Understanding the Basics of Consumer, Financial and Personal Injury Law

If You Own A Dog In Oregon You Need To Understand The One-Bite Rule

If you own a dog, not only are you responsible for taking care of your dog, but you are also responsible for all the actions that your dog may take against others. If your dog ever injures someone, you will be held responsible for your dog’s actions. Here is how the one-bite rule generally works […]

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Families with Children: Know Your Rental Rights

As a parent with children, you are protected by the Fair Housing Act, and you can fight housing discrimination problems in court. Do you think that your landlord is placing unfair restrictions on your family because you have kids? Here are some scenarios common to renting families in which the landlord is actually acting illegally.  […]

Can You Sue If You Fall and Get Hurt in a Hospital?

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), there are between 700,000 and 1,000,000 patients that fall in hospitals each year. If you are a hospital inpatient, and you fall and get hurt, whether or not you can sue the hospital will depend on the circumstances. There are some instances where a fall […]

3 Things To Do If Your Dog Is Accused Of Biting Someone

Every year, many people get bitten by dogs. There are also dogs that are accused of biting people even though they didn’t. This is especially true for breeds that are considered vicious, like pit bulls, rottweilers, or German shepherd dogs.If you have one of these breeds or any kind of dog that has been accused of biting […]

Answering A Couple Of Questions About Workplace Discrimination

When you are unfortunate enough to have encountered discrimination in the workplace, it is important for you to understand your rights as a victim. Sadly, there are many people that may not be particularly well-informed about this area of the law, which can make it difficult for them to make sound choices for addressing these […]

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Should You Let Your Child Be Emancipated?

Child emancipation occurs in some truly tragic situations when parents can’t or won’t fulfill their parental duties. In other cases, emancipation can be a process that is done with your cooperation and even approval. If your child wants to be emancipated, should you agree to their request emancipation? Emancipation Basics Most states agree that the […]

Three Tips For Defending Against A DUI

If you have had the misfortune of being pulled over and charged with a driving under the influence (DUI) charge, you know just how perilous this can be. However, you need to quickly ground yourself and start formulating a plan to represent your case in law and seek a not-guilty verdict. To carry this plan […]

Can You Renew An Expired Green Card And Avoid Deportation?

A green card serves as proof that you have a legal right to be in the United States. If you fail to renew the card, you could face heavy consequences and gaining citizenship later could prove difficult. If your card has already expired, here is what you need to know.  What Are the Consequences of […]

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3 Mistakes To Avoid In Corporate Contracts

If you are entering the wonderful world of business contracts, it can be confusing and overwhelming at first. There are a lot of key elements that come into play that can either make you or break you as a business owner. One bad contract can ruin all of your hard work and effort that went […]