By: Terry Bennett Many parents and grandparents give their children and grandchildren gifts during the year. They may give them money for a down payment on a home, to buy a car or help them out in other ways. But when are these gifts of taxable importance? The attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, … [Read more...] about When do you Pay Gift Taxes?
By: Mike Pike I recently spoke with a person seeking representation for litigation in which family members were suing other family members over money and property issues. Unfortunately, the two sides of the family had gotten involved in a lawsuit against each other based on what I believe to be … [Read more...] about When to Reconsider a Lawsuit
Enjoy this personal commentary from our very own, Terry Bennett. The team at Skeeter’s, Bennett, Wilson & Pike is blessed to have a seat on Terry’s train of life. By: Terry Bennett In the practice of law I see a great deal of tragedy. In handling estates I see individuals whose lives are … [Read more...] about Life’s Train
By: Dustin Humphrey We have all heard the horror stories of someone badly injured in a car wreck by a person with minimal insurance or none at all. As the victim’s medical bills mount the negligent party’s insurance is quickly exhausted, leaving the victim on the hook for the balance. To avoid … [Read more...] about Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
By: Dustin Humphrey Let’s face it- injury lawyers have a bad name, in part, because of a lot of advertising done in poor taste. This is unfortunate, because many personal injury lawyers are respectable, honest professionals who do their best to help those affected by tragedy. When someone is … [Read more...] about On Injury Lawyers
By: Terry Bennett A medical malpractice case is nothing more or less than negligence by a professional who happens to be a medical care provider. That could include doctors, nurses, hospitals, dentists, etc. The attorney’s at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike want to make sure you understand … [Read more...] about Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?
By: Terry Bennett Long-term care insurance is a subject most people don’t want to think about, but they are wise to do so. In fact, 70 percent of those 65 and older will need some sort of long-term care. If you are in your 50s or 60s, our team at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike suggests … [Read more...] about Do I Need Long-Term Nursing Home Insurance?
By: Mike Pike Law school can be a stressful time for many students. Having gone through it ourselves, our team at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike wants to offer some practical advice to current and aspiring law school students. Work for an attorney or law firm as soon as possible. Sit … [Read more...] about Our Advice to Law Students
By: Terry Bennett You’ve suffered a personal injury, your everyday routine has been interrupted and your long-term plans may be uncertain. And at times, the procedural rules of a personal injury case can be confusing or frustrating, especially when you’re anxious to get healthy and move … [Read more...] about Step by Step: The Personal Injury Case