One of the most common issues that family members worry about when handling probate matters is taxes. However, the biggest, and most expensive issue that family members should be concerned about is litigation. One of the goals of a probate attorney is to avoid unnecessary litigation and legal proceedings down the road. Estate litigation, especially in a case where it is alleged that there as undue influence, is especially challenging, since the most important witness is dead.
17 July 2016
A serious accident can result in expensive medical costs and a lengthy recovery. Unfortunately, there are many victims of these accidents that may not fully understand their rights of what they should expect to encounter in a personal injury lawsuit. If you have been a victim in one of these accidents, you may want to have the following few questions about these cases answered. What Types Of Damages Can You Pursue With A Personal Injury Case?
27 June 2016
Manufacturing finished products on behalf of a third party can be financially beneficial. If you own a shop that uses the specifications provided by a customer to produce a final product, it's important to recognize the ways in which patent laws can apply to your business. To avoid a potential patent infringement lawsuit, here are three things you need to be aware of as you partner with your customers in the future.
2 March 2016
Common Defenses Against A Personal Injury Lawsuit If you find yourself on the defensive end of a personal injury lawsuit, you might find that there are a number of ways in which you and your lawyer can defend yourself. There are a few very common defenses that are employed by defense attorneys looking to win personal injury cases. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about a few of them.
20 January 2016
In the event of an auto accident involving an intoxicated driver, it's usually no question that the intoxicated driver is held responsible for causing the accident. However, the driver may not be the only party who can be held liable for any injuries and damages that occur. The following highlights several other parties that could be held responsible for their role in a DUI/DWI accident and why. Liquor-Serving Establishments If a bar, restaurant or other license establishment serves a patron alcohol and discovers that said patron intends to drive home while intoxicated, the establishment has a legal duty to prevent that person from driving home drunk.
18 November 2015
Suffering from an injury is always stressful, but it can be more so when it occurs at a close friend or relative's house. Although you need to make sure your medical bills and any lost income is covered, you also don't want to drive a wedge between you and your loved ones. The following questions and answers can help you navigate this tricky situation. Was negligence at play in the injury?
4 November 2015
If you are too sick or injured to work at your job, you may be considering applying for Social Security disability. For those who have worked enough and meet the medical requirements, Social Security disability will pay you a set amount monthly to help take the place of your salary. Getting approved for Social Security benefits can be a complex process, and many times the Social Security Administration (SSA) will deny your first claim application.
22 September 2015