Legal Guide

Legal Guide (Page 67)

When Can You Sue for a Burn Injury?

Without a doubt, burn injuries can be very serious and quite painful for victims. There are four categories of burns. A first degree occurs on the first layer of the dermis. It can cause redness, swelling and blisters. Typically, first degree burns heal within just a few days. A second degree occurs to the second layer of the skin. This too can cause redness, swelling and blisters. Usually, a... ❯❯❯

Steps to Take if Your Back Injury at Work is Caused by Negligence

A back injury can be one of the most excruciating ways to get hurt on the job. It is crucial to take the right steps and follow all instructions and rules of the company, doctors, and lawyers involved. Being in pain can cause one to forget many steps in the legal realm. A person working for a company should have their legal team back them up for situations dealing with injuries because the... ❯❯❯

How Do I Know What My Accident Is Worth?

A major traffic accident is traumatic especially if you had more than minor injuries. A big insurance company may pressure you to close your case, but you may be entitled to more compensation than they would like to pay. Call the Hanna Personal Injury law firm and let us help determine the value of your claim. With us on your side, you will not have to face big insurance companies alone, and... ❯❯❯

Dangers of Working at a Refinery

Working in an oil refinery is a dangerous job, and all workers should always stay alert at all times. Many jobs are dangerous, and only the people who work around the oil industry know the dangers they face every day. Refineries have hazards that can change a person's life in the blink of an eye. Since oil is flammable and can burn for extended periods, burn hazards should always be on the lookout... ❯❯❯

Common Reasons Workers' Comp Claims Are Denied

While most people are able to get through their workdays safely and without any issues, accidents do happen from time to time. In some cases, these accidents could lead to injuries that will result in long-lasting pain, medical bills and the inability to return to work. If this does occur to you at work, you should be entitled to financial support through workers compensation insurance provided by... ❯❯❯

When Should I Hire a Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

Medical malpractice causes a great deal of harm. In the United States alone, some 250,000 patients die each year from medical malpractice mistakes. This number puts medical error as the third most common cause of death in the U.S. As a result of its prevalence, most medical providers have some form of medical malpractice insurance. Medical malpractice insurance works just like car insurance: it... ❯❯❯

Finding The Best DUI Lawyer For Your Case

Driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is considered a crime in every state therefore it’s tried in criminal courts. Before your DUI case is heard in criminal court you have a few decisions to make concerning your representation. Will you represent yourself, go with a court-appointed attorney, or choose a private DUI attorney? DUI law is ever-changing and can be complicated for... ❯❯❯

Trust & Wills

According to the Business Dictionary, the definition of a trust is "Legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the right to manage the trustor's assets or property for the benefit of a third party (the beneficiary)." While you have the option of executing several types of trusts, all trusts are generally a system with three-party ownership... ❯❯❯

How To Hire The Right Divorce Attorney

Are you looking for a new divorce attorney? If so here are some good tips Finding The Right Divorce Lawyer Not everyone appreciates just how close an attorney-client relationship often is, and this is especially true when it comes to divorce matters. To truly safeguard the interests of you and your minor kids, an attorney must be made privy to highly personal information about your life. You... ❯❯❯

How much should you pay when you get legal funding?

Lawsuit funding, also known as ‘lawsuit loans’ (even though it is not considered a loan at all) is an increasingly popular form of micro finance that allows victims of personal injury accidents to access a small part of their future settlement. Typical legal funding for consumers starts at rates around 50-75% per year on average, with some companies charging much more, and some, less.... ❯❯❯