Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street

Who Is Responsible For Falling Debris That Causes An Accident?

If your car is hit by road debris, this can cause a lot of damage, and you might wonder which parties might be responsible for the accident. However, whether or not you are allowed to take someone to court over road debris depends on the type of debris that has hit your car. The Cause of the Debris The common cause of debris hitting a car is that a car kicks a rock up and it hits a windshield and causes a crack. Read More 

Criminal Record Expungement: 3 Reasons to Pursue It

Do you have criminal charges on your record that you wish were not there? If so, have you thought about hiring a lawyer to help you get the charges expunged? Criminal record expungement is a process the court allows people to use to eliminate old criminal charges. If you are interested in this, you might want to consider the benefits of pursuing it. Here are three great reasons to consider criminal record expungement services. Read More 

Critical Reasons To Hire An Experienced Expungement Attorney For Help

A criminal conviction on your permanent record can cause extensive damage to your personal and professional life. It can prevent you from achieving your dreams and living the kind of life that you want after you serve your time. Instead of allowing your convictions to remain on your record, you can file to have them expunged and effectively hidden or removed. You can start this legal process by hiring an experienced expungement attorney to take your case. Read More 

Frequently Asked Questions About Guardianship

Many people confuse guardianship with custody and adoption. These are different legal terms. These arrangements involve a parent leaving their child under the care of another person. However, the degree to which a parent relinquishes their parental rights is what sets these two legal terms apart. Here's a brief look at the frequently asked questions about guardianship. Who's a Legal Guardian? A guardian is appointed by the court to be responsible for the interests of another person. Read More 

Should You Appeal Your Personal Injury Case?

If you were not satisfied with the result or administration of a recent personal injury case, then you can consider an appeal. However, you can't just appeal a lawsuit simply because you lost. Appeals are not a way to "do-over" your previous trial. You must have a reason to file one. Plus, you still need the help of a personal injury attorney on your appeal. Here are things to know about filing an appeal for a personal injury case and why you should or should not consider it. 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.