Monthly Archives: July 2014

A Swan Attack Leads to a Wrongful Death Lawsuit and the NHTSA Investigates the 2014 Chevy Impala – Podcast

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation of the 2014 Chevrolet Impala. Plus, a swan attack leads to a wrongful death lawsuit on this month’s Chicago Injury Alert.

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GE Oil & Gas Employee Files Lawsuit Alleging Race Discrimination

A Harris County man has filed a lawsuit against his employer, GE Oil & Gas, claiming that he was discriminated against because of his race. Gaspar Salas filed the lawsuit in the Southern District of Texas on June 12. The

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Repeat drunk driving offenders are not uncommon

Despite drunk driving campaigns and a series of laws relating to DWIs, repeat drunk driving offenders remain common. James Fisher has been arrested 12 times since 1991 for driving while intoxicated. Fisher’s last arrest took place just after his release

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Throwback Thursday

As July wraps up, we are officially in the dog days of summer. I think everyone could use a little break, so take a few minutes and check out these videos we have done over past couple years. Remember, with

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How Do I Settle A Claim With An Insurance Company Amicably?

This is another question I recently received. A person was injured in a car wreck, they submitted a demand letter, and tried to negotiate, but the insurance company was stonewalling them.  What are they supposed to do? There isn’t a

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Why choose to buy exclusive Medicare supplement leads?

Fair question. Exclusive leads are more expensive. But there is good reason for that. Exclusive leads give you far more control over and efficiency in your work because the contacts in them come only to you. Each lead has been

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Four-Month-Old Infant Left Without Oxygen for Ten Minutes

An infant in hospital care was left for ten minutes without oxygen in 2009. The hospital failed to provide him with proper airway support or enough oxygen, leaving him with permanent brain damage. The boy is now four years old

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Will Austin Ban Use of Cell Phones While Driving?

A lot of momentum seems to be developing for the idea that Austin will ban drivers from using hand-held devices while driving.  In February, the Austin City Council appointed a Distracted Driving Study Group to look at the problem of

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Navigating intestacy for surviving spouses in California

When someone dies without a valid will, his or her condition is called “intestacy.” Each state has its own laws for determining how the deceased’s estate is divided in cases of intestacy. When the deceased’s spouse is still living, all

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Owner of Florida pill mill sentenced to 15 years in prison

The owner of three Florida pill mills that made millions of dollars has received a 15-year prison sentence. Zachary Timothy Rose pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges and was facing up to 30 years in prison, but he received a reduced

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