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- DUI Laws - Questions Answered
Provided by HG.org
Driving under the influence arrests and charges are confusing and lengthy and may end in a license suspension or prison time with potentially additional fines. In some states, the laws do not require a suspect to take the field sobriety tests officers often ask in making a DUI arrest.
- A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: New North Carolina Law Regarding Body and Dash Cam Footage
Provided by Lincoln Derr PLLC
In North Carolina, footage from a law enforcement officer’s body or dashboard cameras is not considered a public record or personnel record according to a recently passed law that goes into effect October 1. North Carolina joins five other states—Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Oregon, and South Carolina— in making this determination.
- How Do You Know if Your Probate Attorney Is Qualified?
Provided by The Law Firm of Steven F. Bliss, Esq.
What Should I Ask an Attorney that Handles Probate and Estate Planning? Ask about their experience; ask them how many probates have they handled in the last 10 years, and ask if they’ve been sued for one.
- Supreme Court Addresses Breathalyzer Tests
Provided by Law Offices of Edward G. Appel
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that a North Dakota DUI law making it a crime to refuse a “deep-lung” breath test is unconstitutional.
- Importance of Filing Tort Claims Act Notice in New Jersey
Provided by Folkman Law Offices, P.C.
The New Jersey Tort Claims Act (“NJTCA”), N.J.S.A. 59:1-1, et seq., provides that “parties suing public entities must comply with strict requirements for notifying and suing those entities.” Feinberg v. N.J. Dep’t of Envtl. Prot., 137 N.J. 126, 134 (1994).
- Ashley Furniture’s Safety Violations
Provided by Rone & Kowalski, LLC
Accidents at work can happen anywhere. Ashley Furniture, the nation’s largest furniture manufacturer, recently settled claims of safety violations brought by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for $1.75 million. OSHA found numerous safety violations in the company’s manufacturing plants which it alleged caused over 1,000 worker injuries, including amputations.
- Go Realtime - Foreign Depositions
Provided by Planet Depos
Litigation involving foreign witnesses can be challenging. Paralegals will no doubt find that their cases will require the services of both deposition interpreters, also known as legal interpreters, and realtime court reporters who are up to the task.
- The Problem of Disabled Prisoners
Provided by Hebets & McCallin
On July 26 the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 26 years old. This civil rights act not only barred discrimination against those with disabilities but advanced services, accommodations and access across all public agencies.
- Are You Entitled to Commission after Quitting or Getting Fired?
Provided by Murphy Law Group, LLC
What employees need to know about the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law
- Should You Invest in a Resale Franchise?
Provided by Jurado & Farshchian, P.L.
There are many reasons franchisees decide to sell their franchise – life changes like death, divorce or retirement comes to mind – and if you are looking at investing in a resale franchise, you should neither discount nor leap into it without careful investigation.