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What You Should Know About Personal Injury Lawsuits

10th February 2012
Personal injury lawsuits may involve a lot of hassle, unpleasant feelings, and emotional turmoil. These types of lawsuits can be very stressful on your body, especially if you are already dealing with a physically strenuous recovery. In addition, the laws...
Author: anoton
Personal Injury

On Personal Injury Law and Litigation

04th October 2011
Oftentimes, a personal injury has a dramatic and life-changing effect not only to those injured, but also to those close to the victim. Personal injury, in legal parlance, is referred to as a type of tort suit that arises when a person is injured—includin...
Author: ethanrehman

Overview of Michigan Workers Compensation Benefits

11th April 2011
Most workers have heard of workers comp – but don’t fully understand what benefits they’re entitled to receive if they are injured on the job. Michigan lawmakers adopted a workers compensation act where employees give up the right to sue in civil cour...
Author: Alex Berman

Types of Civil cases

21st March 2011
The law which seeks to resolve non-criminal disputes such as disagreement over the meaning of contracts, property ownership, family disputes namely divorce & child custody etc., and damages for personal and property damage is called civil law. A civil Co...
Author: Vikas Gupta

Car Accident Attorneys: Why Are They Important

04th January 2011
Car Accident Attorneys are important to claim as they provide financial support for the destruction which has happened to the victim and his property. Most of the people are injured due to self mistakes and carelessness and hence suffer a loss at both phy...
Author: Frank Murphy

A Clean Slate: Oklahoma Expungement Law

05th August 2010
The negative impact of criminal record can last far beyond the trial and sentencing. A history of arrest, criminal charges, and conviction carry a stigma that can make ordinary tasks-like being accepted into college or finding a good job-nearly impossible...
Author: dsmythe
Real Estate Law

Statue of Limitations in Premises Liability Cases (including cases that involve government entities)

15th April 2010
NYC residents that have been injured due to the negligence of a property owner have the right to file a lawsuit to recover financial damage for their injuries. That said, accident victims should be made aware of the fact that there is a statute of limitat...
Author: Penelope Stone
Real Estate Law

Protection for Arizona Homeowners Who Default on Mortgage Loans Secured By Their Home

22nd March 2010
In the current Arizona real estate market there is confusion about a homeowner's liability to the lender for a home that is "upside down," i.e., the home is worth less than the amount of the loan on the home. The following are five general observations of...
Author: Christopher

The Importance of Trust in an Attorney/Client Relationship

11th March 2010
I have always recognized the importance of rapport, good faith and mutual respect between a client and his/her attorney. However, it was only very recently that I came to realize just how important they are, and how significantly the psychological aspect...
Author: Mark Baer

Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents – What You Should Know

25th November 2009
One of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents is speed. Motorcycles can go much faster than cars and can give the driver quite a rush. Because they are able to maneuver in between traffic at high speeds, a driver may be tempted to not follow the r...
Author: Phillip Stone

Types of Legal Damages

12th October 2009
Compensatory damages Compensatory damages are derived from the word "compensate," meaning "to make up for" or "to make whole." Generally, these damages can be broken up into two sub-categories actual damages and general damages. Actual damages seek to re...
Author: Carolyn Ria

What Courts Hear Contract Disputes?

02nd December 2006
For many people, the court system might as well be a maze. When it comes to a business dispute over a contract, the court system works in a particular manner. What Courts Hear Contract Disputes? The court system in the United States actually makes a...
Author: Gerard Simington