How Courts Determine Whether An Injured School Child Had Adequate Supervision At The Time Of The Injury

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Everyone knows that children cannot take care of themselves as well as adults, which is why the law expects schools to provide adequate supervision for their students. This is why the issue of supervision will come up with your personal injury lawyer during the pursuit of damages for a child who was injured in school. Here are some of the things that determine the level of supervision that is considered adequate for a child:

27 December 2017

If You Were Bitten Breaking Up A Dog Fight, Your Lawsuit Is Likely To Be Complex

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Walking a dog is usually a pretty enjoyable experience for most people. However, a dogfight can make this situation difficult to handle. Even worse, a bite injury while breaking up the fight can make a lawsuit inevitable. Unfortunately, these types of cases can be very complex to win. Understanding Your State's Liability Concerns Liability for dog bite cases will vary depending on the state. For example, California states that the owner is automatically liable if the bite occurs on public property or if the victim was lawfully behaving on private property.

28 November 2017

How A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You With Your Case

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Once you have been injured in a personal injury accident, you may start to find that there are a lot of expenses and troubles that you are left to deal with on your own. This can be a lot to handle, and it is one reason many people will seek out a personal injury lawyer to take their case to the courts. Of course, you always have the option to file the lawsuit on your own and then to represent yourself in front of the judge.

5 November 2017

Is It Best To Hire An Attorney Over A Speeding Ticket?

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Were you pulled over for speeding and handed a ticket that costs more than you'd ever like to spend? The cost you're expected to pay for allegedly speeding varies based on where you were driving when you were initially pulled over. However, you may feel as though you weren't speeding or didn't deserve such a costly fine. If you'd like to fight the ticket, hiring an attorney would be worth it.

3 October 2017

Can Seeking an Apology From a Medical Professional Impact Your Malpractice Claim?

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If you or a loved one has recently been made ill or suffered complications following a routine medical procedure, you may be wondering whether a malpractice lawsuit is the best way to secure compensation for the needless pain and suffering you've experienced. You might have also heard about the protections some states have extended to medical professionals who offer an apology after a procedure gone wrong, preventing such apologies from being used as admissions of guilt in a subsequent malpractice proceeding; but what can this mean for your case?

21 February 2017

A (Mug) Shot to Your Reputation

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It has become a common occurrence: if you want to find more information about someone, you simply enter their name in a popular search engine and view the results. Many people are researching their job applicants, dates, babysitters and more by searching online, and often the results at the top of the first page contains information about an arrest and an accompanying mugshot. The justice system is supposed to protect people by giving them the status of "

27 January 2017

Tips on Creating a Will and Passing Along Wealth

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In order to pass along wealth, outline your wishes, and protect your loved ones after your death, you will need to create a will and hire an attorney who can help you with all of the legal aspects surrounding the will. Some things you will need to keep in mind include hiring the right wills and trusts attorney, putting together a will, and also matching your will with a thorough life-insurance policy.

4 January 2017