Oct 18, 2020 by BBJ Law

If your civil rights were violated by law enforcement personnel, you may have grounds for a claim. While taking action won’t erase the trauma you’ve experienced, it could yield the funds needed to put your life back together in the wake of the incident. In order to pursue a payout, you’ll have to prove that …

Oct 11, 2020 by BBJ Law

If you’re struggling financially, you are not alone. The number of bankruptcy filings across the United States has increased steadily over the past 100 years. For many consumers, bankruptcy offers a fresh start by discharging all kinds of debts, thereby providing a clean slate. That doesn’t mean, however, that it’s the right approach for everyone …

Oct 5, 2020 by Gabriel Sutton

It’s only natural to seek support from your friends and followers on social media when recovering from serious injuries. If you intend to take action against those liable for the damages, though, it’s wise to stay offline. Insurance adjusters are always looking for reasons to challenge a claimant’s credibility, and monitoring social media often gives …

Sep 25, 2020 by Gabriel Sutton

If you were seriously hurt in a wreck with a drunk, distracted, or negligent driver, you may be entitled to compensation for the resulting damages. Before you can pursue a payout, though, you’ll have to put together a strong personal injury claim. Although every winning claim is unique, they all have at least one thing …

Jul 4, 2020 by BBJ Law

If you or someone in your family has been seriously injured in a truck accident, you may be entitled to monetary damages. Unfortunately, you can expect the defendant and their insurance company to search for any possible reason to deny your claim or reduce its value. To win a settlement or verdict, your attorney will …

Jul 4, 2020 by BBJ Law

Often referred to as “reorganization bankruptcy,” chapter 13 makes paying back creditors more manageable by implementing a three- to five-year repayment plan. If any applicable debts remain after the plan has ended, they’ll be discharged, thereby providing a clean slate. Because Chapter 7 discharges debt immediately, on the other hand, many debtors find it preferable …

Jul 4, 2020 by BBJ Law

Nearly 4 out of 5 Americans live paycheck to paycheck, which means even a small unanticipated expense or a single week of missed work is enough to threaten most families’ financial security. If circumstances beyond your control have left you in an overwhelming amount of debt, filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy could provide a much-needed …

Jul 4, 2020 by BBJ Law

There are many ways that a consumer product could become defective. The designer might use a hazardous material when a safer alternative was available. The manufacturer might construct the product in such a way that makes it unreasonably dangerous when used as intended. Sometimes a defect arises when a product is in the possession of …

Jun 30, 2020 by BBJ Law

In the aftermath of a serious truck accident, the thought of entering contentious legal proceedings can seem overwhelming. But if you incur significant medical bills, lost income, and other damages, the outcome of your claim could have a major influence on your future financial security. With so much at stake, it’s important that you do …

Jul 25, 2015 by BBJ Law

If you were injured or lost a family member due to a defective product, you may be entitled to monetary damages. Unfortunately, product designers and manufacturers often have the resources to challenge any claim brought against them. Recovering a fair settlement may therefore involve an uphill legal battle, and one mistake could be all it …