Question: Should I negotiate with the insurance adjuster myself without the help of an attorney in order to settle a Rhode Island personal injury, slip and fall or automobile / auto / car accident case?
Answers: No. Representing yourself and negotiating with an insurance adjuster is usually not a good idea! Because you are not an attorney and have not handled personal injury matters before, you are often not aware of the full value of your case. The insurance adjuster may take advantage of your ...Read more »
Many students think that a career as lawyer is very exciting and pursue the career without knowing anything about it. It is best to know exactly what the demands of the career are, whether it will be worth pursuing for the particular person, whether the interest will be a sustained one, to become the best in the field. The best thing would be, to first obtain the guidance of a career counselor. The counselor will be able to give you an idea of what the career demands, the opportunities ...Read more »
Ever heard of FACTA? Most of us would say 'No'. Have you heard
that you can get a free credit report? To that we would say,
'Yes'. So you have heard of FACTA. But how does that affect me?
FACTA stands for Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act. The
law went into effect Jan. 1, 2005. FACTA is the law which allows
all Americans access to their credit report once per year. So
what does that have to do with you?
On June 1, 2005, a new provision of FACTA went into effect. It
says that any employer ...Read more »
There are no accounts of when exactly the legal profession flourished. However, history says that long before the Common Era, people depended on individuals who were knowledgeable of their laws to defend their arguments in courts when they got into conflicts with others. These law experts and defenders are those who have emerged today as lawyers or attorneys.
When we speak of laws, it does not necessarily mean that we should only tackle those rules and regulations set by the authorities. ...Read more »
There are several ways to determine the credibility and the effectiveness of a lawyer. One of which depends on the size of their law office. Hence, this article will discuss the different benefits that you may gain from understanding the categories of law firms according to their sizes. Being aware of their differences may help you search out the best services and representations that you need in your particular case.
Sole Legal Practitioner
After passing in the bar exams and meeting the other ...Read more »
What is Personal Injury
A personal injury occurs when a person has suffered some injury. Personal injury can be either physical or psychological. Personal Injury occurs because of two reasons:
* Intentional acts
Personal Injury due to Accident
The most common reasons for personal injury are traffic accidents, accidents at work and accidents in the home. Many of us have got injured because of car accident and other auto accident. Chances are also there that we may suffer ...Read more »
In almost all over the countries across the world, drug
trafficking issues are dealt with and are the most difficult
case to resolve. Every year, the rate of drug abuse cases and
trafficking has been mounting from its number. Be it young or
old, it chooses no one. No matter how heavy punishments were
implemented, still the government found it to be very
impenetrable to stop such case.
The government finds remedy to this matter. Most drug cases
involve the minor entity especially the ...Read more »
The recent withdrawals of the prescription medications Vioxx and
Bextra from the marketplace due to safety concerns has
class-action lawsuits in the news again. What is a class-action
lawsuit? If you have been wronged, can a class-action lawsuit
A class-action lawsuit is one in which a single
law firm or attorney represents a group of individuals who have
been wronged in some common way. The wrong may have come in the
form of physical harm from a commercial product or perhaps in
the ...Read more »
With the population increase and the rapid development of the surrounding area, finding a lawyer in Tampa that suits your particular legal needs can be a time consuming process; however, with all of the choices, finding the right attorney, Tampa Florida is not unlike any other developing city. Lawyers can specialize in anything from divorce court to small claims court to high stakes defense cases. They can cost anything from hundreds of dollars per an hour to prosecuting a case pro bono (or for ...Read more »
When we first speak to a potential client, or concerned family member, we always ask:
o "Is your loved receiving Medicare or Medicaid benefits?"
o "Is your health insurance provided by your employer?"
o "Were you injured on the job?"
These may seem like strange and somewhat irrelevant questions but they are essential for determining whether to file a lawsuit.
If you are sixty-five years old or older, then you are entitled to Medicare insurance coverage through the federal ...Read more »