Is Involuntary Intoxication A Good Defense Against A DUI Charge?

18 December 2014
 Categories: Law, Articles

As strange as it may sound, sometimes people become intoxicated through no fault of their own. For example, a Maryland student was recently charged for giving his teacher part of a brownie that had been baked with marijuana and did not notify the person of this fact. If she had drove while under the influence, she could have been charged with a DUI. However, involuntary intoxication is a complete defense against DUI and DWI charges. Read More 

Avoid Being Scammed By A Staged Car Crash With These 4 Tips

12 December 2014
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Not every accident is really an accident. Sometimes car accidents happen because one driver purposely maneuvers another driver into hitting them – sometimes with the help of a third car. These staged accidents are a form of insurance fraud, and they can have serious consequences for their victims, including injuries, property damage, a blemished driving record, and higher insurance premiums. It's best to avoid being targeted for these scams at all, if you can manage it. Read More 

3 Things You Need To Know When Pursuing A Personal Injury Claim

10 December 2014
 Categories: Law, Articles

Personal injuries are often distressing, particularly in regard to medical costs for treatment. Fortunately, you can seek compensation for your injuries by filing a personal injury claim. Of course, winning a personal injury claim is easier said than done. Fortunately, there are a few facts that can make your chances of winning a claim more likely. Out of Court Settlements If you are like most other victims of personal injury, you are likely worried what it will cost you to hire a lawyer for your claim. Read More 

4 Winter Accidents You Could Experience That Should Be Handled By An Attorney

8 December 2014
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Winter doesn't just bring ice and snow, it also brings a great deal of personal injury claims to attorneys all over Chicago. You may not realize that you could benefit from seeing a personal injury attorney after one of these accidents, but you might be missing out on compensation that you are entitled to. Here are four winter accidents that you could experience that should be handled by your personal injury attorney. Read More 

4 Tips For Handling Children On Holidays During A Divorce

2 December 2014
 Categories: Law, Articles

A divorce between a couple often involves more than just the husband and wife. The children are a large factor and one of the main reasons to seek a family law attorney. If the separation is occurring during the holidays, the stress can increase and dramatically affect the children. To help make things go as smoothly as possible, there are four key tips to follow. When going through anything emotional like this, it's important to take a step back, look at the big picture, and process everything from other people's perspectives. Read More