No Fault Insurance

No-fault systems in theUnited Statestypically offer a kind of bargain between insurers and consumers. For their part, consumers are asked to forgo pain-and-suffering claims, which compensate for the mental anguish or loss of the enjoyment of life’s pleasures they have endured as a result of an accident. Insurers, on their side, promise that claims for economic losses (usually lost wages and hospital bills) will be handled relatively quickly because issues of fault do not have to be considered. Finally, in a no-fault system the insurer compensates for all economic losses, not just the ones caused by someone else’s negligence. read more

How to Search for A Lawyer Online

Searching for a lawyer online can be a frustrating endeavor. While a search for a book, movie or music album that you’re sure to love is a cinch, lawyers are a completely different animal. It’s difficult to find reliable reviews of lawyers online, there are a vast number of lawyers through which to wade, and after a while, all their websites start to seem the same. Fortunately, a growing number of lawyers are literally putting themselves out there so that people like you can judge how good a fit you and your case are with them and their firm: they’re doing this through attorney videos. Now, that phrase may call to mind the clumsy, direct appeals for clients that are so regrettably common in legal television commercials, but the online attorney videos are very different. These lawyers have decided to try and answer some common questions that they hear when they first meet with clients in order to both save time, and to help people like you find an attorney who meets your needs. In other words, most lawyer videos online are informational in nature, and will likely prove helpful to you. Here are some other ways attorney videos will help you in your lawyer search. read more