Category Archives: General Interest

Doctors, Owners, and Executives of Dallas Hospital Chain Indicted in Kickback Scheme

More than 20 doctors and other professionals connected with Forest Park Medical  Centers have been indicted for taking or giving illegal kickbacks, according to the Dallas Morning News. Here are the opening paragraphs of the article: A federal grand jury in Dallas … Continue reading

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4 Historical Court Cases That Shaped Free Speech Today

Freedom of speech has been an important issue throughout history, particularly in modern times when we’re surrounded by print, television, and digital media. The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution grants its citizens the right to free speech, but new … Continue reading

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How Environmental Law Has Changed Over the Past Decade

The impact of technology has had far reaching effects in many areas of law. Specific environmental laws may not have changed in terms of scope; however, many are impacted over the past decade by growing awareness of environmental issues such … Continue reading

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What Most Small Businesses Miss When It Comes to Legalities

Starting a small business is often the goal of a lifetime for many entrepreneurs. Opening their doors to customers in life or online is a tremendous source of satisfaction. However, as customer transactions begin, so does legal liability. Here are … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

If you’re reading the elder law blog you’ve probably lived a long life. I hope it’s been filled with friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Family Laws All Adoptive Parents Should Be Aware Of

Adoption family laws can be complicated and frustrating. There are a lot more than anyone unacquainted with the process can fathom. Below, there are four of the most important laws and processes adoptive parents need to be aware of as … Continue reading

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How Going into Healthcare Law Can Make You a Successful Lawyer

It’s no secret that the healthcare profession is booming, and with it, the need for legal professionals with a background in and understanding of healthcare issues. There are now a number of reasons going into healthcare law can serve to … Continue reading

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Caution at the Crosswalk: 6 Safety Tips for Pedestrians

Both pedestrians and drivers share the responsibility of keeping themselves and others safe on the road. The Federal Highway Administration works tirelessly to increase the safety of pedestrians. Inroads have been made with the addition of safety measures, including additional … Continue reading

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Premiums Soar as Life Insurers Struggle in Low-Rate Environment

The New York Times reports life insurance premiums are soaring as insurers try to find ways to navigate today’s low-rate environment. The article points out that life insurers face a “twofold challenge: how to fund policies that were sold back when their … Continue reading

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Home Remodeling and Modifications for People with Special Needs

The commercial site usinsuranceagents.com has a page of very good information about remodeling your home to accommodate elderly or disabled people others with special needs. Here is the opening paragraph: Is it difficult to remain independent and get things done … Continue reading

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