Month: August 2013


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Category: Auto Accidents

Vicarious Liability For Rental And Leasing Car Companies

 
Vicarious liability is a legal concept that means that one person is held liable for the bad actions of another person.  Historically, it was often applied to cases where there existed an employer- employee relationship.  For example, an employer could be held liable for the actions of an employee who harasses another employee during the course of employment.  Similarly, up until 8 years ago, eleven states had statutes that imposed vicarious liability on an owner of a rented or leased vehicle that would make the owner legally responsible for damage caused by that vehicle, even if the owner otherwise had no involvement in the incident that led to the damage.…

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Big Brother Is Watching: 4 Digital Apps That May Be Infringe Privacy

Think back to your high school English class. Remember George Orwell’s 1984? When you were 16, his vision of the future seemed pretty farfetched. Big Brother, the government leader, watching everyone over telescreens? Get real, dude! But several decades later, the idea of someone manipulating media power to gather personal information doesn’t seem quite so outlandish. In fact, Orwell’s vision is beginning to look somewhat prophetic.
 
Consider an article by the Huffington Post listing some of the creepiest mobile and online apps out there. Some of them, like the Butt Analyzer, are really too funny to be threatening. This app allows you to analyze the hotness rating of any butt on a scale of 1 to 10.…

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