59 criminal charges land 23-year-old a 5-15 year jail sentence

Dennis Drue was 23 years old when his car hit another vehicle, killing two and injuring two. Before the crash, Drue’s driving record was sadly impressive. It reflected five...

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Donated Kidney Useless in Face of Misdiagnosed Terminal Cancer

Geralda Mata Rodriguez died of previously undiagnosed, terminal cancer 11 months after a kidney transplant. Geralda Morales wanted to help her ill grandmother by donating a kidney to her....

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New Illinois law allows workers to sue third-party service organizations

On June 5, 2014, Senate Bill 3287 passed both houses of the Illinois legislature and was signed into law by Governor Quinn, becoming Public Act 98-33. The law eliminates...

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Illinois Cracks Down on Cellphone Use in Cars

Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) October 24, 2014 – Illinois state troopers are cracking down on motorists using cellphones in an effort to curb distracted driving, a major cause...

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Austin Oil and Gas Attorney Gregory D. Jordan Comments on Alleged Royalty Fraud Case

Austin Oil and Gas Attorney, Gregory D. Jordan Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) October 24, 2014 — The Texas Supreme Court has heard arguments in Hooks v. Samson Lone...

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Under the FMLA, Employers Have the Right to Ask for Medical Proof

Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) October 24, 2014 — The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is applicable to all state, local and federal government and private employers with...

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In Texas, No Justice For The Injured

The folks at Texas Watch have put together this great story on Texas’s medical malpractice reform.

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FACT GUIDE FOR NATIONAL TRUST TRAINING: THE IMPACT ON SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS

FACT GUIDE FOR NATIONAL TRUST TRAINING:  THE IMPACT ON SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS...

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Disregard their ambiguous names: living wills and powers of attorney are clearly key documents

Legal terminology can sometimes seem confusing, even misleading, to the layman. The names of some legal documents can suggest one meaning while actually operating as something else. Within estate...

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Florida Pill Mills Fuel Rising Number of Deaths by Drug Overdose

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics for 2011 indicate an increase in Americans fatalities from prescription painkiller overdoses. Many Americans associate death by drug overdose with cocaine,...

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