The Consequences of Automobile Accidents

Car accidents are often highlighted in the news. You always see drunk drivers rolling down embankments, reckless drivers crashing head-on to vehicles in opposite lanes, and even innocent drivers succumbing to mechanical problems and road defects. This is done to emphasize the gravity of car accidents. According to the website of the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, LTD., 32,719 people died in...

Slip and Fall: Causes and Injuries

A slip and fall accident occurs when an unsuspecting person suddenly slips, usually because of something slippery on the floor, falls down, and possibly injures himself. Certain damages are associated with this kind of accidents, including hospital bills, medication and rehabilitation costs, and lost wages for losing time at work. Someone has to be accountable for the damages, right? According...

Workplace Racial Discrimination

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace Racial discrimination exists in the workplace when an employer, coworker, or supervisor discriminates against an employee because of the color of their skin, their background, or anything else related to one’s racial identity. Racial discrimination in the workplace is strictly prohibited by several federal and states laws. The federal laws that address...

Medical Malpractice Basics

The Basics of Medical Malpractice Medical professionals carry an enormous amount of responsibility. Their actions and decisions can mean the difference between life and death. Because of this tremendous responsibility, medical professionals are held to a very high standard and must be held accountable for any poor decisions or miscalculated actions. Medical malpractice can be defined as...

Divorce and Child Support

Divorce and Child Support It is no secret that divorces can have negative psychological effects on children. Children of divorce often experience feelings of loss, resentment, anger, and confusion. Unfortunately, along with the emotional effects of divorce come the economic effects. In any divorce involving minor children, child support is mandatory. There are currently over 40 million parents...

Gun Silencer or Suppressor

Benefits of a Gun Silencer or Suppressor Purchasing a gun silencer or suppressor has become increasingly difficult in the US. However, the process of acquiring a gun suppressor is still worthwhile as the device has many benefits. Here are just some of the reasons to go through the process of buying a gun silencer: Silencers make gun use safer. According to the Suppressed Weapons System website,...

Regain and Remain Confident

The Chance to Regain and Remain Confident Cosmetic and plastic surgeries help improve a patient’s looks or correct a defect. Over the past years, these are the two services that millions of Americans have sought and required. While some individuals undergo one of these procedures due to a medical need, millions of others undergo a service to improve their physical appearance. Regardless of...

Holding NFL Officials Liable for Player’s Brain Injuries

Holding NFL Officials Liable for Player’s Brain Injuries Chris Borland retired from the NFL in March 2015, just a year after he was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. His retirement is due to concerns over head injuries inherent to the sport. He simply did not want to suffer chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) like some of the best NFL players,...

Benefits of Functional Capacity Employment Testing

The number of workplace accidents and injuries has greatly increased over the years. In a study conducted by IME Care Center, approximately 3 million workers were injured or became sick while performing their jobs. Aside from that, 4,679 employees died because of work-related accidents. The effects of workplace related injuries or death can have a devastating effect not only on the employee but...

Understanding The Basics of Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Every individual has the right to be employed regardless of their sexual orientation. This is a right protected by Federal and state labor laws. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, discriminating an employee because they are gay or lesbian is prohibited. Unfortunately, while there are laws that exists prohibiting sexual orientation discrimination, many employees are still...

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