Author: Andrew Myers
Ignoring Traffic Signs: It Happens That Much?
Ignoring traffic signs happens more often than it should. Have you ever seen a driver blow through a stop sign and it ticks you off? What about drivers like the one in the picture taking a left turn despite a clearly marked “no left turn” sign? In that scenario as […]
Massachusetts Hands Free Law: Get off the Phone and Drive!
The new Massachusetts hands free law bans drivers from using any and all hand held devices while driving. The new law, passed before the 2019 holidays actually goes into effect February 23, 2020. It prohibits drivers from using cell phones or any other electronic devices while holding them and driving. […]
Drinking Habits Up In America
Drinking tops the list of national pastimes. Two studies show skyrocketing drinking by Americans. The Centers for Disease Control report binge drinking increased eleven percent from 2011 to 2017. CDC defines binge drinking of alcohol as downing four drinks during one occasion for women, five drinks for men. Under the […]
Stopping the Bills with the Automatic Stay of Bankruptcy
Stopping the bills. They pile up. You want to pay them. You think about how to juggle finances to stop the bills and collection notices. Some of the bill collectors or credit card companies behind them may even have started actions in small claims or other courts. The automatic stay […]
Slip & Fall Injuries: Hazards and Legal Challenges
Slip & fall injuries happen when hazardous conditions get in the way. Ankle injuries, wrist injuries and others result from slip and fall or trip and fall accidents. Such injuries range from the less severe sprains to much more serious injuries. At the same time, holding property owners liable for […]
Before Filing Bankruptcy: What to do, What to Avoid.
Before filing bankruptcy think about taking steps to make sure your case goes smoothly. If all goes well in a chapter 7 bankruptcy, unsecured debt, including typical credit card debt, goes away in just under 4 months. Can you keep your favorite credit card? Are one or two credit card […]
Intersection Accidents: Determining Fault After the Crash
Intersection accidents happen for various reasons. Often one driver blows through a light or stop sign. Sometimes a driver speeds into an intersection, so others have little time to get out of the way. Accidents often happen when drivers attempt to “beat the light” continuing even after the yellow turns […]
Road Rage: Stay Out Of The Way!
Road rage kills. Aggressive drivers also scare the daylights out of drivers simply trying to get to work or other destinations. Whether it’s the stress many feel on a daily basis, or the crushing press of deadlines, driving often becomes a challenge. Hitting massive traffic jams choking U.S. highways does […]
New Hampshire’s Unique Laws: Injuries and Damages
New Hampshire’s unique laws point the finger at anyone and everyone who might share fault for an accident or injury. We’re talking negligence here. Whether a car accident, a slip and fall or other injury case, NH applies its own law on dividing damages. New Hampshire is unique in many […]