What does a personal injury lawyer do?
After sustaining a serious injury in an accident caused by someone else, you may realize you need a personal injury lawyer, but exactly how can one help you? Lawyers are asked this question frequently and feel it’s important for clients to understand their rights under the law and how they can protect their rights. Below...Read More
When Trust Litigation is Not Only Appropriate, But Necessary
The main intention of a trust is to create a document that lists how distribution of property, assets and treasures are to be passed on to surviving loved ones. A trust lets the person decide which of their items goes to whom, and how their remaining monetary assets are to be divided. Unfortunately, despite the...Read More
How Can Contracts Help Prevent Business Litigation?
As a business owner, you have likely considered the possibility of business litigation. You may even have insurance coverage for the costs associated with business litigation. Perhaps you have even been a party to business litigation over a dispute that arose regarding your business. Especially if you fall into this last category you know exactly...Read More
The Gadget That Can Lead to Fatalities
Most of us know just how dangerous it is to use a cellphone while driving. The awareness of how risky this habit is has raised over recent years, as more and more collisions have happened because of it. It only takes a fraction of a second for a driver to become distracted while reading a...Read More
Professions at Risk of Asbestos Exposure
Asbestos refers to a group of six natural minerals made up of fibers that are resistant to certain chemicals, heat and fire. Because of these properties, they were once used in an array of products, such as fireproof gear and building materials. Since then, however, it was discovered that asbestos exposure was linked to severe...Read More
FAQ: How to Prevent a Motorcycle Injury in the Rain
The motivation for many motorcycle riders is to enjoy a cruise around town, as a way of getting to work and back, or even as a sport. One thing a rider must think about is how to prevent injuries from happening to them while on two wheels. A threat for many vehicle drivers is the...Read More
Small Business Owners: Planning Your Estate
Planning one’s estate is important for many people, but as a small business owner, you have additional reasons to consider undertaking this important step. Those reasons include your responsibility to your employees, business partners, and customers. When a business owner dies without leaving a continuation plan in place, it can be devastating for all of...Read More
How Long Will My Case Take?
The short answer is that it depends. Some cases can take as short as a few weeks. However, most cases take much longer than that. If you’re communicating with the insurance companies on your own, they will drag their feet about paying. A lawyer expedites the process. When the insurance company knows that the victim...Read More
Wrongful Death When a Loved One is Lost to Mesothelioma
Watching as a loved one suffers from mesothelioma is hard to experience. While the disease can take a number of years to manifest, once it is detected and officially diagnosed, the life expectancy of a victim is usually about one to two years. Only a very small percentage of people diagnosed live beyond 5 years....Read More
Common Accidents That Result in Broken Bone Injuries
Broken bones are one of the most common injuries seen in personal injury accidents. Bones can break when they are put under a lot of pressure or twisted suddenly. While these injuries aren’t fatal, they can cause a lot of pain and put you out of commission for a while. If you break a bone...Read More