No matter how big or small your criminal charges are, you have the right to be represented by an attorney. When you are arraigned on charges, find an attorney that you can work with to discuss the specifics of your case. While you may be tempted to plead guilty for charges you don't think are a big deal, this is never recommended. The ramifications of having a guilty finding on your criminal record can have long term consequences no matter how small the charges may be.
17 February 2019
Repetitive stress injuries are no longer limited to carpal tunnel syndrome and secretaries. Instead, any job that requires a repetitive action that stresses joints and soft tissues beyond the normal wear and tear on the expected body parts now qualifies as a repetitive stress injury. The problem a lot of employees are having is trying to decide if they should hire a personal injury lawyer and sue, or if they are the ones responsible for their own injuries and they should let it go.
10 January 2019
If you were clearly not the person responsible for causing the car accident you were recently in, you should have no trouble receiving compensation for your damages and injuries, but did you know that you might be able to seek compensation for a loss of quality of life? A loss of quality of life is something that is not always easy to prove, but it is something you can receive compensation for, and here are a few things to know about this.
3 December 2018
If you have suffered a personal injury, chances are that you will need legal assistance to get the compensation you deserve. Unfortunately, there are a lot of legal terms out that that can leave you feeling confused about what is happening to your case. It will help to get familiar with the following terms. Tort Most personal injury cases are considered torts, which is when something is done that's not technically a crime, but still has liability associated with it.
22 October 2018
A car accident can often leave the passengers of the vehicles severely injured, and these injuries can sometimes affect a person for the rest of his or her life. If you were in an accident and now have major injuries, you might be able to sue the person who caused the incident to occur. If you can sue, your personal injury lawyer will probably discuss maximum medical improvement (MMI) with you, as MMI is a very important concept in personal injury cases.
14 September 2018
If you have a medical malpractice case that includes a birth injury, the first thing that you need to do is find an attorney to represent you. Then, you need to make sure that you file a medical malpractice case with the courts before the deadline to file a case passes. Once you have a court date set, there are a couple of things that you and your attorney need to work on in order to win your case.
6 August 2018
Being arrested on criminal charges can be one of the scariest things to have happen to you. Whether or not you are actually guilty of the crime you are being charged with, the coming months are sure to be fraught with court dates and meetings with your attorney. Here are four tips that will help you navigate this challenging time. 1. Be honest with your lawyer. Many people who are arrested and charged with a crime lie to their lawyers because they are embarrassed about what they did.
9 July 2018