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Why Should You Consult San Francisco Accident Lawyers

Many people suffer from car accidents in todayEUR(TM)s world of fast lanes and vehicles at everyoneEUR(TM)s disposal. The injuries sustained in an auto accident may be mild or serious. Sometimes they can appear to be ...

Seat Belt Laws in Idaho

Idaho statutes require you to buckle up, unless...fasten seat belt image by enens from Fotolia.comThe state of Idaho has some of the most lenient seat belt laws in the nation, with accompanying fines for violations which are among the lowest nationwide. Idaho and neighboring Montana are...

Missouri Accident Lawyer Justice in Your Way

Legal representatives play a very important role in protecting the rights of the common citizens. St. Louis DWI attorney and Missouri accident lawyer are the two examples of the category of legal prof

Louisiana Boating Regulations

Louisiana has specific laws regarding boating regulations.boat image by pearlguy from Fotolia.comBoating regulations are determined at the state level. To operate a boat in the state of Louisiana, an individual must acquire a boating certificate that can only be attained after passing an...

How to File Social Security Disability in Evansville, Indiana

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides disability benefits to individuals who have paid a sufficient amount in Social Security taxes during their lifetime to qualify for benefits. Because Social Security is a federally run program, the procedure for filing for Social Security Disability i

How to Pay Import Duty

Import duty is a tax that U.S. travelers who have been out of the country must pay on certain items upon re-entering the United States. Any item that a person acquired during the course of his travels must be declared. Each traveler gets a personal exemption ($800 as of September 2010), a maximum d

Tenant-Renter Foreclosure Laws in Florida

apartment lease sign image by Aaron Kohr from Fotolia.comIn economically troubled times, renters and tenants may wonder: What if my landlord gets foreclosed on? What are the laws protecting tenants when this occurs? The state of Florida has a number of laws in place to help those in this...

Third-Party Use of a Cancellation Petition

Under U.S. law, a cancellation petition is an action before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. In a cancellation petition proceeding the plaintiff seeks the cancellation of a registered trademark. In a famous example, in December 2010, a cancellation petition was filed to prohibit Facebook from u

OSHA Safety Requirements for Carpet Safety

Learn about carpet safetyBackground carpet image by fotolia ?? 2happy from Fotolia.comCarpets can be sources of dirt and infection, and a breeding ground for mites and molds from footwear. Occupational Safety Health and Administration (OSHA), the federal department charged with the...

Restrictions on Towing Vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike's 545 miles run east and west across the commonwealth. Drivers traveling on the turnpike in passenger cars with coupled or towed vehicles or trailers must comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations. For towing, this is 49 CFR Part 393, Subpart F, ac

New York State Tractor Laws

New York state regulates tractors on the road.tractor image by Alison Bowden from Fotolia.comTractors are a vital tool of the agricultural industry, but moving these lumbering machines from one field to another can be a thorn in the side of faster-moving traffic. Most states, sensitive...

Violation of Disability Rights

According to the National Council on Disability, "The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, state and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications."

Motorcycle Traffic Laws

Motorcyclists are especially vulnerable to injury in a traffic accident.motorcyclist. image by Yuri Bizgaimer from Fotolia.comAccording to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclist fatalities represent close to 5 percent of all traffic deaths despite the fact that...

Nursing Home Negligence Laws

Regular visits to relatives who live in a nursing home can help determine if abuse or negligence is occurring.elderly/women/ visitors entering together image by L. Shat from Fotolia.comNursing homes are regulated by federal and state laws to protect elderly persons, who because of their...

6 potential problems with revocable living trusts

Revocable living trusts have become increasingly popular as part of estate planning, both in Northern Virginia and throughout the United States. However, it is important to be aware of potential issue

How to File for Bankruptcy: Let’s Talk About the Basics

Yes,we often avoid the 'B' word however Massachusetts bankruptcy advice is something that has helped many people to get rid of their debts.As a matter of fact,life is unpredictable and table may turn for the ...

Gay Couple’s Marriage Consummated and Compensated

A Los Angeles couple was denied spousal benefits by the federal government, and last month a federal judge ordered that the couple be compensated for the denial. The married couple was Brad and Tony, two ...

California Welfare Calworks Benefits

CalWORKs helps families in need.family image by Marzanna Syncerz from Fotolia.comCalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) is California's implementation of Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF), which replaced the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program...