Getting into a car accident can be scary, but getting into an accident with a big truck can be downright terrifying. If you've recently been hit by a truck and suffered serious injuries or property damage, it's a good idea to get your legal wits about you. Knowing what you can do to strengthen your claim and identify legally liable parties in your accident may be the difference between getting the money you need and being left twisting in the wind.
- Gender identity disorder (also called gender dysphoria and colloquially known as transgenderism) is a condition characterized by the affected person feeling as though his or her gender identity and biological sex does not match. Although some people with this condition experience crippling emotional and mental disabilities related to comorbid issues, gender identity disorder itself does not make a person eligible for Social Security disability benefits. Here's more information about this issue and an alternative way you may be able to get money from the SSD program.
- After being charged with a crime, your attorney will begin preparing for your trial. This trial will most likely be heard by a jury, and one of the tasks your criminal attorney will prepare for is jury selection. This is a process called voir dire and it allows your attorney to select the best jurors for your case. As you get ready to go to court for the start of your trial, here are three things you should know about this process.
- Unless you're a hermit and you refuse to even let someone put a toe on your grass, you're going to have guests over at your home eventually. When you invite people to your home, you are responsible for their safety. If a person suffers injury on your property, and you were somehow responsible for the accident that caused it, you could be sued for damages. Wait, but it's private property.
- In the three months up to December 2013, 7,556 American businesses filed for bankruptcy. While this figure seems low compared to the 230,582 non-business filings, it's worth remembering that these companies employed thousands of people, leaving many employees wondering what will happen to their benefit packages. While bankruptcy often means the end of your job, it's not always clear what will happen to your retirement plan. Find out how bankruptcy affects your retirement investment and how the law protects different types of plan.