How Do Attorneys Set Their Fees?

The number one reason people avoid pursuing a lawsuit is the cost of hiring a lawyer. Costs associated with hiring a lawyer can be pricey. Therefore, it's an important aspect to consider when deciding whether or not to go through with your claim. Legal fess are set and determined by a contract between the attorney and [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:31:07+00:00December 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How Do Attorneys Set Their Fees?

Statute of Limitations: Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Statutes of limitations are laws passed by legislative bodies that set the maximum time after an event within which legal proceedings may be initiated. Regarding medical malpractice lawsuits, specifically, the deadline ranges from two to six years depending on the state in which the case takes place. Find the statute of limitations for medical malpractice [...]

By |2019-10-16T18:39:11+00:00December 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Statute of Limitations: Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Can I Sue If My Surgery Resulted in Complications?

On average, surgery centers have 19 cases per day. The risks and intensity of each surgery vary, along with the likeliness of postoperative complications. More than 40 percent of all patients who experience complications after surgery experience them after being discharged from the surgery site. Complications can be minor or extreme, ranging from infection, to [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:37:23+00:00November 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Can I Sue If My Surgery Resulted in Complications?

How is “Pain and Suffering” Calculated?

The compensation you receive from winning a civil case has several categories. In this article, we’re going to look at a category called “pain and suffering”. Pain and suffering damages can be the largest part of your compensation, so it’s important to know what it is and how it is calculated. We’ll use an example [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:39:07+00:00November 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How is “Pain and Suffering” Calculated?

How Are Defective Drug Cases Proven?

Defective drugs can cause life-long damage to a person, but proving that a drug caused an injury is not easy. Nevertheless, it is important for people to come forward and challenge the drug companies if they believe they’ve been injured. Proving that a drug is defective can save the health and lives of countless others. [...]

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7 Halloween Safety Tips

For children, Halloween is a night filled with fun, magic, tricks, and most of all treats. However, for parents it can also be a night of high alert and safety concerns. Road and pedestrian safety are amongst the biggest concerns facing parents on Halloween night, along with the concern of child predators. We want everyone [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:41:27+00:00October 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Halloween Safety Tips

Quirky Halloween Laws

It’s a civilian’s duty to follow the laws set out by the local, state, and federal judicial courts. After all, they are enacted to preserve the rights of civilians and keep them safe. When it comes to Halloween though, some places have passed laws that can seem pretty weird or quirky to the ordinary person. [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:43:11+00:00October 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Quirky Halloween Laws

Wrongful Death in Medical Malpractice Cases

When you lose a loved one due to medical malpractice, you may struggle with many emotions, confusion, and financial hardship. Many people suffering through loss need time to grieve, but they soon realize that they may have a legal recourse. Legal recourse is the form of a wrongful death lawsuit that may allow you to [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:44:20+00:00October 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Wrongful Death in Medical Malpractice Cases

The Rights of Felons After Release

  The punishment of a felon lasts long beyond the jail sentence or the parole. Felons lose many rights upon release, sometimes permanently. The laws on which rights are deprived depends on the state that the felony was committed. Additionally, there are some federal programs that you may not be able to access after a [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:47:26+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Rights of Felons After Release

How Are Supreme Court Justices Selected?

Once Supreme Court justices are approved, they serve for life unless they retire. This means that their selection must be taken with the utmost care. As the third major branch of government, the Supreme Court is a powerful check against the other two branches, the Legislative and the Executive. Over the past few years, there [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:48:52+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How Are Supreme Court Justices Selected?