Traveling Carnival Workers: 4 Financial Impacts To Consider In A Settlement Case

The summer is a busy time for traveling carnival workers. Every weekend there is a new location to travel to and set up your attraction at. Along with visiting all these different locations, you are often spending a lot of time on the roads between stops. If you've been involved in a car accident during your carnival travels, then you may seek a settlement case for your injuries. Along with compensation for hospitalization and medical costs, there are other factors that can impact your case. [Read More]

Marijuana Is Allowed In My State -- Are There Still Legal Consequences?

With states like Washington and Colorado legalizing marijuana, you may not think twice about when or where you use your cannabis. But believe it or not, you can be arrested for driving under the influence--whether that's for recreational or medicinal use. You'll want to educate yourself on the changing legal issues and how people are cited so you can take preventative measures.  Why does weed fall under DUI laws? Some people may roll their eyes at DUI laws since marijuana is considered to be a " [Read More]

What You Need to Know If Your Spouse Is Threatening to Falsely File a PFA Against You

When people in dangerous situations involving domestic violence ask for security, courts can provide protection from abuse (PFA) orders. But this system itself has a potential for being abused. A protection from abuse order is a restraining order, and it can be awarded against someone temporarily simply based on allegations. Of course, when the allegations are true, the plaintiff is protected. However, according to Stop Abuse and Violent Environments, 70% of restraining orders are probably not necessary. [Read More]

How Can Seasonal Affective Disorder Cause an Auto Accident?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder that usually occurs during the winter months. In the United States alone, approximately 11 million people suffer from this unique form of depression. While SAD can have an impact on many aspects of your life, it could also impact your driving abilities in a number of ways, which in turn could make you liable in the event of an automobile accident. Common SAD Symptoms [Read More]