Daily Archives: June 28, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Personal Injury by Michele Bowman  
From Champagne to Scalp Staples: Lessons in Bar Fight Liability

What’s less surprising than two famous musicians flinging insults at each other and then brawling over an (absent) woman in a swank nightclub in New York City? Let’s see…maybe the actual presence of beautiful models and one’s pronouncement of her intent to sue everyone in sight after she was injured in the melee? Like bees to honey, the entourages of famous people are drawn to the good life – free booze, fun times, exclusive parties, and no doubt the sparkling …

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Posted 5 years ago in Landmark Court Cases by Aaron Kase  
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today to uphold most of the provisions of the controversial 2010 federal health care law, including allowing the individual mandate requiring all Americans to purchase health care to survive as a tax. In the 5-4 ruling, with Chief Justice John Roberts providing the swing vote, the court gave a green light to health care reform almost in its entirety. The only limit the court put on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Teen Convicted of Murder for Texting While Driving Crash

An 18-year-old in Massachusetts is sentenced to one year in prison after being convicted of vehicular homicide in a texting-while-driving accident. One in four car accidents caused by phone use Illegal to text and drive in Massachusetts Distracted driving laws vary by state   Deadly Mistake Aaron Deveau was driving in Haverhill, Massachusetts in February 2011 when he crossed over the center line and struck a car driven by Donald Bowley. Bowley died in the hospital 18 days later, while …

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