Did Your Attorney Have A Conflict Of Interest In Your Case?
When your attorney took on your case, you likely assumed that they would prioritize your interests over their own. You may have discovered, though, that they have a conflict of interest in representing you. No matter your attorney’s reputation, this conflict may have affected your case’s outcome. It is important, then, to hold them accountable for their actions. Understanding conflicts of interest As part of [...]
Why Good Lawyers Hire Experts In Cases
What to know about expert witnesses Expert witnesses provide their opinion on relevant information in court cases. They have specific professional qualifications in an area that relates to a specific case. For example, in a personal injury lawsuit, a professional accident reconstructionist could be hired as an expert witness to provide their opinion on how the accident occurred. In a domestic violence case, a psychologist [...]
What Happens If Your Lawyer Misses A Deadline?
Courts like to keep their process running smooth. Indeed, given how overwhelmed most courts are with cases, it’s imperative. The consequences for missing a court deadline can be strict and severe. Some are even required by statute. In other situations, your lawyer may be able to fix their mistake. Could you lose your case because your lawyer missed a deadline? In some cases, yes. Of [...]
What Is Personal Injury And How Does It Work
The days and months after suffering an injury due to the fault of another can be difficult on not only your physical health but also your financial well being. This is especially true if you are unable to get back to work due to the harm. Thankfully, Louisiana allows for recovery from the wrongdoer. Although a more specific law may apply—depending on the claim being [...]
5 Things You Should Know About Louisiana’s No Pay, No Play Law
Understanding the Limitations to Louisiana’s No Pay, No Play Law When a victim is injured in an auto accident, there may be an assumption that they have a right to recovery for those injuries. What many drivers in Louisiana do not realize is that a victim’s right to compensation for their injuries in an auto accident is not automatic. Louisiana’s “No Pay, No Play” law [...]
5 Tips To Avoid Being Victimized During The Holidays
During the Holiday Season, we all become consumers as we purchase gifts for our loved ones. A consumer is any person who uses, purchases, or leases goods or services. Even in the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” it’s important to be wary of scams and deceptive business practices. Here are some quick tips to avoid being victimized and the most popular scams around: [...]