Legal Guide

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Some Scars Just Won't Go Away: Can You Sue for Emotional Distress Caused by Inattentive Driving?

“Emotional distress” may not be what you think. It does not apply to physical or mental harm. It is a legal question of what caused the pain. If you have been physically harmed in a car accident, you may sue for compensation for the emotional stress related to the injury. The process will usually attribute some emotional distress to physical injury. Emotional distress attached to mental harm is... ❯❯❯

The Basics of the Parole Process - Stuff Worth Knowing

Parole provides prisoners with a structured and supervised support system to get back to the community and lead a normal social life. By allowing a convict to serve part of his sentence like a normal citizen, albeit subject to the conditions and restrictions placed by the court. Parole helps those confined in jails for long to re-adjust to the society without compromising on the security of the... ❯❯❯

Do Yourself a Favor and Pick the Ideal Divorce Lawyer

Do Yourself a Favor and Pick the Ideal Divorce LawyerGoing through a divorce is never easy. It is time-consuming, expensive, and emotionally exhausting. However, while you are picking up the pieces of your shattered married life, you will also need to start planning for what lies ahead. One of the most critical decisions you will need to make is to pick the right divorce lawyer. Choosing the right attorney is essential for a positive outcome of... ❯❯❯

Wrongful Death Claims 101

As anyone who has lost a loved one knows, the experience is devastating. In addition to the overwhelming grief and emotional toll, the financial implications for survivors can be dire, especially if the deceased was a breadwinner, or if expensive medical treatment was involved in trying to save the person’s life. When a death is directly caused by the carelessness, distraction, or negligence of... ❯❯❯

Factors to Consider While Hiring a Commercial Lawyer

A commercial lawyer is a person who helps the people or clients in their businesses. They protect their business transactions and avoid litigation from many disasters. There are various types of lawyers present, and users need to select the most appropriate and more experienced commercial or business lawyer for them. They assist people or users in their small and large businesses. They play an... ❯❯❯

Explaining the Legal Workings: Are You Familiar with These 7 Stages of Civil Litigation?

There are many stages of civil litigation and you need to know them all so that you can know what to do when you want to seek justice. Often, most people don’t know what to do when they want to seek justice in courts. Don’t worry everything you need to know is covered here. Below are the seven stages of litigation that you need to be familiar with today. Stage One: Investigation You can’t... ❯❯❯

Understanding Personal Injury in California

When you've been injured because of the careless negligence of someone else, you have the right to compensation for any losses you may suffer. The laws regarding personal injury lawsuits vary from state to state, and that can make it difficult to know where you stand. California has specific laws covering personal injury, and being familiar with them them is the first step towards taking charge... ❯❯❯

3 Reasons You Should Always See a Doctor After a Car Accident

It happened: You were in a car accident. Out of nowhere, a pickup truck hit you from behind. Although your car was crushed in places and you smacked into the guardrail, you feel lucky to be alive. In fact, you don’t feel anything other than a bit of discomfort from the airbag's suddenly deploying against your body. Should you just go home and be glad you walked away after exchanging insurance... ❯❯❯

Three best qualities that define a DUI attorney

Legal battles are never easy to fight! Every legal case comes with some complications that should get addressed carefully.  Have you or anyone you know is accused of DUI (Driving Under the Influence)? If yes, then things might go against you or the one you know. It might end up costing your license along with excessive fines. And sometimes, people guilty of DUI also lose out on their job.  Are... ❯❯❯

The Emotional and Psychological Impact of a Traumatic Brain Injury

The term Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can describe a wide range of injuries. At the mild end of the spectrum are concussions of various degrees, and at the more severe end there are cases where the skull is fractured and foreign objects do damage to the brain. Clearly, TBIs can have serious physical effects. However, it’s also important to be aware of the very real emotional and psychological... ❯❯❯

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