Think You Know How Your Spouse's Mental Health Will Affect Your Divorce? Think Again!
20 November 2017
Mental illness is a tricky subject to handle when it comes to divorce proceedings -- and a lot of people really don't understand how the issue can actually play out in court. Instead, they operate on outdated assumptions about how mental illness is viewed by the legal system and that can backfire on them in a big way.
If you're divorcing a spouse who has a mental illness, these are some of the things that you need to consider:
Can You Sue A Doctor For Prescribing Medical Marijuana?
26 October 2017
Although marijuana has been found to be effective at treating certain medical conditions (e.g. chronic pain), it's not appropriate for every person. However, if you are injured from using the drug after your doctor recommends it, it may not be possible for you to sue the healthcare provider for your damages and losses. Here why that is and what your options are if you still want to pursue a case.
Food Poisoning: Can You Be Compensated?
9 March 2017
You've worked hard this week, and now it's time to relax and go out to dinner with your family. Sometimes, this treat turns into a negative experience, especially if food poisoning crashes your party. Anytime you encounter a situation where food has been prepared by someone else, you have the potential to suffer from any number of food-borne illnesses. Salmonella, for example, is a leading cause of food-borne illnesses in the United States.
Settle For More: Negotiating Personal Injury Lawsuits
26 January 2017
Suffering a serious personal injury can be devastating. Even a minor injury can rack up medical bills, lead to lost wages, and dramatically change your lifestyle. These factors are sure to weigh heavily on your mind when you're in the process of settling a personal injury lawsuit.
Here's a quick guide to help you navigate the settlement process:
One of the biggest mistakes you can make is settling for the initial offers presented by the other side; they want to pay as little to settle your lawsuit, as much as you want to garner the maximum payout possible.