Archive for December, 2017

postheadericon 5 Steps to Follow After Being Struck by an Automobile

Drunk driving

Statistics from 2015 found that 32,166 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in the United States. That being said, not all collision involve multiple automobiles. Unfortunately, many innocent pedestrians find themselves becoming the victims of collisions from distracted drivers. Considering that, here are five important steps to follow after being hit by a motor vehicle.

  1. Move Away From the Road if Possible

    It’s understandable to feel many emotions after being struck by a vehicle. You’ll likely feel angry, scared, and hurt after this type of collision takes place. If you are able to move on your own, it’s wise to get out of the road. Depending on where you are and the time of day, it might be hard for other drivers to see you. Therefore, it’s wise to move to the side of the r Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Five Tips for Safer Motorcycle Operation

Dui defense

Taking in the open road via motorcycle can be extremely entertaining. You can feel the wind on your face and in your hair. You can feel the warm sun beating down on your arms and legs. You can avoid traffic backups and find alternative parking in busier of cities. There are many advantages to owning a motorcycle. But, it is important to remember that there are also dangers to motorcycles. Every year, many motorcyclists are injured or worse while driving on U.S. roads.

Proper motorcycle licensing

There is a different required license for operating a motorcycle than there is for traditional driving. It is important to take these classes, even if you are already familiar with operating a motorcycle. In fact, it could be illegal not to take them. But, these classes also teach additional safety la Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer

Questions to ask your divorce lawyer

Divorce is a rough business and it happens to millions of people, every day. And every one of those people needs a good divorce lawyer. Whether you are going through a contested divorce, an uncontested divorce or a divorce with child custody, the divorce lawyer you choose will be your right hand in the process.

As we know, divorce is anything but uncommon. In America alone, 41 percent of all first marriages end in divorce. Couple that with the fact that 60 percent of second marriages end in divorce and a whopping 73 percent of third marriages in America end in divorce. The facts bear out the case. So, you see, if you are in this situation, you are anything but alone.

Divorce can be a mind boggling process, however, and you need to choose your divorce lawyer very wisely. And th Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon 6 Tips to Succeed With Your Workers Comp Claim

Family law

No one ever really expects to be injured at work but it happens. In 2013, there were more than three million illnesses and injuries that occurred in workplaces across the country. If this has happened to you, you may not know where to turn. There are things you can do to help your workers comp claim be successful.

  1. Seek medical treatment for your injuries. The very first thing that you need to do if you have been hurt at work and that is get started on the medical treatment you need. There are a few reasons you need to do this right away. In the first place, doctors and other medical professionals can do more when you see them right away after you have been hurt. Next, you can use the documentation you get from your doctor and the hospital to make your workers comp case a lot stronger. If you take to Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon A Divorce Experience That Fits Your Needs

Divorce lawyer west palm beach

Good divorce lawyers may seem difficult to come by, especially when you have a cut and dry divorce experience with low assets, minimal custody issues, and more. Not every divorce situation needs to be a difficult, trying matter that puts you thousands of dollars in debt or requires you to attend court hearing after court hearing. If you need divorce help for the smallest issues and aren’t sure where to turn, look no further.

Divorce in America Today

There are some things you may not have known about divorce and just how prevalent it is. Some people feel very left out when their marriage comes to an end and they aren’t sure how it got to this point. It’s Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon What to Seek When Looking for Legal Advice

Dover law office

There are so many reasons why folks seek an attorney to give them legal aid. Many are in situations that are foreign or confusing to them. This could be anything from drawing up a will to being the victim of an auto accident. Here are some of the most important factors to look for when choosing a lawyer to assist with a case or possible situations.

Know What Situations Require Legal Advice

There are various situations that require the knowledge of a lawyer. Among these situations are personal injury, such as being part of an auto accident, drawing up a will for the first time, or having an accident at work. Sometimes these situations are scary when one doesn’t know what to do or expect, such as creating a will. Up to 70% of Americans have not drawn up a will, for example. This is Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon The Aftermath of a Truck Driving Injury

Personal injury lawyer

Were you injured in a semi truck accident? You were driving along when the truck?s brakes gave out and despite constant attempts to stop the truck, it would not come to a complete stop. You ran head on into a traffic railing and awaited help. You were probably afraid, stressed, and angered. Now that you have been treated medically, you are worried about income. How will you work and provide for your family, when you can no longer operate a truck? Fortunately, you can options.

Consult with a personal injury attorney

Personal injury attorneys are familiar with these types of cases. They are familiar with the personal injury lega Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Do you Have a Personal Injury Legal Case?

Personal injury attorney

They are all over TV. Every time you change the channel, you are met with a commercial advertising a person injury lawyer. They ask you if you have been recently injured and if you have yet received compensation for the injury. Then, they close out the commercial by telling you about how much money they have won for their prior personal injury clients. These commercials have caused many people to think they have a personal injury legal case, when they do not. Before contacting a personal injury lawyer and planning what you will spend your settlement on, first, make sure you have a legal case.

Were you injured?
The first question to answer is if you were actually injured. Did you suffer a personal injury due to the fault of someone else? The most common cause of a per Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Attorneys Personal Injury Attorneys for Your Damages

Construction accidents

Today, Americans face a growing issue in today’s society where accidents, whether small or large, are caused by the growing negligence of a population that is either inebriated or distracted. These, of course, are automobile accidents and they occur at an astonishing rate in the United States.

It is a problem that happens whether the time is three o’clock in the morning or three o’clock in the afternoon. It is a problem that happens whether the traffic during the morning commute or during the wee hours of the night, when there are many police cars.

The challenge speaks to a larger issue at stake in American society: When is someone considered responsible for a crime, especially when mental and physical disabilities are in display? Can someone be considered liable if they are clinically consi Read the rest of this entry »

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This is Sandra Rivulet speaking, of I was born and raised as a navy brat. We traveled constantly when I was young. College was the first time I settled in one spot for more than two years.

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