Arrested With Prescription Drugs? What You Need To Know


Prescription drugs represent the new frontier in illegal drugs. While these drugs are safe to use when prescribed by a medical provider, they can lead to severe injury and even death when they are taken illegally. For this reason, the authorities have little tolerance for those individuals who distribute these substances illegally. If you have been charged with a prescription drug-related crime, you must understand the magnitude of the situation you face.

23 July 2018

Throwing A Party Responsibly: How To Prevent DUIs When Alcohol Is Served At Your Celebrations


Graduations, summer kick-off parties, and other seasonal celebrations abound this time of year, and if you're hosting a party, safety should be at the forefront of your mind. As fun as it is to plan and throw a bash for all your friends and family, you owe it to them, yourself, and the public at large to be responsible with alcohol and take the extreme measures needed to keep everyone safe.

11 June 2018

Be Prepared: Filing For Disability Benefits


Getting approved for Social Security benefits is all about proof. Unfortunately, being too sick to work at your job is only the beginning of the journey toward getting the Social Security Administration (SSA) to approve you. Before you apply, you can take steps to help ensure that your claim will be approved quicker and more successfully. Read on learn more about the key things to do to ensure that you will get approved for the help you need without delay.

10 April 2018

The Three People You Need During A Divorce


Even an amicable divorce is frequently more emotionally draining, infuriating and frustrating than people expect. It is difficult to suddenly have to change goals and plans and admit to the failure of a marriage. It is painful regardless of why it happens, but there is much more involved than just matters of the heart. Each individual must make choices about their future and a mistake can become expensive or lead to regrets.

18 October 2016

Tips for Dividing Possessions During a Divorce


If you are thinking about getting a divorce, you might wonder how you are going to divide up the personal possessions that you and your partner share. This can be an action that is fraught with difficulty. It could cause a lot of strife and, in the worst case, could result in your divorce having to go to court rather than being settled between you, your attorney, your partner, and his or her attorney.

15 September 2016

3 Things That You Shouldn't Do When You're Being Sexually Harassed At Work


Being sexually harassed is never a good feeling -- it can bring on feelings of anger, embarrassment, fear and more. It can be difficult to know how to act in this type of situation, but there are a few things that you should avoid doing. Even though sexual harassment is never the victim's fault, avoiding certain things can help you avoid getting put in an even worse situation. 1. Laugh it Off

12 July 2016

3 Tips To Help Your Personal Injury Case


Before you can receive financial compensation for an accident you were in, you have to get through the responsible party's insurance company. Negotiating with the company can be challenging, but it is possible to work out an agreement that adequately compensates you for your damages. Here are some tips to help you during negotiations with the insurance company.  Keep It Professional One of the biggest mistakes you can make is becoming too friendly with the insurance claims adjuster.

14 June 2016

Understanding The Three Types Of Product Liability For Your Injury Case


Product-related injuries are a serious concern for consumers and businesses alike. Businesses can face injury lawsuits due to liability for product-related personal injuries, but only if you understand exactly what your rights are and how to pursue a case. If you've been injured by the use or malfunction of a product, a personal injury lawyer may be able to help you. Here are the three primary types of defects that can lead to a product liability case.

2 March 2016

Can You Take Steps To Require A Seller To Repair A Home Before Closing?


Prior to closing, you have the right to make a walkthrough of the home you are buying and inspect it for damages. If you find damages during the walkthrough, you and your real estate attorney can take steps to ensure that repairs are either done before close or that you receive funds to take care of the repairs yourself. Before attempting to negotiate with the seller, here is what you need to know.

6 January 2016

What To Consider Before Filing For Bankruptcy


If you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy, there are a few things you will want to consider first to be sure that you are making the best possible decision. Bankruptcy isn't always the right option for many people, but if it is for you, then it can be scary moving forward if you aren't really sure how it will ultimately benefit you. Here's what you need to consider before filing for bankruptcy:

13 November 2015