Exploring Social Security Cases and Outcomes

  • Signing Consent Forms Under Duress: Its Connection To Medical Malpractice

    12 December 2017

    Under no condition should any patient ever feel pressured by a doctor to have a procedure they do not want. Worse still, if a patient signs a consent form under duress and then suffers irreparable harm, he or she has grounds to sue. If this has recently happened to you, here is what you need to prove that you signed forms under duress and that the doctor is responsible for the act of malpractice under the law.

  • Four Ways To Prevent Pedestrian Car Accidents

    14 November 2017

    Pedestrian car accidents happen all too often, especially in city environments. The problem with these accidents is that even at low rates of speed, the injuries a pedestrian can suffer can be extensive or even fatal. As a driver, this poses a threat to you because it's difficult to prove who was at fault, especially when you are feeling guilty that the person was severely injured. Here are four ways to prevent this from happening:

  • Arbitration And Personal Injury Cases

    18 October 2017

    Personal injury cases usually start with a filed claim. If the claim is not paid, the victim can file a lawsuit. In some cases though, a courtroom is not the next stop after a claim is filed-- arbitration sometimes is. If you believe your case is headed to arbitration, here is what you need to know: Is Arbitration Voluntary? In some personal injury cases, arbitration is a voluntary move. If you and the negligent party agree to choose arbitration, you could potentially save on costs and have the dispute settled quicker.

  • 2 Reasons To Hire A Social Security Disability Attorney

    20 September 2017

    One of the most important steps you can take when filing for your Social Security Disability benefits is to hire a qualified attorney, mostly because the attorney will be able to help you increase your chances of getting those benefits approved. Listed below are two reasons to hire a Social Security Disability attorney: Federal Law Places A Cap On Their Fees One of the biggest reasons to hire a Social Security Disability attorney is that the law actually places a cap on their fees.

  • 2 Criteria To Keep In Mind When Hiring A Criminal Defense Lawyer

    13 September 2017

    One of the most important things that you can do is hire the right criminal defense lawyer when you have been charged with a crime, mostly due to the fact that the right criminal defense lawyer can greatly increase your odds of being acquitted of a crime or negotiating a favorable plea bargain. Listed below are two criteria to keep in mind when hiring a criminal defense lawyer: The Lawyer's Area Of Expertise

  • 3 Questions To Discuss With Your Auto Accident Attorney

    6 September 2017

    One of the more challenging times in life is if you've been hurt in a vehicle accident.. Regardless of the reason, this may have happened; you will want to get well and move on with your life quickly. However, to make this occur, you may need to take legal action against the other driver. This may not be the easiest thing to do but is commonly necessary for a situation such as this.

  • 3 Tips For Workers Compensation Cases

    30 August 2017

    In order to make the most out of a situation in which you are hurt at your place of employment, it pays to understand some info related to workers compensation claims. The process of going through a workers comp case involves reaching out to some attorneys that can assist you while learning the ins and outs of settlements and ways to get the most out of your court case. To this end, read below and follow these points, as you reach out to some attorneys that can assist you.

  • How A Theme Park May Try To Escape Liabilities For A Visitor's Injuries

    22 August 2017

    Thousands of Americans experience injuries in amusement parks every year. Some of these injuries can be traced back to the negligence of amusement park employees or management, but don't expect them to readily accept responsibility if you or your loved one is hurt. In fact, expect an amusement park to put up a spirited defense of its actions. Here are three of the likely defenses an amusement park may use when faced with an injury claim:

  • An Overview Of The Economic Effects Of DUI

    9 August 2017

    The economic effects of DUI (driving under the influence) arrests and convictions are more damning than most people think. The total economic effect of a typical DUI conviction can easily reach dozens of thousands of dollars. Here are some of the individual elements that may add up to that figure: Towing Costs The DUI costs start piling up from the moment you are arrested. For example, your car will be impounded after your arrest, and you will be charged for the towing charges.

  • The Four Most Common Types Of Truck Accident And Their Legal Implications

    2 August 2017

    The type of truck accident you've been in can tell you a lot about who is likely to be held liable for it. Truck accidents frequently fall into one of four general categories. The following is a brief description of each of these four different categories or types of accident. Think about what type of accident you've been in to analyze how you should go about defending your side in arguing your case.