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DUI, Police Checkpoints and the Problem of Social Media

by gclatworthy April 25, 2013 Road Traffic Law

[U.S Law and General] Social media has become a seemingly unstoppable force over the past decade. From bringing long lost friends back together to starting revolutions in Middle Eastern countries, there’s very little that these sites cannot do. Unfortunately for police and victims of drunk drivers, individuals have also learned to use social media to […]

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Legal Considerations When Investing in Real Estate

by gclatworthy April 23, 2013 Property Law

[U.S Law and General]  Since the housing market crash in 2007, the real estate market has been perfect for investors. Home and property values are extremely low, in some areas down to half their peak value, and interest rates are below four percent. It is a buyer’s market, and it is expected to remain that […]

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How Much Public Liability Insurance Does Your Business Need?

by gclatworthy April 19, 2013 Business

Going into business for oneself is a challenging and rewarding experience, and everyday there are more Brits undertaking this exciting task. Unfortunately, owning a business isn’t just the constant influx of profit that some imagine; there are also risks involved. When employees sustain injuries, they’re usually covered under Employers Liability Compulsory Insurance, but if a […]

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Helping Ease Divorce Tensions: Why Lawyers Should Partner With Life Coaches

by gclatworthy March 28, 2013 Business Development for Law Firms

Divorce is more than just a legal proceeding, it is an emotional roller coaster combined with court dates and legal documents. Divorce attorneys know how difficult it can be to have two people in the same office that feel nothing but contempt for each other. They also know how devastated their clients can be, especially […]

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An Overview of International Litigation: Key Points And Considerations

by gclatworthy March 22, 2013 International Law

International law is not like any other area of law, even when it addresses common legal concerns. International law must take into account the different laws and customs of the nations involved. Since 1893, most legal issues that involve entities from different nations refer to the Hague Conference for legal protocols. There are many factors […]

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How To Respond When Auto Accidents Happen

by gclatworthy February 26, 2013 Accident Claims

[US law and general] Any motorists who are involved in an automobile accident have a legal requirement to stop their vehicle and assess the damage. All states have legal protocol in this process, but states such as Florida require strict compliance. Hit-run-drivers automatically lose their driving privileges for at least a year, depending on the […]

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Pursuing A Career In Criminal Justice

by gclatworthy January 14, 2013 Legal Jobs

Pursuing a career in criminal justice is a rewarding pursuit. The types of positions that are available to someone with a master’s degree in criminal justice today are an excellent career choice. There are a few of those that offer a rewarding life with an excellent pay scale for growth in the future. They are […]

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A Look Into Product Liability – What You Need to Know As A Consumer

by gclatworthy January 14, 2013 Personal Injury

When you purchase a product from a company, you expect that it will not only perform as it’s meant to, but also that it won’t harm you. Unfortunately, many people each year are injured and even killed due to the products they purchase, and this can lead to a product liability lawsuit. When it comes […]

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The Fallout From Hip Replacement Recalls

by gclatworthy January 12, 2013 Compensation Lawyers

[US law and general] In the past year, the failure of various hip replacement components has become one of the most major medical and legal concerns for orthopedic professionals and lawyers alike. For example, metal on metal implants are known to corrode and cause toxins to be released into the body, causing a great deal […]

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A Look at Online Copyright Issues Faced By Artists

by gclatworthy December 23, 2012 IP & Technology

[US Law and General] In the past, copyright laws in the United States were fairly clear. Essentially, an artist who created something, whether it be art, a piece of music or an idea, was protected from the moment of creation against others taking the piece and claiming ownership without paying. Unfortunately, for many artists, the […]

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Things You Shouldn’t Say When Involved In A Traffic Stop

by gclatworthy December 9, 2012 Criminal Law

When you are involved in a routine traffic stop, the way you react to the police officer and what you say are very important. There are four things that you must keep in mind during a traffic stop; each of which could have an impact on your case if you are charged or arrested and […]

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How Law Enforcement Will Tackle Holiday Drunk Drivers

by gclatworthy December 6, 2012 Criminal Law

[US Law and General] For most people, the holidays are a time for celebration and relaxation. For others, the holidays can bring tragedy. During the holiday season, traffic accidents and deaths increase sharply as motorists turn to the stress of gift buying, visit friends, and engage in recreational alcohol consumption. Intoxicated motorists pose a significant […]

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Should Motorcycle Helmets Be Mandatory In All States?

by gclatworthy December 6, 2012 Motorbike Accidents

[US Law and General] Motorcycle riding can be a fun and exhilarating hobby and an exciting means of transportation, but it can also be deadly. As a result, many states have enacted helmet laws in an attempt to lessen the amount of highway fatalities involving motorcycle riders that occur each year. While these laws are […]

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Why Halloween’s No Treat If You’re Arrested For DUI

by gclatworthy October 4, 2012 Road Traffic Law

Halloween and ‘trick or treating’ is an American tradition and probably the favorite observance for most children across the country. Adults enjoy Halloween also, even though it is not a certified holiday. All local police departments are also aware of the tradition and as such anyone thinking they can drink and drive on Halloween may […]

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What Whistleblowing Is – And What It Is Not

by gclatworthy September 18, 2012 Corporate Actions

(US law) The public outcry associated with the collapse of the Enron Corporation established a social and financial focus on how malfeasance within a corporation can affect all of those connected to the company. The United States Congress was paying close attention and the result was the The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989. The legislation […]

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The Difference Between Wrongful Death and Murder

by gclatworthy September 17, 2012 Personal Injury

(US Law) Laws throughout the country can vary considerably depending upon what state a person is in. Some crimes that are considered felonies in one state may not even be a crime in another. The laws regarding deaths also differ between states, but there is usually a huge distinction between what is considered a wrongful […]

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DUI On Vacation – What Do You Do?

by gclatworthy August 16, 2012 Criminal Law

For many people, the idea of a vacation is inseparable from the idea of drinking. When people drink on vacation, legal dangers and responsibilities are probably the last thing on their minds. However, if you don’t pay attention and plan accordingly, your vacation – and your life – could be ruined by a single conviction […]

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The DUI Stop: What Should You Say?

by gclatworthy July 19, 2012 Criminal Law

(US Criminal Law) If you’re stopped for a suspected DUI, you will want to pull over and let the officer come to your vehicle. However, it’s not so much what you should say to the officer—the question is more about what you should not say. The following relates to US law and general. Different attorneys […]

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