If you rent a house or an apartment, it's very beneficial to know the laws that protect tenants. Hi, my name is Sally Riddell and when I moved into my first apartment, I wanted to make sure that I knew all of the laws concerning the rights of tenants. I researched tenant laws and I also spoke with a family friend who is a lawyer to make sure that I understood my responsibilities and rights as a tenant. Because I knew this information before I started renting my apartment, I felt confident when signing my rental agreement. If you're considering living in a rental home or apartment, I suggest that you read my blog first. If you are already renting, this blog will also help you if you ever have any concerns.

Prudent Tips For Personal Safety In Crowd Situations

22 February 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

As the population grows, crowded areas have become an increasingly normal part of daily life for most Americans. During the work week, crowds gather at bus stops on train and subway platforms as they wait to be transported to work or school. On the weekends, crowded malls, concert halls, and sports stadiums are common destinations. Unfortunately, all this additional pedestrian traffic can create additional risk of experiencing an injury from slipping, falling, or being bumped by someone else. Read More …

Worker’s Compensation And Personal Injury: What’s The Difference?

23 January 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you get injured at work, you are generally able to recoup your expenses with a worker's compensation claim through your employer. This is different than filing a personal injury claim with an attorney. The following are the differences between a worker's compensation claim and a personal injury claim: Personal Injury Claims Require Fault The primary difference in the two claims is that fault is needed for a personal injury claim. Read More …

4 Reasons To Hire A Negligence Attorney

19 December 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

Being injured or dealing with the death of a loved one due to the negligence of another person or a company can be incredibly difficult. When you're in this type of situation, it is in your best interest to hire a personal injury attorney who specializes in negligence cases to help you recoup the financial settlement that you're entitled to. Some situations where you would need a negligence attorney include: Read More …

3 Things To Know About Medical Malpractice

25 November 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

When seeking medical attention, the last thing on most patient's minds is medical errors. However, medical errors are far more common than many realize. Medical errors claim 251,000 lives a year, making them the third leading cause of death in the US. In cases where a patient is injured or dies due to negligence from a healthcare professional or medical facility, a medical malpractice lawsuit may be necessary. Here are three things to consider about medical malpractice lawsuits: Read More …

Why Divorce Bifurcation Isn’t Always The Best Idea

27 October 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

A bifurcation is a legal option that allows you to separate your divorce into two separate processes. The first stage legally ends the divorce while the second stage deals with settling divorce issues such as property division and spousal support. Some people like bifurcation because it allows them to get on with their lives while the other divorce issues are being determined, but it does have its disadvantages. Here are some of the potential complications of bifurcation: Read More …