Just a few years ago, there were 333,000 semi-trucks involved in car accidents, many of those being the cause of negligent driving. Of these accidents, many of them were probably fatal or at least caused serious injury. This is because semi-trucks weigh so much more than other trucks and cars, so if you are involved in an accident with one of these larger trucks, it can be extremely terrifying, but you also have to remember that you need to know what to do if you are injured to ensure that you win a personal injury claim.
Having guests over, whether a group of close friends for a dinner party, or a larger guest list for a neighborhood barbecue, does come with risks. Your concern for your guests well-being must extend beyond the food, or they could suffer an injury that results in you getting sued. These three tips can help you protect yourself while keeping your guests safe. Tip #1: Remedy Obvious Hazards Don't leave out anything that could lead to tripping or a slip and fall injury.
Are you concerned that you might be facing higher child support payments and you can't afford it? You can hire a child support attorney to help you argue your case in court so you won't fall into a financial bind that makes it difficult to pay bills. Find out below how an attorney can help you avoid an increase in child support payments and what you can expect his or her help to cost.
If you are a landlord, you probably know it is a headache evicting a problem tenant with a lease, let alone a squatter. A squatter is a person who settles on your vacant rental property without permission. Sometimes, you don't know they are there for days or even weeks. It can be tricky trying to get rid of squatter because they will claim squatter's rights and may produce authentic-looking documents when confronted by police.
In many educational or promotional settings, it becomes not only important for teachers and leaders but legally necessary to get signed permission from associated parents and guardians to photograph their children in any way, shape or form. While in the past taking a picture of someone else's child (in the background of a photograph of another object or person, for example) was relatively okay, some state laws have begun to shake up the rules regarding what is legal and what's not.
We all know that lawyers are professionals who help people interpret and work with the law, but do you know how a law firm works from the inside out? I am a professional paralegal, and I have worked in both large and small law firms during my career. I can tell you that a successful law firm needs more than just lawyers to keep it running smoothly, and sometimes things can get really crazy! Take a tour through a law firm in my blog, and find out what really goes on behind the scenes of an active and successful law firm.