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What is Included in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)?

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Times are stressful as many people find themselves out of work due to the COVID-19 crisis. The United States government is working to lighten some of the financial burden. One of the first pieces of legislation to pass regarding the COVID-19 crisis is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), signed into law on March […]

Can This Eye Test Quickly Detect A Brain Injury?

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Brain injuries can be difficult to diagnose. In all cases, brain injuries need to be evaluated quickly and accurately to ensure that patients receive the right kind of care. In high-impact sports like football, this quick diagnosis is particularly important. High acceleration injuries (when two players are moving quickly and collide) can create brain injuries […]

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How To Make Divorce Easier On Kids

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Divorce is difficult for everyone involved, especially the children. Kids may not understand the concept of divorce, or they may act out when it becomes clear that the change to the family structure will be permanent. Below are a few ways to make divorce easier on children. Tailor Your Conversation To Their Level Of Understanding […]

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Is Atmos Energy Liable for Gas Leak Explosion?

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Earlier this month, five families in Northwest Dallas filed a lawsuit against natural gas provider Atmos Energy. The lawsuit accused Atmos of negligence in meeting gas line safety regulation and connected the claim of negligence to a fatal gas leak explosion in February 2018. The explosion occurred in the plaintiffs’ residential neighborhood, killing a 12-year-old […]

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Law Offices of Pius Joseph Announce $1,250,000 Car Accident Settlement

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The Law Offices of Pius Joseph is pleased to announce that it has obtained a settlement of $1,250,000 for the victim of a car accident in California. The case involved an 18-year-old high school senior who was on her way to San Bernardino, driving on the 210 Freeway in her Honda Civic. After experiencing troubles […]

Why That Truck Accident May Not Have Been the Truck Driver’s Fault

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Truck driver fatigue is a leading cause of truck accidents. As many as 13 percent of commercial truck drivers are fatigued at the time of a crash, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)’s Large Truck Crash Causation Study. The FMCSA notes that truck driver fatigue can result from inadequate sleep, lengthy hours […]

Child Car Seat Laws by State

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Car seats save hundreds, if not thousands, of lives every year and are an essential addition to any car. If you frequently travel between states, it’s important to note that car seat laws differ by state, and it’s your job to know and understand these laws. When you start reviewing the various car seat laws, […]

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San Francisco Pedestrian Accidents: Prevention and Recovery

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San Francisco may be one of the most dangerous cities in the country for pedestrians. Since 2019, 164 people have died while walking in San Francisco, according to SFGov.org. Some estimates say that 800 pedestrians are hit each year in San Francisco. It’s important to remember that pedestrian accidents are preventable if everyone obeys the […]

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How Poor Road Design Causes Car Accidents

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There are many factors that can cause car accidents: drunk driving, icy roads, texting while driving, or a defect in the car, just to name a few. But did you know that the road itself could also be the cause of the accident? Poor road design is a form of negligence that can have serious […]

4 Tips for Navigating a Contract Dispute

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There’s a scene in The Office where Michael Scott is appalled at his intern, Ryan, for predicting in his class presentation that their paper company would be obsolete within five to ten years. Ryan insists that it wasn’t personal, to which Michael responds: “Business is always personal. It’s the most personal thing in the world.” […]

Royal Caribbean Pays $3M in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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Cruise ships can offer a false sense of security. You’re on vacation, so it’s natural to let your guard down and relax. Unfortunately, there are many instances of horrible things happening aboard cruise ships due to negligence, including wrongful death. These situations present a unique set of dangers. You’re on a ship—oftentimes in the middle […]

Defective Military Earplugs? Military Vets Explore Legal Options Against 3M

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Did defective military earplugs cause hearing-related injuries to thousands of US veterans? 3M is currently facing legal action based on allegedly defective combat earplugs they made that were standard issue to military service members for several years. Now, many veterans say that they suffer from hearing loss, ringing in the ears, and balance problems because […]

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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, […]

What it Takes for an Attorney to Win Your Case

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Lawyers help people out during some of the most difficult moments of their lives. Michael Greenspan is an injury attorney based in White Plains, New York. In this video, he discusses a case he handled involving a drunk driver and the wrongful death of his client’s mother. Video Transcript: Of the cases that I’ve handled, […]

Attorney Interview: Insurance Bad Faith

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We put a lot of trust into insurance companies that they will do the right thing and abide by the law and their policies. Unfortunately, many of them abuse this trust and deny coverage unfairly. That’s when you need to get a lawyer involved to make sure you get everything you’re entitled to. Stephen Nagle […]

Why Video Marketing Matters in 2019

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In 2019, more and more people are finding their attorneys through videos. With video, you get the opportunity to introduce yourself and explain why you are the best attorney for their case. At AskTheLawyers.com™, we can shoot your video and get it in front of your next client. Contact us today to learn more about video […]

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Is Divorce Mediation Right for You?

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A separation frequently stirs up negative emotions like resentment and anger. Unfortunately, emotional conflict can make divorce even more costly. If you want to steer clear of a costly trial and court hearings, you should consider divorce mediation. Here is some information that will help you decide whether divorce mediation is the right choice for […]

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How to Think Like a Lawyer: 4 Things You Need to Succeed

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A very popular topic we encounter is the idea of “thinking like a lawyer.” While improving one’s legal reasoning skills as a student of law is an admirable pursuit, the truth is that thinking like a lawyer has applications beyond the courtroom. Here are four common characteristics that attorneys practice that can be invaluable for […]