Posts By Fred Williams

A divorce can be a particularly stressful situation, regardless of whether it is agreed upon or not. It is an emotional rollercoaster full of ups, downs, twists, and loops. You can plan for a general course of action, but you must always prepare for potential hiccups. It is not a quick or easy process. Here are five things to expect…

Texting while driving has been a hot topic for years, but you may be wondering if you can be charged with a crime for doing so. In most states, there are laws about texting while driving, as only a select few have no texting laws at all. Here are the different types of texting bans. Primary Enforcement Texting Bans Many…

Wage disputes usually refer to the negotiations between an employer and its employees regarding compensation. This can happen after termination, during employment, and even after layoffs. In the fight for better wages, it is important that employees take certain steps to protect themselves and their rights. If you are in a wage dispute with your employer, here are some ways…

It's a frightening notion to think that you could be dismissed from your job--or denied the possibility of employment--for being sick. Or simply for having a preference in lifestyle weighed down with decades of misunderstandings and assumptions. However, there are legal protections in line to prevent discrimination from employers--either present or would-be--on the matter of sexual preference, lifestyle choices and…

Risk of loss is an abstract concept, but actual loss is not: it is as real as life and all of life’s difficulties. Risks are always prevalent and that is the reason why the insurance business is booming. People encounter losses by suffering directly from calamities, or by getting blamed (through fault or responsibility) for other people’s losses and bearing…

Everyone knows that driving under the influence is not something to joke around with. Getting pulled over and charged with a DUI is a serious thing and you can face hefty penalties for it. But how much do you actually know about a DUI and all that comes with it? When it Become Illegal Driving under the influence is illegal…

Getting in an accident is never an easy experience, and being the victim of a hit and run only makes it worse. It comes out of nowhere, and you might not know what to do in the aftermath. Everything you are used to hearing about with car accidents assumes that the other person isn’t going to run away. So what…

Slip and Fall Suits Are Legitimate Legal Cases

Slip and fall incidents have been running gags in films and on television programs for decades. These pratfalls belay the reality that slip and fall accidents can result in serious injuries, and even death. And slip and fall lawsuits, although also frequently ridiculed, are highly serious legal matters. Frequency of Slip and Fall Accidents Millions of people in the United…

Reckless driving is not a joke. You see it all the time when people fly past you, when vehicles weave in and out of traffic, and when people make the decision to drink and drive. Reckless driving isn’t funny, and it’s sometimes deadly. What might start out as a joke racing another car at a red light could end with…

All businesses are required to comply with OSHA laws and regulations. These rules help in explaining the federal laws and regulations requirements that are concerned with safety and health in the workplace.  Enforcing OSHA also helps to create a safe and healthy workplace for all workers in conformity with the law. It is therefore essential to understand the rules that…

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