Know Your Rights as a Tenant in California

A Few Simple Things That Can Affect Your Settlement In A Personal Injury Lawsuit

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When you have been injured in any type of accident, there are a few simple things you may do or not do that will have an effect on how much money you will receive. While you do not want to seem greedy, you should not have your settlement reduced because of a simple mistake you made that had nothing to do with the injuries you received. Failure to Hire a Personal Injury Law Firm Read More»

Pleading Insanity: Why Mental Illness Isn't Enough And How Insanity Is Proven

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While the insanity defense may be one of the better known defense tactics used during criminal trials, it also one of the least common and least successful. It is a rare tactic, because there is much confusion around what it means to be criminally insane, and whether mental illness would qualify as a valid excuse. Why Mental Illness Isn’t Enough If the defendant of a criminal trial has struggled their whole life with a diagnosable mental illness, it may seem obvious that their mental illness contributed to their crime, but that’s not always true. Read More»

Personal Injury Law: 5 Helpful Tips For Filing A Slip And Fall Lawsuit

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If you have slipped and fallen at a store or at work and you are severely injured, you might be able to file a lawsuit. Even if your injuries are not severe, you might still be able to receive medical or monetary compensation for your suffering. Although slip and fall cases are difficult, you can still file and win. Here are five tips to help get you started: 1. Inform the Owner Read More»

So, You Have Skin Cancer...Is Workers' Compensation A Possibility?

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Some people tend to think that working outdoors can be healthier than working indoors. After all, you are getting exercise and fresh air when you’re working outside. Inside, you may be enjoying the cool or warm air depending on the season, but you are likely sitting in a chair all day and staring blankly at a computer. However, working outdoors, especially for an extended period of time, can be dangerous. One of the common things that workers endure is skin cancer. Read More»

2 Signs That You Shouldn't Settle Without Filing A Car Insurance Claim

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In most cases, you will have to deal with an insurance company for compensation for damages and injuries after a car accident, so it is important to hire a lawyer who is experienced in such issues to help you negotiate with the insurer of the at-fault driver and get you a fair amount of compensation. The temptation to dodge the insurance companies and settle directly with the other driver is strong however, especially if it is someone you know and trust, as this could spare you a lot of legal red tape and save you time. Read More»