Monthly Archives: December 2015

9/11 First Responder Law Renewed

Congress has renewed a law providing health-care benefits for 9/11 first responders. The $8 Billion program was approved as part of an omnibus spending bill. Over 33,000 first responders have developed illnesses related to 9/11. New York workers’ compensation attorney … Continue reading

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Orange County Traffic Among Nation’s Worst

According to a recent study, Orange County’s I-405 Freeway has the second-worst traffic bottleneck in the country. The study also found that six of the ten worse traffic bottlenecks are in the Los Angeles area. Newport Beach car accident attorney … Continue reading

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States Cut Mental Health Funds

Fewer states are increasing their spending on mental health services, according to a recent study. Arizona, Kentucky and Arkansas are among the eleven states that have cut their mental health budget this year. Suicide attorney Skip Simpson notes that access … Continue reading

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Four Injured in Ambulance Crash

A collision between a dump truck and an ambulance has left four people injured in Pasadena, Texas. Police say the dump truck swerved, causing its load to overturn, crushing the ambulance cabin. According to accident attorneys at Smith & Hassler, … Continue reading

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Construction Safety Hazards in New York City

According to a New York Times report, construction accidents disproportionately affect immigrant workers, many of whom are undocumented. The report also found most accidents could have been prevented with adequate safety measures. Construction accident attorney Edgar Romano says subcontractors should … Continue reading

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Pemiscot County

A 29-year-old man was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Pemiscot County. The pedestrian was walking down a highway at night when he was hit. Jonesboro Accident attorney Bobby McDaniel warns drivers to remain cautious when driving down … Continue reading

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Federal Bankruptcy Form Overhaul

Starting December 1st, redesigned federal bankruptcy forms go into effect. The new forms will be organized by debtor type. They feature simpler language, a longer opening petition form, and better integration with online systems. According to South Carolina bankruptcy attorney … Continue reading

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