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Who Can File a Lawsuit for Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Lawyer When a loved one dies as a result of wrongful death, litigation may be on the horizon. The victim’s survivors deserve compensation, yet there are restrictions on who...

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How Do I Get Paid When I Win My Car Accident Case?

When you win a car accident or other personal injury case in court, the judge issues a judgment ordering the defendant to pay the amount the jury awarded you. A judgment is legally enforceable...

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Will Your Personal Injury Claim Go to Trial?

In most personal injury cases, the case does not go to trial. If you’re considering filing a personal injury claim, you may want to hire a lawyer either way. A personal injury lawyer, like from...

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When Facing Murder Charges, Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

Personal Injury Lawyer Let’s face it — murder is one of the most severe crimes someone can be charged with. It’s generally understood that a murder conviction often carries with it...

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Examples of When You Might Have a Wrongful Death Claim for a Workplace Incident

Wrongful Death Lawyer While some jobs pose bigger health and safety risks than others, injuries on the job can happen anywhere. Occasionally, workplace deaths can occur. Some deaths may be due to...

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What Damages Can You Recover After a Personal Injury?

Personal Injury Lawyer A personal injury can be defined as physical, mental, or emotional harm to one person resulting from the wrongful or negligent acts of another person. Because of the...

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Determining the Cost of a Personal Injury Attorney

Personal Injury Lawyer Anyone who has ever dealt with medical issues knows that there can be a great deal of stress. Not only are the physical and emotional effects of health problems evident, but...

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What to Do If You Were Injured in a Hazardous Work Environment

Personal Injury Lawyer Regardless of what you do for work, your employer and the people you work with have a responsibility to provide a certain level of care for you while on the job, and you...

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Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries

Personal Injury Lawyer Motor vehicle accidents are life changing. They can scar you from ever wanting to drive or ride in a car again. Unfortunately, accidents happen, and they are not always due...

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Understanding Lawsuits After an Accident Injury

Personal Injury Lawyer If you’re injured on the job, in a car accident or some other way and another person is at fault, you may be looking at going to court. Many personal injury claims can be...

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Resources for Individuals and Family Members Dealing With TBI

Personal Injury Lawyer Whether you or a loved was in an accident and sustained a traumatic brain injury, you may be looking for extra assistance. TBIs will change the victim’s life, but they will...

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Do I Have a Case If My Baby Suffered a Serious Injury at Birth?

Personal Injury Lawyer The birth of a baby can be the most exciting time, but it can also come with some scares and some stress. If your baby was born with a serious injury, it can turn your life...

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Medical Debt and Its Effects on Credit

Personal Injury Lawyer Even if you have health insurance, the cost of medical care for a serious injury can be devastating. Though it seems unfair, expenses from an injury due to an accident that...

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Paying for Medical Costs While Waiting for a Settlement

Personal Injury Lawyer After being injured due to the negligent acts of another individual, you’ll need a way to pay for your medical costs while you wait for your settlement to finalize. You...

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The Basics of Personal Injury Cases

Car Accident Lawyer Sustaining a personal injury can be enough to make you dizzy. In between the emotional stress and financial concerns, filing a personal injury claim may be the last thing you...

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What Your Settlement Money Will Go Towards

Personal Injury Lawyer If you have been injured in an accident and feel you have a solid case, don’t start planning what you’re going to use the settlement money for until you know where it...

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What Can I Do When I Get in an Accident Caused by a Dangerous Road?

Car Accident Attorney Hazardous road conditions are responsible for a surprising number of accidents. Bicycle and motorcycle riders are particularly vulnerable to injuries, but dangerous roads...

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What is a Survival Action?

Personal Injury Lawyer Many people may be familiar with the term “wrongful death,” but less is known about the legal recourse that the family may have. If you’ve lost someone due to the...

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The Right Timing to Sue for Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury Attorney As with any type of lawsuit, there is a time limit to sue for medical malpractice. It’s called the statute of limitations, and it varies from state to state. Most hover...

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How Long Do You Have to Go to a Doctor After a Car Accident Caused by an Obstructed Sign?

Auto Accident Lawyer When an intersection is controlled by a stop sign or traffic light, intersection accidents are usually caused by a driver’s failure to obey the sign or signal. But what if the...

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I Was Hit by an Uninsured Motorist in Texas, What Next?

Car Accident Attorney Even the most experienced driver can get into an accident. With an accident comes a tremendous amount of stress, but this stress can double if the at-fault driver is...

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Pregnancy and Car Accidents: What You Should Do?

Auto Accident Lawyer Being pregnant seems to come with a lot of worries, so you probably don’t want to add another thing to your plate. It’s important you are prepared, however, should you get in...

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What is Meconium Aspiration?

Personal Injury Lawyer If your child has suffered a severe or catastrophic birth injury, talk to a Birth Injury Lawyer to learn if you may be eligible to receive compensation from the medical...

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An Introduction to Filing Procedures After a Lyft Accident

Auto Accident Lawyer The convenience of ride-sharing services makes them extremely popular in the cities where they are available. The two most common of these services are Uber and Lyft, which...

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Why Personal Injury Claims Take Time

Personal Injury Lawyer You may know someone who was involved in a motor vehicle accident or a premises liability case and their case was settled swiftly. There are times where personal injury...

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How To Know When It’s Time To Hire an Attorney for a Birth Injury

    Injury Lawyer Parents who recently had a baby girl or boy, are supposed to be in the midst of the happiest days of their lives. Devastatingly, not every parent gets to experience...

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Personal Injury Law

Injury Lawyer Nobody will blame you for having questions after your personal injury accident – it’s a chaotic and traumatic event that can leave you feeling pretty drained both mentally and...

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Medical Battery and Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury Lawyer When physicians fail to get prior consent for procedures they perform, it can result in a case of committing medical battery. However, a lack of consent is not the same as a...

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How Large of a Settlement to Expect After an Asbestos Claim

Personal Injury Lawyer If you have an asbestos claim, it’s important to understand that these lawsuits almost always settle outside of a courtroom. Now, this isn’t always the case, of course. If...

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Seeking Legal Compensation While Cognitively Impaired Due to a Traumatic Brain Injury

Catastrophic Injury Lawyer A personal injury in which the brain suffers a trauma represents a sometimes uniquely difficult challenge in the personal injury law context. This is because, if a...

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The Importance of Marriage following an injury —When a Power of Attorney is not enough.

The Importance of Marriage following an injury —When a Power of Attorney is not enough. We are often asked whether a boyfriend or a girlfriend can recover against another party, like a negligent...

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Ridesharing Accidents: Why Injured Passengers May Suffer the Most

Companies offering ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have become very popular in recent years, especially in large cities. Providing transportation that is faster and less expensive...

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Car Accident Without Insurance? Our Des Moines Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help.

Having car insurance is not only a good idea but, in many states, it is the law. Regardless of whether or not you are “required” to carry insurance, it is a good idea to do so. Unfortunately...

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IOWA BIKE ACCIDENT PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS

RAGBRAI – the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa – is a popular Iowa summer tradition that thousands of participants and spectators enjoy. For the uninitiated, RAGBRAI began in 1973 and...

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HIGHER TRAFFIC DEATHS BLAMED ON DISTRACTED DRIVING

The Des Moines Register  reports that fatal crashes in Iowa are at their highest level in four years, and state officials suspect that distracted and intoxicated drivers are to blame. Through May...

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What Is My Dog Worth?

What is my dog worth? As a personal injury lawyer, I have heard this question many times. It is usually asked when a client has a pet that was injured in a car accident along with the owner. Click...

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PROPER BOAT MAINTENANCE CAN HELP PREVENT ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES

With spring now in full swing, those of you who enjoy boating are likely in the beginning stages of getting your boat ready for the season. Proper preparation can help ensure a safe and enjoyable...

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Spring Brings Increase in Des Moines Motorcycle Accidents

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYER IN DES MOINES IOWA As temperatures rise, motorcyclists across Iowa begin the annual tradition of getting their bikes out of storage, tuning them up, and hitting the...

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Free Legal Advice in Des Moines Iowa

Free legal advice in Des Moines, Iowa Free legal advice in Des Moines and outstate Iowa. Call us at 515-493-4878 or email today for a free consultation with an experienced attorney. Many people...

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Grain Bin Entrapments Drop to Lowest Level in Decade

Iowa Grain Bin Entrapment Attorney Injured in an agricultural accident? Our Iowa personal injury attorneys can help – call us today at 515-493-4878 for a free consultation. Grain bin entrapments...

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Concussion Victims Show Increased Risk of Suicide

People over 18 who suffer a concussion have a three-fold greater risk of suicide over the long term when compared to the general “non-concussed” population, according to a new study out of Canada...

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Pottawattamie County Woman Injured in Car Versus Pedestrian Accident

Council Bluffs police are reporting that Charolette Meyer, 64,  was hit by a car driven by Cheryl Larson, 66, of Omaha. The incident reportedly occurred on 24th Street in Council Bluffs. Ms. Meyer...

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How much is my personal injury case worth in Des Moines, Iowa?

or a soft-tissue case, you shouldn’t expect fifty thousand dollars for your pain and suffering from a similar type of case. There are, of course, factors that increase and decrease the likely...

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Safety During The Holidays

Safety During The Holidays It is about this time each year when many of us begin to get caught up in the rush of the holiday season. As of this writing, Thanksgiving is just around the corner with...

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Car Accidents and Negligence in Des Moines

“Negligence” is a word that is often used both inside and outside the legal arena. Some of the time it is used correctly and other times it is not. Before delving into the role of “negligence” in...

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Dealing With Head Injuries

Sustaining a head injury is, obviously, a serious and scary situation. Fortunately, treatment for head injuries has come a long way over the past decade. New treatment protocols have been...

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Fatigued-driving car accidents in Des Moines, Iowa

In this day and age, with multiple distractions at a driver’s fingertips, motoring has more inherent dangers than ever before. Car and truck accidents in Des Moines are a fact of life but the...

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Pedestrian Safety

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are approximately five-thousand pedestrian deaths and almost seventy-thousand pedestrian injuries each year. These numbers...

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Truck Hits 11-year-old, Flees Scene

It has been reported that an 11-year-old child was struck by a truck early Thursday morning. The driver of the offending truck then fled the scene of the accident. Sgt. Paul Parizek, of the Des...

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32 Students Involved In School Bus Rollover

The Iowa State Patrol has reported that a West Delaware School District bus was struck by an SUV earlier today causing the bus, with 32 students on board, to rollover. The children on board the...

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Self-Driving Cars – A Personal Injury Lawyer Perspective

Over the past several years, the topic of self-driving cars has been the focus of many an article. Typically, these articles discuss the software and hardware needed to make these cars go while...

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Cable Median Barriers Help Reduce Fatal Accidents

Why And What Are Cable Median Barriers? Head-on collisions often result in serious injury and, in some cases, death. The types of injuries and number of fatalities increases as the speed of the...

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Bed Bugs In Hotels Leave Guests…Bugged

Watch the above video to see but one of the places bed bugs hide. This video was taken by an actual client of Attorney Chris Johnston and has been posted here with permission. WARNING: CONTAINS...

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Iowa Ranks 3rd In Deer Versus Car Crashes

Insurance giant State Farm recently released the results of a study in which it was found that the likelihood of striking a deer while driving in Iowa is higher than all but two other states in...

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16-Year-Old Fatally Injured In Northeast Iowa ATV Crash

Multiple sources are reporting that a 16 year old male was fatally injured in an ATV crash in Guttenberg, Iowa. Television station KCRG out of Cedar Rapids reported the accident happened at...

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Four Iowans Seriously Injured In Missouri Boating Accident

Four Iowans sustained injuries after the boat in which they were riding struck the shore at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that the incident...

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Man Dies In Iowa Grain Bin Accident

The Des Moines Register reports that a 27 year old man was tragically killed in grain bin accident at the co-op in Farnhamville, Iowa. It is being reported that the man was cleaning the grain bin...

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Rural drivers encouraged to slow down during high corn months

The Ames Tribune recently featured an article regarding driver safety during the months leading up to harvest. With corn in excess of 10 feet in some parts of Iowa, rural intersections can become...

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Common Types of Civil Rights Cases 

Common Types of Civil Rights Cases  With the amount of discourse that happens, it can be hard to know what is a civil right and what isn’t. At its core, a civil right is a right granted by the...

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What Happens After Filing a Civil Rights Claim? 

What Happens After Filing a Civil Rights Claim?  When it comes to civil law the laws are there to help prevent discrimination and protect the rights of the people in minority groups, but also the...

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Why You Should Always Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal injury claims are considered civil cases but do not let that fool you. It is easy to assume with lesser stakes than criminal cases that a civil trial is more relaxed and the parties more...

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Car Accident Injuries That Require Surgery

Car Accident Injuries That Require Surgery No one wants to get into a car accident but statistically, adults are going to get into an average of three accidents in their lifetime. The injuries can...

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Reasons for Hiring a Bicycle Accident Lawyer After a Wreck

Bicycle Accident Lawyer Bicycle riders are particularly vulnerable to accidents. Because they are exposed while moving at high rates of speed, collisions can be especially devastating. Any cyclist...

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What Are Human Rights, and How Are They Violated?

Every person is entitled to human rights, where they are free from torture, can freely express themselves, and have the right to seek asylum. When these rights get disregarded or violated, the...

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What To Remember If You Are Stopped or Arrested By Police

Getting pulled over or halted by an officer can be an intimidating and scary experience, where you should watch out for your best interest at all times. If you are stopped by police or arrested...

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Ways Police May Commit Brutality

  Those who have been harmed or mistreated by law enforcement may have grounds for taking action against police brutality. When an officer is negligent, uses too much force for the situation...

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Dog Bite Lawyer Des Moines IA

Dog Bite Incidents Are Traumatic Regardless of the degree or severity of the attack, dog bite incidents can prove to be traumatic events. At Johnston Martineau, LLP we know how much emotional...

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The A to J of Filing a Personal Injury Claim

The Letter A Stands for Action If you’ve been in an accident or have been injured, you need to act quickly. Make a record of the occurrence and your injuries. Preserve and protect any...

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Dog Bite Lawyer Des Moines IA

Dog Bites Can Be Fatal  There are thousands of dog bites each year. Some cause extremely severe injuries, even death. If you have been bitten by a dog and suffered an injury, you are not alone...

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Car Accident Law Firm Des Moines IA

In The Event Of A Car Accident Car accidents can cause severe, debilitating and permanent injuries. Such injuries very often result in significant financial losses to the individuals involved and...

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What You Can Do About Police Brutality

Police are supposed to make the community feel more safe and secure. However, particularly in recent years, the number of police brutality-related incidents has vastly increased. This is...

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How To Protect Yourself After a Car Wreck

People drive recklessly and without regard for others’ safety everyday, and innocent people can get hurt. Those who have suffered injuries and financial loss may benefit from turning to a lawyer...

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Protecting Your Best Interests After a Vehicle Collision

No one actually expects to get into a vehicle collision when they go out and begin their day. And while you can drive safely and take safety measures, if another person is reckless on the road...

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How Do I Know if I Have a Car Accident Case?

Car Accident Law Firm in Des Moines, IA Car Accident Cases When you sustain injuries in a car accident, one of your greatest concerns quickly becomes how you’re going to pay for all your rapidly...

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Paying for Medical Care After an Accident

Car Accident Attorney in Des Moines, IA Medical Care Following an Accident The aftermath of a car accident can be devastating both financially and medically. Not only does a vehicle owner have to...

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Hit by an Uninsured Driver: What to Do Next

Auto Accident Lawyer in Des Moines, IA What to Do If You’ve Been Hit by an Uninsured Driver According to the Insurance Information Institute, approximately 13% of drivers nationwide fail to...

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What Can I Do if I Become the Victim of a Hit-and-Run Driver?

What Can I Do if I Become the Victim of a Hit-and-Run Driver? Experts estimate that hit-and-run drivers cause upwards of 11% of U.S. motor vehicle accidents. Given that over 6 million MVAs occur...

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What Should I Do if I’m in a Car Accident While I’m Pregnant?

What Should I Do if I’m in a Car Accident While I’m Pregnant? Becoming involved in a car accident is always a stressful event. It becomes even more stressful, however, if you’re pregnant when it...

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What Should I Do If I Feel Dizzy After a Car Accident?

What Should I Do If I Feel Dizzy After a Car Accident? Dizziness is one of the most common aftereffects of a car crash, which is why you may not take it seriously if you feel dizzy after yours...

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Will Your Personal Injury Claim Go to Trial?

In most personal injury cases, the case does not go to trial. If you’re considering filing a personal injury claim, you may want to hire a lawyer either way. A personal injury lawyer, like from...

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When Facing Murder Charges, Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

Personal Injury Lawyer Let’s face it — murder is one of the most severe crimes someone can be charged with. It’s generally understood that a murder conviction often carries with it...

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What Will Happen to Your License if You Get a DWI?

DWI Attorney Everyone makes mistakes, though some are much more serious than others. If you use poor judgment and get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol, many consequences could follow. At...

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Is It Worth Fighting My Speeding Ticket?

Many speeding tickets won’t cost you a lot out of pocket, so whether you are in the right or the wrong, you might just consider paying the ticket and moving on. When you look at the larger...

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What Documents Do I Need To Prepare A Will?

Preparing a thorough will takes a bit of planning, but helps to ensure that your wishes are carried out successfully. When you meet with an estate planning attorney, they will likely ask about...

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Everything You Need to Know About Car Accidents

Car Accident Lawyer Car accidents are some of the most common accidents in the world, and in the United States it’s estimated that around 6 million accidents happen annually. Most of the accidents...

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Iowa Head-On Collision Accident Lawyer

Iowa Head-On Collision Accident Lawyer If you were injured in a head-on accident, and you believe it was not your fault, please call an Iowa head-on collision accident lawyer as soon as possible. ...

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Factors That Affect Your Personal Injury Settlement Timeline

  If you have a personal injury lawsuit pending, you may be wondering how long it will take you to receive your settlement and how large that settlement will be. There are a few factors that...

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5 Steps to Take After a Construction Site Injury

Working in construction comes with its share of risks, but it’s an important industry that requires the skilled hands of professionals in various trades. When someone is injured on a construction...

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Can I Request Receipts to Show What Child Support Was Spent On?

Can I Request Receipts to Show What Child Support Was Spent On? Child support is often a difficult subject. In many instances, the custodial parent may feel that they are not receiving enough...

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Possible People or Entities That Could Be Included in a Truck Accident Lawsuit

Auto Accident Lawyer When you’re involved in a trucking accident, the results are typically devastating. Not only could you have experienced serious injuries, someone you love could have died, and...

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Hiring a Collection Attorney to Help You with a Creditor

Car Accident Attorney As someone who has acquired some debt, you may not have known it was going to get to this point. You probably had a plan for paying it back, but life just got in the way. Now...

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Steps to Take to Obtain Social Security Disability

Social security disability benefits are a necessary form of assistance the people should apply for through the Social Security Administration. In your lifetime, it’s possible that you may...

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Transitioning Into a Divorced Household

Personal Injury Lawyer While divorce can be difficult for adults, it is especially challenging for children. Most kids will blame themselves or feel some form of resentment. It is important not to...

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Factors That Determine Traffic Attorney’s Fees

Auto Accident Attorney Hiring an attorney to represent you in traffic court can be expensive. On the other hand, the fines imposed by the traffic court can also be hefty, and that’s not even...

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5 Steps To Getting Back Out There After A Divorce

Personal Injury Lawyer Regardless of if it was you or your spouse who initiated the divorce, it hurts and has lifelong effects. It will take time to heal and be ready to move forward in life...

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What Qualities Make a Good Medical Malpractice Attorney?

Hiring a lawyer probably isn’t at the top of your to-do list—unless you find yourself in a legal battle. During this time of need, only the most skilled, competent lawyer will do. If you had...

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4 Ways a Personal Injury Claim May Impact Your Insurance Costs

Being injured in a car accident can change your life forever, especially when your injuries are severe enough to prevent you from returning to work or resuming the life you lived before the...

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Preparing to Write a Living Trust

Personal Injury Lawyer If you’ve been thinking about estate planning, you may have heard the term “living trust,” but aren’t sure what it is or how it works. Below is a brief overview. When you...

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Steps to Take After a Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied

Injury Lawyer Workers’ compensation is intended to protect injured workers and their employers. Most states require this coverage, though there are a few exceptions. If you were injured on the...

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What If I Was Pulled Over For Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)?

Car Accident Lawyer Being pulled over and arrested for a DWI, means that the officer believes you were intoxicated by some substance, whether that be alcohol or drugs. It is illegal to operate a...

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The Colorado Sex Offender Registry Program

A person convicted of a sex crime in Colorado must register with the publicly-searchable Colorado’s Sex Offender Tracking and Registration System (SOTAR). Most offenders are required by law...

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Types of Truck Accidents

When it comes to truck accidents, even the smallest collision can be deadly. If you’ve ever stood next to a semi-truck, you know just how big they are. As a result, trucks can pose a dangerous...

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When Does Invading Privacy Become a Crime?

Personal Injury Lawyer With security cameras all over the place these days, our personal data can be easily misused online or hijacked. With devices in our homes hearing our every word, it can...

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Medical Malpractice Cases and Infection

It seems like every year there is a new and terrifying infection, like SARS, bird flu, and now the Coronavirus. These infections cause a media sensation that overshadows even more devastating...

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4 Ways To Take Charge Of Your Health and Minimize Risk of Medical Malpractice

4 Ways To Take Charge Of Your Health and Minimize Risk of Medical Malpractice As we are growing up, most of us learn to view doctors as the final authority and person we can trust to always know...

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How to Navigate a Wrongful Death Claim

Wrongful Death Claims Do you think that you might have a wrongful death claim? If you lost a loved one due to the negligence or actions of another person, then you may have a claim. What you may...

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Is a Nursing Home Liable If Residents Slip and Fall?

Depending on the circumstances of the incident, when a resident in a nursing home falls, that facility may be held liable. Statistically, the average nursing home will report a couple hundred...

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Gaining Power of Attorney: 4 Common Questions

There may come a time when your elderly parents or other loved ones are no longer able to make important decisions on their own due to advancing age or illness and you have to step up and make...

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Who Is Liable for Medical Malpractice?

If a patient dies from a healthcare professional’s negligence, the estate could file a wrongful death claim for medical malpractice. Medical malpractice is defined as a deviation from the...

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The Difference Between Child Support and Alimony

For those facing divorce, you may have many questions regarding child support and alimony. Whether you are the person who is receiving alimony or requesting it, chances are you will be curious as...

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Slip and Fall Accidents

Personal Injury Lawyer Slip and fall accidents occur more often than we would like. Some slip and falls are caused due to the negligence of another person or entity, other slip and falls are...

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An In-Depth Look at the Legal Procedure After a Drunk Driving Accident

More states have been cracking down on offenders who are found intoxicated while behind the wheel of a car. Unfortunately, because of this, more officers are making arrests that may be unfounded...

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How Much Does It Cost to File for Bankruptcy?

If you’re thinking about filing for bankruptcy, you’re probably concerned about the costs associated with this debt relief process. This is understandable. It’s not easy to think about adding any...

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What Is a Good Settlement for a Personal Injury Case?

Before you undertake filing a personal injury lawsuit, you may be wondering how much an average settlement would be. Most civil court cases end in a settlement of some kind, rather than the trial...

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What Can I Do When I Was Injured in an Accident Caused by a Pothole?

Car Accident Pot Holes Potholes are a hazardous road condition. Drivers, motorcycle riders, and bicyclists frequently lose control of their vehicles when they hit a pothole. Loss of control can...

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3 Differences Between Chapter 13 and 7 Bankruptcy

Choosing to take control of your finances may require a bold step. Depending on your situation, the only way to firm financial footing may involve filing bankruptcy. While this process was once...

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Changes to Reporting Harassment at Colleges and Universities

Changes to Reporting Harassment at Colleges and Universities Under the new law regarding reporting requirements for incidents of sexual harassment, it is now a criminal offense with authorized...

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Why You Shouldn’t Talk to an Insurance Adjuster Without a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you were injured in an accident that was caused by the careless conduct of another person or business, you have the right to seek compensation. In most cases, the negligent individual’s...

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How Does Fault Law Work?

A car accident is something that can change your life. If you suffer severe injuries, you may wind up being unable to go about your daily routine the same way. Some states allow insurance...

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Wrongful Death Lawyer FAQ: What do I need to prove in a wrongful death case?

Wrongful Death FAQs The term “wrongful death” is a legal term that refers to the death of an individual who lost their life because of the negligent, careless, reckless, or malicious...

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5 Tips for Preventing Road Rage Accidents

Thousands of road rage accidents occur each year across the United States. While it is not a fully-understood reaction to driving problems or situations, professionals are studying the phenomenon...

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Steps to Probate

Probate is the legal process in which a will is proved valid in court. If you were named the executor of another person’s will, it’s your responsibility to handle the probate process. While the...

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Slip and Fall Lawyer FAQ: Can I File a Claim If I Fell at a Shopping Mall?

Our slip and fall lawyers have won millions of dollars in compensation for victims who were injured in a tragic slip and fall accident. These incidents can happen anywhere, but often include...

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World’s Greatest Dog Receives Settlement

Dog Bite Lawyer Des Moines IA Dog attacks and dog bites are serious problems here in Iowa!  Even service dogs aren’t free from harm. If you or your emotional support dog (ESA) are attacked and...

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How Long Do You Have to File a Workers’ Comp Claim?

Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim In the US, there is a nation-wide system called workers’ compensation. Under this system, any individuals who are injured while working are completely...

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Personal Injury Law

Injury Lawyer Nobody will blame you for having questions after your personal injury accident – it’s a chaotic and traumatic event that can leave you feeling pretty drained both mentally and...

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Important Questions to Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer

Bankruptcy FAQs Often, one of the most significant concerns people have when deciding to hire a bankruptcy lawyer is how much it will cost. This is certainly a fair question, as you’re trying to...

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Seeking Third Party Custody

The past few months our law firm has received a vast number of inquiries from potential new clients regarding guardianship. The calls included Elder Law guardianship concerning a person or...

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Common Mistakes That Could Be Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Medical mistakes sometimes occur. No one likes to think that their healthcare providers are human, but errors are inevitable. Still, we hold doctors, nurses, and other medical...

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Motorcycle Rollover Accidents

Motorcycle Crashes For most people who ride motorcycles, it goes much deeper than just a mode of transportation. There is a real joy they feel when they are driving on the open road...

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How Do I Find a Doctor After a Pedestrian Accident?

Pedestrian accident victims need to find adequate medical care as quickly as they can. That isn’t always easy. Emergency care is available for life-threatening injuries, but paying for ongoing...

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I work out of state – Where do I apply for workers’ compensation payments after I’m hurt on the job?

Car Accident Lawyer What Is Workers’ Compensation Insurance? Workers’ compensation insurance, commonly called workers’ comp, is a type of insurance policy that provides benefits...

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United States Has the Highest Fatal Crash Rate

Car Accident Lawyer The comparison below was created by Copyscape, which checked 500 words of pasted text. The page below has 26 words matching 5% of the text, as highlighted by Copyscape: Studies...

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Why Hospitals and Doctors Get Sued for Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Lawyer If your loved one passed away unnecessarily at the hands of a negligent medical professional, chances are you’re wondering about filing a wrongful death lawsuit. There are...

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Medical Malpractice FAQ: What is patient abandonment, and can I file a medical malpractice case if I am a victim of it?

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