Incarceration is a hot topic in America, and for good reason — according to the Prison Policy Initiative, the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with more than 2 million people locked up in state and federal prisons and local jails. That means the U.S. is responsible for roughly 22 percent of the world’s… Read More »
A truck accident is quite different from any other road mishaps because the damages caused in 18-wheeler accidents are far worse. With possibilities of lives being lost, the complications and costs of big rig accidents go far beyond the initial damages that meet the eye.
Product liability? Very difficult claim to prove. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has definitely helped many plaintiffs make their case. Most namely, the NHTSA has investigated many product liability claims involving the manufacturing of automobiles.
Several years ago, Juan came to my office. His mother, Marta, entered the United States in July of 2000 after she fled Mexico with Juan and his younger sister, Lidia. Marta endured over a decade of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse in Mexico at the hands of her former domestic partner, Ramon, whom she met when she was… Read More »
When a client approaches a law firm with a personal injury case, it can be difficult to calculate the case’s value. Judgments can vary in both duration and award, even within the same jurisdiction. With years of experience, an attorney can become proficient at predicting the outcome of any case, but often that comes after numerous bad guesses… Read More »
2015 was the year of the auto recall. It was a year that witnessed so many car recalls, that it almost became the norm. But why and more just as importantly should we be concerned about more recalls to come? Actually, a number of factors have come together that explain why 2015 was the year of the recall.… Read More »
Trademarks are critical legal protections for businesses seeking to retain the integrity of their brands. Neglecting to obtain a trademark can enable competitors to more closely imitate your work or even prevent you from marketing your products and services beyond state lines. To prevent competitors from duplicating the originality of your work and undermining your rights, obtaining a… Read More »
Personal injury accidents can be life changing. After dealing with the physical and emotional aspects of your injury, you still have a long road ahead when it comes to settling your claim. Whether it has resolved in settlement or receiving judgment from a trial, you may have to wait a period of time before receiving your benefits. While… Read More »
One of the most important features of developing a parenting plan is turning that arrangement into a child custody order.
Personal injury law, or tort law, empowers an injured person to go to civil court and get legal remedy for damages and injuries received in an incident or accident caused by someone else’s negligence. It allows the injured to get compensated financially, when he or she has been hurt by someone else’s faulty or deliberate actions.