If you are considering bankruptcy as an option for your financial situation, you should know there are a few options. Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy are two of those options, which we have outlined and compared below. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a liquidation process where a person’s assets are sold […]
Does Foreclosure Affect Your Credit?
Even if you have carefully planned your budget, income, and expenses down to the last cent, things don’t always go the way you expect them to. Life might get in the way and ruin your plans—and a bad investment, medical emergency, natural disaster, or other catastrophe can seriously affect your finances. If your finances take […]
Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents
The modern construction industry has one of the highest numbers of work-related and on-site construction accidents among all sectors, nearing 200,000 injuries per year. These accidents are often devastating for those injured, and they can also cause severe damage to all company assets, including employees, profits, client’s trust, and company reputation. The statistics surrounding these […]
What Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
Losing a close family member or friend is always painful. That pain is often made worse when there is a negligent party responsible for the death. If you or someone you know has lost a loved one due to the carelessness of another person or entity, there is an opportunity to obtain compensation through legal […]
Types of Product Liability Lawsuits
If you or someone you know has been injured due to a defective product, the injured party may be eligible to receive payment for damages. This article will outline what a product liability claim is and how you can benefit from one. What Is a Product Liability Claim? A product liability claim is a case […]
What Contractors Need to Know About a Mechanic’s Lien
For construction companies and contractors, the hardest part of a job can, unfortunately, sometimes be collecting payment. When a customer refuses to pay or introduces another dispute, contractors often need to take legal action to ensure they are paid for completed work. A mechanics lien is a legal claim which can be placed upon a […]
A Guide to Compensation in a Personal Injury Case
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, around 31 million people are injured in accidents in the US every year. While some accidents and injuries are inevitable, many are preventable or avoidable. If you’ve been injured as a result of negligence on behalf of another person, an employer or an organization, you may be […]
Will a Loan Modification Ruin My Credit Score During COVID-19?
COVID-19 has turned lives upside down. Families all over the country are struggling as unemployment rises, jobs are gradually resuming operations, and families work to gain a semblance of their previous daily lifestyle. For many, the impact that COVID-19 has had on their lifestyle has been substantial, but ultimately it has taken a toll on […]
Construction Injury: When to Get an Attorney
Unfortunately, even with modern health and safety laws, and workplace legislation, accidents on construction sites are very common. Thousands of workers and a number of public passerbys are injured on or near construction sites every year, often due to no fault of their own. Because the nature of construction consists of working with heavy tools, […]
How COVID-19 Has Impacted Construction in California
The coronavirus has disrupted the routines of many industries. While construction is considered an “essential” service, and industry by the majority of states in the US, some regions have put a halt on construction as the pandemic became rampant. Many cities in California have opted to allow construction of certain structures and facilities. If you […]