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An Analysis of Head-On Collision

Head-on collisions occur more often than we want them to, resulting in deaths and injuries. For instance, this type of crash accounted for at least 10% of all fatal vehicular accidents in 2020. The estimated number of deaths caused by head-on collisions is 3,631, with thousands of other injuries the rest of the year. A head-on collision is undoubtedly a very serious type of car accident; below is everything you need to know about it.... ❯❯❯

What is the Future of Legal Tech?

As the boundary-breaking force propelling the legal world into a new era of invention and exploration, legal tech is a pioneering domain laced with immense potential. Charting uncharted waters to guide the legal profession towards an unprecedented future, this cutting-edge technology represents a paradigm shift that promises countless advancements in efficiency, accuracy, and efficacy. Here, we'll delve deep into the intricate details... ❯❯❯

The Spike in Traffic Deaths in Long Beach: A Closer Look at the Causes

Long Beach, with its scenic coastlines and urban vibrancy, is no stranger to the challenges that growing cities face. In recent years, one issue has become particularly alarming – the sudden spike in traffic deaths and car accidents in Long Beach. In 2022 alone, Long Beach saw a surge of 45 deaths in 2022, said the Long Beach Post. For a city that prides itself on its efforts to be pedestrian-friendly and enhance road safety, this... ❯❯❯

Impact of Divorce on Children: 5 Negative Effects

Divorce is a life-altering event, not just for the couple involved but also for their children. Let's explore the various impacts of divorce on children, its psychological, emotional, and social consequences, and offer guidance on mitigating these effects. Coping Mechanisms and Support Coping with divorce's emotional and psychological impacts is a significant challenge for children. Professional help, such as counselling and therapy,... ❯❯❯

Understanding Legal Specializations: Can Criminal Lawyers Handle Family Law Cases?

Understanding Legal Specializations: Can Criminal Lawyers Handle Family Law Cases?The legal world is a complex tapestry of specialized areas, each with its own set of rules, procedures, and nuances. Criminal law and family law are two distinct branches of law that deal with entirely different aspects of life. While both areas require a deep understanding of the legal system, the question often arises: Can criminal lawyers also handle family law cases? In this blog, we will explore the differences between these legal... ❯❯❯

How Georgia’s Ruling on Police Testimony Actually Hurts Accident Victims

The Daubert standard is a legal standard used to determine the admissibility of expert testimony in court by evaluating its reliability and relevance. Previously, Georgia’s “investigating officer rule” allowed police officers to provide opinion testimony about car accidents without subjecting their opinions to any kind of analysis under Daubert or O.C.G.A. § 24-7-702(b). On August 21, 2023, this rule was eliminated by the Georgia... ❯❯❯

How a $15 Million Settlement Could Change South Carolina Injury Law

Anyone who has watched more than thirty minutes of Netflix has probably heard of Mallory Beach. That case arose from a fatal boat crash in 2019 which led to the death of the 19-year-old Mallory. The lawsuit that arose from this tragedy named members of the locally prominent and powerful Murdaugh family and a gas station convenience store accused of selling alcohol to 19-year-old Paul Murdaugh. After extensive legal proceedings, the... ❯❯❯

Infractions of Wage and Hour Laws

When it comes to the payment of wages, employers have legal obligations to comply with a variety of federal and state statutes. If your employer does not comply with these rules, you may seek the assistance of a wage theft attorney in Las Vegas to pursue legal action, which may include filing a lawsuit against your employer if one is required, in order to recoup the wages that your company wrongfully withheld from you.  How do I file... ❯❯❯

Get Out of the Way for Disabled Vehicles in Indianapolis

Accidents involving broken-down vehicles on roadsides often happen because other drivers do not notice the stationary vehicle in time to avoid a collision. Additionally, drivers approaching these situations may cause crashes by failing to slow down or change lanes. Fortunately, in July of 2023, the state of Indiana made changes to its "Move Over or Slow Down" law. Initially, this law only required drivers to yield to emergency... ❯❯❯

How Social Media Can Be Used Against You In Court

If it can be used against you, it will be. Over a decade after social media transformed private into public, we still have a lot to learn about what we choose to post online. Just like your problematic Tweet from college can be used against you in the workplace, a seemingly benign Instagram post can be used against you in an injury claim. Anyone who has watched even a couple seconds of Law & Order will know the phrase, “You have the... ❯❯❯

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