Do you know what to do if you’ve been in a car accident?

July 15, 2013

Accidents happen in a matter of seconds but can affect you for the rest of your life. It’s an old cliché, but accidents happen. Every minute of every day, somebody somewhere suffers in a road traffic accident. Whether the accident was your fault or not it’s important to know just what to do in those […]

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Legal Aid Cuts – What You Need to Know

July 5, 2013

New legal aid reforms proposed by the government in early June have been met with outrage by barristers, defendants and human rights organisations. The plans are one of a number of reforms, such as the recent Jackson Reforms introduced in April 2013, which have been proposed to cut the cost of legal services in the […]

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Bike and Motor Vehicle Accidents: Finding Fault

June 27, 2013

Robert Morrissey is a recent law school graduate who has picked up a love of writing. He contributes frequently to Solomon-Relihan, a law firm based out of Arizona. When he’s not writing or making the coffee at his office, Robert spends time traveling and volunteering in his community. With rising gas prices and more attention being […]

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Talks of Harsher Regulations for Careless Drivers

June 27, 2013

Personal injury is an umbrella term for injuries that have been suffered to the body or the mind. From a legal perspective, there doesn’t have to be any visual evidence of personal injury and if it can be proved it has caused emotional or physical damage, the victim may have a case. Personal injury is […]

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What are tips to find an accident claim lawyer?

June 10, 2013

What are tips to find an accident claim lawyer? When you’ve been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you may be off work, incapacitated and in pain. The last thing you have the energy for is a legal battle, and in any case, where do you start? How can you be sure […]

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Thinking of Blowing the Whistle? Know Your Rights

June 7, 2013

Human nature being what it is, there are times you might witness unethical, criminal or negligent activities at the company where you work. When this happens, it’s natural for a person with integrity to want to do something about it. If you see a co-worker harassing someone, you might want to file a complaint. If […]

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Loss of Consortium: What it is and How it Can Affect You

June 4, 2013

Loss of consortium is the legal term applied to intangible aspects of a personal relationship when an individual is a victim of significant injuries or wrongful death due to the negligence of a responsible party. All cases are adjudicated by financial damage awards and are normally determined by exact dollar amounts from a traditional formula, […]

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Big Payouts for Work Accidents Hit Headlines

May 2, 2013

Compensation for accidents at work isn’t always well received and the ‘compensation culture’ that is usually credited with beginning in the UK is feared by a lot of the mass media here in the UK.  Just over the past week we’ve heard of a few cases that have been released under the Freedom of Information […]

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Getting Out Of A Traffic Ticket 101

April 11, 2013

  We’ve heard the stories: a girl gets pulled over for speeding, turns on the waterworks, and the cop simply ignores that ticket he was reaching for and issues a mild warning instead. Is it true? Can crying really get someone out of a traffic ticket? Chances are that crying your way out of a […]

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Injured in an Auto Accident? What you Should Know

April 1, 2013

In most areas of the United States, owning an automobile is an absolute necessity. Even in places with great public transportation systems, a vehicle still comes in handy. Unfortunately, due to the large number of people out on the road, traffic accidents are bound to happen. In fact, an auto insurance industry study showed that […]

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