Deal-Making and Jail: Better From the Outside

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If you have been arrested, you will likely be held in jail until you are bailed out. Some might make the mistake of thinking that they can save some money and just remain in jail – after all, how long could it possibly be till you appear in court? Then, there are those who cannot afford bail even if they want to get out. Read on to find out how bail bonds can help.

23 July 2021

Medical Malpractice Defense: What Physicians Should Know

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As a physician, a medical malpractice lawsuit is always a concern. If you have never been sued for medical malpractice, you may not be aware of the potential outcomes or what to expect. In many cases, medical malpractice lawsuits never go to court and are often settled. Before you settle a medical malpractice claim, there are some things you need to know: What Is a Medical Malpractice Settlement? A settlement is an agreement between the plaintiff and the defendant to the terms of a lawsuit.

23 July 2021

Changing Personal Injury Attorneys In The Middle Of A Case

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For any reason, you might consider changing lawyers. Both parties in an attorney-client relationship can break off the agreement if there are unfixable issues. It is important that you are at ease working with the personal injury lawyer managing your case.  Though you do not have to stick with your first lawyer, making a change isn't an easy process either. There are a few things you need to know about switching attorneys and how it affects your case.

21 June 2021

Have Patience With Your Personal Injury Case

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It's important that accident victims don't get impatient with their situation after an accident. It's only natural to be eager to get things back to normal again, but be careful of unrealistic expectations. When victims get frustrated with the progress of their case, they might be more prone to making mistakes that could cost them a lot of money. Read on to find out more about why and when patience is so important as you wait for the accident compensation you deserve.

11 May 2021

4 Tried-And-True Defenses A DUI Lawyer Will Use To Change The Outcome Of Your Case

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DUI charges have changed over the last few decades. Some years back, DUI was considered a minor offense, and the penalties were limited to DUI classes and low fines. However, these charges now carry serious consequences, including hefty fines, lengthy jail sentences, and the potential to have your driver's license suspended. Because of the severe consequences of DUI charges, talking to a DUI lawyer should be the first thing you do.

14 April 2021

Steps To Take If You Are Involved In A Construction Accident

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Working in the construction industry can be lucrative and rewarding, but there is also the risk of accidents occurring at construction sites. If you are involved in a construction accident, it is very important to react properly to ensure that the matter is taken care of. Failure to act can result in a number of problems down the road, both physically and financially. In the event that you are involved in a construction accident, take the following steps:

15 March 2021

Child Custody Evaluations: What You Can Expect

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When it comes to child custody cases, the courts must make a determination based on the best interests of the child or children involved. As a result, you may find that the judge orders a custody evaluation before they will make a determination on your case. For those who have never experienced such an evaluation, you may not know what to expect. Here's a look at what your child custody lawyer wants you to understand about the upcoming evaluation.

12 February 2021

How Your Family Could Be Impacted If You Don't Handle Estate Planning Now

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Many people wait too long to start thinking about estate planning, and some people end up passing away before making plans for how their assets and money will be handled after their death. This can have a serious impact on your family, however, so it's important to focus on estate planning if possible. They May Have to Cover Your Funeral Expenses Many people don't really think about how expensive a funeral can be, especially if they have never had to plan and pay for one.

18 January 2021

Objective Vs. Subjective Forseeability In Injury Cases

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When it comes to injury law, the American system frequently emphasizes the foreseeability of what happened. The system uses two terms, objective and subjective foreseeability, in ways that might seem odd to the average person, though. It's important to understand how both kinds of foreseeability work and what they mean to a personal injury lawyer. Subjective Foreseeability The legal sense of subjective foreseeability refers to what was specifically known to the subject, meaning the defendant, in the time before an incident happened.

14 December 2020

Two Times When The Other Party Has To Pay Your Attorney Fees

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In the American court system, each party to a lawsuit is expected to pay for their own attorney. Thus, judges typically won't order plaintiffs or defendants to pay the other's legal expenses if they lose. However, here are two times when that rule is exempted, and one party may be required to pay the lawyer fees of the other. The Contract or State Law Requires Payment It's not unusual for business contracts to contain clauses stipulating the losing side is responsible for paying the winning side's attorney's fees in the event of a lawsuit.

13 November 2020