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November 20, 2015

Yesterday, Former Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle was sentenced to serve 15 years and 8 months in federal prison by Federal Judge Tanya Walton Pratt. This is about three years more than federal prosecutors had been requesting – and it’s nearly triple the minimum five-year sentence that Fogle’s team was seeking…
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November 15, 2015

Although schools can be valuable places of learning for children, they may also expose kids to some risks and harm, especially when certain products are around. Looking to identify the items that cause the most injuries to schoolchildren each year, researchers at HealthGrove recently analyzed nearly two decades of data…
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November 9, 2015

The types of damages that personal injury settlements cover will vary from case to case, depending on the nature of the claim and the specific injuries and losses the plaintiff incurred. In general, however, personal injury settlements include compensatory damages. In some cases, punitive damages may be available as well….
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November 6, 2015

When medical professionals make mistakes that cause you harm, consulting with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer can be the best way to find out your options for financial recovery. While you do not, of course, have to prepare anything for your first meeting with an attorney, if you do have…
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October 31, 2015

Treatment from medical professionals typically starts with the diagnostic process, which can involve blood tests, imaging tests, biopsies and/or other assessments. While making the right diagnosis can be tricky and can take some time, especially when people may be suffering from multiple conditions, tragically, doctors (and others) don’t always perform…
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October 26, 2015

Every U.S. worker has the right to a safe work environment, free from risks that could cause workplace accidents and injuries. That is why the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is dedicated to enforcing workplace safety regulations and penalizing the employers who fail to abide by them. OSHA also…
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October 23, 2015

A total of $1 million dollars has been distributed to 10 victims of former Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle, with each victim reportedly receiving $100,000 in restitution. Four other victims could receive their restitution payments within the next month or so, satisfying the $1.4 million restitution payment Fogle agreed to pay…
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October 20, 2015

From Oct. 19th through the 24th, officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are sponsoring National Teen Driver Safety Week, calling on parents to take action to promote safe driving behaviors among teen motorists. Pointing out the importance of this campaign, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has explained…
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October 18, 2015

When medical negligence harms you or someone you love, meeting with an attorney can be the first step in the road to recovery and justice. During this meeting, which is free and doesn’t obligate you to anything, you can get important answers about your rights and options. To ensure you…
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October 15, 2015

Maybe – whether you have to pay taxes on a personal injury settlement will depend on the nature of the award and, specifically, whether it is intended to compensate you for physical injuries or illnesses. Personal Injury Compensation that Is Not Taxable In general, compensatory damages for physical injuries will…
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