Monthly Archives: January 2013


How to Avoid a DUI Citation

    Getting a DUI citation will ruin your life. You’ll lose your license, which means you may lose your job, you’ll pay huge fines and you may go to jail.  All of this could have been avoided if you had just known your own limit. The reason that law enforcement and the courts are so harsh on drunk drivers is that in 2010 alone they killed 10,288 people, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Every year, 1.4 million arrests …

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Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Junior Seau’s Family Sues the NFL for Head Injuries

The family of deceased football player Junior Seau is filing a lawsuit against the NFL for wrongful death over head injuries the former San Diego Charger suffered during his career. The linebacker became an iconic figure in the 11 seasons he spent with the Chargers, later playing for the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots. Seau was 43 when he committed suicide last summer, leaving behind no note or explanation. Researchers who studied Seau’s brain found evidence of chronic traumatic …

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Wrongful Death Suit in Utah Texting While Driving Fatality

The family of a Utah boy who was killed in an alleged texting-while-driving accident is suing the driver who hit him for wrongful death. The accused driver, Jeffery Lloyd Bascom, is also facing criminal charges under the state’s distracted driving law. Thomas LaVelle Clark, 15, was walking along a semi-rural road on the outskirts of the town of Vernal when he was hit from behind by a pickup driven by Bascom, 28. Clark was thrown 40 feet over a ditch …

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How Far Can You Take a Twitter Parody Account? [Video]

  Many of us enjoy following funny Twitter parody accounts. For example, @Lord_Voldemort7 has over 2 million followers. “Not Mark Zuckerberg (@notzuckerberg) pokes fun at the Facebook billionaire with tweet such as, “It’s funny. Technically you’re the ‘user’ but really, I use you.” But how far you can take a Twitter parody without getting into trouble?  Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine provides basic tips on how to avoid lawsuits. One clever Twitter account, “The Times is Onit” ( However, Larry shows …

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Posted 1 year ago in Government Labor and Employment by Michele Bowman  
NLRB to Rule on NYC School Bus Drivers’ Strike

As the bus drivers’ strike in New York City rolls into its third week, the National Labor Relations Board is preparing to release a decision in the contentious case that has locked down buses that take 150,000 children to public schools in the city every day.    ‘My Name’s Mike, and That’s between Y’all’ The strike started on Jan. 16 in response to plans by the city to rebid its contracts with school bus companies – contracts that Mayor Michael …

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