Top Law News Ranked By Your Vote


*No Records
*No Records
0
 Vote
How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?
While some personal injury claims can be settled in just a few months, others—especially those requiring litigation—can sometimes take years to be resolved.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 08.16.19.
 
0
 Vote
How the Media Fuels the Perception of Frivolous Lawsuits
From the “hot coffee” lawsuit to the woman who sued her nephew over an aggressive hug, the headlines are designed to make us groan—but what’s really driving this type of news coverage?

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 07.31.19.
 
0
 Vote
Lawyer, Criminal Law Attorney Jonesboro, AR - Benson Law Firm
Benson Law Firm in Jonesboro, AR offers free initial consultations with an attorney. Our lawyers deal with family law, divorce, criminal law, car wreck, and personal injury law matters.

Posted by King Benson on 07.29.19.
 
0
 Vote
What Is the Eggshell Skull (Thin Skull) Rule?
The eggshell skull rule is a principle in civil law which states that victims should be fully compensated for their losses, even in situations where the victim was more-susceptible to harm.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 07.25.19.
 
0
 Vote
What Does a "Contingency Fee" Agreement Mean?
Contingency fee agreements (AKA “no-win no-fee” agreements) are most-commonly used in civil cases involving personal injury and/or wrongful death.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 07.22.19.
 
0
 Vote
U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal
A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company’s bid for a new trial.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 07.17.19.
 
0
 Vote
How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas?
The statute of limitations on all Texas wrongful death claims is two (2) years from the date of death. Unfortunately though, this is a bit deceptive.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 07.09.19.
 
0
 Vote
Truck Drivers Being Driven to Exhaustion - A Discussion on Danger & Liability
When trucking companies encourage their drivers to stay behind the wheel too long, it jeopardizes the safety of everyone on the road.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 07.08.19.
 
0
 Vote
How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?
Personal injury lawyers do not cost anything out of pocket. They do not bill hourly, nor do they require a retainer. Instead, they work under a “contingency fee” agreement.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 06.26.19.
 
0
 Vote
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Texas?
According to Texas’ wrongful death statute, only certain family members of the decedent are allowed to pursue a wrongful death claim or lawsuit.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 06.17.19.
 
0
 Vote
How Do You Calculate the Value of "Pain and Suffering?"
Unlike most types of losses in a personal injury case, the value of any pain and suffering claim is inherently subjective and open to debate.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 06.05.19.
 
0
 Vote
Do I Really Need a Lawyer After a Car Accident?
Car accidents involving property damage only generally don't necessitate hiring a lawyer. An injury claim, on the other hand, is a whole different ballgame.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 05.30.19.
 
0
 Vote
How Is Murder Different from a Wrongful Death?
While both terms can certainly overlap, there is a very big difference between a “murder” (criminal law) and a “wrongful death” (civil law).

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 05.28.19.
 
0
 Vote
How Much Is a Personal Injury Case Worth?
Truth be told, it’s simply impossible to estimate the value of any claim without knowing the full extent of the victim’s injuries and related damages.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 05.22.19.
 
0
 Vote
Why Do People Hire an Attorney after a Car Accident?
Car accidents are unexpected, often result in serious injuries and time away from work, and the results can be life-changing should you suffer from chronic pain or a disabling injury.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 05.16.19.
 
0
 Vote
Jury awards couple with cancer $2 billion against Monsanto
A jury found Monday that Alva Pilliod and Alberta Pilliod were entitled to $2 billion in punitive damages to couple who were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after using Monsanto’s Roundup product on their home for over 30 years.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 05.15.19.
 
0
 Vote
Legal Advice: Get a Dash Cam Today — BEFORE You Need It
Not only do dash cams provide irrefutable evidence in the event of an accident, but they can protect you from fraud and potentially even save you money.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 03.14.19.
 
0
 Vote
2018 Marks Third Straight Year that Motor Vehicle Deaths are Estimated to Have Reached 40,000
For the first time since the Great Recession, the U.S. has experienced three straight years of at least 40,000 roadway deaths.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 02.21.19.
 
0
 Vote
When Truck Drivers Lie after an Accident - The Importance of Hiring a Lawyer
It’s no surprise that people often lie in order to avoid responsibility for an accident they caused, but it’s truly shocking how often police and accident investigators rely on a truck driver’s testimony — especially when the truck driver is the only surviving witness.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 01.07.19.
 
0
 Vote
Dallas Construction Accident Attorney
There are few jobs more dangerous than construction work. While many laws exist to enforce workplace safety standards, the truth is that some construction companies simply prioritize profits over the safety of their workers.

Posted by Sadat Montgomery on 12.10.18.