An infant in hospital care was left for ten minutes without oxygen in 2009. The hospital failed to provide him with proper airway support or enough oxygen, leaving him with permanent brain damage. The boy is now four years old and requires intensive care to live daily life. His family has filed a lawsuit asking for... 
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A lot of momentum seems to be developing for the idea that Austin will ban drivers from using hand-held devices while driving.  In February, the Austin City Council appointed a Distracted Driving Study Group to look at the problem of distracted driving.  On Monday, the study group released a memo recommending that... 
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When someone dies without a valid will, his or her condition is called “intestacy.” Each state has its own laws for determining how the deceased’s estate is divided in cases of intestacy. When the deceased’s spouse is still living, all community property (meaning property acquired during the marriage)... 
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The owner of three Florida pill mills that made millions of dollars has received a 15-year prison sentence. Zachary Timothy Rose pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges and was facing up to 30 years in prison, but he received a reduced sentence after he testified against doctors who worked with him and employees of the... 
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A Michigan man was arrested July 9 on suspicion of driving under the influence, after his SUV struck a bicyclist in Ada Township, east of Grand Rapids. The bicyclist, a Grand Rapids man of 52, was cycling up a hill on Egypt Valley Avenue when the SUV hit him from behind. Authorities said he died upon impact and that... 
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Concrete flooring has grown in popularity over the last few years, and not just for use in the commercial sector. Concrete is gaining a real following with eco-conscious homeowners who want something a little different. The material lasts for more than a lifetime and is chic, impressive and unusual — not to mention... 
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Americans’ life expectancies have risen considerably. A male who has reached age 65 is now expected to live to age 86.6, and a 65-year-old female is expected to reach age 88.8. With more people living longer, there is more time to enjoy the golden years — but also a greater possibility that the elderly... 
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People approaching retirement age have a choice to make regarding Social Security retirement benefits. Many people choose to start receiving retirement benefits early, which is possible starting at age 62. However, the earlier a person begins receiving benefits, the less he or she gets — up to 30 percent less than... 
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In any divorce, each party has to be smart and also realistic in terms of what the new reality of their life will be post-separation and post-divorce.  The money that was spent on a life together is now being split to maintain 2 separate lifestyles.  Before you sign your marital settlement agreement, consider these... 
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When two people decide to part ways, they may not be on speaking terms with each other, but may still want an amicable settlement that can be done efficiently and quickly without the intrusion of lawyers fighting a costly battle for the rights of their clients. Whatever your issues are with each other, you need to... 
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