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Three DUI Defenses Involving The BAC Breathalyzer Test

If you have received a DUI charge based on a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) breathalyzer test that was inaccurate, there may be one of three defenses that can help you to be acquitted at trial. The following are details about the three defenses along with the legal standards that make them possible. Residual Mouth Alcohol and False Results The breathalyzer test is supposed to measure your "deep lung air," but it can pick up alcohol residue in your mouth and belching, burping, or regurgitating can bring up alcohol from your stomach and cause a falsely high result. Read More 

Faqs About Appealing A Disability Denial In Federal Court

There are five levels to the appeals process for a denied Social Security disability claim. If you have already appeared before the Appeals Council and your claim was still denied, the next step is the federal court. If you are planning to appeal to the court, here is what you need to know.  How Is an Appeal Filed? After the Appeals Council rejects your claim, you have 60 days to file an appeal with the federal court. Read More 

4 Things Your Aging Parents Need To Discuss With A Lawyer Now

If your parents are retired or nearing retirement, you need to sit down with them and make sure that they have made plans for their health and well-being as they age. Here are five things that your elderly parents need to discuss with a lawyer and make sure they have solid plans for.  #1 Long-Term Health Care Insurance Your parents are going to continue to age, and as they age, they may need more medical assistance than they are currently getting. Read More 

The Basics Of Wrongful Death Claims In The State Of Michigan

If you think that you grounds to file a wrongful death lawsuit in the state of Michigan, you need to understand the basics of what is a wrongful death lawsuit as well as who is allowed to file such a lawsuit and what damages they can collect.  What Is A Wrongful Death Lawsuit? In the state of Michigan, a death is considered wrongful if it was brought about by the actions, neglect, or fault of someone else. Read More 

Make Your Work At Home Business Legal In Four Steps

Millions of business owners run their empire from their homes these days, and their numbers are growing steadily larger all the time. A healthy 50% of all U.S. businesses are in fact home-based businesses. To ensure that your home-based business gets off to a good (and legal) start, read the four major steps needed to begin your endeavor. 1. Zoning Laws Your choice of a specific home-based business could depend on the zoning laws in your locality, so a careful check with your zoning and planning commission is in order before you order those business cards. Read More