Winer and Bennett, LLP participated in the second annual Millyard BPR Bike Paddle and Run triathlon highlighting the downtown Mines Falls Park and new Broad Street Parkway project. Four lawyers from the firm completed the triathlon finishing, in order, Brenner Webb, John Edwards, Brian Kelly, and Kent Barker.
Winer and Bennett presented a display booth dispensing water and fruit to participants. The firm hopes to participate in similar events that highlight the Greater Nashua community and healthy lifestyle. See photos from the event at: https://www.facebook.com/winerbennett/
A personal injury lawyer is often asked early on what the value of a case is. I sometimes respond by asking the client what a car in our parking lot is worth. A client naturally asks how old the car is, what shape the body is in, what the make and model are, what the mileage is, whether there are any mechanical problems, etc. People are familiar with the buying and selling of cars and they instinctively know that you have to have the specs first.
The value of a personal injury claim is also determined by the specific facts of the case. Those facts have to be known before a valid value can be assigned to the claim. Not all cases involving a leg fracture, for example, have the same value.
The value of a case will be influenced by, among other things:
The severity of the injury;
The total amount of the medical expense;
The extent to which the injury impacts normal activities;
The amount of any past and future wages lost as a result of the injury;
The magnitude and duration of the pain the injury causes;
The emotional consequences of the physical injury;
The future impact of the injury.
An experienced lawyer will tell you at the outset that an accurate valuing of your claim can’t be made until there is a complete understanding of the full reality of the injury. That full reality is what a jury will be asked to value when it decides what in a particular case constitutes “full, fair and adequate compensation.”
In January of 2016, a new statute became effective in New Hampshire that allows individuals convicted of Driving Under the Influence, first offense, to apply for limited driving privileges in New Hampshire. Individuals who qualify may request permission to drive on specific days and times in order to travel to obligations including work, job interviews or training, drug and alcohol treatment, school or to care for an ill family member.
This new law will permit many individuals to minimize the negative personal, professional and academic impacts following a conviction for DUI. To learn more about how to apply for limited driving privileges, contact DUI defense attorneys Brenner Webb or Kent Barker today.
Attorney Gary Daddario received an award for “Excellence in Government & Public Affairs” at the annual Community Associations Institute (CAI) banquet on March 18, 2016. Recipients of the award are recognized for their work with CAI’s Legislative Action Committee, which is responsible for working to shape legislation for the benefit of community association living. Congratulations Gary!
At this month’s town elections, Peter Webb was elected to serve his 13th year as the moderator for the town and school district of Brookline, New Hampshire. In that capacity, he presides over town and school district meetings and elections.
Winer and Bennett, LLP is proud to announce that it will sponsor the Millyard Bike Paddle Run, a unique triathlon taking participants by bike, boat and foot from Nashua’s historic Millyard to Hollis and back. The triathlon is scheduled for May 22, 2016.
Clients of the firm are eligible to enter the triathlon at a discounted rate by entering “WinerBennett” in the discount code during registration. For more details on the event, see: http://www.millyardbpr.com/
Attorney Brenner Webb of Winer and Bennett, LLP has joined the Nashua Bar Association Board of Director’s Advisory Committee. He intends to carry on Winer and Bennett’s tradition of proactive involvement with Nashua legal community.
To learn more about the Nashua Bar Association, visit:http://www.datakwik.com/for-the-community/
In his capacity as Co-Chair of the Legislative Action Committee, Winer and Bennett’s Gary Daddario will meet next week with several NH legislators relative to a bill that would provide NH associations with a foreclosure remedy for delinquent units.