Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Was Not Injured at My Usual Place of Work?
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Shawn Diederich

Workers’ compensation provides medical and related benefits to employees who are injured “in the course and scope of employment.” What exactly does that mean? For instance, could you seek workers’ compensation benefits if you are... Read More

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Driving in a center turn lane
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Stephen Muhonen

A common roadway design in commercial areas involving a high volume of traffic includes the use of two lanes of travel going the same direction, then a center lane, then two lanes of travel going the opposite direction. It is the center lane that often... Read More

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Does a Dangerous Product Lawsuit Have to be Filed in the State Where the Product's Manufacturer is Based?
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Kurt Zaner

One of the most confusing parts of a personal injury lawsuit is determining where to file it. Personal injury lawsuits are filed in the local branch of your state civil court. This means that if you live in Denver, Colorado, and you are injured in an... Read More

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May 1, 2016 Case Management Update “Surveillance as a Disincentive to Recovery”
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Dr. David B. Adams

May 1, 2016 Case Management Update This Week's Topic: May 1, 2016 Case Management Update This Week's Topic: “Surveillance as a Disincentive to Recovery” “...he's supposed to be disabled and here he was working... Read More

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A DUI in Athens Can Cost you. How Do you Fix your Problem?
Posted on 06-30-2016 by J. Lee Webb

If you are charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or another drug (DUI), you can face a variety of legal penalties. These penalties can cost you a significant amount of money in fines and fees imposed by the state as well as increased car... Read More

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You Can Fight City Hall
Posted on 06-30-2016 by David Alexander

When it comes to personal injuries caused by the negligent or reckless acts of government employees, it is still possible to fight city hall and win. Snohomish County, Washington, just paid a million dollars to the family of a man who was killed by tear... Read More

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Avoiding Personal Injuries Around School Buses
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Stephen Muhonen

School buses are yellow for a reason. They are bright, they stand out, they are visible. They need to be visible to motorists because these buses are carrying precious cargo; our children. Preventing personal injury and accidents and other collisions... Read More

Tags: automobile accident , child , boise , children , Trending News & Topics , school bus , school

Pill Popping
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Dr. David B. Adams

Case Management Update This Week's Topic: "Pill Popping" Question: "he spends 10 minutes with me and then writes me a prescription...he has no clue as to what is going on in my life. Does he care?" Dr. Adams replies... Read More

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Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test in Georgia Without Being Arrested?
Posted on 06-30-2016 by J. Lee Webb

Absolutely. Many individuals do not realize that they have the right to refuse to take a field sobriety test if they are pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). This is most likely because it is not legal to refuse to take a blood... Read More

Tags: sobriety test , Trending News & Topics , driving under the influence , charged with a dui , refusing a sobriety test

The Difference Between A Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreement
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Jill L. Coil

When a couple is looking to get married, or has recently gotten married, they often have questions about pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Their curiosity is rooted in an incomplete understanding of what these agreements are and what they mean... Read More

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Psychogenic Pain
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Dr. David B. Adams

May 15, 2016 Case Management Update This Week's Topic: "Psychogenic Pain" Question: "Does the term "psychogenic pain" still apply?" Dr. Adams replies: Psychogenic pain was a cumbersome and misunderstood diagnosis... Read More

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Las Vegas Motorcycle Accident Attorney | Ladah Law Firm
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Ramzy Ladah

Motorcycles are popular vehicles for Las Vegas residents, and they can be enjoyable to take on a road trip or simply to ride down the Las Vegas Strip. Indeed, according to data reported by Statista.com, there are more than 71,000 registered motorcycle... Read More

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Wisconsin Homebuyers: What You Need to Know About Contingencies
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Ben Pliskie

In real estate, a contingency is a condition included in a home purchase agreement, that must be completed before a deal can actually be finalized. If either party is unable to meet one, or more, of the contingent conditions, then the deal may be voided... Read More

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I Was Just Charged With DUI Child Endangerment in Georgia, What Do I Need To Do Next?
Posted on 06-30-2016 by J. Lee Webb

When an individual drives drunk, he or she puts him- or herself and every other driver, passenger, and pedestrian on the roadway at risk of being injured in a collision. This includes the passengers in the drunk driver's vehicle. Because of the dangers... Read More

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Relief from Pain
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Dr. David B. Adams

May 22, 2016 This Week's Topic: "The Futile Quest for Pain Relief" Question: "You seem to imply, with regards to chronic pain, that people should simply "deal with it.” That strikes me as harsh." Dr. Adams replies... Read More

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Prove you’re a liberty whiz by reading these 7 little-known American documents
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Travis Burchart

The Declaration of Independence. The Constitution. The Bill of Rights. Uh ... the Articles of something .... Uh ... the Federalist thing-a-ma-bobs .... The first three, you know. But after that, maybe you’ve failed to explore, to... Read More

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James McSwiney: A True Visionary
Posted on 06-23-2016 by amanda-alge-bales

It is our honor to recognize the life and work of Mr. James McSwiney, former CEO of the Mead Corporation who was at the helm of the online legal research company that later became LexisNexis after it was purchased in 1968. James passed on Tuesday, June... Read More

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Oh great and mighty STEM, can you make a bit of room for the law, a/k/a CLEWS?
Posted on 06-23-2016 by Travis Burchart

STEM, STEM, STEM … Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics … the great iceberg (both the tip and the massive ice block below) of 21st century education. If I sound peeved, it’s because I studied the law, which, for the most... Read More

They
Posted on 06-23-2016 by Georgia Akers

“They” It’s a hot topic. And it’s singular … not plural. Find out why “they” is replacing “he/she.” Read on at Grammarly.com Read More

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Complimentary CLE: Directors' & Officers' Liability-Landmark Cases Changing the Game - 6/29
Posted on 06-16-2016 by Chad Troyan

Hurry up and sign up for the following upcoming CLE webinar: Directors’ & Officers’ Liability: Landmark Cases Changing the Game Directors and officers have always been under pressure to perform and to keep their organizations in... Read More

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