Slip And Fall? Who You Gonna Call?
24 September 2015
You recently slipped on an icy sidewalk and suffered a nasty fall. Not only were you embarrassed by the spectacle you created, but you suffered ongoing pain, and a few weeks later, you were diagnosed with a herniated disk. You are wondering if the property owner can be held liable for all or part of your medical expenses. Perhaps, but because of all the many variables involved in slip and fall law, it's impossible to tell without a lot of investigation.
What You Should Know About Filing For Social Security Disability Benefits
2 September 2015
Sometimes, you just need a helping hand because a disability prevents you from working. Luckily, Social Security disability benefits are an option for many disabled citizens. If you are considering filing for Social Security, check out these must-know facts.
Initial Applications Are Often Denied
To apply for disability, you'll need to fill out an application and submit any documents pertaining to your disability. When your application is received, all the information is verified, including your personal information (name, age, marital status, etc.
Understanding Fact Finding And Discovery In A Personal Injury Case
17 August 2015
Surprise! That's one word that you never want to hear during a personal injury case. Luckily for you, the American legal system makes it easy to never hear that word once during a trial. Ever since the late 1940s, the Federal Court has demanded that all evidence and all witnesses that either the prosecution or defense has up its sleeve must be shared with the other side. Throughout the course of your personal injury case, you will come across a process known as fact finding and discovery.
What to Expect During the Deposition Process
12 August 2015
If you have filed a lawsuit in a personal injury lawsuit, and the case appears to be headed to trial, you can expect to be called to take part in a deposition. But what exactly is a deposition and what should you expect during this part of the discovery process?
The Deposition Scene
In most cases, you will attend the deposition with your lawyer. The attorney or attorneys for the defendant(s) will also be present.