Every year, more than a million people will set out on the road to make a trip in their car and will not make it home because they die after a car crash. This number is so large, that deaths caused by car accidents tally up to be at least 3,287 every single day. It is scary to face the reality of the fact that car accidents can be such a big risk.
Injuries that happen to kids at school can raise the question of who will pay the damages. It can be hard to provide proof that determines responsibility when an injury occurs on school property. You will be best served to retain a personal injury attorney right away to help you. However, these questions may help you decide if you want to ultimately move towards a lawsuit: Was the Injury Due to Intentional Behavior?
Many people think that we've become an overly-litigious society, filing suit at the drop of a hat. If you've been involved in a car accident, you may decide to skip the attorney and allow the insurance company to handle everything. In a small number of cases, that might work, but if you meet any of the requirements listed below it likely won't work. Read on and see if you need to contact a personal injury attorney for your accident.
When you hear that someone has been arrested with drugs, your mind probably jumps to illegal drugs such as cocaine. However, there are ways in which people can get into legal trouble for possessing legal prescription drugs. Here are some of these ways: Altering Prescriptions This happens when you have a genuine prescription from a doctor, but then you alter a fact or two and change the prescription without the doctor's approval.
Have you discovered a defect in a home you recently purchased? If you have, then here are some of the questions whose answers will determine who is liable for your damages: When Did the Defects Occur? You only deserve compensation for defects that occurred before you bought the house. Therefore, the timeline for the origin of the defect versus the timeline for the purchase of the house will be important. Proving when the defect started may be easy or difficult depending on its nature.
Hello, I'm Phillip Kerr and I just love the legal profession and courtroom drama. Have you ever watched judge shows on TV? I know that these shows are not an accurate representation of the courtroom, but there is something you may have noticed. Some individuals come into the courtroom well-dressed, articulate, respectful and with the knowledge and documents necessary to support a case, while others come unprepared, slovenly dressed and appear as if they do not have a care in the world. How you present yourself and the knowledge that you have of the law will have an impact on how you are treated, even if you have legal representation. This blog is designed to assist those who are going to trial in doing just that.