Archive for October, 2014
Personal injury attorneys deal with auto accidents, slips and falls, faulty products, and a myriad of other cases every day, but once in a while, someone comes in with a rather… strange… story to tell. Here are a few of the weirdest personal injury claims out there.
The Case of the Malicious Parking Garage.
Everyone’s imagined it happening them: just as they’re leaving the parking garage, the big metal arm starts coming down too soon and slams on their car. Unfortunately for one man, this nightmare came true. Even worse, according to his personal injury claim, he was riding a scooter when it came-a-coming for him. Ouch!
The Case of the Exploding Scooter.
If we’re being frank, law books all over the U.S. are filled with legal statutes that seemingly lack any semblance of legislative intent. There are so many, in fact, that you’ll inevitably stumble across a few as you do your law research.
To give you a better idea of just how zany and numerous these laws can be, here are a few of the strangest ones our own legislative history research could find.
No Suffrage For Idiots.
One of the reasons we have a public education system in the U.S. is to ensure that voters are educated and can elect the right leaders. With that in mind, Continue Reading No Comments
Have you or a family member been convicted of a crime unfairly. If you feel that the court came to a decision due to a flaw in the justice system or some other legal faux pas, you may want to hire a criminal defense attorney who works specifically for appeals law firms.
Criminal appeals attorneys help to present your claim to an appellate or federal court that a a mistake in the way the trial was conducted effectively kept the proper decision from being reached.
In the United States, there are a total 13 circuits that make up the judiciary, and each region has an appeals court of its own. During every term, the Courts of Appeals are asked to hear over 10,000 different cases.
In order to ensure that your case is entertained by the appeals
Approximately 50% of marriages end in divorce in the United States, and 6,646 divorces are filed every day. The decision to file for divorce is hard enough on those involved, let alone worrying about how to go about the legal separation process. Hiring a lawyer during a divorce can significantly reduce the amount of stress on both parties, and they can help make a divorce go as quickly and efficiently as possible. While many people decide to hire a divorce lawyer to help them through the process, many don’t know how to choose a divorce lawyer that will work best for them.
How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer
- Find a Lawyer Who Specializes in Divorce Law – Divorce cases fall under the category of family law, but not all family lawyers focus on the sa