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Victim Rights When Civil and Criminal Cases Intersect

Victim Rights When Civil and Criminal Cases Intersect

When a person suffers an injury due to an accident or as a victim of a crime, he or she may be confused about their rights. Many victims don’t have a clear understanding of whether to pursue a claim through the criminal or civil process. While most personal injury matters will require processing via a civil case, sometimes criminal proceedings…

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Most Crucial Evidence for Personal Injury Cases

Most Crucial Evidence for Personal Injury Cases

Evidence stands at the center of focus in any type of legal case, but for personal injury cases, having the right evidence is critical. As obvious as this may seem, there’s often very little time for gathering important evidence in the aftermath of an accident. If you’re seriously injured, you may not think about taking photos of the scene or…

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When Should You Sue Over a Dog Bite?

When Should You Sue Over a Dog Bite?

It’s early evening, you’re walking your dog when, suddenly, another dog appears out of nowhere and attacks your beloved pet and bites you. This scenario is more common than you might think. Dogs make great life companions and this world would be bleak, indeed, without them. But, sometimes they bite as in the above example. Not only would you be…

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Honest Labor Deserves Its Day of Rest

Honest Labor Deserves Its Day of Rest

Every year, American workers enjoy a legal holiday known as Labor Day, but many don’t know the details of its origin. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, agriculture was the primary occupation for the majority of people around the world. And the associated hard physical labor wasn’t only a man’s job.    Women regularly handled a number of physically demanding tasks,…

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Common Employer Negligences Leading to Tractor Trailer Accidents

Common Employer Negligences Leading to Tractor Trailer Accidents

Semi-trucks pulling tractor trailers comprise a vital part of the economy. These big rigs transport nearly 70 percent of the goods to stores around the country. A crash involving a large truck can cause serious injury or death to people in smaller vehicles. An experienced truck accident lawyer can help injured parties recover financial and even punitive damages if negligence…

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Steps to Take About Elder Abuse Before Filing

Steps to Take About Elder Abuse Before Filing

If you suspect your elderly loved one has been abused by a caretaker, family member, or friend, consider contacting an attorney with knowledge and experience in elder law. Elder abuse lawyer, Kathryn Burmeister, advises doing this immediately so you’ll have expert help with the reporting process. She says this will ensure your senior loved one’s rights and give you legal…

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Signs of Elder Abuse in Senior Care Facilities

Signs of Elder Abuse in Senior Care Facilities

If you have a loved one in a senior care facility, it’s important to know the signs of elder abuse. You might imagine that elder abuse would be something easy to identify, but it’s often harder than you think. Aging, in general, involves a decline in overall health, mental acuity, and mobility. Due to these natural effects of the aging…

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WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT SANITIZATION AND MASKS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT SANITIZATION AND MASKS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Knowledge is always powerful but especially in uncertain times. With the news putting out information that may be true, false, or somewhere in between, I decided to delve into some more details when it comes to disinfecting and masks. Key Takeaways Higher concentrations of disinfectant are not always better. Not all disinfectants sanitize every virus and bacteria. The disinfecting ability…

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Four Ways to Get Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Four Ways to Get Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Beyond the crucial aspects of sanitizing and social distancing, most people are encountering varying degrees of stress from the current pandemic situation, whether that is because of a changed schedule, uncertainty financially, or just the expectation of the unknown. I have found a few things that have helped me since the pandemic has begun.   TURN OFF THE NEWS: I…

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