Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street
Do you feel like you need to file for bankruptcy soon but wonder what you need to do to plan for it? Here are some suggestions for what you should do before you file.
Identify The Assets You'll Keep And Surrender
Part of the process of Chapter 7 bankruptcy is that you are going to have to liquidate some assets in order to pay for a portion of the debts that you owe.
With debt piling up and creditors closing in, you might be considering filing for bankruptcy to free yourself of the debt trap that you're caught in. But the big question is: should you file for bankruptcy with or without the help of an attorney?
Bankruptcy law allows you to file without professional legal aid, but doing so usually isn't a good idea. Here are a few reasons you should hire a bankruptcy lawyer instead of filing on your own.
You may be eligible to file a personal injury claim but wonder what the likelihood of winning your case would be. It's not always easy to prove you were injured on the job or through the negligence of someone else. There are certain aspects of a successful personal injury claim, however, that might help you win your own lawsuit.
What goes into making a successful personal injury claim? Here is what you need to get the benefits you deserve.
There are a lot of issues that arise when you go in for a routine surgery and come out to some news that your surgery was flawed and you now need more surgeries to recover. If your surgeon made a big mistake while you were being operated on and the hospital liability and legal professionals are talking to you, you need your own medical legal representative fast.
The effects of the botched surgery can affect your life and your body in the long term, and the financial burdens from this malpractice can also be problematic and burdening for years.
When a person is receiving treatment from their dentist, they will expect the healthcare provider to follow the best practices when it comes to treating their particular needs. Unfortunately, there are dentists that may be negligent during the course of providing treatment, and this can lead to individuals needing to file a dental malpractice lawsuit.
Myth: Malpractice Must Always Involve Potential Death To Be Pursuable
There can be the assumption that a malpractice case is only worth pursuing if it involves a situation that could potentially be lethal for the victim.
I never gave a lot of thought to needing a lawyer until I was injured while walking down a sidewalk. The accident happened when a biker decided to use the sidewalk instead of the street, and plowed into me as he turned a corner.
What followed was a lesson in what is involved with pedestrian accidents. I found a traffic attorney who took my case, and she was able to obtain a settlement that covered the legal fees and my medical bills.
If you have been injured through the negligence of another party, you do need legal representation. Keep reading and I'll share how I found the right lawyer and what we did to ensure that my rights were fully protected in a court of law.