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New Report Suggests Asthma Among Fracking Injuries

One of the most serious criticisms against hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is that the fluids blown into the shale formation are a concoction of dangerous chemicals. During the fracking process, these chemicals are blown into the shale formation...

/ August 12, 2016
drowsy driving

How Will Zika Prevention Affect Drowsy Driving Regulations?

A pending bill aimed at fighting the Zika virus could increase the number of fatigued drivers on the road, according to Huffington Post. If the complete bill is passed, the 2017 House Transportation funding bill will deny the Federal Motor...

/ July 25, 2016
prenuptial agreement

Postnuptial Agreements: It’s never too late for a Prenup

It’s never too late to sign a prenuptial agreement- even after you’ve said “I do.”  Married couples who would like to plan for the possibility of divorce can sign a postnuptial agreement, which is essentially a prenup for already-wed couples....

/ July 9, 2016
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Prenuptial Agreements rise among Millennial Women

Popular culture often portrayed prenuptial agreements (prenups) as a means for men to protect their money and assets from “gold-diggers. Fans of the comedy Seinfeld may recall the episode when Kramer recommended George ask his fiancée Susan for a prenup...

/ July 1, 2016
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Estate Planning: Another lesson we can learn from Prince

The death of legendary musician Prince was shocking and unexpected.  At just 57 years-old, it was anticipated that he would have many more years ahead of him. The world was not prepared for death of the Grammy-award winner. Unfortunately, neither...

/ June 2, 2016
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New Technology May Help Prevent Truck Accidents

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is using a new high-tech warning system to prevent trucks and buses from crashing into bridges and overpasses that are not high enough to accommodate the vehicle, reported Time Warner Cable News. The...

/ May 26, 2016
teen drivers

Graduation Parties: A PA Parent’s Guide to Discussing Drinking and Driving

Graduation parties are difficult for parents. Your child deserves to celebrate his or her accomplishment with friends, but parents worry that partying will include alcohol and underage-drinking. You worry that your child will drink or, even worse, drink and drive....

/ May 25, 2016
distracted driving lawsuit

Employer Liability For Distracted Driving

Employers are responsible for ensuring their employees adhere to the applicable federal agency regulations and federal, state and municipal laws, according to the National Safety Council. (NSC) This includes distracted driving laws. Employees who cause an accident as a result...

/ May 22, 2016
detergent pod poisoning

Detergent Pods one of many Deceptively Packaged Products

Detergent pod poisoning is still a major concern, according to a recent ABC News story. The April 2016 story highlighted the results of a new study published in in the Pediatrics Medical Journal.  The study found that childhood exposure to...

/ May 13, 2016
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Distracted Driving Lawsuit Filed Against Snapchat

A Georgia man injured by a distracted driver recently filed a distracted driving lawsuit against the messaging application (app) “Snapchat.” The lawsuit claims that the app promotes distracted driving and was a contributing factor in the 2015 accident that caused...

/ May 4, 2016