Serenity Olson

Why Patience Is A Critical Part Of Every Personal Injury Case

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Nearly every case a personal injury lawyer tackles has a tension between two equally challenging concerns. At one end is the urgency of clients often trying to deal with utility and medical bills, mortgage and car payments, lost wages, and the basics expenses of daily life. The other end is being pulled by the need to get the details right, a problem that takes time to solve. One piece of personal injury legal advice dominates in these situations: be patient.…

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When To Hire A DWI Lawyer

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If you have recently gotten in trouble with the law for drunk driving, you may be wondering if a DWI lawyer is worth the money. One of the biggest mistakes people make is by waiting too long to hire an attorney. It is your constitutional right to defend yourself, though it may not be the best strategy if you are trying to get the charges dropped. DWI lawyers have the experience and the know-how of working the legal system and can help you to know how to navigate the charges that stand before you.…

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Black Friday Madness: Personal Injuries Of The Insane Sort

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In just a few weeks, “Black Friday” will arrive. That one day a year when every store decides to bust out the most insane of holiday shopping deals and open at crazy hours is also the day when people forget to restrain themselves. Every year, there is a new horror story about punching, kicking, breaking personal property, stomping, stampeding, and crushing people who are in the way of somebody else’s shopping agenda.…

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Triggers For Injury Lawsuit Mistrials

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A mistrial occurs if the court abandons the case before its natural conclusion. If your personal injury case is declared a mistrial, it means you have to start the case from scratch. The following are some of the reasons a judge might declare a mistrial for a personal injury case. Judge or Lawyer Dies The death of a judge or lawyer may trigger a mistrial, particularly if the case had significantly progressed.…

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You Can Fail A Field Sobriety Test When Sober, So It's Best To Call A Lawyer

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You have not been drinking, but you have been pulled over by the police. The officer decides to have you do a field sobriety test to see if you are intoxicated. You think you should pass, however, did you know it is very possible to fail a field sobriety test when you are completely sober? If you have failed a field sobriety test and you haven’t had anything to drink, it’s best to call a DWI attorney to help you deal with it.…

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Family Member Arrested On Drug Possession? Steps To Take

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Watching a family member break the law can be overwhelming. Not only will you feel disappointed, but you may also feel ashamed and frightened for your family member’s future and well-being. If your loved one was recently arrested on a drug charge, you will most likely experience a great deal of emotional and financial distress. Of course, you will probably want to help your family member if they are stuck in jail.…

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Three Things To Know About Using An Alcohol Detection Tether

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One of the many punitive measures that you might face after being convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol is having to wear an alcohol detection tether. This is a device that you wear around your ankle, much like a monitor that someone under house arrest wears. The difference is that your apparatus tests your sweat for the presence of alcohol, which can prove your commitment to stay away from drinking as part of the conditions of your court appearance.…

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Three Things To Know About Emotional Abuse

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When people think about domestic violence, they commonly think of physical altercations that take place between partners or spouses — often, as part of a verbal argument. It’s important to know, however, that domestic violence isn’t just a physical thing. It can also encompass emotional abuse, which can occur in a number of different forms. A criminal charge of domestic violence based solely on emotional abuse might be difficult, but that doesn’t mean that emotional abuse is something to take lightly.…

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Are Trampoline Parks Safe To Visit? (Hint: Not At All)

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Indoor trampoline “parks” are a huge hit with people of all ages. Unfortunately, they may not be remotely safe, and a lot of people – especially children – are getting hurt. Before you take your family to one of these popular attractions, there are a few things you should know. Emergency Room Visits Related to Trampoline Parks Have Increased Dramatically According to a study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), trampoline park injuries have risen rapidly in the last few years.…

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Understanding Some Basic Self-Defense Factors

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If you have been charged with assault but feel as though you were acting purely in self-defense, then you want to discuss your defense with an assault attorney. There are certain aspects of self-defense that you may want to understand first. Keep reading to learn how the defense may or may not be applicable to your situation. A Threat Must Be Imminent Self-defense describes the actions taken by an individual to justify a reasonable amount of force taken to protect themselves from harm.…

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