Monthly Archives July 2013


Understanding Contingency Fees and Agreements

Personal injury attorneys typically work on a contingency agreement. This type of agreement is not usually used in criminal cases or in family law cases. It is, essentially, an arrangement that makes the civil courts more accessible to people who might not be able to afford to pay fees to an attorney up front and […]

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How to Handle Legal Threats

There are some people in the world who like to threaten to sue at every opportunity. Most of the time, these threats can be dismissed as desperate actions undertaken by people who probably don’t even understand why they don’t have good reason to sue. There are those cases, however, where the person who threatens you […]

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Minnesota Adds Loss of Chance to Medical Malpractice Claims

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that the High Count in Minnesota has added “loss of chance” to the list of items that the victims of malpractice can sue over. The case centered on a child who was not diagnosed with cancer that eventually spread, requiring extensive treatments. The child is currently going through chemotherapy to treat […]

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Suing Over an Assault


When people are considering hiring a personal injury attorney, it’s usually because of a car accident, workplace injury, slip and fall or some other type of a mishap that was due to the negligence of another individual. There are instances, however, where personal injury attorneys are called in to deal with situations where somebody was […]

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