Daily Archives: May 30, 2013 - 5 results


Posted 4 years ago in Driving & Motor Vehicles Marijuana by Janet Raasch  
How High Is Too High To Drive?

Washington and Colorado both passed laws in 2013 allowing the recreational use of marijuana. Nineteen states plus the District of Columbia allow medicinal use of marijuana. Do these changes mean that you can now drive with marijuana in your system?  Yes and no, depending on where you are and how much you use. Just as you are not allowed to drive after drinking too much, you are not allowed to drive after using too much marijuana. Just how much is …

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Posted 4 years ago in Traffic tickets and accidents by Aaron Kase  
Red Light Cameras Cause More Accidents, Study Shows

Ever get a ticket in the mail? States across the nation have unveiled red light camera programs over the past decade, which purportedly catch and ticket people who run lights in order to improve safety and reduce accidents. However, a recent study in Philadelphia calls the public safety claims into question, finding that accidents increased by 15 to 18 percent after certain intersections installed the cameras. Nevertheless, the cameras aren’t going away anytime soon, having brought in over $55 million …

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Posted 4 years ago in Jury Awards by Josh Crank  
$2.1M to Lab Tech Fired for Complaint Over Unqualified Boss

A New Jersey jury awarded more than $2.1 million to a man who was fired from his position of more than 20 years after complaining that his new supervisor lacked the proper credentials. Ceferino Doculan of Jersey City, a technician in the Bayonne Medical Center’s blood bank, was assigned the new supervisor in 2010. He complained to the hospital, but the supervisor remained in place and Doculan began receiving formal complaints about his job performance soon after. He was disciplined …

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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Frauds & Scams Your Money & The Law by Betsy Kim  
Ways to Prevent Identity Theft [Infographic]

With approximately 9 million U.S. identity theft victims each year, this www.onlinemba.com infographic provides useful information on how to prevent this crime from happening to you. The chart below shows the most common ways in which crooks get your information. It also gives tips on how to improve the password security of your online accounts to reduce your chances of being victimized. Check out Lawyers.com for more information on identity theft and remember “You Are Not Safe Online!”

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Posted 4 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Josh Crank  
Nearly Two-Thirds of Parents Want Their Kids to Become Lawyers

Mamas have long been advised to not let their babies grow up to be cowboys, but rather to let them be doctors and lawyers and such. And judging from a new survey by Lawyers.com, the mamas are taking that advice to heart — and the papas are, too. According to the survey, 64 percent of parents hope their children will grow up to pursue legal careers. The results suggest the legal field is a particular aspiration for lower income families, …

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