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  • Common Injuries in Collisions Between Cars and Pedestrians

    Pedestrian accidents occur fairly frequently in Houston and the surrounding areas. Although Houston has its fair share of jaywalkers, a large number of pedestrian-related accidents occur at crosswalks and on sidewalks, and these are predominantly the fault of drivers. Pedestrians can sustain severe injuries and incur substantial losses due to the actions of negligent drivers.

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 8 readers -
  • What is the New York City Civil Court?

    By: Robert J. Nahoum In New York State, the court system is referred to as the “Unified Court System”. However, in reality, the courts are far from unified. Each county has a “Supreme Court”. The Supreme Court has the jurisdictional authority to hear any kind of case but generally only hears cases where the amount in dispute is over $25,000.00. The $25,000.

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 7 readers -
  • Employer Forum Recap: Disability and Workplace Accommodation (May 2017)

    As part of its commitment to supporting employers in their efforts to create healthy, thriving workplaces, Kent Employment Law introduced its Employer Forum series, an in-house resource for forward-thinking business owners and HR professionals. Offered in both Vancouver and Kelowna, these breakfast events are an opportunity for employers to learn from the experts and connect wi ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 10 readers -
  • Side and Rear Guards Could Prevent Underride Accidents

    Steel bars that hang from the backs of tractor trailers to prevent the front of a passenger vehicle from moving underneath them during an accident are known as underride guards. If tractor-trailers do not contain underride guards or they are defective, an underride accident may occur. An underride accident occurs when a passenger vehicle hits the rear or side of a tractor-trai ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 8 readers -
  • Visiting Nurse Service of New York Accused of Poor Patient Care, Fraud

    A federal judge in New York refused to toss a whistleblower lawsuit accusing the Visiting Nurse Service of New York of defrauding Medicare and Medicaid by providing substandard service. The company reports that it provides home healthcare to over 140,000 New Yorkers each year. If the allegations of the complaint are true, the company could be forced to pay hundreds of millions ...

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -
  • Armet Armored Defrauded Army, Delivered Unsafe Armored Vehicles

    Defense Contractor Fraud and Armet Armored As I write this post, 450,000 American men and women are deployed around the world. 850,000 warriors are here at home ready to serve. And these figures don’t include the many guardsmen and reservists also ready to serve on a moment’s notice. We owe our freedom to these folks.

    Due Diligence- 25 readers -
  • DON’T WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO ARBITRATE (UNLESS YOU WANT TO!)

    Does your construction contract require you to arbitrate (instead of litigation) disputes arising out of the contract? If so, and you want to arbitrate, you do NOT want to do anything inconsistent or adverse with your right to arbitrate. Arbitration can be waived and you do not want arbitration to be waived if you believe this is the best forum to resolve your construction dispute.

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 9 readers -
  • What Causes Truck Drivers to Lose Control and Crash?

    While semi-trucks are big, fast, and dangerous, we all have to share the road. Our economy and our ever-growing demand for consumer goods ensure that the number of big rigs on the road continues to rise. When you drive in Pennsylvania, you share the road with tractor-trailers. As such, it’s in your best interest to educate yourself about how to stay safe out there.

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 19 readers -
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