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.

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 …

Different Examples Of Age Discrimination

22 April 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

There are many ways a person or company can discriminate against another based on their age. Many people suffer age discrimination each day, and a large percentage of them try to shake it off and move on. However, there are times when age discrimination is so severe or costs the victim such a loss that it simply shouldn't be ignored. You can learn about some examples of age description here so that you can see just how widespread and serious it truly is. Read More …