What Your Loved Ones Cannot Do for You Without a Power of Attorney

Many people have the mistaken belief that if they should become unable to make decisions on their own, that their loved ones will be able to step in and take care of things. Whether the incapacitation is a permanent condition or just temporary, however, there are many things that loved ones can’t do unless they are granted specific legal authorities. This can be done by obtaining legal guardianship, which is Read More

A Brief Introduction to “Premises Liability”

If you’ve been injured while on someone else’s property, you may be wondering whether or not they are liable for your medical expenses, lost wages, and other potential losses. There are many factors that need to be considered, and learning about premises liability is a great place to start. The concept of premises liability is what the courts will look at when hearing a personal injury case that involves someone’s Read More

The Last Believer: Why I Like Lance Armstrong

So this has nothing to do with Montgomery County, the practice of law, nor the use of Apple products. OK, maybe a little bit of due process. But I am THE guy, the last believer, the lone sole in the wilderness who seems to think that Lance Armstrong is getting railroaded. Judging by everything that has been said and written about Lance and the assertion (no longer seemingly an allegation) that he cheated along the Read More

Motorcycles, Accidents, and New Maryland Law

Reading the other day about the youngest brother of Baltimore Raven's wide receiver Torrey Smith who was killed riding a motorcycle and it made me confront my own desires to get a bike. A little one, mind you, maybe no more than a fancy scooter. I think they look good and certainly would be economic to drive. But the potential for grave damage in an accident persuades me each time to forget about it. That and the Read More

Live Younger – Need Help Now

So I am reading "Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy Until You're 80 and Beyond" by Chris Crowley and Henry Lodge, MD. Problem is, I need it to work tomorrow, if not sooner. How come I was the only one who received this as a Christmas gift from a family member? So apparently I have to learn to be a bit more selfish and put myself first when it comes to being healthy. I got the selfish and putting myself Read More