Do Not Allow Nursing Home Abuse To Be Swept Under The Rug

If you are like most people, you have great memories of the love and care your parents provided for you when you were growing up. Should you not provide this same level of care, or better, for your parents as they age? Unfortunately, if your parent resides in a nursing home, you may not be providing the care you think you are. Nursing home and elder abuse happens every day, and takes on many different forms. Read More 

SSDI And Child Support: 2 Things You Need To Do Immediately After You’re Approved For Benefits

Have you recently become disabled and are in the process of filing a Social Security Disability claim? Do you pay child support and think that you might run into financial hardships trying to keep up with your child support payments on your now reduced income? If so, it's crucial that you do the following two things immediately after becoming eligible for SSDI. #1:  Request A Reduction In Your Child Support Payments Read More 

Dealing With The Psychological Injuries Of Your Truck Accident

If you have been involved in an accident with a truck, you have probably experienced some physical injuries. While these can be quite severe, sometimes they do not compare to the psychological injuries that can result from such trauma. These injuries can be much harder to prove than those that show up on x-rays, but this difficulty does not negate the fact that they exist. Understanding that these psychological issues are normal following an accident, will not only help you seek treatment for them, but establishing the existence of your psychological injuries will also help your attorney seek the compensation that you deserve. Read More 

Could An Energy Drink Land You With A DUI Charge?

Globally, the energy drink market is now worth more than $27 billion, which represents a 620 percent increase since 1999. In the United States, these products are particularly popular, with 5,000 percent sales growth in the same period. That aside, if you like to consume energy drinks before you get behind the wheel, you could find yourself facing a DUI charge. Learn how energy drinks affect your body, and find out why these effects could spell trouble for drivers. Read More 

Criminally Charged For Texting While Driving? What Should You Do?

If you've been involved in an auto accident that caused personal injury or property damage to another individual while attempting to text or make a phone call, you may have already received a citation at the scene. However, such a citation may not absolve you from criminal liability -- you could still be charged with a misdemeanor (or felony, if the injury or damage is severe). Read on to learn more about how many states treat texting while driving, as well as what you can do to protect yourself after you've been in an at-fault accident. Read More