3 Rules For Filing A Lawsuit Against A City Government
29 July 2016
The legal rules that you have to follow when you're filing a lawsuit are always complex. But you may be familiar with the basics of a personal injury suit if you've been involved with one before or if you frequently follow the details of such cases. However, if you're considering a claim against a government entity – for example, if you sustained an injury on city property that occurred because the property wasn't being maintained properly, and you're considering suing your city government – then the rules will be different from the rules that you may be familiar with.
First-Time Maryland DUI Charges: 4 Benefits Of Choosing A PBJ Agreement
14 June 2016
Getting arrested for a DUI charge can come with many negative aspects on your life. If you're a first-time offender, this can be a really scary time that is filled with a lot of questions, fears, and concerns about the future court proceedings. Instead of going through the traditional process, Maryland has a special condition known as a PBJ. The "Probate Before Judgment" clause gives you the option of agreeing to a guilty plea and quickly ending your case.
Omission, Negligence, And Communicating With Terminally Ill Patients
5 May 2016
If you are a young doctor who has recently started working with cancer patients, then you may not know how to speak with terminallly ill individuals just yet. Even if you think you are an expert when it comes to communication, research suggests that doctors overestimate their ability to speak with patients clearly and effectively. In most cases, poor communication will cause a breakdown in the doctor and patient relationship. However, when a cancer patient is terminal, your lack of communication skills may be seen as negligence on your part.
Yard Sale Injuries: 3 Factors That May Impact Your Case
19 April 2016
As spring rolls through and the weather gets nicer, the amount of yard sales increase across the country. While yard sales, garage sales, and flea markets are great places to get bargain prices, there are also some risk factors that could lead to an injury. If you've been injured at a yard sale or similar event, there are three factors that may impact your case. By working with a personal injury attorney, you can have your case represented and use evidence to help seek a settlement for your injuries.