Did a desperate financial situation lead to you committing robbery for the first time in your life? Are you now living in the fear of getting caught? There is a way to make the situation a little better. You can actually end up with a more tolerable sentence if you turn yourself in to the authorities. It is important for you to hire a criminal defense attorney before turning yourself in, as he or she will guide you from beginning to end. [Read More]
Hit by a Teen With a Learner's Permit? What Are Your Legal Options?
Being involved in an auto accident is an unpleasant but somewhat inevitable part of the driving life -- in fact, most drivers will file an accident claim at least once every 18 years. However, being struck by an unlicensed driver or a teenager who is covered only by a learner's permit can present some additional complications you may not be prepared for, even if you've been through the accident scenario before. [Read More]
Protection For Pregant Women: What You Need To Know
If you are pregnant and you work, it is important that you are aware of your rights with regard to your employment. Pregnancy discrimination can happen to any expecting woman in the workplace. Discrimination can come in the form or reduced work hours, removal from your standard job functions, or demotion. The following is important information all women who plan to have children need to be aware of. Legal Protection For Pregnant Women [Read More]
Signs That A Property Owner Should Have Known About The Danger Of A Fallen Tree
If you are suing a property owner for injuries caused by a falling tree, one of the things the court will consider is whether the owner knew or should have known that the tree was dangerous. That knowledge (actual or constructive) makes the property owner liable for your damages. Here are four things you can use to show that the owner knew their tree was dangerous: The Tree Looked Diseased [Read More]