5 Steps To Take If You’re Hit By A Drunk Driver

Every 51 minutes someone dies and every 90 seconds someone is injured as the result of alcohol-related car accident. Thankfully, since 1991, fatalities caused by drunk driving accidents have declined 35 percent because of increased national efforts to fight drunk driving. Here are 5 steps to take if you’re hit by a drunk driver.   […]

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Are Hidden Nanny Cams Actually Legal?

Nanny cams are small cameras that are sometimes disguised as basic items that might be found in a home, such as a teddy bear. In divorce proceedings, parents are often concerned about the care of their children. They know it may not be in their child’s best interest to spend time with the nanny or other […]

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What Policyholders Should Know About Homeowners Insurance in Case of a Wildfire

What Policyholders Should Know About Homeowners Insurance in Case of a House Fire

In light of one of California’s deadliest wildfires, homeowners have been rethinking their insurance policies: My house was burned; am I covered under my policy? How about my belongings? Are labor and materials both covered?   As the wildfires continue to rip across Sonoma and Napa counties – leaving at least 40 people dead, over […]

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58 Las Vegas Mass Shooting Victims Identified and Remembered

Some were mothers while others were husbands; many were just shy of their 30s and dozens others traveled miles from states like Massachusetts, Tennessee and Alaska. The dastardly act of Stephen Paddock on the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Festival left many families in despair and heartbreak.   The 58 lives Paddock claimed […]

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How Communities Can Support Those Afflicted by the California Wildfires

How Communities Can Support Those Affected by the California Wildfires

Over the past few weeks, networks and publications have been overwhelmed with reports surrounding the wildfire devastation in the Sonoma and Napa counties. Firefighters continue to wrangle with the unruly fires that have claimed more than 40 people’s lives and displaced thousands of others.   On October 8, more than 40,000 people were forced to […]

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What Policyholders Should Know About Homeowners Insurance in Case of a Wildfire

Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim?

According to California law, only certain people are allowed to file a lawsuit for the recovery of money following the intentional or negligent death of another. If you don’t qualify under the statute, you will most likely not be authorized under the law to bring a lawsuit. But who can file a wrongful death claim? […]

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At Least 40 Killed, Thousands Displaced as Sonoma and Napa Counties Continue to Burn

At Least 40 Killed, Thousands Displaced as Sonoma and Napa Counties Continue to Burn

As of Tuesday, wildfires continue to burn throughout Sonoma County in California, leaving over 5,700 homes charred, 245,000 acres in destruction and at least 40 casualties.   This year’s wildfire outbreak has become one of the deadliest in California’s history, according to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Firefighters maintain their exhaustive efforts in […]

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5 Common Reasons For Truck Accidents

Due to the sheer size and weight of a big rig, the fatality rate is high. Even when victims survive, they often suffer from permanent disabilities. Many truck accidents are caused by preventable factors, such as substance abuse and driver fatigue. Here are 5 common reasons for truck accidents. Substance Abuse Because of their size, […]

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Five Ways Whiplash Can Be Proven

“Whiplash” is a term for the injury resulting from an abrupt back-and-forth flexion of the neck, which is common in car accidents. When the victim is thrown against the back of the seat, the s-curvature of the spine can also be thrown out of alignment. Below are five ways whiplash can be proven.   Immediate […]

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Do People Who Kill Cops Always Get The Death Penalty?

Killing a police officer is one of nine capital felonies that is punishable by the death penalty or life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. The law requires a separate sentencing hearing before a judge or jury to weigh aggravating and mitigating factors. The judge or jury cannot impose the death penalty, however. If the […]

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