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What to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

Going through an injury is never a pleasant experience. You have to deal with not only the pain, but the recovery, the medical bills, the loss of income, and more. During this time, you’re going to want some people you can trust by your side. This is why it’s so important that you hire a good personal injury attorney. A good personal injury attorney can help you to get the money... [Continue Reading]

It's Time for You to Assert Your Legal Rights as a Father

If you have recently been divorced, you have survived a long and tedious nightmare. As a father, you should know that you have certain rights that should never be ignored. If you are currently in the divorce process, or about to be, you have an arduous struggle ahead of you. But if you get expert aid and counsel from a qualified legal professional, you can win a fair settlement. Your Rights... [Continue Reading]

Injured away from home: 3 keys to handling a personal injury case that occurred away from your home region

To have your hard-earned vacation cut short by an injury is nothing short of devastating. Not only are you now unable to enjoy your time in the sun or your planned adventures, you may also be facing a massive medical bill. Recouping medical costs when you’re injured abroad is more difficult than when you are in your home country. To this end, it’s important that you understand... [Continue Reading]

The Steps to Take if You Disagree with a Will

A Last Will and Testament is a legal document which specifies who receives a deceased person’s estate. A deceased person’s will can be invalidated with a special type of lawsuit known as a will contest. If you have reason to believe that a friend or relative’s will does not accurately express their wishes, you may wish to contest it. But, be aware that the process can be both... [Continue Reading]

A Step Ahead: 5 Reasons Professional Representation is Important to Your Case

Even when a person feels professional advice is not necessary, it is often in one's best interest to consult a legal professional for help after an accident. Legal proceedings are intricate and complicated. Contacting an attorney gives exposure to the expertise, insight, and experience that a lawyer has to offer. The contact can be critical to understanding the basis of a claim, the possible... [Continue Reading]

Compensation Woes:  5 Ways to Help Ensure Your Injury Case Gets the Best Outcome Possible

All successful personal injury claims are based on solid evidence. There must be sufficient facts to support the victim’s position as to both liability and damages. Without either foundation, the case will almost certainly fall. Evidence alone is not enough. Personal injury lawyers must also use legal theories that are easy for the jury to follow. These theories must serve as a pathway... [Continue Reading]

What to Know About DUIs in the State of Arizona

Driving under the influence is never a good idea, especially with the vast amount of other transportation options out there today. If you live in the state of Arizona and you are caught driving under the influence, you can rest assured you’ll face some severe penalties, which include loss of driving privileges, fines, or even jail time. Before you get behind the wheel of your vehicle... [Continue Reading]

What Happens When a Commercial Driver Hits You?

There are lots of sources out there offering legal help for people after a car accident, with many different options, depending on the nature of your injuries. This leads to the question, what about truck accidents? 333,000 large trucks were involved in crashes in 2011, the majority of them resulting from driver negligence. Much larger than the average commercial vehicle, there is... [Continue Reading]

4 Steps to Take If You Are Injured During a Surgical Procedure

Surgical procedures can take place after careful planning or during a medical emergency. Patients have to trust their surgeons to make split second decisions and act in ways that best preserve their health. There’s always a risk when you go under the knife, but some medical accidents can be avoided, despite what healthcare professionals say.  At the Plouff Law firm, all of your... [Continue Reading]

Digital Dirt is Helping Lawyers Win In Court

Many people share way too much on social media. How many times have you seen your friends or relatives going on about something private in their life on the newsfeed? Even criminals and civil litigants tend to ruminate about their problems online. Did you know that many times people get on Facebook or Twitter to rant before their big day in court? Unfortunately, this 140-character... [Continue Reading]