Monthly Archives: September 2011


Posted 3 years ago in Lawyers.com Bloghound Quiz by Arthur Buono  
Take the Lawyers.com Bloghound Quiz!

Test your legal absorption quotient by answering the following questions about the past week’s Lawyers.com blogs. 1. Premiums increase dramatically, and some auto insurers stop writing policies altogether for drivers at age: 65 72 80 90 Find the answer 2. Of the 3,030 people killed in the 9/11 attacks, what percentage has been positively identified from remains? 84 percent 67 percent 59 percent 42 percent Find the answer 3. Which of the following is not an advantage of a Chapter …

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Posted 3 years ago in Frauds & Scams by Arthur Buono  
Got Zits? There’s an App for That – Not

We continue now with our expanded coverage of the zit-popping mobile app. The Federal Trade Commission has blocked the marketing of two mobile apps that claimed to cure acne with light therapy. A settlement requires the marketers to pay $16,000 in fines.   FTC busts fraudulent mobile app acne cure FDA setting guidelines for mobile health apps Many a good fraud steals just a little bit at a time Like this article? Share it with others using this link: http://bit.ly/oRevuu …

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Posted 3 years ago in Jury Awards by David Baarlaer  
Editor’s Choice: Top Five Legal News Stories of the Day

Here are some news items you might find interesting: Credible threat of attacks on 9/11. As America prepares to mark the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, US counterintelligence officials have detected a credible and specificthreat of another terrorist attack. We first heard of the plot late yesterday afternoon, but now we’re getting more details.   Here’s what we know so far: The plot involves using cars or trucks loaded with explosives to attack tunnels and bridges in New York …

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Posted 3 years ago in Driving & Motor Vehicles by Arthur Buono  
Oh No! Mom Hit Reese Witherspoon with Her Car

Somebody’s 84-year-old mom ran over Reese Witherspoon with a car Wednesday. Reese’s going to be fine. Maybe though it’s time to have that talk with your elderly mom or dad about taking away the car keys.   Hollywood actress hit by car while jogging 84-year-old driver said at fault in accident How old is too old to drive, and how do you take the keys away? Like this article? Share it with others using this link: http://bit.ly/os3NYj   More Older …

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Posted 3 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by David Baarlaer  
Impact of 9/11 Still Felt 10 Years Later

The controversial Ground Zero mosque is, for the most part, yesterday’s news. Yet, there’s still no shortage of problems and issues from 9/11 we’re dealing with 10 years later – from illnesses to First Amendment rights.   Victim identification continues today, as does the fight where to place unidentified remains First-responders and others suffer from cancer but can’t get financial help from the government Controversy surrounds the “9/11 cross,” even the anniversary ceremony Many 9/11 charities dropped the ball Like this …

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