Daily Archives April 29, 2015

No Win No Fee and ‘Power’ Questions

No Win No Fee and ‘Power’ Questions

by: Mohammad Latif

No win no fee is a ‘meaningless’ term to some people, but it’s how solicitors work for personal injury cases. If you don’t grasp the concept, then you can forget the final settlement cheque…
Nonetheless it’s a popular term used by personal injury solicitors. There are advertisements all over the place, online and offline by solicitors and claim management companies. “If you lose, we won’t charge you a penny” and many of the likes. But do you understand what it means…
A solicitor will mention he or she will work on a no win no fee basis. In an instant you’ll think, ‘if the solicitor loses, I don’t pay anything’, which is correct. But what happens if the solicitor wins?
That’s right, there’s a fee to pay...

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Finding the Best Personal Injury Lawyers

Finding the Best Personal Injury Lawyers

by: Mart Gil Abareta

If you’ve been injured in an accident, then you may be able to recover compensation. Remember that you must take legal advice from a quality personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after your accident to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Get legal help for your injuries by finding an injury lawyer that has experience in your claim area and is confident they can help you.
If you consider asking a personal injury lawyer for legal assistance, you must not be discouraged by the sudden mesh of advertisements of various law firms and independent personal injury lawyers everywhere...

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Top 10 Reasons Why It Is Not Wise To Write Your Ow

Top 10 Reasons Why It Is Not Wise To Write Your Own Will

by: News Canada

(NC)-Although some provinces accept a handwritten, self-made will (called a “Holograph” will), it is risky to do it yourself. The cost of having a will prepared professionally by a lawyer or notary is far less than people imagine.
Here are just some of the common mistakes which can be made when individuals handwrite their own wills:

Any wills written previously are not formally revoked.
There is often no alternate Executor named.
Frequently a family member or friend is given a bequest, but then there is no consideration for what happens to this gift if the person predeceases the author of the will.
Most people who write their own wills do not make sufficient provision for the person administering your Estate...

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How to Choose the Right Divorce Lawyer

How to Choose the Right Divorce Lawyer

by: Carla Ballatan

Are you unhappy with your relationship? Are you thinking about divorce? Well then, choosing the right lawyer can be one of the most important decisions you make when considering a divorce. According to the article “How to Select a Divorce Lawyer” by Scott Morgan which was posted at www.legalclips.com, selecting a divorce lawyer to handle your family law case is a very important decision. There are a few important criteria to help in finding the right divorce lawyer including focus and experience, past client testimonials, accessibility, fees and comfortability. And here are a few tips on how to get the best divorce lawyer around for your case.
First, set an appointment and prepare your questions beforehand...

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Personal Injuries Resulting in Wrongful Death Case

Personal Injuries Resulting in Wrongful Death Cases

by: Paul Hood

A wrongful death lawsuit alleges that the decedent was killed as a result of the negligence (or other liability) on the part of the defendant’s), and that the surviving dependents or beneficiaries are entitled to monetary damages as a result of the defendant’s conduct. Different states have their individual statutes that tackle the issues with regards to wrongful death. Moreover, many states do not follow the same guidelines when it comes to wrongful death cases.
As mentioned above, there is a variation in the laws enacted by each state pertaining to wrongful death. Two types of lawsuit are being adopted in hearing cases namely the “true” and the “survival acts.” Legalwolf.com offers this in-depth explanation of the two...

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