When you've been injured by a careless driver and are suffering from discomfort and misery, there is more than one way to be paid for your losses. Once you speak to a personal injury lawyer, one of their first moves is to send the other driver's insurer a demand letter (or letter of demand). Read on to find out what goes into a demand letter that can prompt payment from the other side.
The above phrase is right there in each and every Miranda Warning recited to those about to arrested for driving under the influence (DUI)—or for anything else. If you cannot afford private legal representation, you still have the right to be represented by professional legal counsel. To find out more about this right and how it could affect a DUI arrest, read on. The Role of the Public Defender The government ensures everyone is duly represented by paying the salary of public defenders.
It is common for those involved in a car accident to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder due to shock. A car accident can have a negative impact on children, in particular, with the actual accident and injury, the noise, the bright lights, and seeing others in distress. PTSD is not uncommon in kids in these situations. If your child was involved in a car accident and is dealing with symptoms of PTSD, you can potentially collect damages with a personal injury lawsuit.
Are you proud of yourself for buying your first fixer-upper house, successfully renovated it, and finding an interested buyer shortly after the work was completed? Before rushing into giving up your possession of the home, be sure that the selling process is done in the proper manner. You don't want to sell a house and end up in a situation that leaves you with certain responsibilities unknowingly, which can easily happen if you don't pay attention to what is written in sales documents.
Many divorcing couples find out the hard way how the law views pets. Pets are still considered property – a throwback to the days when cattle and horses were part of the holdings of a family. Even though the way we think about animals as pets has changed, the law survives and couples that divorce may find the presence of a pet to be a huge area of contention. It doesn't have to be that way, however, so read on and find out how this issue can be addressed in a peremptory fashion.
You walk into your favorite grocery store and right away, you slip and fall only to sprain your ankle. You can't perform your job because it requires standing on your feet all day, which means that you can't make any money to support your family while your ankle heals. There was no warning that the floors were wet after being cleaned in the store – so what do you do? It's probably a good idea to think about filing a personal injury lawsuit. Of course, anyone with experience with a personal injury case will tell you just how important it is to work with an attorney throughout the process. I'd like to share insight I've learned through three personal injury cases that I myself have had to go through in the past. I think the information on this website can help people like you, who need some personal injury guidance.