15 February 2017
Depending on the circumstances, it can be months before a lawsuit is resolved. If it becomes evident the plaintiff doesn't have a case against you, however, you can significantly shorten that time by submitting a motion for summary judgment. This legal maneuver essentially argues a jury would side with you after considering the evidence (or lack thereof) and asks the judge to decide in your favor based on that. Unfortunately, that doesn't always happen, and here are a few reasons why a judge may deny your motion for summary judgment.
31 December 2016
Accidents are always terrifying, but for many, pedestrian-involved accidents are far more intimidating. The laws might not seem as clear to those involved, which can lead to some tricky situations. Your first step in a situation like this is to seek the assistance of a qualified and experienced accident attorney who can help you sort out how big of a claim you have as a driver or pedestrian. Every Accident Is Different
13 December 2016
If your disability claim has been denied – don't panic. You're in good company. Over half of all disability claims are denied, initially. However, many people who face this outcome have their case appealed and are successful in their second attempt. To boost your appeal efforts, keep a few important tips in mind. Get The Details If you prepare your appeal in the same manner that you did your initial benefit application, don't be surprised if you are met with another denial.
22 November 2016
Personal injury lawsuits can be the only option for recovering financial damages that you suffered as a result of another person's actions. While these lawsuits can be fairly common in the legal system, many individuals have never had to pursue this type of action, which can make them poorly informed when the need arises to file these claims. In order to make sure that you are making wise choices regarding your case, you should know about the following few myths and the reality behind them.
1 November 2016
Divorce is always difficult but can be further complicated if the couple has children. In addition to likely fighting over the financials, divorce could mean an ugly child custody battle as well. Regardless of what happens though, it's likely important to both parents that the children get through this process with as little trauma as possible. Here are a few tips that might help. Consider Mediation If there is any goodwill left between the two of you, it might still be worth it to see if you can sit down with your respective attorneys and go through a mediation.
11 October 2016
Finding a reliable divorce attorney to work with is essential when getting divorced to ensure that you and your children's rights are protected. Here are four service options to look for when choosing a potential divorce lawyer to work with: Mediation Mediation settlements in divorce are often much quicker and less costly than litigation, so it's important that your lawyer is willing to participate in the process if you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse decide that you want to use this method.
23 September 2016
Having the unpleasant luck of being involved in an automobile accident can be a confusing experience. Unfortunately, many individuals may not be particularly informed about the process of pursuing damages following these accidents. In particular, it may be common for individuals to have several questions about auto accidents involving trucks that they need answered so they can make informed decisions. Are Truck Accidents Treated Differently By The Legal System? Automobile accidents have the potential to cause extensive damages and injuries.