Month: September 2013


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Category: Personal Injury

Is There Life After Frankenstorm?

How Are Americans Holding On in the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy?
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Category: Personal Injury

How Personal Injury Law in the US Differs from UK Legislation

I work in the UK as a personal injury lawyer and used to have some pre-conceived ideas about US legislation.  We often hear in the English press about personal injury claims running into the millions of dollars with our cousins over the pond.  For example, the person who spilt coffee in their lap and managed to sue a large fast food chain is a well-documented example.
 
However, I’ve recently spent some time working over in the States and so am now in position to dispel some of the ideas I used to have.  As a result, I thought I would put together this short article to explain what I feel the main differences are between personal injury claims in both countries.…

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Category: Auto Accidents

The Wheels on the Bus Go Upside Down – A Look at School Bus Accidents

 
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Federal Government Reports Suspiciously Good School Bus Accident Statistics
 
Kids across the nation are back in school now after summer break, and while many parents are experiencing a sense of relief (how do you keep those kids entertained for three months?) others, especially parents of first-time students, are feeling pangs of worry. What grades will your kids make? Will they make friends? Will they be heartbroken when they’re not accepted to the varsity team? But one thing parents generally do not worry about is the school bus ride. After all, the kids will be sitting with their friends, and it’s not often that you hear about school bus crashes.…

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Authorities Should Be Held Liable for Crimes at the 10 Most Dangerous Colleges in America

 
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Students at These 10 Colleges Face Significant Dangers
 
As the weather cools and the days get shorter, young adults across the country are preparing to head back to college. Excited about classes, activities, and yes, partying, few college students are overly concerned about their safety in the coming months. However, according to a 2012 investigation by Business Insider, thousands of American college students have sufficient and plentiful reason to be concerned about their safety at school. The journal compiled data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, as well as data recorded for the Clery Act to compile a list of the Most Dangerous Colleges in America.…

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