An experienced criminal defense attorney holds many tools to use as potential defenses during the pendency of a criminal action, from poking holes in the prosecution’s case to raising defenses specific to the defendant’s conduct or case.
A probation violation can carry serious consequences. The judge can continue the probation term with or without modifications, such as adding conditions or extending the term, or revoke probation and send the person to jail or prison.
If you get hurt on the job, it is important that you understand your state’s workers’ compensation system. Workers’ compensation (sometimes referred to as “workman’s compensation”) may be your only means of receiving compensation for a work-related injury, so read on to learn the details of how workers' comp functions.
If your injuries are not clearly work-related, require extensive medical treatment, involve long periods of time off work, or result in permanent disability, you should call a workers' compensation lawyer.