Why You Should Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney As Soon As You've Been Arrested For A Crime

If you've just been released from jail after a criminal arrest, your head may be spinning with worry over what's going to happen to you. You may have an arraignment date set where you'll be formally charged so you can enter a plea. Before you go before the judge, you should hire a criminal defense attorney. You don't want to do or say anything that results in a worse punishment than you deserve.   Read More...

Tips For Documenting Your Safety Apparel After A Motorcycle Accident

When you've been injured while riding your motorcycle and decided to retain a motorcycle accident attorney and fight for a settlement from the other driver, you have to be prepared for the other driver's attorney to fight back. One way that the attorney will attempt to absolve his or her client from responsibility is to suggest that you were doing something that contributed to the accident. If the police report indicates otherwise, the attorney may then choose to focus on the safety gear that you may or may not have been wearing — arguing that your lack of safety gear was a contributing factor in your injury.   Read More...

Examples Of Your Injury-Caused Emotional Distress Leading To Physical Pain

In a personal injury case, damages from medical expenses and lost earnings are relatively easy to calculate for an experienced attorney. The damages from emotional distress, however, are a little more difficult to calculate. Regardless, emotional distress is a real issue for many people who have gone through some type of injury, and will thus be an important factor in your personal injury case. In fact, your emotional distress may even be causing you to experience physical pain.   Read More...

It's All In Your Head: Getting Social Security Coverage For Mental Conditions

While a physical condition is often to blame when workers cannot work at their jobs, mental issues may afflict more workers than most people believe. There are many different mental conditions covered by Social Security, so read on to find out more about this particular malady and what to expect when seeking benefits. Showing proof You may have a mental condition that plagues you not only at work but in your everyday life, but the Social Security Administration (SSA) must see proof of your condition or you won't be getting approved for monthly benefits.   Read More...

Details To Consider When Negotiating Alimony Payments In Good Faith

During divorce proceedings, there are people who are eligible for alimony payments from their ex-spouse and who adopt the mentality of getting as much money as possible. You may be well within your right to do so, but this can breed a considerable amount of unpleasantness between the two of you, which may be less than ideal if you have children.  If it's clear that your partner will be paying you alimony, you don't necessarily have to try to get an exorbitant sum.   Read More...