Archive for December, 2014
You intuition is screaming at you that something about your spouse just seems “off”. Perhaps there are no obvious signs that they’re not being faithful, however, you can help but feel that something doesn’t feel quite right. You try to shake off the feeling, chalking it up to nerves. Over time, you just can’t seem to let it go. What do you do?
In these instances, it’s best to use private investigation services to discover the truth. Due to popular cultural cliches, many people believe that licensed private detectives are on the wrong side of the law. However, this is far from the truth. In fact, private investigation services are meant to protect you.
Many concerned spouses turn to
After receiving a ticket for a traffic violation, you have two options: accept defeat and pay for the ticket, or decide to try to beat your ticket by fighting it in court.
Sure, it sounds dramatic to say that paying for a ticket is “accepting defeat,” but many people don’t realize that once they pay the fines for traffic violations, it’s considered an automatic admission of guilt and that it’s impossible to get out of a traffic ticket after paying the fines.
Pretty surprising, right? Well, here are a few other facts and myths about traffic tickets that aren’t very well-known, despite the fact that the laws surrounding these details are what determine whether or not drives deserve to be charged with traffic violations.
- Many people say that they were able to fight a traffic tick
There are a number of different types of personal injury lawsuits. Some of the most common are medical malpractice and product liability (which have the highest and second highest median damage awards, respectively). Though these are the most common, there are plenty of other injuries and accidents that can result in a personal injury claim. Here are three of them.
1. Slip and Fall Accidents
Slip and fall accidents are also referred to as premises liability accidents. The plaintiff in these cases would have to prove that there was a dangerous area which caused the slip and the injury, that the manager of the property would have had enough time to learn of the danger and take care of it. Liability in these cases can be pretty complicated, and is sometimes split.
Unfortunately, workers’ compensation has a bad rap. The stress of getting injured on the job, and process of filing a claim can be unsettling. Focused on recovering from their injuries and putting the matter behind them, many claimants simply settle with their employer’s insurance. However, these settlements are usually far less than what the employee is entitled to. If the employee decides to pursue legal action, their claim will be deemed null and void as they have already accepted their employer’s settlement.
While it is possible to file a workers’ compensation claim independently, this is not advised. The legal process can be confusing, long, and frustrating if the you are not familiar with nuances of workers’ compensation law. This is perhaps one of the most important reasons Continue Reading
Imagine you are driving down the street, going the speed limit and obeying the general rules of the road when suddenly — BAM! A car runs a red light and slams into your vehicle. Now what? The moments after a car accident can be frightening, and many people aren’t quite sure what to do after car accidents occur. Even if you were lucky to not be injured from the crash, you are likely to still be very shaken from the incident. The most important thing anyone can do in this situation is to stay calm, get out of their vehicle and move to the side of the street or other safe location. After that, the most important steps after a car accident are as follows:
- Call 911 –
The type of personal injury lawsuit that earns the second highest median damage awards is product liability at $300,000. Product liability refers to personal injury lawsuits that result from the use of a product, and they are usually caused by one of three things. The first is a defect in manufacturing, the second is a defect in design, and the third is failure to warn. Children are especially vulnerable to sustaining injuries as a result of the use of a product, and here are three of the most dangerous types of products that parents should watch out for.
If you believe you’ve been discriminated against in the workplace, and employment discrimination lawyer can help you prove your claim. But before you visit an employment lawyer, it’s important to know what protections you have in your state. In this post, we’ll go over the classes protected in Missouri.
National Employment Discrimination Protections
Certain protections are available in all 50 states. Under federal labor laws, employers can’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information or religion. They can’t discriminate based on age if an individual is 40-70 years old. Discrimination based on sex is also against the law. That includes factors l