Category Archives: Must Reads

What to Do if You’re Caught Drinking and Driving

By | July 21, 2016

(Please note that this blog post is not meant to take the place of professional legal advice.) It’s no secret that drinking and driving can result in some serious consequences. On top of putting yourself and others in danger, you also run the risk of getting slapped with a heavy fine, jail time, and suspension of your driving… Read More »

Pretrial Intervention Programs and How They Work

By | July 21, 2016

What Are Pretrial Intervention Programs? In the criminal justice system, most people who are charged with crimes are either tried and convicted or offered a plea deal. In general, these people are usually assigned a punishment, such as probation, and are then expected to carry out the terms of the punishment.

5 Things to Know About a Minor’s Personal Injury Claim

By | July 20, 2016

Fighting a personal injury claim is not easy. It becomes all the more stressful when you want to claim for injuries sustained by your young child. The distress and helplessness a parent experiences when his or her child suffers an injury due to the negligence of a third party is understandable. It is important that you seek justice… Read More »

Six Mobile Apps That Every Lawyer Needs

By | July 14, 2016

Technology can be a game-changer for any profession. This holds true for lawyers, as well, as they can no longer depend on their notepads, dictaphones or sticky notes, which only lead to additional paperwork and documentation. And, there is a possibility of misplacing them. 

The Process of a Drug Class Action Lawsuit

By | July 11, 2016

“Were you or someone you loved …?” This is the way the commercials usually start. Late night television has never been so ripe with attorneys letting you know exactly how to join a class action lawsuit against a drug manufacturer. By the time the commercial airs, the lawsuit is already in full swing. The lawsuit is filed, the… Read More »

What to Do if You Are in an Accident in a Work Vehicle? Who Pays?

By | July 6, 2016

Auto accident cases hinge on determining who or what was responsible for an accident. Typically, the answer is a negligent driver, rough roadway conditions, or factors outside of your control. Accidents involving company or work vehicles, however, raise many questions regarding fault, responsibility, liability, insurance, and workers’ compensation. When you are involved in a car accident in a… Read More »

Domestic Violence – Can Marriage Counseling Really Help?

By | July 6, 2016

It seemed a bad marriage. When I look back to those days, all I feel is pain and frustration. The pain of being hurt, both physically and emotionally and the frustration of being powerless and playing the victim always. It was unbearable; the helplessness, being powerless in front of someone who simply humiliates your “being” and I was… Read More »

Uber Accidents, Liability, and Insurance Coverage

By | July 5, 2016

Over the past decade, transportation network companies (TNCs), also referred to as rideshare companies, have undergone tremendous growth. Once a humble San Francisco-based startup, Uber is now one of the most successful companies, not just in the rideshare industry but the whole world, with more than $50 billion in value and operations in over 66 countries and 449… Read More »

Small Business Obligations to and from Crowdsourcers

By | July 5, 2016

Raising capital to launch a startup has long been a very difficult part of getting a business idea off the ground. But over time, funding has become more democratized. The venture capital industry grew and angel investors became an alternative along with venture capital (VC) investing. And with consumer crowdfunding added to funding capital options, there’s just one… Read More »

Important Records to Obtain After a Truck Accident

By | July 5, 2016

Truck accidents are highly catastrophic in nature. The impacts are so severe that these accidents leave the victims too flabbergasted to follow the necessary steps. Several injuries and fatalities result from these accidents.