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  • Postmedia’s Layoffs: Words to the Wise

    By Fiona Anderson. As a former journalist, I can’t help but be mesmerized by the bloodletting that is happening at newspapers and television and radio stations across Canada. The only exception is the publicly funded Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Private companies need to make money to survive and, with advertisers now having their own advertising platforms (their websit ...

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  • Stoned Drivers Put Others at Risk

    There is no doubt that public attitudes towards marijuana have changed over the past few decades. Today, more than half of states have some form of legalized marijuana, and the Indiana House recently approved a bill that would allow people with epilepsy to use medical marijuana for treatment. As pot use has become more acceptable socially and legally, many states have seen an ...

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  • Truck Accidents While at Work

    Many industries rely on trucks and heavy duty vehicles to get work done. From construction workers to utility providers, employees use company trucks all day to get to and from work sites and fulfill their duties. However, like all drivers, workers can get into trucking accidents while on the clock, and with such heavy vehicles, these crashes can lead to serious injuries and fatalities.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 14 readers -
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  • Injuries Common in Motorcycle Accidents

    Hi there, I am a Personal Injury Attorney in Houston. Any type of traffic-related accident has the potential to cause serious injuries. However, certain types of crashes have a higher propensity for certain types of injuries. For example, a rear-end collision between two cars can often cause victims to suffer from whiplash.

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 14 readers -
  • Who Wants a Free House? Applying Res Judicata to Foreclosure Cases

    As the backlog of judicial foreclosure cases grew substantially in recent years in states such as New York, New Jersey, and Florida, many homeowners found their cases dragging on for years or even ignored altogether by their mortgage lenders. As the statute of limitations began to run on foreclosure actions, some homeowners found themselves in a unique position – the mortgage l ...

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 14 readers -
  • CFPB Fines Experian $3 Million for Deceiving Consumers

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday fined Experian PLC $3 million, alleging that the leading credit-reporting firm misrepresented the credit scores it marketed to consumers, according to the Wall Street Journal. On Thursday, the Journal reported that the CFPB said Experian claimed the credit scores it sold to consumers were the same ones lenders used to make credit decisions.

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  • Preventing Dog Bites

    People can become very attached to their dogs and treat them as life companions. They live inside homes and can become trusted members of families. However, even without provocation, a dog may become aggressive and sometimes bite. Victims of dog bites are often people who are known to the dog – owners, friends, or neighbors.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • CYBER SECURITY INSURANCE AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS

    Cyber security insurance is a relatively new insurance product that has probably become more popular and important in today’s digital age. Think about it. Almost everything is created, transmitted, shared, and stored digitally. Companies utilize cloud-based platforms to store documents, share documents, and transmit documents. Documents are transmitted via e-mail.

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 13 readers -
  • Firearm and Ammunition Preemption Needs YOUR Immediate Support!

    Today, in an 8-3 vote, the Senate Local Government Committee passed an extremely important firearm and ammunition preemption bill – Senate Bill 5 – which in addition to reaffirming/strengthening preemption would also provide for attorney fees and costs, where a local government violates the preemption statute. Senate Bill 5 will now go to the Senate floor for consideration.

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 13 readers -
  • Philps v. Ritchie-Smith Feeds and another, 2017 BCHRT 67

    Our client filed a discrimination complaint with the BC Human Rights Tribunal against his former employer and union. After filing with the provincial Tribunal, the employer asserted that the matter fell within federal jurisdiction. Out of an abundance of caution, we did not withdraw our client’s provincial complaint until the Canadian Human Rights Commission accepted jurisdicti ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 13 readers -
  • Common Branding Mistakes Your Law Firm Might Be Making:

    Most attorneys know it’s important to have a law firm brand but usually underestimate just how much work goes into building a great one. Law firm branding needs to be well thought out, well researched, and well planned. There’s more to branding than just throwing a logo on all of the content you create and share on the web.

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 9 readers -
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