What Does Negligence Really Encompass?

What Does Negligence Really Encompass? Negligence is among the most essential concepts used in personal injury cases. In fact, it is so crucial that most of the effort put forth by lawyers in personal injury lawsuits involves verifying that the defendant’s behavior was a case of negligence. If a plaintiff and his or her attorney […]

How Do Your Rights Change When Convicted of a Felony?

How Do Your Rights Change When Convicted of a Felony? The punishment inflicted on convicted felons lasts long after their prison sentences or parole periods are over, and involves the loss of many rights upon their release, at times permanently, while other times, it is temporary. The laws by which felons’ rights are taken away […]

Can DUI Convictions Impact Alternate Licensing?

Can DUI Convictions Impact Alternate Licensing? Professionals from daycare workers to physicians are required to have a license to practice. In many instances, when a person has a professional license, they have to report any criminal convictions they receive to their supervising board. A criminal conviction may result in a temporary suspension of a professional […]

How Motorcycle Accidents Differ from Car Accidents According to the Law

How Motorcycle Accidents Differ from Car Accidents According to the Law While motorcycle accidents make up a much smaller fraction of total accidents in Georgia than those involving cars or trucks, injury and death rates from motorcycle accidents are higher. In addition, motorcycle collisions are more apt to involve other negative factors such as alcohol […]

Things to Keep in Mind If You Believe You Have a Medical Malpractice Case

Things to Keep in Mind If You Believe You Have a Medical Malpractice Case Unfortunately, medical malpractice occurs more frequently than you may have first thought. Because of this, it is important to be aware of what you need to do if you are ever a victim of it. The following outlines some of the […]

A Criminal Defense Attorney’s Presence Can Reduce Consequences in Many Criminal Cases

A Criminal Defense Attorney’s Presence Can Reduce Consequences in Many Criminal Cases If you have been charged with a crime, you will want to hire a criminal defense attorney. As criminal law is so complex, it is important to work with an experienced attorney. You certainly do not want to look back on your case […]

Why It Is Vital to Never Speak Without Your Attorney Present

Why It Is Vital to Never Speak Without Your Attorney Present The military adage “loose lips sink ships” applies as well to legal proceedings. Virtually everything that a plaintiff or defendant says or does can be used by the opposing counsel to weaken the credibility of testimony or lead to severe legal repercussions such as […]

Information to Exchange – And Not to Exchange – After an Injury

Information to Exchange – And Not to Exchange – After an Injury A vehicular accident is a traumatic and unsettling experience. Immediately after the accident, the parties involved will most likely be in powerfully emotional states, which may cloud judgment and flare up tempers. However, it is essential for legal purposes that the parties involved […]

Is It Possible to Discharge Holiday Credit Card Bills in Bankruptcy?

Is It Possible to Discharge Holiday Credit Card Bills in Bankruptcy? The holidays are a time of indulgence and frivolity, in addition to gift-giving. Many people overspend during the holidays, because they want to buy more gifts for their family and friends. However, with the coronavirus, extra bills and job losses after the holidays, you […]

Filing Bankruptcy in the Time of COVID-19

Filing Bankruptcy in the Time of COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has upended a lot of families during the last year. Nearly 350,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19, and over 20 million people have been infected. The unemployment numbers are staggering as well. If you have reached a point in your financial […]