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Importance of Working With an Attorney for a First-Time DUI Offense

Importance of Working With an Attorney for a First-Time DUI Offense

DUI
Being pulled over for driving under the influence can be a nerve-racking experience, especially for first time offenders. Many people who are charged with a DUI for the first time, may not understand that they have the right to hire an experienced DUI attorney, who can counsel them in their case and represent them in court. If you have been accused of a DUI, it is important to hire an experienced Fayetteville DUI attorney to represent you in your case and here’s why. An attorney will look at all the evidence surrounding your DUI stop: Many DUI cases are based on evidence that is not sound, and unfortunately people are often falsely accused of breaking the law. Your attorney will look at all the evidence from your DUI stop including…
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Personal Injury 101: Common Causes of Wrongful Death

Personal Injury 101: Common Causes of Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death
When families lose a loved one due to the reckless, negligent, or willful acts of another person, they may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Spouses, parents, and children are all eligible to file wrongful death suits, and in some cases, grandparents qualify as well. Wrongful death can be caused by many types of incidents, and at Overman and Overman Law, our team of compassionate personal injury attorneys can fight to obtain you justice for your loved one. Our Fayetteville firm has represented clients who have lost a loved one from: Medical Malpractice: When a person dies because a medical professional fails to provide the needed level of care, the family may file a wrongful death suit based on medical malpractice. Medical malpractice claims can include prescription errors,…
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4 Steps to Take Immediately Following a Slip and Fall Accident

4 Steps to Take Immediately Following a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and Fall
A slip and fall accident can occur anywhere, especially when weather conditions are unfavorable or floors are left wet. When slip and fall accidents happen because of a landlord or property manager’s negligence, victims are eligible to build a legal case under premises liability law. If you have recently fallen on someone else’s property because of poorly maintained walkways or other hazards, it is critical to take these steps immediately following your accident. Seek out medical care: After slipping, tripping, or falling, it is vital to seek out the proper medical care for your injuries. The records from your medical care will be important evidence when it comes to seeking out compensation for your injuries. Report the accident: Regardless of where your slip and fall accident occurs-at a friend’s apartment…
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What Makes a Sound Legal Contract?

What Makes a Sound Legal Contract?

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Whether you’re dealing with a real estate transaction, an employment contract, or an agreement with a business vendor, the documents you use are of vital importance. They say that the backbone of the legal world is in the paperwork, and it’s true- the contracts you sign determine the outcomes of everything in your personal life and your career. However, there are too many documents out there that aren’t clear, concise, or even legally enforceable. Disputes of all kinds often stem from two parties interpreting a contract in different ways. And when it comes to lawsuits, the preceding contracts form the foundation of both the prosecution and the defense. Most legal documents go through three stages: Initial offer- creator of contract outlines their “bid.” Consideration or counteroffer- other parties consider the…
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