It's estimated that businesses lose up to $90 billion each year to embezzlement. And it's not only big business that's affected. Theft can happen in any company, regardless of size. Embezzlement charges are serious and can result in stiff penalties if you're convicted. However, there are strategies and defenses that can help you avoid the penalties altogether or get them drastically reduced. If you've been charged with stealing money or resources from a company, you should hire a defense attorney right away.
While dining out can be a great experience, some people will unfortunately get injured on the premises of a restaurant. If you fall into that category, you may be looking for answers as to whether you can sue the restaurant. Here are some things to know. Does Your Case Have a Personal Injury Base? The first thing to note is whether your case would be considered a personal injury claim. Common ones with restaurants include slip and fall injuries and food poisoning relating to improperly prepared food or food that included allergens.
Nearly everyone knows that you only have a certain length of time to file a personal injury claim against someone who has caused you harm. There are statutes of limitations in all states, and the times vary from a year to several years. No matter how egregious your injury, no court will hear a case when the time for filing has passed. There is, however, an important exception to this time limitation on filing.
If your business is currently navigating through a commercial lawsuit, here are three tips that will help you successfully make your way through the process. #1 Limit What You Say Make sure that you limit what you say to your adversary. If you can avoid it, don't talk to the party that is suing you. Do not have conversations with them in front of other people. Anyone who witnesses your conversations can be called up to offer testimony in a deposition, so you need to worry about not just talking to the party you are engaged in the lawsuit with, but also anyone who hears you talking to them.
The popular game show, Family Feud, pits two families against each other in a battle of wits. The families have to guess, or name, the most probable answers to the questions asked by the host. When you are in the midst of a real family feud, it is not quite so much fun. However, if you can name the five issues covered under family law, you are already ahead of the game.