When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

if your losses were due to the carelessness or negligence of another person, you have the right to take legal action to pursue full and fair compensation. How soon should you hire an attorney? What are

Minimize the Consequences of a DWI on Your Car Insurance

There are many potential negative ramifications of a DWI conviction in Texas. You may spend time in jail and/or pay a hefty fine and court fees. You could lose your license for a significant period of time or be required to have an ignition interlock installed on your vehicle. Another byproduct of a conviction—your motor vehicle insurance premiums could go up substantially, or you might even have your insurance cancelled!

What is the Discovery Process During a Family Law Case?

If you have received discovery requests or want to serve discovery requests in your divorce, please contact our attorneys to help you. If you fail to follow the Rules of Procedure in the discovery process, you may be prevented from presenting information at trial, or you may be fined by the court. Let us help you get the information you need from the other side and preserve your ability to present your case to the court.

Back-to-School Reminders and Estate Planning

Back-to-school time is a reminder that another chapter of our lives is here. We love helping people plan for the challenges that come with life transitions and opportunities. Contact us if we can assist you this upcoming season.

Social Security Office List the 2018 Top Baby Names

Emma and Liam were the top two baby names for 2018, according to the Social Security Administration’s Office of the Chief Actuary. Social Security tracks this information when it assigns new social security numbers to babies.

IRS Tax Collection Problems

Everyone has heard the old cliché, “There are two things in life we all must do – pay taxes and die.” Not paying taxes can have dire consequences. Just look what happened to the notorious gangster, Al Capone. He was prosecuted for filing false income tax returns and spent the rest of his life in federal prison – not for all of his crimes, but for failure to pay income tax.

Legal Rights for Undocumented Immigrants

I often am asked what rights undocumented immigrants have in the United States. Many assume they have no rights; however, all persons living in the United States, regardless of immigration status, have certain protections.

Light Duty – I was given an offer that I can’t refuse?

So the doctor has released you back to work, but with restrictions. What do you do now? First thing is to let your Employer know by either faxing the work status report to them or bringing it to them in person. Your employer then must create a job for you that accommodates those restrictions, and that must be in writing. In 99% of the cases, that will NOT be the same day you hand them the work-status report. If they don’t have light duty, then the WC insurance carrier must pay you weekly temporary income benefits while you are off from work. There is no requirement that you go and seek work elsewhere, while you are on light duty. Now, if they do have a job you can do that is within the restrictions provided by your doctor, there are certain requirements that MUST be followed: