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The medical bills are beginning to pile up after your recent rear-end collision. You had to reduce your shifts at work since you cannot stand as long as you need to. You have been using a loaner car to get back and forth to work, but your mechanic just informed you that the repairs to your vehicle are going to “break the bank.” What is your next step? How do you prove that the other driver was in the wrong in your car accident and should pay for your injuries and losses? You need an experienced attorney to review your…

Ride-hailing service – Uber has totally reinvented taxi services and the industry at large. Now, with just a tap on your smartphone, you can have a cab right at your doorstep, ready to take you wherever you want to go. This will cost you a fee which is calculated by the app based on the distance and time taken during your trip. In this article, we learn all about Uber accidents in Los Angeles, as well as how to handle if such a situation occurs. As a frequent user of Uber, it is important to be aware of the possibility…

Sex crime cases are some of the most complicated and emotional cases to handle. If you are facing allegations of a sex crime, you should take the allegations very seriously regardless of whether you are sure that you are not guilty. Research shows that out of 116 sexual assault cases studied, 11.6% of them were wrongful convictions. This is why it is important to get in touch with the right attorney to review your case, gather evidence, and help you prove your innocence. Facing an alleged sex crime can be a very tough time for the defendant. You can lose…

Workplace related accidents are very common in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, at least 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported in 2019, and over 5000 workers died from a work-related injury and in the same year. While the government and employers take necessary safety measures to prevent or minimize workplace accidents, they can still happen to anyone at any time. When this occurs, it is important to know the right steps to take. Knowing what to do after sustaining a workplace-related injury will help prevent the accident from happening again and also…

You have probably heard stories of patients who died after a surgeon left surgical instruments in their bodies or of pedestrians who met their unfortunate end because a drunk driver ran them down. Perhaps the tragedies in question hit closer home and resulted in the death of someone you held so dear. Losing a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence can be devastating. It is especially hard when the loved one you lost was a breadwinner. The impact of such a death on your family is unmatched. Fortunately, the law requires the guilty party to compensate your…

Everyone knows just how dangerous it is to drink and drive, and there’s a growing awareness that distracted driving – such as driving while texting – can be equally dangerous. Less commonly discussed, though, is drowsy driving or driving while tired, and it’s easy to ignore. After all, everyone gets tired, but most people assume that driving is sufficiently stimulating to get them to their destination. And, of course, everyone has places to be and schedules to maintain, but it’s time we pay attention to this serious road risk. Drowsy Driving: What We Know According to the National Highway Traffic…

You might be considering filing a personal injury claim if you were in a car, slip and fall, or work accident. You’ll have a good case if the injuries were not your fault, and you shouldn’t be responsible for paying the resulting medical bills and damages. If someone maliciously attacked you, slandered your name, or caused any other intentional injury, you will also have a strong case. If you win, you can collect damages in a variety of categories that might include, but are not limited to: Vehicle damage Personal property damage Out-of-pocket expenses Medical bills Pain and suffering compensation…

Workers in the United States have some of w most robust and comprehensive worker’s rights of any country in the world. The federal and state governments seek to protect workers while they are working and even in between employment. Here is a list of some of the most often cited worker’s rights that are standard for American workers. Workers Compensation Insurance Workers compensation insurance is a federally mandated, state managed and employer financed insurance that covers workers who are injured or fall ill while they are at the job. This program is designed to take the mystery out of who…

Estate planning is in important topic for most Americans to consider. Unfortunately not nearly enough pay attention to this topic and as a result negative consequences result. Estate planning involves an individual working through and setting up the management and disposal of that individual’s estate. The process is done during the person’s life and accounts for what will happen at and after death or if the person is incapacitated permanently.  Their many important reasons for this to be done but essentially, proper estate planning  will minimize gift, estate, generation skipping transfer, and income taxes that would otherwise come due upon the…

Marrison Family Law has been practicing in Colorado Springs for over 25 years.  When you consider that two out of five people who marry will divorce then divorce attorneys are never short of clients. If you are going through this awful scenario then surround yourself with the people who care for you and talk, not only will you get support and guidance you will get excellent advice and perhaps even recommendations of attorneys that may work well for you. After all you and your friends are similar, and it is likely that some of them will have been through this…