Many of my Medicaid clients are married couples, where one spouse will be in the nursing home (called the “institutionalized spouse”) and one spouse, healthier, and living at home (called the “community spouse”). When applying for Michigan Nursing Home Medicaid for a married couple, special... 
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Pennsylvania has come up with what may be a reasonable solution to deal with repeat drunk driving offenses. In a bid to keep first-time offenders from becoming repeat offenders (and to keep repeat offenders off the roads), the state’s proposed bill would mandate that drunk drivers use ignition interlock devices... 
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There was tragic head injury-related news out of Ohio this weekend. Yesterday, two individuals sifting through a dumpster in Columbus, Ohio found the body of Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge, who had apparently committed suicide. Karageorge had been missing since Wednesday.  Earlier that day, he sent an... 
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If you’re trying to build an insurance agency, there are millions of things you need to do and millions of things you don’t. Are you guilty of looking like you’re working while not accomplishing anything? Think about that for a bit. Do you attend extraneous meetings, read books, listen to marketing tapes, read... 
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When most people hear the word “divorce,” they think of distrust, couples stressing out, losing control in a court room, leaving a lasting impression on the children who now have to be raised in a broken family. These are all mere thoughts established on false perceptions and stereotypes. In reality, this... 
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The last thing drivers on a freeway expect to see is a flying truck – one that comes out of nowhere and launches itself over a retaining guardrail. This case was one that could have turned into an even more devastating accident. Fortunately, the only vehicle involved was the truck. The accident happened at about... 
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Tire blowouts can cause serious, even fatal auto accidents. A blown tire could be caused by a defective tire, improper installation, failure to adequately inspect the tires, or failure to provide proper maintenance. Injuries could be the fault of a manufacturer, installer, or driver. While an experienced attorney can... 
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Veterans who need long-term care services like in-home care or residence in a nursing home can receive financial assistance through the Veterans Administration (VA) pension benefit Aid and Attendance. This often-overlooked benefit provides money to veterans who need help with day-to-day tasks. The pension is designed... 
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Qualified divorce mediators are trained to be neutral, but anyone concerned about this issue should interview the mediator before beginning the process. There are two main neutrality concerns that can be explored. The first concern is that a mediator will be biased toward a particular party, perhaps because of his... 
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In the aftermath of a serious or fatal auto accident, family members may be too physically and emotionally devastated to think about the possible legal ramifications. But, it is important that they family consults an experienced auto accident attorney to understand their rights. If it is determined that the driver... 
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