Category: Spotlight

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Interacting with Law Enforcement During an Arrest

Police officers makes an arrest when they have reason to believe that a person may be involved in criminal activity. An arrest does not make the suspect guilty. However, the individual’s way of interacting with law enforcement can often sway...

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Alaska Paving The Way for Pet Custody Laws

Cats and dogs are more than pets.  For many, they are a part of the family.  According to Slate.com, more than half of surveyed dog owners consider themselves a “pet parent.”  This practice has gone so far in becoming a...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

What Prevents Women From Divorcing An Abusive Spouse?

In May 2016, a new Pennsylvania divorce law eased the legal separation process for women in abuse relationships.  The new law removed required counselling sessions and granted the court the right  to presume consent to divorce from an abuse party...

Main Causes of Teen Distracted Driving Accidents

Although, the “100 Deadliest Days” for drivers- the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day- is over, the distracted driving problem is not.  With a new school year starting, more teens will on the road, whether it’s commuting back and...

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When Your Life Insurance Claim is Denied

Losing the love of your life can be devastating. You need to figure out how to go on without them emotionally and financially. You expect the life insurance policy to  cover funeral expenses and provide some immediate financial relief while...

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...