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DWIs are bad enough. They get exponentially worse if a child is involved

DWIs are bad enough. They get exponentially worse if a child is involved

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If you’re a parent, your number one priority is to ensure the safety of your child. If you receive a driving while intoxicated charge and your child is in the vehicle, there is a good chance that you are failing this priority. In Pfl...
Texas Governor Declares Public Health Disaster for the First Time in More Than 100 Years

Texas Governor Declares Public Health Disaster for the First Time in More Than 100 Years

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For the first time since 1901, the governor of Texas has issued a public health disaster for the entire state. Gov. Greg Abbott made the declaration on Thursday. It goes in effect today, March 20, and will end at midnight on April 3. The ex...
Man who was beaten by undercover law enforcement may have his case heard before the Supreme Court

Man who was beaten by undercover law enforcement may have his case heard before the Supreme Court

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It’s been six years since James King was heinously attacked by two undercover officers in Grand Rapids, Michigan and he has still not received justice. At the time of the attack, a local police detective and an FBI agent were working ...
Study Reveals Maritime Injuries Cost Industry More Than $85 Million Over Six Years

Study Reveals Maritime Injuries Cost Industry More Than $85 Million Over Six Years

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You’re out at sea, surrounded by pristine water as you hustle around the cruise ship’s freezer. You bend your knees and lift, retrieving the box of frozen crabs to be served to the hundreds of guests drinking and enjoying their ...
The Surprising Reasons Why People Keep Falling Off Cruise Ships

The Surprising Reasons Why People Keep Falling Off Cruise Ships

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Cruise ships facilitate fun, relaxation and travel to exciting new places. Given the seemingly endless expanse of the ocean and seas, there is a reasonable expectation of safety that cruise lines provide for their customers. Research sugges...
Available Damages if a Driver Hits You While Texting and Driving

Available Damages if a Driver Hits You While Texting and Driving

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In the State of California, a distracted driver who has caused an auto accident can be held liable for the injuries and damages caused. In California’s fast-paced world, it is common to see drivers using their phones while driving, de...
The Constitutionality of Breathalyzer and Blood Draws in Ohio OVI Cases

The Constitutionality of Breathalyzer and Blood Draws in Ohio OVI Cases

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In the case of  Birchfield v. North Dakota (579 U.S. ___ (2016), the Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of a refusal to submit to warrantless blood alcohol content ((BAC) and blood tests. The Court confronted the following is...
Vaping at school can lead to felony charges and expulsion for students

Vaping at school can lead to felony charges and expulsion for students

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The way people smoke has evolved in the past few years, moving beyond paper to electronics. School officials in Texas are discovering vape pens may be filled with THC oil instead of tobacco. A report from the Texas Tribune detail...
The Importance of Risk Allocation In Criminal Defense Matters

The Importance of Risk Allocation In Criminal Defense Matters

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Inherent in the practice of criminal defense is the responsibility of attorneys to present their clients with options and evaluate the consequences of a given course of action. In crafting a cogent defense, the central question becomes whe...
In the wake of Kobe Bryant's Death, a Look at Wrongful Deaths and Helicopter Crashes

In the wake of Kobe Bryant's Death, a Look at Wrongful Deaths and Helicopter Crashes

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The world was shocked January 26, 2020 when a helicopter carrying basketball legend Kobe Bryant and eight other people crashed in the hillside outside of Los Angeles. Bryant was 41 years old. According to news station KRIV-FOX 26, the...
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