Motorcycles are motor vehicles just like cars and trucks and motorcyclists are, therefore, expected to abide by all of the traffic regulations set out by their state. In addition, there are some laws that specifically apply to motorcyclists that do not apply to other drivers. These laws generally exist because of the significant risks of … Continue reading Motorcycle Accidents and the Law
Bankruptcy can solve many different financial problems as it allows you to wipe much of your debt out and start over with a relatively clean slate. Following a bankruptcy, many people go on to succeed financially and retain control of a realistic budget. However, in some situations, an unexpected event can result in difficulty paying … Continue reading Repeat Filing – Can You Really File More than Once?
Getting approved for a mortgage and purchasing a new home is a huge milestone for many people and is often cause for celebration. Your approved mortgage payment should be affordable based on your income and existing debts. Unfortunately, many events can occur that can make you unable to keep up with a once-affordable mortgage payment. … Continue reading Negotiating with the Bank to Prevent Foreclosure
Many people enjoy sharing photos, videos, thoughts, and stories on various social media sites including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. However, if you are in the midst of any type of legal case, social media information can often impact the outcome of your case. Bankruptcy is no different and recent events in the case of rapper … Continue reading Social Media and Bankruptcy – A Cautionary Tale
Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular in recent years, challenging the state-sanctioned monopoly that taxicab services have enjoyed for several decades. While some observers contend that the emergence of ridesharing as adding increasing efficiency and giving consumers more choices, it has also caused issues with legal liability that occurs as … Continue reading Injured in an Uber Accident?
Millions of people each year take advantage of the fresh start provided by the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. In many cases, people who file for bankruptcy are able to eliminate all of their debts and are often able to obtain credit in a relatively short period of time after their bankruptcy has been finalized. As a … Continue reading Staying Debt-Free after Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 bankruptcy, also known as a “reorganization bankruptcy,” is the second most common type of bankruptcy utilized by consumers in the United States. It differs from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy in that instead of liquidating a debtor’s non-exempt assets in order to pay off creditors, Chapter 13 allows debtors to keep their property while … Continue reading Types of Creditors in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Most car accidents result in some type of financial losses, whether the accident involved relatively minor property damage or resulted in catastrophic injuries. Because the circumstances of collisions can vary so widely, so can the settlements and awards received by accident victims, and such settlements and awards can range from a few thousand dollars well … Continue reading Compensation for Injuries After an Auto Accident
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 2.3 million injuries occurred due to motor vehicle accidents in 2014 alone. While negligent or reckless drivers often cause traffic collisions, accidents can happen for a variety of other reasons, as well. One lesser-recognized cause of many accidents is defective auto parts. Defective Auto … Continue reading Auto Defects, Injuries & Liability