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Don't Be In The Dark About Our Legal System

Hello, I'm Karla Mitchell. Going through a legal case can be very expensive and challenging. I won't go into details, but I recently underwent my own legal battle that lasted several years. It is finally over and I successfully received a settlement, but I had to spend so much time studying law in order to play my role in my own court case. While I found a great attorney at one point, I felt completely lost initially and I don't want anyone else to experience the same thing. So I decided to create this blog for those who would like to know more about law.


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Don't Be In The Dark About Our Legal System


Tips To Help You Find The Right Lawyer For Your Legal Issues

There are situations in life where you might need legal advice, and this means you will need to hire a lawyer. If you have never had to hire a lawyer before, the process can be somewhat confusing and intimidating. If you are in this positon, here are some tips to help you find the right lawyer for the legal help you need. Start By Determining What Type Of Lawyer You Need

Who's Responsible For An Accident If A Self-Driving Vehicle Fails?

Tesla recently announced it has incorporated self-driving technology into its newer vehicles with the goal of allowing for automated driving in the future. Self-driving vehicles aren't new. In fact, Google uses them to collect data for its maps. However, it'll be the first time these types of vehicles will be available to the general public. Although self-driving vehicles are touted as helping reduce the risk of accidents, collisions are likely to still occur.

A Few Commonly Asked Questions About Living Trusts

Although you likely know that a living trust involves naming a beneficiary to your assets and properties through a trust while you're alive, rather than one being created after you have died, there are maybe a few ins and outs of living trusts that elude you. Read on and discover the answers to a few commonly asked questions about living trusts. If you believe you and your loved ones can benefit from a living trust, it is highly recommended that you seek out the services of a local and trusted probate attorney.

Defense Strategies & Remorse Techniques to Use When Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

If you are being charged with a crime known as vehicular manslaughter, it is likely because you made the mistake of driving drunk and ended up causing a collision that resulted in the death of an innocent person. Vehicular manslaughter due to driving under the influence is very serious and can result in prison time. If you are truly sorry for what you did, your remorse may help you in your case.

3 Wedding Day Injuries That May Be Applicable For A Personal Injury Case

Your wedding day should be one of the most memorable days of your life, but for only good reasons. Accidents happen all the time and suffering from an injury on your wedding day may seem like a traumatizing event. Not only do you have to start your married life with an injury, but you can expect a lot of medical bills and financial implications to follow after your initial hospitalization. To help receive compensation for your wedding day injury, you may seek a personal injury lawyer for assistance.

What You Need To Know About Disability Benefits for Stroke Victims With Vision Problems

Experts estimate that nearly 800,000 Americans have a stroke every year. A stroke can lead to permanent injuries and disabilities for hundreds of thousands of these people every year, and the side effects are often so severe that sufferers can no longer work. In the United States, the Social Security Administration offers disability benefits to people who cannot work as a result of a stroke, and there are various disability listings that could entitle you to benefits.

Hot Tubs and Personal Injury Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

Millions of people in the United States regularly enjoy a dip in a hot tub, and the time they spend in these devices can help ease the symptoms of various health problems, including diabetes, bursitis, stress, and arthritis. However, hot tubs are also potentially dangerous, and injuries (even deaths) can occur as a result of these popular spas. Learn more about the legal action you can take if you or someone else you know suffers an injury while relaxing in a hot tub.

3 Ways Chapter 13 Could Help You If You Have An Underwater Mortgage

If you owe more on your home than what it is worth, you have an underwater mortgage. This can occur from borrowing too much money on the home or from a decrease in property values, and it is never a good situation to be in. When your mortgage is underwater, you may experience difficulties repaying your loan on the house, and you could even lose your home to foreclosure if this happens.

What You Need to Know If The School Resists Giving Your Child an Individualized Education Plan

If your child has a disability that makes it challenging for him or her to learn in a general classroom, he or she may qualify for an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). However, due to budget restrictions, staff limitations or a range of other reasons, schools sometimes fail to provide students with the services they need to cope with their disabilities. If your child has a disability -- such as Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyxlexia or anything else that you believe should qualify him or her for an EIP or other special services, but the school is resistant or negligent in providing those services -- here's what you need to know:

Dog Bite Lawsuits—Tips for Victims of Canine Attacks

Dog bites hold a unique place in popular culture. On one hand, literature is rife with comical references to mail carriers being harassed by our furry little friends. It almost seems cute when it pops up in this context. However, as any real victim of a dog attack can tell you, these situations are no laughing matter. In the United States, approximately 1,000 people require emergency treatment for dog bites each day.

First Time Being Involved In A Personal Injury Claim? Reasons Claims Are Denied And How To Avoid Them

If this is your first time being involved in a personal injury accident, you may be unsure what actions to take. Unfortunately, failing to take the correct actions can lead to an insurance company denying your claim. This can be extremely frustrating. However, knowing what actions to take from the get-go can help you avoid these common denial reasons. Here are three common reasons insurance companies deny personal injury claims and how you can prevent your claim from being denied for these reasons.