Understanding the Types of Damages Available in Personal Injury Cases

When you sue someone for personal injury, the outcome of the suit will typically be compensatory rather than punitive. Rather than having a prosecution tasked with proving that a defendant is guilty of a crime, there will instead be a plaintiff trying to prove that they have been wronged by the defendant. As a plaintiff in a personal injury case, you need to know what sort of damages you can sue for. [Read More]

Your Student Loans And Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: What You Should Know

When you are struggling with your finances and in your attempts to pay your debts, you may find yourself considering filing for chapter 13 bankruptcy. However, in your attempts to get your finances back in order, you may not fully understand what to do with your federal student loans. In order to avoid making any mistakes that could cause you trouble with your bankruptcy case or your finances going forward, get to know more about your federal student loans and chapter 13 bankruptcy -- and how you can handle the situation. [Read More]

Four Tips For Coping With Surprise Divorce Papers

By the time most couples file for divorce, the writing has usually been on the wall for months or even years, and neither party is truly surprised when the marriage dissolves. In some cases of long-distance relationships, infidelity or poor communication, however, you may not have even realized that divorce was on the table until your spouse serves you the papers. Your first response to such a trying moment might be to angrily call up your spouse and refuse to cooperate, but this is the worst possible move you can make. [Read More]

Understanding Prescription Drug Errors & How They Can Occur

Do you trust that your pharmacist will give you the correct medication? Yes, is a common answer. But, it is always possible that the pharmacist could make a mistake. What can you do when this happens to you? When provided an incorrect prescription, for whatever reason, it is best to speak with a personal injury lawyer about ways to correct the situation. Are These Errors Common? Though the overwhelming number of pharmacy transactions proceed smoothly, errors do occur. [Read More]