Legal Guide

Legal Guide (Page 4)

Damages That Can Be Recovered After an Augusta Car Accident

Source There are many potential implications when you are involved in a car accident. You could be injured, which can affect your work and daily life. There might be medical bills resulting from your injuries, or you might need to take time away from work while recovering. If someone else was at fault for the accident, you may recover compensation for your losses through a personal injury... ❯❯❯

Car Accidents and How to Get Witnesses in Court

Source A significant part of the legal process is reaching out to witnesses at the crash scene and asking them to testify. By calling on family members, friends, and other people who saw the car accident, you can help gather more evidence to support your case. Witnesses are important in court cases because they provide the jury with an unbiased account of what happened in the accident.... ❯❯❯

Types of Construction Accidents and Their Average Settlements in Court

Types of Construction Accidents and Their Average Settlements in Court Photo by Kateryna Babaieva on Pexels Putting project timelines and budgets ahead of expert safety is a major cause of construction site disasters. If you or a family member has been seriously hurt on the job, you may be wondering how much construction accident settlements pay. The value of a claim varies depending on the... ❯❯❯

The Damages Involved in a Motorcycle Accident

Photo by Roberto Nickson on Pexels When riding on a motorcycle, you must be aware of the risks involved and the potential dangers. Unfortunately, even if motorcycles are powerful vehicles, they don’t feature the protection and safety cars enjoy. For this reason, motorcycle accidents result in tremendous material damage, riders’ injuries, and, unfortunately, fatalities. Motorcycle... ❯❯❯

How Personal Injury Lawyers Build Your Case in Court

Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels A personal injury lawyer provides legal representation to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, company, government agency, or any other entity. Potential clients include people who have been hurt in car accidents, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, medical... ❯❯❯

6 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect You Probably Didn't Know

Source All too often, people place their elderly relatives in nursing homes, hoping they receive better care and more support. The assumption is that residents would be well cared for by the staff, but sadly, this is not always the case. The elderly can get physically neglected and sometimes even abused. The signs are sometimes hard to see; however, they are there if you know where to look. If... ❯❯❯

5 Most Common White Collar Crimes to Be Aware of Today

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels When people consider “crime” or “felony,” they often think of violent crimes, such as theft, assault, murder, etc. However, many defense lawyers all over the country deal with nonviolent crimes known as white-collar crimes. This group of criminal activities refers to any nonviolent crime committed for financial gain. While there can... ❯❯❯

Types of Complications Following a Hernia Mesh Medical Procedure

Photo by Zakir Rushanly on Pexels If you are one of the thousands of people who have had a hernia mesh medical procedure, you may be wondering what types of complications could occur. Hernia mesh medical procedures are often very successful, but there is always a risk for complications, as with any surgery. What is a Hernia Mesh Medical Procedure? A hernia mesh medical procedure is surgery to... ❯❯❯

Can I Be Charged for Admitting to Drink Driving?

If you’re pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), you can be charged for admitting to the offense. Remember, your admission, albeit accidental, can be used against you. Plus, your spontaneous excuses in defence of yourself may not help.  While it’s advisable to stay calm and not say anything, we all know that’s not how it always plays out -... ❯❯❯

Steps to Take After a Sports Injury

Everyone should be doing sport, at least occasionally. It’s not only a lot of fun and a great way to get the exercise you need to live a long and healthy life. However, they come with risks. If you play sport for long enough, whether that’s gymnastics, rugby, or surfing, then an injury becomes increasingly likely. What would you do if you got injured and believed you were entitled to... ❯❯❯