Daily Archives: May 9, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Trial Underway in Fatal Duck Boat Crash

A giant barge ran over a small boat full of tourists in a horrifying accident two years ago in Philadelphia. On Monday the trial of a lawsuit filed on behalf of two passengers started in federal court. Duck boat was debilitated in the Delaware River Tugboat operator was on cell phone, never saw the duck boat Trial relies on archaic maritime law   Ineffective Policy Led to Crash Gaudy duck boat vehicles filled with kazoo-wielding tourists can be a ubiquitous …

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Posted 5 years ago in Immigration by Courtney Sherwood  
Oregon Accepts Mexican ID from Illegal Immigrants

Oregon police are preparing to accept Mexican -issued cards as legitimate photo ID, now that tighter laws have spurred the state to reject an estimated 1,000 drivers license applications per month. The move, announced by Governor John Kitzhaber in a letter he wrote to human rights activists on May 1, will give Mexican migrants who are not legally in the country a way to prove their identities now that the state has stopped issuing drivers licenses to illegal immigrants. Advocates …

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Posted 5 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Josh Crank  
Martin Lawrence, Usher Hammer Out Joint Custody Agreements

Actor Martin Lawrence has filed for divorce from his wife of less than two years, and he and Shamicka, his soon-to-be ex, intend to share joint custody of their daughters, ages 9 and 11. Elsewhere in the celebrity world, recording artist Usher is facing a less amicable custody battle with his ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, with whom he currently shares custody of their two children. These two entertainers’ situations underscore the critical difference that cooperation, communication and trust can make in …

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