Over the decades, there have been dozens of complaints against fast food companies regarding some of their very unsafe and injurious food practices and the customers they have hurt. Sadly, these fast food chains do not always respond in a timely manner to requests for compensation for injuries incurred. If you were recently injured by something you ordered from a fast food restaurant, and the corporate people did not even respond to your complaint, here is what you need to do next. [Read More]
Is It True Defendants Can Add Third Parties To Personal Injury Lawsuits?
A strange thing sometimes happens during lawsuits. The plaintiff will file suit against the defendant, but suddenly, a second (or third or fourth) person is added to the proceedings using a legal maneuver called impleader without the plaintiff's prior knowledge or consent. Here's how this comes about and the affect it has on your case. Attempting to Legally Pass the Buck A motion for impleader usually comes about when the defendant in the lawsuit feels a third party is either partially or fully liable for the events that caused the plaintiff's injuries and damages. [Read More]
When Is It Best To Get Professional Help From A Child Custody Attorney?
Are you having trouble with the other parent of your child? Although not in a relationship with one another, you may have a child together. Even if you have your child's best interest at heart, it does not always mean that the other parent is going to feel the same way. If this person is acting immature, withholding the kid from you, or doing other things that he or she should not be doing, you need to hire a child custody attorney. [Read More]
Can We Talk? Understanding Libel
One of the lesser recognized forms of personal injury involves something that has nothing to do with physical injuries but can be just as damaging. When someone defames you in print, you may have a case for seeking monetary compensation. Read on to learn what it takes for this manner of defamation to be considered libel and what you can do about it. Getting the terms straight There are several confusing terms when it comes to communications that might harm a person. [Read More]