People often turn to plastic surgery to improve a physical appearance and boost self-esteem, or to repair genetic abnormalities or injuries from an accident. These surgeries are intended for positive changes, but in some cases procedures go wrong and result in negative losses by the patient. When a procedure fails, a patient could experience health […]

Prior to settling any claim, it’s imperative to understand what medical expenses are outstanding.  Further, it’s important to prioritize these expenses by whether a valid lien has been asserted. Do not rely on whether the lien has been properly presented to the Plaintiff or Plaintiff’s counsel.  In most jurisdictions, this is irrelevant. It’s important to […]

With so many people using cabs as transportation, taxi accidents are becoming more and more common. If you are involved in a taxi accident, it’s understandable to feel scared and overwhelmed. An attorney, like a car accident lawyer Des Moines IA trusts, will likely advise you to stay calm and take the necessary steps to […]

There can be many benefits to going under the knife for plastic surgery, it can help to improve upon your appearance, boost your confidence and overall make a person feel better about themselves. It can also have the benefit of repairing any abnormalities due to genetics, reduce signs of aging and repair injuries that were […]

Federal Health Care Fraud includes a variety of serious federal offense that can expose one to potential significant prison time and large fines.  The penalties can include prison sentences of between 10 to 15 years (or more) and fines up to $500,000.  The charges that can be brought are broad, and cover a large range […]

I hate to think of how often I have advised a client to give out our card when contacted by law enforcement detectives in connection with an investigation in lieu of volunteering information . While cooperating with  law enforcement authorities may seem like a noble and worthy goal, it is not self- evident how the […]

A proffer agreement is a written contract between a federal prosecutor and a criminal defendant or someone who is under investigation, in which the person agrees to provide the government with helpful information about crimes with some assurances that they will be protected against prosecution.  Proffer is also sometimes called “Queen for a day.” Proffer […]

Clients are often fearful of going to trial because of the stress, time and expense that it takes. Trial is undoubtedly a very difficult process. Most clients get extremely nervous about the idea of taking the stand, and having to tell their story to a room full of strangers. Even worse, the thought of family […]

Athletic activities can be excellent spaces for children to tune their physical health as well as build character. Despite the developmental benefits, your child may be at heightened risk for an injury. Knee injuries are extremely common in the United States and are frequently attributed to sports-related incidents. Highly common injuries of the knee experienced […]

Your right to remain silent after you’ve been charged with a criminal offense is one of the most important rights you have. You’ve likely seen TV shows and movies featuring police officers reading someone their “Miranda Rights,” which includes the right to remain silent. However, this legal right is a little more complex than it […]