Category Archives: General Interest
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
This lengthy, matter-of-fact video chart shows the staggering human cost of World War II.
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
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
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
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
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
There are several types of personal injury claims. Personal injury suits and the way they’re handled developed primarily from past cases. Past case rulings strongly determine future case rulings and statutes that are passed. A personal injury lawyer will listen … Continue reading
Saving for retirement may be lost on younger generations, but for those who spent years contributing to their 401K or IRA, the question shifts from, “How do I save?” to “How do I grow and preserve my retirement funds?” Some … Continue reading
There are some really fascinating ideas here, from HuffingtonPost.