The ability to arrange for contingency fees when working with a lawyer has helped many people find justice when they do not have enough money to pay for legal fees up front. While not every law firm offers contingency fee agreements, many do. If you need help with a lawsuit or other legal matter, and you do not think you have enough money to hire a lawyer, you are not out of luck at all. You only have to find[...]
The term "probable cause" is one you've likely heard several times in your life, but it can be a vague concept until you find yourself faced with charges related to operating while intoxicated, or OWI. The purpose of probable cause is to ensure that an officer's investigation of you is justified and not the result of a hunch or random suspicion. The legal requirements surrounding probable cause can help you get charges dropped if those standards are not followed.
When you are injured in a car accident, you have to take steps to protect yourself and preserve your rights, including contacting a personal injury attorney. But what if you witness an accident? You may be the person most able to ensure authorities get accurate information about the accident. But as a witness, you need to be careful.
Understanding your rights after a personal injury starts by finding legal help. Every day, Eisenberg Law Offices helps people get the compensation they deserve for injuries in the Madison, Wisconsin area. But for many, the dilemma comes not in deciding to retain an attorney, but in knowing what to take to your consultation. With that in mind, before you arrive to your appointment, take a look at this checklist to make sure you are prepared.
The discovery process in a personal injury lawsuit gives both attorneys the opportunity to understand the facts at issue. Part of this depends on documents; the police report, accident pictures, and other paper evidence will come in. But one of the most important pieces of the process is the deposition. If you are injured, the other side will want to depose you before trial. The process can be nerve-wracking, but it also gives you an opportunity to tell your story[...]
Police officers in Wisconsin who suspect someone of operating while intoxicated (OWI) will pull that driver over to confirm their suspicions. This may involve a field sobriety test and a breathalyzer test. You may have heard that you should refuse the test. Unfortunately, that is not true. Thanks to Wisconsin's Implied Consent law, your choices are extremely limited once you've gotten behind the wheel after drinking or taking drugs.
Wire fraud is considered a white collar crime. It is categorized with similar non-violent crimes that involve money such as theft, embezzlement, and counterfeiting, among others. Wire fraud is also a federal offense, so fines and penalties are severe.