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Injured While On Medicare: What Happens Now?
Role of the Successor Trustee
If You're Over 70 and Have Considerable Assets, Should You Consider Medicaid Planning?
Personal Injury Cases & Minors
Testamentary vs Inter Vivos Trusts
Can You Sue if You Signed A Liability Waiver?
The Role of Distracted Driving in Personal Injury Cases
Negative Online Reviews - Do they Constitute Business Defamation?
Your Wishes in Your Words
Mediating Personal Injury Lawsuits
Do Heirs Have to Pay Off Their Loved One’s Debts?
Preserving and Protecting Documents Is Part of Healthy Estate Planning
Joint Bank Accounts and Medicaid Eligibility
Damages Allowed in Personal Injury Cases
Recovering Damages for a Dog Bite: Do I Have a Case?
Estate Planning: The Medicaid Asset Protection Trust
Estate Planning: How Certificates of Shares Are Passed Down
6 Events Which May Require a Change in Your Estate Plan
“We Don’t Get Paid Unless We Win” – What Does It All Mean?
Protecting Your Vacation Home with a Cabin Trust
Wrongful Death Law
When Will I Receive My Inheritance?
Family Business: Preserving Your Legacy for Generations to Come
5 Tire Safety Hazards
Planning Pitfall: Probate vs. Non-Probate Property
Borrowing from Your Retirement Accounts: Issues to Consider
Avoid Family Feuds through Proper Estate Planning
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
How Much of Your Estate Will Be Left Out of Your Will?
Year End Gifts
Negotiating a Commercial Lease? Be Sure to Address These Issues
Family Business: Preserving Your Legacy
Wrong-Site Surgeries Increase in Number
Ways to Hold Title to Property
Senior Citizens and Bankruptcy
Should I Sue for My Injuries?
What is a "Good Guy" Guaranty?
What is a Mechanic's Lien on My Real Property?
Finally Done Your Healthcare Directives – Now What?
What is an SNDA and Why is My Landlord's Lender Asking Me to Sign It?
Violating Helmet Laws: After a Motorcycle Accident
My Neighbor Told Everyone I’m a Drug Dealer…Can I Sue for Defamation?
Should I Transfer My Home to My Children?
Serving as an Executor?
What’s Covered Under Your Homeowners Insurance Policy?
Retirement Accounts and Estate Planning
Overlooked Issues in Estate Planning
Pedestrian Injuries While Walking Outside the Crosswalk
What is Title Insurance?
What You Should Know About A Brokerage Agreement Before You Sell Your House
Legal Options After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver
Paying Off Loved One’s Debts
Spinal Cord Injuries Overview
What Not to Do After a Car Accident
What You Should Know About a Brokerage Agreement for the Lease of Commercial Space
Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?
How the IRS Treats Personal Injury Awards
How are Damages Calculated in Personal Injury Cases?
Filial Responsibility Laws
What You Should Know Before You Sign a Co-Working Space Agreement
How to Prove Mental and Emotional Distress After an Automobile Accident
Why You Should Consult a Personal Injury Lawyer Before Agreeing to a Settlement
Why Does a Tenant Need to List "Additional Insureds" on its Insurance Policy for Leased Property?
What Does Joint & Several Liability Mean?
Why Landlords Want Tenants to Obtain Renter's Insurance
Why You Should Give Your Spouse Power Of Attorney
What Would Happen if Another Child Is Born After Establishing an Estate Plan?
Children and School Injuries: What are Your Legal Rights?
What Is Soft Tissue Damage and How Is It Treated?
Dealing with an Uninsured Driver After a Car Accident
Common Injuries in Rear-End Collisions
Hurricane Insurance and Why You Need It
The Value of a Police Report After an Accident
The Effect of Traffic Tickets on Car Accident Cases
Who Is Liable for Fire-Related Accidents in Your Kitchen?
What to do if you are Injured at an Airbnb
Estate Planning Don'ts
Real Estate Tips for Small Businesses
Do I Really Need Advance Directives
Considering Online Estate Planning? Think Twice
Five Common Reasons a Will Might Be Invalid
Bringing a Claim for Injuries When the Accident Was Partly Your Fault
Have You Been Injured on the Job? What if Your Employer Has No Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
Coordinating Property Ownership and Your Estate Plan
How Do I Know if I Have a Slip and Fall Case?
Overview of Life Estates
Common Injuries in Automobile Accidents
Glossary of Estate Planning Terms
What Are Punitive Damages?
Common Types of Will Contests
Risk-Benefit Test in Product Liability Cases
The Revocable Living Trust
4 Reasons Everyone Needs an Estate Plan
Deciding Whether to Try Your Case to a Judge or Jury
What is a Contingency Fee?
Selling Your Business
Preventing Will Contests
Misconceptions About Personal Injury Claims
Removing a Trustee
Strict Product Liability
Buying A House After Bankruptcy
What are Letters Testamentary?
An Overview of Retirement Plan Options
The Damages Calculation: Predicting What Your Case Is "Worth"
Avoiding Common Mistakes in Estate Planning
The Basics of Powers of Attorney
What Is the Difference Between Contributory Negligence and Comparative Negligence?
The Importance of a Jury for Your Personal Injury Case
What Are the Powers and Responsibilities of An Executor?
Using Your Will to Dictate How to Pay Off Debts
Who Is Responsible for Injuries Caused by Animals?
What is a Subpeona?
Need to Know Differences Between a Commercial and Residential Lease
How to Calculate Estate Tax
4 Common Will Contests
Neighbor Disputes: Property Boundaries
How Is Workers' Compensation Different from Personal Injury?
When is a Manufacturer or Seller Liable for a Defective Product?
If an Intruder Gets Hurt on My Property, Am I Liable?
Can a Living Trust Replace a Will?
Who Benefits from an IRA Inheritance Trust?
Should a Power of Attorney be a Part of my Estate Plan?
Serious and Catastrophic Injuries: Is Your Attorney Up to the Job?
Proving Your Slip and Fall Claim
What Is the Burden of Proof in A Personal Injury Case?
When Is a Person Unfit to Make a Will?
An Overview of the Residential Real Estate Sales Process
Don't Disinherit with a Dollar
How Does Life Insurance Fit Into My Estate Plan?
Factors Used to Determine Fault in a Traffic Accident
Dangerous Medications & Class Action Suits
Is a Copy of A Will Sufficient?
I Wasn’t Wearing My Seatbelt. Can I Still Sue?
10 Things to Bring to Your First Meeting With Your Attorney
What to Do after a Loved One Passes Away
8 Things to Consider When Selecting a Caregiver for Your Senior Parent
NFL Concussion Suit Sheds New Light on the Inherent Risk of Workplace Injuries
Can I Get In Trouble With the IRS for Trying to Reduce the Amount of Estate Tax That I Owe?
Overview of the Ways to Hold Title to Property
Why Shouldn't I Use a Form from The Internet for My Will?
Things to Consider When Picking an Executor
What Is Strict Liability?
Injured at Daycare
What is an Estate Tax?
What Is a Tax Basis and How Will It Affect My Estate Plan?
Deciding Who to Sue: How Do I Know Who to Name as Defendants?
Can an Individual Be Held Responsible for His or Her Deceased Loved One's Debts?
Does Old Man Winter Shield Property Owners from Slip and Fall Liability?
The Rule Against Perpetuities
Suing for Injuries Sustained While Playing Sports
What is Whiplash?
Controlling Estate Planning Through Trusts
What Is the Spousal Share of an Estate?
"The Baseball Rule" & Sporting Event Injuries
What is a Life Estate?
What Is the Effect of Signing a Liability Waiver Before Engaging in An Activity?
The Risks of Tenant-in-Common Investments
Why Do I Need a Fence if I Have a Pool?
What Do Insurance Policy Limits Mean for My Case?
Three Real Examples of Medical Malpractice
What is Estate Recovery?
What is Nursing Home Negligence?
Leading Reasons for Medical Malpractice
What Is Pain and Suffering?
Life Insurance and Medicaid Planning
A Shared Home but Not a Joint Deed
Common Types of Personal Injury Cases
Mediation: Is It Right For You?
Cardiac Stents Medical Malpractice Claims
Young and Ill, without Advance Directives
Business Succession Planning Tips
Distracted Driving Laws in the U.S.
Where Can You Bring a Personal Injury Lawsuit
The Difference Between Equal and Equitable Inheritances
How Extreme Workouts Can Cause Injuries
Top Five Estate Planning Mistakes
What Is Tort Reform and What Are Some of The Criticisms of It?
Cycling Risks & Injuries
Removal of a Trustee
Costs Associated with Dying Without a Will
What Is a Class Action Lawsuit?
Common Claims in Personal Injury Cases
Would Transferring Your Home to Your Children Help Avoid Estate Taxes?
Weight Lifting Injuries at the Gym: Who Is Liable?
Beware of “Simple” Estate Plans
Traumatic Brain Injury
3 Steps to Follow When You Are Injured or in an Accident
Refusing a Bequest
Problems with Using Joint Accounts as a Vehicle for Inheritance
Injured By A Product: Do You Have A Claim?
Leaving a Timeshare to a Loved One
What is the Difference Between a Commercial Lease and a License to Occupy Business Space?
Selecting An Executor Post Mortem
The Difference between Defamation, Libel and Slander
Do I Really Need Advance Directives for Health Care?
The Pros and Cons of Settling
Are You Bound by the Terms of a Real Property Letter of Intent?
Issues to Consider When Gifting to Grandchildren
Changing Uses for Bypass Trusts
A Primer on Advance Medical Directives
Auto Recalls and the Dangers They Seek to Avoid
What Do You Do If You Are Hit by an Uninsured Motorist
U.S. Traffic Fatalities Are On The Rise
How to Leave Gifts to Step-Children
Why New Parents Need an Estate Plan
Common Construction Accidents
Things to Consider Establishing a Charitable Giving Plan
Using Social Media Can Hurt Your Peronal Injury Case
Real Estate Contracts in a Nutshell
Why You Need a Personal Injury Attorney
Underinsured and At-Fault
How a Prenuptial Agreement Can Protect Your Estate
A Primer on Irrevocable Trusts
How Title Insurance Protects Homebuyers
When to Involve Adult Children in the Estate Planning Process
Respondeat Superior and Vicarious Liability
What Does the Term "Funding the Trust" Mean in Estate Planning?
Can You Sue City Hall?
Responsibilities and Obligations of the Executor/ Administrator
What are My Legal Options as a Passenger Injured in a Car Accident?
Insurance Bad Faith
What is Settlement Planning?
How to Negotiate a Commercial Real Estate Lease
Making Decisions About End of Life Medical Treatment
Negligence Claims Against the Government
What is a Pooled Income Trust and Do I Need One?
Defamation - Breaking it Down
What Your Loved Ones Absolutely Need to Know About Your Estate Plan
What if More than One Party Is Responsible for My Injuries?
Do I Need an Attorney if I Am Buying a Home?
Estate Planning for the Chronically Ill
Is There Anyway a Disinherited Child Could Receive an Inheritance From an Estate?
Just Discovering Your Injury: Do You Still Have a Claim?
When Is My Hot Beverage Too Hot?
What Happens if I Lie about Being Injured?
Top 3 Real Estate Tips for Small Businesses
Importance of Credible Accident Reconstruction Testimony
Choosing a Guardian for Minor Children
Does Willful Conduct Automatically Lead to Higher Recoveries?
Paying for Your Grandchildren’s Education