You are here: Home // Lawyers

Texas oil driller sued for tortious interference

In a closely watched dispute between two neighboring mineral operators, the San Antonio Court of Appeals ruled that Lightning Oil Co., the plaintiff lease owner, could not receive a temporary injunction preventing Anadarko E&P Onshore, LLC, a neighboring lease owner, from drilling through the plaintiff’s mineral estate to reach the defendant’s own mineral estate. In the Eagle Ford... 

Six Ways to Pay for Long-term Care [Video]

The post Six Ways to Pay for Long-term Care [Video] appeared first on Estate Planning Lawyers | Elder Law Attorneys | Brighton | Novi | Livonia Elder Law Attorneys.  Read More →

Texting truckers are accidents waiting to happen

It is a well-known fact that texting and driving can kill. However, this fact has not stopped big-rig drivers from texting while working. A huge commercial truck that hits another car does not leave much hope for the survival of the person behind the wheel of the other vehicle. According to the Virgina Tech Transportation Institute, texting drivers are 23 times more likely to be involved in an accident.... 

How To Draft An Effective Family Law Declaration for Court

Family law declarations prepared for court are often the first impression you can make on the judge in your divorce or child custody case, so you should try and make that first impression as effective as possible. The judge is the person who is going to decide your case and if your initial impression on the judge is sketchy, you are likely to have turbulent time all through the proceedings. One thing... 

Though Beneficial, Obama’s Immigration Initiative Will Have Limited Economic Impact

When signing his executive order on immigration November 21, President Barack Obama bypassed Congress, initiating a long sought reform. But evidence suggests that the reforms will benefit some sectors more than others, and may even be the source of increased competition in the labor market, marginalizing the overall effect on the U.S. economy. The last time there was a significant overhaul of the immigration... 

Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admissions Paperwork Lower Lawsuit Payouts

When anyone checks in to a nursing home, he or she is invariably and firstly given a large pile of paperwork to sign. And understandably, the person charged with signing those papers may not read every single line on every single page. Hidden among the legalese is often an agreement to submit all disputes to binding arbitration if anything goes wrong at the nursing home. Rather than being able to sue... 

What is covered by Medicare in a skilled nursing facility?

Many people on Medicare assume that the program will cover any medical costs they encounter, including the cost of care in a skilled nursing facility. However, coverage for care in a nursing home is actually quite limited, and it is only provided under certain circumstances. Medicare only pays for care in a nursing facility if a patient is admitted to the facility within a month of having been admitted... 

California Divorce Filing Requirements (PODCAST)

Welcome to The Maggio Law Firm’s PODCAST about what to know concerning the divorce filing requirements for California divorce cases. Gerald A. Maggio is an experienced Orange County divorce and family law lawyer and family law attorney located in Irvine, California, serving the Orange County and Riverside areas. Mr. Maggio assists clients with legal issues including divorce, legal separation, divorce... 

Post-9/11 Veterans Find Resources, Understanding Through Michigan Peer Support Program

Across the country, researchers and policymakers are trying to find new and better ways to support veterans returning home. In Michigan, one such program is making headlines: the Buddy to Buddy program, a peer support system designed to connect post-9/11 veterans to a host of resources. The Buddy to Buddy program was developed by the University of Michigan, and it made its debut in 2009. Today, more... 

How Mediation Helps With Divorce And Children

Divorce mediation is you and your spouse deciding on the best way to end your relationship mutually. Whenever couples decide to get divorced, there are two main ways that the goal of separation can be achieved. One is through mediation and the other is through litigation. Most couples are generally advised to go for divorce mediation in Orange County because this process is all about power to you.... 
Copyright © 1995 - 2010 Kazor.com World Community News. All rights reserved.