A story involving blatant housing discrimination was covered by a major news operation in Columbus, Ohio recently. The landlord, who was recorded while talking on the phone, spouted very racist comments in regards to the type of people he wanted living in and working in his houses. Among many other horrific things, he said, "I need white tenants, that's my absolute stipulation." If housing discrimination were always this blatant, it would be easy to put an end to the problem.
One tactic abusive spouses use against their non-citizen mates is to threaten to have them deported if they file for divorce. Since many people who come to America after marrying their husbands or wives aren't fully aware of their rights, this causes them to remain in abusive situations longer than necessary. Despite what your spouse may claim, you can continue the citizenship process even after your marriage dissolves. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.
Most pieces of advice concerning car accident claims focus on compensation for the injury, but injury damages are just part of the bigger picture. Among other things, you also need to be compensated for the physical damages inflicted on your properties. There are different categories of compensations for property damages; here are four examples:
Compensatory Damages for the car
This part of the compensation is meant to return your car to its pre-accident status.
Everyone has secrets, and your auto insurance company has more than its fair share. The problem is your insurer's secrets can cause you to receive less money when it comes time to settle your auto accident case. Here are three things your insurance provider hopes you never find out.
You're Still Entitled to Compensation If You Have a Preexisting Injury
A common thing insurance adjusters like to do is downplay policyholders' injuries as much as possible.
Driving under the influence of drugs and narcotics is just as dangerous as driving while intoxicated. Studies have shown that those driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol are three times more likely to get into a fatal car crash than those who are sober. With that said, if you are involved in a car accident and suspect that the other driver is driving while under the influence of drugs, having some evidence to bring to your auto-accident attorney can really help your case.