Basic Ethics For Lawyer Advertising

Lawyers have several sets of rules to consider when creating advertisements. The FTC regulates all advertising in every state; each state may have its own regulations governing advertising; and the attorney ethics rules of the state in which you are advertising will regulate lawyer advertising. A review of FTC rules …

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Debt: Self-Help or a Credit Lawyer?

“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds nineteen shillings and sixpence, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds and sixpence, result misery”. Mr. Micawber’s remarks on debt remain just as true today, perhaps more so with the explosion of credit cards, as they did when Dickens …

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Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance for the Distressed Risk

Professional liability insurance is a necessity for lawyers. Unfortunately, not all lawyers are able to secure the coverage they need in the standard marketplace because they are considered to be a “distressed” risk. The question is, what exactly does “distressed” mean? A “distressed” risk is one that has difficulty securing …

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The Relevance of Lawyers in Asbestos Cases

Asbestos cases are notorious for having fraudulent claims mixed in with the real ones. For companies to help protect these claims through pre-packaged bankruptcy filings to avoid exposure is counterproductive. Asbestos cases that are filed in Federal Court are all transferred to one judge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This federal judge …

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10 ways to identify if your lawyer is right for you

An ideal lawyer will not just have a string of impressive credentials or gold lettering on his door. He or she will be caring, concerned, and devoted to their work. You need to think carefully before laying your trust in a lawyer after all in some cases your life, future, …

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How To Choose A Divorce Lawyer In Toronto

Choosing a Divorce Lawyer or a Family Lawyer in large urban centers such as Toronto, Thornhill, Markham, Richmond Hill and Vaughan, can be very challenging due to the large amount of divorce lawyers and family lawyers practicing in these areas in Ontario. Experienced divorce lawyers and family lawyers can help …

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Criminal Defense Lawyers: Reducing Murder to Manslaughter

Reducing murder to manslaughter is a task that presents itself in many murder cases. Depending on your state or jurisdiction you may be able to reduce murder to manslaughter by eliminating the element of “malice.” Classically, this is where the defendant acts by being provoked into a sudden quarrel or …

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