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Sweetwater School District Sued Over Student Breaking Ankle at Castle Park High School

A Castle Park High School mother, Aysha Ali, is preparing to sue Sweetwater School District claiming that her son’s broken ankle could have been preventable. (CBS8, 2022). According to news outlets, on August 9th, 2022, Ali’s son broke his ankle during an outdoors P.E. class. Her son, a sophomore at Castle Park, was doing high knees …

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Allegations Against Boys & Girls Clubs of America Continue to Grow

The Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is a national organization of local chapters that provide voluntary after-school programs for young people. However, for years a number of sexual abuse allegations have been made against BGCA. According to an article in the Hearst Connecticut Media investigation there have been more than 250 reports and allegations of …

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Are Our Phone Calls Being Recorded?

The famous skincare brand Dermalogica is now paying over $1 million in damages after a lawsuit uncovered the brand unlawfully recorded phone calls with consumers in California. (News Law, 2022). The recorded calls involved calls to the company’s customer service representatives where consumers would ask questions about orders and products. The settlement will be paid …

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What to Do If Victim of Data Breach

In today’s digital age, data breaches affecting users are too common. The most terrifying aspect of a data breach is its ability to affect millions or even billions of people at once. Infamously, websites and applications such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yahoo! have all faced cyberattacks leading to the data breaches of millions of users. …

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Military Members: What to Do if You or Loved Ones Face Water Contamination

Water Contamination affecting Military Members. The consequences of water contamination are far more dangerous than what meets the eye. Unfortunately, those who reside on military bases and ships are even more likely to be at risk of their water being contaminated. Effects of Fuel Consumption Sometimes, it is obvious when your body has come in …

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The Made Whole Doctrine: California Making Insured Residents “Made Whole” Again After Accidents

The Made Whole Doctrine: California Making Insured Residents “Made Whole” Again After Accidents You may have never heard of The Made Whole Doctrine, but if you have been injured in an accident, California is making insured residents whole again after accidents. Being injured in an accident often leaves victims financially, emotionally, and physically burdened. Victims …

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Learn How to Get the Most Out of Your Insurance Claims!

Insurance companies want to pay out as little as they can on claims. They want to pay the bare minimum when it comes to car accident claims. When it comes to dealing with insurance companies, it may be beneficial to learn a few tricks of the trade. No Recorded Statements Required Many insurance adjusters handling …

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Look Up! Falling Trees & Who’s Responsible When a Falling Tree Injures Someone

In 2012, San Diego resident Michael Burke was awarded $7.6 million from the city after a fallen palm tree left him paralyzed. (NBC7 San Diego). The massive settlement blamed the city for the fall due to improper inspections. Burke urged the city to take steps to ensure trimming and inspections of palm trees.   When …

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Having Issues with Your Landlord? Know & Understand Your Rights as a Tenant

Landlord-tenant laws vary from state to state. Luckily, the state of California is known to be a very tenant-friendly state. As a tenant, it’s important to know what state laws exist that can protect you if any issues arise with your landlord. Additionally, it’s important to understand what circumstances you can rightfully bring a lawsuit …

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Medical Malpractice Settlements: Family Won $95 Million in a Lawsuit Over Dental Work

According to the Texas newspaper Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a 4-year-old little girl was left unable to see, speak, walk or eat after what was supposed to be a routine dental procedure. The girl’s family attorney claims that she was supposed to be sedated when the dentist began drilling, but she started to scream and began convulsing. …

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