Can Homeowner Associations Dictate Renovations?

by Ladyblogger January 9, 2014 Property Law

Owning property in a structured community brings issues into play that other homeowners often do not face. Sometimes it seems questionable whether the owner owns the house or if the community actually own the owner. There are positives and negatives of buying a property with a homeowners association, or HOA, and whether their input is […]

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Renovating a Home? Legal Considerations for Lead Safety

by Ladyblogger September 27, 2013 Property Law

Renovating a home can be a fun project to undertake. Many individuals handle minor renovations or pre-renovation themselves, but there’s undoubtedly a necessity to bring in professionals for certain tasks. Regardless of how a renovation is handled, however, it’s essential to follow all of an area’s local laws. This includes properly handling lead-based paint hazards, […]

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Are There Successful Ways Around a Mechanics’ Lien?

by Ladyblogger September 25, 2013 Blawg

People who have limited financial resources may have no other way to pay for their repair expenses other than to agree to a mechanics’ lien. This arrangement allows people to secure the repair services they need; however, it puts them in the position of paying off the loan in good time or face losing their […]

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The Risks and Rewards of Reporting Green Energy Fraud

by Ladyblogger September 24, 2013 Blawg

Green marketing is a new tactic to take advantage of a rising wave of environmental concern and awareness. Unfortunately, some purportedly green companies do not share the same concern for their customers. Whether in an energy company gaining statewide rate increases by claiming green energy generation methods that are not being employed, or in a […]

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Keyword Marketing: Are Automated Tweets a Privacy Invasion?

by Ladyblogger September 19, 2013 Data Protection Law

The Internet created a whole new world of marketing for those with the need to get their message out there. In fact, it basically revolutionized the way marketing is done forever. It’s important to note, however, that social media sites have had just as much of a profound impact on the world of advertising. In […]

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Personal Injury Victim: The Road to Psychological Recovery

by Ladyblogger September 17, 2013 Personal Injury

Personal injuries occur everyday and are most commonly the result of unfortunate circumstances. Personal injuries are usually classified into three groups: minor injuries, major injuries, and catastrophic injuries. No matter what the extent of the injury is, you should consult North Carolina personal injury attorneys or lawyers in your particular state in order ascertain if you have […]

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The Legal Consequences of Lying About Auto Accidents

by Ladyblogger September 10, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Automobile accidents can present a very hectic scenario immediately following the event. Drivers regularly disagree on the particulars of an accident, such as who was driving or violated the law of vehicular control, so the police officer must interview everyone involved in some manner during the investigation. This can be problematic when an accident victim […]

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At the Scene of an Accident: Avoiding Injuries After the Crash

by Ladyblogger September 9, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Being involved in an accident is a traumatic experience, but the issue can be exacerbated by additional damages and injuries if you do not take steps to protect yourself at the scene. After all, there have been several reported instances of motorists being surprised by an accident scene, and this can quickly cause a two […]

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Speeding with your License Suspended: Can this be Legally Fought?

by Ladyblogger September 7, 2013 Guest legal blogging

Far too many individuals have felt that sinking feeling in the pit of their stomach when they see flashing blue lights in their rearview mirror. Many people know exactly why they’re being pulled over if they realize they were going a bit too fast, but some individuals have even more to worry about in these […]

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When Charged with a DUI: How to Locate and Retain an Attorney for your Case

by Ladyblogger September 5, 2013 Accident Claims Law

It’s likely that everyone knows that driving under the influence (DUI) is against the law. For some reason, however, there were still 1.41 million DUI arrests in 2010 alone. When an individual faces these charges, it’s imperative that they seek out legal help. A drunk driving arrest, even with breathalyzer evidence, isn’t an automatic conviction. […]

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Head-On-Collisions in a No-Fault State: What does the Law Say?

by Ladyblogger September 5, 2013 Accident Claims

Automobile collisions are a serious cause of injuries in America, and statistics show that the average driver in the country will file an auto insurance claim once every 19 years. This means that, regardless of how good of a driver an individual is, they’re likely to be involved in some type of accident. When this […]

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Medication Error? What To Do About Who’s At Fault

by Ladyblogger August 31, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

Medication Error? What To Do About Who’s At Fault Medication or prescription error is another form of negligence that is committed by physicians, pharmacists, hospitals and nurses. It’s estimated that approximately 1.5 million individuals in the hospital today are due to a medication errors. The areas can occur in several places such as nursing homes, […]

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Post Accident Behavior: Misbehaving at the Scene Can Affect Your Life

by Ladyblogger August 28, 2013 Accident Claims

Most individuals feel as if they are safe drivers. Even those who engage in unsafe behaviors, such as texting and driving, feel as if they can do so because their driving abilities are above par. Sadly, statistics show that the typical driver will end up filing an auto accident claim once every 19 years, so […]

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When IRS Tax Problems Seem Insurmountable: Is Relief Possible?

by Ladyblogger July 28, 2013 Finance

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can seem like a giant monster with uncontrollable issues for a person who may have experienced any kind of tax issues. The simple truth is that a tax problem does not go away. You cannot owe the IRS money and think that they will forget or forgive. In fact, the […]

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Is Your Day Care as Safe as You Think?

by Ladyblogger July 24, 2013 Personal Injury

It is hard enough for parents to leave their children in the care of another person to go to work without having to hear horror stories on the news about child care facilities. Acts of negligence, poor management and training of employees, negligent upkeep of equipment, and health code violations have recently made the headlines […]

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Mass Transit Accidents: Who’s Liable and How to Handle a Claim

by Ladyblogger July 20, 2013 Accident Claims

Mass transit accidents can be complicated cases when many individuals are involved. Of course, even those accidents with just one victim apply as well. It is important to understand that the claimant must able to prove in court that the accident occurred due to the fault of the mass transit agency. Cases can be adjudicated […]

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Fatal Crash: Who Decides if it was Vehicular Homicide?

by Ladyblogger July 9, 2013 Car Accidents

A vehicular homicide charge, also known as vehicular manslaughter in some states, involves killing someone during a traffic accident. However, there are several conditions that must be met before this specific charge can be applied. For example, the responsible driver needs to be found negligent of doing something unlawful that is not considered to be […]

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How Can A DUI Can Affect My Child Custody?

by Ladyblogger July 9, 2013 Car Accidents

Dealing with a DUI can be difficult enough from a financial standpoint, but there are also several other important factors that will have an impact on your life. For example, if you are convicted of a DUI, it is possible that you will lose your job. Although this is definitely a serious consequence, there is […]

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Metal Containing Jewelry Law: The Provisions and Effects

by Ladyblogger July 9, 2013 Business Law

Making jewelry may be a creative endeavor but now there is a legal side to consider before selling it online or in stores in the state of California. California’s Metal-Containing Jewelry Law limits the amount of lead levels in jewelry and mandates that jewelry sellers warn potential customers about jewelry components that contain lead. The […]

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Have Thousands of Dollars To Throw Away? Think Before You DUI

by Ladyblogger July 7, 2013 Car Accidents

The financial and legal consequences that a DUI will cause can be astronomical. In fact, many experts estimate that the true cost of a first-time DUI ranges from $5,000 to $15,000. When you consider how much of a negative impact this will have on your life, it is easy to understand why you should never […]

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5 Tips For Driving Safely On an Out of State Roadtrip

by Ladyblogger June 24, 2013 Car Accidents

Going on an out-of-state road trip can be exciting, but it can also turn dangerous very quickly if you are not paying close attention to your surroundings. Therefore, it is a good idea to remember that driving in new areas requires knowledge of local laws and proper planning. Fortunately, you can have the perfect road […]

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Motorcycle vs. Vehicle Traffic Laws – What’s the Difference?

by Ladyblogger June 4, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Although motorcycle and passenger vehicles occupy the same roads, they do not always have to follow the same laws. To further complicate matters, each state can set its own guidelines about things such as mandatory helmet usage. Therefore, it is imperative for motorcyclists to stay up to date on all of the applicable laws in […]

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Is .08 A Low Enough Standard For DUI?

by Ladyblogger June 3, 2013 Law

According to current laws, any driver who is pulled over with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or above will be charged with a DUI. However, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a recommendation for the legal limit to be lowered to .05. Changing the BAC is controversial because there are several […]

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Visual Impact – How Charlotte NC is Changing DWI Laws

by Ladyblogger May 5, 2013 Criminal Law

In order to help educate people about the dangers of drinking and driving, the Anuvia Prevention and Recovery Center recently placed 4,258 flags into the ground on Randolph Road in Charlotte, North Carolina. Each of the flags represents a driver who was arrested for a DWI in Mecklenburg County in 2012. The intention of these […]

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What’s The Difference Between Short & Long Term Disability?

by Ladyblogger April 24, 2013 Insurance

If you are injured or become seriously ill, you might be able to make a claim for either short-term or long-term disability. However, in order to qualify, you are going to need to meet certain guidelines and have your condition for a previously specified period of time. For example, your short-term disability policy might start […]

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