While lawyers and judges are the ultimate legal experts, of course, I believe that every citizen should take the time to learn a little about law for several reasons. First, it is important to know your rights, and knowing them can come in handy if anyone ever accuses you of a crime you didn't commit or threatens you legally in another other way. Second, learning about your local, state, and federal laws can help you act as a better citizen. When election time comes around, you can then truly understand ever change in law being proposed by a candidate and whether it benefits society or not. I plan to share posts about law topics explained in plain English on my new blog, so you can come back often to sharpen your legal knowledge!
19 November 2017
Medical doctors are required to provide their patients with an established standard of care. When a doctor is negligent or fails to do this, you may opt to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Of course, lawsuits are not at all simple. If you are the victim of medical malpractice, you might struggle with your next steps. This guide will help you understand what to expect. 1. Medical Malpractice Is Not Simply a Bad Reaction
23 October 2017
Although getting a reverse mortgage may have seemed like a great way for you and your spouse to get some extra money to fund your golden years, it can quickly become a burden if the two of you decide to divorce. Here are two ways legally separating from your spouse can impact your reverse mortgage. The Lender May Call in the Loan Early One of the primary benefits of a reverse mortgage is it doesn't come due until the last surviving spouse no long occupies the home.
25 September 2017
There are some people who do not know how to control their anger and choose to put their hands on someone else to express themselves. When this happens, the victim of the abuse can take the person to court to sue them for the damage that they caused during the attack. If you have been attacked and are considering a personal injury lawsuit, use the following guide to learn what steps to take to make sure that your court case goes as smoothly as possible:
15 September 2017
If you have been in a car accident, you may have ended up injured and with a lot of on-going medical bills. Insurance companies won't always pay all your medical bills and things like wheelchairs, durable medical equipment, and home health care can get really expensive. If you have been in an accident and you are trying to deal with those bills, you are going to need help to pay for them.
8 September 2017
A person who violates your privacy, for example, by revealing your embarrassing or secret information, should compensate you for the ensuing damage. Here are some of the damages you can collect from such a claim or lawsuit: Emotional Distress Having someone invade your privacy is distressing, especially if the invasion involves a disclosure of embarrassing facts. For example, rape is a traumatizing experience that nobody should ever have to relive. Therefore, if you are a rape victim who has managed to keep your ordeal private for a long time only to have someone reveal your experience, it's clear that you will be emotionally distressed.