Were you recently involved in an accident that was caused by a commercial truck? Do you believe the truck's driver was negligent? If so, you may be able to recover damages from either the trucking company or the company's insurance company. The first step in doing so is to send in a demand letter. A demand letter is a letter from you to the insurance company stating the facts of the accident and the damages that you suffered.
5 August 2015
The process of annulling a marriage once again received a lot of attention when WNBA player Brittney Griner filed for an annulment from her wife of 28 days. One of the most commonly asked questions by the public was whether or not the couple's breakup met the qualifications for an annulment. To better help you understand the annulment process, it is important that you understand the grounds under which you can ask for an annulment.
18 June 2015
If you have recently been charged with possession of drugs or selling drugs, you are probably worried about what will happen next. It's true that courts all over the country are starting to take these types of charges very seriously, and even so-called minor drug charges can come with serious consequences. Although you might be worried about what will happen next, you should know that there are things that you can do to protect yourself.
19 May 2015
The decision to file for bankruptcy isn't an easy one. Besides lowering your credit score and increasing your insurance rates, in some cases, bankruptcy has implications for your employment. If you're worried about whether your current employer will find out, it may help to know that bankruptcy laws offer you some protection. In many cases, however, your employer won't even know. Your Employment Rights Under the Law Current Employer Your current employer cannot legally fire you just because you filed for bankruptcy.
12 December 2014
When you have been hurt, it is important to determine who is liable for your injuries. While your injury could be an accident, or an expected risk of surgery, you may have been hurt because of the negligence of another party. If someone else is responsible for your injuries, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Legal Liability Starts With an Act of Carelessness Reasonable care is a standard for which your accident and injury will be assessed.
11 December 2014
If a job related injury prevents you from working, you often can get workers' compensation payments. This money covers your medical expenses and a portion of your wages. But, in some cases, you might need to sue to get benefits. Workers' Compensation Basics Workers' compensation often pays regardless of who is at fault for the injury. So, you don't need to prove that your employer caused the illness or accident. However, when you receive workers' compensation, you agree not to sue your employer.
9 December 2014