Law

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.

Do You Need Legal Help After Your Car Wreck?

23 April 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Even personal injury attorneys will tell you that not all accidents call for legal help. If the accident is relatively minor and no one was hurt, you might just be able to let the insurance carriers handle it. Most insurance policies cover vehicle repair or replacement, and if you need to go to the hospital to get checked out, which is a good idea, you are covered for that too. There are times, however, when not speaking to an attorney would be foolish. Read More …

3 Things To Consider When Hiring A Workers Compensation Lawyer

23 March 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Hiring a workers compensation attorney is something that many people consider after getting a workplace-related illness or injury. Workers compensation was put in place in order to replace lost wages and to pay for medical care after a worker has been injured or become ill at their workplace. While many claims are accepted quickly by the employers, sometimes a workers compensation lawyer is needed when a claim is denied or there are other issues that arise. Read More …

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 …