Auto Accident Claims: The Last Clear Chance Doctrine Defense

In the contributory negligence system, the plaintiff is barred from receiving any type of compensation if the defendant can prove that the plaintiff was responsible in any way. So if you are the defendant for an auto accident claim, familiarizing yourself with common defenses can help you avoid paying up. One of the most common doctrines used as a defense is the last clear chance doctrine, which will be explained in further detail in this article. [Read More]

A Solution For People Burdened With Debt

Bankruptcy can be a smart financial decision. If you are only able to make the minimum payment on high-interest loans and credit cards, then those debts will follow you into retirement. For example, assume you have a credit card with a $5,000 balance and 18 percent interest rate. If you pay $125 monthly, it will take you nearly 23 years to repay that one debt. Moreover, you probably owe significantly more than $5,000. [Read More]