Benefits Of Hiring Lawyers For Workers Compensation Cases

  • Injured In An Attack? 3 Things To Know About Suing Your Attacker

    4 September 2018

    When most people think of personal injury attorneys, they envision cases involving car or motorcycle accidents and the injured party suing the person responsible for having hurt them in the crash due to no fault of their own. But what about other injuries, such as though suffered by a victim of crime—can you sue a party who has assaulted you? Here is a look at your rights if you have been physically injured at the hands of someone else.

  • Can You Sue A Business For Personal Injury? What You Should Know

    21 July 2018

    If you have been injured by a business and you want to file a lawsuit to be compensated for your damages, you need to prepare for a long battle. You will need to have a personal injury lawyer on your side who will help you collect evidence to prove the business's negligence caused your injuries. Here are some things you need to know about filing a personal injury lawsuit against a business.

  • You Know About Dog Bite Laws, But What About Cat Bites?

    5 June 2018

    Dog-bite lawsuits are common, and states have laws on the books that deal specifically with this situation. However, those laws don't necessarily extend to bites and scratches from other animals, particularly cats. That can create a problem because a cat scratch or bite is very common -- the sharpness of cats' claws and their ability to change quickly from gently purring to "Get away from me now" has led to many a minor injury, even for owners the cats supposedly love.

  • Overcoming The Independent Contractor Defense

    1 May 2018

    In some cases, you may sue a business for injuries caused by their agent only for the business to claim that the agent is actually an independent contractor who is liable for their own actions. This is known as the independent contractor defense, but there are a few things you can do to overcome it. For example, the contractor defense shouldn't apply under the following circumstances: The Defendant Was Directly In Control of Some of the Work

  • Can You Afford An Attorney For Your Personal Injury Case?

    10 April 2018

    If you've been hurt by another driver, you really cannot afford not to take action. It may take a legal intervention to get the insurance company to do the right thing and give you the money damages that you are entitled to receive. Fortunately, the law provides a handy way to make it a lot easier to afford quality legal support for your case. Read on to learn more about contingency fee agreements.

  • Injured In A Big Rig Accident? Find Out Who You Can Sue For Your Injuries

    2 March 2018

    When you are injured in a car accident, you can typically sue the owner of the car and/or the driver of the car if they are not the owner of the automobile. But if you were hit and injured by a big rig truck, there are a number of different people and companies that you can sue. A personal injury lawyer can help you determine what people to include in a lawsuit to maximize the chances of your getting the money you are entitled to after an injury big rig accident.

  • Four Ways To Maximize The Settlement You Get From Your Insurance Company

    26 January 2018

    If you have been injured in a car accident, you will surely want to make sure that the insurance settlement you receive fully covers your medical expenses, any wages you lost as a result of the accident, and other related expenses. However, this is not always the case. Many times, when you open that settlement offer, you will be shocked to find that it is much less than you need. So, what can you do to avoid this?

  • The Three Benefits Of Having A DUI Attorney Inspect Your DUI Case

    20 December 2017

    If you have been pulled over and charged with a DUI, it's definitely in your best interest to hire a DUI attorney to defend your case. However, many people don't do this and instead face their fate, especially if they know they are guilty of drinking before getting on the road. You will find, though that there are many benefits of hiring a DUI attorney to at least inspect your case before you give in to the charges that will make it all worth it.

  • 3 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Attorney

    22 November 2017

    Buying and selling property can be very stressful. For most people, the property they own is one of their biggest investments, so it is not something to take lightly. Before you buy or sell anything of that great of value, you need to make sure that you are protected. Too many people think that if they have hired a real estate agent they are safe. However, a real estate agent has no legal training or legal licensing and cannot give you legal advice.

  • How Likely Is It A Deportee Will Be Awarded Prosecutorial Discretion?

    6 November 2017

    If you (or your loved one) are one of the 600,000 people waiting to have their cases heard by the immigration court, you may be wondering if it's possible to convince the USCIS (United States Customs and Immigration Services) to discontinue pursuing prosecution in your case. While you can apply for prosecutorial discretion, your chance of getting approved for it is pretty low. Here's more information about what prosecutorial discretion is and why you're better off exploring other avenues for avoiding deportation.