Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street

Don’t Fall Victim To These Car Wreck Myths

When you've been injured in a car wreck, it's only natural to focus on getting your life back to normal again. Recovering from your physical injuries and getting your car repaired or replaced so that you can return to your normal activities can take a lot of energy, especially when you consider the trauma you have already experienced. It's easy to have your attention taken away from your insurance claim, however, since you may be placing your confidence in the insurance company to do the right thing and provide you with adequate and fair compensation for your injuries. Read More 

Been In A Car Collision? Two Reasons Why You Must Hire A Lawyer

The aftermath of a car crash can truly do a number on you.  There are so many particulars to handle, and what may have previously been quite easy for you to take care of could now seem like the weight of the world on your shoulders.  That's why you absolutely must hire an attorney after you've been involved in a collision.  Use this information to learn more about why having a lawyer is so valuable after a car accident. Read More 

Smartphone Usage And Accidents: What You Need To Know

For many people, their smartphone is their lifeline to the rest of the world. While an important communication tool, smartphones have their place, and that place is not in the hands of someone driving. Smartphone usage while driving accounts for more than 25% of all vehicle accidents. If you were struck by a driver who fell into this category – make sure you understand your rights. Learn Your State Laws Read More 

Helping Children Adjust To Two-Household Families

It is not easier for children just because divorced parents and blended families are more common today. It is still traumatic to experience a divorce even when a child has numerous friends with parents living apart. It is the responsibility of the parents to take their children's fears and frustrations seriously and make the situation easier for them to manage.  Keep Life Consistent Children thrive on consistent rules, family traditions and stable schedules. Read More 

Factors That May Weaken A Property Defect Lawsuit Against A Property Seller

If you have discovered a defect in a house you recently purchased, you may be tempted to sue the seller for your damages. Before instigating such a lawsuit, scrutinize these three issues that may weaken your case against the seller: It Is a New Defect Did your sewer pipes back up and flood your house a couple of weeks after buying the property? You will have to prove that the damage existed before you bought the house. 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.