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California is the number one state when it comes to paying out for dog bites

California is the number one state when it comes to paying out for dog bites

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When it comes to claims of dog bites and claims paid out for their injuries, California ranks number one. That is based on data from State Farm, which designated the Golden State as the top state for dog bite claims in 2018. Acco...
Uber reports it has low fatal accidents but does not reveal vital statistics

Uber reports it has low fatal accidents but does not reveal vital statistics

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Uber recently released its U.S. Safety Report on its number of fatal accidents. On the surface, the report is positive since Uber drivers experience less automobile crashes than the national average. But upon deeper inspection of Uber&rsquo...
January is divorce month, according to family attorneys and online analytics

January is divorce month, according to family attorneys and online analytics

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Merry Christmas and single for a new year? January has earned the dubious distinction of “divorce month” based on both analytics kept by social media companies and attorneys who are well versed in family law, according to ...
Pets are increasingly being added to prenuptial agreements

Pets are increasingly being added to prenuptial agreements

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Houses, cars and bank accounts are a few assets that can be expected to be added to a prenuptial agreement when two people are getting married.  These days however, dogs, cats and other pets are frequently part of the prenuptial agree...
Texas now gives first-time DWI offenders a second chance

Texas now gives first-time DWI offenders a second chance

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First time Driving While Intoxicated drivers in Texas will receive some relief, thanks to a new law regarding intoxicated driving in the Lone Star State. Those charged with their first DWI in Texas can get deferred adjudication, where the ...
Why more women are getting DUI arrests

Why more women are getting DUI arrests

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Driving under the influence of alcohol is always a serious crime that plagues our society. This is an issue that seems to have been in the public conscious for decades. What seems to be new about drunk driving is the amount of women who ar...
These women defended themselves from their abuser. Then they ended up in prison.

These women defended themselves from their abuser. Then they ended up in prison.

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Marissa Alexander fired a warning shot in her Florida home in 2010 to scare off her estranged, abusive husband. By 2012, Alexander as convicted of aggravated assault and sentenced to 20 years in prison. A survivor of abuse, Alexander and ad...
Common myths about sexual harassment and sexual violence

Common myths about sexual harassment and sexual violence

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The majority of Americans agree that sexual harassment and sexual violence is terrible and need to be addressed in our society. What isn’t so clear are the myths surrounding sexual violence against women. Whether it’s because o...
What are the California Workers Compensation Laws?

What are the California Workers Compensation Laws?

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In California, the Division of Workers’ Compensation determines the amount of money that people injured in accidents at work or sickened by occupational diseases can receive to cover their medical expenses. California has drafted its ...
Rule proposed by Trump administration would allow faith-based groups to deny LGBTQ parents

Rule proposed by Trump administration would allow faith-based groups to deny LGBTQ parents

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Foster children searching for stable and loving homes may face yet another barrier to find a permanent home if a rule proposed by the Trump administration is enacted. Former President Barack Obama introduced a rule that added sexual orient...
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