New National Campaign against Distracted Driving Features Scary PSA

April 14, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) scary 30-second public service announcement (PSA) has become quite the talker. The goal of this PSA is to get drivers to stop using their cell phones while driving. The ad is part of the department’s first national campaign against distracted driving. The department is […]

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Feds Sue Oxnard Nursing Home Over Alleged Wage Violations

April 14, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against an Oxnard nursing home alleging that the facility did not pay overtime wages to at least 24 workers and fired an employee who spoke about the wage violations to federal investigators. According to a news report in the Ventura County Star, the lawsuit was filed […]

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Shocking stats: 49% of black males arrested at least once before turning 23

January 31, 2014

About the author: Larry Harrison is a forensic pathologist with over 13 years of experience working in the Birmingham lab, having worked closely with local law enforcement. He is also the co-founder of itsGOV – the forensic science and crime scene investigation resource.  According to the FBI crime stats, men are arrested more than women, […]

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Top-10 Whistleblower Developments of 2013

January 31, 2014

There has been a great deal of activity this year in the wild world of whistleblowing — some of it good; some of it bad; much of it still waiting to unfold.  Here is our listing of 2013’s Top-10 whistleblower developments, many of which we surely will be wrestling with in 2014. 10.  UK Whistleblowers.  The […]

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Custody and International Abduction – The Case of the Left Behind Father of Colorado

January 31, 2014

Custody and child support. Two words that can bring a bad taste to ones mouth and knot to the stomach. For starters the person who you create life with, and commit to raising a family with is not someone you expect to be fighting with, especially over money and the children’s lives. But it happens. […]

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At What Point Does Negligence Trump Wrongful Death Immunity?

January 30, 2014

Imagine this scenario: your loved one dies while skiing and you’re told by the resort that they were killed because they willfully ignored signs and ropes indicating that the area was closed off. Later, you learn that this information is completely fabricated – there were no signs and no ropes.They either lied or didn’t bother […]

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Can Reporting a UFO Allow You to be Charged for Filing a False Police Report?

January 30, 2014

Some people think that the idea of extraterrestrials boasts the same amount of factual impact as Elvis being alive. Other people, however, take the idea of UFOs quite seriously, and dedicate their lives to scouring the night skies and getting the word out. Whether you think UFOs are dumb or dangerous, fact or fabrication, you […]

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Is DUI a Severe Problem in the State of Texas?

January 21, 2014

Texas has been in the news lately because of drunk driving. One case, in particular, has riveted the public causing outrage and exasperation. This case involves Ethan Couch, the 16 year old who, per USA Today, was given 10 years of probation for an accident in which he, driving while intoxicated, killed four people. The […]

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Kinds Of Accidental Injury Claims

January 10, 2014

Once you require legal advice, in particular with regards to injury claims you should always hire the right people and consultants who are in the market for an extended time. You may find specialist legal practitioners within Toronto who can give you the best support in a legal proceeding and offer advices for some circumstances. […]

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Florida Trust Litigation: An Overview

January 7, 2014

Trusts are an important component of estate planning that allow assets to be protected from creditors and preserved for the benefit of the beneficiaries nominated in the last will. Setting up a trust is a strategy commonly used by individuals who want to leave as much of their properties and money to their children and […]

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