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Accidents Caused by Texting and Driving - Penalties and Liability


Most drivers will admit to driving while distracted at some point or another. Whether it's putting on makeup, eating, or texting while driving, we've all done it. Although any type of distracted driving is generally frowned upon, none compare to the danger of texting while driving. Reading and/or sending a text message is the leading cause of distr...

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Rights and Duties of an Advocate


Introduction An Advocate in this sense is an expert in the field of law. Distinctive nations' lawful frameworks utilize the term with fairly varying implications. The wide proportional in numerous English law-based wards could be an advocate or a specialist. In any case, in Scottish, South African, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Polish, South Asian and South American locales, advocate shows a legal advisor of predominant arrangement. "Backer" is in a few dialects a honorific for attorneys, for example, "Adv. Sir Alberico Gentili". "Promoter" additionally has the regular significance of standing up to help another person, for example, persistent backing or the help anticipated from a chose legislator; those faculties are not secured by this article. In India, the law identifying with the Advocates is the Advocates Act, 1961 presented and concocted by Ashok Kumar Sen, the then law priest of India, which is a law go by the Parliament and...

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Fасіng business bankruptcy for buѕіnеѕѕ оwnеrѕ may ѕееm dаuntіng. If уоu аrе a sole proprietor tо уоur business, уоu саn gеt rіd оf buѕіnеѕѕ and реrѕоnаl debts аt оnе tіmе іf уоu fіlе a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Thіѕ dоеѕ nоt necessarily mеаn thаt you wоuld lоѕе your business, аѕ іt could bе аn аѕѕеt thаt is eligible fоr exemption. Yоu соuld ѕtіll run уоur business after business bankruptcy, whіlе beginning to re-build уоur credit. Hоwеvеr, if уоu аrе not the ѕоlе proprietor and you оwn thе buѕіnеѕѕ as a раrtnеrѕhір or соrроrаtіоn, you wоuld lіkеlу be forced to ѕеll the buѕіnеѕѕ assets as part of thе lіԛuіdаtіоn рrосеѕѕ tо settle the debt оwеd. If уоu саnnоt ԛuаlіfу for a Chapter 7 bаnkruрtсу, уоu mіght bе еlіgіblе fоr a Chарtеr 13 bankruptcy. If you аrе a ѕоlе рrорrіеtоr, уоu соuld wоrk оut a рауmеnt рlаn thаt thаt wоuld аllоw уоu tо kеер...

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The Stark Law and Self-Referring

Stark Law has three provisions that govern how Medicare and Medicaid patients can be referred by a physician to a facility in which the physician has financial interest. The Stark Law history is based in concerns over physicians self-referring. The law is named after Pete Stark, the US congressman who initially sponsored the bill. When doctors have financial interest in patients, blurring the line between patient and customer, the Stark Law governs interactions and behavior to protect the interests of the patient from intrinsically powerful life sciences companies and medical organizations.   Whether a physician owns a facility to which she is referring a patient, or whether she has an investment or compensation relationship with the facility, there is a concern about conflict of interest. The question is asked, did the doctor refer this particular patient to this facility because this is the best place to meet the patient’s needs, or...

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Work Related Injuries On The Rise Among Older Workers

Older Workers

More and more, early retirement is a thing of the past. The number of older people in the workforce has increased in the last decade. Workers aged 55 and older accounted for 19% of the U.S. workforce in 2009 compared to 12 percent in 2003. They comprise the fastest-growing segment of the working population according to federal officials. This means that work related injuries among older workers will continue to rise. Although these workers do not have an increased risk of injury overall compared to younger workers, they are at a higher risk of suffering more serious injuries. Fractures and hip injuries are seen more commonly in older workers for falls from stairs, ladders and heights. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in 2009 of all the nonfatal injuries that resulted in lost work days, 210,830 of the injuries, or 17%, occurred among older...

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