3 Reasons Not To Move Out Of Your House Before Your Divorce

It makes sense for one spouse to move out of the house when the couple decides to get divorced and it is often the husband who leaves, but there are several good reasons why neither spouse should move out until after the preliminary hearing. If you are planning on getting divorced and are considering moving out, you may want to consider the following three reasons why you may want to wait to do this.

Head Injuries And Football: What You Need To Know About Personal Injury Lawsuits

Millions of Americans love the spectacle of a football match, and professional players can earn millions of dollars per year. Unfortunately, in a brutal contact sport like this, accidents are likely to occur, and amateur and professional players alike sometimes suffer serious head injuries. Learn more about your legal rights if you suffer a head injury while playing football, and find out about the steps you may need to take to file a lawsuit.

Thinking About Representing Yourself In Court? 2 Reasons To Reconsider

Being accused of committing a crime can be devastating, embarrassing, and incredibly expensive—especially if you suspect that you will be in court for a while. To keep expenses to a minimum, you might be thinking about representing yourself, or working pro se. Although the law states that you can act as your own attorney, most professionals agree that working pro se isn’t a good idea if yours is a criminal case.

Here's What You Need To Know About Compensation From Accident Caused By Uninsured Driver

According to a popular insurance company, 1 in 8 drivers are uninsured. For this reason, some vehicle owners choose to add uninsured and underinsured coverage to their insurance policies. However, some don’t. It’s important to understand that if you waive your right to this coverage, you will likely have a difficult time receiving compensation for your injuries from an automobile accident caused by an uninsured driver… even if you win a judgment.

3 Safety Tips For Sharing A Road With Big Trucks

Sharing a road with heavy trucks can be a dangerous business. One out of every eight traffic fatalities is caused by a trucking accident, and there are around 500,000 trucking accidents each year. There are many reasons why driving around big trucks is dangerous. Part of the danger comes from the sheer size of the trucks – they’re difficult to see around or maneuver around. Driver error is also an issue.

Furniture Tip Overs Are A Common Cause Of Child Injuries

When you purchase a product, it’s reasonable to expect the manufacturers will take care to ensure it’s safe for you to use. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Although furniture is supposed to be stable and withstand a good amount of use, it is a common source of child injuries. Here’s more information about this issue and what you would need to do to successfully collect damages if it turns out that manufacturer negligence contributed to the accident.

What Happens When Your Spouse Dies During a Divorce?

Making the difficult decision to end a marriage is always fraught with heavy emotions: anger, anxiety over your future, and even some relief. And when your spouse dies before your divorce is finalized, these emotions are only made more complex. You may have questions about the division of your assets, or whether you have any claim on your spouse’s pension or Social Security funds. Read on to learn more about what happens when your spouse dies during a divorce, as well as what a recent court decision could mean for the distribution of your marital funds.

3 Ways A Real Estate Attorney Can Help You When You Rent A Room In Your Home

When money gets tight and causes you to fall behind on bills, you may begin looking for creative ways to make some extra cash. There are many ways to do this, but one simple option is to rent a room in your home. Renting a room is not always an easy situation to live with, but it can help pay the bills. Before you decide to do this, you should consult with a real estate attorney to get advice and assistance.

Six Steps On How To Deal With Tailgaters On The Road

Have you ever noticed there always seems to be someone on the road who is in a greater hurry to get where they are going than everyone around them? While a few of these drivers may have a valid reason, such as a medical emergency, most have no reason at all. Their impatient behaviors often lead to them tailgating, which in turns places everyone on the road at risk. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help reduce your risk of an accident, if you ever find yourself having to deal with a tailgater.

4 Ways Electronic Health Records Can Impact Your Medical Care

Patient information is a crucial part of any medical office. Digital technology has made it easier for medical professionals to access information, but it has also created additional problems with digital security. Your personal health can be affected a number of different ways through mistakes made with electronic health records (commonly referred to as EHR). When these mistakes cause physical and emotional pain, you may have the right to a medical malpractice case.

What Every Bartender & Cocktail Server Needs To Know About Serving Visibly Intoxicated Patrons

If you are a bartender or cocktail server, there’s no doubt you’ve seen a lot of questionable activity by those you’ve served alcohol to. However, when it comes time for your patrons to leave the bar, your dealings with them may not be over if they drive drunk and cause an accident. As someone working in a bar, it is very important that you recognize when someone has had too much to drink.

Mobile Communications Devices & Your Personal Injury Case

After being injured in a vehicle collision caused by another driver, you may be considering hiring a personal injury lawyer if the insurer’s settlement offer seems low. Be sure to tell any lawyer you consult if you have reason to believe the other driver was distracted by mobile communications technology. For instance, you may have seen this individual holding a phone, looking down as though texting or wearing a hands-free device.

Charged With A Misdemeanor Crime? Here's 3 Things You Should Know

Getting charged with a crime does not automatically mean that you will be convicted of it. With all types of crimes, the court uses a system to determine if a person is guilty or innocent. If you are being charged with a misdemeanor crime, you may wonder what this means and what the consequences of the charge could be. You will need to hire a criminal attorney to represent you in the matter, and here are three things you should know.

How The Assumption Of Risk Can Hurt Your Motorcycle Injury Case

When you’re involved in a motorcycle accident, the facts of the case may seem pretty cut and dried to you. However, there are a variety of factors that contribute to whether you’ll successfully recover compensation for your injuries and losses. One of those factors is the concept of assumption of risk. Here’s how this legal defense can impact your case. What is Assumption of Risk? Assumption of risk is a legal defense that states the plaintiff in the case was aware of the risks inherent in an activity and willingly participated nonetheless.

Disabled With Children: How Can Social Security Disability Help?

If you’ve recently suffered an injury or illness that has left you unable to work or care for your family, you may have already begun to investigate the steps you’ll need to take to apply for federal disability benefits. However, under certain circumstances, your minor children may also be able to receive disability payments on your behalf, lessening the financial burden of your disability. Read on to learn more about the circumstances in which your minor children may be eligible for federal disability benefits on your record.

3 Tips For Protecting Your Finances During A Divorce

It’s rare for a divorce to have no effect on the finances of the individuals involved. It simply costs more to maintain two households than it costs to maintain one, and both parties stand to suffer financially because of the split. Protecting your financial interests during the divorce process can be emotionally difficult, because it may go against your instincts to protect your finances from the person with whom you were recently sharing your finances.

In The Wait: Avoiding Depression During A Personal Injury Case

Preparing for the legal process of a personal injury case takes more than just a great attorney. It also requires more than giving your attorney the requested physician reports and attending negotiation meetings. Because of the sometimes lengthy process of a personal injury case, you could get discouraged if you aren’t ready for the long wait that may ensue. Depression is common after a traumatic injury, and all the more so when it takes a frustrating amount of time for the case to be settled.

What You Should Know Before Asking For Spousal Support Payments

You and your partner are planning to file for divorce, and you have conflicting feelings about asking for spousal support. Your spouse has made it clear he or she doesn’t think you should be getting these payments. You have to admit feeling a bit guilty about the idea of support payments when you don’t want to be married anymore. Why do you deserve spousal support after the marriage ends? About Spousal Support

3 Things To Know About Filing A Lawsuit Against A Beauty Salon

Going to a hair salon is a great way to get great results for your hair, but there are times when this event can leave a person with problems. If you recently went to the salon for a coloring and ended up with horrible results, you might be able to sue the salon for the damage done to your hair. Before you rush to see an attorney, it’s important for you to understand the following three things about personal injury law and hair salon services.

Filing For Disability: Should You Hire An Attorney, An Advocate Or Do It Yourself?

Struggling with a disability is a difficult time for anyone. Social Security benefits are designed to help those individuals who are unable to work due to a disability. However, proving your disability is becoming harder and harder, so should you hire an attorney, an advocate or do it yourself? Hiring an Attorney For most people who file for disability, they are initially denied. This forces them to participate in a disability hearing, which allows them to prove their case.

Not So Funny: What You Should Do If You Are Injured By A Prank

Do you love a good prank as long as it’s not on you?  Pranks can be very funny, even hysterical. And videos of pranks are very popular. According to Yahoo Tech, it’s not unusual for prank videos to go viral, with millions of views and shares on social media. But pranks can also go horribly wrong. Even seemingly “innocent” and common pranks like pulling a chair out from under a person can cause serious injury.

Protect Your Brain After You Take A Spill

When you lose your footing and fall, you can be in for a lot of pain. You may even need surgical intervention and physical therapy as a result of the fall. However there is more to consider than just the obvious effects of falling. Falling can cause trauma to your brain, especially if you hit your head when you fell. In fact, the Mayo Clinic states that the number one cause of traumatic brain injuries is falling.

How Do Your Federal Disability Payments Affect A Bankruptcy?

Whether you’re facing potential bankruptcy while waiting on a pending Social Security Disability (SSD) claim, or are wondering if you can keep existing SSD payments while entering a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 filing, you may be confused about how these payments are impacted in bankruptcy. Fortunately, disability payments and bankruptcy filings are both handled in the federal court system – although there is still some variation among jurisdictions. Read on to learn more about how these areas of law intersect and how you can best protect yourself financially.