Posts Tagged“legal”

Personal injury lawyers have a wide variety of specialties and can cover a wide variety of cases. Each year thousands of personal injury cases are filed, and these cases take on many different forms. There are a few consistent points that are true for all personal injury cases, however. To win a personal injury claim, a defendant has to prove two things. 1. That the injury was caused by the negligence of a second party, and 2. That the injury has caused significant losses for the defendant. So, what are the most common types of personal injury cases that injury…

For many people, a car crash can be one of the most traumatic experiences they every go through. One minute, you’re driving down the road on your way to work or an appointment, and the next you can feel the impact of another car as it hits you, wrecking your car and perhaps even leaving you with debilitating injuries. The frightening truth is that around a quarter of people will end up in a car accident at some point during their lives. While there are ways that you can help prevent car crashes, such as avoiding distracted driving and not…

You may think that you will never be in such a situation whereby you will need to find a lawyer, but the truth is that it can happen at any time. I was of this belief in the past, but after an incident I had to go through legal proceedings, something I could not have gotten through without the support of the guys at Dolan Law Firm. After this instance, I have spoken regularly with friends who believe it won’t happen to them, so I wanted to write a piece about just some of the things that could happen to…

It seems like people are breaking laws that they did not even know existed just about every day, and for good reason. Thousands of new laws go into effect each year, and even those that work in the legal system have a hard time keeping up with the changes. The average person could never know every law that is on the books, yet many are being cited for breaking laws that they weren’t even aware existed. What happens when you break a law you didn’t know about? Your Day in Court When you break the law, you will be given…

I was chatting to a friend recently who works at the fantastic Khan Law Firm and we got on to talking about what it takes to become a great lawyer. The reason that I was asking is that I spend a great amount of my time working with young students in schools across Seattle, helping them with their career choices. Many of my students ask me about going into the legal practice and becoming a lawyer and so I wanted to get my friend’s feedback on what it is that makes someone a great lawyer. And so, I thought that I…