If a negligent or reckless driver causes you injury, you may be in for a difficult recovery. In the immediate aftermath of a crash, however, few people know exactly what to do. No one plans to be in an accident. Accidents happen when you least expect it.
You may remember the first time you got behind the wheel of a car as a teenager. It was a thrilling and terrifying moment, and you may have marveled at your ability to control that machine with so little effort. Pulling too hard on the steering wheel took the car in a direction you did not intend. Too much pressure on the accelerator and the vehicle seemed to leap out from under you.
Slightly slurred speech, excessive giggles or a sleepy facial expression may hint that a person is tipsy, but it is hard to accurately assess someone's blood alcohol content without a blood or urine test. If you are hit by another motorist, you may suspect the other driver is drunk -- but how to be sure?
A number of factors may lead to a collision. Yet the primary concern for most drivers - with good reason - is distracted driving. While texting while driving and smartphone use are primary drivers of distracted driving, there are a number of behaviors that contribute to the staggering number of distracted driving injuries and fatalities on the road today.
If you are like many small business owners, you may be more anxious lately about the risk of sexual harassment allegations in the workplace. The explosion of news stories detailing sexual harassment in various industries across the country may have made you worried about behavior and morale among your staff.
It is usually not against the law to order a glass of wine while out to dinner and then drive home. Yet even if a driver has a BAC less than the legal limit, a driver's fatigue, prescription medication and other factors can mean even one alcoholic drink before driving is not a good idea.
Going through divorce means that you will have to address many questions, carry out numerous tasks and face various challenging scenarios. Because the process can prove difficult and time-consuming, you may feel as if you must put your life on hold for the time being until details of your marriage dissolution get sorted. Of course, you may also have considerable concerns regarding how your children will deal with the divorce.
It can be tempting to view the process of property division during a divorce as a way to exact some sweet revenge. Fighting for items that may have sentimental value to your spouse may feel good. To have the chance to deprive your spouse of something special may feel justified, particularly if your spouse is the reason for the divorce.
Some of the most rewarding, challenging and emotionally exhausting decisions you may ever make involve your children. At times, it can seem as though every decision could have lasting effects on their lives. That can be especially true if you and the other parent decide to end your relationship.
When you and your spouse started your business together, you may never have imagined that a divorce would be the factor threatening the end of your business. If you are divorcing, your business partnership may also be coming to an end.