People who drink and use various drugs for recreational purposes or to self-medicate often are unaware of the dangers involved. There are lots of drugs you definitely should not take when you drink alcohol. Worse still, if you are caught by the police, you may incur heavier penalties for taking these drugs and imbibing alcohol at the same time. Here are some of those drugs, the types of penalties you could expect, and how a DUI lawyer may be able to help.
10 February 2018
When you send your child to a recreation center, you expect the center's staff to keep your loved one safe and sound until they come home. But if your child receives injuries from using faulty equipment or becomes ill due to unsanitary conditions, you may wonder if you can do anything about it. Here are some things a recreation center should do to keep your child safe and what you can do if the center doesn't.
12 January 2018
For many business entities, having the ability to rely on contracts is essential. Negotiating the terms of a contract so that both parties are happy and protected is an art. If you are looking to make your contract negotiation efforts more successful in the future, here are three tips that you can keep in mind to help streamline the negotiations process. 1. Agree to basic terms before drafting a written copy.
11 December 2017
Obtaining Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income is a veritable nightmare. Many people struggle with getting their claims accepted, often without the help of a lawyer. Once you accept the fact that your claims will need legal help, you have already gone six months to a year without the benefits you need. The really bizarre part is that, once you actually have benefits, there are some bizarre loopholes in the laws.
10 November 2017
When people talk of personal injury lawsuits, most of the time it is either a slip-and-fall case or a car accident. The next most common case involves medical negligence and lawsuits against doctors. What you rarely hear about are some types of work-related cases that do not involve losing a finger or a limb. These lesser known cases can still be heard in court with a personal injury attorney's help. Here are four of those lesser-known cases and some things about them that may surprise you.
17 October 2017
Having to fight for custody of a child is both one of the most necessary things you could do if the situation dictates it and one of the most difficult steps you can ever take. When it comes to this endeavor, you'll need to do your best to find the help of a lawyer that can assist you. You'll also need to understand a bit about the custody laws and how you can put forth your best case.
20 September 2017
Social media is an essential part of almost everyone's lives today. It is tied to so much of what you do on a daily basis that it can seem like second nature to place every move you make on your social media platforms. While this can be a fun thing to do, it is important to think about what you put online when you are going through a divorce. While sharing your thoughts and feelings on social media may feel like a good outlet, it can be damaging to your case.
13 September 2017
Whiplash is an injury to the neck that is caused by a rapid forward and backward motion. It is a common condition to experience from motor vehicular accidents, whether the impact was severe or not. It tends to cause bone and tissue damage on the neck area that needs treatment. Although this injury usually heals on its own through time, there are times that it can be bothersome. Here are several ways to help you recover.
7 September 2017
For workers in the coal industry, the presence of coal dust is a fact of life. It's everywhere in the workplace and it can even affect nearby towns. The mountainous terrain around coal mines doesn't help, since it can trap the dust near the surface and make it nearly impossible to avoid breathing it in. This dust does permanent damage to your lungs, and it is probably not to late to seek compensation, even if the damage was done many years ago.
30 August 2017
If you've never been charged with any crime before, you might feel overwhelmed with the legal process. You often won't know what to expect or even what all of your rights are. One of the first things that occurs after you've been arrested is an arraignment. What happens at the arraignment, and what might it mean for you and your charges? Here's what you should know. What is an arraignment?
22 August 2017