Meditation to Reduce Stress During Tough Cases

My clients are often faced with very stressful situations.  That’s why they come to a lawyer in the first place.  This is particularly true if a loved one’s needed government benefits are at stake or if there is a dispute within a family.  These are tough, emotionally draining cases for those experiencing the conflict.

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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week is May 6 through May 12.  You can find year-round educational seminars near you by visiting the Child Mind Institute website. A child’s mental health may be affected by stress.  Some stress can be beneficial, but if you are concerned that your child is too stressed, you may encourage […]

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Making the Most of Your Doctor’s Visit

Many of us have experienced visiting our doctor and, when relaying the situation to our loved ones afterwards, realizing that we may have forgotten to ask important questions or that we are unable to summarize what the doctor told us.  For those who visit the doctor frequently or who are unfamiliar with medical jargon, going […]

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Children’s Tylenol Recall

According to a news alert from the New York Times, the McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit of Johnson & Johnson has voluntarily begun a recall of certain children’s over-the-counter liquid medicines because of manufacturing deficiencies.  The deficiencies may affect the potency, purity or quality of the products, the agency said in a statement.  Consumers should stop using […]

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Health Care Reform Legislation

Late on March 21, 2010, the House of Representatives passed the bill overhauling the Nation’s Health Care System, and then passed the package of fixes to that bill, which the Senate must now approve. Some of the ‘immediate’ changes include:

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Hickman & Lowder is Going Green

Hickman & Lowder recently became a Certified Green Law Firm through the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.  To become certified, participating law firms must commit to taking concrete steps toward reducing their energy consumption and paper usage.  Some components of our certification plan include using compact fluorescent bulbs, printing on both sides of the paper when […]

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