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An In-Depth Look at the Legal Side of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Older people are legally protected by elder law, which covers nursing home abuse and neglect. In this article, we take a look at the different types of elder abuse, laws regarding dependent adults, and the criminal penalties for such abuse & negligence.
VIDEO: Common Myths About Criminal Defense

Don't always believe what you see on TV. In this video, Jonathan Lynn, an experienced criminal defense attorney, discusses some of the most common myths about arrests and criminal defense.
Disability Benefits: A Guide to the Resources Available to the Disabled

The amount of information available about disability benefits can be overwhelming and lead to confusion. If you don't know where to start looking, this guide to resources for disabled people can help you.
Debts that Are Exempt from a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Discharge

Most debts are eligible for a discharge under Chapter 7. However, there are some debts that the Bankruptcy Code exempts from a bankruptcy discharge. Find out whether or not your debts are dischargeable.
4 Signs You Should Fight that Traffic Ticket (and that You’ll Win)

What should you do if you have been stopped and ticketed for running a red light, speeding, an illegal stop or for any number of other illegal driving actions? Sometimes, it’s best to just pay the ticket, but there are times when you should fight it...
How to Search for Criminal Records and Arrest Records

Criminal records and arrest records provide important information about a person's history with law enforcement. Both of these are public information and can be accessed by anyone. In this article, you'll learn how to search for these records.
Top Employment/Labor Attorneys to Follow on Twitter

Whether you're an employee or employer, you need to keep up to date with labor/employment laws, news and insight. We've compiled a relevant list of the most influential feeds to follow on Twitter.
Lost... and Found? The Law of Lost and Abandoned Items

What would you do if you found something valuable? Keep it, leave it or return it to its rightful owner? Well, by law, the actions required of the finder depend on whether the item was mislaid, lost or abandoned. Find out more here.
How a Child's Personality Disorder Can Affect Custody Decisions

Children with personality disorders already have to deal with many difficulties; adding divorce into the mix only multiplies the challenges that they face. Find out how these disorders impact custody decisions as well as the child's life.
Debt Collection Laws: The Basics

When you are experiencing a financial crisis and are unable to pay your bills, debt collectors often make the situation much worse. However, you have legal rights to protect you against any threats, harassment and abusive tactics. Learn about them here.
Everything You Need to Know About Your SSDI Appeal

Each year, millions of workers apply for SSDI and SSI benefits, but up to 70% are denied the first time they apply. However, many disability applicants are unaware that they may be able to fight their denial by filing an appeal. Find out more here.
Top Medical Malpractice Feeds to Follow on Twitter

Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. In light of that, we've compiled a list of the top medical malpractice feeds on Twitter. Follow them and keep up to date on relevant law, news & insight.
Judicial vs. Non-Judicial Foreclosure

The reality is that there are different types of foreclosures, and you should be familiar with their implications for you as a homeowner/borrower. Here's what you need to know about judicial and non-judicial foreclosure.
7 Signs that You Need an Adoption Attorney

If you are a parent seeking to adopt a child, or have already adopted a child, there are a range of circumstances that might prompt you to consider engaging legal counsel. Read on to find out whether you need an adoption attorney for your case.
A Divorce Lawyer's Tips for Staying Happily Married: 10 Behaviors to Avoid

Certain behaviors can sabotage marital bliss and eventually lead to divorce. In this article, a divorce attorney shares her advice on what to avoid in order to maintain a strong and healthy relationship.
Downloading, File Sharing & Copyright Infringement: Where do the Boundaries Lie?

We've all heard of these rather ominous-sounding terms in digital media: "piracy," "infringement," "copyright troll," etc. But what exactly do these mean, and where do the boundaries lie in the online world? Justipedia answers these questions and more...
10 Criminal Rights You Need to Understand

One often hears, "Criminals have all the rights." In fact, those rights belong to everyone, but people often fail to appreciate their importance until they are accused of a crime they didn't commit. Here are 10 criminal rights to understand...
INFOGRAPHIC: Medical Malpractice 101

Did you know that one in three hospital patients suffers errors or neglect? However, most of these cases go unreported. Learn more about medical malpractice in this infographic by a personal injury firm.
Top Digital/Internet Law Feeds to Follow on Twitter

Cyberlaw, digital law or internet law is a complex legal field comprised of many areas. Here, we've compiled a list of the top Twitter influencers involved in issues such as digital copyright, phishing & fraud, online privacy, social media law and more.
Everything You Need to Know About Expungement

Is a record of arrest and criminal charges affecting your personal or professional life? Well, perhaps you could get that part of your history erased. Find out everything you need to know about expungement in Pennsylvania.
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Personal injury law is an area of law that deals with injuries that were caused to people due to the negligence or lack of care of another party. In personal injury Read more

A personal injury claim is when a person has been injured, believes that their injury was caused by the negligence of another party, and has a cause of action Read more

A dependent adult is someone who is over the age of 18, but under the age of 64, and who has severe physical or mental limitations that prevent them from living Read more

Elder abuse is when someone who is expected to treat an elderly person with care, such as a caregiver, either takes advantage of the elderly person, or hurts them Read more

Social Security disability refers to disability insurance coverage that is provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA). The SSA is a federal agency that Read more
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