Information Pages

Learn more about select legal topics. These articles give you a quick overview of the principles and important aspects of each topic area to help you be better prepared.

Picture of paramedicsAccidents and Injuries

Personal injury law firms assist clients who have suffered injuries or damages as the result of an accident or other negligence. A person’s injuries can be more than just physical; these injuries can also be …

Read More

Appeals

An appeal is a process whereby one party in a lawsuit undertakes to have a lower court or federal administrative agency’s decision overturned by a higher court, also typically known as an appellate court.

Read More

Arbitration and Mediation

Mediation and arbitration are legal alternatives to resolving a dispute in a court of law. Both are forms of alternative dispute resolution, also known as ADR. Mediation allows parties involved in civil disagreements, such as …

Read More

new york bankruptcyBankruptcy

By filing for bankruptcy, individuals or entities that are unable to handle their financial burdens can have their debts cancelled, paid through the liquidation of their assets and/or reorganized into

Read More

Bicycle Accidents

Most bike accidents involve collisions with a motor vehicle; over two percent of all vehicular fatalities are the result of bicycle accidents. Bicycle crash fatalities increased 15% over last year.

Read More

Boat Accidents

While boating can be a lot of fun, many tend to forget the boating accidents that result in so many injuries and fatalities.

Read More

Brain Injuries

If you or a loved one has a brain injury, you need a personal injury attorney that understands the emotional and physical toll that a this type of harm can take on individuals and families. …

Read More

Business Law

Starting a small business can be a daunting but ultimately rewarding challenge. Small business owners face a number of complicated laws that a business lawyer can help them understand.

Read More

Car Accidents

With over 130 million cars on our roadways, auto accidents are bound to happen; in fact, automobile crashes are the most common type of tort.

Read More

Civil Rights

Civil rights are basic human rights established and guarded by the U.S. Constitution. Examples of these rights include voting rights, protection against discrimination and freedom of speech.

Read More

Consumer Protection

Consumer protection laws are federal and state statutes that regulate seller and lender practices concerning consumer goods.

Read More

Criminal Law

A lawyer will help you to understand the full process of a criminal proceeding, as there can be many overwhelming things, such as bail, arraignment, preliminary hearings, plea bargains, the trial itself, sentencing, and appeals.

Read More

colorado marijuana lawsDUI Law

These crimes are considered to be among the most serious driving offenses, due to the heightened risk of traffic fatalities. DUIs tend to carry heavy penalties and are trending towards stiffer punishments.

Read More

Education Law

Education law concerns the collection of laws and rules that govern the operation of education systems in the United States. Education law also concerns the principles and government policy making in the realm of education.

Read More

georgia estate planningElder Law

Elder law is a legal term that describes the legal practice area that places an emphasis on issues that affect the growing aging population.

Read More

Employment Law

Employment law includes protections against discrimination and sexual harassment. It also encompasses wage and hour laws and your rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Read More

Estate Planning

Estate planning is used to eliminate uncertainties regarding family and property after death. Estate planning also serves to minimize tax liability.

Read More

Family Law

Divorce typically includes considerations of income and assets, property settlements, alimony (called maintenance in most states), child custody, visitation and child support.

Read More

Health Care Law

When you think of health care these days, you probably think of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare”. The ACA was enacted with the goals of increasing the quality and affordability of health insurance.

Read More

immigrationImmigration Law

Federal immigration law determines whether a person can come visit our country and/or become a permanent resident or citizen.

Read More

Picture of a courtroomLitigation

A lawsuit is a civil action brought in a court of law, where a plaintiff demands legal or equitable remedy. The plaintiff is the party that alleges incurred losses as a result of the defendant’s …

Read More

Photo of mesothelioma X-rayMesothelioma

Mesothelioma is caused by inhaling or swallowing asbestos, often in a place where the victim lived or work; the victims breathe the asbestos fibers or dust, which settle in the victim’s lungs.

Read More

ohio motorcycle accidentMotorcycle Accidents

Due to the smaller size of a motorcycle, drivers in other vehicles may fail to notice an oncoming rider, causing a deadly crash. Additionally, negligent drivers may try to pass motorcyclists or share a lane, …

Read More

Product Liability

When a manufacturer creates, markets, and sells a product, that manufacturer has a responsibility to the public to make sure that the product is safe. When an unsafe product enters the market and causes death …

Read More

School Bus Accidents

School bus accidents are a rare, but dangerous, occurrence, particularly because most school buses have few safety devices, such as seat belts, that are even used.

Read More

Train Accidents

Due to the complexities involved in determining responsibility for a railroad accident, experts may be needed to reconstruct and reenact the accident and the scene of the accident. Based on this expert testimony, liability and …

Read More

new york truck accidentsTruck Accidents

Many of these truck wrecks occur as a result of jackknifes, truck rollovers, driving at high speeds, driver inexperience or driver fatigue, decreased visibility or difficulty in seeing blind spots, mechanical failures, improperly loading a …

Read More

north carolina car accidentsTraffic Accidents

In most states, the person at fault for a traffic accident is the one found negligent, and that person or the insurance company (who has a third-party contract with the driver) is responsible for the …

Read More