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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Using A Consumer Survey In Your Trademark Dispute Case? Here’s What You Should Know.

16 April 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If your company is involved in a trademark dispute with another company, you may find yourself considering the use of survey company to either prove or disprove the likelihood that consumers will confuse your brand or product with the other company's brand or product. Here's what you should know about using survey in trademark disputes. The Surveys Themselves Are Carefully Examined When the courts evaluate whether or not a survey has any value in showing consumer confusion there is a great deal of attention paid to the surveys themselves. Read More …

Common Questions After Witnessing A Car Accident

8 April 2015
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As a driver, you never know when someone's bad driving habits could get in the way of your safety, but just as easily you could become a witness to another driver's accident. In the event you have witnessed a car accident that leads to a personal injury claim, there is a good chance you could be deemed a witness to the event. Having to speak with a car accident attorney about what you have saw happen may sound intimidating, but this is nothing to be afraid of. Read More …

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 …