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Avoiding Probate: Using A Revocable Trust For Estate Planning

11 July 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Most people already know that in most cases, wills must be probated. The probate process, ever for small and uncomplicated estates, can last months. This means that the beneficiaries must wait for probate to be completed to take ownership of their bequeathed property. There is a will alternative, however, called a revocable trust (also referred to as living trusts), that can do away with the long wait and provide other valuable benefits for estate planning purposes. Read More …

Determining Fault And Damages From A Slip-And-Fall Accident

8 July 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Whether you slip and fall at work, or you are on public property that wasn't safely maintained, you may not realize how hurt you are right away. When you fall, this is often a very startling experience. Many people try to walk immediately, and some people are successful at getting up and continuing on to their destination. What tends to happen is that the injuries from a slip-and-fall accident are felt over the next few hours and days, as stiffness settles into the body. Read More …

Starting A New Warehouse Job? 4 Workplace Hazards You Should Be Aware Of

23 June 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you're about to start working in a warehouse, you're going to want to avoid common workplace accidents. Workplace injuries can leave you unable to work and may leave you with permanent disabilities. Here are four common injuries that you should be aware of. Slip or Trip and Falls Slip or trip and fall accidents can happen anywhere. Whether it's tripping over a piece of equipment or slipping on a spill that wasn't cleaned up properly, this type of workplace accident can cause serious injuries. Read More …

Throwing A Fourth Of July Celebration? Take A Few Precautions To Prevent Legal Liability

22 June 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Experts say that the Fourth of July is the most dangerous holiday weekend of the year for Americans—car crashes and swimming accidents are common, and fireworks are an additional holiday hazard. If you're planning on celebrating this Fourth of July, this is what you should take into consideration. 1.) Pools and hot tubs need special protection. You can end up with some unexpected problems if you have a pool or a hot tub. Read More …

Victim Of An Auto Accident? Tips For Receiving The Settlement You Deserve

3 June 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you're the victim of an auto accident and sustain damages to your car or personal injuries, you can sue the driver that is responsible to recover the costs of those damages. If you are not at fault, then you already have a strong case in your favor, but these tips can help ensure you win your settlement and get the most money possible.  Record Evidence At The Accident Site Read More …