Can a DUI Affect Eligibility for a Pilot’s License?

It's not unusual for the consequences of a DUI conviction to spread beyond the fines, jail time, and license suspensions that may be handed down by a judge. If you currently have or are considering applying for a pilot's license, a DUI conviction can hinder your chances of receiving and/or maintaining one. Here's more information about this issue. Prior Convictions Matter for Applications When applying for a pilot's license, you may be required to fill out the Aviation Medical Exam, which the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) uses to determine the applicant's fitness for piloting aircraft. Read More 

Is A Dog Owner Still Liable For Their Dog Killing Someone If The Victim Was Trying To Commit Suicide?

According to data collected from the Center for Disease Control, about 41,149 people self-terminated in 2013. It is the tenth leading cause of death for all age groups in America and, unfortunately, the rate of suicide has been increasing in the last decade. As highly improbable as it may seem, if your dog attacks someone who was trying to commit suicide, are you still liable for damages if the family of the deceased sues you for wrongful death? Read More 

Golf And Personal Injury Lawsuits: What You Need To Know

Golf is a popular sport across the United States, but injuries on and off the course are shockingly common. According to one golf website, 40,000 golfers have to visit the emergency room every year, and plenty more innocent bystanders end up in the same place due to a golfing injury. If you or someone you love suffers an injury like this, learn more about your chances of success during a personal injury lawsuit. Read More 

3 Things To Know About The Effects Of Car Accidents On Pregnancy

It is rare for a woman to miscarry a baby from a car accident; however, car accidents can effect a pregnancy. If you are involved in a car accident and are pregnant, it is vital to have your OBGYN thoroughly examine you afterwards. While the accident might not cause you to miscarry, it can cause other problems. Here are three things to know about this. The Effects A Car Accident Can Have On An Unborn Child Read More 

What Should You Do If A Disabled Adult Child Receives An Inheritance?

If you're the parent of an adult with a developmental disability that requires you to manage his or her financial affairs, you may depend on federal disability benefits to help keep your child housed, fed, and adequately cared for -- either at your home or at a skilled care facility. When your child receives a monetary inheritance from a deceased relative or other sudden financial windfall, you may be excited at the thought of finally having another way to defray the costs you've incurred. Read More