To help recover some of the costs of crime, victims can seek compensation from the state, receive restitution, or seek a remedy in a civil court. The tangible costs of crime, like lost productivity, medical expenses, and mental health counseling, cost approximately $105 billion annually. The intangible costs, such as
If a visitor overstays his or her visa and gets into a car accident because of another person’s negligence, he or she can still file a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party. The laws are in place to protect people experiencing pain or distress from an incident, regardless of
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) screened fewer toys compared to years past due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each year, the agency cautions consumers regarding a variety of risks in their homes. One of its responsibilities is to inspect toys for potential hazards, including toxic lead levels or small objects
Following incidents of assault and other crimes involving ridesharing services, women may worry about staying safe. While ridesharing has become safer over the years, there are ways women can remain safe on the road and exercise caution when using ridesharing services. The following are tips to help women stay safer
Filing for bankruptcy is not a way to avoid paying missing child support payments as these debts are not dischargeable under current bankruptcy law. The bankruptcy courts take child support seriously, and as such, neither Chapter 7 nor Chapter 13 bankruptcy eliminates the demand to pay back what is owed.