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What Does Bar Stand for in the Bar Exam or the Bar Association?

While there are many differing opinions regarding where the word "bar" comes from, the common consensus is that the word derives from the wall that divided European courtrooms. This layout continues today in courtrooms across the United States. A bar or a rail separates the courtroom section that is open to the public from...

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4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

Have you been injured in Miami? Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses.  You can often pursue compensation by filing an insurance claim or lawsuit. However, it may not always be clear whether you have grounds to seek compensation. This is one of...

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What to Wear to a Miami Court

When you need to make an appearance in a Miami courtroom, you must prepare your attire appropriately. Many courtrooms have a dress code, and if you break that code, you could be held in contempt of court. Courtroom dress code rules apply whether you are attending court in person or through your computer via...

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Highest Paid Types of Lawyers: Must Read

Lawyers have a reputation for making a lot of money. But lawyer salaries can vary by tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, depending on a lawyer’s location, practice area, experience, and firm choice. The median salary for all lawyers in 2020 was about $127,000. The range of salaries for attorneys runs from an...

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What is the Difference Between Lawyers and Attorneys?

The terms “lawyer” and “attorney” have the same meaning in the US. They both refer to someone who practices law. The technical term for someone admitted to the Florida Bar is “attorney at law” or “counselor at law.” But most lawyers don’t use these terms. Instead, they favor the more recognizable terms “lawyer” or...

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What is the Average Settlement For a Miami Personal Injury Claim?

Have you been injured in Miami, FL, as a result of someone else’s negligence? If so, you may be able to recover compensation for losses like your medical bills, lost wages, and more. You can typically pursue money through an insurance claim or lawsuit. Qualified personal injury attorneys in Miami, FL can maximize your...

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How Safe Are Motor Scooters in Miami, FL?

For many, motor scooters provide a convenient way of traveling around Miami, FL. However, you may have questions regarding how safe these motor scooters are in a crowded city environment like South Florida. Numerous factors influence motor scooter safety. The following overview will help you better understand them. What is a Motor Scooter? A...

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When a Case Has No Settlement At Mediation, What’s Next?

When it comes to choosing mediation to “argue” a Personal Injury related case, there are many solid reasons to go this route. The choice to use mediation (if it suits the particulars of the case) can speed up the legal process, provide a more concise handling of the case, and it’s known to be...

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