Slip and Fall: Who is Liable?

If you trip, or slip and fall, and you’re on someone else’s property, who is liable for your injuries? Say you get out of your car to go into a doctor’s appointment, and right in the walkway - but not in plain sight - is a rock. You trip and injure yourself; in fact,...

read more

High School Student Sues His School: Does He Have a Case?

A Hillsboro, Oregon high school student is suing his school district claiming that they violated his First Amendment rights. Addison Barnes was suspended when he wore a t-shirt to school that the principal didn’t like. His shirt featured the words, “Border Wall...

read more

Breaking Up Via Text Message: Who Gets the Ring?

The romance began on a golf course in New York. Two years later, during a vacation in Florida, Louis Billittier proposed to Christa Clark with a $53-thousand dollar diamond ring. Billittier was 53-years old - Clark 36. Despite the age difference, they were by all...

read more

A Seclusion Room as Punishment. What Would You Do?

Imagine that you found out your child had been placed in a seclusion room in school for punishment. What would be your reaction? This very thing happened to one little boy, and his parents filed a lawsuit. Cecilia and Kevin Wilson’s son, Ryleigh, was put into a dark...

read more

When Legal Marijuana Use and the Law Conflict

Many states have approved the use of marijuana for medical purposes; others have approved its recreational use. But what happens when certain laws come into conflict with others? A Colorado woman is learning the answer to that question in a most unusual and, some...

read more

Flying with Your Baby: What’s Legally Required?

Traveling with children is always hectic, whether you travel by car or by plane. The rules for car travel are fairly simple: all babies and children (up to a certain height and weight) must be secured in an approved car or booster seat. While the FAA does not require...

read more

Keep Your Backyard Pool Safe and Protect Yourself, Legally

As we go into the hottest part of the summer season, many folks hit the pools and waterways for enjoyment and relief. So it is a good time to review some pool safety tips. If you have a backyard swimming pool or hot tub, make it safe for your guests and family, and...

read more

How Far Would You Go to Save Your Child?

Of course you would do most anything to save the life of your child. One woman is fighting the government to save her daughter, Jordan. One of Doreen Gummoe’s twin daughters was born with Francini anemia, a rare inherited blood disorder that destroys bone marrow and...

read more

When You Are Responsible for the Actions of Your Children

Most states have parental liability laws making parents responsible and liable for any damage caused by willful or malicious actions causing personal injury. In some states, parents are also responsible for damages done to a place of worship. The monetary amount for...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This