Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street

Signs To Look For When It Comes To Finding An Attorney You Click With

While it's true that a divorce lawyer (such as one from Robert E Long & Associates Ltd) isn't a professional counsellor, they also can't be just a traditional, cold lawyer as far as your concerned. You need to find someone who is going to be good for you specifically, not just good overall. Here are some signs that the lawyer you're trying out on your list of at least three lawyers, is the right one. Read More 

Don’t Automatically Assume Parental Liability When Your Child Is Injured By Another Child

Most children play together in harmony. However, this isn't always the case. For one reason or another, things can turn malicious and dangerous and a child can end up sustaining injuries at the hands of another child. For all parties involved, this situation can be stressful, but for the family of the injured, stress can skyrocket due to medical bills, other care related expenses and any other effects the injuries have had on their lives. Read More 

Refuting Common Notions Concerning Worker’s Compensation Claims

Job-related accidents can cause dire problems for people that are unfortunate enough to suffer them, and if this has happened to you, it may seem difficult to understand your options for paying for your medical bills. Fortunately, worker's compensation policies are in place to help protect workers from having to pay for treatment stemming from workplace injuries. However, this type of protection is often vastly misunderstood by workers, which can cause them to be unsure of their rights following an injury. Read More 

Why It Is So Important To Obtain A Personal Injury Attorney

If you have recently found yourself injured from an accident that was no fault of your own, you might want to consider hiring a personal injury attorney. To understand just how this would be beneficial to you, you will want to take a few moments to review the following points.  They Can Help Obtain Your Medical Records In order to help prove the seriousness of your case and to show why you are seeking the amount of financial compensation you are asking for, you will need a copy of your medical records and bills. Read More 

Guidelines For Determining Child Support

Parents of minor children that are undergoing divorce have many important issues before them, namely child visitation, custody and support. You may already know that if you and your spouse can agree on issues ahead of time and outside the purview of the court, you can save yourselves a lot of time, money and stress. When it comes to deciding on child support, however, there are special rules and guidelines in place to assist family court judges in determining the amount of child support owed by the non-custodial parent. 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.