‘Bikelash’ On The Rise In Many Cities

By | April 6, 2017

One of the most biker-friendly cities in North America is not nearly as friendly as it used to be. Vancouver, British Columbia has about 150 miles of designated bicycle lanes, as city leaders have made a concerted effort to help people get out of their cars and be more active. Not everyone shares that perspective, and one critic… Read More »

Deciphering the “Dram Shop Law”: New York State’s Liquor Liability Statutes

By | April 6, 2017

A family goes out to dinner and is sideswiped by a drunk driver on their way home. A couple meets some friends for an evening out only to have it end in an assault in the parking lot by a bar patron who’s had way too much to drink. 

The Connection Between Sports and Drunk Driving

By | April 4, 2017

We take sports seriously in the United States. When our favorite teams play, we truly make an event out if it. We have buffets, tailgates, viewing parties and many other types of gatherings to host our friends and families as we root for our favorite athletes. We pay large sums of money for tickets to attend major sporting… Read More »

Making Sense of Private Property Vehicle Accidents

By | March 29, 2017

Ah, yes, the good old parking lot accident. Normally no injuries, but can result in quite a bit of damage. Most people are unaware of how to properly report accidents and it becomes even more confusing when you are on private property.  

The True Costs of an Injury

By | March 29, 2017

What price do you place on your health? What is your arm worth to you? How about your left leg? If you couldn’t use these limbs or, for example, if they were broken, how much would you pay to have them fixed? These questions might seem random, even nonsensical, but the truth is that many people are forced… Read More »

Can I Change my Lawyer?

By | March 28, 2017

Your lawyer represents your interests. They advise you, advocate for you and negotiate legal outcomes to your advantage. This arrangement is the same in both criminal and civil cases. You don’t need to be best friends with your attorney, but you should be able to speak freely to your legal counsel. You should feel confident about the advice… Read More »

Fed Investigating Ailes And Fox News Channel For Hiding Harassment Payouts

By | March 27, 2017

Overshadowed in coverage by the last election, the sexual harassment case against Roger Ailes of Fox News appeared not to get much media time. However, the allegations against Ailes are still in full swing as a number of reporters working for Fox News have allegedly either decided to jump ship or have been paid off to keep their… Read More »

New Arkansas Law Redefines Abortion Legalities

By | March 27, 2017

Quite arguably one of the biggest topics that any liberal worries about, especially a feminist liberal, is the potential that abortion laws in the US could be overturned and a woman could lose her right to choose. Liberals are fearing the “right to life” platform, which has been the cornerstone of both, the Republican and conservative movements across… Read More »

What Are My rights After I’ve Been Rear-Ended By Someone That Was Read-Ended?

By | March 27, 2017

Rear-End Collisions are quite common in motorist accidents.  In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 40% of all accidents that occur every year (6 million) are attributed to rear-ended collisions. Drivers have been growing increasingly distracted while driving – texting being a major distraction for many drivers. Rear-end vehicle claims can be quite complex… Read More »

Understanding Landowner Liability In California

By | March 27, 2017

One of the most persistent urban legends in premises liability law is the burglar who breaks into someone’s home, is injured, and sues the property owners. In a few cases, California landowners do owe a duty of care to trespassers, but such instances are quite limited. However, in most circumstances, landowners have more liability exposure than tortfeasors (negligent… Read More »