Can You Sue Yourself In A Wrongful Death Action?

The title may sound like a riddle -- but it's exactly what is taking place in one Utah court. The Utah Court of Appeals recently ruled that a woman was permitted to sue herself for negligence for the death of her husband in an auto accident. Although this case is unusual, it may mark the beginning of a change in the scope of wrongful death lawsuits. Read on to learn more about wrongful death actions and how such a change could affect you. Read More 

Facing A DUI Charge? Here’s How To Maximize Your Chance Of Staying Out Of Jail

With DUI conviction rates spanning anywhere from 60 to 95 percent throughout the United States, you can't afford to let the chips fall where they may if you want to stay out of jail. Luckily, there are a variety of things you can do to minimize your chances of facing punishment that involves jail time. Taking the right steps will also help ensure that you don't end up facing another DUI later down the line. Read More 

Tips For Protecting Yourself In The Event Of A Retail Slip And Fall Accident

Despite the term "shop till you drop," falling in a retail store is not a good thing. If you've been hurt due to a fall in a retail store, you might be able to get some compensation for your injuries from the store. In order to do that, though, you'll have to be able to show that whatever caused you to fall was dangerous and that the store owner or employee on duty at the time should have known of its danger and existence. Read More 

What Type Of Liquor License Is Right For Your Business?

Many different types of small businesses can increase their daily revenues by becoming legally able to serve alcohol to their patrons. That's why so many business owners apply for liquor licenses each year. However, liquor licenses come in a wide variety of types--making the choice for business owners difficult.  In order to know which license is right for your business, you'll need to have a business plan for your distribution of alcohol. Read More 

Charged With Statutory Rape? How Can You Defend Yourself?

If you have been arrested and charged with statutory rape -- the crime of having sexual intercourse with someone who is not legally able to consent to sex -- you may be wondering whether there are any defenses available to you. Pleading guilty or being convicted of this crime can have long-term consequences, including placement on your state's sex offender registry or being automatically barred from some types of employment. However, you may be able to fight back. Read More