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Avoiding Summertime Slip and Falls

Yes, summer is the season of easy living, but if we’re not careful, it can quickly become a time of injuries, too. Slip and falls are most often associated with winter, and with good reason: icy roads and pavements are certainly a recipe for accidents, if not disaster. Still, they can happen any time of…

As Tax Deadline Approaches, Many Are Afraid

July 15th, this year’s deadline for filing taxes, is sneaking up on us fast. Throughout my decades of experience as a Memphis bankruptcy lawyer, I’ve met few, if any, people who actually enjoy the filing process, but for some, there’s a reward in the form of a refund. Others aren’t so lucky and owe the…

Helping Teens Survive the 100 Deadliest Days

Experts often refer to the three-month stretch from Memorial Day to Labor Day as the “100 Deadliest Days” due to the high rates of serious car accidents. Teens, who find themselves with lots of free time as the school year winds down, are disproportionately affected and particularly at risk. According to the American Automobile Association,…

Ready for the Road: Summertime Motorcycle Safety

For motorcycle enthusiasts, longer days and rising temperatures are an invitation to take their beloved two-wheel companions out of storage and hit the road. But as a personal injury lawyer Memphis TN trusts, I know that highways are never without their risks. For motorcyclists in particular, safety should be the utmost priority. Of all those…

As Memphis Reopens, Eviction Proceedings Relaunch

When we hear talk of cities reopening, it’s the thought of our favorite cafe or restaurant or beauty salon that springs to mind, not courtrooms, and certainly not evictions. But yesterday’s onslaught of eviction proceedings at Shelby County Civil Court show that our slow return to normal will result in familiar hardships for some. 9,000…

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Mental Illness and SSDI: What to Know

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a critical lifeline that helps millions of Americans endure tough times and get back on their feet. Without this vital support system, those who cannot work because of a medical condition might otherwise fall through the cracks. SSDI covers a range of conditions, and not just physical ones. Mental…

Don’t Forget About 2020 Taxes

Tax Day may fall on a different date in 2020, but the way that it’s sneaking up on us is the same as any other year. As you probably know, the Treasury Department and the IRS officially extended the annual tax filing deadline from April 15th to July 15th due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many…

Over 40% of Coronavirus Fatalities Happen at Nursing Homes

To call these last few weeks overwhelming would be an understatement. I know that many of us are struggling to keep pace with the frequency of news updates. We all could use a breather, but the fact remains that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over. Recently released data reveals the heavy toll this virus…

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Keep the Bank From Taking Your Home

We are in the midst of a financial crisis that many families simply weren’t prepared for. Throughout my career as a Memphis TN foreclosure lawyer, I’ve met so many people working tirelessly to give their children the opportunities they deserve. Even without a pandemic, it’s often an uphill battle to make ends meet. With a…

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Applying for SSDI? It’s Probably Time to See a Doctor.

A critical lifeline for injured or ill workers, Social Security Disability benefits (SSDI) are as important as ever during these unprecedented and uncertain times. As an experienced Memphis SSDI application attorney, my goal is to ensure that anyone who qualifies receives the benefits they are entitled to. The often intimidating application process is complex. It…