If you recently lost a loved one, then a wrongful death lawsuit might be on your mind. Such a lawsuit is an excellent way of getting the compensation that you might sorely need, so it is certainly an option to seriously consider. However, lawsuit rules can vary dramatically from state to state, which means that you need to familiarize yourself with exactly how your state treats lawsuits. To help you out with that, here are some of the key laws to consider when it comes to filing a wrongful death lawsuit in Oregon:
23 February 2016
Many people enjoy heading out on the open road and riding their motorcycle. As fun as it is, you also have to exercise caution to make sure you are safe and secure when riding. Even though you do everything you can on your end, you cannot control what everyone else is going to do. Motorcycle accidents happen more often than you might think. In the event you were injured in an accident, you need to make sure you seek help from an attorney and a licensed medical practitioner.
10 February 2016
If a delivery truck driver strikes you as you cross the road in a designated crosswalk, contact a truck accident lawyer for help. The driver may be negligent and responsible for your injuries. Crosswalks are designed to protect pedestrians as they cross from one side of the street to another. However, some drivers refuse to yield to the signs or speed up to cross in front of pedestrians anyway. The careless driving tactics can lead to dangerous situations and injuries for pedestrians.
26 January 2016
No one ever expects to be injured in an auto or workplace accident. They just happen. Oftentimes, when you least expect them to. Being injured takes a lot out of a person. You end up having to deal with the insurance company to try and recover your damages and your doctor to come up with a treatment plan to overcome your injuries. It seems like one thing after another. Because of all the chaos and stress, many people end up making mistakes that jeopardize their settlement and cause them to lose out.
14 January 2016
Being the victim of another's negligence can result in devastating injuries, sometimes causing damages that result in a permanent disability. If you have been injured or become ill and failed to file a claim for damages in a timely manner, you should know that it might not be too late. Even though every state has a statute of limitations rule in place for personal injury cases, there are several major exceptions.
31 December 2015
If you're applying for disability, you may think it is as simple as submitting your application with supporting documents and getting approved. However, the reality of the situation may not be as cut-and-dried, since approximately 70% of applicants are denied the first time. That's why it is so important to have a social security disability attorney on your side. Learning more about the benefits of working with one of these legal professionals can help you determine if you need their assistance with your case.
17 December 2015
Did you qualify for an apartment and get denied simply because you are Hispanic? It might be in your best interest to hire a Hispanic attorney to find out if you can open a discrimination case. Discover below what a Hispanic attorney can do to help you get justice for being wrongfully denied an apartment that you qualified for. What Can an Attorney Do for a Victim of Race Discrimination?
9 December 2015
As society becomes more dependent upon their computer systems, fears arise over the security of the public utilities and banking systems. However, if terrorists and other miscreants want to cause widespread disruption and fear among the general public, they need to look no further than the millions of autos on the road each day in the United States. How can a car's computer system be used to cause an accident?
20 November 2015
Motorcycle laws can vary dramatically from state to state, so if you're a biker that likes to travel to motorcycle rallies and events throughout the country, it's important to keep up with the changing laws in any state that you may be traveling two or through. Failing to obey the local laws can be costly – not only could you wind up with a ticket, but in the event of an accident, failure to obey the traffic laws could damages your chances of a successful lawsuit.
11 November 2015
What can you do if your neighbor has put a camera on a drone and is flying it over your property to take a peek at what you're doing? Is there anything you can do to stop the invasion of your privacy? Since it's estimated that 7,500 drones could be flying the skies by 2018, this could become a serious issue. First of all, don't shoot. No matter how you feel about the situation, don't resort to shooting at a drone that's flying overhead, even if you're sure that it is on your property.
28 October 2015