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Practical and Legal Ways to Deal with Social Media Blackouts

Freedom of speech is a simple concept. Think Ben Franklin and his printing press. Social media is little more than a modern day Franklin permitting citizens an opportunity to state their opinions in a daily newspaper for free. Since today’s Franklin owns the paper, ink and printing press, the law permits him to decline to […]

The Rise Of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has been around since the dawn of the automobile, but over the last few years it’s on the rise. The culprit…the proliferation of social media accessible mobile devices. I saw this recently on a Facebook friend’s post… “I almost got killed today while driving, by a teenager on her phone who almost broadsided […]

Responding To An Interrogatory

The last few weeks have been a blur. You were involved in an automobile accident that put you in the hospital. You suffered a broken leg, torn rotator cuff in your left shoulder and countless lacerations and bruises. Your doctor has prescribed that you not return to work for at least 12 weeks. All you […]

Live Video and Your Medical Malpractice Claim

Over the last decade, social media has changed the way businesses (especially, doctors and surgery centers) communicate with their audiences. Whether they are fans, friends, followers, patients or clients, social media has made it possible to answer questions in real time without the need of a phone call, fax or email. Throw in live video […]

Pavement Defects and Motorcycle Crashes

Motorcycle accidents do not always involve other vehicles.  Serious and even fatal single-motorcycle crashes can occur because of poorly designed or poorly engineered roads.  Roads are designed to take into consideration the various users who will be accessing it (cars, trucks, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians, for example) so that people have the visibility and information […]