Archive for October, 2014

The Top 3 Things You Should Know About the Criminal Appeals Process

Civil appeals lawyer

Everyone knows from watching TV that appeals are an important part of the justice system. That much is true; appeals are one of the fundamental aspects built into our system to reduce false convictions. However, appeals aren’t quite as they appear on TV. Here are the top three things you should know — but probably don’t — about the appellate process.

  1. You Can’t Appeal Simply Because You Don’t Like the Verdict

    Any convicted person who believes a legal error has occurred has a right to appeal that conviction. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can appeal simply because you think the wrong verdict was reached. An appeals case rests not on proving that the conclusion itself was wrong, but rather on showing that a flaw occurred in the way that conclusion was rea

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3 Ways to Strengthen a Back Injury Accident Claim

Personal injury car accident

If your back has been injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, filing a personal injury lawsuit may be the only way to pay for the medical expenses and lost wages associated with a serious accident. You’re not alone in that situation; 52% of the personal injury lawsuits filed in the U.S. are in response to auto accidents. But what can you do to increase your chances of getting treated fairly and receiving the compensation you need? These are three of the most important steps you can take.

Call the Police

Immediately after any car accident, no matter how minor it seems, you should call the police. This is important because should a personal injury claim be necessary, all sides will want to see a copy of the police report, including the officer’s opinion

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The Top 5 Factors That Affect Your Accident Injury Settlement

Employment lawyer
If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, filing an auto accident injury claim may be the only way you have of covering the medical costs and lost wages associated with an injury. But what exactly can car accident compensation add up to? The dollar amount put on any accident will vary, but there are several factors that remain consistent in determining that value. Here are five of the most important elements that go into deciding car accident settlements:
  1. The Police Report
    Calling the police after a car accident is always a good idea, no matter how minor it is. But this step becomes increasingly important if you’re filing a personal injury claim. If you don’t call the police, it can appear that

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