Car Accidents and Wrongful Death – What You Need to Know Before Filing a Lawsuit

By | November 19, 2015

Every year more than 30,000 people are killed by car accidents in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is equivalent to one car accident wrongful death every 12 minutes. Although NHTSA reports a 3.1 percent decline in the numbers from the previous year, the Fatality Analysis Reporting System indicates that over 32,000 people… Read More »

I’ve Confessed to a Crime – Now What?

By | November 10, 2015

In the majority of situations, speaking to law enforcement authorities without legal counsel is a mistake that can seriously jeopardize your criminal defense case. When the police have detained you, however, it’s normal to feel afraid, overwhelmed, and anxious about your freedom and your future. When people experience the pressure cooker situation of an arrest or incarceration, they… Read More »

The Flow of Immigration

By | November 2, 2015

Whether it’s the call of opportunity in a new location or the desire to escape the political problems within a country, migrating from your homeland is certainly not a new idea. Every day, many people consider the benefits of moving somewhere else. Immigration is not just a highly charged topic discussed by world leaders, but it’s also a… Read More »

Can You Sue If You Are Hit By a Baseball?

By | October 20, 2015

It’s a fun night out with some friends catching the game for your local major league baseball team. You’re enjoying watching your favorite players, with a tasty hot dog in hand. Unfortunately, danger lurks, even in a place as seemingly safe as the ballpark. Foul balls happen all the time, but every once in a while they end… Read More »

The Pros and Cons of a Personal Injury Case

By | October 19, 2015

Introduction If you have been injured in an accident, you may be able to bring what is called a personal injury action against those individual(s) who caused your injuries. When deciding whether or not to bring a case against those who caused or partially caused your personal injuries, there are several factors you should consider. One important thing… Read More »

Does Cheating Matter to Judges

By | September 18, 2015

According to some estimates 17% of marriages end because of a wandering spouse.  Women cheat to gain an emotional connection, while men cheat mostly for sex. The most likely times for cheating to occur are during the first year of marriage, following the birth of the first child, the seventh year of marriage (the infamous seven year itch),… Read More »

Understanding the Difference Between Attorney-Client Privilege and Duty of Confidentiality

By | September 18, 2015

The terms ‘attorney-client privilege’ and ‘duty of confidentiality’ can be confused easily by lay people and attorneys alike. While many lawyers knowingly use these terms interchangeably, they are different from each other in many ways and have different implications in legal settings. If you’ve tried to understand the difference between the two many times but have failed,  you’ve… Read More »

How Law Professionals Can Enhance Their Income

By | September 15, 2015

A career as a lawyer is considered to be one of the most sought-after professions. However, becoming a lawyer is no longer a sure path to a life of social and economic privilege. From being accessible around the clock and developing client relationships and businesses to compromising on work-life balance – the profession of a lawyer is not… Read More »

How You Can Become a DUI Lawyer

By | August 13, 2015

DUI or driving under influence is becoming an increasingly common criminal offence which involves persons driving motor vehicles under the effect of alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medication. A driver can be convicted of DUI when he/she is found with blood alcohol content exceeding the legal levels i.e. between 0.05% and 0.08% (depending on the jurisdiction). An intensified… Read More »

The Alphabet Soup of Highway Safety

By | May 22, 2015

When the head of a federal agency recently pledged to double down on the problem of Triple D on the highway, he wasn’t referring to Guy Fieri’s road trips in search of diners, drive-ins and dives. Dr. Mark Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was talking about the three D’s of preventable accidents: Drunk driving, Distracted driving, and Drowsy driving.