A Texas woman has filed a lawsuit against the school district that formerly employed her as a secretary at a public school. She alleges that she suffered discrimination and harassment during the time that she was employed there. Tesha Faith Garganta filed the lawsuit against the Spring Independent School District on... 
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VA Secretary Bob McDonald testified to the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee that the department has 336 buildings nationwide that are less than half-occupied, many of which are completely unused. The combined maintenance cost for such sites totals above $24 million each year. Secretary McDonald also pointed out... 
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As baby boomers move up in years, the need for caregivers grows larger.  Included in this population of caregivers is one demographic unknown to most of us.  These are the youth ages 8-18 who help look after a loved one in poor health or disabled and there are about 1.3-1.4 million of them. 60% of these young caregivers... 
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Auto accidents often bring emotional, physical, and financial hardship for seriously injured victims. While life is not easy after an auto accident, it is even harder to fight for a quick and fair settlement. When the lawsuit drags on, the financial impact for plaintiffs living paycheck to paycheck can be devastating.... 
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Special Education Waiver Proposal Threatens Student Services By Marion Walsh, Esq. and Sandi Rosenbaum, Special Education Advocate On March 4, 2015, between 6:30-8:00, the Lower Hudson Valley Special Education Advocacy Task Force will be holding a Policy Discussion Forum at the Arc of Westchester to discuss the... 
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By Marion Walsh, Esq. and Sandi Rosenbaum, Special Education Advocate On March 4, 2015, between 6:30-8:00, the Lower Hudson Valley Special Education Advocacy Task Force will be holding a Policy Discussion Forum at the Arc of Westchester (The Gleeson-Israel Gateway Center, 265 Saw Mill River Road (9A), Hawthorne,... 
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Wearable devices that track the movements of users to help them with personal fitness goals can also produce evidence that can be used in personal injury lawsuits. The first known case to use data from the popular FitBit device is now underway. The plaintiff in the personal injury claim was injured four years ago,... 
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Ten families affected by the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Bushmaster, the company that made the Bushmaster AR-15 that Adam Lanza used to kill six adults and 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The lawsuit accuses Bushmaster of... 
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Driver fatigue usually does not receive as much attention as drunk driving. In this Chicago Injury Alert episode we talk about how it can be just as dangerous.  Read More →
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A store that welcomes customers onto its property has a duty to keep them reasonably safe. An “unreasonable” condition that contributes to a fall can lead to an injury claim against the store. Any number of conditions might create property owner liability if a slip and fall accident occurs – defective... 
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