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May 2018 Archives

The importance of a buy-sell agreement shouldn't be overlooked

Your business is important to you, and against all suggestions, you opened it with friends. You want to make sure you can buy them out if they don't get along with you later and need to know that there's a way to obtain full ownership if the need arises.

L.A. Fitness protected against lawsuit for slip-and-fall accident

If you slip and fall as a result of a business owner's negligence or damaged property, you may be able to file a lawsuit. You'll need to have a strong case, though, because without being able to prove negligence or an intent to hurt you, there's not much of a case against a business owner.

Don't rely on a do-it-yourself contract, be prepared

Business partnerships are great in a lot of ways; they split the liability of being in business and help you avoid having to manage everything on your own. There is some potential for trouble with these relationships, though, especially if there is a dispute between the partners.

What is the statute of limitations for a car accident matter?

If you are injured in a car accident, there are a number of things to consider. The first is your health. If you are injured, you have to make sure you get the proper care. If someone hit you, you only have a certain amount of time to file a claim against them. It is called the “statute of limitations.” It is a legal rule that says how much time you will have to sue their insurance company and get the lawsuit settled.

Mom and dad: Too old to drive?

If you have parents who are getting up in age, one of your concerns may be that they should no longer be driving. Your parents may reach an age at which you know their eyesight isn't good or that their reflexes aren't as quick as they used to be. When will you know it's the right time for them to get out from behind the wheel?

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