Telltale Signs of a Distracted Driver

Woman on the phone while driving

There are places where you just shouldn’t use your phone: in the theater, at an important meeting, or at a restaurant. One of these recognized places should be behind the wheel, since distracted driving – like texting or eating while driving – results in thousands of lives lost per year, having claimed 3,450 lives in …

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Can We Protect Our Seniors? The Problem of Elder Financial Abuse

Elderly woman using a laptop

In 2011, an elderly gentleman went to the US Senate to testify against elder abuse. He was only one of many seniors who experienced financial and psychological abuse from their caregivers, especially family members. But this gentleman was no ordinary man. He was Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney. Rooney’s testimony to the US Special Senate Committee …

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Defining Legal Terms: Why Being “Pre-Approved” and “In Principle Approval” Won’t Guarantee a Loan, Credit Card Application, or Other Deals

Pre-Approved

Let’s say you’re in a bank applying for a home loan, a credit card, or any type of financial deal. Over the phone or prior to arrival, a banker informed you that you were approved in principle or pre-approved. But after you get there, you leave empty-handed despite thinking you were going to walk out …

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Personal Injury FAQs

personal injury

Personal injury law, also called tort law, allows injured persons to go to court and recover damages for the losses that stem from an accident. With proper legal representation, an injured person can obtain financial compensation and “feel whole” again after suffering harm due to another person’s carelessness. Below is a list of common questions …

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