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What If I’m in a Car Accident While on the Clock?

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Are employers ever responsible if their employees are involved in car accidents? The short answer? Yes. But not always. There are a couple factors that must be true for your employer to be liable for damages sustained in a car accident. When is Your Employer Liable? Here is an example to demonstrate a situation where […]

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How the HERO Program Can Help Stalled Cars on the Highway

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One of the scariest things that can happen to someone out on the highway is their car stalling in the middle of nowhere. Tragically, many drivers do not carry the tools to fix their automobile after a stall. Fortunately, an Atlanta program can help drivers stranded on the road. The HERO Program in Atlanta, GA, […]

Four Critically Injured in Fatal North Hills Hit and Run Crash

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Francisco Hernandez Rivas, 48, a father of two, was killed and four others were critically injured in a Father’s Day hit-and-run crash in North Hills, which officials said, involved suspected a drunk driver. According to a KTLA.com report, the fatal crash occurred when a sedan was speeding north on Haskell Avenue before running a red […]

Georgia Forklift Accidents: What To Do After an Injury

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Forklifts can cause devastating damage to both property and people. No matter how experienced the operator is, an accident can occur at any time, and it is not necessarily the operator’s fault. Make sure you know what to do in the event of a forklift accident, and what Georgia law says about seeking compensation. Georgia […]

Dog Bite Laws in California

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The one term you want to keep in mind when thinking about dog bite laws in California is this: strict liability. That means if you own a dog, and that dog has not ever been known to bite anybody, if by chance your dog gets into such an accident, by law you can’t simply say […]

What’s Happening with Illinois Sports Betting?

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One problem with legalizing sports betting is the stigma against gambling. Overcoming this hurdle is a crucial step in legalizing sports gambling at the state level, which many states are pursuing in light of a recent Supreme Court decision. Expansion of Legalized Gambling The U.S. Supreme Court made it relatively clear: legalized sports betting is […]

Why You (Legally) Need a Fence Around Your Swimming Pool

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Aside from being a smart and safe thing to do, putting a fence around your pool can help is a legally savvy maneuver. This is due to a common-law doctrine in Georgia: the “attractive nuisance” standard. What is this law? It’s the mandate protecting children from injury or even death when venturing into someone else’s […]

California Law: What If I’m in a Rental Car Accident?

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You’d think that you would be covered; that’s not always the case unless you always read the fine print and purchase the extra that’s offered when renting a car. By ‘purchase’, we explicitly mean that if you’re ‘offered’ third-party liability insurance coverage, that doesn’t mean you’re actually covered. You have to accept that coverage and […]

What Are the Dog Bite Laws in Indiana?

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According to Indiana dog bite laws, all it takes is one bite to determine negligence. Aside from the fact that there’s a statute of limitations in Indiana—two years max—you should know, whether you’re the dog owner or the victim, how the Indiana dog bite laws operate. What Is the “One Bite” Rule? Essentially, one bite could […]

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How Colorado is Fighting Distracted Driving

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Colorado state officials are currently pushing for a campaign that motivates drivers to simply put that smartphone down. After all, what causes the vast majority of distracted driving? Mobile devices. Distracted Driving Statistics That Might Surprise You The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reported an alarming average of 43 daily car accidents all over the state […]

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Never Flee the Scene of an Accident

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Never flee the scene of the accident. There is an element of fear behind hit and runs; no one wants to get “caught.” However, trying to flee can only make things much, much worse. Such was the case in a recent accident in Hoboken, NJ, involving a 66-year-old driver, a collision into a building, and […]

Should I Take a Mississippi Boating Course?

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Taking a Mississippi boating course is highly recommended! Anything that would help prevent serious accidents, injuries, and damage is worth the time. This is especially the case in Mississippi where the water can turn dangerous. Boating safety is paramount in preventing boating accidents. What You’ll Learn in a Mississippi Boating Course For starters, you’ll learn: […]

New Mexico Worker Dies in On-the-Job Electrical Accident

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After replacing fluorescent light fixtures with LED options, an accident caused severe and deadly burn injuries for a 28-year-old worker at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. The question remains: did the company do everything it was supposed to do to ensure the safety of their employee? Why Did This Electrocution Accident Occur? The incident occurred […]

Interview: Is Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 the Best Option?

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Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 are the most common forms of bankruptcy available to consumers. What are the big differences between the two? Which type of bankruptcy is best for your situation? We spoke to David Shuster, a bankruptcy lawyer based in Dallas – Forth Worth. He explains what those in dire financial straits need […]

Massive Truck Accident on Colorado’s I-70 Kills Multiple People

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A massive crash west of Denver has killed multiple people and injured many others. 28 vehicles were involved in the crash, which occurred when a semi truck plowed into stopped traffic. A fire of unknown origin followed, destroying several cars and causing structural damage to the bridge under which the accident took place. The intense […]

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UPDATE: Bills Challenge Pennsylvania Statute of Limitations for Victims of Sexual Assault

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What happens to victims who were sexually abused as children, and wish to seek justice as adults years later? A statute of limitations presents a roadbloack for that kind of case, and advocates for justice are encouraging the Pennsylvania Senate to amend these statutes. It was reported recently that deliberation returned back to the Senate […]

Is Your Boat Ready to Ride? A Spring Boating Safety Checklist

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Given we’re heading into Spring and the weather’s warming up, you can bet many are polishing their boats, bikes and more to enjoy the sunlight. With that transition, of course, comes the potential for accidents, breakdowns and more calamities that could otherwise ruin anyone’s boating season. That’s why we’ve prepared this checklist to make sure […]