I was recently involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, since it was my first accident, I was scatter-brained and anxious. What I did not realize at the time was that the actions you take immediately after the accident can affect a personal injury case and the outcome of that case. I wanted to find a way to share my experiences and mistakes with other. Since the Internet is so popular, I figured this would be a great way to do so. While you likely aren't planning on being in an accident soon, if you are, hopefully you remember some of the tips I share on this website.
24 February 2021
It's not the most pleasant thing to have happen, but when a fall occurs, the person is typically ok with no injuries suffered. In other cases, however, a slip and fall can lead to serious injuries like broken arms or legs or even a concussion and cuts. This can lead to not being able to work and a loss of income. It may be possible to sue if you have slipped and fallen due to someone else's negligence in keeping the sidewalk or floor in their store safe and clean to walk on.
22 January 2021
The dissolution of a marriage sounds like a dry and clinical event. In reality, it is anything but that. It is fraught with emotion. It is messy. And it is devastating for all parties. It doesn't matter who is at fault, why the divorce is happening, or what went wrong when. Divorce is ugly and if you don't have someone who can see through the ugly emotions that go along with divorce to the nuts and bolts of the situation, like a divorce law attorney, to help you through, it can have lasting consequences well beyond the ending of the marriage.
22 December 2020
The concept of intellectual property (IP) is a major driver of innovation in modern economies. You have the right to protect your interests in IP, but you also need to use the right tools to get the job done. Here are 5 ways intellectual property protection attorneys preserve their clients' interests. Registration As is common in the legal system, documentation is a big deal. In IP cases, that means you want to send formal documents and applications to appropriate authorities to make them aware of your interests.
20 November 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has been far more than just a public health crisis. If you've found yourself behind on your mortgage, a foreclosure defense lawyer can advocate for leniency and exemptions to buy you more time to get back on your feet. Here are some of the tactics a foreclosure defense lawyer might use during the COVID-19 crisis. Paper Jam Foreclosures can't be enforced until all of the legal motions involved with the case have been settled.
27 October 2020
In any organization, uncovering wrongdoing often relies on the help of whistleblowers. However, because the whistleblowers can often cause a lot of trouble for their employers, they are often subject to retaliation and need protection through whistleblower retaliation laws. If you believe you are being retaliated against for the legal act of whistleblowing, a lawyer can help. Common Ways That Employers Retaliate The most obvious form of retaliation is when the employer fires you.