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What a personal injury attorney can do with your claims?

By on Oct 20, 2014 in Counseling Services | 0 comments

Whether or not to hire a personal injury lawyer is a question faced any time you attempt litigation. Lawyers can be expensive, and it may be tempting to represent yourself. However, there are some types of claim better suited to professional representation. Here we look at what a personal injury attorney can do with what claims. Tissue injuries or hard injuries? Most personal injury claims don’t physically require legal representation or the filing of a lawsuit. They’re mostly related to soft tissue injuries like Minor vehicle and bicycle collisions, bites from pets, falls, abuse and neglect in care homes and defective products. They’re generally simple things like whiplash, contusions or blurred vision of a temporary nature. Liability is often clear, so the insurance company will merely ask you to submit your damages and you’ll work out a settlement you can mutually agree on. Of...

How to negotiate with a personal injury lawyer in terms of fees?

By on Oct 20, 2014 in Counseling Services | 0 comments

The price of hiring a personal injury lawyer may be putting you off, but it’s essential for most of the more serious categories of personal injury that you have proper legal representation. Here’s some tips to minimize the damage to your pocket. How do personal injury attorneys get paid? Unlike most other legal professionals, personal injury lawyers mostly work on contingency- they get paid when they either negotiate a settlement you accept, or win at trial. As there’s a risk of losing the case- where the lawyer takes the hit- they do tend to get a hefty portion of the settlement when you win- between 33% and 40%. The good news is, there’s some room for negotiation. You can try: • Negotiated reduced contingency fees. • Be sure to count the intimidation factor in your agreement. • Paying by the hour. (http://www.theguardian.com/travel) Negotiated reduced contingency fees. Depending on...

When do you need a personal injury lawyer?

By on Oct 20, 2014 in Counseling Services | 0 comments

Do you always need a personal injury lawyer? It’s a question your pocketbook wishes could always be answered ‘no’, that’s for sure- but the fact remains that there are many cases where you do. Here are some tips: • When might I not need a personal injury attorney? • When should I consider a personal injury lawyer? • How would I pay a personal injury attorney? When might I not need a personal injury attorney? You can divide personal injury claims along a rough line- soft tissue and hard injuries. There are some soft tissue injuries that don’t need the intervention of representation. These are simple things, like contusions, simple slips, and other mild injuries without long lasting repercussions, and cases in which the facts are simple, clear and obvious and require no complicated medical explanation. Remember, though, that even in these case you need to be careful about the...

Probate, Trusts and Estate Law Blog

By on Oct 15, 2014 in Law | 0 comments

People sometimes put their estates in the hands of a probate attorney to take care of in the case of their severe illness or death. This person is hired to take care of all of the money and bills and many other responsibilities or obligations that the person that hires them have. When the client passes away, this attorney will distribute the belongings of the deceased to the proper people as named in their will. Sometimes the attorney is the executor of the will and sometimes he has been advised by his client to appoint a certain person to be the executor of the will. This person is then responsible to distribute the belongings per the wishes in the will. What Is A Trust? A trust is a special account that is set up sometimes for a minor child that is not of age when the parent passes away. There are various types of trusts and can be set up by a trustee that will know the type of trust...

Tips for Hiring Miami DUI Lawyers

By on Sep 29, 2014 in Counseling Services | 0 comments

The Right DUI Lawyer Tips for Hiring. By consideration of a serious charge a driving under influence or usually abbreviated DUI may cause, hiring the right dui lawyer is mostly important when you are on the defendant seat of a DUI case in the court. The future implication of a serious charge brought by DUI case is very severe. It may affect the future in career, social life, and even suspension of driving license. This is an article about how to hiring Miami DUI Lawyers. The way attorney helps is mostly determined by reputation alone. A well-known attorney whose way of handling DUI case is great may bail out a person for a lesser charge through a DUI case court. However, as being dependent on this factor, it is perhaps true to say that the right dui lawyer or attorneys may help, not will—in absolute sense, help. Still, it will not hurt to try hiring the right dui lawyer. Since, by...

Law School Debt Repayment Gameplan

By on Sep 29, 2014 in Counseling Services | 0 comments

This has to start somewhere, right? The purpose of this post is to lay out my complete financial condition at the present as I am about embark on this challenge. It is to create a road map that I will follow to achieve my goal or, at the very least, lay the foundation that other, more detailed, plans can be built upon. First, I will run through my current finances; then present the law school debt repayment plan that I intend to follow in as much detail as I can know at this point; and finally address some thoughts and concerns regarding the whole project as I’m seeing it. Current Finances Let’s take a look at the various resources I have at my disposal and how I can use them to say goodbye to my law school debt. Assets are divided into liquid and non-liquid. My liquid assets are those that can immediately be applied to meet my obligations, like my checking account. My non-liquid...

Find a DUI Lawyer That Is Worth It

By on Sep 29, 2014 in Counseling Services | 0 comments

To find a DUI lawyer is something that should be done when one is in trouble because of driving under the influence. In fact, to find a good DUI lawyer that is actually an expert when it comes to DUI and cases related to that is a move that must be done for those who are in trouble because of DUI. This very important because driving under the influence (DUI) is not a little matter that can be dismissed just like that. DUI is something that can turn into something big, and a single mistake can change the victim’s life as a whole. This is why it is necessary to get a DUI lawyer who knows about DUI and all about it properly. Why Is It Necessary to Find a DUI Lawyer When someone is in trouble with the law because of DUI, he must have been asking this single question every DUI victim asks, “Should I get a lawyer for a DUI?” The answer is yes, he should find a DUI lawyer who knows about DUI...