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5 Times When Hiring an Attorney is Simply the Smart Thing to Do

While representing yourself in legal battles might save you money on attorney fees, there are some cases when you simply cannot afford to lose. That’s when you need the expertise and legal firepower only a lawyer can give. Here are the top five times when it makes good sense to lawyer up. There are many instances where you can successfully represent yourself and hold on to all of the... ❯❯❯

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Hiring a NYC medical malpractice lawyer is not an easy decision, particularly if you've never hired one before. You may not know where to look, what to say or ask, or even if you truly need a lawyer at all. Here are 4 things to consider before hiring a attorney. What do their colleagues think of them? Look for peer-ratings review systems like the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry, which has... ❯❯❯

How Do Divorce Statistics for Pennsylvania Compare with Other States’?

You may have heard about the divorce rate being so bad that more than half of all marriages end in divorce. While it appeared the trend toward more divorces was the norm for quite a while, as the American Psychological Association has attested to, the statistic hasn’t prevailed. Today, in fact, the divorce rate has gone down, not up. Some states have retained much higher rates than others,... ❯❯❯

Know the Rules to Grow: Learning the Regulations Involved with Legal Marijuana is an Important Step for Personal Growers

Since marijuana (or cannabis) was legalized in certain states despite its federal status as controlled substance, it has become big business. The states that permit the recreational use of cannabis have not faced any penalties for allowing legal growing businesses to flourish although the law remains ambiguous on the subject. For this reason, it is essential for all personal growers to know the... ❯❯❯

Do You Know How the Lemon Law Protects You?

The Lemon law was created in 1984 to provide additional protection to individuals and companies that buy new or previous used automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, RVs and boats too. The idea of the law is that it restricts how many times a manufacturer can attempt a repair unsuccessfully before having to accept that the vehicle isn’t repairable to an acceptable condition. Without the law,... ❯❯❯

Domestic assault in Canada

In Canada, assault charges involve the use of force against an individual and can even include threatening to use force. These cases can include pushing, hitting or poking or even a simple gesture implying harm with no physical contact. If it makes the other person feel in danger, there could be a case for assault. Domestic assault is a unique charge that alleges force was used on someone in the... ❯❯❯

There is no Simple Accident: 5 Reasons You Should Hire a Lawyer to Handle Your Car Accident Case

Being involved in a car accident is a distressing time, whether it was through no fault of your own or not. Knowing whether you are entitled to compensation is probably the last thing on your mind as you try to piece together the events that led to the collision. Nevertheless, even if the accident is a straightforward, open and shut case, you’ll need to hire a lawyer or accident attorney to... ❯❯❯

Legal Considerations to Make About Renting a Room in Your Home

Renting out a spare room in your home is a great way to bring in extra income while providing someone with a place to live. Before you proceed, it’s a good idea to talk with a legal expert like Suzzanne Uhland so you know just what you’re getting into and what you should think about from a legal POV. Familiarize Yourself With the Laws in Your Area Do yourself a favor and find out... ❯❯❯

Some Common Sources of Asbestos Exposure

The word “asbestos” refers to six minerals with thin, long fibers. These minerals come from soil and rocks. This sounds harmless enough, but asbestos can cause a multitude of health issues, some of which can be fatal. While it is most famous for causing mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer, it also causes many cases of lung cancer and a variety of other health issues. ... ❯❯❯

Professions at Risk for Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos exposure can be deadly. The tiny, long fibers that make up asbestos can stay in the lungs for years after being inhaled. These fibers are the only known cause of mesothelioma, a rare but deadly cancer, and they can cause other serious illnesses as well. Unfortunately, members of certain professions are at a high risk for asbestos exposure. Because of this, members of these professions... ❯❯❯