When you visit a carnival and pay to ride on the attractions that they provide, you run the risk of getting injured because of negligence or a ride malfunction. If this happens, you'll have to take action to make sure you are compensated for your losses. This can include lost wages and medical bills. If you fail to handle your injury properly, it could be problematic when trying to prove how that injury happened and the extent of your injuries when seeking compensation later on. [Read More]
Go Green: 3 Steps To Make Your Business Environmentally-Friendly
Issues regarding the environment should be everyone's concern, including business owners. If you're a business owner, you have a couple of reasons why you company should go green. First, going green is good for the environment. Second, failure to comply with environmental concerns could create legal problems for you. Not all the changes you'll need to make to become a more environmentally-friendly company will be prohibitively expensive. In fact, here are three simple steps you can take to turn your company green. [Read More]
After The Guilty Verdict: Using Mitigating Factors To Ask For A Reduced Sentence
What happens after the jury's verdict if you're found guilty of a felony crime? You may be surprised to find out that you won't immediately learn your punishment. Instead, you and your attorney will start preparing for a sentencing hearing. The sentencing hearing gives you a chance to present information that mitigates your role or responsibility for the crime and to ask for leniency. This is what you need to know. [Read More]
Can A Child Support Agency Garnish An Accident Settlement For Arrears?
Being offered an accident settlement from the at-fault driver's insurance company can be a relief, as the compensation should be enough to cover medical expenses and bills that are piling up. Some individuals are in circumstances where they -- or their spouse -- owe back payments for child support and wonder if the agency can take any of the settlement money. If you're in this type of situation, learn more about child support arrears and injury settlements. [Read More]