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Ginny Lefever Appointed to Board of Life After Justice

Legal News And Updates| January 9, 2015

As a long-time supporter and fan of Ginny Lefever, we want to take this opportunity to congratulate her on her appointment to the board of Life After Justice.  Founded by exonerees Jarrett Adams and Antoine Day, Life After Justice is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting wrongfully convicted men and women rebuild their lives after …

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Beyond Civil Litigation: Healing After Justice is Served

Malpractice| December 23, 2014

The case that follows tragically demonstrates the obstacles clients and their civil litigation lawyers face when trying to reach a positive long-term outcome beyond the courtroom. A good worker under bad circumstances Josh* was a meat inspector with the United States Department of Agriculture. He was a great guy: young, idealistic, dedicated. In addition, his …

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How Justice, Compensation, and Listening Helped a Family Heal After a Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death| December 11, 2014

It was a family’s worst nightmare. Around 5:00 one morning, Genie Henderson*, a 21-year-old with a job at a senior living facility, was on her way to work driving northbound on the local highway. She had no way of knowing that a drunk driver, having mistaken an exit ramp for an on-ramp, was driving southbound …

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Touching Lives: The Human Inspiration for Us as Personal Injury Attorneys

Personal Injury|

If you ask personal injury attorneys what motivates them in their profession, chances are you’ll hear a range of responses, from the pursuit of justice to winning big settlements. But one of our most compelling reasons for doing this kind of work is the genuine desire to help people in need—to help a person put …

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Healing the Scars: Helping a Car Accident Survivor Move Forward from a Devastating Crash

Personal Injury| December 2, 2014

How many times have you hopped into your car with friends or family to go get something to eat? Would you ever imagine that one of those times a member of your group would be killed in a car accident, and that you would have to bear the scars of the tragedy for the rest …

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Honoring a Victim and Her Survivors in a Wrongful Death Case

Wrongful Death| November 18, 2014

We think it’s critical to remember what this statistic represents: each alcohol-related death happened to a special person with hopes, dreams, and goals –someone with loved ones whose lives will forever be affected by such a tragedy. So as wrongful death attorneys, we always want to learn as much as possible about the individuals involved. …

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Helping One Family Move On After a Wrongful Death

Clients SuccessesWrongful Death| November 14, 2014

It’s a natural human tendency to make assumptions and draw conclusions based on preconceived ideas or personal biases. One wrongful death case of ours not only illustrates this tendency, but demonstrates that some good can come from a tragedy as long as we set our preconceived notions aside and invest some extra time to discover …

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