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September 8  • 

Reading, writing and … litigating? The implications of injuries at school

Our children spend close to 40 hours per week at school; inevitably, accidents occur. Who is liable, and what are a child's rights?

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August 3  • 

Crash compensation: Who helps victims’ families in the wake of MH17 disaster?

Airplanes are still the safest method of transportation, but with three large-scale disasters in recent months, it doesn’t feel like it.

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July 1  • 

Step right up: Circus and fair safety in the spotlight

Performers put themselves at risk with each death-defying stunt, while carnival-goers face dangers from unsafe rides and unsanitary food.

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March 26  • 

How to Respond and Report Animal Abuse

If you make a report of alleged animal abuse, the responding agency is required to investigate. Learn how to spot animal abuse and stop it before...

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September 4  • 

Can Third-Party Texters Be Held Liable for Accidents?

New Jersey has recently set a precedent for the future liability of third-party texters sending messages to people they know are driving.

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January 8  • 

Why Your Icy Driveway Makes You Liable

If someone slips on your icy public sidewalk, it’s your responsibility and you can be held liable. But, what about your private driveway, stairs...

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October 30  • 

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

Halloween is supposed to be scary -- but it can turn into a real-life nightmare if someone gets hurt. Use common sense to avoid obvious safety...

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October 10  • 

Why Does Hazing Persist?

What is the psychology behind hazing, and why does it persist despite the dangers? And why hasn't it been universally outlawed?

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July 18  • 

Is Your Pet a Liability?

Pets are like family for most of us, and we love them unconditionally. It may have not occurred to you that Buddy or Tiger could ever be a liability.

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June 7  • 

Take Control of Your Workplace Injury

You might be tempted to just ignore workplace injuries or deal with them on your own, but you do have rights and may be entitled to compensation....

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