If your child was hurt at school and it resulted in a serious neck or head injury, you need to get a lawyer. If the staff at the school can't tell you exactly what happened or what caused the incident, but your child was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance, you want to get a legal opinion right away. Here are some of the reasons it's best to find a lawyer that specializes in personal injury law, and why the sooner you get a lawyer the better.
19 May 2017
You've probably heard the advice that you should immediately seek medical treatment after a car accident, even if you don't think you've been injured. However, many drivers ignore this advice, wrongly assuming that if they did have a serious injury, they'd know it. What you may not realize is that it's not uncommon for injuries to show up well after the actual accident. If you don't seek medical treatment right away, you're not only risking your health, but you may also have difficulty proving your personal injury case in court later.
17 May 2017
If you're a resident of the Lone Star State, you may already be aware this state leads the nation in the number of criminal executions, with nearly 500 executions taking place since 1976. While Texas's reputation for being tough on crime is well-known, at least one juror has taken issue with the model jury instructions, arguing that he didn't know he alone had the power to stop a recent death sentence. Read on to learn more about how the vote of a single juror can often be enough to spare a criminal defendant from the death penalty, as well as how one juror and two lawmakers are seeking to clarify the jury instructions in death penalty cases.
13 May 2017
At some point in your auto accident lawsuit, you may need an expert witness to testify about the accident, your injuries, or other important matters to help prove your case against the defendant. While the information these experts provide can prove invaluable, these people don't work for free. Here's what you need to know about how much expert witnesses charge and other fees you may have to pay for their time.
10 May 2017
Depression is a debilitating illness that affects the lives of millions of people across the world. It can be so severe that it can result in those it affects to lose days of work. Depression can cause a total social withdrawal, so much so that it is impossible to hold a job at all. In some cases, it is possible to get social security disability benefits for depression. However, it can initially be a hard sell to the Social Security Administration, so be prepared for a drawn-out process.
9 May 2017
Bankruptcy lawyers do a lot to help relieve you of your debts and help you start over with a fresh, clean financial slate. While they play a large part in your bankruptcy proceedings, there is still a limit to what they can do. When you hire your own bankruptcy lawyer, do not expect him/her to do the following three things. He/she cannot do these things, and there are valid reasons why.
4 May 2017
If you are the non-custodial parent of your child, you might not think much about fighting for child custody. Many fathers think that children automatically live with the mother in many cases, for example, or your child custody agreement might have been put in place for a long time, so you might have never thought about challenging it. However, there could be a chance that you are actually the more fit parent.
2 May 2017