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Personal Injury Attorney - Better Defense

Hiring a personal injury attorney of law may seem a kind of a luxury for outsiders. However, personal injury claims and trials can be very tricky, causing plaintiffs to lose the case. Many times, personal injury is a fight between the weak and the powerful, because it's one human against a huge corporation, which has all the money needed to hire the best personal injury lawyers for themselves to prove that the victim is wrong and her claim is not based on real facts.

Another chapter where the personal injury attorney can help a great deal is the compensation for an injury claim. While the court may decide the plaintiff is right and entitled to claim compensations, the value of these settlements could be much lower than what the victim could get if she hired a lawyer for building and sustaining her defense case.

Many people may not be aware of this, but filing a personal injury claim can be done only within a specific period of time after the accident or the injury happened. It's not free, because the state has the interest to keep away those persons who have made a passion from complaining and bringing people to lawsuits even without reason. Going through such a trial is not the best experience that could ever happen to somebody, therefore it's possible that parties negotiate a settlement in order to avoid going to court. The lawyer is helpful, because he already knows the tricks of the trade, the negotiation strings and push buttons, so he might be able to get you a much better deal than if you negotiated it by yourself.

There are many types of personal injuries:

Work related injuries, or work accidents, which can be a consequence of defective or missing protection equipment.Car accident injuries: when the other driver is guilty of the collision between your vehicles, you could file a personal injury claim and ask for compensations.Medical malpraxis personal injury: attorneys can fight for you in court in case you have been the victim of a medical error with consequences for your health and for your quality of life.Improper products injury: defective products, toys which are not suitable for children, not properly labeled, expired products can cause personal damage, therefore any consumer who's been a victim of defective or recalled goods can hire a personal injury attorney and file in the compensation claim.Whether your case ends up with a lump sum settlement, a structured settlement or with a court trial, hiring the best personal injury attorney you can afford could be in your financial benefit at the end of the day, because the extra money you'd be able to obtain as compensationcould be bigger than what you agreed to pay the lawyer.

11 hours ago

Archive News & Video for Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

16 hours ago

American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys Selects Heard Robins Cloud as a Top Mesothelioma Law Firm in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heard Robins Cloud, a leading national law firm dedicated to helping

mesothelioma patients, has been selected as a top 10 best law firm in

Louisiana by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

(AIOPIA), a division of the American Institute of Legal Counsel (AIOLC).

This is the firm's first year to be selected to the list.

"I am very proud to be selected for such a significant award," said

Lawrence Gettys, mesothelioma attorney at Heard Robins Cloud and head of

the firm's Baton Rouge office. "This only affirms that the work we do

for our clients makes a difference. While this list does recognize

attorneys with powerful results, it also gives credit to firms that

offer top-notch client service - a key component of Heard Robins Cloud."

Since 2014, AIOPIA has selected a group of law firms to their annual

list of 10 best law firms in each state. Criteria for selection include:

High client satisfaction

Top rated, including other major listings

Industry leader

No unresolved Bar complaints

History of significant awards

Active member of key legal associations

Active in the legal community, including publications and speaking


In addition, Heard Robins Cloud has been honored to be selected to

numerous other prestigious lists, such as the prestigious 2015 Litigator

Awards, Super Lawyers and Verdict Search's Top Verdicts of 2014. The

firm has a reputation for taking on difficult cases, fighting for

clients to achieve positive results and nurturing warm relationships

with each and every client.

To learn more about Heard Robins Cloud, visit the firm's website at

About Heard Robins Cloud

For nearly 20 years, the lawyers at Heard Robins Cloud have been

national leaders in precedent-setting litigation for people harmed by

corporate wrongdoing. The firm focuses its practice on catastrophic

injury cases, harmful drugs and devices, mesothelioma and asbestos

cancer, NFL concussion cases, serious trucking and vehicle accidents and

other areas that make a difference on a national scale. Learn more about

the law firm of Heard Robins Cloud at

23 hours ago

Zervos v. Trump (An Apprentice Sues Trump for Defamation — A Look at the Issues)

Summer Zervos

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1 day ago

John Edwards goes back to square one to practice personal injury law

Story highlightsEdwards is opening a practice in Raleigh with the same partner he started with in 1993It's his first step back into the public eye since his acquittal on campaign finance charges Report: He also does not think that his affair and his wife's death will influence juries against himHe has no more political ambitions, he and his daughter sayAfter two bids for the Oval Office, a sex scandal and a fraud trial, John Edwards is back where he started from.The former senator will be practicing personal injury law in his home state of North Carolina, CNN affiliate WRAL reported Monday.

He is opening a practice in Raleigh with the same law partner he started his first firm with i

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Legal :: Patent Translation Services

The current economy model rewards individuals who are inventive. When a new creation has been invented, it is paramount to get it registered with the national patent office. Once the registration is completed, the registrant will have a patent granting him exclusive rights over the invention. A patent is important because it gives the patent owner a 20 years period of monopoly in the market place.

2 days ago

High Paying Jobs! People Under 60 Need Not Apply

When you are old, please do not try to get a 'real' job. There's nothing out there for you except embarrassment and maybe pity. American companies don't want you working for them. They won't come right out and say it...but you will get the idea when the application says

What year did you graduate from high school?:

then there is a list and you are supposed to check off your year of graduation...You look down the list....





---nope go back a little more----




------nope, go further



------nope...go further down


1978 you keep laddering the list until finally it terminates at 1975.

I guess that's a pretty good clue they don't want anybody who graduated before 1975.

Well, I'm not going to sit around and gripe about this discrimination against my fellow senior citizens!

I've decided I'm going to buy a huge company and I'm only going to hire old people. You'll have to be at least 60 to come work for me. If you're over 80..there will be an immediate vice presidency for you!!!!!

Now when I buy this company there probably will be some young people working there so I'll have to get rid of them. I can't just fire them - that would be age discrimination .

I'm going to make them feel so unwelcome that they will quit.

The first thing I'm going to do is eliminate all coffee more coffee breaks. Instead, we'll take Naps!

At 10 o'clock every morning and again at 3:00 in the afternoon, I'll announce over the P.A. system..............................

"Okay's nap time. Time to lay down and relax and catch a few winks. I'll call you in 30 minutes.."

It will be a company rule that anybody caught drinking coffee during nap time, will be fired.

That should get rid of a lot of the whippersnappers...probably fifty per cent. .But for the stubborn ones who survive the nap rule, I'll swing into Plan B.

Under plan B, I'll modify all the bathrooms by removing any items like Sanitary napkin or condom dispensers......and I will replace them with special dispensers of "Depends". ................and I think I can depend on "Depends" to get rid of another forty percent of the Young people.

As you have probably already figured out...that still leaves me with a tough ten per cent of young fogies that I will have to get rid of.