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Update: Uber and Lyft Lawsuits on the Rise, Riders Stay Safe, Drivers Be Aware

In our first series of articles related to Rideshare apps such as Uber and Lyft, we went into great detail regarding the requirements that need be met to be employed by the platforms. In this article, we’re providing our Uber and Lyft riding readers what they need to know should they find themselves in an accident while on a ride. We’ll always provide important information Rideshare drivers (or “partners”) need to know whether or not they’re transporting passengers.

Update: Medical Malpractice: Doctors Should Be Diligent, Patients Protected

The law is there to protect victims of crimes–negligence, recklessness, assault, and medical malpractice to name a few. When one becomes injured at the hands of another who did not take their best interest into account before acting in a manner that they were aware could cause serious harm, the law stands to provide those victims with justice.

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Deposition, Mediation, Litigation: What Do They Mean For Your Case?

Crime documentaries presented in various formats (news, tv series–fiction or non–and most recently on Netflix) always present witnesses during "depositions". It's often hard for those unfamiliar with the practice of law, or who have not taken part in litigation themselves to fully understand the difference between mediation, litigation, and deposition.

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Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents Can Be Catastrophic, Fatal: Part 2, Spine Injuries

Spinal cord injuries resulting from an accident can cause severe damage to the central nervous system, leaving the patient in the hospital with months or years of recovery ahead of them. After a hit-and-run accident that leaves a pedestrian injured, many of the most common injuries are sustained in the neck, back, and spine due to the force of being struck by a vehicle. These injuries are considered catastrophic; however, they are not the only injuries that occur as the result of a hit-and-run. Broken bones, CRPS, and concussions are also common. What makes spinal cord injuries catastrophic? This article...

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