Over 30 percent of individuals age 65 or older seek emergency medical treatment for fall-related injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although a number of issues, including muscle weakness, medication side-effects and household hazards, put seniors at risk, reduced vision is major cause that's often overlooked by the elderly and their families. Knowing which screenings you need can help you preserve your vision and reduce your risk of slip-and-fall injury.
Despite the best efforts of the staff, children can sometimes suffer injuries in daycare. However, there are some instances in which the staff or daycare could have done more to prevent an injury. If your child has suffered an injury in daycare and you want to take legal action, here is what you need to know. Can You Sue the Daycare? A major factor that determines whether or not you can legally take action against the daycare is negligence.
If the court issued a judgement against you for a debt you owed, you will most likely have to pay this debt if you ever want to get rid of it. Judgements are court-ordered debts and will appear on your credit report until you pay them off, and even then they will not automatically fall off. If you currently have a judgement against you and want to get it off your credit report, here are the steps you will need to take.
Corporations are, in a lot of ways, like fictional people with a legal status all their own. They can do business, make contracts, and owe debts separate from their owners. The status of a corporation as an entity with legal differences from its owners is called "the corporate veil," and it exists entirely to protect its owners from personal liability should the company get it into trouble. However, the court will sometimes order an end to that legal separation.
If your spouse has been charged with a crime, this can be an emotional and confusing time for your family. The best thing that you can do is act quickly with logistics so that your spouse has the right support and game plan when it comes to facing charges. While you might be upset or angry, there are a few things that you should try to do right away to help your spouse get ready for a criminal case.
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.