Attorneys: A History of Helpfulness

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Attorneys: A History of Helpfulness

Attorneys in our day are often called bottom feeders, ambulance chasers or worse. I am an attorney in private practice, and it is my mission to show you that the law is a calling filled with noble and enthusiastic people who are doing the job to help others. The law can be incredibly confusion, and it seems to change drastically day by day. Attorneys are there to help clients navigate the murky waters of legal issues and find the most appropriate solution to problems they face. So don't think of a lawyer as the bad guys. Lawyers help people, and this blog will teach you how.

How Military Divorce Is Different

Ending a marriage is a challenging process regardless of the circumstances, as any divorce lawyer will tell you. Throw in being an active member of the military, though, and that adds a couple more layers of complexity to the process. Let's examine how military divorces are a bit different from other ones. The USFSPA Federal laws interact with state laws when it comes to divorces in the military. The key legislation governing this part of the process is called the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act. Read More 

What You Need To Know About Starting A Medical Malpractice Case

A medical malpractice case can be difficult to win when it goes to trial. For this reason, most claimants choose to settle out of court if possible. If you or a family member is impacted by a medical malpractice incident, the following may be helpful information to you. Starting Negotiations Prior to determining your damages, you have to provide proof of your claim. You have to prove the doctor or other medical provider acted negligently when providing you or your loved one care. Read More 

Potential Defenses To Hate Crime

It is fairly easy to be accused of hate crime in contemporary society. Whereas hate crime is deplorable, every accused person has the right to legal defense, and every suspect is innocent until proven guilty. Below are some of the defenses your lawyer can use if you face such a criminal charge. No Crime The best defense to hate crime is to prove that you did not commit any crime in the first place. Read More 

What To Know About Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer

There are a variety of situations where you may have a personal injury claim. Personal injury law covers various types of accidents and situations. Some examples of personal injury include being injured in a car accident, being attacked and injured by someone's pet, or being injured on someone else's property due to their negligence. Determining whether or not you have a claim can be difficult. This is where hiring a personal injury lawyer can come in handy. Read More 

3 Things To Know When Filing A Long-Term Disability Claim

If you have been hurt while on the job, there is a chance that your employer's long-term disability insurance coverage will help you with paying your bills and taking care of yourself and your family. Before you file a long-term disability claim, though, you will need to know these three things. 1. Not All Lawyers Regularly Handle Long-Term Disability Claims First of all, just because you see an advertisement for a disability attorney online does not mean that the lawyer has experience with handling long-term disability claims. Read More