Personal Injury

9 Things You Should Know About a Free Lawyer Consultation

Most lawyers offer a free consultation to potential clients who are in the process of seeking legal representation. These meetings are mutually beneficial. Lawyers have an opportunity to share information about themselves and win a client’s confidence, and clients have an opportunity to “interview” the lawyer, talk about their situation, and get some initial advice…. read more

Six Signs You’ve Hired a Bad Attorney & Tips to Help You Choose the Right One in the Future

When life throws a curveball – like a car accident or slip and fall – it is helpful to have an experienced, competent attorney on your side. Having a great attorney means peace of mind in stressful situations. Having a bad attorney makes an already stressful situation worse. But evaluating your working relationship with your… read more

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers in Texas?

When a person decides to take legal action against another—like filing a lawsuit after getting hurt in a car accident—they are required by law to notify the other party promptly. Each state has various rules and regulations that govern this process.  Some of those rules include: In Texas, a process server needs to be certified… read more

How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

How do you place a value on the pain and suffering caused by a negligent driver or a medical error? Is there enough money to compensate an accident victim for the suffering caused by an injury that was not the victim’s fault? The answer is no, but a monetary award is the only way the… read more

My Attorney Screwed Up My Case…What Are My Rights?

One of the most important decisions you make about any legal proceeding is who will represent you. The lawyer you choose is meant to be your advocate before the court and provide you with competent legal advice. While the overwhelming majority of lawyers give a good faith effort in promoting and defending their clients’ interests,… read more

Should I Cash the Check My Insurance Company Sent Me?

It can be very exciting when you get a check from your insurance company in the mail. Your initial reaction will no doubt be to cash or deposit the check and put the entire ordeal in the win column. You hear people complaining about insurance companies all the time, right? But in your case, it… read more

Can You Sue if Your Tattoo Gets Infected?

Pain, swelling, and redness are all natural parts of the healing process for tattoos, and infections are not uncommon. However, if your tattoo becomes severely infected, you may be entitled to damages for the pain and complications you endure. Whether or not you can sue for a tattoo infection depends on which party is at… read more

7 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney can be one of the best things you can do after being injured in an accident. Even if the accident seems straightforward and relatively minor, a skilled personal injury lawyer may be able to obtain financial compensation from a number of sources.  However, not hiring the right personal injury… read more

What are the Highest-Paid Types of Lawyers?

The fact is that the average salary for lawyers in American depends on many factors. A critical factor in determining annual salary is the attorney’s geographical location. Attorneys earn an average of $94,446 per year, according to Indeed. However, that is just one source. The American Bar Association (ABA) states that attorneys earn an average… read more

Four Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

One of the first steps to filing a claim is finding a lawyer to represent you. However, a personal injury attorney can decide to not represent you even if you have a good case. When you first meet with them, they are interviewing you as much as you are interviewing them. They will listen to… read more