Law

3 Important Factors That Often Lead To Big Truck Accidents On The Highway

Sharing the highway with semi-trucks can be pretty unsettling at times. Unfortunately, there are several important factors that often lead to big truck accidents.  A Lack of Driver Training Is Sometimes An Issue  Operating a semi-truck is not like driving a passenger vehicle. With a vehicle that has such stature and weight, many rules of operation are different. Truck drivers usually have to pass a long written exam to obtain a permit and then go to a driver training school to learn the proper operation methods. Read More 

Hurt While Out On The Town? Two Reasons Why You Must Hire A Personal Injury Attorney

When you're out and about running errands around town, the last thing you expect to happen is to be injured. Maybe you're going into a favorite store when the automatic doors close up on you just as you're entering the building. Perhaps you were walking briskly to your car after doing a little shopping when you step into a pothole in the parking lot and fall so quickly that your ankle can't support the weight and you end up in horrific pain. Read More 

What You Can Do To Help Prepare For Your Divorce

Getting a divorce is an emotional roller coaster. The process is overwhelming and upsetting at times. You need to be fully prepared as you go through the process. The best way to navigate a divorce is to prepare. The following are some things you can do to get ready for divorce. Know What to Expect To best prepare for divorce, you should know what the process will be like. Take the time to read over the divorce laws in your state so you are aware of your rights. Read More 

Planning To Plead Guilty? Hire An Attorney First

Minor legal problems can become a major distraction if they are not handled properly. If you have been arrested for a minor offense or issued a ticket for a misdemeanor violation, you might be tempted to plead guilty and suffer the consequences. Sometimes pleading guilty can be a beneficial option, but you should always consult with an experienced attorney before entering a plea- no matter how minor the charges might seem. Read More 

Sexual Harassment Can Occur From A Woman To A Man, Too

If you were to ask a few people around you about how they'd describe sexual harassment in the workplace, there's a good chance that they'd paint a picture of a male boss touching or making inappropriate comments about a female employee. There's no question that this sort of disturbing harassment occurs in many workplaces across the country, but some people may overlook that women can sexually harass male colleagues, too. As a man, it can be difficult to be in such a position because you may feel some amount of stigma from reporting it. Read More