Monthly Archives: January 2015

I Got Hurt On the Job – What Should I do?

Getting hurt on the job: it happened to me and there is no doubt, especially if you work in a labor intensive field, that it could happen to you. You might hear all kinds of advice from “talk to workers

What to Know About Police Misconduct, Police Brutality, and Your Legal Rights

In recent months, the subject of police brutality has come up a lot in the news. The tragic deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner, among other unarmed citizens, has led many members of the public to questions the use

St Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese Files Bankruptcy Amid Scandal, Public Fallout

On Friday, January 16, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN has filed for bankruptcy protection as a way to continue its everyday ministry and services while getting more resources to victims of clergy sexual assault. According to

A Couple Things You Probably Didn’t Know About DWI Traffic Stops

The purpose of DWI traffic stops is pretty simple, as defined by the U.S. Supreme Court: these checkpoints help law enforcement officials identify and arrest people who are driving while intoxicated. Because data has shown these checkpoints to be effective

Three Reasons to Consider Hiring a Child Custody Lawyer

Figuring out whether you need a family law attorney to help you win the custody of your child can be tricky. The whole point of a child custody hearing is to determine which parent the child would benefit most by

What Everyone Should Know about the Immigration Reform Bill

Immigration reform is a contentious issue among politicians and Americans, and it has been the subject of fierce debates for decades. Recently, President Obama proposed a plan that is moving in the right direction. He announced a new program that

How to Determine Whether You Should Get Pain and Suffering Damages as Part of Car Accident Compensation

If you’ve experienced injury in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, then you’ll want to seek out a settlement to cover your medical expenses and associated costs. You’ll do this either through an auto accident injury claim negotiated with

4 Surprising Myths about Personal Injury Lawyers

If you’ve been in an accident that involved a motorcycle, you are probably overwhelmed with what to do next. After receiving medical treatment, one of the first things to do is call a motorcycle accident attorney. You may be eligible