Legal Guide

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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 to fair... ❯❯❯

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 after a few... ❯❯❯

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 potential for... ❯❯❯

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

4 Steps to Take If You Are Injured During a Surgical ProcedureSurgical 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 concerns will be... ❯❯❯

Digital Dirt is Helping Lawyers Win In Court

Digital Dirt is Helping Lawyers Win In CourtMany 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 outburst can be... ❯❯❯

Personal Injury While Jaywalking. Who's responsible?

Personal Injury While Jaywalking. Who's responsible?If you’re operating a motor vehicle and hit a pedestrian while they’re jaywalking, it’s possible you’ll be liable for their bodily harm, even though they were illegally jaywalking. The pedestrian’s bodily injury claim may require you to pay for their medical bills now and in the future; their pain and suffering; their psychological anguish; and any wages they’ve lost from work.When you operate a... ❯❯❯

Do You Know What to do if You are in an Accident With a Semi Truck?

Despite the frequency and severity of these crashes, many people do not know what do do in these cases. And that’s usually okay, as long as they know enough to get the best professional help in a semi-truck accident. The main reason these vehicles are involved in so many accidents is their sheer size. A fully-loaded large truck weighs over 40 tons. Furthermore, lobbying groups routinely push... ❯❯❯

Encourage an Elderly Parent to Save Their Estate with Careful Planning

Encourage an Elderly Parent to Save Their Estate with Careful PlanningMaking a plan for an estate is important to safeguard one’s assets and also these must be appropriately distributed. For most of the children, determining the needs of a disabled person appears to be a stressful task. As such, making a will becomes important while your parent is able to express their wishes. The procedure to encourage someone to start planning of their will might not be simple.... ❯❯❯

Freak Accidents - Are You Covered by Your Insurance Policy?

Freak Accidents - Are You Covered by Your Insurance Policy?Freak accidents are a complex legal area since they aren’t standard. If it occurs at work, is it workers’ compensation, personal injury or something else? If there is a freak accident at your home, is it covered by homeowner’s insurance, liability insurance or something else? If a freak accident ends with a casualty, your life insurance may pay out, but so might other types of insurance. When... ❯❯❯

5 Sobering Facts about Drunk Driving

5 Sobering Facts about Drunk DrivingIt’s really convenient driving yourself out if you’re too far from a place or if you know that there won’t be much of a choice to travel out because you’re unsure what time a party will end. Saturday couldn’t be more rewarding after burning yourself out in work and together with a bottle of beer or two, you can at least have fun for a while. However, the bottom line of drink driving is not the... ❯❯❯

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