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3 Mistakes To Avoid Making When Filing For Bankruptcy

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Uncategorized |

If you are planning on filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 laws, there are some things that you shouldn’t do to help your filing go through smoothly. Some of these things could be done accidentally, and may cause a creditor to challenge your bankruptcy. Be sure not to make these 3 mistakes. Transferring Property or Money A common mistake is thinking that transferring assets to someone else’s name will help protect those assets during a bankruptcy filing. Not only is this a form of fraud, but it will be discovered by the courts....

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Auto Accidents Involving Pedestrians: What You Need To Know

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Auto accidents involving pedestrians are not as common as accidents that involve two vehicles, but they still occur far too frequently. Pedestrian-related accidents often result in serious injuries to the pedestrian, so legal actions sometimes arise from these unfortunate events. This article takes a closer look at some of the legal issues surrounding mishaps between vehicles and individuals on foot. At Fault Laws generally demand that drivers must be extra careful in order to avoid striking a pedestrian. For example, if you are driving in a...

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What You Need To Know If You Ride A Personal Vehicle Instead Of A Car Or Motorcycle

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You may include yourself among the many people out there biking on the road, skateboarding on the sidewalk, or using some other modern ride-on. These conveyance devices aren’t automobiles or motorcycles, but if you find yourself in an accident while on one of them, you still have many rights. Those rights include pursuing a personal injury case. However, you need to understand a few things before you attempt to sue someone for personal injury. After all, you may find that you’re the negligent one or in violation of a law rather...

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Two Reasons Why You Need A Worker’s Compensation Attorney In Your Corner

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dealing with a worker’s compensation claim can be extremely hard if you’re doing it alone. You’re trying to lay claim to your rights, but it can be hard to be approved because of the fact that insurance companies are so leery of paying out to constituents in a sue-happy society. Regardless of how severe your injuries are, you won’t be able to get the monetary restitution that you deserve if you are not adequately able to prove your case. Use this information to learn more about why you need to hire a worker’s...

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4 Problems Your Lawyer Needs To Know About Before Your Child Custody Hearing

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are in the process of fighting for custody of your child, then it’s important to sit down and tell your lawyer all of the facts that are relevant to your case. Even though there are some things that you might rather keep private, you do need to tell your lawyer all of these things and anything else that might be relevant to your case. Otherwise, you could risk not getting custody of your little one. 1. You’re Planning on Moving Far Away You might think that it’s your personal business if you want to move far away, but...

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Underage DUI – How Will It Impact Your Life?

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol is a common occurrence all over the country. Laws and penalties are becoming more strict each year and those who make the mistake of driving after a few drinks can find themselves facing jail time, thousands of dollars in fines and the loss of their driving privileges. Sadly, teenagers and young adults under the legal drinking age also make the mistake of driving under the influence and their penalties become even more damaging. Lower Blood Alcohol Content Teenagers and underage adults do not...

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3 Things You Need to Know About Posting Bail

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Posting bail is used to get yourself out of jail prior to a court appearance. It’s typically required if you have a previous criminal history, or if you committed a serious crime. Bail is used to ensure you will show up at your court hearing, as you will lose the money if you do not show up. Arraignment Your first time appearing in court will be for your arraignment, and a judge will make a decision about your potential release before your court date. You may be released on recognizance, meaning that you simply promise that you will...

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Medical Malpractice: When Healthcare Seriously Screws Up

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your doctor has made an egregious error that has led to a serious decline in your health, then you should consider filing a legal case for malpractice. By doing so, you can recover some of your future medical costs and possibly be paid money for the damage that was caused to you by no fault of your own. Definition of Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice is simply legal-speak for a medical error. It pertains to any situation where reasonable medical standards of care have not been followed by doctors, hospitals, or healthcare...

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Wrongful Termination: What Occurs & Your Legal Options

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you live in a state that recognizes at-will terminations, your employer has the right to fire you for no real reason. However, there are some exceptions to the rule. If you think that you were wrongfully terminated, you can take legal action. What Is Wrongful Termination? Wrongful termination occurs when an employer fires a person for reasons that are illegal. In the event an employee can prove that the reason for the termination was illegal, the employee can file a complaint with the state’s labor board and a civil lawsuit. ...

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Protecting Yourself From Truck Driver Fatigue

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As a primary means of shipment, large trucks play a vital role in this country’s transportation system. However, these large trucks also pose a safety threat to innocent drivers on the road. This is particularly true when it comes to truck driver fatigue. Truck driver fatigue is a serious issue that contributes to as much as 40% of all crashes that involve heavy trucks. Truck Driver Fatigue The transportation industry is regulated by a set of guidelines that determine how many hours of rest and active driving time a driver can have...

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What Does It Mean To Be At Fault In A Car Accident?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you are in a car accident, there are a lot of things that need to be figured out and dealt with. One of those things is who is at fault for the accident. Knowing who is at fault is very important.  Why Does Fault Need to Be Assigned? There are several reasons why fault needs to be assigned in a car accident. One of them is because fault equals liability. Liability determines whose insurance is going to pay for the accident. If you are found to be liable for the accident, your insurance company will pay for the damage to the other...

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