Back To School Injuries: Do You Have A Case?

As children flood the halls of schools for a new year of learning, it's inevitable that some type of injury will occur. If a child does get injured on school grounds, the type of injury could delay their learning, cause them to miss a lot of school, and require extensive rehabilitation. In cases like this, it's a good idea to consult a personal injury lawyer. Most lawyers will take in anyone for a free consultation meeting to see if it's worth it to move forward with the case. Read More 

What Happens When Your Child’s Other Parent Becomes Disabled After Divorce?

Divorce can be financially and emotionally stressful for both parties involved, regardless of the cause. Splitting from a single household into two can bring with it a number of additional costs -- and even with regular child support payments, it can be difficult to maintain the same standard of living you had before if you're the primary custodial parent. If your child's other parent becomes disabled after your divorce, what will happen to your child support agreement? Read More 

Delayed Diagnosis: When Honest Mistakes Become Legal Matters

As a patient, you trust your doctor to provide timely, accurate help for your medical issues. However, since you're not a medical professional, you often have to rely on the opinion and expertise of your doctor to know when you need help. That means if your doctor either takes too long to diagnose an issue or misses it entirely, they could be guilty of medical malpractice. Even in today's high tech medical environment, delayed diagnosis impacts a large number of people every year. Read More 

What Should You Know About Your Underwater Mortgage And Bankruptcy?

If you're one of the nearly 10 million Americans whose home lost so much value during the Great Recession it's still worth less than you owe, you may be considering one of several options to help you free yourself from this burden. You may not want the credit hit (and black mark against you as a future renter) that could come from a strategic default on your mortgage, and may not have the funds to buy your way back to zero equity in order to sell your home. Read More 

Can Anyone Enter A “Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity” Plea?

Nearly everyone has heard of cases where violent criminals have pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity and presumably avoided the consequences of their actions.  Many assume that means all the defendant needs to do is claim he is insane, act weird during the trial and walk away without a sentence. This causes many people to ask, "Can anyone claim temporary insanity to avoid the consequences of a crime?" Technically, you could make the plea, but it will likely take more than a few shenanigans in court to convince the judge  Read More