When discussing a case with an attorney from a personal injury law office, there's a good chance the conversation will turn to the issue of negligence. Potential claimants oftentimes wonder what exactly makes a defendant's conduct negligent in the eyes of the law. Let's take a look at what standards are likely to apply. Assuming a Duty of Care In many situations in life, people take on a responsibility to not allow others to be harmed.
Bankruptcy is the tried and true way for those mowed under with bills to seek relief. For every debt that is included in your chapter 7 bankruptcy, a fresh-start seed is planted. Unfortunately, the bankruptcy option was abused for many years before the code was updated to stop frivolous filings. While the changes in code won't stop filers who need it from filing, it pays to know about a certain pre-bankruptcy action that might not be what it seems.
It can be extremely disappointing to receive a denial from the Social Security Administration (SSA) after months of waiting. Fortunately, the SSA provides those turned down for benefits a second chance. It's important for applicants to understand that almost all applicants get turned down when they apply but that some find success at the appeal. An important influencer is present at the appeal meeting and understanding their role might help you get your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.
Do you want to avoid probate, which could tie up your assets after your death? If you are getting up in years and have several loved ones who you would like to name as beneficiaries of your estate, creating a living trust will ensure that your finances are not withheld from your family members, due to the necessity of validating your will. What Is A Living Trust? A living trust is a legal document that will allow a third party to hold onto your funds until you have specified that they are to be passed on to the people who you have left your assets to.
When a person causes harm to another person, they have every right to have an order of protection awarded in their favor. However, there are instances when an awarded order of protection might not be warranted. In these types of incidents, the person on the receiving end of the order does have the legal right to contest it. 1. Follow the Order You must follow the order that has been put in place.
After being involved in a serious auto accident with a drunk driver, I struggled heavily with getting the driver's insurance company to open a claim. When the insurance company started pushing back, I knew I needed to do something. I spent a lot of time digging through the laws surrounding auto accident claims so that I knew what my legal rights were. I even talked with an auto accident attorney. I created this site to teach others about what I learned, including my court experience. I hope it helps you to determine how you should proceed with your auto accident case.