If you have a house you want to sell but cannot find a buyer for it, you may run across a person that would like to buy your house on contract. Selling a house on contract can be a great opportunity for a homeowner, but it also has some risks attached to it. Here are three of the risks you may have if you decide to go through with this.
4 April 2017
The government is usually immune from injury lawsuits, including those related to car accidents caused by government employees. However, there are exceptions that may allow you to sue the government if one of its drivers crashes into you. Here are three examples of situations in which your car accident case against the government might succeed: You Were Hit By a Grossly Negligent Driver Many states have raised the threshold for government lawsuits from ordinary negligence to gross negligence.
29 March 2017
Being harassed by your supervisor after suffering an injury at work that wasn't your fault is unacceptable. If he or she has been denying you time off of work and simply demoted you to a lower position, you don't have to accept it. There is something that can be done legally, and you might be able to take time off without losing your job. You just have to take the right steps to handle the situation in a legal manner so everything will work out in your favor.
17 March 2017
Most people assume that all there is to seeing to it that their affairs are in order is to create a will, appoint a trustee, and make arrangements. However, estate planning is not always so easy and it is highly probable that some situations will bring about complications with your estate and for your estate trustee upon your death. When estate distribution is bound to be difficult, it is always best to appoint a trust attorney to oversee the situation and help the trustee through everything.
12 March 2017
If you've recently completed the proceedings in your divorce case, all financial and personal issues should have been settled through the court proceedings and finalized by the judge overseeing the case. But, if you happened to be left with a heavy financial burden afterward, that you're unable to satisfy on your own, it can be difficult to rebuild your life. If you're cash strapped and finding yourself in a great deal of debt that you can't pay back, bankruptcy may be an option.
8 March 2017
Car accidents happen in parking lots all the time. Sometimes, it's hard to say who was at fault when the accident happens. Figuring out blame becomes even more important when someone suffers an injury from the car accident. To figure it out, lawyers must answer a few questions. How Did the Accident Happen? A car accident can happen several ways in a parking lot. Cars backing into each other Pulling forward into traffic Backing out into traffic Collision as cars try to claim same space In addition, accidents can also occur if cars fail to obey any of the parking lot's signage.
6 March 2017
Winning the lottery is often a pipe dream for many people. It's an instant way to win millions of dollars. When it does happen, there are many benefits and exciting things, but there are also a lot of important considerations to think about. You'll likely hear a lot of talk from family, friends, and complete strangers. Understanding all of your options and getting the best answers is the best way to move forward successfully with your lottery winnings.
23 February 2017
When a person causes a car accident that leaves another person injured, the injured party has the right to seek compensation for the injuries. If you are in this type of situation and would like to know how to go about seeking compensation for your injuries, there are several things you will need to know. The main thing to understand is that suing the responsible party for compensation is normally considered the last resort.
13 December 2016
Over 31,000 people serving in the U.S. armed forces are not American citizens. These service members put their lives on the line fighting for freedom, and some of them die while doing so. The United States recognizes and honors all service members, especially those who pay the ultimate sacrifice, and in the case of non-citizens, the U.S. allows the fallen soldiers' closest family members to apply for posthumous citizenship on their behalf.
4 November 2016
If you're like most attorneys, you faithfully pay your malpractice insurance premiums with the hope that this will wind up being money down the drain after you go decades without ever enlisting the help of your insurer. Unfortunately, malpractice lawsuits can befall individuals at any stage of their careers, and you may at some point find yourself being personally served a complaint by a representative of your former client. Even attorneys who are well-versed in other areas of the law may not be familiar with malpractice defense, and having your reputation -- or even your professional license -- on the line can be a highly stressful experience.
8 August 2016