2018

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.

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.

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.

3 Important Reasons You Need A Bankruptcy Lawyer

Are you struggling more and more to pay off your bills? Do you want to pay your debt but think that it might be easiest to simply start over and try again? Although filing for bankruptcy might not be the most desirable result for you, it's not an uncommon situation either. While you may be tempted to handle as much of the bankruptcy proceedings yourself as possible, this isn't always the best idea.

Three Common Causes Of Truck Accidents And How To Avoid Them

Each year in the United States, there are about 500,000 truck accidents and nearly 5,000 people a year getting killed in accidents involving trucks. Not all of these accidents are caused by truck drivers, however, there are some things that truckers can do to reduce the numbers of these types of accidents. One of the first things a truck driver can do is to recognize these three common causes of truck accidents and find ways to avoid them.