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       Aug 20, 2014

Man Receives $19.1 Million After Automobile Accident
A jury in Philadelphia has awarded a Pennsylvania man $19.1 million following the loss of his leg after he was hit by another vehicle while assisting with a car crash. The man had been a passenger in a vehicle operated by his friend when his friend collided with another vehicle at 2 in the morning....
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Details Emerge on Paul Walker Automobile Accident
Paul Walker, the American Actor who starred in action film The Fast and the Furious was killed in a car accident on November 30, 2013. Walker's friend and financial adviser, Roger Rodas, had been driving a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT when it lost control, crashing into both a tree and a light pole...
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Judge Allows Kodak to Escape Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
With the help of bankruptcy lawyers, popular photography company Eastman Kodak has received approval to leave bankruptcy. Kodak had recently filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy after continuous major falls in profits...
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Plane Crash Death in a Learjet 35 off Coast of Ft Lauderdale FL Being Investigated
Private Plane Crashes Near Fort Lauderdale, Two Killed – Two Missing. A small, Mexican-registered private plane crashed off the coast of South Florida after departing from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Intl. Airport...
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A Dump Truck and Tractor-Trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike Were Involved in a Jackknife Accident
Tractor-trailer traveling southbound on the New Jersey turnpike were involved in a jackknife accident resulting in neck and back injuries for both drivers and even an air lift ambulance...
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What is an Appeal?
An Appeal is the bringing of a case to a higher court. An appellate court is a court that hears cases on appeal from another court. Depending on the particular legal rules that apply to each circumstance, a party to a court case who is unhappy with the result might be able to challenge that result in an appellate court on specific grounds. These grounds typically could include errors of law, fact, or procedure (in the United States, due process)...
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What are Miranda Rights?
Miranda Rights state that confessions are inadmissible in a criminal prosecution if the police do not advise the suspect in ...
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What does OUI stand for?
An acronym for operating under the influence, used in only three states, Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The "operating" distinction encompasses more than just driving the vehicle...
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Probate Court is what?
The court that handles conservatorships, guardianships, wills, estates, and commitment of mentally ill persons. The court also has jurisdiction over matters involving minors, usually through a juvenile division...
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Does Drowsey Driving exist?
Sleep deprived driving is the operation of a motor vehicle while being cognitively impaired by a lack of sleep. Sleep deprivation is a major cause of motor vehicle accidents, and it can impair the human brain as much as alcohol can
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What is order to show cause?
Order to show cause is a court order requiring to appear and show cause why the court should not take a particular course of action. If the party fails to appear or to give sufficient reasons why the court should take no action, the court will take the action. In criminal cases, the defendant must show why probation should not be revoked.
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What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Help With?

Some injury lawyers help people with catastrophic injuries. Injury lawyers that are experienced in representing catastrophic injuries include things such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, eye injuries, neurological disorders, severe burns, accidental amputation, and multiple fractures. Victims of catastrophic injuries may suffer from a loss of movement or sensation. They may lose their ability to communicate or have impaired cognitive abilities. The catastrophic injury may adversely impact the victim's respiration or circulation. Other body systems such as the gastrointestinal system and the urinary system may also be negatively affected by these injuries.

Have you been injured due to someone else's negligence?, Contact a Personal Injury Attorney Today ! Get professional help, consult with a local experienced Personal Injury Lawyer to discuss your case. The sooner, the better.

Catastrophic Injuries

Managing catastrophic injuries can be complicated and require the assistance of a multitude of healthcare professionals. Victims may require the services of healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, counselors, and therapists. The long-term costs of services such as these can be astronomical, and most victims are not financially prepared to meet these expenses. A catastrophic injuries attorney can help victims ensure they receive the monetary damages they deserve.

Accidents can be caused by anyone and any million ways, but the following car accident at fault reasons and groups cause most of the accidents on the roads. All injuries small or large should be taken up with an.... Read More >

Slip and Fall

You must read this if you have an injury from a slip and fall. First off, if you have fallen, slipped or tripped in any type of public or commercial place it is very important to file an injury or accident report. If you have not try to do so immediately while the injury event is fresh in your mind and others. Call the location where your injury happened and talk to a manager to file a report have the manager send you a copy of the report. If it was a shopping mall, major store or restaurant, make sure to go back and talk to the manager if you can or a staff on duty to get a detailed incident report recorded and a copy for future claim.

Were you or a loved one injured in a slip and fall accident? Contact a personal injury lawyer today!

Slip and fall cases can happen almost anywhere and for a number of various reasons, including but not limited to:

Criminal Defense Lawyer Explained

To better understand the importance of criminal defense and its vital role in the criminal justice system, a criminal defense overview may be helpful. According to the 5th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, "...it is unlawful for an individual to be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law...." The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution further emphasizes this point, and adds that states cannot "deny any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws." 

Classifications of Crimes

Violations of the law are classified into one of two categories: misdemeanor or felony. These crimes are further categorized into level or degrees based on the severity of the offense. The level or degree of the crime may vary by jurisdiction. Felony offenses will be classified as Class 1 through Class 6, and misdemeanor offenses will be classified as Class 1 through Class 4. Class 1 offenses are the most severe and carry the harshest penalties. For example, a Class 1 felony offense carries with it the punishment of life imprisonment, fines up to $100,000, or death... Read More >

Have you been charged with a Criminal Offense?, Contact a Criminal Defense Attorney Today ! Get professional help, consult with a local experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer to discuss your case. The sooner, the better.



 

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