Monthly Archives: | January, 2016

Ensuring Your Right With a Personal Injury Attorney

It can be a scary thing when someone is injured in a car accident or as the result of a medical malpractice case. The person is likely to experience many emotions, with fear being one of them. They might wonder how they?re going to pay for their new medical costs and how and if they?re going to get better. Sometimes the thought of money and how the medical costs might be paid for will also cross their mind. Being the victim of a car accident or having injuries from personal injury cases can result in hundreds and thousands of dollars each year for one individual in medical and personal care costs. This is where an attorney will be beneficial. In the U.S. alone, over 37,000 people die in road cra

Disability Attorneys can Facilitate an SSI Claim

Becoming disabled isn?t something people plan for, but it?s a sobering fact of life. In 2014 alone almost five and a half million people files for Social Security benefits; indeed just over one in four of today?s 20 year-olds will be disabled before they reach the age of 67. It?s not just adults, either: 28,000 infants are born each year with a birth injury. That?s right; 2,333 every month, 538 per week, 76 every day, and three for each hour of the day. Birth injuries are lower in Blacks and Hispanics in comparison to Asian-Pacific Islanders and Whites, and birth injuries happen 33 percent more often in rural areas than in urban areas. Many of these infants will require extra medical care, and may never be able to hold long term employment. Whether you?re an adult with a disabling in

How Your Personal Injury Claim Is Determined

If you’re looking into filing a personal injury claim, there are many factors which you’ll have to consider in order to figure out what settlement amount will be considered reasonable. In some cases, claimants choose to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in court; this choice is typically a more aggressive way to get compensation for an injury, and it’s essentially the “final decision” regarding your case. Many other claimants choose to work with a personal injury lawyer instead, pursuing a personal injury settlement with the liable party by negotiating and reaching a settlement amount outside of the courtroom. Regardless of which opt

Most Americans Haven’t Created Their Will

When’s the last time you made adjustments to your will? If you haven’t created a will at all, you’re not alone — it’s estimated half of all Americans haven’t met with legal services to craft their will or trust fund, leaving their loved ones at risk if worse comes to worse. If you need to create a guardianship or meet with an attorney, you might have to seek out additional services to ensure your home and belongings are properly secured. Look below as I detail wills, mortgages and American Medicaid to better help you get started with organizing your assets. Wills And Trusts A will is a legal document that assists in the distribution and assignment of your finances and belongings when you pass aw

Intellectual Property Laws and What They Do

Intellectual property laws are in place to protect certain things within a business from theft or being copied. Nearly 25% of the total amount of internet traffic is used to consume content that is infringed, and upwards of one-third of all software products and music CDs consumers use are thought to be fake and not original. Intellectual property laws help protect creators. Trade Secrets Certain laws concerning trade secrets protect business information that is considered sensitive. Things such as marketing plans that contain confidential information are protected by trade secrets. Trade secrets vary in the extent

3 of the Weirdest Personal Injury Claims of All Time

Personal injury attorneys see a lot of different accidents. Some of which you might expect. Some of which you might not. While slipping and falling or being hurt in an auto crash are fairly common personal injury accidents, what about getting grossed out because of reality TV? Here are just a few of the strangest personal injury claims attorneys have ever seen. Milkshake Explosion – Eating while driving is never a good idea. Just ask the man who, after stopping at a McDonald’s drive-thru, reached from some fries. He’d been cradling his milkshake between his knees, and — as you can probably guess — squeezed the delicious dairy treat