Can A Car Driver Sue A Bicyclist For Causing An Accident?

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When car accidents involve a bicycle, the car driver isn't always automatically at fault. If you believe you were injured because of the actions of a bicyclist, here's what you should know about suing for your injuries. Comparative Negligence In many jurisdictions, car–bicycle accidents are subject to the concept of comparative negligence. This legal principle acknowledges that fault can be shared between multiple parties involved in an accident. In the context of a car driver suing a bicyclist for causing an accident, the car driver must demonstrate that the bicyclist was partially or wholly responsible for the incident.

17 July 2023

4 Tips For Finding A Good Workers' Compensation Lawyer

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Sustaining an injury at work, especially a severe injury, can be a life-altering and traumatic experience. Depending on the extent of your injuries, it could lead to financial and emotional distress, expensive medical bills that quickly add up, and lost wages if you miss time from work. Fortunately, if you have been injured at work, you may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. However, navigating the legal system and getting the compensation you deserve can be challenging.

4 May 2023

Here's Why You Might Need To Pursue A Construction Litigation Case

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Did you hire someone to do some construction for your company but you have not yet gotten the results you expected? Did someone you were in business with on a construction project not hold up their end of the bargain in some way? It may be possible to take legal action to address this situation, but you will need an pro who understands construction litigation. Here are some of the different scenarios where hiring an attorney with expertise in this area might be beneficial to your company.

4 May 2023

4 Of The Ugliest Sources Of Corporate Litigation

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A significant portion of America's legal structure centers on the goings-on of corporations. Unsurprisingly, the business world attracts lots of litigation. While you can't guarantee that you'll avoid corporate litigation entirely, it helps to know what's out there so you can prepare. Here are four sources of corporate litigation.  Shareholder Disputes The officers and employees of a corporation must run it in the interests of the shareholders. For the most part, this isn't contentious because shareholders tend to be people who believe in a company's mission or at least its financial direction.

30 March 2023

Suffered A Dog Bite? Here Are Some Owner Defenses You Might Face

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Owning a pet comes along with a great deal of responsibility. Not only are owners responsible for caring for the animal, but they are equally responsible for their interactions with other people. However, in some situations, when a dog bites someone else, an owner will rely on every defense possible to excuse themselves of responsibility. Provocation To many dog owners, their pet is well-behaved, kind, and friendly. So, the idea that their animal would act aggressively towards someone else seems unheard of.

24 February 2023

From Injury To Recovery: How A Workers' Compensation Lawyer Can Help You Get The Medical Treatment You Need

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A workplace injury can be a complicated and overwhelming experience, and many employees may not know where to seek help. A workers' compensation lawyer can be critical in coordinating medical treatment and rehabilitation, ensuring that the injured worker receives the best possible care. Here's how a workers' compensation lawyer can help. File and Appeal Workers' Compensation Claims  A workers' compensation lawyer can help an injured worker file a claim and navigate the complex workers' compensation system.

23 January 2023

What To Do At Your Bankruptcy Creditor's Meeting

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Those filing for bankruptcy will often have only one court appearance to attend. However, many filers get worried about what will go on at that hearing. Sometimes, knowing what to expect can help relieve some of that anxiety. Read on for some information about what you can expect at your bankruptcy creditor's meeting. Be Prepared to Attend Set aside the date and make arrangements if you must travel to another town.

27 December 2022