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Should There Be a Space Between the Motorcycle and Car?

Whether a motorcycle driver or driving a car with motorcycles on the road, it is important that drivers of both vehicles maintain proper safety precautions to keep everyone on the road safe. Preventing an accident can often come down to the amount of space between a motorcycle and a car. How Does Space Help? If any vehicle on the road has to stop quickly for any animal or any other reason,... ❯❯❯

Is it Legal to Park on the Pavement in the UK?

These days one of the biggest problems faced by motorists is finding a convenient and affordable parking space. This can be especially problematic if you live in city centres or apartment blocks with no designated parking. In many cases, people who don’t have access to parking at home on a driveway or specific space may be tempted to park on the pavement. There is a range of differing opinions... ❯❯❯

The Benefits Of Having A Commercial Contract In Place

The Benefits Of Having A Commercial Contract In PlaceOften people have a verbal agreement or oral contract in place and while this may seem sufficient, it can often leave the clients or those involved unhappy. This is why establishing written contracts should be a prerequisite before engaging in any business. What Is A Commercial Contract? A commercial contract is a legally binding contract between an employer and the other party, usually an... ❯❯❯

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

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 fluid assessment i... ❯❯❯

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 not just... ❯❯❯

What is the Penalty for Assault in Canada?

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

How to Find a Good AttorneyThe 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 hire... ❯❯❯

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

Four Things You Can Do if You Witness Sexual Harassment at WorkNo 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 resort... ❯❯❯

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

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 that arise... ❯❯❯

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