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.
If you have been in a car accident, the theory is that your car insurance company will help pay for the costs. The other driver's insurance should also be involved in paying for repair and medical costs. However, it doesn't always work that way. When it doesn't, in whatever way, then you need to have some help. That's where a personal injury lawyer comes in handy. If you do have to have a lawyer to help you deal with the aftermath of your accident, then you want to look for a few things so that you can get the right lawyer.
Getting hurt at work can be devastating. Depending on your injury, you could be out of work indefinitely. The first though that typically comes to mind is how are you going to support yourself and your family. Worker's compensation is used for this very purpose. The goal of worker's compensation benefits is to financially support you and pay for your medical needs while you are out of work. Unfortunately, it can be confusing when you are going through the worker's compensation process.
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.