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How A Wrongful Death Lawsuit Works
Losing a loved one is devastating under any circumstances. Losing a parent or child, however, due to negligence or an intentional act by another person can make the suffering unbearable. While nothing can bring them back, a “wrongful death” claim can hold the liable party accountable regardless of whether he or she is convicted in […]
Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treating this Halloween
Kids love Halloween! School parties, scary costumes, and trick-or-treating make for exciting childhood experiences. While it is an event that we can all get excited about, Halloween also presents a number of safety risks. Did you know, for example, that children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween […]
5 Tips You Need as an Employer to Avoid Employment Discrimination Claims
Workplace discrimination lawsuits are expensive for employers in terms of time, money, and damaged reputation. This is true even when they win. It does not matter if you would never dream of discriminating against an employee, without taking certain legal precautions you are at risk.  Did you know the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recommends […]
SPEAK UP! October Is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and advocates across the country are banding together to raise awareness, support abuse survivors, and renew commitments to fighting a hideous public health crisis.  Domestic violence affects millions of people across every racial, ethnic, religious, social, and economic boundary. The issue is commonly associated with physical violence against […]
What Does It Mean to Decriminalize Something?
Decriminalization is not the same as legalization. These terms carry specific legal definitions that may differ from their use in everyday language. Knowing the difference, especially as it relates to changing marijuana laws, could save you a lot of time and money, and maybe your freedom.  In the context of marijuana, decriminalization typically involves law […]