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Many drivers think that going a few miles over the speed limit here and going a few more miles over the speed limit there is acceptable speeding—basically a non-event. Speed limits, however, are posted for one important reason—to protect the safety of everyone on the road (other vehicles and pedestrians alike).
Whether you have found yourself in default, foreclosure, or simply anticipate a future inability to make your monthly mortgage payments, seeking an in-house loan modification may be your last resort. Those who have found themselves in the throes of this difficult and often merciless process may be surprised that some lenders and loan servicers will not even take the time to consider your request.
With the expiration of the federal Home Affordable Modification Program (“HAMP”) in December 2016, struggling borrowers have had to turn to standard in-house loan modifications for relief from financial hardships. In-house modifications have been a staple of American banking since well before HAMP.
As our viewers are aware, in August of this year, a devastating en banc opinion was issued by the Pennsylvania Superior Court in Commonwealth v. Anderson, where it ruled that an individual who is Act 235 certified is not entitled to carry a firearm to and from work, absent a license to carry firearms, regardless of the language in Act 235 that requires a private security guard ...
Author: Aaron Gott Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari to decide a circuit split on an important procedural question concerning the state-action immunity to the federal antitrust laws: whether a decision denying the state-action immunity is immediately appealable or must await a final decision just like most issues raised on a motion to dismiss.
Although they are generally not admissible in court police reports can certainly be of use in a car accident case. Missouri is a comparative law state, which means that when you are in a car accident, it is possible for more than one party to be found at fault. Comparative law states dictate that both parties in a car accident can be ascribed an amount of negligence in the accident.
If you have been involved in an accident with someone who was driving a company car, it is important to understand Vicarious Liability. If you are in a car accident in Missouri, you should know that it is a comparative law state. That means that both parties can be found liable and responsible for an accident. When you are driving in a company car, however, liability is different.
Missouri is a comparative law state, which means that both parties in an accident can be found negligent and therefore liable for any injuries and damages that result. That is not always as easy as it sounds. There are times when insurance companies will try to prove that you bear partial responsibility to lower the amount of money that you are eligible to collect.
Brand identity is something widely discussed in the marketing sphere, but isn’t always top-of-mind for those working in other industries. Law firms in particular have difficulty articulating their brand identity outside of a summation of their practice areas. But having a clear idea of your firm’s overall brand identity, and using that template to drive all of the firm’s market ...
Traffic accidents cause thousands of injuries each year. The possible need for long-term care, among other things, can complicate the determination of damages for injuries. Effectively dealing with these issues can require professional assistance. Read on to learn how to choose the right attorney to assist you with any claims that might arise from a traffic accident, and wha ...
After the Equifax breach, clients and friends have been coming to us with questions. Some people are considering placing a fraud alert on their credit file. Others are thinking about freezing or locking their credit files to help prevent identity thieves from opening new accounts in their name. Here are some FAQs to help you think through your options.
Texas authorities have flexed their legal muscles against prostitution in Houston over the past year. Take a look at some of the largest Harris County prostitution sting operations of 2017, and why local authori ...
If you were injured in a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, you’re probably feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. In fact, many people are inclined to get the thing over with as quickly as possible by simply allowing the insurance company to take charge. Every car accident is unique, but before you decide to forego legal guidance, take a moment to ...
Sleep apnea is a major issue in the trucking industry. In Georgia, in recent years numerous fatal accidents have been caused by drowsy truckers. In past years, little was known about sleep apnea and it was often undiagnosed. However, according to the American Association for Respiratory Care, this condition affects up to 18 million Americans.
In my last blog post (before Thanksgiving) I wrote about predatory lending practices and how to avoid them. In preparation for the upcoming new year and a fresh start, I’d like to share some helpful lending and credit practices that can help you build your credit. Three Major Steps Apply for a secured credit card A secured credit card works just like a regular credit card.
While most toys can put a smile on a child’s face, some are dangerous and could leave them seriously injured. When shopping for childrens toys this holiday season, make sure to take caution and refrain from purchasing toys with small parts, strings, or other safety hazards. To learn more, read our list below of 2017 toys to avoid.