If you were arrested for a major crime and are currently in jail, you might have the chance to get out of jail by paying the bail amount set by the court. Unfortunately, courts often set high bail amounts for alleged criminals, and many of these individuals do not have the money needed to pay their bail amounts to get released. If you are in this position, here are the main options you have if you want to get out of jail.
27 June 2018
Following an accident that wasn't your fault, the insurance company of the other party will offer you a settlement. Although this amount is usually arrived after assessing the accident, the damage and the medical reports, the amount offered by the company may still be way below what you're entitled to get. This is because the claim adjuster serves the insurance company's interests. If you're unsatisfied with the offer, there are steps you can take.
28 April 2018
The role of a loving aunt is a necessity in a child's life. You can create a special bond with your nieces and nephews that are different from the one with your own children. There are also times when you may have to take on the role as a parent. If your sister wants you to take care of her child, then it is time to talk to a family law attorney.
26 March 2018
Although your personal injury attorney will always be there for you every step of the way, it may help to know how to handle your personal injury deposition. A deposition is an important part of the pretrial process and you will want to make it a successful exercise. Often, a settlement offer from the other side will be forthcoming once the deposition is over, so read on to learn about how to behave when it's your turn to be deposed.
26 February 2018
You are in the process of either selling or buying your home and you have most likely been told by your agent that you should hire a lawyer to help with the sale or purchase. You might have wondered why this is such an important aspect of the transaction. Well, it's because it is a legal transaction worth a lot of money and a lot of legal moving parts and any one wrong move can spell a big problem for you causing the house sale to fall through or even eventual legal problems with the home.
25 January 2018
Worker's compensation claims are generally viewed as routine issues that don't necessarily need a lawyer's intervention, but this isn't always true. There are workers compensation complications that you may face, especially if this is your first time pursuing such a claim. Here are some of those complications: Having to Wait Too Long For Your Benefits Ordinarily, you should start receiving your worker's compensation benefits as soon as you have filed your worker's compensation claim.
27 December 2017
The patent process can be confusing, but it's important to understand the ins and outs of patents if you have an invention that you'd like to develop, seek funding for, and market to the public. Provisional patent applications are a common point of confusion for entrepreneurs who aren't well-versed in patent law. Take a look at some things you need to know when deciding whether or not you need a provisional patent application.
1 December 2017
While medical malpractice can involve anything from a misdiagnosis and treatment to a wrongful death due to surgery that was not followed through properly, you could also have a case revolving medication error. The medication you are prescribed by a doctor should not cause any major problems. If so, then you may have a medical malpractice case on your hands. Here are four specific reasons this may be: Wrong Prescription Type: When your doctor writes you a prescription for medication, it should be the proper dosage amount and the right medication needed to treat your specific ailments.
30 October 2017
Most accident sites can be easily looked at to determine who was responsible for causing an accident. It may be as simple as somebody being rear ended at a red light, or someone going through a stop sign and causing the crash. How do you determine fault when multiple cars are in an accident? Here are some tips to figure it out. Single Drive Responsibility Negligence is the main factor that determines fault in a car accident, and it still applies when there are multiple cars involved.
4 October 2017
Homeowners are protected by surety bonds if contractors fail to complete work on new home construction. But what happens when the homeowner fails to pay the contractors for the work they completed? Promising to make good on payment isn't going to pay the contractor for their time and the equipment they used. Fortunately, there is a remedy for contractors who don't receive a timely payment. It's called a contractor's lien, mechanic's lien, or construction lien, depending on the state's laws.
14 July 2017