Category Archives: General Interest

Debt Collectors Using Forced Arbitration Clauses to Block Consumers’ Legal Action

The New York Times reports on the growing trend of debt collectors using forced arbitration to block any potential lawsuit, even if the collector acted illegally. The article highlights one example involving Midland Funding, a unit of Encore Capital Group, who sued … Continue reading

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Extra Steps You Need To Take During A Divorce If You Have Children

Getting a divorce can be a complicated matter even if you don’t have children. If you do, you will have to take a few extra steps to make sure that you are looking out for their best interest. This may … Continue reading

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6 Obstacles You May Not Expect With Divorce, And How To Overcome Them

A divorce is often an unpleasant and difficult experience. Custody and alimony are common causes of tension in divorce proceedings, but there can be many other difficulties. If you are considering getting a divorce, here are some unexpected obstacles that … Continue reading

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Feel You’ve Been Wronged? 5 Times You Should Consider Legal Help

While there are times that you might consider representing yourself such as during appearances for minor traffic violations, there are times when you absolutely need to hire an attorney. A visit to small claims court doesn’t typically require the assistance … Continue reading

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Car Accidents: What to Do When in a Car Accident With a Drunk Driver

Car accidents are the worst. No one wants to be involved with one. It usually means a lot of car repairs and dealing with your insurance company to get everything resolved. But what do you do when you are in … Continue reading

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Injured on the Job: What to do When Workers’ Comp Fails to Meet Your Needs

For many people who suffer from an injury while on the job, it can be devastating to lose wages while trying to heal physically. Workers’ comp is available to obtain lost wages until you can return to work, but it … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Considers Limits on Class-Action Lawsuits

USA Today reports that in “a case with potentially broad implications for access to justice,” the Supreme Court’s “conservative justices sought during oral argument to limit lawsuits from individuals or groups claiming injuries that cannot be proven,” while “their liberal counterparts … Continue reading

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Five Injuries That Can Turn Into Major Problems For Seniors

Minor accidents and other preventable injuries might not cause concern for most people, but for seniors aged 65 and older, these seemingly harmless incidents–specifically injuries related to minor falls and product-related afflictions can cause injuries that carry the potential to … Continue reading

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5 Signs You Need To Settle Your Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A medical malpractice suit is a serious matter that can determine long-term health and quality of life for the victim or family members. Medical and incident records must be obtained and reviewed. Medical experts must be found to give testimony. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

I hope you are surrounded by friends and family today, and that you have a wonderful day. Photo by Apolonia, via freedigitalphotos.net.

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