My name is Danielle Diaz. One of the things I've learned in life, both inside and outside the courtroom, is that it is important to not see others as your enemy. Even though you may see the prosecutor as your enemy, he or she is just trying to do a job. It may be possible that you can get a prosecutor or the judge to be sympathetic and get him or her on your side. In order to accomplish this, you need to understand the law. I feel that most individuals do not understand the law, which is why I was motivated to create this blog.
17 April 2020
A slip and fall accident can happen when you least expect it, causing an injury that leaves you with medical bills and a long recovery. Here are some questions to ask yourself if you are the victim of a slip and fall to guide your legal options for taking action. Could The Accident Have Been Prevented? One important thing to ask yourself is if there is anything that could have been done to prevent the accident from happening.
13 March 2020
A core principle of personal injury law in America is the notion of reasonableness. This applies largely to the question of whether a reasonable person in a similar situation would make similar choices to the ones the defendant made. Let's look at how a personal injury attorney representing a plaintiff might look at this issue. Is There a Professional or Regulatory Standard? Generally, when there are professional or regulatory standards that apply to a situation, those standards prevail regardless of what the average person might think is reasonable.
5 February 2020
Being injured while you're on the job can be a stressful and frustrating situation. You may have to take time off of work to heal, and you may feel added stress because of money concerns or fear of how your employer will handle the situation. Any time you're in this kind of situation, it's best to contact an attorney. A workers compensation attorney can help in many ways, and they deal with similar cases on a regular basis, so they have the experience and legal knowledge needed to handle the job.
10 January 2020
The construction industry is all about contracts and partnerships between various parties. When you undertake a large construction job, that often means working with a wide range of different contractors and suppliers. Sometimes, during a construction job, disputes can arise over quality of work, pay, and various other issues. When it comes to dealing with a construction dispute, you need to have a plan. Tip #1: Obtain Legal Assistance The first thing you need to do is hire some legal counsel to assist you with your dispute.
11 December 2019
Mesothelioma is a cancer that can almost always be prevented, as it has been proven that the cause of mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos and breathing in the fibers. For an individual exposed to asbestos who develops mesothelioma, a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party can be filed on behalf of the individual to seek damages. If the person in a mesothelioma case is deceased, the estate of the individual can file a wrongful death claim to hold the companies responsible for exposing the individual to asbestos accountable for their refusal to share information about the dangers of inhaling asbestos.