Filing A Lawsuit For Emotional Distress Damages
24 November 2020
When you are involved in a personal injury, emotional distress damages are compensatable in many cases. You might feel as if your emotional distress is significant, leading to a variety of serious repercussions that leave you feeling unsafe and even traumatized by the incident. This is not an uncommon situation.
Not all injuries can be seen with the naked eye. The courts understand that you may have emotional damages following your injury.
How The Time Change Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case
30 October 2020
If you were involved in a car accident after a time change, either in spring or in fall, that time change could add a new dimension to any injury claims you make. The time change has a definite effect on how well you function, and that means that the idea of who is at fault and what circumstances could have been handled differently could be affected. Overall, it might not change the verdict in the case, but it could change the award depending on how much you were affected, too.
Two Times When Miranda Violations Are Ignored
1 October 2020
Fictional media has often portrayed that police and prosecutors can't use anything a defendant may say against the defendant if the police don't read them their Miranda rights before interrogating them. However, Miranda law is full of exceptions to the rule, and here are two times when your statement can be used in court even if police neglect Miranda laws.
When Tangible Evidence is Involved
Generally, statements you make after a Miranda violation aren't admissible in court.
Two Examples Of How You're Protected If You're A Whistleblower
25 August 2020
Do you see something wrong that is being done by your employer, and you feel the need to speak up and be a whistleblower about the situation? If so, you may be worried about being fired in retaliation for speaking up. Here are a few real world examples of how you will be protected for doing the right thing.
You Being Told To Break The Law
You may find yourself in a situation where you are being forced to break the law and do not want to do so.