Archive for June, 2015

postheadericon 3 Crucial Things to Expect from a Criminal Attorney

Prison abuse attorney

Do you know what to do if you’re arrested? What about if you’ve been falsely accused of a committing a crime? Do you know where to seek legal advice? Under these circumstances, you’ll need the guidance of an experienced criminal defense attorney, whether you committed a crime or not. Here are three essential facts that you need to know about working with a defense lawyer:

A criminal attorney will provide legal advice.

When you’ve been charged with a crime or even wrongly accused of one,
In most situations, you may be eligible for a free consultation with an attorney, which is the perfect Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon ‘Who Should I Call After a Car Accident?’ and Other Questions to Ask If You’ve Been Hit

Workplace safety issues

Who should I call after a car accident?” This is a question you might ask yourself if you’ve been in a road crash. The moments after a car accident are critical, but for many people, they go by too quickly. If you were a victim of a car accident or semi truck accident on the road, then you may also be one of more than two million people each year facing an injury in a collision. As a result, you might have several questions about the next steps as you try to recover and repair your life after the crash.

If you’re wondering about the answers to questions like “Who should I call after a car accident?” Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon For Everyday Risk We Have Everyday Heroes Traffic Attorneys

Running a red light ticket

When you get into your car every morning and plug in your iPod, put your coffee in the cup holder and start the car, it’s so routine, you probably don’t think twice about the risk you’re taking when you pull out into traffic. Especially in Los Angeles. It’s no secret the world isn’t all rainbows and bunnies, but it’s sometimes tough to remember the risk we take in our daily routines. It’s sometimes even harder to know what to do when our comfortable daily routines are flipped on their heads and end up causing us pain or discomfort. For example, you’re daily routine probably involves stopping at a few intersections.

Did you know:

Ninety seven percent of drivers believe that other drivers running red lights are a major safety threat.

One in three people persona Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon How to Find a Great Lawyer

Workers comp arkansas

Maybe you’ve had an accident or have are struggling with financial issues, or maybe nothing has happened yet but there is always that “what if?” feeling in the back of your mind. Either way, it is always a good idea to have a lawyer on hand in case you need them. Many people believe that finding a lawyer is difficult, but really one just needs to go through a few simple steps.

Why is finding a lawyer a good idea?
For starters, choosing an attorney that is specific to your needs can be beneficial in case something happens. For example, if you are working as a truck driver and you get into an accident, you will want to have a trucki Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon 3 Questions You Have to Ask Before Hiring an Adoption Lawyer

Domestic violence lawyer

Hiring an adoption lawyer can be a great idea, but you have to ask a couple questions first. After all, adopting a child is a huge life change, and should be approached as cautiously as possible. It’s not the sort of thing that should ever be rushed.

Here are just a few of the questions to ask family law attorneys before signing them on to help you adopt.

What Are Your Qualifications?

One of the first things you need to ask a potential attorney is about their experience. How long have they been an attorney? How long have they focused on adoptions? How many non-relative adoptions have they helped take care of? How many this year in particular? You want to find an attorney who has at Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Soccer Player Sues University of Illinois Over Head Injury

Injury settlements

For many years, athletes from the smallest Pee-Wee football players to Super Bowl MVP’s were drilled with the mantra, “Walk it off!”

Now that the dangers of concussions are finally entering the public consciousness, that old piece of sports wisdom is changing, albeit slowly. Now, athletes are fighting back against the institutions they say left them out to dry after dangerous head injuries.

In Illinois, a former women’s college soccer player is suing her Alma mater, claiming that her career and health were ruined by negligent sports practices.

The woman alleges that her concussion was ignored when her team’s coaches ignored medical protocol. She filed the suit on Monday, June 8 in the Champaign County Circuit Court seeking medical damages of at least $50,000, although experts say if successf Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Why Choosing a Workmans Comp Lawyer is the Best Decision For You

Personal injury lawyer

In 2013, workers over three million occupational illnesses and injuries. If you found yourself in a similar situation you may be wondering when to get a workers comp attorney. In you may even be wondering why you need a Workmans Comp attorney. The simple fact is social security disability lawyers have the knowledge and experience in navigating the complicated legal system. So the question isn’t why you should be looking f Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon 3 Things to Look for in a Catastrophic Injury Attorney

Personal injury lawyer lincoln ne

If you’ve been very seriously hurt in an accident, then you need to be thinking about a personal injury lawsuit to cover your expenses. If your injuries fall into a category called “catastrophic injuries” — most often including spinal or head damage — then you need to be very careful about the injury attorney you choose to represent you. Not just anyone with “attorney at law” after their name will be qualified to handle this kind of case. Here are three things you’ll want when hiring an attorney for catastrophic injuries:

  1. An Attorney With Relevant E Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon What to Do When an Insurance Company Denies Personal Injury Liability

Bankruptcy attorney

In an ideal world, filing car accident claims, medical malpractice claims, workers compensation claims or anything along those lines would be simple. You’d simply let the other party know about their personal injury liability and they’d agree to a fair settlement. Unfortunately, that’s rarely the case — especially when you’re dealing with an insurance company that hires adjusters for the sole purpose of making sure the company has to pay out as little as possible in personal injury cases. So what can you do when the other party denies personal injury liability altogether? Here are five steps you’ll want to take:

  1. Stay Calm and Polite

    It’s easy to get angry when someone is dismissive of the injury you’ve suffered. But your best chance of getting everything settled to yo Read the rest of this entry »

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