1 December 2015
You've double-checked your credit, your references, and you have your deposit check ready. There's only one problem – the landlord denied your application to rent. While sometimes there are valid reasons why an application may be denied, unfortunately, there are also situations when an application is denied solely because of discrimination. Protected Rights Landlord-tenant discrimination revolves around a phrase known as protected rights. Protected rights encompass things about you that you can't necessarily alter, such as your sexual orientation, sexuality or ethnic background.
12 November 2015
If you have been in a total loss accident, you will want to know what you have to do in order to get the claims filed quickly and efficiently with your car insurance company. Having a car accident attorney help you with the process can ensure that you receive the pay out for your vehicle that you deserve. Here's what you should do: Report the Accident Right Away: If you wait to report the accident with your insurance company, it's only going to delay the process and the process in and of itself can take a month or two until it's complete.
26 October 2015
According to experts, divorce is the second most traumatic life event, second to the death of a spouse. It makes sense that a lot of people going through a divorce experience situational depression. After all, even if the divorce is something you wanted, it represents a major disruption to your life and forces you to rethink your entire future. While it's normal to be a little down during a divorce, there are definite, specific things you can do to regain your emotional equanimity.
7 October 2015
The primary purpose of a Social Security Disability hearing is for an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to determine if you are disabled, unable to work, and qualify for social security disability benefits. But having to answer questions asked by strangers about how a medical condition has affected your daily life can be stressful. Therefore, it helps to have some idea in advance what to expect. Who will be present at the hearing?
17 September 2015
Getting a traffic ticket can be a frustrating experience, especially if you weren't the only driver violating the law or if you think the charges are incorrect. Thankfully, there is a fairly straightforward process to follow in order to contest a traffic ticket. Here are some steps to follow as soon as you receive a ticket. Tell the Officer that You Challenge the Offense The first step is to immediately say that you don't accept the offense.
14 August 2015
You probably realize that it's a common tactic for potential employers and landlords to peruse your social media posts to see if they can spot any red flags or flaws in your character. But did you know that divorce attorneys often do the same thing? It's true. Many lawyers say they're starting to see more and more evidence of the social media kind in the court room. For this reason, you have to be especially careful about using social media during a divorce.
1 August 2015
In the event you find yourself the victim of a dog bite attack, there are a few things that you need to do to make sure you receive the compensation you deserve. While your mind might be going a million places at once, you need to make sure you step back and take care of a few things to avoid making a costly mistake that could end up making matters worse for you.
19 July 2015
Are you recovering after getting run over by a car when you were out riding your bike? Although it may seem as though the driver is automatically in the wrong, you may need a lawyer to prove that you didn't break any laws. Find out below what a personal injury lawyer can do to assist with your case, as well as how much money he or she may charge to help you.
30 June 2015
If your job requires you to work outside in the summer months when the heat is unrelenting, can you get workers' compensation for heat stroke or other heat-related illnesses? What types of problems are caused by excessive heat? If your body temperature exceeds 103 degrees Fahrenheit, you can suffer heat stroke. Symptoms include a rapid heartbeat, difficulty breathing, headaches, seizures, and hallucinations. If untreated, the symptoms can quickly progress into organ failure, brain damage, and death.
16 June 2015
If you suffered an injury in an auto accident, or in some other type of accident that wasn't your fault, you need to get a lawyer as soon as possible. Unfortunately, money can be a big impediment in personal injury cases, but it doesn't have to be. Many people assume that if they don't have the cash to pay a retainer fee that an attorney won't be willing to work on their case.