Terry Borum died in custody due to alcoholic withdrawal symptoms. Guards did not provide medical aid. This wrongful death lawsuit was launched against Swisher County in Amarillo, Texas and ultimately resulted in a $1.5 million verdict after a four day trial. Terry Borum, who was mentally disabled, found himself in... 
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Late-life divorce, also called “silver” or “gray” divorce, is becoming more acceptable and common. However, divorce during senior years carries its own unique concerns and financial challenges. Researchers at the Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, found that although overall divorce rates... 
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Toward the end of the year, many publications offer tips on how to survive the holiday season as divorced parents. Although such annual articles provide useful advice on holiday arrangements for children, divorcing parents should aim to develop effective co-parenting strategies that extend all year long. The holiday... 
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A consumer protection lawsuit accusing Walgreens pharmacists in California of failing to comply with patient consultation rules was settled for $502,200. According to Bonnie Dumanis, the District Attorney for San Diego County, pharmacist consultations avert medication errors and make certain that patients are given... 
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Whether you are just starting out as a new insurance agent, or have even been selling insurance for years, sometimes it’s good to know where to go for leads you can actually count on — as in, not leads that are shared by up to seven other agents fighting to get a sale. This is a waste of time in most instances,... 
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The VA Aid and Attendance Benefit, otherwise known as the non-service connected pension is soon to be changing in how you can qualify.  In the past a Michigan veteran could be over the asset limit and still qualify for the VA Benefit by setting up a Veterans Asset Protection Trust, moving the overage of assets into... 
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Although the rate of divorce has actually declined in recent years, there is still a tremendous amount of pressure on the family law court system which often has more cases to handle than judicial officers available to handle them.  In addition to that, most divorce cases that end up in court aren’t always the most... 
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Spousal support/maintenance is something that most spouses that are in a better economic state to their other spouse will have to pay once they decide to part ways. The idea of spousal support which is also known as alimony is designed to make sure that the dependent spouse in the marriage is protected during and post-divorce. Determining... 
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A former employee of an environmental services company, who claims that the company did not pay him for overtime worked, has filed an employment lawsuit in federal court in Texas. The collective action lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division, by Tommy Breed, individually... 
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There isn’t much point in ordering insurance leads if you’re not going to work them properly. And if you don’t work them properly, you’re wasting money. Insurance leads in Texas help expand your business. They are the diamonds in the rough that can help you build your agency from scratch. Who wouldn’t like... 
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