Auto Accident Due To Poor Road Conditions: Who's Liable For Damages?

Automobile accidents aren't always due to the negligence of another driver. In some cases, the poor road conditions can lead to an accident, and if no one really did anything wrong, who's at fault? Potholes, watering pooling on roadways, and ice or snow makes driving hazardous for all drivers. If you've had an accident due to bad road or driving conditions, you cannot file a personal injury suit for damages unless you understand where the fault lies. [Read More]

Is It Possible To Discharge A Social Security Disability Overpayment In A Bankruptcy?

In the event you are responsible for an overpayment from Social Security disability, there is a possibility that you can use a bankruptcy filing to clear the amount owed. Whether or not you can depends largely on the reason for the overpayment and if the Social Security Administration plans to object to the discharge.  What Is an Overpayment? An overpayment occurs when you receive disability payments you were not supposed to. [Read More]

Colonel Mustard In The Kitchen With The Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Understanding the world of lawyers, courtrooms, and American law in general can be tricky, especially if you find yourself in need of an attorney to pursue a lawsuit against someone else. Knowing how to react and what rights you have is extremely important moving forward due to the specific nature of the law, and at times acting prematurely can end up ruining your entire case. With talk of "parties of interest" [Read More]

How To Protect Yourself From Liability Due To Attractive Nuisance

Children (and this definition may include teenagers) have an exploratory and inquisitive nature that may cause them injuries. Such injuries may stem from ordinary objects that pose no danger to adults. Such ordinary objects that may attract and injure children are known as attractive nuisances. Here are steps to protect yourself from potential personal injuries brought about by attractive nuisances: Identify the Attractive Nuisances in Your Property The first step is to identify the objects or structures in your property to which children may be attracted. [Read More]