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  • You and your boyfriend are having a heated argument with a close male friend you have. Your boyfriend claims that your friend likes you in an intimate manner and demands that you stop talking to him immediately. This frowned upon friendship dates…
  • There are many times when a medical emergency suffered by a driver can cause a serious accident. Seizures, heart attacks, panic attacks, and a variety of other conditions can cause a driver to lose control of a vehicle. Normally, a person diagnosed…
  • A video released recently showing Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood telling an employees union that it is better "financially" to kill suspects than to "cripple" them has sparked controversy locally and nationwide. In the one-minute video filmed…
  • When can a person claim that he did not know he was driving or did not know he was intoxicated? Defenses that arise from claims of automatism or involuntary intoxication can often feel like fact patterns from a law school exam due to the oddity of…
  • Logging remains one of the most dangerous industries in the United States. Every year approximately 800 American workers die as the result of workplace accidents. The logging industry accounts for about 24% of these claims. Most of these deaths are…
  • Shelley Welton, Clean Electrification, 88 U. Colo. L. Rev. 571 (2017), available at SSRN. Felix Mormann Climate change has made the timely decarbonization of the electric grid a top priority for policymakers in the United States and across the globe.…
  • In some Iowa work comp cases foot or leg injuries end up causing low back problems to the injured worker because of changes in their gait. Iowa workers' compensation law provides that if a worker suffers an injury to one part of the body that ends up…
  • The lawsuit against Syngenta about whether or not they released their Viptera trait corn seeds before China had approved the GMO trait was settled last year. Farmers who grew corn from 2013 to 2017, whether they planted the Viptera trait or not, are…
  • Si alguna vez se ha preguntado como usar a Google para mercadear su pequeño negocio y entender el funcionamiento de Google Mapas y las páginas de negocio que aparecen en las búsquedas, podrá hacerlo la semana que viene…
  • The Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories considered and accepted a joint submission from the Crown and defence, sentencing the employer to a $100,000 fine. The matter arose following a workplace incident in June 2016 where a young worker…
  • Cannabis is a hot topic here in NJ and across the nation. The current powers that be are contemplating legalizing marijuana for recreational use. In the meantime, New Jersey's medical marijuana program first became law in 2010. Most recently, the…
  • You are sick or injured, and it's a long-term condition. You cannot do the type of work you did before, and you cannot make the switch to other types of work. It is a great burden to carry, and it can be frightening on many levels, particularly…
  • Reasons for a Wrongful Death Claim I'm Ed Smith, a wrongful death lawyer in Sacramento. When someone dies, it impacts the family in many ways, including financially. They are suddenly without the care, love and support the person provided. If a…
  • Two-Vehicle Collision on U.S. 50 at 16th Street Causes Major Injuries I'm Sacramento car accident lawyer Ed Smith. An April 14 collision between two vehicles along US 50 eastbound caused significant injuries to one person. The accident happened just…
  • Inside This Issue: Must-See Holiday Attractions In Philadelphia for 2017 Free Book Offer How Is A Concussion Treated? I Didn't Know You Did That! Laura Carpey's Recipe of the Month: Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies Stuart Carpey Invited To…
  • On March 21, 2018, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of Kidde smoke detectors due to a manufacturing defect that interferes with the unit's ability to detect smoke. This smoke detector recall impacts 452,000 devices…
  • No government entity has the power to police defective firearms or ammunition in America—or even force gunmakers to warn consumers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission can order the recall and repair of thousands of things, from toasters to…
  • Have you been injured or lost a loved one due to a home explosion caused by a faulty Atmos-controlled pipeline? The Dallas personal injury attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm can help hold Atmos responsible for their negligence, and help your family…
  • Combating the growing problem of distracted driving, New York State Police recently began an aggressive enforcement campaign across the state. Distracted driving, which includes a wide variety of activities that range from texting to changing the…
  • CHICAGO (April 16, 2018) – On Friday, April 13, 2018, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. sponsored the LAF's annual "Justice is Served" event. Several of the firm's attorneys attended the fundraiser, which took place at City Winery in the…