Law

What It Means When You Post Someone’s Bail

If you live long enough, there's a pretty good chance that, at some point, you'll get that desperate, late night phone call from a friend or family member who needs to be bailed out of jail. Whether or not you choose to post bail is, of course, up to you, but before you agree to do it, you should know the responsibilities that go along with signing a bail bond contract. Read More 

Common Concerns You May Have When Faced With A Criminal Charge

Being charged with a crime is a very serious matter, and it is vital for you to take active steps to protect yourself from the worst of the potential outcomes of these cases. Unfortunately, there are many people that do not fully understand what they should expect from their attorney or their trial, and this can cause them to feel uncertain about how they should proceed. By having a couple of common questions answered, you should have a better understanding about how you should proceed. Read More 

Do You Have A Medical Malpractice Suit?

If you are injured while you are under the care of a doctor, you may think that you have a medical malpractice suit. After all, your doctor is supposed to make sure that you are healed and cured, not let you get hurt. However, your case may not qualify as a medical malpractice suit. How can you tell if it does? Standard of Care The first requirement for a medical malpractice suit is for your doctor to have violated the standard of care. Read More 

I Need To Fire An Employee. Do I Need A Lawyer?

If you own your own company and need to fire someone who had worked within your business, you may wonder if you should seek legal counsel about the termination. In most instances, firing someone with a justifiable reason will go by without a hitch, however there are some situations where it is best to be prepared. Here are some of the times when hiring an employment lawyer, such as one from Michael Terrence Conway & Co, is in your best interest when firing one of your employees. Read More 

How Can Contributory Negligence Affect Your Personal Injury Claim?

When you go after someone who you feel is responsible for an injury that you have received, you likely expect that there will be some form of defense strategy projected back at you. However, what you may not expect is for the other party to claim that you were at fault for your own injury! Contributory negligence is a term that is used in personal injury claims that basically means that your own negligence contributed to your own injury. Read More