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Examples Of Technicalities DUI Lawyers Can Use

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Examples Of Technicalities DUI Lawyers Can Use

A person who has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol for the first time may decide to accept the consequences instead of fighting the charge. The situation is more serious for someone who has multiple DUI offenses or who has caused an accident after drinking. Sometimes a criminal defense attorney can plea bargain with the prosecution for a lesser sentence or reduced charges, but that’s not always possible. In fact, in some states, it’s prohibited by law. That means a lawyer starts looking for technicalities...

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What You Need To Know About Your Personal Injury Deposition

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What You Need To Know About Your Personal Injury Deposition

If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you may be considering seeking compensation for your injuries. Personal injury attorneys are experts in getting you the settlement that you deserve, and making contact with an attorney should be accomplished as soon as possible after your accident. Once you decide to proceed with a personal injury claim, your case will be scheduled for trial and you and your attorney will begin to prepare to go to court. Before going to trial however, there must be a deposition.  A...

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Car Accidents And Lawsuits: 3 Surprising Things That You Must Do To Increase Your Chances Of Winning

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Car Accidents And Lawsuits: 3 Surprising Things That You Must Do To Increase Your Chances Of Winning

A car accident is a terrifying and mind-rattling experience. For this reason, it’s not uncommon for people to be unable to think clearly after an accident, which may cause them to make mistakes or forget things that can help them with their case later on. If you’ve been injured in an accident and want to seek damages for your injuries, there are several things you must do immediately following an accident to increase your chances of winning.  Write Down and Document Everything You might not remember key details several days...

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Your Online Rant Or Verbal Venting Can Lead To Criminal Charges If You Make A Threat

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Your Online Rant Or Verbal Venting Can Lead To Criminal Charges If You Make A Threat

There’s a line between “expressing your anger and frustration” and making a criminal threat. Make the threat big enough and you could even be charged with terrorism. In the wake of 9/11, school shootings, and riots against the police, it’s more important than ever to learn where your right to free speech ends and your ability to get into serious trouble begins. The First Amendment Doesn’t Give You A Free Pass To Say Anything That You Want The First Amendment protects your right to express your opinions –...

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4 Personal Injury Cases That Need A Lawyer

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In general, you should hire a lawyer any time you have a personal injury lawsuit on your hands. However, there are some situations that make it even more imperative to have legal counsel. If any of these apply to you, make sure you have a good personal injury attorney. Medical Malpractice If you are ever facing a medical malpractice suit, you should get a lawyer that specializes in this area of personal injury. Medical malpractice claims and lawsuits are complicated, regardless of the situation. You need to gather certain evidence and will...

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Understanding Your Rights When Dealing With Law Enforcement

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dealing with law enforcement is usually a minor inconvenience for most people, often the result of being in a hurry or failing to observe traffic signs. However, when things stop being minor and start sounding more serious, it’s important that you have a firm understanding of your rights during any official interaction with police. Procedural police dramas might be popular television, but they very rarely get everything right. Remember, It’s Their Job For the vast majority of law enforcement officers, it’s nothing personal....

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Workers Compensation Lawyers: Repetitive Stress Injuries & 3 Ways They Can Help

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When most people think of workers compensation claims, they envision a construction worker who injured his back lifting a heavy object, or a warehouse employee who slipped on an improperly marked surface. But some of the most severe and debilitating injuries are those that happen incrementally, over time. These types of injuries are referred to as repetitive stress injuries, or RSIs, and include everything from the development of carpel tunnel syndrome to osteoarthritis. If you fear you might be suffering from a RSI, you need to contact an...

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3 Tips For Choosing A Witness In A Personal Injury Case

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether or not you hire a lawyer for your personal injury case, it will likely be up to you to find and contact witnesses that will help you gain the advantage during the personal injury court case. Look at these three tips in order to determine who would be a good witness for your case and help ensure that you get the compensation that you deserve. 1. Make Sure that the Witness Will Not Benefit From the Case In order to thank your witness for taking the trouble to come to court and testify, you might want to send them a thank you card with a...

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3 Things You Want To Avoid During A Workers Comp Case

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Have you been injured while on the job? If so, you deserve compensation from your workers compensation insurance policy — and a workers comp attorney can help you get it. Unfortunately, there are some things that you might accidentally do that could complicate your case. While you are filing for workers compensation you will often be under an intense amount of scrutiny. It’s important to be very careful and to avoid anything that could be misinterpreted. 1. Exaggerating Your Injuries It’s just human nature to exaggerate...

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Keeping Child Custody Cases Outside Of The Courtroom

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Child custody can be hard to for parents going through a divorce to come to an agreement on. If you and your ex can come to an agreement outside of court or through mediation, this is the best plan. Going to court for child custody disputes should be avoided if at all possible. Here are four reasons child custody cases should be settled outside of court. 1. Court Can be a Long Process Drawing out your divorce and related child custody case can take a toll on your family. If you can at the very least work out child custody disputes outside of...

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