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Eight Steps to Take After an Uber Accident

I recently read an article describing the aftermath of an Uber accident in Fortune Magazine. It was 3 a.m. The writer was headed home, when her Uber driver crashed into another vehicle. In the article, she describes the accident and...

/ February 11, 2016
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Franchise Pros and Cons: A Guide for Prospective Business Owners

Individuals who yearn for the freedom to be their own boss, but don’t have the time to experience the growing pains of a new business may want to consider a franchise. The time it takes to open a franchise business...

/ February 9, 2016
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Child Custody: What Your Child Custody Arrangement Means for Your Tax Return

Now that the holidays are over, you may be ready to start your taxes. You’ve collected your W-2, 1099’s and other documents. You have last year’s tax form for guidance. But, if you’ve gotten divorced in the last year, this...

/ January 8, 2016
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What a Child Won’t Tell: Recognizing the Signs of Sex Abuse in Children

Each year, U.S. police departments receive as many as 80,000 reports of sexual abuse against children. However, the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry reports that this number is an underestimate. Many children who are abused are afraid to...

/ January 5, 2016
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Not Just for New Year’s Eve: Safe Ride Programs

New Year’s Eve is a night for celebrating the end of one year and the beginning of another, but celebrations also mean that New Year’s Eve is one of the most dangerous driving nights of the year. If you plan...

/ January 1, 2016
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‘Tis the Season: How to Avoid Drunk Drivers during the Holidays

More than one-third of fatal alcohol-related crashes these accidents occurred between Thanksgiving Eve and New Year’s Day. Many of us travel during the holidays. We want to spend time with our family and friends, but we also want to reach...

/ December 5, 2015
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Whistleblowers, Beware: Most Claims End In Disappointment

To many, whistleblowers are akin to folk heroes. After all, the result of many famous whistleblowers coming forward yielded a number of earth shattering decisions in court. Had these individuals not come forward then much of the fraud and corruption...

/ November 25, 2015
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Contamination in Medical Device May Have Killed 4 in Pennsylvania Hospital

Infections from a heater-cooler device that had been used for several years in hospitals to control a patient’s temperature during bypass surgery has been “probably” linked to at least 4 deaths in a York hospital. The just-released report follows an...

/ October 29, 2015
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What You Need to Know About Date Rape Drugs

Bill Cosby recently admitted that he drugged women that he wanted to have sex with during the 1960’s and 1970’s. At that time, many of today’s “date rape” drugs didn’t exist. Cosby had a doctor write him a prescription for...

/ October 14, 2015
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AUA Warns Testosterone Drugs May Be Dangerous

The American Urological Association has published a statement on testosterone therapy after an FDA safety communication warning of potential cardiovascular risks.   The American Urological Association is an organization of medical doctors who research and treat diseases of the male...

/ October 14, 2015