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Is it Possible to Collect Damages for False Statements?

It happens to everyone at one point in their lives. A stranger, coworker, or ex-best friend says something untruthful about you. Many times, the only things that come from the false statements are a lot of hurt feelings and interpersonal drama. However, sometimes those false statements can have more serious consequences such as a job loss or damage to a company's reputation. In these cases, it is possible to sue for compensation for any damages or losses the lies cause. Read More 

Can Your Divorce Settlement Be Nullified?

If you've recently divorced your spouse, you may have focused most of your efforts on achieving an equitable divorce settlement that helped provide for your contribution to the marriage and your child's financial needs. However, divorce settlement negotiations can often be a messy, emotion-laden process, and your ex-spouse may have stooped to new lows in an attempt to avoid paying you your fair share. Fortunately, settlements obtained through duress or coercion can sometimes be nullified, allowing you to seek a fairer share of marital assets even after your divorce has been finalized. Read More 

Why Is It Hard To Prove That An Accident Was Caused By Drugs ?

If you are involved in a car accident and you feel like drugs are a cause of the incident, then the other driver can be charged with driving under the influence. This can help to solidify a negligence case against the other driver, and you may be able to win an auto accident claim with the assistance of a lawyer. If vehicle damage was extensive or if injuries occurred during the incident, then suing the driver is often the best option to help you with your costs. Read More 

The Top 5 Causes Of Bicycle Accidents

If you were in a bicycle accident, you might be thinking about contacting a personal injury attorney about suing for your injuries. When you do contact your attorney, he or she will want to determine the cause of your bike accident. They will want to do this due to the fact that there are some accidents that will put you at fault for the accident, and you won't have a case. Read More 

How To Prepare Evidence For A Traffic Violation Appeal

If you recently got a ticket for speeding, driving through a stop light, or any other traffic violation, you have the right to appeal the charges brought against you. Before your appeal, however, it's important to understand the types of evidence you can use to support your claim of innocence. You should also be aware of the evidence that will be brought against you by the police officer so you can prepare a convincing rebuttal. Read More