3 Timing Issues To Be Aware Of When Settling A Car Accident Case

Posted on: 7 November 2018

Car accidents happen a lot and often leave people with minor or major injuries. When a person is injured from an accident, he or she may have the right to ask the other party for money to settle the case. If you are in this position and do not know when you should file a case against the other person, you will need to know about these three important timing issues. [Read More]

Terminated for Being under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs at Work? Here Are Some Defenses

Posted on: 3 October 2018

Employees have a responsibility to show up at work being of sound mind, which means that if you present yourself at your place of work and are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you can expect some consequences. While some companies may issue a warning or suspension of their employee who breaks the employee code of conduct in this manner, others will outright terminate him or her. If you've been on the receiving end of a termination for allegedly being under the influence, but you believe that you were wrongfully dismissed, hire a wrongful termination attorney. [Read More]

What A Civil Litigation Attorney Can Do For You

Posted on: 3 September 2018

Civil litigation covers a broad spectrum of legal situations, including breaches of contract, disputes between individuals and organization, family law issues and even landlord and tenant problems. Litigators as a group intend to represent their clients in negotiations, hearings, mediation and trials related to non-criminal matters, almost always civil torts. In most instances, the goal is to obtain compensation for the client or to fight off efforts to get compensation from them. [Read More]

Is It True That Gossip Can Be Used Against You In Court?

Posted on: 26 July 2018

The court system bans the use of hearsay (i.e., secondhand testimony) because the actual witness to the event (not the person relaying the gossip) is typically not available for examination by the jury or defense attorney. Although you can often get testimony based on hearsay thrown out of court for this reason, here are three times when it will be allowed by the judge and can used against you in court. [Read More]