• Social Media and the Workplace: From Hiring to Firing

      Lawyer Richard Johnson, Contributor. In a previous post on this site, we looked at whether an employee’s social media activity can give her employer cause to fire her. Since that time, social media channels have continued to multiply, as has their use and sometimes abuse. For those of us who are employed, or hope to be, this use brings with it a host of work-related hazards, b ...

      Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 4 readers -
    • WSJ: Shale Oil Companies Going “Bust”

      Crude prices are once again down around the $40 per barrel range with still no relief in sight. Never a week goes buy with another announcement of a U.S. shale oil bond issue defaulting or an exploration company folding. Having been raised in the oil patch, I know first hand how sensitive the industry is to prices.

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  • Texas Wrongful Death Statistics

    What are the numbers regarding wrongful deaths in Texas? It can be difficult to determine how many fatalities are considered “wrongful deaths” caused by negligence. As a result, this page will discuss accidental and preventable death statistics in the state of Texas. Auto accident wrongful deaths in Texas. Last year, one person was killed in a Texas car accident every 2 hours and 29 minutes.

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 3 readers -
  • Mistletoe and More Show Bossier City

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess 1340 W. Tunnel Blvd. Ste. 223 Houma, LA 70360 Mistletoe and More Show Bossier City November 24, 2015 clayburgess Clay Burgess Houma Attorney. Houma Personal Injury Attorney. Houma Louisiana Lawyer. L. Clayton Burgess, A Professional Law Corporation, specializes in handling personal injury claims. Our l ...

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  • Christmas in the Park Bogalsua

    Christmas in the Park Christmas in the Park in Bogalusa November 26th, 2015 – December 25th, 2015 Cassidy Park Celebrate the Magic of Christmas as you stroll through Bogalsua’s forested city park and view a manger scene that includes over 45,000 of the over one million colored lights and life size figures.

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 2 readers -
  • LLCs for Estate Planning and Asset Protection, Part I

    Trusts have long been one of the most important tools used by estate planning lawyers to ensure that a person’s assets ultimately benefit the people they are intended to benefit. For example, estate planning attorneys sometimes use spendthrift trusts to protect the estate from creditors of either the person implementing the estate plan or the plan’s beneficiaries.

    Michael Smith/ Indiana Business Law Blog- 3 readers -
  • Hazardous Materials in Trucking Accidents

    Commercial trucks transport a variety of good and materials throughout Illinois, including food, furniture, and natural materials. But many of these trucks carry hazardous, corrosive, flammable, or otherwise toxic materials that put Chicago drivers at risk. Federal laws are in place to ensure that commercial truck drivers carrying hazardous materials on Illinois highways take ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 3 readers -
  • Rhode Island Elder Law – Benefitting You

    Rhode Island Elder Law – Benefitting You When it comes to dealing with the more senior member of your family things can become a little difficult no just for you but for them. When we discuss Elder Law you may find out that you are unfamiliar with it simply because it is something that you do not often hear about in the news or social media.

    Jeremy Howe/ The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 3 readers -
  • Law Firm Holiday Cards – Everything You Need to Know

    Honest moment here: I’m writing this post pretty late at night. I should probably sleep but I’m also a bit caffeinated so that isn’t likely going to happen soon. So, I’ve decided to write a bit of a whimsical post on holiday cards. Enjoy. Or don’t. With the holidays approaching, it’s getting to be the season for company holiday cards.

    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 7 readers -
  • Dangers of Concussions

    A concussion is categorized as a “mild traumatic brain injury,”1 though that does not mean it should not be taken very seriously. Anytime you have hit your head, you should seek medical attention to see if you sustained a concussion. If you do not receive a proper diagnosis or treatment recommendations, dangers of complications and subsequent injuries may exist.

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 3 readers -
  • Hunting with Silencers in PA is Legal!

    A number of individuals have inquired with our office whether it is legal to hunt with a silencer in PA. As silencers have become more popular, affordable and increasingly marketed to the hunting community, they are being utilized in the field by more people than ever. In Pennsylvania, it is legal to hunt while using a silencer.

    Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 5 readers -
  • Update on Recovery of Reef Oil & Gas Investment Losses

    Reef Oil and Gas of Richardson, Texas, has been sponsoring energy related investments for many years. These investments are marketed by many different brokerage firms nationwide. Investors who have suffered losses on any of the offerings sponsored by the Reef Oil and Gas Companies may be able to recover damages from the brokerage firm who sold the investment.

    Rex Securities Law- 7 readers -
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