Law

What Did You Just Find In Your Food? (And Should You Sue Over It?)

What happens when find something foreign in your food? Food that's been tainted with foreign objects can be distressing and disgusting, but when is it a cause for a personal injury lawsuit? It Depends On What It Is And What It Does Essentially, whether or not you have a potential lawsuit depends a lot on what you find in your food and what it does to you.  There's no way to prevent every possible contaminant from getting into your food, despite the best of precautions. Read More 

Married And Considering Bankruptcy? Opt For Individual Fillings In These Situations

There are a lot of decisions you need to make if you are married and wish to file for bankruptcy. One of these is whether to make individual filling or submit a joint one with your spouse. Here are four situations in which it pays to make independent fillings: 1. You Have Excellent Credit Even though many people's credits usually bounce back after bankruptcy, there is no denying that bankruptcy does have a big effect on credit rating. Read More 

4 Things To Understand When Doing Write-Offs For Taxes

If you are self-employed and are going to do quite a few write-offs for your business, then it is important to understand how they work. Here are 4 types of write-offs you should understand so that you know what counts toward your taxes. Office Write-offs First, you need to know what types of write-offs count. If you have a home office where you do all of your work, for example, then you can write off the space by giving the dimensions and the cost of you total rent or mortgage per month. Read More 

3 Facts You Should Know Before Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

After losing a loved one, many people feel as though their family member or friend died before their time. For most people, this is nothing more than a natural part of the grieving process. However, for some people, this feeling stems from the fact that their loved one's death could have been prevented if the other parties involved death had not acted in a negligent manner. In these cases, the loved ones that are left behind may be able to file a wrongful death claim in order to seek compensation on behalf of the deceased. Read More 

Filing For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Is A No-Asset Bankruptcy Case?

Debt is becoming a common four-letter word that plagues most American households, especially since the economy has been in recession for quite a long time now. The national U.S. debt is quickly approaching $18 trillion and the average household credit card debt is approximately $15,950. It is no wonder that there were a total of 619,069 chapter 7 bankruptcy filings in 2014. If you're considering filing for bankruptcy, chapter 7 may be the best option, as you will be freed of all debts as long as you surrender all of your assets. Read More