You should not negotiate a personal injury case with an adjuster as if you are hell-bent on an out-of-court settlement. Remember that at the end of the negotiations, you can either get the compensation you deserve or take the case to a civil court. Knowing this will help you to avoid: Lying to the Adjuster Once you know that your case can always end up in court, you will not lie because of the risk of being found out in court.
- Throughout the course of property ownership, many people find themselves in the middle of zoning battles. For instance, a company may want to rezone your neighborhood to allow a busy shopping block, or a dense apartment building, which may deteriorate the quality of life that you and your neighbors experience. This kind of thing can be intimidating to oppose if you are unfamiliar with zoning law and how to fight such issues.
- With the warm weather of summer here, many people are getting outside and jumping in the pool to cool down. Unfortunately, this fun summer activity can be a cause of injury. Do you know what your rights are if you are injured at the pool? It's a good idea to understand your rights, and if you have a viable personal injury case. Premise Liability Laws Typically Apply The big legal difference between a beach and a swimming pool is that a pool is built on someone's property.
- Whether you're concerned about the prospect of spending down your nest egg for your spouse's end-of-life care, or are tired of having your Social Security retirement income taxed due to your working spouse's income, you may be wondering whether an "on paper" divorce can save you money. What happens if you and your spouse legally divorce but continue to live together and share finances? Read on to learn more about some common situations in which strategic divorce may be utilized, as well as what you can do if you find yourself in one of these situations.
- Seeing a loved one trapped in an abusive relationship can be both devastating and frustrating. On the one hand, you hate to see your friend in any kind of pain. On the other hand, you may not understand why your loved one continues to be in the relationship. Regardless, you want to help, but it's important that you be aware of a few things before you get involved in such a complicated situation.