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Guide to Divorce Without Your Partner’s Location

Guide to Divorce Without Your Partner’s Location

Some relationships do not end on good terms. Some marriages may dissolve and leave the two parties without contact information for the other. If you have a spouse who left and gave no information on where to find him or her, you may feel like you’re at a loss when … Continue reading

Delayed Symptoms to Watch for After an Accident

Delayed Symptoms to Watch for After an Accident

Immediately after a car accident, you may feel fine physically. However, you could have injuries that you do not yet know about. Symptoms of traumatic injury from a car accident often do not start showing up until hours, days, or sometimes weeks after the accident. There are two reasons for … Continue reading

Worker’s Compensation Facts You Need to Know

Worker’s Compensation Facts You Need to Know

For most people, on-the-job injuries are the last thing on their mind during a typical workday. But all it takes is one slip, one rogue machine or one careless action to leave you bedridden and unable to work. Worker’s compensation insurance exists to protect you in such a disastrous occurrence. … Continue reading

Parents’ Right to Sue for Wrongful Death

Parents’ Right to Sue for Wrongful Death

If you are a parent and a child dies due to the negligent, unlawful, or willfully malicious actions of someone else, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible party or parties. Your rights to sue over the death of a child, however, vary … Continue reading

The Four Ways Juries Determine Economic Value In Personal Injury Cases

The Four Ways Juries Determine Economic Value In Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury trials differ in length and complexity, depending on the injuries and causes. Most attorneys prefer to settle out of court because of the unpredictability of a trial. However, some cases reach a deadlock during negotiations, and a hearing is the next step to achieve restitution for the plaintiff. … Continue reading

Your Obligations and Rights When Being Tested for DUI

Your Obligations and Rights When Being Tested for DUI

Many people wonder if they have to take a breath, blood, or urine test if stopped for driving under the influence. The practice has been contested, and, as a result, the Supreme Court has ruled on the legality of collecting breath, blood, or urine tests without a warrant. There are … Continue reading

Can the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Really Follow Me?

Can the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Really Follow Me?

As the victim of a workplace injury, you deserve proper compensation. If you have filed a claim with the insurance company, only to discover you are being followed, you may begin to wonder what’s legal and what’s not. Can the insurance company really follow you? Are they allowed to dig … Continue reading

Were You the Victim of Negligence?

Were You the Victim of Negligence?

When you suffer an injury due to someone else’s action or inaction, then you might be entitled to compensation. Accidents happen, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t have a legal right to be compensated for your medical bills, lost wages or pain and suffering. The foundation for most personal … Continue reading

Substance Abuse and Truck Accidents

Substance Abuse and Truck Accidents

Truck drivers face a work environment based largely on endurance. The longer they can stay on the road, the more time they spend earning money and consequently the more profitable they are. However, this can lead to serious physical and emotional stresses as they push themselves to stay awake and … Continue reading

Commercial Truck Driving Fatigue Leads to Increase in Fatalities

Commercial Truck Driving Fatigue Leads to Increase in Fatalities

Fatigued truck drivers are one of the most dangerous issues on the country’s roads today. One of the most famous accidents occurred on June 8, 2014, when actor/standup comedian Tracy Morgan was seriously injured and hospitalized after a Walmart truck collided into the back of the limo van carrying the … Continue reading