Your Legal Rights at Work

  • High Tech Malfunctions In Your Vehicle And Car Accidents: Who Should You Sue?

    27 March 2016

    Cars are fast becoming more high-tech, with dashboards that have digital readouts only the driver can read on his/her side of the windshield, dashboards operated by voice commands, built-in telephone and voice technology, GPS positioning and accurate, up-to-date road construction and detour maps. So, what happens when some of this technology fails and you get into a car accident because of it? Who do you sue? That depends on your type of car accident and exactly what lead you to be in the accident, as the following information will show.

  • Convicted Of A Crime In The U.S., But You Want To Visit Canada? 2 Options For Legal Entry

    12 August 2015

    Taking a trip north of the U.S. border can be exciting. Unfortunately, many people soon realize that crimes they have been convicted of in the United States could prevent them from legally entering Canada on vacation. If you are planning to visit Canada in the near future, but you are worried that your criminal record could stand in the way, it can be beneficial to retain the services of an immigration attorney.

  • Medical Malpractice: When Healthcare Seriously Screws Up

    3 March 2015

    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.

  • Protecting Yourself From Truck Driver Fatigue

    10 February 2015

    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 within a set 24 hour period.

  • Tips For Settling A Car Accident Without Filing An Insurance Claim

    14 January 2015

    After someone backs into your car and leaves you with a huge dent, the driver may tell you that he or she would prefer settling this matter without filing an insurance claim. This is a legal option to choose, but it is not always the best option. Drivers commonly do this to avoid having accidents on their driving records, but you may want to think twice before you agree to it.

  • How A Lawyer Can Help An Accident Victim Get Compensated

    30 December 2014

    Injuries from an automobile accident can be expensive to treat and put you out of work for a while. If you are in such a situation, you may be able to sue and get compensated from the driver responsible for the accident. Below, discover what an accident lawyer can do to help you get compensated and how to hire one when you don't have a lot of money. How Can a Lawyer Help an Accident Victim Get Compensated?