If you own a home or business that was affected by an oil spill, you might be able to file a lawsuit. Here are the different types of lawsuits related to oil spills and the damage they cause. Loss of Business Income If your business was in an area that was directly affected by the oil spill, you should be able to file a lawsuit for your lost business income. Oil spills can cause a lot of damage that leads to loss of business.
What do you do when you want to get divorced, but you can't find your spouse? You can't get divorced without giving your spouse notice (so that your spouse has the opportunity to respond to any property issues or other concerns). This can present quite a problem if your spouse has vanished, refuses to give you an address, or is just purposefully trying to avoid the paperwork. A combination of traditional and high-tech methods can help resolve the problem:
Motorcycle helmets are actually fairly controversial items. Some people believe that they are essential to prevent unnecessary injuries and deaths. Other people are just as firm in the belief that helmets are actually dangerous. From a legal standpoint, if you're involved in a motorcycle accident, does it matter if you're wearing one? It might. This is what you should know before you get on the road. Helmets Aren't Guarantees Motorcycle accidents aren't like passenger car accidents - there's no seat belt holding you down, and no windshield between you and the road.
If you have been drinking and driving and received a DWI, you are going to have to do a couple of things in order to get your license back. If this is your first time receiving a DWI, then you may not know what these steps are. Read on for some insights regarding what to do after a DWI: Receive Legal Advice: There are different laws for DWIs that apply in every state.
The success or failure of medical malpractice lawsuits often hinges on an attorney's ability to prove that the presiding physician, nurse, or healthcare practitioner was guilty of medical negligence. In the majority of medical malpractice cases, an attorney must clearly demonstrate four distinct events regarding the medical practitioner and the patient. The following is a brief overview of these four steps and how they dictate a case's success or failure.
Have you recently been let go from your job? Do you feel that the termination was illegal in any way? It is time for you to stand up to unfair employment practices by your former employer. An employment attorney helped me get through an impossible time more easily. I had no idea how serious the repercussions for terminating my position could be for the company, nor did I know how much the company would owe me for doing so. Thankfully, the attorney took the time to answer each and every question that I had and discussed all of my options. I have included much of what I learned on my website to help others learn what they could be owed if they were unlawfully terminated from their jobs.