Every year in the US, hundreds of thousands of people -or more- file for bankruptcy as a way of getting out from under debts and other obligations they are unable to pay without assistance. Some of these people are here in Philadelphia and considering whether they should seek the services of a Philadelphia bankruptcy attorney to help them with their debt restructuring.
If you are behind on your mortgage payments and foreclosure threatens, contact an experienced Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney to see if you qualify for relief under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, which allows debtors to reorganize their financial obligations according to a court-approved plan.
Alfred Abel Law offices introduces a new series by our personal injury lawyer explaining the issues surrounding various slip and fall injuries. Part one of the series discusses slips and falls on icy sidewalks. A slip on an icy sidewalk can happen easily, leaving you in physical therapy for injuries to your back, hips, or knees. If a fall on an icy sidewalk results in an injury, certain legalities must be followed. Tort theory acts as a guideline to help determine if anyone is liable and if so, the degree of their liability. Before recovering any compensation for an injury sustained from a fall on an icy sidewalk, the responsible party and the level of responsibility must be determined. Contacting a personal injury lawyer from Alfred Abel Law Offices after such a fall is always recommended.
One of the most common questions a bankruptcy lawyer in Philadelphia is likely to hear from small businesses struggling with debt is “Can I file for Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” In some cases, either form of bankruptcy may be an option.
A couple of recent cases show how an experienced personal injury lawyer can help car accident victims recover compensation for their injuries when insurance companies deny their claims.
A Personal Injury Lawyer Explains Slip & Fall Accidents Part 4: Slippery Floors-Residential Apartment Buildings
In this final part of the series, “A Personal Injury Lawyer Explains Slip & Fall Accidents,” we will discuss some of the issues relating to slip and fall accidents that occur in residential apartment buildings.
Bankruptcy is complicated and is best undertaken with the guidance of an experienced attorney. Business owners may file under Chapter 7, Chapter 13 or Chapter 11, depending on several factors. A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney can help you determine the best available choice for your situation. This month we will discuss Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Larger businesses or those who are considered separate legal entities will have to file under Chapter 11, and that will be a subject for next month.
Despite the addition of a variety of safety features to cars, automobile accidents are as common as ever — especially since the introduction of cell phones and texting have increased the level of driver distraction significantly If you are involved in an accident, there are several things you should keep in mind even before you call a car accident personal injury lawyer.
Should I File for Bankruptcy? A Philadelphia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer Answers Some Common Questions
Bankruptcy is the legal procedure that allows people who are struggling financially to discharge debt and move on with their lives. Filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy with a Philadelphia lawyer can potentially come with some costs including a hit to your credit score, however, if you are struggling to make ends meet saving your credit score may be the least of your concerns.
All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) can be a fun source of recreation. You can jump over hills, ride through rough paths, and add adventure to your day at the beach. However, ATVs are also dangerous. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 700 people are killed and 135,000 injured annually in ATV accidents. A Philadelphia car accident personal injury lawyer from Alfred Abel Law Offices can help in the event you have been injured in an ATV accident.