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 

How To Defend Against Drug Possession Charges

Drug possession charges can be challenging to respond to, even if you feel you're in a situation where the truth should be your shield. A drug possession lawyer will usually defend a client with one of a handful of potential arguments. Here are four defenses a drug possession attorney might assert while representing you. There Were No Drugs This is a simple defense, but it requires defendants to hold the line and wait for lab testing to come back. Read More 

5 Common Questions About Federal Bail Bonds

The bail bond process can be confusing and stressful, especially at a federal level. Anyone facing a charge in federal court will have several questions about how the process works, especially in regard to bail bonds. For most, the only way to afford the bail set by the judge and avoid spending time in jail is to secure a bail bond from a bail bond agent. Here are a few of the most common questions regarding federal bail bonds. Read More 

Tips For Hiring A Corporate Lawyer

If you own a business, you know that it is important to work with a team of professionals who can help guide your company. As a business owner, one of the most important things that you can do is hire a corporate lawyer. Don't wait until you have an issue or need the services of a corporate lawyer-- it is much better to be proactive and have a corporate lawyer available at any time that you may need legal assistance. Read More 

Did A Single Mistake By A Builder Cause Construction Complications? Contact A Construction Attorney

A construction job is a team job that requires everybody to work together to achieve a great effect. However, a single mistake by one employee could cause complications that may trigger issues. In this situation, you need to work with a construction attorney to ensure that you aren't the victim of a lawsuit. Poor Construction May Cause Severe Lawsuits A single mistake in construction, such as cutting a board too short, may put undue pressure and weight on certain areas. 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.