May 2020 Archives

What impact does a criminal conviction have on employment?

It can be difficult for anyone to secure gainful employment. It's especially hard for those with criminal records. Crimes disappear off a person's record like a bankruptcy after a few years in other countries. They never do in the United States, though. A criminal conviction sticks on a person's record for the rest of their life here.

A glimpse into legal malpractice trends

Legal malpractice is a serious issue because it directly impacts the client's life, but some clients might not realize that they have any recourse. They may believe that the improper representation they received is normal and that there is nothing they can do to recover the damages.

Steps to take if you’re injured in a slip-and-fall accident

It's easy to assume you'll never suffer an injury in a slip-and-fall accident, but this could happen when you least expect it. For example, you could fall in a grocery store after stepping on a can of vegetables. Or maybe you fall in a parking lot after stepping into a large pothole or crack.

The 3 main causes of police brutality explained

If you have ever been brutalized by the Denver police, you are no stranger to true terror. Being shot, beaten or otherwise roughed-up by those whose stated mission is to "protect and serve" is definitely no laughing matter. Your focus narrows to surviving the incident with all your bodily functions intact, as you know that many in other jurisdictions did not fare so well against police brutality.

What should you know before filing a legal malpractice lawsuit?

It's not uncommon for Colorado attorneys to make mistakes when litigating a case. Those errors may result in a different verdict from what you'd expected, but that doesn't necessarily mean that they did anything wrong. It may be a different story if your attorney neglected to file the appropriate motions in a case or missed a deadline. It's in instances like these that you may have reason to sue them for malpractice.

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