Category: Law and Legal Infographics
The history of personal injury law is not a straight path by any stretch. Most personal injury historians would argue that there is no specific start to when personal injury law began, but legal historians do agree that legal systems have existed in some form since ancient history but usually as a more general common form of law.
Would you believe that in the state of Arizona, you could be sentenced to 25 years in prison for cutting down a cactus? Or that in North Carolina, it is illegal to sing off-key? Both of these surprising bits of information are true! In fact, there are many more strange laws like these two examples that, despite being put into place long ago, are still active in states across the country today.
Recent reports have shown that there is a serious problem with regard to disabled access throughout Ireland and the UK. While laws such as the Equality Act of 2010 have brought about reforms and change with regard to the level of disabled access present throughout Ireland and the UK, major access problems still exist and do so on a large scale.
How much does your sin cost? A sin tax is added to products or services that are considered to be unhealthy. Check out the infographic below to learn more about sin taxes.
An attack on your or your family in your home, or even just around town, can be a jarring experience. In the moment, no one should have to think about the repercussions of defending themselves from such an attack. This infographic examines your rights to defend yourself and family in your home.
State Laws vary with their requirements concerning whether or not a rider is capable of determining if it he or she should wear a helmet while on a motorcycle. This Sons of Anarchy themed infographic looks at motorcycle helmet laws and their importance.
We all have bucket lists of things to do before we die, things like sky diving or visiting Italy. However, the folks at Dana Law Firm feel there are a few other things you should add to that list in order to avoid probate. Such as getting a will. They have provided this infographic to help you learn how to avoid probate.
Corporate lawsuits are widely prevalent. At any given time, the average large corporation in the U.S. can be juggling 37 lawsuits simultaneously. Lawsuits can also be fairly costly for companies on both sides of the table. It is estimated that litigation costs represent more than seventy percent of overall legal spending by the average U.S. business. In addition, many corporations fight lawsuits in which $20 million or more is at stake.
This infographic shows that several states with brutal legacies have modified their self-defense laws in ways that many Americans wonder if these laws are as race-neutral as they claim to be.
Here is a video infographic entitled “The Anatomy of a Drug Cartel” which is both educational and raises awareness about current global issues (war on drugs & drug addiction). It is actually more of an animated short-film but I found it quite interesting and as such, thought I’d share it here.
Crime is an ever-present problem, whether it’s at home, or on the road. Top Criminal Justice Schools has created an infographic entitled “Stay Safe Out There” full of tips and statistics behind crimes and how to protect yourself and your loved ones from burglary, robbery, and vehicle theft.
Auto theft is one of the most common crimes in the U.S., and if it happens to you, the hidden costs can easily break the bank. With thieves becoming more brazen every day, your best defense is a high-tech recovery device that gets your car back quickly and with less damage. A speedy recovery makes a huge difference in cost and convenience, and helps police nab the criminals.
Home burglaries are all too prevalent in the United States. Having the security of one’s home violated and personal possessions stolen is something everyone would like to avoid. While there is no foolproof way to completely prevent burglaries, there are steps that you can take to protect your home from break-ins.
Registering a trademark isn’t as simple as filling out an application and paying your fees. Just ask Jeremy Lin (of “Linsanity” fame), Donald Trump and Harley Davidson – all of whom have faced challenges securing their desired trademarks. The following infographic details on their specific cases and for even more pop culture trademark blunders.