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.
3 February 2015
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.
27 January 2015
It's important when you are considering adoption to familiarize yourself with the basic processes that are relevant to different forms of adoption. These processes include things like understanding how a home study works, paternal consent rules, and court procedures. Since adoption can be an emotional journey that will most likely take longer than you would prefer, it's essential that you are fully prepared for the entire process. Consent to Adopt
23 January 2015
Owing money creditors can be very stressful, especially when they are calling you daily to ask where their money is. If you are struggling to pay off your debt for credit cards, loans and other financing, you may be able to negotiate a debt settlement plan on your own. Follow these tips for preparing a debt settlement if you have accounts that have become delinquent. Know What Debt You Have
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.
7 January 2015
If you're offered a settlement package for your injuries, you need to consider more than the cash amount. An injury may lead to an unstable financial future unless the settlement amount is far more than you plan on making for the rest of your life. For more reasonable settlement amounts, negotiate for services such as transition assistance and job training to meet your legal opponent in the middle of the cost battle.
5 January 2015
The insurance company that you file a claim with following an accident might ask for an examination with an independent medical examiner. The examiner is chosen by the insurance company, but is allegedly independent. In the event that you receive a negative report from the examiner, there are a few things you can do to counter it. Obtain a Copy The insurance adjuster will contact you after receiving the report from the medical examiner to discuss the results.
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?