When you are a soldier in the U.S. military, you expect that at some point you will be injured in the line of duty in some foreign tour. You do not expect to break a leg in the base cafeteria, or any other sort of injury while stateside. If you are on a military base when you are injured, you may be wondering if you have any rights with regards to personal injury.
28 March 2017
When you have been working for an employer for many years, there may come a time when you finally feel as if you are ready to get out on your own and start a new business of your own. However, the process is not as simple as just having a business idea and just getting started. In the business world today, there are numerous laws and regulations to consider when you are trying to start and run your own business.
15 March 2017
Getting behind the wheel of a car is an exciting privilege, and its novelty doesn't wear off quickly among new drivers. However, it can be taken for granted as simply a part of adulting as you drive for work commutes, car pools, and errands. It's important to take a step back and appreciate how awesome it is to be a licensed driver every now and then. That can help you also realize how important it is to be proactive about never making any of the deadly decisions that can put you or other in danger when you drive.
10 March 2017
Increase your chances of reaching a reasonable and fair settlement for personal injury claims by hiring a personal injury attorney to represent your case on your behalf. Most personal injury attorneys charge a contingency fee, which is usually one-third of the compensation amount you are awarded, for their services. Before taking on your case, the attorney will require that you sign a contract with them that basically outlines the terms and conditions of your relationship with them and the services that they provide you.
7 March 2017
If your Social Security disability claim has been denied, you have the option of filing a Request for Reconsideration. This is the first step in the appeals process and comes before you can actually take the case to a judge in a hearing. Here's what you need to know about this particular step and how to handle it. 1. A new team will make a decision on the case. Disability cases aren't decided in the local offices.
3 March 2017
If you have been charged with a DUI, you probably already know you can be facing serious consequences. You may also be wondering if you should hire an attorney or if you can handle it on your own. While you can legally provide your own defense, an experienced DUI attorney can guide you through the process and may be able to convince the judge you are innocent of the charges or get you a lighter sentence.
14 February 2017
If your child was left severely injured from a trampoline accident while at a friend's house, you may wonder what your rights are in this situation. Trampolines can be very dangerous, even if they are used properly, and there were over 1 million visits to emergency rooms between 2002 to 2011 for injuries relating to trampolines. If your child was injured, you might be able to sue the person who owned the trampoline; however, you might run into some challenges when you do this.
8 December 2016