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Driver Fatigue in Taxis and Ride-Share Vehicles Put Passengers at Risk

a nervous driver, car accidentDriver fatigue has a major impact on car accidents involving commercial taxis, ride-share vehicles, and other transportation services. Extreme fatigue, chronic sleepiness, and sleep disorders are assoc...

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How Bankruptcy Affects Wage Garnishment

bankruptcy sign, debt lawyerBankruptcy places an automatic stay on any wage garnishments used to satisfy obligations to creditors. Until the stay is lifted, creditors cannot continue with collection actions against the debt...

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Dashboard Selfies and Videos: The Latest Distracted Driving Threat

driving while watching cellphone, personal injuryAdvanced technology has inspired an alarming new trend of drivers taking selfies and videos with their smart phone cameras while driving. This popular new trend is putting ...

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Understanding Time Barred Debt in Nevada

debt sign, fdcpa violationConsumers are not required to repay debts that are beyond the statute of limitations for collection, also known as time-barred debts. However, the law is not cut and dry, and it is important to understand what cons...

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Youth Football Proposes New Rules to Reduce Brain Injuries [infographic]

Youth football leagues have drafted a new set of rules for players in younger age groups to reduce head trauma and brain injuries. Rules will focus on well-rounded athleticism and put less emphasis on physical contact between players.

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CFPB Cracks Down on Credit Repair Scams

agent handshake, credit repairThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is taking active measures to crack down on credit repair scams. A number of scams have proliferated since the financial crisis of 2007 and the ...

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When Nursing Home Abuse Becomes Sexual

elder with staff, nursing home abuse injuryElderly nursing home residents often fall victim to sexual abuse perpetrated by nursing home staff, and even other residents. Women and men are victims of sexual abuse in nursing homes, and many ...

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Summer Grilling Accidents can Put You in the Hospital

gas grill with meat_personal injury lawyerOutdoor grilling accidents put many people in the hospital every year. During summer months, our Las Vegas personal injury lawyers at Cogburn Law Offic...

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When a Round of Golf Leads to the ER

golfing, personal injuryGolf courses have a duty of care that includes making sure golfers are safe from accidents and injuries from the time they tee off to the time they go home. It is not uncommon for a relaxing trip to the golf course t...

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Common Short Sale Issues

house for sale_debt lawyerA short sale is a sale of real estate that allows mortgagees who are underwater on their loans to quickly sell their property and get out from under the debt. Short sales are ideal for properties that are valued le...

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