The Court of Appeals

The United States’ court system is large and complex. One of the arms of this labyrinthine organization is the court of appeals, also known as the circuit courts. These courts play a very important role in the overall structure of our court system. In today’s blog, we will learn more about the function of the […]

Get to Know a Supreme Court Justice: Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas was once dubbed, “The Justice Nobody Knows” by CBS news. Hastings & Hastings’ Get to Know a Supreme Court Justice series doesn’t overlook anyone. Although he may not stand in the spotlight as much as his fellow justices, Clarence Thomas is none the less an important part of the Supreme Court. Justice Thomas […]

Get to Know a Supreme Court Justice: Antonin Scalia

It has been a while since we checked in with the Supreme Court. Welcome back to our Get to Know a Supreme Court Justice series! Today, we will be checking in with Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, the current longest-serving justice on the Supreme court. Without further ado, let’s learn about his distinguished life. Justice Scalia […]

Learning about Attorney’s Fees

One thing we are very passionate about here at Hastings & Hastings, is ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to protect their rights following an accident. Cost should not be a factor in keeping people from attaining legal representation. Many people do not know that most personal injury cases are done with a contingency fee. […]

3 Tips for Getting the Best Deal on Car Insurance

There are several unavoidable expenses in life. You need a place to live, you need food to eat, you probably need a car to drive and insurance so that you will be allowed to drive. This doesn’t leave much money left over for fun stuff. By minimize your necessary expenses you maximize the amount of […]

A Few of 2016’s Safest Cars

When shopping for a new car, there are a few things most people focus on: affordability, fuel efficiency, and safety. For us here at Hastings & Hastings, safety really is our number one concern. Every year new safety features appear in cars. Vehicles are constantly safer and safer to driver. Today we will look at […]

Hastings & Hastings’ Favorite Legal Movies (Part Two)

Welcome to part two of Hastings & Hastings list of our favorite legal movies. In our last post we highlighted two classic legal movies: To Kill a Mockingbird and 12 Angry Men. Today’s post will have more of a modern flair! Remember, legal movies rarely accurately depict how the law is interpreted and applied in […]

Hastings & Hastings’ Favorite Legal Movies (Part One)

It is safe to say, most of us here at Hastings & Hastings love legal movies. What isn’t to like? They are interesting, complex, dramatic, fun, and entertaining! There is a wide range of different types of legal movies all well, from comedies, to dramas, to hard hitting documentaries. In our next two blogs, we […]

Avoiding Common Traffic Citations

Most of us have probably been written a traffic ticket at some point during our lives. It is not a great experience. It costs money and could impact your driving record and your insurance premiums. Even the most cautious drivers get in trouble from time to time. So, what can you do to avoid tickets […]

Avoiding Accidents While Running

If you are anything like millions of other Americans, you probably made a New Year’s resolution to lose a few Lbs -nothing crazy, just 10-20 pounds. Well, now that you have made the resolution, it is time to get started. The solution to weight loss is simple, calories in < calories out. An effective way […]