30 March 2016
Brides-to-be and grooms-to-be will often go out for one last night of their lives before they are no longer single. Some will opt for a minimalist dinner with a few close friends, while others will opt for something a bit more memorable and exciting. However, the latter can quickly turn into a night full of trouble if you aren't careful, so it is important that you keep the law in mind.
17 March 2016
The jarring impact when you slip and hit the ground can tend to shock rational thoughts out of your head, so figuring out what to do while the event is occurring isn't a good idea. In such an embarrassing situation, you may find yourself attempting to leave the scene as quickly as possible rather than gathering the needed information. Instead, work out in advance what you'll do if such an accident ever happens to you.
25 February 2016
An on the job or work related injury means you may be eligible to receive workers compensation. The process for receiving this can be quite long and drawn out, though, and you may even need to go to court in the process. One way to minimize the stress of these proceedings and improve your chances of getting just compensation is to be organized. Put together a file in a binder to keep all documents pertaining to your case.
11 February 2016
Truck drivers are under many state and federal regulations that control how a truck driver can operate his or her vehicle. If you have evidence that the truck driver was in violation of a regulation, you can increase the chances that you will not be found at fault after a truck accident. Hours Of Service Violations The most common type of violation used to demonstrate that the truck driver was at fault is the hours of service violation.
28 January 2016
A personal injury lawsuit might be your best option if you are looking for compensation. You probably have some pretty serious auto repair bills or medical bills (depending on the nature of your injury), and an insurance claim might just not be enough. To help you figure out whether a personal injury lawsuit is right for you and to help you plan your lawsuit, here are some very specific laws that you will need to handle when filing in Nebraska:
15 January 2016
When you hear stories about someone spilling coffee on themselves and receiving millions of dollars in damages, or stories about a robber breaking into a home and suing the homeowners for tripping over a toy left on the stairs, you might get the impression that you can file an injury claim for anything and have good hope of making money off your suit no matter how frivolous it is. On the other other hand, to find success in filing a claim, you need to have realistic expectations for your case.
3 January 2016
When you are involved in an accident with a commercial truck, you have to tackle the question of who is liable for your accident. The answer might not be as easy to find as you think. If you have been involved in an accident, here is what you need to know. Who Is Possibly Responsible? The most obvious answer to who is responsible for your accident is the truck driver. However, even though he or she was behind the wheel when the accident occurred, other parties might be liable.
18 December 2015
When you decide to go out for New Year's Eve, you are likely thinking of nothing more than getting out on the town, enjoying the party atmosphere, and having a general good time. However, with New Year's Eve comes a great deal of drinking and debauchery which can lead to a larger amount of drama and even legal trouble and criminal charges. In order to take the best care of yourself this New Year's Eve, get to know some of the legal trouble that can commonly occur on such a night.
10 December 2015
If you have a loved one living in a nursing facility, you will want to monitor this individual regularly. Studies indicate that elderly people who suffer from dementia have a higher potential of being abused, and approximately 5.1 million Americans over the age of 65 have been diagnosed with dementia. It's ideal to know the specific warning signs that can help you detect potential abuse in its earliest stages. Type #1: Neglect
24 November 2015
If you've been accused of a crime and your spouse is being asked to testify against you, is there really any reason to worry? Doesn't "spousal privilege" apply, making it impossible for one spouse to testify against another? Not exactly. If you rely on this belief, you could face an unpleasant surprise down the road. Here is what you need to know about how spousal privilege actually works (and when it doesn't):