You probably know that you can represent yourself when pursuing personal injury damages. If you have a personal injury case, however, you might wonder whether to go it alone or hire a lawyer. Below are some of the circumstances in which hiring a lawyer is a smart decision.
Extensive or serious injuries often trigger expensive losses. If your injuries are extreme, your pain and suffering will be extreme, you will lose a lot of income, and your treatment costs will be expensive.
The use of alcohol causes many injuries every day, but there are also scenarios in which someone has consumed alcohol and been injured — but doesn't feel as though the injury was related to drinking. If you decide to pursue legal action against a negligent party after your injury, the topic of alcohol will certainly come up. This topic can prove to be challenging, as your attorney will need to argue that the alcohol in your system didn't contribute to your accident.
Being pulled over by the police on suspicion of drunk driving can be frustrating to deal with. However, it's important to handle the situation in an orderly and thoughtful manner. Let's look at how to respond when you've been pulled over for a potential DWI:
Pull Over in a Safe Spot
When you see police lights go on, try to find a spot alongside the road that will be safe for both you and the cop.
There are various forms of alimony, and permanent alimony is one of them. From the name, you might think that permanent alimony is a forever arrangement. However, there are cases where permanent alimony can end. Below are some of these cases.
There are several automatic ways to end permanent alimony arrangements. The first is death of either party. If the receiving spouse dies, the paying spouse's obligation ends. This means the paying spouse will not be compelled to pay any more alimony to the deceased's estate.
If someone beats you intentionally, you can lodge an intentional tort against the attacker and recover personal injury damages. However, recovering battery damages against your attacker may not be as straightforward as recovering damages in other forms of injuries. Below are some of the tips you can use to ensure that you can actually recover your battery damages.
Confirm Assets of Perpetrator
The first thing you should know is that liability coverage rarely pays for intentional acts.