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Fatal Wrong-Way Head-on Crash in Hughesville

LogoThe accident occurred on Route 5 near the Huckleberry Drive exit. According to police and witnesses, 47-year-old Driver, of Silver Spring, was on the southbound side of Route 5 in a Mercedes Benz. A Toyota Camry, which was northbound on the southbound side, hit the Mercedes Benz head-on. The Driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver, whose name was not released, was rushed to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

Pennsylvania's Keith J. Williams Law Continues to Stand Up for Victims of Car Accidents

Keith J. Williams Law continues to represent victims of automobile accidents, as well as anyone else who has suffered a personal injury due to another party's negligence throughout Pennsylvania. Anyone searching for a car accident attorney in Bucks County, PA, or another nearby area is encouraged to contact Keith J. Williams Law for assistance.

Acumen Business Law Works to Protect Intellectual Property Across the Media and Entertainment Industry

LogoOwnership of work in the Media and Entertainment Industry can be tricky to handle. Copyright treats creative works such as poems, books, paintings, films, photographs and more as intellectual property, which then has an author, which is the creator of this work. When a business commissions work to an outsourced supplier, or employs someone to create a new work, such as a brochure or a website, copyright law can help clarify who has ownership of that work, and agreements can be put in place. When it comes to the media and entertainment industry, copyright laws are essential, as cases of people stealing artwork, plagiarism, sampling music, and more, are quite common.

EleVia Software Announces Compliance Readiness for New Payment Process Laws

LogoToday, EleVia Software announced solution readiness to help architecture and engineering firms across North America deliver prompt payments to make sure that contractors, subcontractors and workers are paid on time to meet new compliance requirements. EleVia Payables Approval & Tracking (PAT) solution provides Deltek clients with the solution to consistently meet these new payment requirements with built in automation, alerting and tracking.

The Law Offices of Zapicchi & Liller LLP Defends Those Facing Criminal Charges

Last year, New Jersey had a violent crime rate that was 33.8 percent lower than the national median, and property crime rates that were 40.2% lower. Despite this, people still find themselves committing crimes and facing prosecution all year round across the state. As the leading criminal lawyers serving Hamilton Township, NJ, and nearby regions, The Law Offices of Zapicchi and Liller LLP are experienced in defending those facing criminal charges.

The Law Offices of Darwin F. Johnson Explains the Consequences of Filing a False Workers' Comp Claim

Any claimants caught pursuing false workers compensation claims within the state of Georgia could face both civil and criminal penalties. The reputable Atlanta workers compensation lawyers at Darwin F. Johnson advise that if found guilty, fraudulent claimants can face civil fines of up to $10,000 and criminal charges of twelve months behind bars.

Mining Company and EEOC Resolve Sexual Harassment/Retaliation Lawsuit

LogoNorthern Star (Pogo) LLC, an Alaska-based gold mining company, agreed to pay $690,000 and provide other relief to resolve a discrimination and retaliation action. 

Oklahoma State Troopers Are Continuing Their Investigation Into the Causes Behind a Fatal Motorcycle Crash That Took the Lives of Two Women, the Driver and Passenger

LogoThe driver of the 18-wheeler, who was not injured, stated that he slowed down the rig because of rain. Troopers speculate that the reduced speed of the truck; combined with slippery conditions and possible lack of visibility, contributed to the crash. Investigators pointed out that rainy conditions can create serious risks for motorcycle riders. The surface of the roadway becomes extremely slick, especially when the vehicle is not equipped with tires that provide control and stability. Many experts advise not riding in wet conditions at all, and avoiding hitting the road shortly after rainfall. The roads are coated with brake fluid, oil, grime, and debris before it rains. Once the rain starts, these materials form into a deadly concoction on the pavement.

Florida Driver Licenses Receive Security Upgrades

LogoSome of the new security changes being implemented in the new licenses include a tactile security feature located on the front of the license. The magnetic strip typically seen on the back of the card is no longer there.

Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Attorney Robert M. Geller Joins Money Talk Radio Live on Air on Friday June 28, 2019 to Discuss Bankruptcy Topics

LogoTampa Bay Bankruptcy Attorney Robert M. Geller will appear live on the Money Talk Radio Show this Friday, June 28th at 9:00 am ET to discuss a variety of issues related to bankruptcy and financial matters.

Princeton NJ Employment Law Attorney Honored to Speak for the PSG Professional Service Group of Mercer County

The Kingston Law Group is an attorney practice specializing in employment law. One of their founding partners, Hanan Isaacs, will be doing a presentation for the PSG, Professional Service Group, of Mercer County.

Supreme Court of the United States Denied Certiorari

LogoThe underlying dispute in this lawsuit involves the Department of the Interior's decision to approve a casino property in Terral, Oklahoma; in fact, a small town in the southern part of the state that is just miles from the Red River.

Preparing for the Arrival of a Florida Storm

LogoThe initiative is being called Prepare Florida and it features a broad array of homeowner resources and information discussing anything and everything that involves major storms. Among the tools found on the website, visitors will find an emergency preparedness toolkit, a comprehensive guide regarding natural disasters, as well as information on insurance-related issues such as the assignment of benefits, flood insurance claims and the process involved, and what homeowners can expect if and when they file a hurricane-related homeowners insurance claim.

Florida Healthcare Law Firm Specializes in Business Law Lawyer for Medical Professionals

Florida Healthcare Law Firm, a leading litigation lawyer in Florida, is situated in the prime Delray Beach location. With a highly dedicated team of healthcare lawyers, who have a combined legal experience of more than 150 years, work closely with healthcare professionals and healthcare businesses only.

Ask Corradino and Papa, LLC: How Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

LogoIf you’ve recently suffered an injury that wasn’t your fault, you might think you won’t be able to claim compensation or receive a generous payout because of your pre-existing condition.

H. Ronald Klasko, Managing Partner of Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP, Receives AILA Founders Award for Second Time

On June 20, 2019, at the Annual Conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association in Orlando, Ron Klasko was awarded the Bar Association's highest award, The Founders Award. Presented to the person or organization "who has had the most substantial impact on the field of immigration law or policy", the honor has only been awarded three times in the last decade. AILA has bestowed this award upon a member of the association on only five occasions, and Ron becomes the first person in the history of the organization to be twice honored with this award. Previous recipients of the award include President Truman, Supreme Court Justice Douglas, Senator Kennedy and Congressman Rodino.

Tadross Law Booking New Clients in Need of a Bankruptcy Law Firm

Every year, over one million people declare bankruptcy in the USA. Bankruptcy is a financial solution to help absolve a certain amount of debt associated with an individual or a business. Tadross Law, a law firm made of debt settlement lawyers who serve Montgomery County, PA, and beyond, is pleased to announce it's booking new clients in need of a bankruptcy law firm.

The Law Firm of Morgan Rooks, PC, Informing American Workers About Recent Study on Quid Pro Quo Workplace Sexual Harassment in New York

LogoThe Law Firm of Morgan Rooks, PC, home to the trusted workplace sexual harassment lawyers of South Jersey, provides professional legal representation for a wide variety of clients who have experienced sexual or disability harassment, retaliatory termination, or the denial of FMLA rights over the years. As a result of a period of nearly three decades of sexual harassment and assault cases, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) at Cornell University recently presented a study which had some unsettling statistics on the prevalence of this type of harassment.

Fatal Oklahoma Accident Points out Dangers and Risks of Teen Drivers

LogoAccording to an article published by Oklahoma's KFOR News Channel 4, there is speculation that the age of the driver was a factor. The accident, which claimed the life of a 12 year-old-boy, also injured several other juveniles who were 18 years old and younger. Two injured females, aged 12 and 13 years old, were transported to local emergency departments in serious condition. Another 14-year-old girl was taken to a trauma center in critical condition. An 18-year-old male and 17-year-old female were treated and released. Though investigators are pursuing all potential causes and didn't reveal the age of the driver, the accident highlights some key concerns regarding younger motorists.

Too Many Americans Have Not Written a Will

You would be hard pressed to find a person who actually wants to discuss the subject of death. The fact is that we would all prefer to go through our lives pretending that it will either never happen, or just sort of sneak up on us, like a sneeze! Although no one can really blame themselves for not wanting to think about their eventual passing from this mortal coil, there is one thing that many never consider, but should: their will.

How Mediation Replaces Discord with Harmony in Legal Disputes

For all parties involved in litigation, the process can mean anything from stress and anxiety to financial damage and a damaged reputation. These shortcomings with this adversarial format were identified in the US as far back as the 1970s, when a new approach was first mooted – mediation.

Why Children's Best Interests Matter Most and How Mediation Protects Them

Whatever the context, legal disputes are often unpleasant, emotional and confrontational. This is intensified in disputes among families, where conflicting emotions and resentment come to the fore, cascading beyond the central dispute to also affect wider family members.

UW Coach's Wife and Daughter Killed in Wrong-Way Accident

LogoAccording to a WISN 12 report, the accident occurred on an early Saturday morning in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The assistant coach, his wife, their 13-year-old son, 9-year-old daughter, and family dog were all in the vehicle when they were struck head-on by a driver going the wrong way. The coach and his son are the only ones to survive the crash.

Good Samaritan Dies in Arkansas Pedestrian Accident

LogoThe victim had parked on Interstate 55 and was walking along the shoulder to approach a semi truck that had crashed. According to the Arkansas State Police report, the truck had toppled onto its passenger side, prior to the pedestrian accident. The deceased was attempting to help the trapped driver out of the truck when he was hit by a passenger vehicle. His death adds to the list of more than 190 people who have died in traffic crashes in Arkansas so far in 2019.

Washington State Governor Signs a Bill to Erase Marijuana Misdemeanors

LogoAccording to a recent article in The Seattle Times, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill pertaining to marijuana convictions. Once the new law takes effect, most people with misdemeanor marijuana convictions will be able to have those convictions erased. To be clear, recreational marijuana is legal in Washington. However, people convicted of marijuana offenses prior to legalization continue to face criminal consequences. Indeed, many Seattle residents must identify themselves as having a criminal record for an offense that is lawful in 2019.