• How Does Poor Road Maintenance Lead to Serious Accidents?

      When you get behind the wheel of your car and take to the road, you have the right to expect that those roads will be reasonably well maintained to help ensure the safety of all who travel on them. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, and poorly maintained roads can lead to serious motor vehicle accidents.

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    • Debt Collector Settles Claims Against It

      The attorney general of Georgia recently reached a settlement with the debt collection firm of Williamson & McKevie, LLC. The $8.8 million settlement resolved charges against the debt collector which violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act. Charges Against the Debt Collector The debt collector was charged with numerous violations of the law.

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  • Yet Another Workers’ Compensation Act Proposed in PA Senate

    by Karl Voigt Yet another piece of proposed legislation is circulating in the Pennsylvania legislature. Senate Bill 1052 proposes that older occupational disease cases – with symptoms that may take years to manifest – be limited to the Workers’ Compensation system. As an example, asbestosis and mesothelioma cases would be brought back before Workers’ Compensation judges.

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  • Illegal Vehicle Modifications Can Lead to Accidents

    Who doesn’t want to trick out their ride with all kinds of mods? Well, most of us probably aren’t interested, but it’s important to note that there are illegal modifications that can lead to dangerous car accidents and that can render the car owner liable for any ensuing damages. Car modifications can make a significant difference in a car’s performance and safety on the road.

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  • Life in the Sweatbox

    This week, I read an article on creditslips.org by Pamela Foohey who is a professor of law at Indiana University Maurer School of Law. The article discusses an upcoming law review article in the Notre Dame Law Review, Life in the Sweatbox, about the struggles consumers endure before filing bankruptcy.

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  • Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in ANOTHER Second Amendment Case

    Once again the Supreme Court has denied certiorari in another Second Amendment Case. Silvester, et al. v. Becerra was an appeal from the 9th Circuit challenging California’s 10-day waiting period to firearm purchasers. In particular, the petition for certiorari raised the issue of whether the 9th Circuit “improperly applied lenient scrutiny in a Second Amendment challenge to t ...

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  • Five Leading Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

    Motorcycles are fun, freeing and usually cheap to ride and maintain. The downside of riding a motorcycle is the lack of protection compared to driving in a car. In this blog, we look at the leading causes of motorcycle accidents. There are a number of common causes of motorcycle accidents which are not always the same as the causes of car wrecks.

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  • Injuries Causing Permanent Disability

    Has someone else’s negligence led to an accident or serious injury causing you to suffer from a permanent disability? The Dallas personal injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm are happy to discuss the facts of your case and your legal options moving forward for no cost. Call us today at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation. Serious injuries often result in chronic pain and permanent disabilities.

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 7 readers -
  • Signs that Bankruptcy Might be the Right Choice for You

    A recent article on bankrate.com outlined 15 signs of serious debt trouble. If you recognize these signs with your financial struggles, it might be a good idea to meet with a bankruptcy attorney to discuss your financial options. What Are the Signs? Are your credit card balance increasing and/or your income decreasing? Are you paying just the minimum amounts, or less, that ...

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  • Should I Give the Insurance Company a Recorded Statement After an Accident?

    After a car accident that someone else caused, chances are that you will deal with the other driver’s insurance company to cover any losses you sustained. Initially, you may feel pressured to talk to the other company because of the situation with a vehicle and to obtain transportation. If you are calling about medical bills, they aren’t going to pay anything anyway until you s ...

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  • Returning to Your Job After a Work Injury

    When you are injured at work, your immediate focus will be on your recovery. Workers’ compensation insurance exists to help you recover by providing financial compensation for both medical costs and regular household expenses. However, returning to work after an injury may take some time or may not be possible.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -