Previously, we explained that “Stingrays,” a.k.a. cell site simulators, are powerful law enforcement tools that allow police to track mobile phone users’ location and sometimes intercept their data transmissions. We also noted that in some cases, police have used Stingrays to track suspects without... 
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While the formula for insurance business success is mostly a no-brainer — get lots of exposure and build lasting relationships — there are a significant number of agents who do not know how to go about making that combination work for them. Once upon a time there was no social media to leverage and calling friends... 
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There are a few government programs, including Medicare and Medicaid, that can help pay for long-term care services. Each program has certain regulations concerning which services are covered, your eligibility for benefits, the length of time you can receive benefits, and your out-of-pocket costs. In order to prepare... 
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The wife of a patient who was treated at Northwest Community Hospital alleged that the hospital and many of its doctors committed medical malpractice when they failed to identify the signs and symptoms of her husband’s aortic dissection. She claimed that as a result of their negligence, his condition became worse,... 
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An Illinois family was stopped at an intersection with a turn signal on when their F-150 was rear-ended by a Nissan Versa. The impact caused the F-150 to spin into oncoming traffic, where it was T-boned by a Ford Expedition. A teen passenger was rescued by Good Samaritans and airlifted to the hospital in serious condition.... 
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Attorneys for Dawn Nettles have filed their Appellant’s Brief  in the 5th Court of Appeals in Dallas.  The brief asks the court of appeals to overturn the Dallas trial court’s ruling that GTECH has “derivative immunity”.  The Dallas trial court’s decision in Ms. Nettles case is directly... 
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We know that when drivers text, they are distracted. Distraction is a major catalyst for auto accidents. Motorists who cause crashes will be held liable to compensate for any resulting injuries. They may, depending on state law, even face criminal sanctions. But a new legal trend is emerging, one that involves the... 
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Police across the country are increasingly relying on a controversial surveillance technology to monitor and apprehend suspects. But after recent court rulings, cops are on notice that they must operate within the bounds of the Constitution or risk having vital evidence dismissed. The technology is cell site simulation,... 
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Making contact can mean any one of a number of ways, but for the purposes of this blog, making contact with a lead is making a personal phone call and sending a follow up email. When you have a set and consistent follow up routine, you may vary how you make contact. One month a phone call may be fitting. The next,... 
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A 22-year-old woman from Naperville, Illinois, was hit and killed by a motorist as she was walking with her dog across the street. The driver had insufficient insurance. The family of Emily Driscoll was awarded $250,000 in a wrongful death lawsuit. This was the maximum amount they could have won under these circumstances.... 
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