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The Civil Rights of Juveniles

  Recent news has shown students marching against violence that has occurred in their schools and against the actions of legislators working opposite their interests. Many schools have also threatened punishment for students from other locations who decide to join the movement. Depending on the nature of the school and the status of the student, [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:33:52+00:00March 21st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Civil Rights of Juveniles

Reports Detail Massive Influx of OxyContin and Other Painkiller Drugs into Small Towns

Rural communities struggle to fight opioid epidemic Recent reports by The Washington Post and the Charleston Gazette-Mail have called into question why tens of thousands of powerful synthetic opioid painkiller drugs have been pouring into small rural towns. Even as state and federal lawmakers have begun to investigate, the damage has already been done to hundreds of families who [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:35:55+00:00March 14th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Reports Detail Massive Influx of OxyContin and Other Painkiller Drugs into Small Towns

Know Your Rights

The first step in protecting your rights is to know what they are. Parts of our legal system will take a gamble about your ignorance to push unjust results through the system. All citizens should be aware of what rights they are entitled to. Civil Rights for Everyone Certain civil rights are extended to all [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:34:55+00:00March 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Know Your Rights

What To Do If You Are Injured in a Train Accident

  Train accidents occur more often than you think. They are responsible for approximately 1,000 deaths in the United States each year. When a derailment or collision to another automobile occurs, trains can cause damage to property and injury to people. Railroad companies, as well as commuter rail lines,  do not guarantee their passengers’ safety, [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:36:52+00:00February 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What To Do If You Are Injured in a Train Accident

Have Police Brutality Cases Increased Over Time

The past few years have shown a large increase in the number of reports of police brutality cases, especially against people of color. Some might wonder whether or not police brutality has increased over time, or if reporting has just gotten better. The answer to that question is murkier than what news reports would suggest [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:37:30+00:00February 21st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Have Police Brutality Cases Increased Over Time

Common Types of Civil Rights Cases

  The history of civil rights is an important theme in our nation’s history. At the start of our union, while there was an ideal for certain civil rights, this ideal was only extended to a few. As time passed and people struggled, these first civil rights were extended to the disenfranchised. Further, additional civil rights [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:38:14+00:00February 14th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Common Types of Civil Rights Cases

5 Signs of Employment Discrimination

There are many situations where discrimination occurs in the workplace, however, the signs are not always obvious. Discrimination can be very subtle and difficult to prove. Facing employment discrimination can undermine a person in their workplace, causing anxiety, depression and other stress-related injuries. No one wants to work in a negative and hostile environment.   [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:44:32+00:00February 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Signs of Employment Discrimination

Can I Sue After an Accident Caused by Winter Weather Conditions?

  With winter comes dangerous driving conditions. Black ice, heavy snowfall, roads that have not been cleared of snow and other bad driving conditions can all make it more difficult to control your vehicle and avoid an accident. Each year, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:46:02+00:00January 24th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Can I Sue After an Accident Caused by Winter Weather Conditions?

The Dangers of Chemical Exposure

  Modern chemistry is at the base of many technologies and unfortunately, many chemicals are harmful to the human body. Both employees and employers have to take precautions so that we can take advantage of these helpful substances without causing undue harm. Occasionally an employer doesn’t provide adequate protection. This can cause lifelong conditions. Employers [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:46:54+00:00January 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Dangers of Chemical Exposure

Common Misconceptions about Workers’ Compensation

  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, last year, 2.9 million Americans were injured in the workplace. The expectations of compensation and support for employees who are injured can be misleading, but with the right facts, receiving work benefits won’t be so challenging. Here are some of the most common misconceptions about workers' compensation: [...]

By |2019-09-26T18:47:58+00:00January 10th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Common Misconceptions about Workers’ Compensation