When you file for bankruptcy, a key part of the process is creating an inventory of your assets. This is vital because the courts use the value of your assets to determine what they can liquidate to help reduce the write-off balance of your debts. As a result, you're expected to be fully forthcoming about your assets. Here's a look at what you need to know about asset declaration, hiding assets, and bankruptcy law.
It's not often that a visit to a doctor or medical facility causes harm rather than healing. When it happens to you or a loved one, it can seem like your trust was misplaced. Nothing can take away the hurt and distrust a medical injury causes but you can take action to help ensure that others are not also harmed. When you think about taking legal action against a doctor or medical facility, time is a very important factor.
Most people have heard of mediation as a way to resolve issues and divorce mediation is becoming more and more common. Mediation places the burden of dealing with disagreements back on the couple and keeps things out of the court system. If you and your spouse disagree on certain key issues and want to save time, money, and peace of mind, then divorce mediation might be the right move to make.
Accidents with semi or big rig trucks rarely end well for those in much smaller passenger vehicles. In fact, there were 4,136 fatalities related to big rig accidents in 2018 alone. Of those, 67 percent were occupants of passenger vehicles. That doesn't even include the injuries caused by large truck collisions. These injuries are often extensive. Plus, these accidents cause more than minor property damage.
Unfortunately, many of the personal and financial costs of these types of accidents aren't always immediately obvious.
You have probably heard the term 'ambulance chaser' tossed around in reference to them. The idea of this term is that car accident lawyers are money-grubbing and greedy and chase people down in their moments of weakness to get them to do things they wouldn't otherwise do.
This is absolutely not true. You may think you're protected by the auto insurance you've been paying for, and to some extent you are, but insurance companies primarily want to keep their money.