Category Archives: legal arguments
TIPS ON NEGOTIATING A “TOTAL LOSS” VEHICLE
Insurance companies declare a vehicle a “total loss” when the cost to repair the car’s damage is greater than the market value. In this scenario, the insurer determines the value of a vehicle based upon its “actual worth” (commonly referred to as actual cash value “ACV”), and NOT the “fair market value” (“FMV”) and not … Read More
Is an Exceptional Attorney Essential?
Is there a distinction between essential and exceptional? How essential is it to choose the superb things we do and seek an outstanding result? Is an exceptional attorney essential? Perhaps, many individuals might have been content in utilizing a physician, dentist, accountant, and/or an attorney as long as they were not inferior. However, is it … Read More
Is An Exceptional Lawyer Essential?
Do you consider an “exceptional” lawyer to be essential? Will you truly be content employing a mediocre attorney? There may have been a point when one distinguished between exceptional and essential. In the past, many individuals may have been content in utilizing a physician, dentist, accountant, an attorney and/or any professional, perhaps as long as … Read More
Exceptional Attorney and Essential
There may have been a point when one distinguished between exceptional and essential. Many individuals may have been content in utilizing a physician, dentist, accountant, and/or an attorney, perhaps as long as they were not inferior. However, is it any different in reading or watching the news, utilizing a barber or beautician, going out to … Read More
LINGUISTICS AND THE PRACTICE OF LAW
Linguistics is the study of language. It is reflected in everything we say and what we do. Essentially, it impacts how we communicate with others. In this regard, every word can have significance; many of which are like a double-edged sword, in which there can be two completely different meanings. To be effective in the … Read More
Canadian Government Legalizes Marijuana
On October 17, 2018, the Federal Government of Canada legalized cannabis. At best, this is a national experiment and controversial legislation. Clearly, the tax profits available to the Canadian government are enormous, and the vast numbers of businesses devoted to the production, distribution and sales of marijuana seem boundless. And, the question of health to … Read More
How does one define the role of a lawyer? What are your expectations? Do you want an average lawyer or a truly great attorney? Here is a list of questions you might want to ask yourself and the lawyer with whom you consult: Do you want a lawyer who is pro-active, meticulous and believes in … Read More
Compelling and Cogent Legal Arguments
All of us from time to time have read magazines, newspapers and articles. It strains credulity, however, that far too much of what has been written is not sufficiently balanced to provide the reader with a true and accurate narrative. Even worse are long winded and/or rambling legal arguments some lawyers may assert to the … Read More