Charged With A DUI? 3 Things You Need To Know

Driving under the influence (DUI) charges are among the most common criminal charges in the United States. And while each state has its own specific laws when it comes to DUI/OVI and similar crimes, one universal fact remains: a DUI conviction on your record can have a serious impact on your life. If you've recently been arrested and charged with DUI or a similar crime, it's important that you understand the severity of the situation as well as which steps you can take to protect your rights. [Read More]

Three Things You Should Know If You Are Struck By A Car While Walking

Getting hit by a car while walking can be traumatic. Although many pedestrians are killed by cars when struck at full speed, there are many situations when a car will brake too late for a red light or stop sign and hit a pedestrian. Cars making left turns are notorious for striking pedestrians in the crosswalk. Pedestrians are also hit on the sidewalk when cars are turning off the street into a parking lot. [Read More]

How To Deal With Drug Accusations While Claiming Worker's Compensation

Injuries happen occasionally while on the job. It can be a disconcerting time, especially if you are concerned about making ends meet. This is where worker's compensation comes in. Worker's compensation is in place so that employees can get paid for their expenses and medical costs while they are out. In most cases, worker's compensation will cover all costs associated with a work-related injury. However, there are some instances where your injury is not going to be covered by worker's compensation. [Read More]

Two Estate Planning Necessities For Only Children Caring For Their Parents

Being an only child has its perks, but there are also significant drawbacks. Specifically, you will mostly likely be your parent's caretaker when they fall ill or become unable to care for themselves. Although your parents may have made plans to ensure you're cared for after they pass away, it's equally important you take steps to ensure your parents' needs will be met if you die before they do. Here's are two thing you should do. [Read More]