Month: October 2018

In 4.6 Seconds You Could Be Dead

In 4.6 seconds- the average time texting drivers take their eyes off the road, the driver, passengers, and people in other vehicles could be dead. Each year over 5,000 people lose their lives to distracted driving accidents. Many of those accidents involve drivers using cell phones to talk, text, or post on social media. Even though the danger is evident, […]

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When Police Brutality Ends in Death

When police brutality ends in death, surviving family members can bring civil suits against the people and other entities that are responsible. By taking a stand, survivors can help ensure police killings are reduced in the future. In 2017, a record 1,129 people were killed in the United States at the hands of police officers. This was more than the […]

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Who Is Liable When a Child Is Injured on a Field Trip?

When a child is injured on a field trip, schools and parents need to know who is liable. This is not always easy to determine when children are off school property because additional elements like foreseeability, responsibility for supervision, and proximate cause must be evaluated. In some cases, multiple entities may be responsible for field trip injuries. School and Field […]

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