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Distracted Drivers Are Biggest Threat to Motorcyclists

Distracted driving accidents have become a nationwide epidemic. Due to the small size and limited safety features on most motorcycles, riders can be extremely vulnerable to injury on the road. Motorcycle riders are in the most danger when a…
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Can Omega-3 Help Prevent Brain Damage?

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are dangerous primarily due to secondary swelling which can permanently damage brain and nerve cells. However, a recent study has determined that omega-3 fatty acids may protect the…
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Is eDiscovery Able to Facilitate Interrogatories and Disclosures?

In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the court looked at whether eDiscovery facilitated interrogatories as they pertain to early fact disclosure. In re: Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 2437,…
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Drunk Boaters Inadvertently Cause Airport Security Scare

A fishing boat entered the restricted water near New York’s La Guardia Airport and struck a light pole on one of the runway extensions. The Port Authority Police Department could see the stranded craft on surveillance cameras, but could not…
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Is Video Surveillance a Form of ESI That Warrants Delayed Production?

In Sowell v. TARGET CORPORATION, No. 5:14-cv-93-RS-GRJ (N.D. Fla. May 28, 2014), the court was presented with the difficult question of if and when video surveillance should warrant delayed production. Plaintiff was injured as a result of a…
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Telemedicine Offers Promising Results

While many major hospitals have an onsite ophthalmologist to check premature infants for potentially devastating eye injuries, many hospitals in more rural or remote areas do not have the same resources. As a result, treatable conditions like…
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Does Video Surveillance Fall into the Category of Discoverable ESI or Privileged Work-Product?

A complex question in the realm of eDiscovery looks towards whether video surveillance, as ESI, can be considered protected work product. The court took up the issue in Sowell v. TARGET CORPORATION, No. 5:14-cv-93-RS-GRJ (N.D. Fla. May 28, 2014). Plaintiff…
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Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy the New Treatment for Brain Injuries?

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy has shown promising results as a new method of treating traumatic brain injury. Currently approved only to treat divers with decompression sickness, oxygen therapy is used to flood the brain with oxygen and promote…
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Unlicensed Teen Driver Kills Motorcyclist

A 52-year-old motorcyclist was killed when an unlicensed teen driver lost control of her car and swerved into oncoming traffic. The young teen was allegedly intoxicated and driving at a high speed when she and four friends collided head on with…
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Looking for Case Law on Native File Formatting?

Sekisui Am. Corp. v. Hart[1] (Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin stated metadata in native formatting has significant value as part of electronically stored information (ESI) in dicta.) Aguilar v. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Div.[2] (The court…