Custody Confusion: Simplifying The Custody Law Language

3 Ways to Get Out of Jail Before Your Court Date

If you are arrested for a crime or someone you love is facing this problem, your immediate concern may be trying to find a way to get out before the court date. Depending on your jurisdiction and the severity of the crime, there may be a few options available so a defendant does not have to remain in custody throughout the duration of their trial. Elimination of Cash Bail Some states and localities are eliminating the cash bail system for lower-level offenses because the system is typically biased against the poor and people of color.   Read More...

Gathering The Evidence You Need To Fight A Commercial Vehicle Insurance Provider

Going up against a commercial truck insurance provider is no small feat. While commercial truck insurance providers tend to have much higher policy limits than auto insurance providers, they will do everything they can to pay as little as possible after you file a claim. However, a truck accident attorney can help you obtain the evidence you need to prove your case. The Driver's Records You will want to obtain the driver's past driving record so you can find evidence of negligence and proof that the driver should not have been hired by the trucking company involved.   Read More...

Mistakes People Make That Reduce Their Injury Compensation

The process of filing a lawsuit to receive compensation for a personal injury can be complicated. Not only are you dealing with complicated procedures and insurance providers, but it's also possible for you to make mistakes during the entire process. Here are some mistakes people make that can reduce their compensation. Not Telling Your Doctor All Your Injuries It's very important that all your injuries are documented by your doctor. Unfortunately, the process of going to the doctor and having limited time with them can be a bit overwhelming.   Read More...

What Kind Of Accidents Can You Get Workers Comp For?

You may know that workers' comp helps you if you get hurt at work, but you may not know exactly what that applies to. That could lead to you not knowing you're eligible to make a claim. Here are some different types of workplace accidents you could file for. Slip and Falls You may be injured if you slip and fall on a wet or otherwise slippery surface. You may also fall off of a ladder or walkway if you're working overhead.   Read More...

Understanding The Legal System: The Role Of A Personal Injury Lawyer

The legal system is a complex system made up of a multitude of case types, procedures, and professional roles that must be played. Developing a better understanding of each of these roles will help you to secure the help you need if you should find yourself dealing with legal issues. Below, you will learn more about the role of a personal injury lawyer and the type of legal cases that they can assist you with.   Read More...