an exciting one for that matter. This cannot be further from the case. Lawyers are among the best paid professionals on this planet. The sad bit is that law schools are not filling up as they should. Very few people are interested in becoming lawyers. This is because of the tough process that it is to get to that destination. The best thing about the legal practice is the fact that you can choose an area to concentrate on such as litigation. What is a litigation lawyer? You have probably come across many different titles of legal practitioners. There are the personal injury lawyers who are increasing in popularity as each and every day passes by. Related to personal injury are the fields of wrongful death and medical malpractice law. There are also criminal lawyers who deal with criminal cases. If a case is not criminal in nature, then it is a civil case. This is where the civil litigation lawyers come into the equation. What exactly does a litigation lawyer do? Litigation lawyers are basically attorneys who deal with lawsuits most of the time. Their main duty is to take the lawsuit to court and find ways to win the case. This is as basic as the definition of a litigation lawyer can get. If you would like get into litigation law, then you should be ready to tackle lawsuits of all kinds. Essentially, personal injury lawyers as well as the medical malpractice attorneys are litigation lawyers. They deal with lawsuits of this nature. There are also the litigation attorneys who deal with business matters specifically. The dynamics of business litigation Business litigation is one field of legal practice that is very lucrative, particularly for people who have a keen interest in the world of business. You might not have the grace to handle personal injury cases but you have a working knowledge of issues like copyright and other business-related cases. In such a case, business litigation would be a good career path for you to pursue. A business litigation attorney therefore works by representing a business entity in the legal process of the lawsuit. The types of business lawsuits are as many and as varied as there are businesses. The lawsuit could range from...

Scotland as a Bucket List Destination...

By Rory Ryan Scotland is a nation rich in history and natural beauty. It is a country that contains some of the world’s most amazing scenery and, as the place which gave us the sport of golf, is home to some of the most outstanding golf courses on the planet. Scotland is very much a country which has something to offer for people of all interests. Did you know that, in 2014, Scotland welcomed more than 15 million visitors, who contributed a total of £4.7 billion to its economy? Also, Scotland’s 500 golf courses – amongst them the world famous St. Andrew’s and Carnoustie – accounted for more than £220 million worth of income to the country, while its 50 whiskey distilleries draw more than 1.3 million tourists each year. This infographic by Links Golf Ireland (http://www.linksgolf-ireland.com/) highlights some of the reasons why Scotland is one of the richest tourist havens on offer across the world. It not only features world-renowned golf courses and whiskey distilleries steeped in history; it also plays host to a variety of colorful festivals and beautiful castles. Scotland really is a country that should be on the bucket list of any serious, or even casual, worldwide explorer. www.linksgolf-ireland.com  Bio Rory Ryan works as a Tour Planner for Irish-based golf tour operator Links Golf Ireland. He is part of a team which boasts a wealth of experience in both the golf and hospitality sectors, and which prides the satisfaction of its clients above all else by paying stringent attention to detail in his tour planning. If you would like to submit a guest post on food, wine or travel to Where and What in the World, I would be happy to feature your travel experience , drink, special wine tasting, or family or simply delicious recipe. If you go to submission tab, you will see how to submit, as well as have the opportunity of telling me if you would like to would like to be a regular contributor. When uploading a file for submission, you are also able to upload jpgs. Please feel free to put a last paragraph about you and a link to your profile. No html please. You can also include a head...

Everything You Need To Know About America’s Best National Parks...

The United States is such a huge country. And thanks to its vast size, there are a number of fantastic landscapes to explore. The best landscapes have been cornered off and protected as national parks. These areas of outstanding natural beauty are some of the best places in the country for a vacation. But which national parks are the best? Here’s our pick of the top ones.     Yosemite Valley, California The Yosemite Valley is probably the most famous of all the national parks in America. The park’s terrain ranges from rugged desert landscape to lush forests hugging rivers. The best way to explore is certainly by hiking or mountain biking. One of the park’s highlights is the mighty Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in North America. There are many other impressive sights as well, including the El Capitan and Three Brothers rock formations. It’s not just hikers and bikers who will love Yosemite. It’s also worth going if you want to spend your vacation fishing, camping, and rock climbing.   Pinnacles, California   Drive just two hours south of San Francisco and you’ll come to the Pinnacles national park. There’s plenty of driving to get to the park, so it’s best buying or hiring a comfortable RV for the journey. Once you’re there, you can see huge condors flying just off the coast. In fact, the park is famous for its successful condor recovery program. There are loads of rock-climbing routes along the rugged coastline. Those who don’t have a head for heights can stick to the many hikes and nature trails.   Acadia, Maine   There are more striking seascapes and epic coastline at the Acadia National Park in Maine. This large park spans all the way up to the large Mount Desert Island. The best way to see all of the park is to drive the 20-mile Park Loop Road that circles the entire park. When you’ve had enough of all the hiking and driving, you can find a quiet spot on one of the park’s sandy beaches to relax.   Grand Canyon, Arizona   There are many ways to see Arizona’s impressive Grand Canyon. Book an exciting helicopter trip down into the canyon. Hike along the canyon’s edge. Enjoy some white water rafting along the Colorado River. There are multiple ways to see this impressive natural landmark. The Grand Canyon is the second most visited national park in the country. So if you want...

Jamaica Inspired End of Summer Dishes...

Labor Day is just around the corner and that means another summer has come and gone. Since it must end, we might as well end it with a culinary bang. Chef Sam Davis, who Linkedin recently profiled, has been wowing New Yorkers for the last few years with her Jamaica-inspired recipes. The private chef and caterer has made numerous public appearances and has maintained that bringing a piece of Jamaica into your home is not only doable but quite easy.   Below are two of her recipes that will not only give life to your Labor Day festivities but they will leave you considering those unused vacation days are best spent on the white sand beaches of Jamaica. Sweet and Spicy Wings Ingredients 2.5 lbs. chicken wings 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon Allspice 1 tablespoon garlic 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons Grace Foods Organic Coconut Oil 1/3 cup Grace Foods Sweet and Spicy hot sauce Salt and pepper to taste Method: Cut and clean chicken wings. Place in a large bowl and add all ingredients except for the hot sauce (set to the side). Place wings on the grill and sear each side for 2-3 minutes or until sufficiently brown. Then move chicken to warm side and let rest for 25-30 minutes. Once they are done place the wings In a large bowl, pour in the sweet and spicy hot sauce. Spoon the hot wings into the bowl and gently toss until every wing is lightly covered. Garnish with scallion. Mango Coleslaw: Ingredients: 1 large head green cabbage 1 medium head red cabbage 2 carrots grated 1 medium red onion thinly sliced in half moons 3 mangoes (cut from the pit and julienned) 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup mango juice 1/4 cup Grace Classic Coconut Milk 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Method: Cut both heads of cabbage into fourths and thinly slice. Grate both carrots. Thinly slice onion. Julienne all mangoes. Place all vegetables and the mango into a large bowl. Add in all vinegar, mango juice, coconut milk and toss. Next add sugar, salt and black pepper, toss. Taste and adjust salt and sugar to taste. Enjoy.   For information on how to use those vacation days, log onto visitjamaica.com for details on where to stay and a myriad of activities suitable for any taste. Thank you Barney Bishop from Finn Partners for sharing this...

Excellent Qualities to Look Out For In Caregivers...

By James Ferguson Choosing one caregiver over another is among the toughest decisions you can make. You do not want to regret any decision made and you’ll have to find the deal breaker in one of the available options. The following qualities will guide you: They have clean criminal records This isn’t to say that all people with criminal records are bad, but a person with many taints in their past is hard to trust. A caregiver will be responsible for taking care pf the home and the elderly who may or may not be sick. This means that they should be of good morals, and able to work through the toughest and the most tempting situations. There is a high rate of moral decadence and you wouldn’t want your loved one in unsafe hands. Therefore, have a caregiver with a clean criminal past for that desired peace of mind. They are considered the new generation caregivers What this means is that the caregiver doesn’t have to be young. With the ever rising number of baby boomers, the need for excellent and understanding caregivers has increased. This means that everyone capable of offering care to persons in need, elderly or not will offer the service. There is a high number of seniors still capable of working who don’t mind taking up second jobs or being active. Getting one of these would be the best caregiver to go for. An elderly caregiver is at a better position to understand the needs of the elderly individual. Able to make confident and sound judgment A great caregiver has the capability of understanding what an elderly or a sick person needs even when the patient is unable to communicate eloquently. This is possible with years of experience and personalized care that gives an individual the capacity to understand non-verbal cues and take care of these needs. Intuitiveness and the bigger picture perspective The best caregivers see beyond the obvious to find underlying or undiagnosed problems. Dietary needs, medications, interactions of the medicines. Emotional changes and cognitive issues will be pinpointed by a good caregiver. They will also be able to understand or join the dots in case something feels off. A great caregiver will therefore assess the whole situation, prioritize on the issues then categorically get to the roots of the problem. Home safety, diet, medications inventory will help in keeping an elderly or patient safe. Offering complementary family care Exceptional caregivers will step...

Best Way to Sell Any Car in UAE...

By Yaseen Hamid Bhatti You will find multiple ways to sell any car in UAE but you need to choose the most suitable one. A quick guide in this regard proves to be beneficial and lets you know the pros and cons of various car selling methods. It needs some effort to know the best ways of selling a car in UAE but this effort benefits you at the end. Choosing the right way to sell a car is important because it determines the benefits you get in terms of the resale value of your car, easy of handling paperwork and going on nicely with all the legal procedures. What happens in the UAE, which is a highly versatile market for automobiles, the choice of cars is unlimited and to convince a buyer to buy your car is little tough and time taking. You can easily avoid such hassles by choosing the right option to sell car and make the maximum benefits out of your deal. In this blog, we shall discuss various methods to sell any car in UAE that would help car sellers to make the right decision. How to Sell a Car in Dubai to Local Used Car Dealers It is one of the most common methods used to sell any car in UAE. You can sell your car to local used car dealers. This method to sell car in Dubai or in any other city of the UAE is quite simple and reliable. The dealer will inspect the car first and will make an offer. If you are confused about how much is my car worth then should first get your car valuation done before going to the dealers. You can do it with the help of any online car valuation tool available. If you do not do it and have not idea of the right value for your car, dealers might take benefit of that and bid a low price for your car. Sellers often don’t get the best price for their car when they sell it to dealers because they either don’t know the right value for their or they don’t know how to bargain. If you have any of such problems, then this way of selling a car might not be the best one for you. Advertising a car to sell privately For selling the car in a private way, you need to advertise it. The two main advertising methods are newspaper and...

Are Bed Bugs Harmful to Health? Find out Here...

By Carl Brown Bed bugs are pests that are known for their irritating bites. They are also associated with lack of hygiene but the reality is that they can be found anywhere, even in spotlessly clean rooms. People are advised to learn as much as they can about bed bugs in order for them to be able to make informed choices about their health, protecting themselves as they travel and keeping bed bugs under control. Potential Health Risks of Bed Bug Infestations Bed bugs need blood for reproduction and life cycle completion. Bed bugs affect people in different ways but slightly swollen and red itchy bumps can be expected by everyone. The bites are not typically painful but when bed bugs frequently feed on your blood,and this can interfere with your sleep and make you anxious or irritable. Seeing the physical signs of the bed bug bites can be quite distressing for many people. Constant feeding by the bed bugs can lead to a substantial loss of blood, anemia and even malnourishment among children. Human disease agents that include bacteria and viruses have been found in bed bugs but they are not known for reproducing or multiplying within the insect. Their survival within a bed bug for a period of time is limited. There is also no scientific or medical proof that bed bugs can transmit human diseases through infected excrement or bites. Bed Bugs and Sleeping Areas Bed bugs are nocturnal and are likely to be hiding during the day. Their flat bodies enable them to hide in different places. Common hiding places for bed bugs include loose floors, mattresses, box springs and behind wallpaper. Sleeping areas give bed bugs somewhere to reside and a constant supply of blood. Find out about heat vs. chemicals bed bug treatment here. Dispersal of Bed Bugs People facilitate the movement of bed bugs through infested linen, luggage and furniture. Traveling from a region that has a high rate of infestations is a major source of bed bug dispersal in public establishments. Contrary to popular belief, bed bugs can be found in both sanitary and unsanitary conditions. Bed bugs will usually feed while people sleep at night but can also take advantage of dark areas during the day. When feeding on humans, they usually aim for exposed parts of the skin such as the face and neck. The bites are not typically painful and individuals may not realize they are being bitten...

8 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Dieting Guidelines...

By Meighan Sembrano What is the Best Diet Plan for You? Ask yourself this question: what is the best diet plan for you? Do you perhaps use Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig? Maybe you dabble in Nutrisystem or have a different home delivery system. Are either way these the correct diets for you? Here are eight things everyone gets wrong about dieting guidelines whether it be counting, certain foods or other difficult to follow rules. Pay attention as there may be a test at the end. Instead of a diet plan, let’s look into diet guidelines. The rumor versus the truth. 1. Eggs I do not like eggs. It is a texture thing. When diets say, best diet plan should include plenty of egg whites I just say this diet is not for me. Others research and think eggs are bad for them. Is that true? The research states that eggs are great if you are looking to lose weight. They have a healthy amount of protein and quite nutritious. Do not believe the hype that they are not heart healthy. As with any food eat them in moderation. I do not believe it is recommended to eat a dozen eggs a day, but having one or two does not hurt. 2. Saturated Fat By now you should realize a fat-free diet is not only difficult but extremely unhealthy and bad for you. You need fat to burn fat. What about Saturated fats, though? Look at foods that are good for you: coconut oil, cheese, dairy. The list goes on. These foods do not cause heart disease if eaten in moderation. A healthy amount of saturated fats are good for you, even a nice lean piece of steak has its health benefits. Just do not eat steak and salad every day thinking it is balanced. 3. Grains Looking at different diets, some say you should stay away and then there are those who are allergic and therefore it is toxic for everyone’s body to eat bread. This is ridiculous. Eating whole wheat bread is healthy for you and has fiber in it which keeps you balanced and regular. If you have an allergic reaction that is one thing, but if not then there is no reason you cannot eat toast in the morning. 4. Too Much Protein Does it cause osteoporosis and kidney disease? Does the protein steal calcium from your bones? The truth is no. If you weight lift,...

Biotta Juices make perfectly delicious drinks...

Biotta Juices, an Organic, Non-GMO, and Vegan juice company, has created several different unique cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks to satisfy anyone on those hot summer days. When I checked out the Biotta website, I was shocked and pleased by the selection of juices offered. Biota was founded in Switzerland in 1931 by Dr. Hugo Brandenburger. It has stayed dedicated to its original goal of quality juice from vegetables and fruits. Its first line of Biota juices was launched in 1957. Over this time, Biotta has continued to farm over 1,700 acres of chemical, fertilizer, and toxic-free land.  Along with three generations of family farmers, Biotta has established reliable and scientific organic growing techniques, protecting the natural wholesomeness and taste of all ingredients. Biotta juices use only natural and physical processing methods as opposed to commonly used chemical methods. Production routines at Biotta have a direct impact on the quality of the juices: the fewer processing steps, the higher the nutritional value. You can see more about its history, guiding principles, quality production, environment and certifications on its website. It is quite impressive. Plus, they have more delicious recipes.   I had the Tart Cherry and the Cranberry juice to try, so those are the recipes I will share with you today. These are very simple to make.   Tart Cherry Vodka Sour Ingredients: 1 ounce Absolut grapefruit flavored vodka 2 ounces Biotta Tart Cherry juice 1-ounce limeade Splash of tonic water Cranberry Breeze Cocktail Ingredients: 16 ounces’ vodka 30 ounces’ Biotta cranberry juice 12 ounces’ grapefruit juice Ice cubes Lime wedges, frozen   Tart Cherry Smoothie Ingredients: 1 cup Biotta Tart Cherry Juice 1/2 banana 1/2 cup soy milk or 4-6 ounces soy yogurt (if using soy yogurt, add an additional 1/2 cup fat-free milk) 5 ice cubes 1-1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract. Method: Combine the tart cherry juice, milk or yogurt with the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth,   Biotta Juices are easy to find as they are widely distributed. I’ll list some of the stores alphabetically, but you can go to its website for more: Acme, Ahold, Albertans, Coborn’s, Diebergs, Dillons, Earth Fare, Earth Origins, Fiesta, Fred Meyer, Fresh on Thyme, Fry’s, Giant, Giant Eagle, HEB, HyVee, King Soopers, Kroger, Lassens, Lucky’s Market, Meijer, Molie Stone’s, Mother’s, New Season’s, Natural Grocers, Publix, QFC, Raley’s, Ralphs, Randalls, Richard’s, Rolln’ Oats, Safeway, Schnucks, Shaw’s, Shop Rite, Smith’s, Spartan Nash, Sprouts, Stop & Shop, Strack & Van...

5 Go-to destinations for tourists seeking animal safari trips...

By Alfred Stallion Safari travel experiences are no longer dangerous and impossible to reach. Ten, twenty years ago people had to struggle to get to Africa’s remote areas and admire its wilderness. Right now, some of the countries are incredibly accessible. They feature luxurious resorts, guided tours and even have rental cars available for people eager to venture into the wild by themselves. Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia are popular safari destinations where travelers are protected and the destinations are safe to explore. From sailboats to private helicopter tours in pristine marine reserves to adventurous nighttime game drives, Africa has something for everyone. Here’s are 5 go-to destinations for those hunting for memorable safari experiences. 1. Kenya – The Masai Mara National Reserve Kenya’s famous Masai Mara National Reserve is a must-see. It is the country’s premier wildlife park, and it prides with an abundant wildlife that will leave travelers speechless. Located in the south-west side of Kenia, near the Tanzanian border, Masai Mara has several amazing destinations you cannot miss out on. The Serengeti Plains and Rift Valley must be included on your itinerary as well. There are lots of crocodiles and hippos onsite, as well as an annual wildebeest migration with thousands of zebras running around and populating the surrounding areas. 2. Botswana, Chobe National Park Located on the North West side of Botswana, Chobe National Park is famous for its wide variety of elephants. There are many things you can do onsite, including swimming across the soothing Chobe River in the evening or just renting a car and heading towards the wilderness to admire the sunset. Chobe is also home to the big 5 category of animals – rhino, buffalo, elephant, leopard and lion. Furthermore, over 400 species of birds populate the park, as well as many wild dogs, crocodiles, and hippos. Chobe’s habitat is incredibly varied; everywhere you look you’ll see grasslands, fertile floodplains, forests, and woodlands. It is the perfect place for an exciting safari experience! 3. South Africa, Kruger National Park The famous Kruger National Park is the oldest wildlife park in Africa. It dates back to the 19th century and it offers some pretty amazing safaris. Located up north from Johannesburg, the reserve packs a wide variety of animals; the landscapes and surrounding wildlife are incredibly enticing too. A lot of things have changed over the years. Right now, travelers can easily find accommodation. Kruger National Park boasts with a wealth...
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