2018

Car Accident Questions And Trial Preparation

When a car accident leaves you hurt, and a settlement offer is inadequate, you may have to take further legal action. A settlement could provide you with quick money damages, but when your claim is disputed, or the accident was more complicated, it may be necessary to take the case to court. Part of the process of preparing for trial is called discovery. Read on to learn more about discovery and, in particular, interrogatories in a car accident.


Can You Wait To Bring In A Personal Injury Attorney Until Later?

If you’ve sustained injuries in an accident that you were not at fault for, it’s always advisable to act as quickly as possible. In legal matters, every extra day you spend without taking any decisive action can count against you in a big way. Many people don’t act as quickly as they should simply because they don’t know what to do. Many of them assume that insurance companies will do what they’re supposed to do simply because there is no dispute regarding who’s at fault.


How Much Does Jury Selection Matter?

Selecting the right jury for your case is one of the most important steps in litigation. If you make even one wrong selection, it could be enough to affect the entire outcome of your case. Many people in the USA have never been in a jury or even participated in the process of selecting a jury. Therefore, you may not be aware of how much power a single juror can hold in a case.


Speeding Things Up With Workers' Compensation

It can seem to take a very long time to get a settlement from the workers’ compensation carrier when you’ve been hurt at work. You might not realize it, but you can take action to move things along a lot quicker. Read on for some tips on bringing your case to a successful resolution in a smaller amount of time. Get legal representation: While it’s smart to seek legal help if your claim is being denied or delayed, you might have more of a timely case closure if you get a lawyer on your side.


What Can Happen Without The Help Of A Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been recently injured in an accident and the cause of that accident was the fault of someone else, you might want to seek out personal injury attorney services. Before you decide that that is not necessary, you will want to take a few moments to reflect on what can happen without professional legal help. Here are some of the things you could expect: You Might Lose All Rights To Sue


When A Non-Biological Father Has To Pay Child Support

It is not just biological parents who have the legal responsibility of supporting their children; in some cases, even non-biological fathers may be legally required to provide child support. As a non-biological father, you may be required to provide child support if any of the following apply to you.  You Have Agreed to Be the Child’s Father When you agree to be a child’s father, then you are acknowledged as the father and have to shoulder all the responsibilities of fatherhood, including child support payments.


Possible Cataract Surgery Complications

Cataract surgery is not the most complicated surgery you can ever face, but the eye is an extremely delicate organ, and this means any small mistake can have devastating consequences. Here are some of the complications you may experience due to cataract surgery: Eye Infection Post-operative infections are a constant threat to all forms of surgeries. However, it is particularly bad for your eyes because the eye is such a sensitive organ, and even a small eye infection can cause serious problems.


Is Jaywalking Still An Offense? And Other Traffic Laws That Result In Tickets/Fines

At one time, you could be ticketed for riding your bike on a sidewalk. In many cities, you still may be ticketed for this offense. It will often cost you something in fees, but you will have to decide if it is something for which you want a traffic lawyer. Here are a bunch of other minor traffic offenses, for which there are fines if you are caught and ticketed. Bring your lawyer to the hearing, if you are required to attend a hearing or you want to defend your position.


3 Reasons Why A Workers Compensation Attorney Is Crucial To Your Case

Have you been injured while at work? Is your employer trying to make things difficult for you and prevent you from getting the compensation that you rightly deserve? When you’ve suffered a workplace injury, it’s often not the injury itself that is the worst part. Instead, it’s how you are treated by your employer when you attempt to claim compensation for the injuries that they should have been able to prevent.


The Impact Of The "Me, Too" Campaign On Sexual Harassment: Why Now Is The Time To Strike

In the past six months, more and more women are coming forward to say that they were molested, assaulted, or raped. Women in Hollywood started it, and it gave regular, everyday women the chance to stand up to their offenders. The strength in feminine numbers has also set in motion another phenomenon; the highest number of sexual harassment lawsuits seen in, well, never.  The “Me, Too,” campaign has swept the nation.