Category Archives: Articles

7 Essential Things to Consider Before Hiring a Truck Accident Lawyer

By | April 1, 2016

The number of truck accidents increases every year. Owing to the large size of trucks, the consequences of the crashes usually turn out to be disastrous and, in many cases, fatal. Several factors contribute to a truck accident, some which include violation of road safety regulations, improperly loaded trucks, driver fatigue, poor maintenance of trucks and so on. 

Commercial Trucks Can Be Dangerous if They’re Moving or Parked

By | March 31, 2016

If you think about the dangers posed by commercial trucks, you probably think about a large truck, speeding, weaving in and out of travel lanes with perhaps a drowsy or fatigued driver behind the wheel. What you probably don’t think about are the dangers of a commercial truck parked in the wrong place at the wrong time. Just… Read More »

5 Important Things to Know About Estate Planning

By | March 28, 2016

If you have not gotten around to planning your estate, then it is high time you do. There are several reasons why you should not delay in planning how your assets should be distributed after you are no more. A comprehensive estate plan will help you decide who gets to inherit your wealth and you can proactively prevent… Read More »

7 Tricks Insurance Companies Use to Weaken Claims

By | March 28, 2016

So you’ve been injured in an accident caused by another party and are expecting adequate compensation, enough to cover all of the resulting damages, including medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, etc. This is why insurance companies exist, to cover people like you in case of an incident, right?

“Don’t Be THAT Driver!”

By | March 28, 2016

Navigating your way through a roadway’s work zones can be challenging for even the most careful of drivers. In a work zone, speeds have slowed, the tempers of other drivers may be flaring, workers are moving about, heavy equipment is entering and exiting, and flaggers are signaling. It’s a lot to keep track of under the best of… Read More »

Should I Hire a Divorce or Custody Lawyer?

By | March 24, 2016

Should you represent yourself in a divorce? Some couples can successfully divorce without the help of an attorney, while others are not so lucky. Understanding the circumstances in which it is best to hire a divorce lawyer can make a big difference in your divorce.

California Motorcycle Accident FAQ

By | March 21, 2016

THE INSURANCE COMPANY OFFERED ME A SETTLEMENT. DO I STILL NEED TO HIRE A LAWYER? Don’t accept the insurance company’s initial settlement offer without consulting with an attorney first. If you do, you would certainly resolve your case in quick fashion but most likely end up with insufficient compensation for your medical bills and other damages. 

Making a Work Place Injury Claim in Scotland

By | March 18, 2016

The most recent statistics from the Health and Safety Executive found that last 1.2 million people suffered from a work-related illness. 27.3 billion working days were lost due to workplace illnesses and injuries.

Is Lane-Splitting Safe?

By | March 15, 2016

We should always be conscious of the risks we take when operating cars and motorcycles. After all, we must always make an effort to equitably share the roads we travel, regardless of the vehicles we choose to get us to our destinations.

The Ins and Outs of Miranda Rights

By | March 14, 2016

As with many things in life, legal actions depend heavily on the details. Some of the most basic details in criminal cases revolve around how and when the police advise a suspect of his or her rights. Commonly referred to as Miranda rights, these warnings stem from the 1966 trial of a Mexican immigrant who confessed to charges… Read More »