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Important Facts About Car Accident Claims in Arizona

Car accidents are devastating in many respects. Your vehicle is damaged, and you may be hurt as a result. There is also a great deal of uncertainty as to how you go about claiming your accident with the negligent party’s insurance company. Knowing the key facts about car accidents can help you be better prepared in case an unfortunate vehicle crash happens to you. Hiring A Car Accident... [Continue Reading]

5 Proven Tips to Increase Your Chances When Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim

Being injured in an accident of any kind presents a number of problems and most of them create a financial burden. This is why the law allows people to pursue compensation, or damages, from those injured through the negligence of others. While you may have certain rights that allow you to receive compensation, either through an insurance settlement, or a court-ordered award, you also have certain... [Continue Reading]

The Indigenous Incarceration Crisis

In the past century, it’s been well established by statisticians that racial minorities are over-represented in North American prison systems. You’d hope that in the past twenty years, this would have changed a bit, but in fact, the statistics are worse than ever with native North Americans, black people and Latinos making up an increasing portion of prison populations. The native... [Continue Reading]

Other Important Professionals Involved in Criminal Justice

Your attorney works hard to provide you with adequate counsel regarding any criminal charges levied against you, but lawyers aren’t the only professionals who can work in your corner. In fact, in major criminal cases, you are likely to have an entire criminal justice team assembled to find evidence and argue your case. Though attorneys might be the rock stars of criminal justice, there... [Continue Reading]

How Your Statements Can Be Used Against You In Court

If you’ve lived all your life in a democracy based on the rule of law, chances are you walk around believing you can legally say anything you want. For the most part, this is true, especially in a country like the United States where citizens are protected by the First Amendment. But it’s important to understand that even in places with free speech laws, statements someone makes can... [Continue Reading]

The Underlying Cause: 4 Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents That Can Lead to Lasting Consequences

The force and weight involved in truck accidents cause extensive injuries. The average car weighs around 4,000lbs, but a truck can often weight in excess of 80,000lbs. This excess weight turns trucks into a destructive force when they collide with other vehicles. Understanding the reasons why truck accidents occur is essential for bringing the numbers down. For truck drivers, this is particularly... [Continue Reading]

U.S. Criminal Justice Simplified: 3 Examples of Felonies and How to Classify Them

The criminal justice system in the U.S. can seem a bit complicated for someone who is not well versed in the law. When a crime is committed, there could be a difference in how it is categorized based on such factors as what the intent of the criminal was, whether there was in fact intent of a criminal nature, or whether a crime was committed due to negligence. If something was stolen, the... [Continue Reading]

Have You Had an Auto Accident in the State of Florida? Take These Steps Immediately

No-one plans to be in a car accident. Even a minor collision can be a scary experience and most people do everything they can to avoid one. Avoiding one may be difficult though, with Florida having 395,785 auto accidents in 2016 alone. Even though you can’t plan when you are going to be involved in an accident, you can take the necessary precautions and steps to avoid or overcome any bad... [Continue Reading]

Know the basics of claiming worker compensation in Australia

If you are planning to work anywhere in Western Australia, then you will have to be well equipped with a precise idea of the workers' compensation rules and policies there. That’s because accidental injuries during work, injuries due to someone, some machine, the management or other factors at fault, are unfortunate incidents and yet not uncommon. Knowing your rights as the worker, so that... [Continue Reading]

Bankruptcy Attorney:  Roles and responsibilities that you can expect

Simply put, it’s difficult to understand bankruptcy at one go. You need to commit to some crucial decisions well ahead of time you start filing till your debts get discharged. That’s when bankruptcy ends. It’s only with the help of an attorney who concentrates in the field of bankruptcy and has much experience can you walk through the complicated maze of procedures, paperwork,... [Continue Reading]