Category Archives: General Interest

Is Your Business Under Fire? 6 Ways to Find the Best Legal Representation

Combating legal issues is a situation that no business owner ever wants to endure, but it is a reality for many. When you find yourself in a legal problem, you want to ensure that you have the best representation to … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Rights in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

A personal injury lawsuit against you asserts that you were responsible for the care of the injured party, but you breached that responsibility by causing an injury to him or her. The personal injury claims are made under a negligence … Continue reading

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Civil Law: Knowing When and When Not to Appeal your Case

What is a civil case? A civil case is one in which criminal charges are not being filed and the case centers around rights to the use of private property. While there are numerous items encompassed in civil cases, some … Continue reading

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Cruise Giant Carnival Settles Disability Discrimination Claims With Department of Justice

USA Today reports that the Justice Department announced that cruise giant Carnival Corp. “will pay more than $400,000 in penalties and damages as part of a settlement over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).” The parent company of … Continue reading

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This Video Illustration Showing the Scale of Human Loss From World War II Is Devastating

This lengthy, matter-of-fact video chart shows the staggering human cost of World War II.

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Suit Alleges Blue Cross Overcharges Customers and Underpays Doctors

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia “has overcharged customers for health insurance while at the same time cutting payments to doctors outside of their coverage ‘network,’ according to a lawsuit filed this week that seeks class-action … Continue reading

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President Obama Marks 25th Anniversary of ADA

The AP reports that President Barack Obama this week “celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which he said has ushered in a ‘bright new era of equality, freedom and independence’ for millions of Americans.” Obama “was joined by … Continue reading

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Editorial: Recognizing The Scams That Exploit Seniors

An editorial in the Dallas Morning News takes about the vulnerability of seniors to financial scams. I’ve written many times about the trusting nature of our older generation, and how this can be a drawback in this time of crooks with … Continue reading

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Five Home Items Prime for Voice Recognition

Voice recognition is a powerful tool that’s currently used in everything from medical equipment to video games. It can be especially useful for senior citizens who lack the strength or mobility to get up and accomplish physical tasks. When it … Continue reading

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NHTSA Confirms Additional Takata Airbag-Related Death

Bloomberg News reports that NHTSA administrator Mark Rosekind in an emailed statement said that a seventh death has been linked to faulty airbags. Rosekind said, “After examination of the vehicle and other evidence, NHTSA has concluded that a ruptured Takata air-bag … Continue reading

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