Can Lane Splitting Have An Impact On Your Motorcycle Accident Settlement?

If you've ever been stuck in heavy traffic on your motorcycle, then chances are you've been tempted to squeeze past those four-wheeled vehicles by riding in between the lanes. It's a practice known as "lane splitting," and it's one that many riders tend to engage in. But what happens if you get into a serious accident while you're engaged in lane splitting? Can it adversely impact any motorcycle accident settlement you get from the insurance company? Read More 

What Do You Do When You’re Injured As A Motorcycle Passenger?

Motorcycle accidents have many moving parts, and if you are injured as part of a motorcycle accident when you're the passenger, things can get even more complicated. But it's important to take an active role in getting compensation for any injuries you sustained. Here are some things that you can do. Have a Thorough Talk with the Driver About Next Steps Some of the steps for reporting a motorcycle accident inevitably fall on the driver. Read More 

The Role Reasonable Doubt Can Play in Your Criminal Case

Being charged with a crime can be a scary situation, especially if this is new to you. When this happens, the situation may involve an arrest and then a trial. After being arrested, your first step should be to hire a good criminal-defense attorney. He or she can help you make decisions about your case, and one of the decisions will be how you should plead. This suggestion your lawyer makes to you will most likely be based on your criminal record, the evidence in the case, and the likelihood that he or she could place reasonable doubt in the minds of the jurors. Read More 

Three Different Types Of Fees You May Encounter At Your Attorney’s Office

If you need to hire an attorney, one of the first things that will probably cross your mind is the type of costs you are looking at. While lawyers may be able to quote you a fee for certain types of cases such as traffic tickets, wills, and other straightforward documents, they may not be able to give you pricing for a case that will require an unknown amount of time, such as a personal injury case. Read More 

When Should You Seek A New Attorney After Filing A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

If you've recently suffered physical or emotional harm due to another's negligent or reckless actions, you may have already enlisted the services of personal injury attorneys and filed a lawsuit in your local trial court. However, even if you don't have much experience in the practice of law, there are some situations in which you and your attorney may not see eye-to-eye on how to handle your case. In other cases, you may be dissatisfied about the time (or effort) it takes to communicate with your attorney about the status of your case or your next steps. Read More