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Winter Weather And Home Insurance Claims: What Types Of Damages Are Covered?

The effects of severe winter weather can wreak havoc on your home, causing extensive damage in various ways. While many damages are covered under your homeowner's insurance policy, some are only covered under specific circumstances. The language used in some policies is ambiguous in regard to actions that must be performed by the homeowner in times of severe weather. Claims may be approved or denied based upon the terms dictated and defined by the insurance company. Read More 

3 Steps To Take After Being Injured In A Car Accident

Getting in a car accident that is not your fault is scary enough, but when you are injured in a car accident it can turn your life upside down. Dealing with car repairs or replacement while recovering from injuries can be really hard. But how you deal with the situation will make a big difference in how your claim with the other driver's insurance company pans out. Take the following steps after being hurt in a car crash: Read More 

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