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If you have ever been driving along the highway at night and pulled up next to a car that is emitting a white-blue light from the drivers’ side window, beware. There is a good chance that the driver is looking at a screen and not at the road. Distracted driving is a major problem on the roads today, and results in approximately nine deaths every single day in the United States.
Every parent is nervous when they hand over the keys to a new teenage driver. Parents know that teenage drivers are inexperienced and do not always appreciate risks as well as adults. Teens may engage in risky behaviors behind the wheel—and not know what to do when they start to lose control of a car.
When you are in a car accident that was caused by another driver, it seems obvious that you would file a claim against that person to have their insurance take care of any damages or injuries you suffered. But, what if the other driver is your friend, or worse, your family member? Filing a car accident claim against friends or family can seem difficult, or even impossible to do.
In Alabama, as in most states, a number of people struggle each month to pay for prescription costs. For those Alabamians, a new program at Publix Pharmacy locations is going to bring big relief. The new program called “The Next Best Thing to Free” will offer a 90 day supply on a certain number of drugs for common ailments for out-of-pocket costs of only $7.
by Karl Voigt The Pennsylvania Senate is promoting new legislation that poses as a solution to the opioid crisis, but in reality seeks to control and any all medications prescribed by doctors. Pennsylvania Senate Bill 936 proposes that workers’ compensation medications be limited to formularies, or lists of approved medications managed by insurers.
Fortune magazine calls the Takata airbag recall a “full blown crisis.” Newsweek said in November of 2017 that the recall was “going dangerously slow” and that millions of Americans are still driving potentially “lethal” vehicles. There is no shortage of media outlets claiming the largest recall in automotive history is not going well.
One of the most important provisions in construction contracts is the indemnification provision. Appreciating contractual indemnification obligations are critical and certainly should not be overlooked. Ever! Florida Statute s. 725.06 (written about here and here) contains a limitation on contractual indemnification provisions for personal injury or property damage in construction contracts.
Car accidents are stressful for both the victim and the person responsible. The victim needs money to pay mounting medical bills and replace lost wages, while the person responsible for the accident usually fears losing a lawsuit. For these reasons, both sides are tempted to settle a car accident dispute quickly, before they’ve had a chance to think about their best options.
Motorists involved in traffic accidents with commercial vehicles often suffer serious injuries and can live in near constant pain. Focusing on getting well and returning to work can take all of your family’s time and energy. What happens if you didn’t cause the accident? Fortunately, Texas law allows victims to sue trucking companies for their injuries, but it takes time and ...
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, but if an online love interest asks you for money, it’s probably a scam. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) receives thousands of reports each year about romance scammers who create fake online relationships only to rob their victims. Millions of Americans use dating sites, social networking sites and chat rooms to meet people, but scamme ...
Have you received weird sounding debt collection letters in the mail? Letters that say the debt is old and that the debt collector won’t sue on it or report it on your credit? Also, do these letters say the debt collector wants to settle the debt with you even though it won’t sue you or report it on your credit? If you are getting these types of letters, we want to look at them! Please call our.
When we are sick, we trust that a trained medical professional will be able to examine us and determine what is wrong. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Doctors occasionally misdiagnose a patient’s illness, which leads to incorrect treatments that fail to provide any real relief. In some cases, misdiagnosed illnesses can even have fatal results.
Big rigs are dangerous enough when they are not overloaded. These vehicles have long stopping distances and often drivers are drowsy from long hours on the road. Add overloaded trucks to the equation, and the consequences can be truly frightening. Most trucking and distribution companies are motivated by the bottom line. They may cut corners to make a profit and this can mean overloading trucks.
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Upon entry of Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale1 in New York Supreme Court, the judgment will generally direct that the mortgaged premises be sold at public auction at a particular date and time, typically four months after entry of the foreclosure judgment. At common law, however, a borrower’s right to redeem the home lasted until the home was officially sold at public auctio ...