Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street

3 Things To Bring When Meeting With A Workers’ Compensation Attorney For The First Time

When dealing with a workers' compensation case, it is almost always a good idea to hire an attorney to help you with your case. The first step toward doing this typically is to meet with the attorney for a consultation. These are some of the things that you should bring along with you to this consultation. 1. Proof of Your Employment and Pay First of all, you should provide your attorney with proof of your employment. Read More 

Common Divorce Myths You May Have Heard

Divorce is a topic that can be remarkably stressful and frightening for those that are facing the need to go through these legal proceedings. Sadly, there is misinformation surrounding divorcing that can cause a person to experience more stress than is necessary and this misinformation can also cause individuals to struggle to make informed decisions throughout this major proceeding. Myth: A Divorce Always Result In Complicated And Contentious Legal Disputes Read More 

Collecting Alimony In Florida - Strategies For Negotiating A Fair Deal

During the dissolution of a marriage, both parties must work to fairly and equitably to determine how much alimony, if any, will be awarded to the party seeking support. Many divorcing couples are surprised to learn how the courts determine alimony amounts and duration, but there are always mitigating factors that can change the entire scope of a case. Whether you are looking to collect alimony after your divorce or are concerned about how how much alimony you will be required to pay, here are key components used to calculate alimony. Read More 

Served Divorce Papers? Here Is What To Do Next

If you are served divorce papers, it can be a stressful and emotional time, but don't let that cloud your judgment. There are certain things you need to do next in order to get through the divorce file proceedings. Here are some things to do after you get served with divorce papers. Get an Attorney The first thing you should do when you are served divorce papers is get a divorce attorney. Read More 

What To Do If You Are Injured By A Tree Or Falling Branch

While the numbers of people getting hurt by falling tree branches isn't a very high number, there are still those who do get injured. If you are injured by a falling tree branch and you are not on your own property when it happens, you will want to consult a personal injury lawyer. What Are Personal Injury Lawyers? Personal injury lawyers provide legal representation if you have been injured either physically, psychologically, or both, and it is because of another person's wrongdoing. Read More 

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Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street

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.