Getting Through Your First Jury Duty Summons

You've been summoned! If you're like many Americans, your first thought when receiving a summons is likely to be "how do I get out of this?" This may be especially true if you've never served as a juror before. The process can seem simultaneously intimidating and like a huge convenience, but serving on a jury is an important civic duty. While it is easy to find a variety of tricks that claim to get you out of your obligation, it can also be rewarding to approach this key part of our judicial system openly and honestly. [Read More]

4 Signs You Need Surgery After A Car Accident

The aftermath of a car accident can be a confusing time. At a time when you're probably in shock or even in pain, you'll still be required to make major decisions that could impact your life for years to come. One of the main decisions you may have to make is whether or not surgery should be performed. Even if another family member will be the one to give consent, they may still look to you to make the decision. [Read More]

How To Work With Your Defense Attorney When You've Been Charged With A Crime

Being accused of a crime is a serious matter because a criminal record will follow you around for the rest of your life unless you can have it sealed or erased at some point. It may affect your ability to get a job, you might lose your driver's license, and a criminal record could affect child custody and visitation. Also, if you have a criminal record, you may get harsher punishments for future crimes you commit. [Read More]

Car Accidents And Brain Injuries: How To Cope

When a car accident has left you or a loved one with a brain injury, this type of injury can often be more complicated. It's vital that you know the extent of the damages before you file a personal injury claim, but that can more difficult when you are dealing with a head injury. Read on to learn more about how brain injuries require more attention when seeking personal injury compensation. [Read More]