How to Handle Dog Bite Injuries

As I have become more involved in personal injury law, I have encountered many different types of injury claims. As I addressed in earlier articles, I predominantly deal with workplace injuries and motor vehicle accidents. However, another form a personal injury I deal with is dog bite incidents.... continue reading »

Joint Tenancy

If you title your home or bank account with another person as joint tenants, the law is clear that the surviving owner automatically takes title upon the first owner’s death without probate.  Sounds great and is the right choice is some cases. This way of titling assets often works well with s... continue reading »

Assumed Business Name

It’s not uncommon to see that a business has an assumed name or often states that it is ‘doing business as’ (‘DBA’) a name other than the business owner’s name or the name of the underlying business entity. You may see this on a check or document from the busin... continue reading »

Prepaid Burial Plans

A question I am often asked by clients is whether or not they should purchase a prepaid burial plan.  I encourage clients to think about how their surviving loved ones will be able to pay for the cost of a parent’s funeral.  The cost of a prepaid burial plan is actually one of the approved sp... continue reading »

Home Construction (Part 1)

With an improving economy we are seeing more home construction.  Many contracts for new construction or remodeling are very hard to enforce if things go wrong.  The following is a list of things you should understand as a homeowner.

The first issue is pretty simple, a written contract sh... continue reading »