19 November 2019
There are situations in criminal law when defendants may be able to take advantage of something called a diversion program. This program is not offered in all states and for all cases, but it is available in some situations. If you are facing your first criminal charge, you may want to research this type of program and talk to your lawyer about it, as it offers a lot of key advantages to first-time offenders.
15 May 2019
Bankruptcy provides filers who have money troubles with a way of making a fresh start. Not only does a chapter 7 bankruptcy filing eliminate nearly all consumer debt, but it also puts a stop to detrimental creditor actions. To find out what might happen to a debtor's court cases when they file for bankruptcy, read on. When Creditors File a Lawsuit Getting behind on your bills can prompt a number of actions in an attempt to collect on a debt.
23 September 2016
Having the unpleasant luck of being involved in an automobile accident can be a confusing experience. Unfortunately, many individuals may not be particularly informed about the process of pursuing damages following these accidents. In particular, it may be common for individuals to have several questions about auto accidents involving trucks that they need answered so they can make informed decisions. Are Truck Accidents Treated Differently By The Legal System? Automobile accidents have the potential to cause extensive damages and injuries.
5 January 2016
If you've been involved in an accident, you may want to take legal action against the other driver. The key to being able to financially recover may rest in doing so. You're sure to be faced with a number of expenses you may not have been expecting due to the collision. Knowing specific questions to ask your attorney during your first meeting is an ideal way to start building your case.
3 September 2015
Do you believe that you have reason to suspect that your spouse has been cheating on you? If so, here are a few things that you may want to consider doing. 1. Do Some Investigating The only thing worse than finding out that your spouse has been unfaithful is suspecting it but not actually knowing for sure. When you have your suspicions but don't yet have any solid proof of their infidelity, all of your unanswered questions regarding this can really drive you crazy.
28 January 2015
Workers' compensation is designed to help you survive after on-the-job injuries. By covering your medical costs and supplementing your pay, you and your business can be as stable as possible as you recover. Unfortunately, an injury that is severe enough to require workers' compensation may be severe enough for lasting, more complex problems as the years go by. As you consider your finances and working ability, consider a few ways to push for a more secure financial life after a workplace injury.
23 January 2015
Property owners are responsible for the condition of their property. Accidents caused by negligence--slippery floors, defective constructions, improper upkeep, etc--create a liability for the owner of the premises; this legal concept is known as premises liability. However, many people who attempt to file a premises liability claim against a property owner are shocked to learn that the owners have immunity--and that they cannot be sued for personal injury damages. A few examples of property owners who may, in some cases, claim immunity are:
8 January 2015
If you have recently lost someone close to you due to medical malpractice, then you are probably going through a lot while you're trying to make funeral plans and heal from your loss. You may want to avoid a wrongful death suit simply because you're afraid that you'll have to drag yourself through the wringer to get it, but you shouldn't ignore these cases. These are a few reasons why it's so important to seek justice after a medical malpractice death.