Why Estate Planning Is Vital

Many people spend more time planning other aspects of their life than they do with estate planning. While it may not be fun to think of who will inherit your assets when you’re gone, failure to do so means that your hard-earned property may not be divided in the way you like. Why should you engage in estate planning? There are many great benefits to planning your estate before your death. Some of these benefits include: The main benefit is that you get to choose Read More +

Tips To Help You Avoid Personal Injuries This Holiday Season

The holidays are an exciting time of year. There are many fun and memorable holiday activities to take part in. However, the holidays can also result in an increased number of car accidents, another type of personal injury mishap. How do accidents occur during the holiday season? Throughout the holiday season, the activities you engage in will change. You’ll find yourself doing things that you wouldn’t do throughout other times of the year. Unfortunately, these changes in routine may lead to a personal injury or Read More +

Negligent Driving In Car Accidents

Once you’re in a car accident, you’ll need to prove fault to insurance companies and lawyers alike. There are a few things you’ll need to understand here. What is negligence? As a driver, you’re responsible for using reasonable care to avoid injuring others. When you don’t, you’re liable for negligence. This is defined as any type of careless act that results in harm to another person. For instance, in a car accident, you’re negligent if you do something that you shouldn’t have done (e.g., speeding, Read More +

What A Durable Power Of Attorney For Health And Finances Is

A power of attorney (POA) is a legal document in which you give someone the power to act in your place if you become mentally or physically incapacitated. This person is legally allowed to handle important matters (e.g., managing your investments, paying your bills, directing your medical care) for you when you can’t do so yourself. To cover all of your important issues, you’ll need to create a POA for health care issues and another one for your finances. What is a Durable Medical Power Read More +

Reasons To Hire A Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

When you’re injured in a motorcycle accident you face debilitating injuries, high medical bills, and time away from work that results in lost wages. Although you may be tempted to handle the legal process yourself, there are several reasons why you should hire a motorcycle accident lawyer instead. Insurance Companies May Try to Blame You There are many times when insurance companies try to blame motorcyclists. Unfortunately, Florida’s “no-fault” auto insurance law doesn’t apply to motorcyclists. Therefore insurance companies can use this to deny you Read More +

Tips For Driving Safely In Bad Weather

Driving during heavy rain and storms increases the risk of accidents happening on the road. But sometimes, driving during bad weather simply can’t be avoided. You may be caught in a downpour with no alternative but to keep driving, or maybe you have somewhere critically important to be just as the rain starts to get heavier. As well as potential casualties and damage, if an accident occurs during bad weather in Palm Harbor or St Petersburg, you could still be liable even if the weather Read More +