Negligence occurs around us more than most of us realize. Other motorists are distracted, drunk or tired, and medical professionals may fail to order or accurately read certain tests. Even property owners can be negligent in failing to recognize and free their premises from hazardous conditions. These situations can lead to accidents that leave victims with serious injuries and significant economic and noneconomic damages. If you've found yourself in this position, then you may be asking yourself what you can do to help yourself recover your losses and get back on your feet.
Regardless of what you may have heard about states relaxing their drug laws, the fact of the matter is that the war on drugs rages on. Local law enforcement and prosecutors are aggressive in their investigation and prosecution of those they feel have broken the state's drug laws. Those on the receiving end of a criminal charge may find themselves fearful, and for good reason. After all, a criminal conviction can result in the imposition of serious penalties, including prison, fines and a damaged reputation. So, when allegations of criminal wrongdoing are levied, Pennsylvanians need to build the best criminal defense they can under the circumstances.
Legal issues can arise among families. This blog has previously discussed family law issues and why it is important to address them appropriately. One topic we have touched on is prenuptial agreements. Regardless of one's wealth or strength of relationship with his or her soon-to-be spouse, a prenuptial agreement can prove to be beneficial. It can put minds at ease while at the same time ensuring financial protection in the event that a marriage ends. Yet, sometimes when the time comes to untie the knot and dissolve a marriage, the terms of a prenuptial agreement may not seem so favorable. In those instances, it might be wise to try to figure out if the agreement can be invalidated.
If you are thinking about starting a business, then you have a lot on your plate. You may find yourself pondering how you will raise capital, who you will hire to help you provide your goods or services and how you will protect your brand. Yet, from the get-go, the entity form you choose can play an important role not only in the initial stages of business formation but also in your business's philosophical ideals moving forward.
You already know that so much goes into starting your own business, from its conception to realization. One step you want to remember is forming your company's handbook. Also known as the employee handbook, it outlines to your employees the policies and procedures of your company.