Personal Injury Class Action Lawsuit: An Introduction

A legal action is necessary when one party is hurt by another party or an entity, and needs to seek financial claims for damages or injuries inflicted. When the damage or injury is made collectively to a considerable number of individuals, a class action lawsuit can be filed in order to seek compensation. Basically, the […]

The Damaging Effects of False Claims

False accusations – regardless of what they are accusing – can ruin the lives of those erroneously implicated. Unfortunately, these accusations are often believed: per Ohio State University, as many as 10,000 innocent people are wrongfully convicted each year (as a result of false accusations, shoddy police work, false confessions, misidentification, etc.). Prevalence of False […]

What You Need Know About Your Car Accident Settlement

Your expectations for your car accident settlement should be very flexible. A settlement process requires caution, patience, and some learning or higher level knowledge on your part. For the team of individuals working to package you the best possible scenario settlement, they, are going to need time, respect, and experienced expertise. All six necessities will […]

A Brief Guide to Worker’s Compensation Law and Fraud

Worker’s compensation fraud is a topic on the radar of most attorneys involved in injury settlement suits, but it’s important to note that the reason it’s such a media sensation every time it’s caught is because it’s exceedingly rare, kind of like a shark attack. It’s rare in that only one percent of claims are […]

What Does “No Win No Fee” Actually Mean?

If you have suffered an injury at work or on the road that was not your fault, the chances are you might have done some research into a no win no fee claim. Essentially, such claims allow people with modest incomes to seek compensation if their case warrants it. At the basic level it means […]

Should You Hire a Lawyer for Your DUI Case?

If you are charged with DUI, then you are probably thinking whether you should hire a lawyer or defend yourself without the help of a legal expert. Although you have the right to represent yourself in court during a DUI trial, hiring an attorney has a number of benefits. For instance, the legal professional is […]

An Immigration Attorney Can Help Protect Your Rights During Deportation Hearings

Facing deportation can be a challenging time for any person. Individuals in removal proceedings are often in unfamiliar surroundings, perhaps without the support of family nearby. Further, many of these individuals may not understand English perfectly. Whatever the details are behind your specific situation, you should consider consulting an immigration attorney. Fortunately, many legal professionals […]

Can Law Enforcement Order Me Out of My House?

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Boston police turned many people in the area out of their homes in the interest of conducting an area sweep for the individuals responsible. This created a great deal of friction between law enforcement and private citizens during what was already a very tense, stressful, and sad […]

Employment Contracts: Your Questions Answered

A contract of employment, the agreement which provides the basis of every employment relationship, is formed as soon as someone agrees to work for you. Employers should be aware that this agreement can be disputed even if it’s not written down, which can cause serious problems for employers and employees alike. As such, it pays […]

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