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What To Expect From Jury Duty

Many people register to vote because they want to be a good citizen and because they want their vote to count in elections. If you're a registered voter you shouldn't be surprised if you get a jury duty summons in the mail. While some people may groan when they hear the words "jury duty", others view it as a responsibility they're proud to be a part of. I've been selected for jury duty several times and I've even been a part of the jury. If you want to know what to expect if you're called for jury duty, you can read my blog to find out. I hope that reading my blog will dissolve any fears or apprehensions you have about serving on a jury.

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Tips On Writing A Demand Letter

28 March 2015
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If you're in the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit, you may have heard the term "demand letter" mentioned by your lawyer. Composing and submitting a demand letter is an important first step in acquiring compensation for your injuries. While your lawyer will probably do most of the work, it's still a good idea for you to understand what a demand letter should include. Your lawyer will need you to help with drafting the demand letter by providing some information. Read More …

How Are Your Retirement Accounts Treated When They Pass To Heirs?

18 March 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you've recently begun planning your estate, you may be wondering about the tax and basis implications of passing along certain types of retirement and investment accounts to your heirs. There are a number of different types of retirement and tax-deductible investment accounts, and it seems each one has different rules when it comes to being passed from one generation to another through probate. Fortunately, there is some guidance available for the most common types of accounts. Read More …

Do You Have to Reimburse Medicare if You Receive a Personal Injury Settlement?

6 March 2015
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As a Medicare recipient, when you are involved in an accident, there is a good chance that the program will pick up the tab on your medical bills. At the time, this can seem pretty great. However, when your settlement from the accident arrives, you will have to repay Medicare for what was paid. Here are some things you should know about Medicare and accidents. What Happens After an Accident? Read More …

Workers Compensation Lawyer: 3 Reasons You Need One For Depositions

24 February 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

When it comes to filing a workers compensation lawsuit there are a number of reasons it is important to consult an attorney, but perhaps no more important reason than to assist you during the deposition process. This article outlines three reasons it is important to have a workers compensation attorney on your side when you are preparing for a deposition: To Keep You From Being Too Forthcoming With Information  If you've never been involved in litigation before, being deposed by a defendant's attorney can be a little intimidating. Read More …

Can I Sue For Wrongful Death?

13 February 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Wrongful death lawsuits are not simply available to provide compensation to someone who is suffering from a loss, but also serve a vital role of acting as a deterrent to the defendant for negligent behavior. How the Wrongful Death Lawsuit Works Wrongful death claims follow a similar process to personal injury claims. The plaintiff will need to demonstrate that the defendant had a duty of care. Then, the defendant will need to be shown to have breached that duty of care. Read More …