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How Can I Prepare for a Child Custody Hearing?

October 17, 2022

If you are undergoing a divorce and child custody is an issue, you should do your best to prepare for the child custody hearing. If you are ill-prepared, you will not be able to present the best possible argument for your custody hearing. Whether you are looking to gain partial or full custody or…

Why Is it Important to Check a Car’s Safety Ratings?

October 11, 2022

For some people, the thought process behind buying a car is not based on safety the way it should be. They want their car to not only be comfortable and attractive, but also fit their personality and lifestyle. Unfortunately, the attractiveness and comfortability of a car is not what is going to keep a…

When Should You Start Thinking About a Will?

October 5, 2022

Many people do not think they need a will. They associate needing a will with being rich and owning a lot of property and assets that need to be divvied out when they pass away. However, this is not the case. Even if you do not own that much property, it is still a…

What Should I Document After a Car Accident?

October 3, 2022

Knowing what to document following a car accident could provide crucial evidence if you are injured because of someone else’s negligence. Follow these steps after an accident to help ensure you will have the documentation you need: Call the police to the scene. They will make an official report of the accident; that is…

What Are Safety Tips for Drivers of Small Cars?

September 29, 2022

Small cars are convenient, easy on gas, and have a long life. They are reasonably affordable, can fit into tight parking spaces, and are generally easier to drive. However, small cars do not provide the same protection as their larger counterparts; large cars are more durable. According to a report by the Insurance Institute…

What Legal Struggles Could I Face When Looking to Adopt?

September 27, 2022

Several types of adoption occur in Pennsylvania. There is adopting one’s foster child, stepchild, or other kin, like a niece, nephew, or grandchild. One may adopt someone from another country or a domestic child placed for adoption. One may also adopt an adult. Depending on the type of adoption you are considering, the requirements…

What Are Common Causes of Car Accidents With Pedestrians?

September 22, 2022

Car accidents with pedestrians are a common type of motor vehicular accident in Pennsylvania. Cars are much heavier than people and travel at far greater speeds. When an automobile strikes someone, the results can be devastating. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) released statistics on crashes from 2020. Pedestrian accidents made up a small…

Are Convertible Cars Safe?

September 20, 2022

Convertible cars have a reputation for being sleek, upscale, and fun. However, many drivers wonder if they are safe to drive. If you have a convertible car or are considering investing in one, you should know all the safety facts related to these vehicles. That way, you can make the best decision when it…

Philadelphia Area Diner Ordered to Pay $1.35 Million in Back Wages and Compensation

September 20, 2022

A Philadelphia area diner was ordered to pay $1.35 million in back wages and compensation to more than 100 current and former employees after being found guilty of using waiters’ tips to pay wages to its bus staff. A federal judge ruled that the Empire Diner in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania purposely violated state and federal…

How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated Following a Car Accident?

September 15, 2022

You may have heard “pain and suffering” before, especially when discussing an injury lawsuit or a car accident. What is pain and suffering exactly? Are you able to sue for pain and suffering? Pain and suffering is a legal term used to quantify a plaintiff’s physical and mental pain they have endured because of…