Category Archives: General Interest

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween, and Happy Birthday to me and to my friends Lisa, Martha, Melissa, Marissa, Haidar, and everyone else who shares this fun birthdate. Be safe out there tonight.

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Clearing the Confusion: The Power of Attorney Explained

The choice of creating a power of attorney is a critical decision. This can be difficult because there is much confusion as to what power of attorney truly means. It is important that one understands the definition, legal rights, and … Continue reading

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All Families Need to Have the Financial “Talk”

If you have an older loved-one, please read this article in the Dallas Morning News about having a frank financial talk with that person. This is something that must be done before any form or senility sets in. I encourage … Continue reading

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Have You Been Wrongfully Hurt at Work? How an Injury Lawyer Can Help You Get Justice

If you work in the United States and are injured on the job, whether from broken bones or an occupational disease, you are entitled to receive compensation for your medical bills and lost wages. Each state has a workers’ compensation … Continue reading

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Been Injured? When Is It Appropriate To Contact A Lawyer?

An injury can occur at any time, on the job, during medical treatment or when engaging in ordinary activities. The injury may be a result of someone’s actions or neglect of proper procedures in regard to safeguarding other people. In … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court: People with Alzheimer’s Not Liable for Injuries They Cause to Paid In-Home Caregivers

The AP reports that by a vote of 5-2, the California Supreme Court ruled that “people with Alzheimer’s disease are not liable for injuries they may cause their paid in-home caregivers.” In its ruling, the court pointed out that “people hired to … Continue reading

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What is the Texas Long-Term Care Partnership?

Are you thinking about getting long-term care insurance? You should, but it’s not an easy process to maneuver. One site that helps is OwnYourFutureTexas. Here is a little information from the site. Check it out. Long-Term Care isn’t just for the … Continue reading

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Taking Action: 7 Steps After a Loved One’s Wrongful Death

A family that has lost a loved one because of the negligence of a third party is faced with what is faced with the prospect of pursuing what is called a wrongful death claim. The death of someone due to … Continue reading

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Texas Insurance Regulators Let Stand 75 Percent Increase in Long-Term Care Premiums

Long-term care insurance can be a vital part of an older person’s financial planning. It’s never been cheap, but now Texas regulators are going to allow at least one company to raise premiums by 75%. The story was detailed in … Continue reading

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What to Do If You Are Injured by a Drunk Driver

Image Source: Flickr Car accidents can be scary and disorienting, especially if you sustain an injury. Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents are all too common. Drunk driving-related accidents make up one third of all car accidents in the United States each … Continue reading

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