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Legal Options If Your Loved One Was Killed by Police

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It’s a sad fact that oftentimes the police will make mistakes and be negligent of their duties, resulting in wrongful deaths. In that case, according to the law, the appropriate parties should be held accountable. This is even in the case where the police are doing their job as they should and accidents do happen; […]

Hit and Run Laws in Texas: Don’t Flee The Scene

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A hit and run accident occurs when you’re driving your car, minding your business, and another driver hits you and then drives off without as much as an apology or an exchange of information. If you’re ever in an auto accident, hit and run laws in Texas are very clear about what you must do […]

Daycare Negligence: New Mexico Owners Sentenced for Death of Child

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When daycare providers fail at their duties due to negligence, it can result in the death of children. Such is the case for New Mexico daycare professionals, Mary Taylor and Sandi Taylor, mother and daughter, with sentences of 36 and 30 years respectively . They were accused of leaving two children in a hot car […]

What is a Defective Will or Trust?

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Aside from certain legal tax avoidance issues, a “defective” will or trust sometimes is a will or trust document with legal insufficiencies and errors that would otherwise make the content null and void and ultimately un-actionable for the deceased. This could be a result of carelessness and human error, often occurring due to DIY estate […]

Texans: What to Do If Your Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Comp

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It’s a fact that most companies are actually required to carry workers’ comp insurance, but the laws are different in Texas. Many companies do NOT provider workers’ compensation to their employees. So what happens if you’re injured on the job and your employer is a non-subscriber? Are you out of luck? Not at all. Here’s […]

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Repeat Drunk Drivers in Colorado: Is the New Law Working?

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Theoretically, it should—but statistically, we’re looking at a completely different graph. Let’s be clear here, though, that with regard to the law, the sole purpose of passing statutes is to commonly serve as deterrents for crime and wrongdoing. And when legislators in Colorado decided to pass a new law in 2015 to make a fourth […]

What The Unanimous Supreme Court Verdict Means for You

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The Supreme Court recently issued a rare unanimous ruling. The topic: excessive fines and civil forfeiture. Many suspects of crimes have had their property seized. This includes all types of possessions, including valuable ones like cash, vehicles, and homes. Proponents of the practice, like former attorney general Jeff Sessions, argue that this is a great […]

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What is a Show Cause Order?

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You may have seen the phrase “show cause order” in the news lately… but what does it mean? We asked our criminal defense attorney what was going on with the case. He said: “The Judge in the Roger Stone case has ordered a “Show Cause” hearing on Thursday in response to a questionable photo Stone posted, […]

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Can You Get Workers’ Compensation If You’re Hurt Driving to Work?

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Surprisingly, yes you can—but it depends on the situation. Arizona law actually does state specifics in the case of workers’ compensation claims going and coming from work on a regular basis. Generally speaking, if you are not on the premises of employment, and you get injured, you are not covered. However, There Are Exceptions to […]

New York Man Files Medical Malpractice Suit for IVC Filter Blood Clots

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Medical malpractice law is a subset of personal injury law: someone wrongfully injured you, it just happens to involve a doctor’s office, hospital, or pharmacist. Legally that medical establishment may be liable for damages, whatever they may be. This is the case for one New York resident by the name of Ivan C. (claimant) who […]

AAJ 2019 Winter Convention: Ready For Your Closeup?

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The AAJ 2019 Winter Convention is here! We are so excited to meet new attorneys, see old friends, and help get you in front of your next client. We’ll be at Booth 27/28 throughout the convention. In addition to sponsoring the coffee in the exhibit hall, we’ve got an espresso and cappuccino machine in our […]

Are E-Scooters Safe? CDC Studying Scooter Activity in Austin.

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Austin resident Joe Cardillo was riding a Lime scooter home from work when he fell off, scraping his hands and knees and rolling a good five to ten feet across the pavement. “I fell into the street on Riverside Drive at 5:30 rush hour,” Cardillo told CBS Austin. “I call Lime to tell them this […]

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Georgia Police Cracking Down on Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is a serious problem. According to TeenSafe.com, distracted driving is responsible for 25 percent of all traffic fatalities. Many states have taken measures to prevent these types of car accidents. A law in Georgia called the “Hands-Free Georgia Act” simply makes it quite clear – you really do have to have your hands—both […]

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New Safety Law Proposed Following Indiana Bus Accident

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After a tragic bus accident, the Indiana legislature is making efforts to prevent future crashes. The fatal crash occurred on October 30, 2018, in Indiana. A school bus was stopped on the road and the stop arm extended. Despite this stop sign, a Toyota Tacoma hit four kids who were crossing the street to get […]

U of M Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit

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For those in the dark on whistleblower cases and lawsuits, here is a quick summary: all of these legal situations involve an employee essentially “blowing the whistle” on a company committing misconduct. Some major examples include Jeffrey Wigand exposing Phillip Morris for knowingly selling addictive products, or Frank Serpico bringing to light corrupt practices 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 […]

Medical Malpractice: The Third Leading Cause of Death in America

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Unfortunately, when hospitals and doctors make poor and negligent decisions, patients are left with no choice but to endure the consequences. Ana Pereira is a woman who endured medical malpractice seven years ago when she went to Monmouth Medical Center in New Jersey, a hospital that currently has three out of five stars on Yelp. […]

Court Hears Testimony of Juvenile Mass Murderer to Determine if He Should be Tried as an Adult

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In the aftermath of the horrific mass killing spree at Parkland High School, American’s are facing a slew of questions, including how to prevent more child murders by juvenile mass shooters.  The Florida shooting happened while South Carolina has already been in the midst of dealing with its own school shooting.   On September 28, […]