Examples Of Different Types Of Criminal Sentences

Posted on: 9 October 2019
If you are facing a criminal charge, you should be aware of the potential penalties you might face if you get convicted. Below is an overview of various forms of criminal sentences. Concurrent vs. Cumulative Concurrent and cumulative (consecutive) sentences may be handed out to those convicted of multiple crimes. For the concurrent sentences, all the sentences begin at the same time. For the cumulative sentences, the sentences are served one after the other.
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How Emotional Injuries Are Considered In A Personal Injury Case

Posted on: 5 September 2019
When you are in an accident or you are hurt because of the negligence of another person, your overall injuries often go beyond the obvious physical ones. Your pain and suffering are important too, and this includes your emotional pain after having sustained a serious injury that leaves you without the ability to work for an extended period of time. Establishing mental pain and suffering may take some effort. In some cases, mental pain and suffering may be obvious, while in others the suffering is more subtle.
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Initial Offers From Insurance Companies: What You Need To Know

Posted on: 31 July 2019
An injury due to negligence of another person or party is upsetting and frustrating. While you have to deal with the pain of physical injuries, you also have to contend with insurance companies to receive adequate compensation. In some cases, an insurance company may offer you a lower amount to settle your case than what you need. In this case, you will need an attorney to help you receive a higher payout.
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Making Restitution: An Enhanced Penalty

Posted on: 3 July 2019
A relatively new form of punishment for criminal acts has slowly crept into sentencing guidelines. Restitution is a financial payment made to the victims or to the next of kin of victims and is owed by the convicted perpetrator of the crime. If you have been arrested, being aware of what you are facing in terms of punishment is very important. Read on and speak to your defense attorney about victim restitution.
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