During the holiday season, getting together with friends and family is quite common. Going to someone's house to enjoy their company doesn't always result in an injury, but when it does, it is important to know what to do. The following guide walks you through the process to follow if you are injured at a friend's or relative's house.
Seek Medical Attention Right Away
If a deck collapses, dog bites you, or any other injury takes place, you need to seek medical attention right away.
Most people think that their issues with their spouse are over once the divorce is final—but if you have children together, you and your ex-spouse aren't likely to be done dealing with all of the legal issues involved until the kids are at least 18 (or maybe older). One of the issues that can bring you back to court is a request for more child support—especially if you don't think it's a reasonable or fair request.
If your child broke a bone while playing on the playground at school, there are two important questions that you need to find out the answers to. The answers to these questions can help you determine whether you want to pursue a lawsuit against your child's school due to the injury that your child sustained while at school on the playground.
Question #1: Is the Equipment on the Playground Defective?
Many businesses and individuals learned from the Rio Olympics that hashtags are now being trademarked in the same way domain names and logos are trademarked. The rules from the International Olympic Committee were so strict during the 2016 event that only media were "allowed" to use certain hashtags that contained common phrases and terms related to the global sporting contest.
Other firms are moving to protect their business names, slogans, and other brand-identifying hashtags with trademark registration.
Most states have informed consent laws. If these laws were not followed and you were injured during a procedure or treatment that you did not consent to, you may be able to file a medical malpractice personal injury lawsuit. However, informed consent is not a topic that most people are familiar with. As such, you may find yourself with many questions. Here are a few frequently asked questions about informed consent and its impact on medical malpractice claims.