Austrian Train Injury Case Has No Legs In US Court

By on Dec 18, 2015 in Hiring a Lawyer, Lawyer Prices and Billing, Technology and the Law |

It was made clear that the Supreme Court does not want Carol P. Sachs, from California to take legal action in a US court for injuries sustained in a train accident in Austria. Carol P. Sachs Accident Sachs was boarding a train located in Innsbruck but lost her legs in the process. She wants to take legal action in a Californian court because she purchased her train ticket online in the United States. The ticket was purchased online from a Massachusetts travel agent. Objections to the Lawsuit It was agreed by many that this lawsuit should not be held in the US because the incident occurred in a foreign country. According to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg the connection of the case with the United States was minimal. It only involved the purchase of a ticket in Massachusetts for over thirty railroads. It’s the only event in the case that occurred in the United States. Everything else...

Top 10 Ways to Get Fired By Your Lawyer

By on Dec 17, 2015 in Hiring a Lawyer, Lawyer Marketing Tips, Lawyer Prices and Billing |

Yes, it happens. Fired by your lawyer? Seems like an odd concept. Won’t a lawyer take any client willing to pay? Indeed some will. The best ones will not. Life is simply too short. If you treat your lawyer like a commodity, you run the risk of losing the most important part of the attorney/client relationship. Even if you think you only need the lawyer for a single project, there are certain things you, as a client, can do to sabotage the relationship. Lie to Your Lawyer There is a saying that doctors and lawyers should never lie. The lawyer is the one who represents you in court and everything you tell him he will use in your defense and benefit. It must therefore be maximally honest. Otherwise attorney will cease cooperation with you. Ask your Lawyer to Lie for You This is even worse! Hardly any lawyer will cease to lie to you and thus potentially endanger his career and a good...