A Florida medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed by the family of a retired sailor, claiming that he was left in a coma after what was supposed to be a routine diagnostic procedure. On July 8, 2014, Retired Navy Chief Engineman Shon Hollis was supposed to undergo a colonoscopy and endoscopy at Naval Hospital, Jacksonville,... 
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The matter of imputing income to a parent in a divorce case is one best described by the word discretion. The California family law courts have a wide discretion to decide cases of income imputing. The only thing that needs to be taken care of is the decision should bear resemblance to the actual facts and evidence... 
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A common theory that has been doing the rounds for many years is that the American justice system is made for the wealthy. This despite not being entirely true does have some elements of truth about it. The American judicial system in unique and for couples going through a divorce it can be complex to navigate. The... 
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The Illinois Appellate Court has adopted a strict rule on the statute of limitations in a wrongful death lawsuit. In Moon v. Rhode, the court ruled that, the lawsuit must be brought within two years of the knowledge of the death, regardless of when the executor of an estate learned of an allegedly wrongful cause of... 
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The Texas Supreme Court heard arguments in a lawsuit by property owners against Chesapeake Energy, claiming that the energy giant improperly withheld millions of dollars in natural gas royalty payments. Chesapeake is appealing a 2014 ruling by a San Antonio appeals court that upheld a decision by a state district court... 
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A Houston family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against PJ Trailer Manufacturing Inc. stemming from an auto accident involving a tractor-trailer. On June 11, 2014. Kathryn M. Dodgen was driving to work when a 40-foot-long trailer was blocking all the lanes as Dodgen approached the intersection. Unable to brake in time,... 
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Naturally occurring retirement communities (NORCs) are communities that were not initially created for seniors, but rather evolved over time to include a substantial percentage of residents who are age 60 or older. The demographics of NORCs are in contrast to those of traditional retirement communities, which tend... 
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Some family law clients use the word aggressive when they are looking to describe what they believe to be the ideal lawyer.  What does the word aggressive mean when it used for describing lawyers? It means the lawyers that are zealous, forceful, and passionate about the case they are fighting. Aggressiveness in a... 
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A common phrase used by couples going through a divorce is to get “justice and what they are legally entitled to.” Often times, couples, wives and husbands who have had bitterness in the ending of the marriage look at the courts as their only savior.  These couples look at Orange County divorce mediation as a... 
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Many texters do not realize that driving while distracted is deadly. Just because texting while driving may not cause an accident right away does not mean there is no risk of accident, serious injury or death. The habit is deadly and kills thousands every year. In response to the rising number of deaths due to distracted... 
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