Constructive Possession Charges: When The Drugs Really Weren't Yours!

Posted on: 4 August 2015

Your college roommate seemed like an okay guy to share space with - until the night that the police raided your dorm room and you both ended up arrested because he's been dealing a few drugs to supplement his income. Why would you end up arrested along with him? It's called "constructive possession" and it's used to convict people every day for the possession of illegal drugs, even when they aren't the actual owners.
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How To Keep A Record Documenting An Unsafe Work Site

Posted on: 21 July 2015

Not all accidents are unforeseen at a job site. Some accidents you can see coming beforehand if the job site is kept in a dangerous condition. For example, you might be required to work on scaffolding to build a wall, and if the scaffolding doesn't have railings or is not properly stabilized, someone falling off the scaffolding is almost a foregone conclusion if the unsafe conditions aren't corrected. You should document the situation before you or another employee has an accident.
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3 Things You Need To Know About Contingency Fees Before You Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on: 1 July 2015

Before you hire a personal injury lawyer, it is important that you understand what a contingency fee is and how it works. The vast majority of personal injury lawyers are paid based on a contingency fee. Here are three things you need to know about contingency fees. No Payments Up Front If the personal injury lawyer you work with tells you that they will charge you based on a contingency fee, you should not have to make any payments up front for them to take on your case.
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Not Too Early And Not Too Late: When To Send An Injury Demand Letter

Posted on: 17 June 2015

Did you know that there is a wrong and right time to send an injury demand letter? Sending your demand letter either too late or too soon can cost you a lot of money. If you consult an attorney, then he or she will probably tell you that this is because of the issue of: Maximum Medical Improvement Your demand letter should include a detailed description of your injuries and medical bills.
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