Archive for January, 2019

A Brief Overview of Personal Injury Cases From Civil Court Proceedings Versus Informal Settlements to Statutes of Limitations

There are different types of personal injury cases that occur due to legal disputes. Basically, someone may want to file a personal injury case if they experience harm or injury due to the actions or inactions of another person who might be legally responsible, according to FindLaw.com. This would include car accidents, dog bites, medical malpractice, and slip and fall accidents.

Civil Court Proceedings Versus Informal Settlements

In some instances, FindLaw.com indicates that personal injury cases may go to court. It is much more common, however, for these cases to be resolved informally on a pre-trial basis. In other words, a formal lawsuit may not need to be filed.
During an informal settlement, FindLaw.com reports that the individuals involved, along with their attorneys and insurance companies, will usually enter into a negotiation. Once a financ

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Sort out Matters of Family Law with the Help of the Right Family Lawyer

For most people, there is always the effort to make sure that life does not invite legal complications of any kind. Respecting the laws of the land and making sure that you steer clear of any legal trouble can definitely be a sensible way to live life. However, there can be certain situations where legal resolutions need to be sought. This is very much applicable when it comes to matters of family law. Whether it is a question of divorce, child custody, alimony, or surrogacy, there are a number of legal facets that need to be taught about and legal help sought.
Family law is the portion of the law that contains all the relevant legal information about matters of the family. There can be a number of things that have legal implications in this regard. Marriage and divorce are obviously parts of family life that have legal connotations. Cases of divorce can often be accompanied by matters of alimony and child custody. This also means getting into the finer points of divorce law and

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Taking A Look At The History And Use Of Patent Law In The United States And All Around The World

As any intellectual property practice here in the United States is likely to know, patent law is hugely important for many people – and many different inventions. Patent law and the intellectual property practice even go hand in hand, as every intellectual property practice – and the patent lawyers that every intellectual property practice employee – are committed to protected these patents and all matter of intellectual property that the typical intellectual property practice might see over the course of a day, a month, a year. After all, such matters have long been critical both here in the United States as well as in many other places all throughout the world too.
After all, patents have been used for more than 200 years, as they were first put into law as many as 228 years ago. In the years since, patent law (or variations thereof) has spread to many parts of this world and has remained an incredibly important thing here in the United States. Though patent law has changed some

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Taking A Closer Look At The Varied Legal World Of The United States

From the maritime injury lawyer to the securities fraud attorney to the business attorney, there are many different types of lawyers found here in the United States. Of course, this brief section above, from maritime injury lawyer to business attorney, only represents a very small selection of lawyers currently practicing law here in the United States. When pursuing legal action or defense – or even just looking to draw up a will – hiring the right lawyer is key. For instance, the maritime injury lawyer will not be ideal for estate planning, but such a maritime injury lawyer is more likely than not to be well equipped to handle cases surrounding, you guessed it, maritime injury and like matters.
And the typical maritime injury lawyer is likely more busy – and working with more full of a case load – than the average person might anticipate. After all, recreational boating is at an all time high here in the United States, with up to 87 million people participating in it on a regular

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Have You Been Injured? Here’s How A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

No matter where you are or what you’re doing, there’s always the potential for an accident to occur.

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur in the United States each year.
  • In 2015, more than 1,000 bicyclists died and there were about 467,000 bicycle-related injuries.
  • The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reports that about 225,000 people die each year from medical malpractice.
  • In 2016, the Coast Guard reported more than 4,400 accidents that involved 701 deaths, 2,903 injuries and nearly $50 million of property damage as a result of recreational boating accidents.
All of that doesn’t even include the amount of people affected each year in car accidents. More than 37,000 U.S. residents die in road crashes annually according to the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT). In 2015 alone, more than 32,000 fatal motor vehicle crashes occurred in the Unit

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