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The Dilemma of Choosing Assisted Living or a Nursing Home

The good news is that thanks to medical advances and other factors, people are living longer than ever. The less than stellar news is this extended life span does not necessarily translate into a high quality of life in one’s later years. With that comes the issue of what decisions should be made to make…

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How an Elder Lawyer Can Save Aging Parents’ Finances

Times can be tough for baby boomers moving into retirement and their golden years, as well as their adult children. More and more, the latter are becoming caregivers and relied upon to support their parents financially. Statistics show that more than 32 percent of adult offspring chipped in $5,000 or more of their own money…

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Texas Olympic Volleyball Player Works to Heal Brain Injury

Stacy Sykora, from Ft. Worth, Texas, was a two-time All-American volleyball player at Texas A&M. She is also a member of the U.S. Olympic volleyball team. Last year, in a bus accident near Sao Paulo, Brazil, she sustained a brain injury when the vehicle carrying her Brazilian team overturned one rainy night. She was taken…

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Hale Law Hailed as a Top Elder Law Firm by Newsweek

The Hale Law Firm has long prided itself on its excellent elder law, one of the most difficult aspects of the legal profession. Fewer than 5% of all estate planning attorneys practice in this field. And The Hale Law Firm has been cited for being among the best of the best in the industry. The…

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Suspected Drunk Driver Arrested in Hit and Run

A woman suspected of drunk driving has been arrested for the hit and run killing of a pedestrian in Corpus Christi, Texas, a sad reminder of the epidemic of alcohol-related driving fatalities in the state. On May 29, Gilbert Reyna was walking near an Interstate 37 access road when he was struck by a vehicle….

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Serious Workplace Injuries Necessitate Legal Guidance

Workers have a right to consult with an attorney when serious injuries occur because of the negligence or carelessness of their employer. Unfortunately the reality is that some workplaces and management disregards their employees’ safety and health by failing to maintain equipment, conduct safety training, or monitor workplace safety. A recent indent in Sunnyvale, Texas…

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