Stairways are an inherently dangerous feature of any structure. That’s why building codes are very specific about the standards required, which may vary depending on the type of structure and it’s function. It’s estimated tens of thousands of people in North America die as a result of stairway falls... 
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Captain of your own insurance agency? Are you in charge? Really in charge? Or are others just doing what they need to do to make it by every day? Is there a tried and true method in place for other agents to contact and follow up with leads? Does every employee have goals to achieve on a regular basis? Are your agents... 
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A Manhattan judge sentenced a hedge fund manager to probation rather than prison for securities fraud, saying that the defendant had taken responsibility for his crimes quickly. U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet sentenced Owen Li, the founder of Canarsie Capital LLC, to probation. The judge earlier indicated that he... 
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According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), some physicians and pharmacists are experiencing some confusion over the similarity of the names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medication. Although the FDA claims it is unaware of anyone who consumed the wrong medication, the agency said it received 50... 
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There are two main reasons people file lawsuits – to be compensated for damages resulting from the negligence of someone else and to bring awareness to prevent the negligence from happening to others. A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the farm where a 17-year-old girl was killed in a hayride crash... 
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It’s a fact. Online marketing is here to stay. It’s a trend with no end in sight. It is continually going through various iterations almost daily, meaning you need to have the right set of skills to keep up with the technology and keep on marketing your products and your services. Just remember, marketing, whether... 
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Two companies have sued the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeking to set aside the current H-1B visa lottery system. The H-1B visa classification permits a U.S. employer to offer a professional position to a degreed foreign national and employ that foreign national to work in such a position in... 
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Many parents who know the devastation caused by a birth injury. They have come face-to-face with how profoundly different their life is than the one they imagined before their child was born. They mourn for all the experiences their child will not be able to have.  And then, they take action. Pursuing a birth injury... 
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A pedestrian was killed and a bicyclist was injured when a hit-and-run driver lost control of her vehicle and jumped the sidewalk, striking both women. The driver continued at a high rate of speed before colliding with two vehicles, a Mini Cooper and a Toyota Camry, that were stopped at a traffic light. When her... 
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When you started your insurance agency, did you have the right business model? Did you have a clear understanding of how your income goals would be met? Did you study your market and understand what the statistics were telling you? Did you figure out the lifetime value of an insurance customer? These may seem like... 
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