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  • Account Stated

    On December 12, 2008, Layne and Anita Dellamuth bought flooring materials and installation services from Carpets Unlimited. The Dellamuths made a downpayment that left a balance of a little more than $23,000. Carpets Unlimited subcontracted the installation services to Jared Keeton, who performed that work later the same month, but apparently not to the liking of the Dellamuths ...

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  • West Virginians Are Still Feeling the Effects of Chemical Spill

    West Virginians Are Still Feeling the Effects of Chemical Spill Call Now: 404.522.1500 Home » West Virginians Are Still Feeling the Effects of Chemical Spill July 9, 2014 marks the six-month anniversary of the major chemical spill that affected more than 300,000 people living in and around the Charleston, West Virginia area.

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  • Dear Police, Recording You in Public is Not a Crime

    The Short Version: Despite numerous court decisions upholding individuals' right to film the police in public, police officers nationwide continue to arrest citizens for doing so, often charging them with either violating their state's wiretapping law or obstruction of justice. However, in all states except Massachusetts and Illinois, state wiretapping laws cannot be use ...

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  • Four Homes Destroyed By Fire In California Earthquake

    Four Homes Destroyed By Fire In California Earthquake In the early morning of Sunday August 24th, San Francisco experienced the largest earthquake to hit the area in nearly 25 years. The 6.0 earthquake stuck around 3:00 am local time and was felt over a large portion of northern California. Several historic buildings were damaged and thousands were left without power.

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  • ELECTRIC SPACE HEATERS RECALLED OVER FIRE AND BURN HAZARDS

    ELECTRIC SPACE HEATERS RECALLED OVER FIRE AND BURN HAZARDS Vornado has recalled approximately 79,000 electric space heaters that have been sold at large retail stores nationwide. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission the heaters can overheat and catch fires posing a fire and burn hazard.

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  • Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities Inspires New Vehicle Technologies

    Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities Inspires New Vehicle Technologies Call Now: 404.522.1500 Home » Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities Inspires New Vehicle Technologies Cars will soon be able to drive themselves. At least, that’s what Toyota plans as they implement self-braking technology in their latest models.

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  • SMOKE DETECTOR RECALL

    SMOKE DETECTOR RECALL 33 commercial grade smoke detectors are being recalled. These detectors are used primarily in commercial buildings, schools, hotels and motels, apartments, dormitories and some residences. Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail to alert consumers of a fire. The smoke detectors are sold under the brand names of Edwards (ESL) and Interlogix.

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  • GM RECALLS SUVS OVER FIRE RISK

    GM RECALLS SUVS OVER FIRE RISK General Motors troubles with vehicle safety won’t seem to go away. This time they recalled several SUVs in order to fix power window switches that can catch fire. Apparently the problem is so serious that GM is telling customers to park their SUVs outdoors because they could catch fire when left unattended.

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  • Copyright Conundrum: A monkey’s selfie

    Okay, this article in the Washington Post is just too good not to mention. As reported in 2011 by the Guardian, British photographer David Slater spent three days in an Indonesian national park following and photographing crested black macaques, a type of monkey. At some point, he set up his camera on a tripod and left it unattended for a few minutes.

    Michael Smith/ Indiana Business Law Blog- 39 readers -
  • Liability in a Single Car Accident

    Single car accidents can cause severe injuries and damage. These accidents usually involve a driver colliding with a tree, building, or other obstacle, sometimes at a high rate of speed. Following a one-car accident, you would likely assume that the driver is the only potential party at fault. However, the contributing causes to a single car accident are not always that simple.

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  • 2014 U.S. Chemical Accident Infographic

    2014 U.S. Chemical Accident Infographic Call Now: 404.522.1500 Home » 2014 U.S. Chemical Accident Infographic Chemical accidents can pose serious danger to those exposed, including short-term and long-term health problems such as nerve damage, headaches, and burns to the eyes, throat, lungs and skin. In more severe cases, exposure to chemicals can cause brain damage or even death.

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