Although there are exceptions, if you get into a car accident and it's only a small fender bender, it is unlikely you will need an attorney. There are, however, many situations in which you should contact an attorney right away, especially when the accident is not your fault. The following are three of them.
The fault of the accident is unclear
If the accident is not your fault, obviously, you don't want to file a claim with your own insurance company because it is likely to lead to higher premiums.
It can be easy to neglect thinking about the future when parents divorce. While most parents insist they want their children to attend college, making sure that happens by preparing financially might be a different thing. Divorce is actually the perfect time to ensure that your children are covered — no matter how young they may be now. Read on to learn more about this important future need that should be addressed now.
You may feel like you're always going to be of sound mind, but when it's time to determine what will happen with your estate, you'll need to also take into consideration the issue of incapacity. This is when you lose the ability to make medical decisions or take charge of your financial affairs.
Controlling Future Healthcare Decisions
You may have specific requests regarding what will happen if you are hospitalized. You may wish to be resuscitated or not resuscitated.
If you're an extrovert, one of the best jobs that you can get at a big box store is that of the greeter. You'll smile throughout your shift as you warmly greet those who enter the store, point them in the right direction, if needed, and wish departing customers a good day. One reason that you might stop smiling, however, is upon sustaining an injury — and while the position of store greeter isn't overly dangerous, there are still several ways that you could get hurt.
If you are ever accused of shoplifting, the embarrassment you feel and the pressure placed on you by the store employee or security can cause you to incriminate yourself or say something that can get you into even more trouble. Knowing how to act and what not to say after you are detained can help you protect yourself from false accusations or accidentally admitting fault.
Here are a few dos and don'ts to keep in mind, if you are ever accused of shoplifting.