The new year always brings new year’s resolutions. Many people make resolutions to get in better physical or financial shape. However, people often forget the new year is a great time to make sure your personal wishes and plan for your family after your passing are addressed. Additionally, the new year is an opportunity to…

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Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have uncovered a new and valuable link between people who suffer from a spinal cord injury, and then develop brain damage as a result. The study has found that “spinal cord injuries (SCI) can cause widespread and sustained brain inflammation that leads to progressive loss of…

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Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year. Because so many people are crowded into stores and malls, trying to buy the very same things you are, your chances of being seriously injured by people or your surroundings can be high. We want you to have a safe shopping experience on Black Friday,…

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In 2012, a man named Michael Becker was in a car accident when his son, who was driving, hit a pole. Mr. Becker sustained some injuries, and after speaking with his personal injury attorney, he filed a lawsuit against Ford, who manufactured his truck. The details of the truck accident case go on, but all…

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In today’s digital world, new laws governing the internet, cell phones and peoples’ rights to privacy arise quite often. While many of these laws have been in favor of government interests, such as national security, on Wednesday the Supreme Court ruled in favor of privacy. As of Wednesday, police can no longer casually search your…

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Word is that the unofficial criminal defense slogan of Coachella is “Come on vacation, leave on probation.” It’s a catchy motto but with Bonnaroo only a month away, it’s one that makes us nervous. If the 2014 Bonnaroo event is anything like the ones in previous years, we’re looking at almost 100,000 people in 530…

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Last year a survey was conducted and Tennessee ranked #1 in violent crimes in America. Sexual assault and rape were in that violent crimes category. Statutory rape, however, is a particularly difficult crime to place, as it’s different from forcible rape. In other words, you can be convicted on a statutory rape charge even if…

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