Slip-and-fall accidents in stores are common, so it is important to know exactly how you can protect yourself if you are injured in such an event. The burden of proof is usually on the injured person who must show that the store owner knew about the dangerous condition that caused their fall - be it a slippery floor or a foreign object such as banana peel - but did not try to rectify it.
If you suffer from chronic migraines, your health issues might prevent you from holding down a job and earning a steady income. If this is the case, you might qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Here are some tips to follow that will help you start receiving your checks. Document how your illness prevents you from working. In order to receive benefits, you need to prove that your medical condition prohibits you from working at your job or any other job for that matter.
Personal injury cases are very common in our society. They arise when one party is injured in a public location or a location that is owned by another person or group and believes that it is the fault of that person or group. There are three main defenses that the defendant can use in order to avoid having to pay a settlement to the party that is claiming injury. 1. Contributory Negligence
When facing a large amount of debt, filing for bankruptcy can give you the opportunity to enjoy the financial fresh start that you need and deserve. Unfortunately, many people fail to understand the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. As a result, many of these individuals will file the wrong type of bankruptcy petition and ultimately fail to enjoy the debt relief they so desperately need. Taking the time to review the information below can prevent you from making this same mistake.
You probably know that police officers require warrants before searching your body and your immediate environment. However, this is not a requirement in all cases. A police officer can conduct a search on you: If You Have Been Arrested If a police officer has already arrested you, then he or she doesn't need a warrant to conduct a search. This is true even if the arrest was made without a warrant.
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.