What Happens at Mediation in a Personal Injury Case?

At some point in your personal injury case, you might be asked if you want to participate in mediation. Mediation is not to be confused with a deposition (where you are sworn in under oath and asked questions by opposing counsel) or an arbitration (where a binding...

Can you keep your tax refund in Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

One of the most popular questions I get from my Chapter 13 bankruptcy clients is “Can I keep my tax refund or will the trustee take it?” The answer is maybe. While bankruptcy is a federal law, there are always elements of your local court rules that are...

What is Medical Payments Coverage on my Auto Policy?

Medical payments coverage (aka “med pay”) on your auto insurance is essentially health insurance for a car wreck. It provides treatment for “reasonable and necessary” medical costs stemming from a car accident. Any med pay coverage you purchase is primary to your...