Food Poisoning: Can You Be Compensated?
9 March 2017
You've worked hard this week, and now it's time to relax and go out to dinner with your family. Sometimes, this treat turns into a negative experience, especially if food poisoning crashes your party. Anytime you encounter a situation where food has been prepared by someone else, you have the potential to suffer from any number of food-borne illnesses. Salmonella, for example, is a leading cause of food-borne illnesses in the United States.
Settle For More: Negotiating Personal Injury Lawsuits
26 January 2017
Suffering a serious personal injury can be devastating. Even a minor injury can rack up medical bills, lead to lost wages, and dramatically change your lifestyle. These factors are sure to weigh heavily on your mind when you're in the process of settling a personal injury lawsuit.
Here's a quick guide to help you navigate the settlement process:
One of the biggest mistakes you can make is settling for the initial offers presented by the other side; they want to pay as little to settle your lawsuit, as much as you want to garner the maximum payout possible.
What Should You Be Telling Your Family About Your Estate Planning?
4 January 2017
Like many people who are planning what will happen with their assets after they pass away, you might be limiting many of your financial planning discussions to your estate attorney only. However, being able to talk to your family about the issues that will affect them when you die is important for many reasons. For one thing, they can start to process their feelings about what your plans are while you're still around to discuss them; they can also offer input and suggestions that will make everything easier for all of you.
Back To School: Bankruptcy Educational Requirements
15 December 2016
If your financial situation has worsened and you are thinking about declaring bankruptcy, you should know that there are some additional requirements that attempt to ensure that you learn from your financial mistakes. Read on to learn more about these classes that you must take before you can get your bankruptcy finalized.
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 was a powerful bit of legislation aimed at preventing people from having to declare bankruptcy again and again.