The July Effect: “You’re My First Patient Ever!”

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July can be a rather precarious time for patients. Perhaps you have heard this time of year referred to as the “July Effect” in America or even “The Killing Season” in the UK. These rather startling names have come into existence due to the fresh crop of new medical students that begin residency training each […]

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Shocking Effects of a Birth Injury, How to Tell, and What to Do

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A birth injury is a very serious problem, and sometimes the effects of the injuries don’t show up for years. What is even more tragic is that negligence and poor judgment is the cause for preventable injuries of 6 to 8 out of 1,000 babies every year, according to Birth Injury Guide. When this happens, […]

Medical Negligence: Patient Denied Test Learns He Has AIDS

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If you have a caring and competent doctor or nurse in your life, you might want to reach out and let them know they are appreciated. Thankfully, the vast majority of medical care is great. But, when a situation occurs where a patient is truly a victim of medical negligence, the damage they can do […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Divorce

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A small percentage of marriages end easily and cleanly with little argument from either side. Most divorces require a bit of push and pull before reaching a settlement. Here is some basic information that can help you to get the best possible outcome once the divorce process is all said and done. Honestly, there really […]

EPA Opts to Discontinue Examining Deadly Asbestos in Older Buildings

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Our president and his nominee, Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), may have made a decision that could negatively impact the health and lives of everyone in America. The issue, in this case, is asbestos. Keep in mind that opposition to dangerous asbestos is nonpartisan, and so is the extensive research that […]

Word Battle Over Bankruptcy Dischargeable Debt Settled by Supreme Court

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Times are hard for many people in America when it comes to financial burdens, and for some people, the answer is to file for bankruptcy and release any dischargeable debt. Every debtor needs to understand that the whole point of the Bankruptcy Code is to help “honest but unfortunate debtors” get back on their feet. […]

Parents With Teens Beware: 100 Deadliest Days

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School is almost out, and teenagers are eager to enjoy more freedom and have fun with their friends. Plans are being made for road trips, drives to the beach or the lake, camping trips, music festivals, and other adventures. Some teenagers eager to claim independence are planning to drive back and forth among friends and […]

Supreme Court Approves Employers Limiting Workers’ Rights

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Despite what many may think, the battle over workers’ rights is still alive and well. Many workers are unaware that they have already signed an employee agreement that required them to revoke certain rights. Recently, the majority ruling of the Supreme court supported the employer’s decision to include limitations on employees regarding disputes and collaboration […]

NFL New Conduct Policy Impacts Players’ Political Rights

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Employment by the NFL and sports in general is unique because a political ceremony is generally held at the beginning of every game. In these instances, there is a requirement for appropriate employee behavior and political expression, two things that often don’t mix in the workplace. This has not been an issue for many years, […]

Legal Options for Victims of School Shootings

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School should be one of the safest places in the community. Instead, school shootings are a tragic reality, and the deaths, injuries, and repercussions are a serious problem in our country today. More and more, individuals are seeking justice against the assailant and any individuals or entities that ultimately caused or contributed towards the crime. […]

Blatant Discrimination Against Alternative Gender Expression in Texas

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The right of all American citizens to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” is fine and dandy for some fellow Americans until a person’s pursuit leads to challenging gender roles or sexual orientation in any way. Recently in Texas, a 21-year-old man, Bobby Rodriguez, experienced discrimination when he was prevented from entering a nightclub in […]

New Jersey’s New Sick Leave Laws: Happier, Healthier, Better Workers

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On May 2, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey State Senate made New Jersey the tenth state in America to establish paid sick leave legislation, and the truth is that it really seems to have heart. The other states that have done this so far include California, Washington, Washington, DC, and other New […]

Basics for Entering the World of Homeschooling

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Homeschooling for children age 5 to 17 has been around since the 70s, but it is an option that more and more parents are considering in the wake of school shootings, growing concerns about the quality of public education, and the generally aggressive nature of popular culture and its pervasiveness in the public and even […]

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Keep Your Car, Lose the Staggering Payments

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Yes, it’s true. Even when going bankrupt, you may not have to get rid of your car (or even real estate investment)! Instead, if you are able to file a Chapter 13 “wage earners” bankruptcy, then you could be able to reduce your principal balance and restructure your vehicle installment loans, or you may be […]

Got Creditor Harassment? Take Your Debt Seriously: Jail is a Real Possibility

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The fate of many households around America hangs in a balance between living off of credit and simultaneously digging themselves out of debt. If they slip, they may be shocked to find themselves facing time behind bars.   It IS Possible to Go to Jail for Private Debts Initially, incarceration was only imposed upon those […]

Bankruptcy: How the Automatic Stay Keeps Your Creditors at Bay

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If you are going into debt and worried about folks coming after you for payments or taking away your possessions, you should know about a temporary remedy called “the automatic stay.” What is the Automatic Stay? It’s a really valuable break that allows the borrower a set amount of time to sort out their financial […]

Deciding to File for Bankruptcy, Now What?

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If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, don’t worry. You aren’t alone. Although it isn’t the ideal situation, it can be incredibly useful for helping you get back on your feet. Many people have found that after biting the bullet, they regain control of their finances over time. Filing for bankruptcy can: Halt all of […]

Are Corporations Testing Self-Driving Cars Putting Public Safety at Risk?

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Here we are in the era of self-driving cars, and we have one more fatality to add to the Tesla Model S incidents. This time, a pedestrian was killed by an autonomous Uber car this month out in Arizona in the middle of the night.  Earlier this year, in January, a man on his motorcycle […]