How Do I Know If I Should Sue For Medical Malpractice or Birth Injury…& Does It Matter?
Posted on 02-16-2016 by Stewart Cohen

Few things are more frightening for new parents than having a child sustain an injury during the delivery process. A variety of different types of injuries can happen during childbirth, many of which can cause serious problems for both the child and mother... Read More

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5 Ways to Protect Your Children From Accidents At A City Park
Posted on 02-16-2016 by Edith Pearce

Allowing children to play in a city park or playground is considerably safer than letting a child play in the street, but not all city parks and playgrounds are as safe as they could possibly be. Children can and will get hurt in city parks and playgrounds... Read More

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What Action Can I Take When My Child Is Injured By A Bully?
Posted on 02-16-2016 by Edith Pearce

When you send your child to school each weekday you hope that your child will be safe, but instances of bullying by other students is a real concern. However, bullying is something that is quite prevalent in schools. Consider some of the statistics from... Read More

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The Shared Parenting Myth
Posted on 02-16-2016 by Santo Artusa

There continues to be a growing trend toward shared parenting time arrangements throughout the United States and New Jersey is no different. The theory behind shared parenting is that the children benefit from the ongoing, consistent contact with both... Read More

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What Do I Do If I Haven't Received My Spousal Support Payment?
Posted on 02-12-2016 by Jill L. Coil

In a divorce case, Utah family courts are expected to strive for fairness and equity for both parties whenever possible. In some cases, spousal support (also known as alimony) may be necessary to achieve such equity. Spousal support is a specified amount... Read More

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Law students: Guard well against your “sore loser” moment … i.e., don’t go all Cam Newton on yourself
Posted on 02-12-2016 by Travis Burchart

Love Cam Newton … great football player, sharp guy. Don’t love so much … his Super Bowl 50 grump-a-thon. Particularly this quote after he was called out about it: I've been on record to say I'm a sore loser …. Who... Read More

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Toughen your legal writing with a poetry lesson
Posted on 02-12-2016 by Travis Burchart

Are you too lawyerly to wield a little poetry? If so, you’re neglecting a legal writing weapon. Even the Supreme Court understands the persuasive strike of verse. In Plaut v. Spendthrift Farm , 514 U.S. 211 (U.S. 1995), the majority said: Separation... Read More

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How Well Do You Know Your (Potential) Upcoming, President?
Posted on 02-11-2016 by Chad Troyan

The presidential elections are all over the news. From CNN to FOX, it’s hard to avoid coverage of the presidential races, and even the personal details about each candidate. While, we may feel like we know a lot about the more well-known candidates... Read More

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Writing Legally: 3 Tips to keep front of mind
Posted on 02-10-2016 by Chad Troyan

Communication is key in countless instances and a big communication tool is writing. So what happens if you struggle with writing? Not to worry, here are some tips that could help improve your writing thanks to GrammarBook . Tip 1: Use concrete... Read More

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Valentine's Day and Post Holiday Divorce Rates
Posted on 02-09-2016 by Santo Artusa

The Divorce rate in the United States has been relatively steady for the past 20 years. What has boomed in the last 20 years or so are the people who decide to have children out of wedlock. Almost 50% of children born in the United States are now born... Read More

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14 Crazy Valentine’s Day Facts
Posted on 02-09-2016 by Chad Troyan

Roses are red Violets are blue I feel blessed every day To be able to spend it with you… Ah the “day of love” has finally fallen upon us. The widely-celebrated “Hallmark Holiday” has been around for thousands of... Read More

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Utilizing Mobility: The Portability and Cost Benefit
Posted on 02-08-2016 by Pavan Mediratta, VP Marketing at LexisNexis

Legal professionals are certainly embracing the portability and cost benefit of mobile e-book technol­ogy. According to the ABA technol­ogy survey, one third of lawyers report now using legal e-books for work, which is actually a large and growing... Read More

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Utilizing Mobility To Contain Costs
Posted on 02-08-2016 by Pavan Mediratta, VP Marketing at LexisNexis

The areas of legal mobility with the most direct connection to cost contain­ment are e-books and digital lending technology. Very simply, because e-books are digital they don’t take up any physical space and can be man­aged, replaced or... Read More

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Utilizing Mobility for Research On the Go
Posted on 02-08-2016 by Pavan Mediratta, VP Marketing at LexisNexis

One of the many tasks today’s mo­bile lawyer can perform on a smart device is legal research. And while this is certainly convenient, it is be­coming clear that mobility can also maximize the value of legal research in terms of productivity... Read More

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Super Bowl L Ads: More Positive, But Weird
Posted on 02-08-2016 by Chad Troyan

For all of you who missed out on the Super Bowl (or just chose not to watch it) you didn’t miss much. While I personally was cheering for Peyton Manning to lead his Denver Broncos to victory ( SPOILER ALERT: Broncos won 24-10 ) , I was more interested... Read More

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Order in The Court? Top 5 Courtroom Series/Movies to Watch via Netflix
Posted on 02-08-2016 by Chad Troyan

Source: BortN66 / Shutterstock It’s a gloomy weekend which means it’s the perfect weather for a movie weekend! But this won’t be any kind of movie weekend, but a Netflix weekend. Netflix has become a top media-streaming service that... Read More

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Three Legitimate Ways to Keep Your Medical Costs Down
Posted on 02-05-2016 by Ramzy Ladah

The burden of a personal injury can cause your healthcare costs to quickly escalate, as you seek the medical attention you need. When trying to handle this financial responsibility, there are several steps you can take to legally reduce medical costs... Read More

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Your right “not” to vote: Bulletproofing your course of action before you walk this thorny road
Posted on 02-05-2016 by Travis Burchart

Candidate Stalin vs. Candidate Hitler.[1] It’s a crappy hypothetical … over-the-top, fantastical and extreme … but our politicians are sometimes viewed through these extreme lenses. President Obama has been analogized to Hitler ;... Read More

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“We are the Bears Shufflin' Crew ….”: 1985’s “Super Bowl Shuffle” = Wisdom for today’s law firm website
Posted on 02-05-2016 by Travis Burchart

Your one-and-done website … the one on the back burner for the last 10 years … is likely a bad website. As others renovate and update their websites, your bad website bleeds you dry of opportunity. For the sake of your website (and your... Read More

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A Trip On The Weird (or Bad) side: Head-Scratching or Concerning Super Bowl Ads From Past Years
Posted on 02-04-2016 by Chad Troyan

Super Bowl Sunday has become a day where the commercials are just as important as the game ( depending on whom your allegiance lies with ). Some of us set too high of expectations for commercials, setting ourselves up for disappointment. Here are some... Read More

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