After A Multi-Car Accident Don’t Do This

You were traveling on a busy highway when all of a sudden the car in front of you brakes. Instinctively, you react and apply the brakes in your vehicle. Unfortunately, the cars behind you either weren’t paying attention or didn’t have your cat-like reflexes and one after the other smashed into each other. Your vehicle […]

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 […]

Can I Sue Facebook?

A few days ago it was revealed that up to 50 million Facebook user’s personal information was extracted and used by a third party without user’s consent. What that really means is the user’s accounts were breached and the data received was or currently is being used by a company outside of Facebook’s control. Well, […]

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 […]

Professional Conduct and the Use of Social Media

Have you ever wondered why lawyers can’t say they are the best? Okay, maybe you have never thought that, but it’s something that lawyers have to be aware of when posting to social media or any media of the sort. There are rules that lawyers, due to the nature of their profession, have to follow. […]