Understanding Punitive Damages

| February 13, 2015 | Comments (0)
Punitive Damages

There are two different types of damage awards the court can award the injured party: compensatory and punitive. While compensatory damages cover actual costs such as lost wages, repairs to a vehicle, and other things that have an actual monetary value attached to them, punitive damages are intended to monetarily punish those who’s conduct was […]

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Daycare Worker Arrested for Kicking Toddler. Abuse Caught on Camera.

| January 23, 2015 | Comments (0)
Lillian Roan Daycare Abuse

Daycare worker Linda Klemm arrested on child abuse charges after video of daycare abuse surfaces. A 48-year-old woman has been arrested after being caught on camera physically abusing a toddler at Kids Stop-N-Play daycare in Florida. Linda Klemm, of Tarpon Springs, Florida, was charged with child abuse after video surveillance showed her repeatedly kicking 16-month-old Lillian Roan […]

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New Laws Proposed For Texas in 2015

| January 9, 2015 | Comments (0)
New Laws Proposed in Texas for 2015

The 84th Texas Legislative Session is set to start in less than 2 months. As it stands, lawmakers are ready and poised to introduce more than 350 bills touching on things that Texans care about such as guns, education, transportation, health and lots more. Here’s a breakdown of just some of the bills that will […]

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Lawsuit Claims Years of Cover Ups by Catholic Charities

| December 8, 2014 | Comments (0)
Lawsuit Against Catholic Charities

According to a recent news article, the family of a sexual abuse victim filed a lawsuit against Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and a former program coordinator of the organization. The family claimed the charity has a history of covering up cases that involve sexual assault. The former employee of Catholic Charities is […]

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Car Safety Advancements, Both Past & Future

| November 5, 2014 | Comments (0)
Airbags & Car Safety

Video: How auto safety has improved over the past 45 years. Automobiles, Technology, and Safety Improvements Technology has come a long way since cars were first introduced. Of course, none of these changes have come about without opposition. In the 1950s (before the introduction of seat belts and without the number of interstate highways we […]

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Why is The Store Responsible For a Slip & Fall Accident?

| October 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
Slip and Fall Liability

According to U.S. law, invitees (think customers) are owed a level of responsibility by the business when it comes to ensuring that the premises are not hazardous. The business benefits from having customers on their property, and because of this, they have a duty to keep that person safe from preventable injuries caused by premises […]

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Texas Nursing Home Care Ranked WORST in Nation!

| October 2, 2014 | Comments (0)
Texas Nursing Home Care

A new report published by the Families for Better Care recently put Texas in last place when it comes to nursing home care. This report used eight federal measures to see the extent to which nursing homes and communities around the country took seriously their commitment to offering quality care for the elderly. The State […]

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Commercial Colleges Scamming Students

| September 8, 2014 | Comments (0)
Online College Lawsuits

Education experts estimate that higher education is a $400 billion dollar industry. The government is all for providing loans to individuals seeking a college education because of what it would mean for the country’s economy in the long run. However, not all higher education is equal. Some of these for-profit colleges are unscrupulous, unaccredited, and […]

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National Childhood Injury Prevention Week

| August 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
National Childhood Injury Prevention Week 2014

September 1st marks the beginning of National Childhood Injury Prevention Week 2014, with the event running through September 7th of 2014. Every year, thousands of children get injured in a variety of ways, and some of these injuries end up being fatal. As part of the National Childhood Injury Prevention Week awareness campaign, we’d like to […]

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Federal Hours of Service Rule Sees Thousands of Violations in 2014

| July 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
Truck Drivers Violating Federal Hours of Service Rules

There have already been over 120,000 violations of the federal HOS rules during the current fiscal period. The new hours-of-service rules prohibit commercial truck drivers from driving any longer than eight hours without taking an off-duty break of at least 30 minutes. While there are other provisions of the policy, drivers violate the 30-minute rule […]

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