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Differences Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Lawsuit

Differences Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Lawsuit

There are several major differences between a personal injury claim and a personal injury lawsuit. A personal injury claim may lead to a lawsuit but a variety of factors could prevent it from going to trial. Common deciding factors include: Did the accident result in a fatality? If yes, the … Continue reading

How to Talk to Your Insurance Company After an Accident

How to Talk to Your Insurance Company After an Accident

After a car accident, it is imperative to contact your auto insurance carrier and let them know what has happened. However, did you know you are only obligated to let them know that the accident happened? You do not have to immediately work out the details with your insurance company? … Continue reading

What is Whiplash?

What is Whiplash?

Whiplash: you hear it talked about with every car accident. Also referred to as a hyperextension or hyperflexion injury, whiplash is a soft tissue injury to the neck similar to a sprain. Whiplash is common after vehicle accidents when someone is hit from behind, but can happen in any type … Continue reading

If You Have Been Injured by Another’s Crime

If You Have Been Injured by Another’s Crime

If you are injured, either personally or financially, by another’s crime, you should know what to expect from the criminal justice system.  You also should look after your rights by speaking with a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. The criminal justice system is designed to protect society first … Continue reading

What if I’m Partially at Fault in a Trucking Accident?

What if I’m Partially at Fault in a Trucking Accident?

If you have been involved in a trucking accident, you may find yourself asking: What if I’m Partially at Fault in a Trucking Accident? Sometimes accidents aren’t only one driver’s fault, and some fault will be split between each of the drivers. For example, imagine you were involved in a … Continue reading

What happens to my child custody case when I move to a different state?

What happens to my child custody case when I move to a different state?

Custody and visitation guidelines may be different in Arkansas vs. Louisiana, and child support calculations may be different in Texas vs. Arkansas.  So which state’s law will govern the custody rules in your case?  The answer lies in the uniform act adopted by all states titled the Uniform Child Custody … Continue reading

Vision impairment caused by work conditions: do I have a case?

Vision impairment caused by work conditions: do I have a case?

Workers covered under the Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Act can claim worker’s compensation benefits for eye injuries. However, there are distinct procedural differences between bringing forward a claim for compensation for an impairment to the eye(s) and for impairments to other body parts. First and foremost, eye injuries are distinct given … Continue reading

Who is Liable When an Amtrak Train Derails?

Who is Liable When an Amtrak Train Derails?

Filing a personal injury claim resulting from a train derailment can be a long and frustrating experience. These claims depend on the material factors of the incident, and the severity of injuries sustained in the wreck. Train accidents are unique in many aspects, and the rules that traditionally apply in … Continue reading

Selecting a Legal Entity for Your Business: Part One: The Sole Proprietorship

Selecting a Legal Entity for Your Business: Part One: The Sole Proprietorship

When starting or expanding a business, you should make a strategic decision about which form of business entity to use.  As a business lawyer Memphis, TN trusts, we can help guide you in selecting the most advantageous form of legal business entity. The decision involves legal counseling on many practical and legal … Continue reading

How Can Your Law Firm Benefit from PR Services?

How Can Your Law Firm Benefit from PR Services?

The typical lawyer naturally focuses the majority of his or her attention on representing clients. As such, lawyers and law firms routinely do not spend enough time addressing the business of practicing law. It can be difficult for a law firm to spend enough time and energy dealing with matters … Continue reading