While lawyers and judges are the ultimate legal experts, of course, I believe that every citizen should take the time to learn a little about law for several reasons. First, it is important to know your rights, and knowing them can come in handy if anyone ever accuses you of a crime you didn't commit or threatens you legally in another other way. Second, learning about your local, state, and federal laws can help you act as a better citizen. When election time comes around, you can then truly understand ever change in law being proposed by a candidate and whether it benefits society or not. I plan to share posts about law topics explained in plain English on my new blog, so you can come back often to sharpen your legal knowledge!
19 January 2023
After being injured in an accident, you may have already received medical care and have discovered that you will need to have continued costly treatments. Because you feel that you are entitled to receive compensation from the other party responsible for the accident, you may be getting ready to schedule a consultation with a lawyer to see about filing a claim. When you first meet with the attorney, you will not only want to discuss the details of the accident and your injuries but also financial matters related to their services and the case itself.
22 December 2022
If you work as a truck driver, you will be forced to sit for long periods of time. Sitting can be bad for your health and it can especially be a problem if you are suffering from hip impingement. You will need to look into whether you are entitled to workers' compensation for your hip impingement. How to Know if You Have Hip Impingement With hip impingement, the ball of the hip pinches the cup of the hip.
29 November 2022
As opposed to cash bonds, which the defendant puts up in full, a surety bond involves the defendant getting a loan to cover the bail. Surety bail bonds offer an option for defendants who can't pay their bond in full. Read our overview to learn more about surety bonds and if they make an appropriate solution for you. How Surety Bonds Work Surety court bonds involve three parties: the defendant (obligee), the contractor/bail bondsman (principal), and the surety lender.
28 October 2022
Domestic violence charges can cause you to face serious consequences if convicted. For this reason, you may want to take every legal measure to avoid getting a harsh judgment in court. Your first option might be to request the victim to drop the charges against you. However, this may only be possible if the police have not started a criminal investigation against you. You need to contact a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.
5 October 2022
As the season changes from summer to fall, the temperature lowers. In some areas, this drop in temperature can fall low enough to cause freezing on certain surfaces, which is more commonly known as black ice. Black ice does not have to accompany a significant weather event, and worst of all, it is easy to miss. However, for victims who fall and injure themselves on these surfaces, it is an unforgettable event.