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Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2017: What’s Trending

It’s April- National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Safety Council designates this month as a time to spread awareness about the deadly epidemic. According to Distraction.gov, more than 3,100 people were killed and 431,000 were injured in distracted driving car...

/ April 1, 2017

Divorce Lawyers See Spike in Filings During March

March can be a month of transitioning. Winter ends and Spring officially beings. However, for many families, March can bring about more changes than just the season. A University of Washington study found that March is one of two biannual...

/ March 2, 2017
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Will New Software Increase Employer Auto Accident Liability?

Is Office 365 vehicle integration a distracted driving accident waiting to happen? Human Resource Executive Online recently reported that Microsoft was introducing Office 365 connectivity to 2017 Mercedes-Benz production vehicles. The application would be accessed through a dashboard infotainment system...

/ February 9, 2017
medical-malpractice

How Many Medical Malpractice Cases Involve Death?

Medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States-following heart disease and cancer-according to Consumer Reports. Americans are more likely to die of a medical mistake than they are Alzheimer’s, a stroke, kidney disease, or an auto...

/ January 21, 2017
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Tis the Season for Slip and Fall Accidents

More than one million Americans suffer a slip and fall injuries each Year more than 17,000 people die as a result of slip and fall injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Common slip and fall...

/ January 10, 2017
bus-accidents

Holiday Travel Rises Despite Train and Bus Accidents

Orbitz estimates that three quarters of Americans will travel during the 2016 holiday season. Between Thanksgiving Day and New Year’s Day, millions of American will take to the sky, roads and rails to spend time with loved ones or take...

/ December 5, 2016
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Making Post–Divorce Modifications To Custody Agreements

The holiday season is approaching. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Day are traditionally spent with family. For families separated by divorce, the holidays can often be a difficult time. It can be especially difficult when the terms of the...

/ November 8, 2016

No-Nups: The Prenups for Cohabitating Couples

Fans of The Big Bang Theory are familiar with at Sheldon and Amy’s relationship agreement which dictates date night and other rules of their romantic relationship. While the idea of such a contract may seem strange outside of its comedic...

/ October 27, 2016
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Jury Awards $5.05 Million in Greyhound Bus Accident Lawsuit

On July 22, 2016, a Philadelphia Jury awarded $3.05 million in compensatory damages and $2 million in punitive damages on behalf four passengers injured during a 2013 Greyhound bus accident. The motor coach was making an overnight trip from New...

/ October 18, 2016
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Who is Responsible for Self-driving Car Accidents?

According to Alert Driving, 90% of auto accidents are caused by human error.  This means that the driver of either vehicle is responsible for the car accident.  However, modern technology now allows for a car to be driven autonomously, without...

/ October 3, 2016