How can a Car Accident Affect your Estate Planning?

Estate Plan Many estate plans are built with some flexibility in their design.  This flexibility allows for the normal changes that occur in life, such as the birth of a child or the increase in value of assets over time.  However, sometimes there are large events that can change the underlying estate plan for you and your family. Car Accident …

Emancipation Of A Minor

Emancipation of a minor is a legal mechanism that allows the child to be free from the control of his/her parents or guardians. Emancipation is called Removal of Disabilities of Minority. Once a minor is emancipated they will have the same “power” that an adult would have such as, signing a lease to an apartment and entering into a contract. …

Why Some Lawyers Avoid Minor Impact Soft Tissue (MIST) Claims

Picture you are watching a TV crime drama of a case about a minor fender bender and one of the parties claims they’re experiencing whiplash.  How do you react? For many people the answer is, “That guy’s faking it.” This is how insurers came up with the concept of MIST (Minor Impact Soft Tissue) cases and the media coverage of …

How Long After an Accident Can You File a Claim?

Vehicular accidents can be devastating and shocking. Therefore, it’s normal for an accident victim to not to report a car accident right away. If you do not file your claim immediately, you must ensure that you do so within the required time limit. The longer you wait to report the incident, the more you can negatively affect the outcome of …

Wrongful Death Suits as a Result of Manslaughter Charges

A conviction for manslaughter can also result in a civil suit against the plaintiff from the victim’s family. The civil suit in this scenario would be for wrongful death. It’s not unusual for a wrongful death victim’s family to file such a suit after the defendant is found guilty of the criminal charge. How a Person Can Be Sued for …

What Are An Executor’s Duties?

Being the Executor of an estate is not a task to take lightly. An Executor is the person responsible for managing the administration of a deceased individual’s estate. A top probate lawyer Arlington, TX has to offer is more often able to help in this type of legal matter. Although the time and effort involved will vary with the size of …

Study Points to Speeding as Main Case of Semi Crashes

As reported by the Chicago Tribune, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been considering capping the speed of trucks and other large vehicles on the nation’s highways since at least 2012, and conversations about the issue have resurfaced recently. More than one study over the last decade has prompted this renewed interest in a setting a uniform maximum …

Was the Death of Aaron Hernandez a Strategic Plan?

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was found hanged in his prison cell in the early morning hours of April 19, 2017. He was serving a life sentence for the 2015 murder of Odin Lloyd. In the subsequent days, many rumors have circulated about whether it was suicide, murder, or a strategic legal and financial plan. Rumors That last …

Full Coverage Auto Insurance, What Does That Really Mean?

Auto insurance can be a scary, dark, and mysterious world. A world full of vague and misleading legal terms. Full coverage is one of those terms that gets thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean? Three Major Areas of Auto Insurance Coverage The truth is, there is no such thing as one full coverage policy. Rather, it is …