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.

Injured At The Hands Of A Medical Specialist? Your Referring Doctor May Also Be Liable

23 December 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

It seems like everybody is a specialist these days. The day of the family doctor who handled everything from ear infections to setting broken bones is long gone. Instead, your primary care physician probably helps you manage any ongoing problems and minor illnesses but turns over anything complicated to a medical specialist of some sort. What happens when the doctor that you know and trust refers you to another doctor who doesn't turn out to be much of an expert? Read More …

3 Ways To Ensure Your Mental Illness Doesn’t Affect A Child Custody Decision

20 November 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you're facing a custody battle but worry that your mental illness will be used as an excuse by your ex-partner, it's important that you do everything in your power to show that your illness is under control and that it shouldn't be considered as a part of the custody case. Below are tips on getting through the custody case and getting the decision that you and your child deserve. Read More …

3 Tips For Managing Your Attorney Fees In Your Personal Injury Case

3 November 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Were you recently injured in an accident that wasn't your fault? Are you considering legal action against the liable party? One of the biggest questions you may have is how much legal representation will cost and how you will pay your attorney. Most attorneys accept personal injury cases on a contingency basis. That is, they accept their payment out of your settlement or award. The percentage that they take can vary based on how complex the case was, what their costs were, and your state's specific laws regarding legal fees. Read More …

Going From Private To Public: How Trading Openly Changes The Laws For Your Company

15 October 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Once your company is ready to switch from a privately funded venture to a publicly funded one, you will need a corporate lawyer to help you establish this status. There a number of things that change legally for your company, and trying to navigate them on your own is legally dangerous. Giving those responsibilities and duties over to your corporate attorney alleviates the concern that you could accidentally kill off what you have built. Read More …

Tips For Being Successful When Making A Social Security Disability Claim

23 September 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Making a Social Security disability claim can be a difficult process. You might be in a great deal of pain but also need to have your wits about you in order to ensure that you get the assistance you need to pay for the treatment that is going to relieve you of pain. Here are some tips for being successful when making a Social Security claim. 1. Keep Track of Your Medical Records Read More …