7 Ways To Protect Yourself If You Have To Undergo An Independent Medical Examination

If you recently filed a lawsuit related to an auto accident, the defendant's attorney may ask you to submit to an independent medical examination (IME) to determine the extent of your injuries. Don't let the word "independent" fool you; this type of exam is conducted by a physician of the defendant's choosing, so the examiner may not be all that impartial. If you are concerned about the results of your IME, here are seven ways to protect yourself. Read More 

4 Ways To Help Yourself Following A DUI Arrest

Getting arrested for DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs) can add tremendous emotional, legal, and financial burdens to the volatile mix of emotions you may already be experiencing. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to improve your outlook and maintain your sanity. Here are four measures to consider. 1. Don't Assume Guilt Never give up on your own possible innocence right off the bat -- even if the face of " Read More 

2 Ways To Damage Your Workers Compensation Claim

Nothing is more embarrassing than getting hurt at work. Not only do you have to deal with the jeers of your coworkers, but it can also be scary to report problems to upper management and file a worker's compensation claim. Unfortunately, although you might have the best intentions, some people make mistakes that can hurt their ability to collect compensation for injuries that weren't their fault. Here are two ways that you might unintentionally damage your worker's compensation claim, and what you should do to streamline your case. Read More 

How To Remove A Person’s Name From The House Title

Whether you've parted ways amicably or going through a fierce divorce, it's in your best interests to remove your spouse's, lover's or friend's name from the deed to a home if you're no longer together. Failure to do so can result in legal complications that can affect your ability to refinance or sell the home. Here are a few ways you can have a person's name removed from the title of a house. Read More 

What To Do After A Hit-And-Run In Virginia

Being on the receiving end of a hit-and-run can be extremely scary, particularly if you receive an injury or a large amount of damage to your car. Leaving the scene of an accident can carry up to a five year prison sentence in Virginia, so it is a very serious crime. If you have been involved in a hit-and-run, you should do everything possible to help police identify the perpetrator. Here are the steps you should take after the accident occurs. Read More