Understanding Strict Liability And One Bite Laws If You Are Injured By A Dog
8 December 2015
If you are injured by a neighbor or a stranger's dog, then you may want to sue the dog owner for the medical bills that accrued due to the injury. Thankfully, almost all states in the United States have laws that indicate that the dog owner is liable for these injuries. This means that you may receive some sort of settlement fairly easily. However, you should understand that states will generally have either strict liability or one bite rules when it comes to injuries from dogs.
Ask An Attorney: Could A Trial Work Period Affect Your Disability Benefits?
4 November 2015
Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) payments don't always last forever. While some people suffer with disabilities that mean they can never work, other claimants find that they sometimes recover and can return to work. As such, the American government introduced the Trial Work Period (TWP) to help get people back to work. Nonetheless, some claimants are suspicious about the possible implications of a TWP. Learn how a TWP could work for you, and find out if this system could affect your benefits.
The Joke's On You! Beware Personal Injury Claims When Halloween Goes Wrong
8 October 2015
Halloween is a lot of fun for those who like to scare others, but this year it is important you know where to draw the line between prank and potential harm. The story of a Universal Studios' patron who got too much fright on Halloween night has been reported online, but the more scary stuff involves you as a home owner, and the possibility of potential lawsuits. Here are three things you need to know before the trick-or-treaters arrive at your door this Halloween.
Winter Parking Lots: 5 Hazards That Can Cause An Accident
14 September 2015
Winter is a popular time for retail shopping centers as people browse for holiday gifts, big family dinners, and cold-weather products. The time to shop can also create a number of hazards in the parking lot as winter weather arrives. Snow, freezing rain, and blizzards can create a giant mess in a parking lot and eventually lead to auto accidents. If you've been involved in a parking lot accident, then there are five possible hazards that could have made the retail store liable for damages.