Do NOT Trust This Person After a Car Accident

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The person you should not trust after a car accident is called a runner. It may seem like they are offering a helpful service, but the truth is, they are breaking the law. What Are “Runners”? A legal “runner” is someone who targets a particular personal injury victim in the hopes of obtaining contact information, […]

Interview: How is Alimony in Georgia Calculated?

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If you’re considering filing for divorce, you may be curious how alimony (aka maintenance or spousal support) will factor into the process. In this video, divorce attorney Kelli Hooper explains how alimony in Georgia is calculated, and how the recent tax law affected the finances of many divorcees. Make sure you consult with an attorney […]

Legal Options If Your Loved One Was Killed by Police

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It’s a sad fact that oftentimes the police will make mistakes and be negligent of their duties, resulting in wrongful deaths. In that case, according to the law, the appropriate parties should be held accountable. This is even in the case where the police are doing their job as they should and accidents do happen; […]

Frequently Asked Questions: Being a Fiduciary

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If you’ve been appointed to be a fiduciary of a will or trust, there’s a chance you feel lost and overwhelmed. You’re not alone! Many fiduciaries are entrusted with important accounting measures, and if this is your first foray into estate planning or probate law, it’s easy to become frustrated and confused. Charles Triay focuses […]

Update on Johnson & Johnson Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

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Last year, we covered the cases involving victims of ovarian cancer filing suit against Johnson & Johnson over the alleged connection between talc in their products and the development of cancer. We recently spoke to attorney Nancy Winkler to discuss new developments in these ovarian cancer lawsuits. If you suspect that a defective product contributed […]

Interview: What You Need To Do After a Tire Blowout

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What happens when a tire suddenly explodes? Is it the user’s responsibility for failing to maintain the car, or could someone else be liable? As Stewart Eisenberg explains in this video interview, the tire manufacturer may at fault for tire blowouts, especially if the tread separates from the tire. Eisenberg has many years of experiencing […]

Proving Liability in a Defective Seat Belt Lawsuit

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Many months and possibly years of investigation go into a defective seat belt lawsuit. An accusation against an auto manufacturer isn’t a light matter. This was the case for one lawsuit, which awarded $5,000,000 to a claimant who accused Honda Motor Company of negligence. After a low speed rollover, the man struck his head against […]

Going Through a Divorce? Watch What You Tweet

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Divorce cases are delicate situations. What you say may change the course of any court process, even if it’s just a one-word comment or “liking” someone else’s post. So much of a divorce or custody proceeding relies on your character, and how you are presenting yourself to the judge. Some quick examples of how bad social […]

Hit and Run Laws in Texas: Don’t Flee The Scene

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A hit and run accident occurs when you’re driving your car, minding your business, and another driver hits you and then drives off without as much as an apology or an exchange of information. If you’re ever in an auto accident, hit and run laws in Texas are very clear about what you must do […]

Daycare Negligence: New Mexico Owners Sentenced for Death of Child

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When daycare providers fail at their duties due to negligence, it can result in the death of children. Such is the case for New Mexico daycare professionals, Mary Taylor and Sandi Taylor, mother and daughter, with sentences of 36 and 30 years respectively . They were accused of leaving two children in a hot car […]

Who Is Liable for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

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Carbon monoxide is known as the silent killer. You often don’t even realize you’re inhaling it, and that’s the biggest part of the danger. The fact is someone must be held accountable for the potential wrongful death or personal injury claim resulting from carbon monoxide poisoning, but a question always remains—who’s at fault? Carbon Monoxide Poisoning […]

What is a Defective Will or Trust?

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Aside from certain legal tax avoidance issues, a “defective” will or trust sometimes is a will or trust document with legal insufficiencies and errors that would otherwise make the content null and void and ultimately un-actionable for the deceased. This could be a result of carelessness and human error, often occurring due to DIY estate […]

Attorney Interview: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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There are many ways that people can become victims of carbon monoxide poisoning. A faulty detector is one, but many kinds of products like space heaters or charcoal grills can also emit dangerous levels of carbon monoxide. Worst of all, victims don’t know it’s happening, hence the term “the silent killer.” Many suspect that they […]

Attorney Interview: What Happens If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes?

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Let’s say you’re doing your taxes, you find out how much you owe, and you realize that you can’t possibly pay that much money. So what can you do? David Shuster is a bankruptcy attorney who finds debt relief solutions for his clients in Texas. In this video, he explains in depth that if you’re […]

How a Lawsuit Can Change Policies

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Harmful rules, policies, and laws won’t change by themselves. Only by seeking justice through the legal system can we change things for the better. In this video, Nancy Winkler describes a tragic case of a death at an assisted living facility. After the lawsuit, the facility changed how they respond to certain emergency situations, likely […]

“Rock of the Family” Lost Due to Medical Malpractice and Myocardial Infarction

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A doctor failed to read a man’s EKG after surgery. As a result, the patient sustained a myocardial infarction. This eventually proved fatal. A failure to diagnose a condition, as well as a misdiagnosis, can have permanent and fatal effects. The family members of lost loved ones have the right to seek justice through a […]

Medical Malpractice: Radiology Errors

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When a dangerous symptom slips through the cracks of the hospital system, medical malpractice can occur. We expect our medical staff to notice these red flags and act accordingly. In this video, Nancy Winkler explains a case she handled where a radiologist misread an X-ray and failed to diagnose cancer. As a result, a cancerous […]

Nursing Home Abuse Warning Signs

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Cases of nursing home abuse and neglect are more common than you might think. According to NursingHomeAbuse.org, as many as 5,000,000 elderly people suffer abuse every year. Sometimes it happens in the home; other times, it happens at nursing care facilities. All the time, the case should be reported with the assistance of a qualified […]