In the grand scheme of the law, two predominant case areas exist: criminal and civil. Criminal law deals with instances in which an individual commits a crime against societal rules. For example, robbing a bank is considered criminal activity. Civil law, on the other hand, takes over when a dispute exists between private individuals. Case in point, one major area of civil law involves divorce Continue Reading
Personal injury is a copious and complex area of law that encompasses a wide range of tort cases, including car accidents, animal attacks, food poisoning, back/neck injuries, traumatic brain injury and wrongful death.
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Briefly and generally speaking, the term “tort law” encomasses legal situations where an individual could be held liable for an injury inflicted upon another person. Tort law cases also involve the injured party seeking compensation for any damages they have experienced (property loss, physical harm or pain and suffering). There are three types of tort cases in which you could be involved. They Continue Reading
Like all other states, Colorado’s various types of cases have specific statutes of limitations. But one big difference lies in the damage caps that limit a plaintiff’s recovery. Source: Enjuris.com For those who aren’t familiar, a statute of limitations is the specific period of time in which a case needs to be filed before the right to file the claim is lost. These can range from just Continue Reading
Spinal cord injuries are almost always life-altering. SCIs can be minor enough that you may only need the assistance of a walker or wheelchair, or they can be extreme, leaving you completely dependent on others for care – or they can be varying degrees in-between. No matter the extent of the injury, a long rehabilitation process is inevitable. To understand the process better, you must first Continue Reading
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