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.

Was Your Child Injured By An Attractive Nuisance?

21 May 2021
 Categories: Law, Blog

In most instances, someone who gets injured while trespassing on another person's property can't sue the property owner for damages. However, there is one exception: children who are injured due to an attractive nuisance on a property. If your child was injured on another person's property, ask a personal injury attorney if you're eligible to file a lawsuit on your child's behalf. What Is an Attractive Nuisance? Under the law, an attractive nuisance is an element of a property that a child might be enticed to use or explore, possibly endangering them in the process. Read More …

What Is Race Discrimination And How Can You Deal With It?

20 April 2021
 Categories: Law, Blog

Have you been facing racial discrimination at work, and you cannot take it anymore? Many people globally face this problem but choose to ignore it just to keep their jobs because it's their source of livelihood. Unfortunately, staying silent isn't a solution to the situation as it encourages the oppressors to continue.  So, if you realize your employer doesn't want to promote you based on your nationality or racial origins even though you are more qualified, or your colleagues make racial comments to you, you shouldn't ignore it. Read More …

Frequently Asked Questions About Whiplash Personal Injury Claims

22 March 2021
 Categories: Law, Blog

Whiplash is a general term for soft tissue injuries on the neck and back resulting from a sudden jolting movement in a car accident. If you're involved in a car accident and you sustain whiplash injuries, you should hire a personal injury attorney to help you claim compensation. Here are some frequently asked questions about whiplash personal injury claims. How Do I Know I Have Whiplash Injuries? After you're involved in an accident, it's advisable to seek medical treatment even if you feel okay. Read More …

What You Need To Know About Slip And Fall Accidents

19 February 2021
 Categories: Law, Blog

A slip and fall is a personal injury case where a person sustains injuries after tripping on another person's property. Slip and fall accidents are categorized as premises liability claims. This is because they occur on premises owned by someone else. Some of the conditions that can result in slip and fall accidents include wet floors, poor lighting, and torn carpeting. Slip and falls also occur outdoors because of ice, snow, rain, or hidden hazards like potholes. Read More …

How A Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help Applicants

21 January 2021
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have a disability and are in desperate need of some kind of benefits, working with a Social Security Disability attorney is your best move. They understand the process and the steps coming your way, which will help you face a less difficult road ultimately. Review List of Accepted Impairments Even when conditions are severe, unfortunately, they're not always accepted by Social Security. You need to understand for certain if your attempts to apply for these benefits are worth the effort you put into them, and a Social Security Disability attorney can help with this by going over the list of accepted impairments. Read More …