When you're discussing your injury with a personal injury attorney and are evaluating the damages that you'll ask for, it's possible that your attorney will raise the issue of punitive damages. Legal professionals ask for punitive damages to not only get more money for their clients but to also send a message. Generally, punitive damages are reserved for cases in which the defendant showed a complete disregard for the injured person's safety. [Read More]
Avoiding Problems When Dividing Marital Assets
Divorcing your spouse can be a difficult process, both financially and emotionally. If a large amount of money is involved, the divorce can be even more cumbersome. Often, the division of property during a divorce can result in a heated battle. However, there are ways to avoid problems and amiably divide the marital assets. Here are a few of them. Abide By The Prenuptial Agreement If you have a prenup in place, the division of the property may flow smoothly throughout the divorce proceedings. [Read More]
What To Know About Your Wrongful Death Settlement
When a loved one passes away, you may struggle to cope, and facing financial struggles can worsen the situation. However, if someone else caused your loved one's death, you may qualify for a wrongful death settlement. Wrongful death settlements can help you recover financially after the death of a loved one. If you believe you qualify for a wrongful death settlement, check out these three facts. The Settlement Is Based on Financial Injury Sustained to the Survivors [Read More]
How Much Should You Demand In Your Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit?
Were you recently hit while you were riding your motorcycle? Unfortunately, the road isn't as safe as it should be for motorcyclists. That's especially true now that smartphones are prevalent on the road. Many drivers are so distracted by their phones they don't see other cars on the road, let alone motorcycles. If you were hit, you may be thinking about filing a lawsuit and wondering how much you should demand in compensation. [Read More]