2015

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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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3 Steps To Take After Becoming Paralyzed Due To Injuries From A Car Accident

8 July 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Car accidents are something that can never be prepared for, and they can turn your life upside down. In the best case scenario, you vehicle is damaged and you have to deal with having it repaired. But due to the traumatic force involved in a car accident, some people sustain horrible injuries that can lead to full or partial paralysis. Becoming paralyzed drastically changes your life, leaving you with many things to overcome physically, emotionally, and financially. Read More …

3 Myths About Going Through Probate

22 June 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

After you pass away, your family will need to go through probate to validate your will. Once everything is verified, your assets can be divided according to your intentions. The benefit of probate is that it will clarify your will to your family, making sure there are not any misunderstandings or arguments about what you desired. Unfortunately, there are some myths about probate that you may have heard and believed yourself. Read More …

Been Injured In A Pedestrian Accident? 3 Mistakes You Should Avoid

6 June 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

You didn't expect to get hit by a car when you were walking in a crosswalk. Unfortunately, those types of accidents happen more often than you think. In fact, according to statistics, about 70,000 pedestrians were injured by motor vehicles in 2010. If you've been injured, you're going to need treatment. You're also going to need monetary compensation for your losses and coverage for any permanent disabilities that might result from your injuries. Read More …

Getting Married This Year? What Should You Know About Your Healthcare Subsidy?

21 May 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you currently purchase your health insurance policy through your state's exchange and receive a subsidy, but are getting married later this year and will no longer qualify for a subsidy, you may be wondering how to minimize the potential tax impact of this change. Likewise, if you're currently ineligible for a subsidy but are marrying someone who earns substantially less than you do, you may soon find yourself eligible for cheaper insurance after becoming a legal spouse. Read More …

Tips For Proving Soft Tissue Injuries

4 May 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Soft injuries are those that involve muscles, ligaments, and tendons, but not bones. If you are processing a personal injury claim, and most of your injuries are "soft," then you should expect hard negotiation from the insurance company. This is because insurers are of the erroneous view that only injuries to the bone and critical organs of the body (such as lungs, heart and brain) are serious enough to warrant substantial awards. Read More …