Legal Guide

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Wrongful Death Is Becoming More Visible - Is The Law Changing?

Wrongful death is an important part of the civil law framework in America. It enables private citizens to take action against any company or individual they feel has caused a tragic loss of life; the joint lawsuit being filed against Amazon following a warehouse collapse is a notable example of that, according to USA Today. What exactly constitutes wrongful death is a relatively... ❯❯❯

In Your Estate Plan, You Have to Remember to Prepare for Your Potential Incapacitation

The following is adapted from Savvy Estate Planning. There’s a brutal truth that many people don’t think about, but they should: a disability is often harder on a family than a death. Why? Because if you become seriously disabled, your loved ones will have to deal with many of the same legal issues as when you die, but they will also have to take care of you. A serious disability is... ❯❯❯

What is the Penalty for Assault in Canada?

The criminal code in Canada outlines the penalties for assault. An assault is defined as the deliberate application of force to another person, directly or indirectly. A person who intends to use force on another individual may also be committing an assault. In addition, an assault may be committed when a person carries a weapon or is openly carrying one. An assault may even be a result of an... ❯❯❯

How to Find a Good Attorney

The US District Court's filings for civil cases are up 16%, and it's still climbing. Civil cases include personal injury, fraud, medical malpractice, defamation, and the list goes on. If you're dealing with a complex civil case, you're probably searching for a lawyer. However, with so many lawyers competing for your business, it can be hard to tell the good apart from the bad. How can you... ❯❯❯

Four Things You Can Do if You Witness Sexual Harassment at Work

No one should ever have to put up with sexual harassment at work. All citizens have legal rights to work in a safe environment. However, sexual harassment still, unfortunately, happens at the workplace; from coworkers, managers, or employers. If you witness someone at work being sexually harassed, it can be challenging to know what to do for the best. So, check out the following things you can... ❯❯❯

Should I File For Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

If you have struggled to pay bills during the COVID 19 pandemic, you might be thinking about bankruptcy. But, what are the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection, and how do you know which is best?  Bankruptcy Overview Bankruptcy is the most common way to eliminate or reduce debt when you have more bills than you can pay. In some situations, it may be the last... ❯❯❯

What’s The Difference Between A Contract Claim & A State Law Claim?

Image Source: Pexels If you’ve ever needed a lawyer before, then you’ll know how complex things can become, there are all sorts of terms and phrases thrown around that, it can be hard to keep up. Some people may have wondered what the difference is between a state law claim and a contract claim, and how would you know unless you ask? Contract Claims Contract claims are court cases... ❯❯❯

Top Questions You Must Ask Your Divorce Lawyer

Divorce will be one of the most challenging tasks in your life. And the way you handle the entire case will leave a lasting impression on you and your family. However, no matter which side you choose to be on, you cannot proceed with the legal lawsuit all by yourself. Even if you are well versed in legal jargon, you still need to find a trustworthy divorce lawyer, Galveston TX. But is it easy to... ❯❯❯

Top Bail Bonds In Cobb County: What To Expect

In some recent news, it is observed that there is a rise in the number of false DUI arrests in Cobb County. It has become a problem as many innocent people are getting arrested even before the lab tests turn up. In such cases, the accused stay in the Cobb County jail till they are presented in the court. However, staying in jail can cause significant mental, financial and physical stress.  ... ❯❯❯

What Steps to Take When You Have a Personal Injury Claim

Every year, the US experiences about 6 million car accidents, with 3 million people sustaining injuries from those accidents. If you’re lucky enough to come out of a car accident alive, you're not out of the woods yet. You still have to recuperate from your injuries and foot the medical bills, plus pay for any repairs to your car. Thankfully, your car insurance provider will... ❯❯❯