Just one in 20 personal injury cases make it to trial and are seen by a judge or jury. This means it’s likely that your case will get settled. However, even the settlement process takes time, sometimes years. In the meantime, you have bills piling up, legal fees, and living expenses. This is made worse by not being able to work. You can end up … Continue reading How Lawsuit Settlement Funding Works
Are you looking to hire a probate lawyer but aren’t sure which one to choose? If you’ve recently lost a loved one and are trying to navigate through the tricky process of diving up an estate, then hiring a probate lawyer can be very helpful. However, without the right probate lawyer by your side, it’ll be even more difficult for you to settle your loved … Continue reading 3 Pro Tips for Finding a Probate Lawyer
Did you or someone you know experience childhood sexual abuse? Child sexual abuse by clergy members creates immense traumas for its victims, who often have to go to therapy for years in the hope of leading a normal life. It is essential for victims of sexual abuse to understand their rights and how to prosecute their abusers. While it doesn’t erase what happened, it allows … Continue reading How to Report and Prosecute Childhood Sexual Abuse by a Clergy Member
Car accidents are a leading cause of death in the U.S., causing at least 38,800 deaths in 2019. You’ll always think that a motor vehicle accident won’t happen to you, but no matter how careful a driver you are, you never know what’s around the corner. It’s wise to be prepared, should the worst ever happen. Here are five things you should never do if you’re … Continue reading 5 Things You Should Never Do After Being in a Motor Vehicle Accident
Domestic violence is an epidemic. Twenty people abuse their intimate partners every minute in the United States. One in four women and one in nine men experience domestic assault at some point in their lives. Survivors are stepping forward and creating change. Domestic violence laws are being passed on the federal and state levels, protecting survivors and sending abusers to jail. Many people remain unaware … Continue reading 7 Domestic Violence Laws Everyone Should Know
The average homeowner’s claim settlement is $8,787—is this enough to cover extensive (and expensive) damage to your property? If you’ve had damage to your property, repair costs can run into the tens of thousands, but insurance companies don’t always pay out enough. This could leave you out of pocket, big-time. This is one example when you might need to hire an insurance claim lawyer, who … Continue reading When Should You Consider Hiring an Insurance Claim Lawyer?
Are you contending with an injury due to negligence? If so, you must familiarize yourself with the bodily injury claim process. Key steps to take include seeking medical care, filing a police report, gathering evidence, finding an attorney, and filing an insurance claim. An attorney can make the process easier by helping you find enough evidence for your case. Since there are differences between personal … Continue reading A Step-by-Step Guide to the Bodily Injury Claim Process
In the United States, about 95% of personal injury cases are settled outside of court; however, 5% of them are settled in court. If you think that your case needs the attention of a personal injury attorney that will end up in court, you might be wondering how to find one. However, there are a few ways to ensure that you get the best personal injury … Continue reading How to Find the Best Personal Injury Lawyer for Your Case
As services like Uber and Lyft start to flood the mainstream, researchers found that there was a link between this event and an increase in traffic deaths in 2018. While ride-sharing companies have taken steps in reducing this number, accidents still do happen. And when they do, you need legal protection. However, it’s difficult to determine when legal protection applies to you. After all, you’re … Continue reading Do I Need an Uber Accident Lawyer? 4 Times Passengers Need an Attorney
Defining an estate is not always easy. An estate can often mean a number of things. People would consider that an estate is all of the assets that they own but there’s several uses of the term in a legal sense that can often become confusing. Here are some terms that are often interchangeable with the word estate: Probate And Estate A probate estate could … Continue reading What Exactly Is An Estate?