Rachel is a young single mom. Rachel was injured in a car accident where a man came across the median through a lane of traffic and hit her driver’s side, totaling her vehicle. Rachel sought treatment for her injuries and an attorney to help get her medical bills paid. The first attorney she hired was only able to get her enough money to pay a small portion of her medical bills. After Sarhan Law PLLC took over, Rachel’s case was settled for 10x what she was being offered with the previous attorney.
Wilmer is a senior who took daily walks around his neighborhood with his schnauzer, Kona. One day, Wilmer and Kona were attacked by a dog that escaped from a neighboring residence. Kona was okay, but Wilmer was knocked unconscious after falling and hitting his head on the pavement. After receiving treatment for his multiple injuries, he tried to speak with the owners of the property he saw the dog run from, but they refused to acknowledge any wrongdoing or take any responsibility. Wilmer retained Sarhan Law PLLC. Sarhan Law PLLC first tried to settle the case amicably without litigation but received a similar response from the property owner. After a lawsuit was filed the case was settled in about six months – approximately one-third of the time a normal case takes to get to trial.
Douglas is a seasoned college professor. One day as Douglas was driving to pick up his wife, a car side-swiped him. The insurance adjuster for the at-fault driver did not believe Douglas could have been injured from that sideswipe. After Sarhan Law PLLC filed a lawsuit, Douglas received a settlement that paid his medical bills and provided fair compensation for the pain and suffering he endured in recovery.
Numerous studies have shown that Americans’ greatest fear regarding retirement is running out of money. Even so, myths abound about planning for retirement, Social Security, the cost of medical care, and more. Let’s explore the reality behind some of the most common retirement planning myths.
When your children turn 18 they are legal adults. They might not act like adults all of the time, and you may still be supporting them financially, but in the eyes of the law they are indeed adults. This means that you can no longer make certain decisions for them, including health care decisions. Furthermore, you can no longer obtain medical information about your adult children without their authorization – even in an emergency.
Many people believe that estate planning is only for elders. The truth is that younger folks, including millennials, can benefit from having an estate plan of their own.
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