If you are included in the 15 million Americans who suffer from food allergies, you likely view meals eaten out as similar to a game of Russian roulette. If you have been made severely ill or suffered permanent injury due to the presence of an allergen in a meal you were promised was allergen-free, you may be wondering whether you have any recourse against the restaurant that served you. As the number of diagnosed food allergies continues to rise, this situation is becoming more and more common -- and sometimes ends in tragedy.
Does your apartment or rental home have mold? Have you told your landlord and been ignored? It is not healthy to live with mold. Mold of any kind can cause allergies and sinus issues in some people. Some types of mold, such as toxic black mold, can cause severe health problems, and can even be deadly to humans and pets in very bad cases. It is the responsibility of the landlord to maintain the property in a liveable condition.
Marriage to a person who has children from another relationship often involves making compromises to ensure the needs of both the previous and current families are met. If your spouse is responsible for paying child support, however, Texas' change in child support laws could cause you to be hit with a big bill when your husband or wife dies that may wipe out his or her entire estate. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself and your family.
If you have ever been involved in a car accident, you probably know how overwhelming and frustrating this experience can be, but if you're not careful you could end up in another accident down the road. According to Drowsy Driving, approximately 100,000 car accidents occur each year from drowsiness. While being tired isn't against the law, feeling tired can be dangerous if you are behind the wheel of a car. Here are three things you should know about driving while you are tired.
It is reasonable to expect police officers to know and understand the laws they are enforcing. After all, criminals cannot use ignorance of the law as a valid defense; therefore, police officers should not be allowed to use the same type of legal ignorance as an excuse to violate citizens' rights. However, a recent ruling by the United States Supreme Court may have opened the door for such an eventuality. Here's more information about this issue, and what you can do to defend yourself in court.