Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street

Need To Miss A Medical Appointment? Here Are Some Steps That You Should Take

If you've been injured at work and have hired a workers compensation attorney to fight for you, you'll need to help your cause by attending whatever medical appointments are necessary. Missing a medical appointment can cause your case to unravel, as it can indicate to the attorneys representing your company that your injury isn't as severe as you might be letting on. In some cases, repeated proof that you're claiming and injury but haven't sought the appropriate degree of medical care can make it difficult for your attorney to win. Read More 

Common Divorce Myths You May Have Heard

Divorce is a topic that can be remarkably stressful and frightening for those that are facing the need to go through these legal proceedings. Sadly, there is misinformation surrounding divorcing that can cause a person to experience more stress than is necessary and this misinformation can also cause individuals to struggle to make informed decisions throughout this major proceeding. Myth: A Divorce Always Result In Complicated And Contentious Legal Disputes Read More 

Courtroom Decorum: How To Speak During Your Time In Court

When you are going to trial for a crime you are accused of committing, you need to understand the decorum of the courtroom. You simply cannot speak up and talk whenever you feel like doing so. In most circumstances, your lawyer will do the bulk of the speaking for you. There are a few times where you will need to speak, and it is important that you know how to do so properly. Read More 

Single Car Collision? You Might Not Be At Fault

If you've been involved in a single car accident, you may assume that the fault can only be your own. Thus, you are on the hook for all medical expenses and other bills related to the accident. However, this is not always the case. Though some solo car collisions are the fault of the driver, there are others who might be partially or fully at fault for the collision.  Consider whether the following parties may have played a role in your crash. Read More 

How Drugs Can Impair Your Driving With Their Side Effects

All motorists know that driving under the influence (DUI) is a dangerous activity, but many people just assume that the intoxication referred to here is that of alcohol. However, there are also many useful medicines that can impair your driving. Here are some of the ways in which useful drugs can impair your driving: Drowsiness Driving is inherently dangerous, and you need to be absolutely alert to manage the associated dangers. 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.