Whether you've been injured in an auto accident or even physically assaulted at the hands of another, you may be considering filing a personal injury lawsuit to help you recover your medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages stemming from this incident. While personal injury lawsuits are generally handled like other types of tort claims (from product liability lawsuits to wrongful termination), filing a personal injury lawsuit against someone employed by the state or a governmental agency without following proper protocol could lead to the dismissal of your lawsuit.
- There are few situations as scary as waking up after surgery and realizing that an error occurred during that surgery. Some errors, such as damaged nerves, might be immediately recognized once you awake (or the medical team might know about them before you even awake). Other errors, like having left a surgical instrument in the operating site, might become obvious during the healing process. When your surgeon makes an error, it is often fairly easy to file a medical malpractice case.
- Even if you do not have to serve any jail time, having a felony conviction is not something you should take lightly. If you were convicted of a felony, your life will change in many ways and you may not have the privileges you once had. It is important to be aware of how much a felony conviction will affect your life. Here are five consequences of having a felony on your record:
- When you enlist the help of a lawyer in filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy, one of the first questions they're going to ask you is whether or not you owe any back income taxes. How you answer this question could play a big role in the future of your bankruptcy case. Owing income taxes and owing on a substitute for return are two very different things, and if you understand the difference and answer your lawyer accordingly, he or she will be better prepared to help you.
- It's easy to find help for custody battles when going through a divorce, but when it comes to your dog, there isn't much advice to go on. It can be difficult to divorce when both parties involved endure their beloved pooch. If you are trying to figure out who gets the pup, here is what you can do. Don't Think Of Your Pet As Property Most of the time, the courts will immediately consider pets as property.