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Professionalism: Why Being Picky When Choosing an Attorney is Important

Professionalism: Why Being Picky When Choosing an Attorney is Important When you are in need of legal assistance, you will need to hire an attorney for help. Opening the yellow pages or looking online for an attorney leads you to a long list of names to choose from. Who do you hire? How do you know that you are choosing the right attorney? It is important to look for experienced law firms as well as one that specializes in your law need such as insurance law or employment law. Working with an attorney that does not specialize in your given situation can lead to you losing your case. Practice Makes Perfect The type of practice that an attorney works in is very important. If you are in need of a personal injury attorney, then you would not hire an attorney who specializes in family custody law. You want an individual who focuses on personal injury, knowing the laws of your area, so they can build a solid case. By working with an attorney, such as Romain Law of Manhattan Beach, you are ensuring that your case will be handled correctly and that you will be compensated or find justice in your case. Experience is a Must It is also essential that you hire an attorney who has experience. An attorney who has experience will not be hesitant in court and will be ready to work for you. It is best to find an attorney with experience in handling cases similar to yours with a proven track record of success. This way, you can feel more confident that you will...

Personal Injury Attorney: Should I get one?

In most cases, people who are involved in an accident would have the idea that everything is going to be fine because their insurance company has their back, or the other person’s insurance will cover everything for them. In reality it does not go as smooth as most people would like to think it should be. Oftentimes, insurance companies would try to minimize, if not disqualify you from obtaining benefits. It may sound cruel yet it is true and it does occur to people, most especially the ones who are not aware of their rights and privileges. This is just one reason why it is important to have someone to assist you with your ordeal. What can a personal injury attorney help you with? Hiring a personal injury attorney does not only help you understand your legal rights but they can also help you maximize the benefits and support that you could get. Depending on the physical damage that you have sustained and the inconveniences that came along with it, your attorney could help you maximize the value of your case or secure a very favorable settlement. People who did not seek professional assistance usually ended up with whatever the insurance companies provide them with or worse, with nothing but their injuries and a ton of medical bills to pay. Whom can I call for help and how much does it cost? In the State of California there is one man you could trust when it comes to personal injury cases and that is George G. Romain. The Law Office of George G. Romain is located at Van Nuys...

Do You Need Legal Representation for Nursing Home Abuse?

For some families, the decision to put an elder into nursing home care can be quite difficult. This is especially true when the senior or other family members are resistant to the decision, it is a decision that is never made lightly. Often, families come to this option as a last resort and must make difficult decisions about their elders’ care based on available options and resources. If your family has come to this decision, then you know how tough it was to place your mother, sister, father, brother, or other loved one into the hands of someone else for care. We know that you chose your loved one’s care with great precision, that’s why it’s so painful to deal with elderly abuse that you may have found is going on behind clothes doors with your loved one. The CDC states that elder abuse can include emotional or psychological harm, physical abuse, sexual abuse, or financial exploitation, and it done in an intentional manner that creates risk to the elderly person in question. Your loved one has every right to be treated with the respect, dignity, and care that they not only deserve but are also paying for. If you’ve recently found out that your loved one is at possible risk of abuse or have proof that they are in fact being abused, it is wise to seek legal counsel to find out about your rights and responsibilities. Before you move forward with a nursing home abuse lawsuit, you may want to consider all of the details of your case and available options. At the Law Office of George...

Top 3 Reasons Why You Need to Hire a Lawyer for Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury cases are essentially situations wherein you got injured because of another person’s negligence or carelessness like car accidents, dog bite, and elder abuse. If you believe that hiring a lawyer would be a waste of time and money for personal injury cases, especially when you think that the harm done was not serious, you need to reassess and consider the following: Minor injuries can get worse later – you must remember that an injury can become serious later especially if the doctor who treated you initially failed to make an accurate diagnosis. Note that once you already accepted a settlement offer, you have no choice but to face the problem alone since you have already given up all future claims related to your case. This unfortunate happening can be avoided if you consulted a lawyer at the onset since he will make sure that you would be fully protected. Damages are not limited to tangible ones – if your case reaches the court, your visible injuries (e.g. scrapes and bruises) would not be the only ones to be taken into account but even your “pain and suffering” as well. These kinds of damages are not included when you decide to settle the matter off-court. Insurance companies will protect their interest rather than yours – if you think that your insurance or the other party’s insurance would be enough to compensate you, keep in mind that insurance companies aim to pay as little as possible to make more profit. No matter what your insurance agent claim, take it with a grain of salt and hire a lawyer nonetheless....

The Importance of Legal Representation and Why Everybody Needs One

Many of us would love to go through life without disputes that need to be addressed legally. However, many times that’s not the case. This is why having the proper legal representation many times means the difference between winning and losing a legal battle. Having a competent and experienced lawyer by your side makes sure that you get the best legal services available. Whether it’s a legal dispute, a deal, a challenge or anything else requiring legal aid, it is important to have a lawyer. While everyone’s legal situation is disparate, here is what a lawyer can do for you; Proper guidance in legal matters The law is a tad complicated. As such, you need someone who can look at your situation objectively and do what’s best for you. It is important to engage proper representation as it can save you from otherwise avoidable problems. It will cost you more not having an attorney No matter what’s at stake, not having a lawyer will hurt you. Without legal representation, people might take advantage of that and you will be severely disadvantaged. Engage the services of expert witnesses or private detectives In legal issues, information is everything. Getting the right information at the right time is the key to winning a legal battle. We can engage the services of a private detective to find out something about a certain situation or an expert witness to testify. At the Law Offices of George G. Romain, we handle legal issues in five core areas. These are; Employment Law We provide thorough legal representation in matters concerning employees or employers. Such situations include...
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