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Nevada law requires that you stop your vehicle at the scene of any accident in which you were involved and take certain actions depending on the nature of the collision. If your driving resulted in property damage to an...more
It’s commonplace to say that “careful planning” is an obvious and vital element of any construction project, but it’s only the first foreseeable step in prevention. As all involved in 21st century construction are (or should...more
After being sentenced to 12 years in prison for a deadly DUI accident involving a retired Maryland couple, Florida courts recently hit a Miccosukee man squarely in the wallet. At the time of the accident, the man in question...more
Smart phones. They make us more efficient, but not always smarter. Indeed, these devices have relegated the roadside payphone to the ranks of museum artifact…but at what cost?...more
Every time we help a client recover a multi-million dollar verdict, we hear some people say, “How can you justify millions of dollars for one person’s injury?” We used to say that if you really wanted to understand, you...more
A man brought a lawsuit against police officers alleging violations of his Fourth Amendment rights. The officers conducted searches of his car, home, and workplace in connection with allegations that he disseminated indecent...more
Overview: The U.S. Supreme Court recently reversed a Ninth Circuit decision denying qualified immunity to a California police officer in hot pursuit of a suspected misdemeanant. The suspect had entered an enclosed front yard...more
In a particularly savage case of nursing home abuse, a Calabasas retirement home worker was recently arrested on seven charges of elder abuse and one count of torture of residents unable to defend for themselves or speak up....more
We recently wrote about Washington State’s new marijuana regulations, adopted by the Liquor Control Board, and we received a huge response from folks regarding the issue of marijuana intoxication. Here are some of the...more
As noted on our website here, the City of Milwaukee Police Department (“MPD”) has a history of misreporting incidents on violent crime, previously classifying beatings and stabbings as “minor assaults.” Now, as the Milwaukee...more
With the rapid growth in Chinese media services and increased awareness of legal rights among the Chinese, defamation litigation in China is on the rise. Generally speaking, defamation is usually treated as a civil matter,...more
Although the driver of the car involved in your accident is most frequently the defendant in auto accident litigation, in cases involving company-owned vehicles, other parties may be liable. Because your ability to recover...more
On August 12, 2013, a car traveling on Interstate 75 veered off-road and rolled over multiple times. The driver had abruptly changed lanes, losing control of the vehicle and eventually coming to full stop in a canal....more
In France, judges consider that the answer to this question depends on the parameters of the employee’s profile on Facebook.
In a decision of April 10, 2013, the French Supreme Court ruled that when insulting comments...more
Drunk driving can be a costly mistake for any perpetrator, including celebrities. Take former Fox 5 broadcast anchor Amanda Davis, whose DUI in November ruined her career. Atlanta police arrested Davis on November 11 for DUI,...more
A woman was recently killed at World Center Drive after the car she was in was rear-ended by a drunk driver. The 20-year-old drunk driver slammed into the back of the car, killing her and critically injuring the car’s driver....more
According to a recent study done by Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, more than 3,000 teenagers die every year from texting while driving, while only 2,700 die from driving under the influence of alcohol....more
A South Dakota manufacturer has agreed to pay $1.3 million in fines and criminal penalties to avoid prosecution for workplace safety violations that resulted in an employee's death.
In exchange for amnesty from the...more
After being mauled by four unrestrained pit bulls on an isolated Littlerock road, 63-year old jogger Pamela Devitt died in an ambulance from blood loss resulting from approximately 150 to 200 dog bites. Genetic tests from...more
While it is well known that millions of senior citizens choose to retire to the Sunshine State, what is not as well known is that more and more of them are subjected to elder abuse. The National Center on Elder Abuse reports...more
Illinois drivers can rest a little easier after Governor Quinn signed two new laws on Monday August 5th 2013. The first being “Kelsey’s Law” that targets drivers under the legal driving age and the second being “Patricia’s...more
According to studies from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2011, an estimated 3,331 people were killed and an additional 387,000 were injured in crashes involving a distracted driver. Among...more
Along with Google, no entity is more ubiquitous on the internet these days than Facebook. Expectedly, the social networking giant, which was recently valued at over 100 billion dollars, has found itself involved in a surfeit...more
An Ontario judge has imposed a $1,050,000 fine against Vale Canada Limited, the highest fine ever imposed under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. It appears that the previous record fine, handed down in 2010,...more
Last month, three-year-old Tariyah Williams, who was playing with a friend in the yard, suddenly darted into the street. Driver Eric Clayton struck the child, stopped his car, carried her back to the yard and drove away....more