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Cases and the winning options with the trust and litigation lawyer

Cases and the winning options with the trust and litigation lawyer

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An experienced trust property management attorney will help you determine the most practical type of trust for your particular needs. Once a trust is created, the trustee is empowered to fulfill the objectives of said instrument; however, your actions should always be in the best interests of the trust and its beneficiaries. If the trustee does not respect the terms of the trust, the beneficiary can file a lawsuit against her for breach of a fiduciary obligation. How can an attorney help you in the administration of your trust assets? A trustee must obey the terms of the trust and the law; in addition, it contracts certain fiduciary obligations towards the beneficiaries of the trust and towards the trust itself. These fiduciary obligations include the obligation to diversify the ...
Top Things to Look For in a Car Accident Lawyer

Top Things to Look For in a Car Accident Lawyer

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There are tens of thousands of car accidents daily in the United States, so it could happen to anyone one of us, a careless driver hitting you while pulling out or worse. When it happens, and you need to claim for the damages, who’s the best person for the job? There is always an attorney out there for you but how do you find the best one for the job? Experience is The Key  It probably sounds like a cliché, but when it comes to your legal representation, you are going to want someone who has experience. This may seem like an obvious notion, but sometimes individual situations can mean you just end up opting for the first number you can find. Sure, your cousin Malinda just completed a law degree with first-class honors, but that does not necessarily mean she has the relevant expe...
Could You Have a Winning Car Accident Claim?

Could You Have a Winning Car Accident Claim?

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If you have suffered through an accident recently, then it is perfectly possible that you could be more deserving of a hefty compensation than you believe. Being in a car accident is never an experience that anyone should have to go through, but that’s not always in our hands, especially if it happens to be someone else’s fault. There are various factors that decide whether a car accident claim can be made successfully against the other party or not, but the real question is, how do you get to know all that before going to trial? Find a Local Personal Injury Lawyer for a Free Consultation Similar to how we go to the doctor on getting an insistent cough, we need to find a lawyer to help us in legal matters such as a car accident claim. However, there’s a difference between the doctor ...
5 Tips for Every Motorcyclist

5 Tips for Every Motorcyclist

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Extra caution should be taken when riding a motorcycle, especially on busy highways. Motorcycle riders are at a higher risk of accidents for three key reasons. One, the number of motorcycles on the road tend to be outnumbered by other vehicles. Two, due to their smaller size, at times it can be hard for other motorists to see them. Three, since these are two-wheeled vehicles, the chances of tripping where there are obstructions, uneven surfaces and when it’s raining heavily are higher. The higher risk, however, should not scare you from riding your motorcycle. You just have to be aware of the risks and take the necessary precautions when driving on the road to prevent accidents. Below are five tips every motorcyclist should know. Work on Your Skills A good number of motorcycle accide...
Protecting Your Physical Health After an Injury

Protecting Your Physical Health After an Injury

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Everyone injures themselves at some point in their life, whether it be a severe and potentially life changing injury or not. Either way, it is important that you protect your physical health as far as you possibly can. This does not mean that you should not do anything fun in life in case you hurt yourself; rather, it is more about ensuring that you act appropriately should you have an injury. Here are some things to keep in mind. Not Worsening Your Injury When you have an injury, this can be a big shock and can make you feel discomforted during the healing process. It can feel very frustrating, particularly as injuries are often completely out of your control and were not your fault whatsoever. However, it is vital that you act as though you have an injury and do not simply neglect ...
Dog Bites: Liability and Personal Injury Claims

Dog Bites: Liability and Personal Injury Claims

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Dogs may be regarded as ‘man’s best friend’, however, every year millions of Americans are bitten by dogs. A study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimated that approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur each year with 800,000 of those victims requiring medical care. According to DogsBite.org, in 2019, homeowners insurance paid out $797 million in claims related to dog bites and dog-related injuries. Unfortunately for most dog owners, the law surrounding dog bites can be complicated to navigate. In this article we will explore the issue of dog bites, their causes, what the law says and how owners can prevent litigation should a dog bite occur. What Causes Dog Bites Before examining the law behind a dog bite, it is important to understand what causes dog bites in the first ...
Dog Bites and Knowing Your Rights If You’ve Been Bitten

Dog Bites and Knowing Your Rights If You’ve Been Bitten

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If you’ve visited a worksite, a colleague, friend, or even a family member and been bitted by a dog, it’s an upsetting occurrence. Sometimes, a bite is more of a nip that hasn’t broken the skin and is a warning by the animal. In more severe cases, a wound can become infected from a dog who is carrying a disease that affects humans too. So, what’s the situation with dog bites and how is it relevant to personal injury claims? Long-standing One-Bite Law The so-called one-bite law has been in place for decades. Certain states include it as state law whereas others do not. However, it’s quite common now. For the states that support this approach to dog bites, the owners accept liability for one or more dog bites when they had advanced knowledge that their dog might attack and bite some...
The Facts About Drug Driving

The Facts About Drug Driving

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While drink driving is a more commonly understood term, drug driving is equally a concern. Being under the influence of a drug while behind the wheel puts yourself, any other passengers, other drivers, and people in the vicinity at risk. However, given that in most cases the drug(s) in question are illegal too, it’s considered a far more serious matter. Here are some facts about drug driving and the possible legal consequences of it. Negative Effects of Driving Under the Influence of Drugs It’s difficult to fully appreciate the negative effects of having consumed drugs and then getting behind the wheel. This is because illegal and prescription drugs affect people differently. Drugs can have different dosages that exaggerate or alter the normal result of taking them. They are also ...
The Main Differences Between Truck Accidents and Car Accidents from a Legal Standpoint

The Main Differences Between Truck Accidents and Car Accidents from a Legal Standpoint

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If you’ve been recently involved in an accident with a truck, you may assume that the procedures are pretty much the same. However, there are some notable differences between filing a claim against a driver and a truck driver working for a company. Being aware of these differences will help you know what to expect, what you should be looking for, and how compensation will be affected. Let’s take a look at some of the main differences between truck and car accidents from a legal standpoint. The Different Levels of Liability One of the biggest differences with a truck accident is that there are many more parties involved, and by parties, we don't mean victims - we mean legal parties that could be held liable. The first level is the driver. If the driver was negligent or under the in...
Victim of a Bike Accident in Massachusetts? Here are 3 Important Things You Need to Know

Victim of a Bike Accident in Massachusetts? Here are 3 Important Things You Need to Know

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The greatest danger bike riders face are cars on the road. When a car hits a bike, the bicyclist will bear the brunt of the damage. The car hood may be dented, but the rider is likely to end up in the hospital. This is why you must know what you should do in case you're a victim and understand the law in your jurisdiction. If you’re a victim of a bike accident in Massachusetts, here are three important things you need to know. Treat It Like a Car Accident If you’ve been hit by a car, know that you need to treat the situation just as you would a typical car accident. Call 911 if anyone needs medical assistance. Try to document the names of drivers and any witnesses, along with their contact information. Record their driver’s license numbers and take a picture of their insurance car...