Will I lose my home if I file for Bankruptcy?
As an attorney helping people seriously injured in car, truck, motorcycle and bicycle accidents for the past 17 years, I harbor no love for insurance companies. Most will do whatever they can to ensure that they are paying you as little as possible for your injuries. So by no means am I trying to make them more money or increase your premiums. However, when you are seriously injured in a car accident, it is important to have the right insurance coverage to protect yourself and your family. Unfortunately, most people don’t even know what they have for coverage, let alone… Read More
Bankruptcy is a real buzzword in the media these days. Between Donald Trump’s presidential bid and Melissa McCarthy’s latest blockbuster-in-the-making (Boss, a new comedy about a corporate titan gone bankrupt), there is a lot of bankruptcy banter on late-night talk shows and in the evening news. But how much of it is really on point? Unfortunately, “bankruptcy” has a stigma attached to it that even the world’s biggest businesses and brightest stars can’t seem to shake. It is, in popular culture, a bad word — a signifier of financial failure. Those who have “gone bankrupt” have “lost everything,” or at… Read More
The holidays are here again, and while it may be the most wonderful time of the year, ‘tis also the season for keeping our wits about us. Unfortunately (and ironically), holidays see some of the highest rates of auto accidents and personal injuries throughout the entire year. Too many families end up spending their long-awaited Thanksgivings or Christmas Eves inside a hospital waiting room, and that’s something we don’t want anyone in our community to endure this year. So which holidays are the most dangerous? And what can you do to protect yourselves? According to U.S.A. Today, Memorial Day and… Read More
Birth injuries are among the most disturbing instances of medical malpractice. They rob the most precious and defenseless among us of a fair shot at a healthy, normal life. Unsurprisingly, courts tend to deliver swift and substantial justice to the families affected by astounding medical negligence. Most recently, a federal judge in California handed down a $9.6 million verdict in favor of a 3-year-old girl who suffered permanent brain injury after her doctor waited too long to perform a C-section. Additionally, the judge awarded $250,000 in emotional damages to the girl’s mother. According to The Washington Times, the young girl’s… Read More