Archive for February, 2015

Three Things You Should Absolutely Not Do After a Car Accident

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are about 5.5 million car accidents in the United States each year. Additionally, the most common cause of lawsuits in America is traffic matters, and many of these are personal injury lawsuits. Getting compensation after an accident is very much affected by what you do directly following an accident, but there are a few common mistakes that people make. Here are three of the worst things you can do after a car accident.
1. Leave One of the worst things you can do after a traffic accident is leave the scene. In many cases, it’s illegal to leave the scene of an accident, but it’s also import

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Four Ways the Fashion Police Can Actually Arrest or Fine You

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People often joke that if you make a faux pas like failing to match your jacket with your pants, the fashion police will come to arrest you, but — believe it or not — you can really get arrested for that. Carmel, New York has a legal statute requiring a men to match their jackets with their trousers when going outside.
What’s even stranger is that that’s not the only bizarre fashion law out there! Here are just a few more fashion laws you’d be wise to follow that were dug up in recent law research.
No, You Cannot Throw Knives at a Guy in a Striped Shirt.
Just because carnival performers throw knives at each other doesn’t mean you’re allowed to take a stab at it, especially in Natoma, Kansas. The tiny city has a legal statute expressly forbidding its denizens from flinging

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Technology Makes Its Way Into the Court Room

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Did you know that studies have shown that people retain about 15% of what they are audibly exposed to? However, that number jumps to 65% for things we are visually exposed to. This suggests that video is a much more thorough way to communicate with others. And when communication is most vitally important – in a court room – video deposition services can go a long way.
When presenting information to a jury, time and medium are of the essence. In addition to the format being important, it’s almost important to remember that jurors can experience some fatigue after hearing deposition questions for hours. It’s expected that afte

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