Archive for April, 2016
Attorneys who specialize in personal injury claim cases are often looked down on and called names such as “ambulance chaser.” While there are unscrupulous attorneys who file dubious cases involving injury and disability claims, most personal injury claim cases are legitimate.
Though car accidents are the most common cause of personal injury claim lawsuits, they are not as common a cause as many people might think. Car accident injuries account for about 20% of all personal injury cases at the federal level, followed by product liability suits at 13and and medical malpractice at 10%. Such causes also can overlap. For example, a car accident injury could also be the res
Most people have been involved with some type of legal case during their lifetime. Perhaps you were a little over the legal limit when driving home from a friends party. Maybe you went through a messy divorce, where your spouse wanted everything of value that you two owned. It is even possible that you were injured on the job, and now your work is refusing to accept responsibility and will no longer pay for your medical bills. Whatever the situation, the legal process is a confusing and stressful process. However, it is often necessary to either defend yourself or to ensure that you are given restitution’s for your injuries and your damages. An Attorney is a great resource, whatever the case is, to assist with legal cases and all of the specific steps and paperwork that is often involved with it. With so m
Divorce in the United States is becoming a common occurrence. The divorce rate for a first marriage is 41%, 60% for a second, and 73% for a third marriage. If you are going through a divorce it is imperative to consult divorce lawyers to offer advice for the entire divorce process. However, it is important to realize that you do not have to hire the first lawyer you meet. Here are seven questions to ask a prospective divorce attorney.
1. What is your specialty? Do you specialize in divorces, or is it just a part of your practice? How long have you been practicing law, and do you feel comfortable that you will be able to achieve the outcome I am looking for with my case? Do you have experience with cas
Did you know that there are currently 14,000 bail agents working in the U.S.? Although it?s easy to see bail as something only ?career criminals? need, in truth, many people will find themselves in a situation that requires bail — whether it?s due to a DUI allegation or something else. In one year, about 12 million people will be processed through jails across the U.S. — and the U.S. has one of the highest rates of incarceration in the world.
If you find yourself in trouble with the law, it can often feel like your world is falling apart. And in some ways, it might be. However, there are some proactive steps you can take to keep your life together and try to stay out of jail. Here are a few tips.
Hire an Attorney From Day 1
It can be tempting to go with a public defend