Archive for February, 2014
Approximately 95% of all injury law suits tend to reach settlements without a trial, but you cannot expect that level of success if you do not find a good lawyer to represent you. Whether you are suffering chronic problems or have gone through a catastrophic personal injury, you will want to perform the preliminary research to find personal injury attorney that fit your needs.
Finding the right attorney for personal injury can be fairly straight forward if you follow some general tips for your research. You should begin by looking at reviews and case studies on various review sites that feature client feedback on local injury lawyers and specific injury lawsuit settlements that they have helped settle. You should use third party sites to research the feedback from previous clients on their expe
Law firms are taking steps to combat an upsetting trend: lawyers are committing suicide at alarming rates. Out of all American professionals, lawyers are the fourth most likely to resort to suicide, CNN reports. (Dentists, pharmacists, and physicians are the only workers more likely to purposely end their lives.) CNN adds, “Lawyers are 3.6 times more likely to suffer from depression than non-lawyers.”
Training and Programs Address Lawyers’ Disquieting Suicide Rates
The alarming increase in lawyer deaths, however, is not going unnoticed. CNN explains, “California, Montana, Iowa, Mississippi, Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina added a ‘mental health’ component to mandatory legal continuing education. Kentucky starts its annual conference on continuing educati