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On February 9, 2017, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved two applications for authority to operate as a Transportation Network Company (TNC) – increasing the total number of approved TNCs in Pennsylvania to three companies. The Commission voted 5-0 to grant licenses to transport persons via TNC services to Lyft, Inc.
While airbags are an essential safety feature that can save lives, they are also known to be a cause of injuries in a car accident. The first airbags were installed way back in the 50s, and by 1995, almost 70 percent of the vehicles manufactured in the U.S. were equipped with airbags. In late 90s a law was passed that required all cars manufactured on or after 1998 to have airbags.
If you are old enough to have been watching TV in the early 70s, you probably remember watching The Partridge Family. For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, there’s always YouTube. The show featured actor and singer David Cassidy as teenage musician and lead family band member Keith Partridge. The series was quite popular during its four year run.
Vertebral compression fractures are often a result of automobile accidents. Our spine is made up of 33 vertebrae, and like any other bone in the body, these too can break due to trauma. A vertebral compression fracture occurs when one or more vertebrae collapses in height because of a fracture in the vertebrae. These fractures occur most commonly in the thoracic spine (the middle of the back).
Do you have a secret bank account or credit card? Have you hidden purchases from your significant other? An article on CNBC this week says a recent survey by the website creditcard.com found just over one quarter of the approximately 1,000 people they surveyed had a secret bank account and/or credit card.
For years, the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) provided a potential for relief for struggling homeowners to cure a default and to prevent the foreclosure of their home by their mortgage lender. HAMP was first enacted in 2009 as part of the Making Home Affordable (MHA) program in reaction to the subprime mortgage crisis.
If you were getting comfortable with your law firm’s SEO strategy, 2017 is going to throw you a few curve balls. While search is an ever-changing phenomenon, there are set to be some big changes throughout the next year. To stay ahead of competitors, law firms will need to quickly adapt and implement new strategies to work with search engines and not against them.
[This post was authored by Smith Rayl’s newest member, Rose Shingledecker.] Last week, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decided Doermer v. Callen, No. 15-3734 (7th Cir. Feb. 1, 2017), a case that illustrates and implicates several important aspects of Indiana nonprofit corporation law. Over the next few posts, we’ll explore some of the key aspects of the case and what it h ...
Head-on collisions are some of the most serious types of car crashes, and often result in catastrophic injuries or death. Our Dallas car accident lawyers have considerable experience with these types of cases, and can help you and your family recover the compensation you’re owed for no out-of-pocket cost. Call us at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation.
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Deportation Under the Trump Administration As a Miami immigration lawyer, I am watching with trepidation as this administration launches assault after assault on our immigrant communities. Across the United States, real-life reports are trickling in about the expanded efforts on removing undocumented immigrants under the Trump administration.
Although not too common, esophageal injuries may be caused by car accident trauma. The esophagus is the muscular tube that carries food, saliva and liquids from the mouth to the stomach. It runs behind the windpipe and heart, then in front of the spine, and passes through the diaphragm before it enters the stomach.
By: Robert J. Nahoum Asset Acceptance, LLC is a notorious “junk debt buyer”, buying up portfolios of old debt from banks, credit card companies, hospitals, doctors, cell phone companies and car companies for pennies on the dollar. According to the New York State Unified Court System, Asset Acceptance has all but shut down filing new debt collection cases in New York with onl ...