Injured on the job

What to Do If You Are Injured on the Job

Thousands of people are injured on the job every year. A recent story in the Washington Post tells the story of a Sports reporter who was severely wounded while interviewing. The article illustrates some of the difficulties injured people face when they make claims and why it's crucial to get…

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Excessive Force

Racial Bias and the Use of Excessive Force

As America reels from the George Floyd incident, it's time to discuss how to fix the problem of law enforcement and the use of excessive force. The first steps are pretty simple.  Law enforcement agencies need to be more careful in hiring and then monitoring "Peace officers" ("peace officer" is…

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A Paid Day Off on Election Day

Congress recently introduced the “For the People Act of 2019” that would make the federal election day a paid holiday for all federal employees and encourages private employers to do the same. Several (13) U.S. States currently give state workers election day off with pay. Following Congress’ lead, the Leader…

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after a crash

What NOT to do After a Car Crash

You should do many things after being involved in a car crash. However, there are a few things you should not do after a collision. Most importantly, always call the police. If the other driver is hesitant to do so, especially if it's their fault, calling the police ensures the…

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New Arizona Laws for 2018

The Arizona Legislature has adjourned for the summer, but several new laws will go into effect soon, most on August 3rd. Here's a sampling of some of the new laws: Kid's Play: Recess for students mandated Senate Bill 1083 requires Arizona schools provide at least two recess periods per day…

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Cult Trafficking Victim Awarded $8 Million

A 27-year-old woman who was a cult trafficking victim for ten years has been awarded almost $8 million in damages by a federal judge in Kansas. She worked as an unpaid laborer in a variety of cities across the country. The verdict is believed to be the most significant, trafficking-related…

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