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Family Awarded $26 Million in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death Case

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A New York family has received an award of over $26 million in a medical malpractice claim based on negligent care provided to the mother during her pregnancy. A jury issued the award in the case where one twin was born deaf and the other passed away 28 days after her birth. In early… Read More »

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Moving Your Child to a New School in a Divorce

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Divorce can be a stressful time for children. Children are often subjected to months of tension prior to a split, witnessing their parents’ unhappiness in the lead-up to divorce. The divorce itself brings major changes to the day-to-day life of your kids, often requiring them to move to a new home, or even a… Read More »

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Study Finds that Self-Driving Cars Could Save Thousands of Lives

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With rising numbers of fatalities on US roads and concerns about the increasing levels of distraction among American drivers, it’s clear that humans are highly flawed and fallible drivers. In fact, more than 90% of all traffic accidents are caused by human error. But with reports of accidents involving still-developing self-driving vehicle technology, are… Read More »

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Ford Develops Hat Designed to Keep Truckers Alert on the Road

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Drowsy driving can be a deadly problem for all drivers, but especially so for drivers of large tractor-trailers and other commercial trucks. In order to combat this issue, Ford has designed a hat that could help keep truck drivers awake and alert while behind the wheel. The hat joins a list of other technologies… Read More »

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Employer Can Face Lawsuit for Accident Caused by Employee Near Company Property

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Most premises liability lawsuits are based on accidents occurring on the defendant property owner’s land, where the owner allowed hazardous conditions to exist knowing that visitors would be using the property. In a case based in New York’s Tompkins County, a judge was asked to decide whether a property owner could bear liability for… Read More »

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How to Choose a Guardian for Your Children

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As a parent, you want to feel confident that, even if you aren’t able to be there, your children will be cared-for and well-loved. One of the most important things you can do to ensure your children are cared for after your death is to create a will, and to use that will as… Read More »

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New Tax Law Could Bring Changes to Taxation of Alimony

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Republican federal lawmakers have recently proposed a bill that would bring the most sweeping changes that have occurred to the US tax code since the Reagan administration. Among the many changes that could affect average Americans most would be the changes that would occur to how alimony is treated for tax purposes. Some analysts… Read More »

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Completing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case

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Chapter 13 bankruptcy, also known as an “adjustment of debts” bankruptcy, allows you to retain your property while making payments on your debts over the course of three to five years. It can be difficult to keep up with the payments on a Chapter 13 case over the course of years, but there are… Read More »

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New Analysis on Traffic Fatalities Shows Another Year of Rising Deaths

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently released its in-depth analysis of traffic deaths occurring in 2016. While numerous factors, such as an increase in total miles driven as well as higher rates of drunk driving, appear to have contributed to the increase, many experts believe that distracted driving is the biggest cause… Read More »

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Slip-and-Fall Accidents Can Cause Serious Ankle Injuries

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There are many important reasons that property and business owners have a legal obligation to keep their property well-maintained and free from tripping hazards. Trip-and-fall accidents can cause serious injuries for victims–and not just for the elderly or those with disabilities or pre-existing conditions. Even visitors and customers who are in good physical condition… Read More »

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