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.

The Reasons To Plead Guilty When You Did Not Commit The Crime

20 December 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

When charged with a crime, criminal laws state that you are not guilty of the crime until the court proves you are, and this often occurs through a criminal trial. Going through a criminal trial is risky, though, and it is also time-consuming and overwhelming; many defendants will accept plea bargains prior to their trials simply to avoid going through the trial process. If you are facing charges that you did not commit, you might want to accept a plea bargain instead, even though you are innocent. Read More …

3 Phone Calls You Need to Make After a Truck Accident

25 November 2019
 Categories: , Blog

It's scary to get into an accident with a truck. Trucks are much larger than passenger vehicles, which means they are more likely to cause serious damage. Along with causing damage to other vehicles, a truck accident can cause serious injury to the person in the smaller vehicle. If you have been in an accident that involved a truck, there are certain people you need to contact right away. Here are three phone calls you should make after a truck accident. Read More …

Who Can You Trust After A Car Accident?

24 October 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Most people are not prepared to deal with the legal aspects of a car accident. Unfortunately, that can make accident victims more vulnerable to being taken advantage of by the insurer. Knowing who to trust after you've been injured is vital so read on to find out more. Trust Your Own Insurer But Not The Other Guy's If the other driver caused the wreck, you are entitled to be paid compensation for a number of losses. Read More …

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 …