Some Important Things To Know About A DUI

It is very important for every adult and individual of driving age to understand the dangers of driving intoxicated or under the influence. This is why you should educate yourself about what you should and shouldn't do in the case that you are pulled over for a DUI and what a DUI entails. Here is some important information. What Is Considered Driving Under The Influence? When most people think of a DUI they think of alcohol intoxication. Read More 

A Look At Some Of Your Most Important Parental Rights For The IEP Process

As the parent of a student with a disability, you have many rights involving your child's Individualized Education Program (IEP). The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) guarantees you those rights. Here's a look at many of your parental rights. You Can Attend All IEP Meetings Members of the school district will meet to discuss and plan the educational services the school will provide. They will work this all into a binding contract. Read More 

Is Your Workers Compensation Deal Fair To You?

If you've been injured on the job, workers compensation is supposed to help you recover by handling your bills and making life less stressful before returning to work. In standard cases, this paid recovery is enough to help workers get back to the job without major sacrifice on their part, but some situations have unseen risks that could make future career choices and health harder to manage. Before signing anything, here are a few considerations to weigh when dealing with a workers compensation claim. Read More 

Libel & Slander: A Quick Look at What Constitutes a Defamation Lawsuit

In a world where communication is fast and easy, information gets spread at the speed of light. Unfortunately, this can have detrimental effects just the same as it has its advantages. In some situations, someone with ill intent can practically ruin the life of another individual. These situations, according to the law, are deemed libel and slander. If you have suffered personal ramifications because of what someone has said about you, you could very well have a personal injury claim on your hands. Read More 

Lump Sum Workers’ Compensation: Should You Do It?

If you suffered an injury at work, it can put you out of work for a significant amount of time. You will likely be entitled to workers' compensation coverage that will pay for your medical needs for your injury. It may also provide you with disability pay while you are unable to work. Many employers will want to settle your workers' compensation claim so they only pay you one lump sum instead of subsequent payments. Read More