Category Archives: General Interest

All the Legal Ins and Outs You Need to Know About Filing for Bankruptcy

Sometimes, the only thing that you can do if finances get to where you can’t handle the bills and emergencies that arise is to file for bankruptcy. The first thing that you need to do is talk to an attorney … Continue reading

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HHS OIG: Too Much Delay in FDA Food Recall Process

NBC Nightly News reported, “An urgent food safety alert has federal food safety inspectors on the defensive tonight.” ABC World News Tonight reported, “A government review has now found that the FDA took too long to force companies to recall food even after … Continue reading

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Treasury Department Urges Constraints on Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Insurance Contracts

Reuters writes a Treasury Department urges states to “consider developing appropriate constraints on mandatory arbitration clauses in insurance contracts.” Such fine print bars unsatisfied customers from suing, and have recently been added to a number of contracts, such as those for … Continue reading

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DOJ Watching Online Lending Industry

Reuters reports that Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell said in an interview that “the potential for abuse is growing in financial industries such as online lending, where technology is replacing traditional safeguards.” Caldwell said the Justice Department “has an eye on” … Continue reading

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Divorce Dilemma: 3 Strategies To Make It As Painless As Possible For Your Children

Once you have decided that it is finally time to separate with your spouse, the well-being of your children should be your primary concern. When couples are not careful, many of the emotions they are feeling toward one another can … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Manage a Car Accident Insurance Claim

A car accident can result in both physical and emotional scars that can take many months or years to heal. In addition, you may also have to deal with your insurance company disputing your claim or taking their time in … Continue reading

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Legal Liability: What You Need To Know After A Commercial Truck Accident

As complex as the post-accident legal situation can be for a driver, an accident with potentially dozens of litigants, plaintiffs and defendants might seem like something best avoided at all costs. While it can be confusing and potentially expensive to … Continue reading

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Five Laws All Small Businesses Should Pay Attention To

Most small business owners work hard to be nice employers. They engage their employees well and increase the productivity of their businesses because of these efforts. Unfortunately, many small business owners usually violate employment laws unintentionally as they try to … Continue reading

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Kids and The Law: Should Juveniles Go To Prison?

Whether or not juveniles should go to prison when they are convicted of crimes is a hotly debated issue. Considering major points from both perspectives can help you to generate your own thoughts about the subject. Pro: They Must Learn … Continue reading

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Legal Jumble: 3 Points To Pay Attention To When Buying A Home

Your first home purchase can be an intimidating experience. You will encounter words and terms you have never heard before. You will be subjected to new time frames and deadlines, as well. Trying to understand all these new concepts can … Continue reading

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