The number of truck accidents increases every year. Owing to the large size of trucks, the consequences of the crashes usually turn out to be disastrous and, in many cases, fatal. Several factors contribute to a truck accident, some which include violation of road safety regulations, improperly loaded trucks, driver fatigue, poor maintenance of trucks and so on.
If you think about the dangers posed by commercial trucks, you probably think about a large truck, speeding, weaving in and out of travel lanes with perhaps a drowsy or fatigued driver behind the wheel. What you probably don’t think about are the dangers of a commercial truck parked in the wrong place at the wrong time. Just… Read More »
If you have not gotten around to planning your estate, then it is high time you do. There are several reasons why you should not delay in planning how your assets should be distributed after you are no more. A comprehensive estate plan will help you decide who gets to inherit your wealth and you can proactively prevent… Read More »
So you’ve been injured in an accident caused by another party and are expecting adequate compensation, enough to cover all of the resulting damages, including medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, etc. This is why insurance companies exist, to cover people like you in case of an incident, right?
Navigating your way through a roadway’s work zones can be challenging for even the most careful of drivers. In a work zone, speeds have slowed, the tempers of other drivers may be flaring, workers are moving about, heavy equipment is entering and exiting, and flaggers are signaling. It’s a lot to keep track of under the best of… Read More »
Should you represent yourself in a divorce? Some couples can successfully divorce without the help of an attorney, while others are not so lucky. Understanding the circumstances in which it is best to hire a divorce lawyer can make a big difference in your divorce.
THE INSURANCE COMPANY OFFERED ME A SETTLEMENT. DO I STILL NEED TO HIRE A LAWYER? Don’t accept the insurance company’s initial settlement offer without consulting with an attorney first. If you do, you would certainly resolve your case in quick fashion but most likely end up with insufficient compensation for your medical bills and other damages.
The most recent statistics from the Health and Safety Executive found that last 1.2 million people suffered from a work-related illness. 27.3 billion working days were lost due to workplace illnesses and injuries.
We should always be conscious of the risks we take when operating cars and motorcycles. After all, we must always make an effort to equitably share the roads we travel, regardless of the vehicles we choose to get us to our destinations.
As with many things in life, legal actions depend heavily on the details. Some of the most basic details in criminal cases revolve around how and when the police advise a suspect of his or her rights. Commonly referred to as Miranda rights, these warnings stem from the 1966 trial of a Mexican immigrant who confessed to charges… Read More »