As a dog owner, you're legally responsible for everything your dog does. Since he isn't a person and doesn't have any money, the courts will look to you to pay for any damage he causes. This includes if he bites someone. Here's when you may have to pay up for a dog bite. In Your Home Your dog is supposed to be secured in your home when not otherwise under your control, so you will receive the greatest benefit of the doubt when your dog bites someone in your home. [Read More]
How Can A Wage Garnishment Be Avoided?
A wage garnishment occurs when a creditor files suit in civil court to collect a debt. If a judgement is rendered against the debtor, the debt may be repaid through an order for their employer to withhold a portion of their wages and pay it to the creditor. There are options available for avoiding a judgement and subsequent garnishment, as well as stopping them after they are initiated. However, these options must be actively pursued. [Read More]
2 Reasons To Hire A Car Accident Attorney
Contacting a lawyer should be at the top of your list of things to do after you have been involved in a car accident, mostly because he or she can help you deal with a variety of accident-related issues. Listed below are just two reasons to hire a car accident lawyer. Deflecting Blame One of the most important services offered by a lawyer is to ensure that you do not somehow end taking the blame for causing the accident. [Read More]
Questions About Social Security Disability Answered
When you are applying for benefits, you may have a number of questions as you go through the process. Applying for benefits can get complicated, and waiting for your benefits to start if you've been approved can be difficult. If you are considering applying for social security disability benefits, here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about social security disability benefits. 1. How long will it take to get approved for benefits? [Read More]