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Will Google Glass Cause Traffic Accidents & Create Privacy Issues?

by Law Guru December 4, 2013 Constitutional Law

It’s almost weird enough to be science fiction, but we’ve learned by now that technology has made almost anything possible. Google’s new wearable computer, “Glass,” is a little kooky, a little awesome, and a lot controversial. The easy-to-use invention features an adjustable and bendable frame, nose pads for comfort, a customizable fit, a touchpad along […]

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Tools to Help You Find a Safe, Low-Crime Neighborhood

by Law Guru October 4, 2013 Criminal Law

With the uncertainty of today’s job market, many people find themselves making unexpected moves in order to stay employed. As a result, more people are on the lookout for apartment and home rentals than ever before. After all, it makes sense to rent when you are unsure how long you plan to stay in a […]

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Car Lawsuits That Make your Head Spin

by Law Guru August 13, 2013 Car Accidents

Most car lawsuits follow a specific pattern: someone alleges that someone else is responsible for an accident, leading that person to seek damages to pay for car repair and, if necessary, medical expenses. That being said, every once in a while a car lawsuit that is so odd it makes you shake your head comes […]

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How Personal Injury Cases Work from Start to Finish

by Law Guru May 10, 2013 Personal Injury

Personal injury lawsuits are brought when a physical or emotional injury has resulted from an accident or product defect. If you win your case, money is awarded to compensate for the damages suffered. Documentation If you are injured, collect as much data as you can as soon as possible. You need a complete record of […]

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New Car Technology: Will Drunk Driving Become a Thing of the Past?

by Law Guru April 29, 2013 Criminal Law

Some things in this world just don’t make sense, especially when one thing seems to be moving in two, completely opposite directions at the same time. While a civic leader in the small Irish town of Kilgarvan recently suggested legalizing a certain degree of drinking and driving in order to preserve pub culture, others are […]

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When Workers Comp Fails

by Law Guru April 12, 2013 Accident Claims Law

For millions of people across the country, Workers’ Compensation can be the last line of defense when a catastrophic injury prevents an individual from working. The system, designed to protect both employers and employees (as you’ll see in this article), is designed to kick in when an employee suffers an injury while on the job. […]

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Are DUI Records Truly Sealed or Not?

by Law Guru April 10, 2013 Criminal Law

Having a driving under the influence (DUI) charge on your record will have long-lasting effects on your life. One simple mistake can lead to a lifetime of rejected job applications, bringing financial hardship in its wake. This is why many first-time DUI offenders seek to have their records sealed so that they can have a […]

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Tips for Making Your Small Business Bankruptcy Proof

by Law Guru April 8, 2013 Business

According to the Small Business Association (SBA), small business bankruptcies increased from 19K in 2006 to 43K in 2008, before the economy crashed. Since small business employs more Americans than any other sector, ways to avoid financial trouble should be of paramount importance in today’s private sector. From general best practice, such as hiring a […]

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Talking to Your Teen about Drunk Driving

by Law Guru April 5, 2013 Criminal Law

The tween and teen years are tough for kids as well as their parents. Growing up is hard work! Many parents assume that their sons and daughters know right from wrong and will never fall victim to peer pressure. While that might be true in some cases, even the most mature adolescents decide to follow […]

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You Can’t Sue Mother Nature, but that Doesn’t Stop Some

by Law Guru April 4, 2013 Accident Claims

From snowstorms, sinkholes, and earthquakes to tornadoes, thunderstorms and hurricanes, natural disasters happen around the globe. Some are unpredictable and strike without warning, but even those that are anticipated, thanks to meteorological technologies, can have incredibly devastating effects, often worse than predicted. It’s understandable and even justified when a person decides to take legal action […]

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DUI vs. DWI: What’s the Difference?

by Law Guru April 3, 2013 Criminal Law

As if getting slapped with a DUI is not bad enough, navigating the maze of legal stuff related to an impaired driving charge can be quite a nightmare. It is easy to become confused over the various fines and penalties, knowing what rights are applicable and how a DUI case should best be handled. One […]

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Are Juvenile DUI Penalties Really Sealed?

by Law Guru March 21, 2013 Criminal Law

Drunk driving is more than a safety hazard or a bad idea. It’s against the law. Although legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels vary by jurisdiction – meaning that the amount of alcohol considered “over the legal limit” depends on the state in which the DUI was committed —stricter statutes are in place across the […]

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