If you've recently been involved in a car accident, it can be very tempting to believe you can handle it on your own. This is especially true if it was determined that the accident was not your fault since the at-fault party's insurance company is likely breathing down your neck in attempts to get you to settle as soon as possible. However, before you sign your name on the settlement documents, it may be worth your while to hire an attorney. [Read More]
Elder Exploitation: It Isn't A Crime To Accept A Gift (But You Could Be Accused Anyhow)
There's a growing awareness of problems with elder abuse -- but there's also a growing problem with people being falsely accused of elder abuse when they've done nothing wrong. What happens when you've been given a financial power of attorney over the affairs of an older friend or relative, done what you were supposed to do, and find yourself accused by some other member of the family of manipulating the elder for your own financial gain? [Read More]
3 Things That Can Hurt Your Personal Injury Case
There are few things worse than getting into a car accident – especially when someone else caused it. After the accident, it may be that you have to sue the person responsible for it. If that happens, there are some things that can affect your case. Here are three things that do just that. 1. You are found to share fault for the accident. One of the biggest things that can hurt your personal injury case is if you are found to share any of the fault for the accident. [Read More]
What Are Your Legal Options For Noisy Neighbors?
The first step towards finding out whether legal options exist is to find out what the county and city ordinances on noise levels are in your area. You can go to the local offices and ask someone there or stop by the police station and inquire there. Your neighbor may or may not be doing anything wrong according to those ordinances. Possible Time Limitations In most areas, specific times of the day are supposed to be quiet but can vary. [Read More]