More than 130 million children have been entrusted to the care of the Boy Scouts of America over its 110 year history — and the untold percentage who were sexually abused in tents, scout camps and jamborees have until Nov. 16 to come forward. Survivors…
Thousands of people each year are injured due to dangerous, defective products. And in many cases, those injuries result in individual or class action lawsuits for product liability.
For decades there has been a debate over lawyer advertising. Some say it hurts the profession’s image and other say it allows middle class and poor people – who may not know a lawyer or what it costs to hire one – access to legal service.
You are the proud owner of what was once the family farm, only now your property is surrounded by commercial development and new suburbs. When the local government comes to take by eminent domain a strip of your property to widen the road running in front of it, what are your rights?
There are several qualifications for having a record of arrest expunged or sealed, but the proliferation of data companies today means arrests aren’t buried nearly as deeply as they once were.
Homeowners tempted to join the sharing economy should carefully research their local laws and regulations before renting out a room or their whole house for a weekend.