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    Month: February 2015

    What Is Disorderly Conduct?

    What Is Disorderly Conduct?

    In most jurisdictions within the United States, disorderly conduct is a criminal charge. There are various actions that are considered disorderly conduct, including being intoxicated in public, disturbing the peace, loitering, and general acts of unruliness. Because there are many actions that can be classified as “unruly behavior,” disorderly [...]

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    Common Injuries Caused By Car Accidents

    Common Injuries Caused By C...

    A car accident is a traumatic event that leaves victims both physically and emotionally damaged. While the physiological pain can be tremendous, the impact of the crash can cause a number of very severe injuries and long lasting health problems. Learn about some of the most common physical injuries that may occur in a car accident. Traumatic Brain [...]

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    What Are Parental Responsibility Laws?

    What Are Parental Responsib...

    We all know that kids make mistakes, but if your child has been involved in a crime, you could be held liable for their actions. In an effort to combat high crime rates amongst minors, the United States has enacted various statutes known as parental responsibility laws. These laws hold parents or guardians liable for any damages or injuries their c [...]

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    What Are the Steps In a Car Accident Lawsuit?

    The 6 Steps of a Car Accide...

    After being involved in an automobile accident, there will be a million questions flying through your head: How do I get my car fixed? Who will cover my medical bills? When can I get back to work? What is going to happen next? At the Khonsari Law Group, we understand that being involved in a car accident is a stressful and confusing time. You need [...]

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    Punitive Damages: What You Need to Know

    Punitive Damages: What You ...

    The goal of any civil lawsuit is to return a plaintiff to the position he or she was in prior to an accident or situation. In order for a plaintiff to return to their “normal” life, the defendant is responsible for compensatory damages. For example, if you were in a car accident at the fault of another person, he or she will need to repair any [...]

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    Why Drug Court Works

    Why Drug Court Works

    Currently, America has the highest incarceration rate in the world. Some might believe that this is because we are a more dangerous country, or simply attribute it to superior police work. However, the true cause for our high prison population is something completely different. The Federal Bureau of Prisoners reports that drug offenders currently a [...]

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    What Is Wrongful Death?

    What Is Wrongful Death?

    In 2009, legendary musician Michael Jackson passed away from acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication after suffering from a cardiac arrest. Jackson’s death was eventually ruled a homicide after it was determined that his physician, Conrad Murray, administered the drugs in a negligent manner. Following homicide charges, Jackson’s father f [...]

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    What Is Negligent Supervision?

    What Is Negligent Supervision?

    When we allow someone to watch over our child or elderly relative, we trust him or her to be an attentive caregiver. This person now has the duty to care and protect our loved one to the best of his or her abilities. So when someone is harmed due to a lack of supervision, the caregiver should be held accountable. Read on to discover more about negl [...]

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    What is FELA?

    What is FELA?

    One of the more uncommon laws in the U.S. legal system is known as FELA. Short for the Federal Employers Liability Act, FELA is a United States federal law that protects and compensates railroad workers who are injured on the job. Prior to the law being established in 1908, there was no type of coverage or protection for injured railroad workers. U [...]

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    Trucking Accidents: What You Need to Know

    Trucking Accidents: What Yo...

    According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, every year there are over 500,000 trucking accidents that occur in the United States. Compared to regular motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents are catastrophic. Because commercial trucks are so much larger than personal vehicles, accidents involving trucks often result in severe i [...]

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