If you have been injured or otherwise harmed by a doctor or other healthcare provider, an important part of your medical malpractice suit will be the deposition. This is when you and your lawyer meet up with the doctor's lawyer (and sometimes the doctor) to give testimony under oath. It will not take place in a courtroom, however, and there will be no judge; it is usually held in a meeting room, either at one of the lawyer's firms, or at a town hall or other location.
It's a tragic reality that every year thousands of people are seriously injured in car accidents. If you've suffered disabling injuries as a result of an accident, you may be worried about bills piling up. Fortunately, if you qualify for disability benefits, there's a chance you could get back on your feet financially. Here's what you need to know about filing your claim. The Type Of Injury Affects Your Eligibility
Stress is something many people experience at home and at work, and it can be devastating to your health. While there are ways to control some of the stress in your life, it is not always easy to control the stress you may have from your job, especially if your employer is treating you in ways that are egregious. If this is happening to you and has caused you to have to miss work or get fired from your job, you may have to consult with a personal injury attorney for help.
If you are on the board of a Home Owner's Association, it is your duty to make sure that the rules your association creates, and how they enforce them, are fair and beneficial to the residents of your housing complex. If your rules and regulations have not been updated in awhile, or if you have people with varying levels of ableness living in your complex, it is a good idea to consult an experienced real estate attorney to help you assess the areas where you may be, unknowingly, discriminating against disabled residents.
Getting arrested for a DUI can be costly, even if you don't get convicted. It's important to understand the various costs that are involved when arrested for a DUI, because not paying for them could cause you to be unable to reinstate your driver's license in the future. One thing that many people don't realize is that driver's licensing requirements after a DUI arrest are separate from the criminal court proceedings.