Category: Miscellaneous

4 Ways You Can Prepare for Your Deposition

A deposition is a pre-trial testimony that is taken during the discovery process of a case. During a deposition, an opposing attorney will ask you questions, and a court reporter will record your answers. Being deposed can be a scary event, but if you properly prepare, you’ll be ready. Talk to Your Attorney The most […]

Traumatic Brain Injuries From Slip and Falls

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injuries. Close to 47% of traumatic brain injury emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths were the result of falls. Traumatic brain injuries caused by falls are most often found in children under the age of 14 and […]

Can Nonlawyers Own Law Firms

In the summer of 2020, the Arizona Supreme Court issued an order that could have a major effect on the legal community. The court eliminated the ban on nonlawyers having economic interests in law firms. It also eliminates the rule regarding fee sharing with nonlawyers. Access to Justice The Arizona ruling follows a similar ruling […]

8 Legal Terms Everyone Should Know

Most people can go days without hearing legal terms except on TV. However, if you’ve been injured in an accident, then you may suddenly find yourself faced with some confusing terms. Here are legal terms everyone should know. Lawyer or Attorney These terms are used interchangeably and mean very similar things. A lawyer is someone […]

What is a Statute of Limitations

A statute of limitations is a time period, established by a legislature, within which a lawsuit must be filed. The purpose of a statute of limitations is to force people to diligently pursue their claims. It is also meant to protect defendants from the litigation of claims that are long dormant. Whether you’ve been injured […]

Four legal Documents Everyone Should Have

During the time of COVID-19, many people are beginning to think about some life and death situations. Will they remain healthy and, and if they don’t, how can they make life easier on their families? Any serious illness can happen without warning, and it’s important to make sure that you and your family are on […]

What Not to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

Whether you’re in the grocery store, a department store, or a commercial business, you expect property owners and businesses to keep their premises safe. When they fail to do so, it’s easy to become injured in a slip and fall accident. Being injured in a slip and fall accident is stressful, but in order to […]

Did You Lose Your Health Insurance During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Millions of people have lost their jobs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. With their jobs, these people have also lost their health insurance. This is particularly stressful at a time when we are facing a serious health crisis. You do have some options, however, if you have lost your health insurance. Get on […]

COVID 19 Business Interruption Lawsuits Update

Many businesses across the country were forced to close due to shelter in place orders put in place by state or local officials. This has led to the loss of millions of dollars in revenue. Most of these businesses had some type of business interruption insurance to help compensate them for their losses. However, insurance […]

FDA Fast Tracks Approval for COVID 19 Vaccine

The mission of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to protect and promote public health by ensuring the safety of products on the market. These products include vaccines. Typically, the testing and approval process for a potential vaccine can take many months or even years. Now the FDA has placed a COVID-19 vaccine developed […]