Most personal injury cases settle outside the courtroom, and with good reason. Here are four reasons it's best to pursue a settlement outside the courtroom:
1. You Avoid the Costs of Litigation
A litigated injury case incurs more costs than a similar injury that is settled outside the courtroom. The main reason for this is that there are many costs that you incur only after you file a lawsuit. Settling your case outside the courtroom will help you avoid such costs.
When judges award alimony—also called spousal support—they look at a variety of factors to determine if alimony is warranted and the amount that should be paid. One of those factors is the length of the marriage. The majority of the time, a judge will only order alimony when the couple has been married for a long time (e.g. a decade or more). However, even if you were only married for a few years, it may still be possible to get alimony from your spouse.
As a motorcycle rider, you may be at a higher risk for having an accident and suffering serious injuries than if you were driving a car. Unfortunately, the stigma surrounding motorcyclists as being unsafe on the road can make your case more difficult to prove when you are not at fault. There are several precautions you can take to reduce your risk of serious injury and to improve the chances of proving your case when you are not at fault.
Spring break is here. Time for your college students to head out and have some fun. While they're out having fun, it's important to remember that injuries can happen anywhere. Whether they're staying in town or heading to an exotic location, spring break injuries can take the fun out of their vacation. Here are four common spring break injuries you should be aware of.
Spring break is the time of year when many college students head out of town to unwind and have some fun.
Whether or not you are stopped for a DUI generally depends on other factors other than your drunkenness. Unless you are totally drunk and driving erratically, the police have no way of knowing that you are drunk. In many cases, people get pulled over for other reasons and the issue of DUI only comes to play when the police officer suspects it (for example if your breath smells of alcohol). Here are some of the factors that increase your chances of getting pulled over: