Class Action Lawsuits: Should You Go That Far?

Not a day seems to go by without a mention of a class action lawsuit filing, verdict, or payout, but when are class actions a good idea? What advantage might someone have in filing a huge class action suit that could take years to deal with instead of an individual suit that might get a faster response? The answer lies in how many people had a problem and whether an individual suit would have succeeded in the first place. [Read More]

Think Before You Speak: Recorded Statements And Personal Injury Claims

If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you may soon be receiving a call from the other driver's insurance company. Though you may be somewhat stunned to hear from them at first, you are reassured by the polite and personable caller on the other end of the line. Sometimes you may be told that the insurance company is about to cut a check for you to settle your case, but first need to get some additional information about the accident. [Read More]

Two Questions That Can Help Determine If You Need A Probate Attorney

If you're the executor of the will for someone who has passed away, you likely have a lot on your plate.  You are now responsible for making sure that various survivors of the deceased receive the portion of goods that have been left for them.  Although you may initially think you can handle this task on your own, it may be best for you to get professional legal help.  Asking yourself a few questions can help you determine if it's time to hire a probate attorney. [Read More]

Is Your Teen Going To Be Driving Soon? 3 Things They Should Do If They're Involved In A Car Accident

If your teenager is about to start driving on their own, you've probably taken all of the necessary precautions to make sure they're prepared for the responsibility. They've enrolled in driver's education and you've made sure that they've spent the necessary time with behind-the-wheel training. You might have even enrolled them in a defensive driver's course. However, have you made sure that they know what to do if they are ever in a car accident? [Read More]