Tenant Rights and Responsibilities According To The 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.

Parking Lot Accidents

30 September 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have spent any time in a busy parking lot, you know how many close calls occur there. With so many pedestrians, distracted drivers, and small places to maneuver, it can sometimes feel remarkable if you have never been in a car accident in a parking lot. In spite of slow speeds expected in parking lots, the truth is that many injuries and fatalities do occur in these spaces. If somebody else caused an accident you were injured in, you may have some legal recourse. Read More …

Hurt At Work As An Independent Contractor? What Workers’ Compensation Means For You

27 August 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Working as an independent contractor is a great way to gain independence in your career. You go into business for yourself, have the freedom to choose which clients you want to work with, and can set many of your own terms. However, what happens when you get hurt at work? While most employees can file workers' compensation, what does that mean for you as an independent contractor? Here is a look at what you need to know about workers' compensation, independent contractors, and the law. Read More …

Use Your Smartphone To Show Evidence Of Fatigue That May Help To Refute A DUI Charge

25 July 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

There's lots of evidence that suggests that being tired while behind the wheel of your car is very dangerous. You may fail to observe the rules of the road, perhaps by weaving out of your lane or even by driving too slowly. Following any traffic stop, the responding law enforcement officer will assess whether the driver seems to be intoxicated. Unfortunately, your severe fatigue could make it seem as though you're under the influence, even if you haven't had a sip of alcohol. Read More …

Defending Yourself After Criminal Charges

25 June 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Almost any criminal charge can carry serious punishments. In most cases, the level of punishment that the charge potentially brings will influence your decision to seek help from a lawyer that practices criminal law. The type of criminal offense and the exact circumstances surrounding the alleged incident will determine how your attorney handles your case. Read on to find out more about common criminal defensive actions. You must have a good deal of information at your disposal before your lawyer can plan out your defense. Read More …

Can You Sue An Anti-Vaccine Parent For Medical Malpractice?

21 May 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Refusing vaccines has become a very contentious point, to put it mildly. While most people are vaccinated against diseases like measles, some people can't be vaccinated (due to medical problems like poor immune function or due to age, like infants), and even those who are fully vaccinated have a tiny, tiny chance of the vaccine not working as well as it should. So when someone purposefully does not vaccinate their child for personal reasons, rather than actual medical problems, that increases the risk of those who can't be vaccinated becoming ill. Read More …