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Top Three Recent Nightmare Cruises

Being stranded without electricity, running water, and working restrooms in the middle of the ocean or vomiting throughout your weeklong dream holiday does not constitute a perfect cruise vacation. Unfortunately, more and more Americans are beginning to worry that when they sign on for a cruise holiday on the seas, they are going to face situations that are far from pleasant. News reports of food......
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The Most Prestigious Awards a Lawyer Can Earn

Lawyers love to pat themselves on the back, congratulate each other for a job well done, and hand out as many awards to each other as possible. The reason for this is pretty obvious: as attorneys, our reputation is a major part of the business. The better reputation an attorney has, the more clients he or she will have. The attorney will also get to......
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Is My Lawsuit Frivolous?

A frivolous lawsuit is a claim, suit, motion, or appeal that lacks a legal basis or a basis on the merits. Many times, frivolous lawsuits are used by attorneys to delay an outcome, harass or embarrass the opposing party. Typically, courts find that a claim or defense is frivolous when it conflicts with a judicially noticeable fact or is logically impossible. The Supreme Court has......
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10 Epic Law Firm Catch Phrases

Did you know that the word “slogan” has its origins in a similar sounding Scottish term for “battle cry”? Although law firm slogans and catchphrases may not be as cool as a Scottish war cry, below are some of the best, and worst law firm catch phrases we have come across. Generally speaking, catch phrases are supposed to set a firm apart from all of......
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What questions are commonly asked during personal injury depositions?

A deposition is a procedure that happens before a trial where one party asks questions to the other party in order to obtain information. Although depositions are not typically carried out inside the courtroom, the courts still play a role. Participants in a deposition may need to take an oath that they will state the truth before a judge, and if the deposition is compulsory,......
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5 Things Drivers Do To Kill Motorcyclists

Many studies show the high rate of accidents that kill motorcyclists across the United States. Despite all of this data, however, motorcycle accidents continue to occur at an alarmingly high rate. Even more frightening are the number of accidents that are caused by the negligence of other drivers. For example, according to the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly half of all......
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In The New Year, Pledge to Quit Doing These 5 Things While Driving

Last year we published a graphic describing the most common ways that the attention of drivers is removed from their primary task; safe driving. As we move into 2014, we want to urge drivers to pledge to quit becoming distracted while behind the wheel. We believe that if everyone would pledge to stop doing the following 5 things while driving, the roads would much safer for......
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5 of the Most Attractive Fictional Lawyers

Hollywood has always loved lawyers. For decades, many fictional lawyers have graced the silver screen. From Atticus Finch in the classic 1962 film To Kill A Mockingbird to Elle Woods in the blockbuster hit Legally Blonde, some of our favorite fictional characters are members of the bar. Other great legal films include 12 Angry Men, My Cousin Vinny, and Philadelphia. There have also been a......
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Eight Embarrassing Legal Blunders

From a divorce lawyer who slept with his client (and billed her for it) to a defense attorney who slept through his client’s trial, lawyers have been caught engaging in all types of bad behavior. In this post, we take a look at some of the most embarrassing legal blunders of all time. A few of the lawyers in this post were disciplined for their......
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