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Speed limiters to be required for large commercial trucks

Federal regulators are considering a new rule that would require certain large commercial trucks to install speed limiters. As soon as October of this year, commercial trucks in the U.S. that weigh at least 26,000 pounds and travel on highways with speed limits of 55 miles per hour or higher may be required to use […]

Attorneys Can Face Both Professional Misconduct and Malpractice Lawsuits

An attorney should always act in the best interests of the client. Truly, lawyers are “counselors of law” and should conduct themselves accordingly. This means, for example, that attorneys should not have conflicts of interest in representing their clients and should not fraudulently charge their clients. State bar associations and state supreme courts monitor the […]

Attorney Malpractice Insurance Laws

Lawyers have an ethical responsibility to their clients, the legal system and to the public to behave ethically and operate professionally and competently. If an attorney fails to behave ethically or perform up to a certain standard, he or she may be subject to a legal malpractice claim. A client who brings a successful malpractice […]

Ohio Implements New Texting Ban for Drivers

Distracted driving is a killer. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 3,000 people died in 2010 in motor vehicle accidents that involved a distracted driver. While a driver can be distracted by a variety of things, one of the main culprits is texting, which makes a driver 23 times more likely […]

A Brief Overview Of Wrongful Death Suits

It is always difficult when loved ones pass away, especially when someone else’s negligence or misconduct caused the death. In these cases, it is possible for the families of the deceased to pursue damages through a wrongful death lawsuit. What Is Wrongful Death? A wrongful death occurs when someone dies because of the negligence or […]