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Getting The Right Lawyers in New York

New York

The idea of ever needing a lawyer may have never crossed your mind before. Everything in your life seems to be going well and you have never had issues where an attorney might be of service to you, but all of that can change in an instant. All it takes is a simple accident to occur, for you to get …

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N.C. Tragedy Highlights Importance of I.D. Checking

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Two adults and one child died, and another child was seriously injured in a car crash in North Carolina in July, 2015. The fiery collision was preventable. A 20-year-old college student got drunk, drove north in the southbound lanes of the freeway and rammed the other car. He had borrowed a fraternity brother’s driver’s license because at 20, he was …

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When Does Vicarious Liability Apply in a Car Accident?

Car Insurance

Drivers must obey the so-called “rules of the road” anytime they operate a motor vehicle. These basic driving laws are meant to regulate traffic and keep all drivers and their passengers safe. If you roll through a stop sign, travel too fast for road conditions, or fail to yield the right of way, you risk causing an accident. In these …

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Brunch Is the Word!

Brunch is the Word

Faddish as brunch might seem to us today, there’s plenty of history behind this hybrid mid-morning buffet. In 1896 a newspaper column declared that the latest fad was “to issue invitations for a meal called ‘brunch…a repast at 11 o’clock a.m.” Now brunch is trending across demographics and across the country, and for good reason. There’s something for everyone and …

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What You Can Do If Your Insurance Company Is Treating You Unfairly

insurance company

Your insurance policy is a contract between you and your insurance provider. In exchange for your premiums, the insurer has accepted a legal duty to provide you with coverage. But because insurance is also a business, it is not uncommon for an insurance company to attempt to increase their profits by denying claims and paying out as little as possible. …

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What Should I Do If I Am Questioned By the Police?

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If the police are questioning you, it is most likely because you are a suspect in a criminal investigation, or believed to have information regarding a crime that has been committed. Either way, the experience can be extremely disturbing. In the midst of it all, it is important to remember that what you say can be used to build a …

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What Makes Someone a Terrorist in the Eyes of the Law?

terrorism definition

It is something that has been on the minds of many Americans for generations, and especially so now, in light of recent tragic events all over the nation and all over the globe: terrorism. This word carries a hefty weight, yet in the eyes of the law, “acts of terrorism” can be very vaguely defined, leaving room for questionable application …

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Is Your Home Truly House Healthy?

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Any parent will tell you that the family’s health is their top priority. As your kids grow up, you’ll do many things to ensure their well-being, from scheduling their annual checkups and keeping their vaccinations in order, to planning meals and making sure they get enough exercise. One thing that might get lost in the shuffle is the need to …

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Why many people are turning to the world of corrective surgery to change their lifestyle

medical

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, during 2011 more than 9 million surgical and nonsurgical procedures were carried out across the nation. These were cosmetic procedures, and the data represents a one percent increase on the previous year, and close to a 200 percent increase since 1997. Just why …

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Some States Introduce Reforms to Outdated Child Support Laws

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In November 2014, President Obama’s administration proposed changes to the child support system that has been in effect since 40 years ago. Expectedly, the Republicans, led by then House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman and now Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, introduced legislation to block these changes, at the same time accusing Obama of usurping the powers of …

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