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Year: 2016

It is a general assumption that the busiest time of year for amusement park crowds are during summer months. Although we’re moving into colder seasons, year-round theme parks like Walt Disney World are currently in the throes of the highest foot traffic of the year- the amusement park sees the…

There are nearly 6 million motor vehicle crashes each year in the United States, according to the US Department of Transportation. 22% of these are directly related to adverse weather conditions, and 24% of these weather-related incidents occur in snow or icy conditions. Winter conditions in the northeastern US can…

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is charged with the enforcement of Federal laws that prohibit discrimination by employers against employees and those seeking employment. The types of discrimination that are covered under these laws include discrimination due to race, color, origin, sex, equal pay, pregnancy, sexual harassment, genetic…

Insurance companies owe their customers a duty of “good faith” when a claim is filed. This is the law in every state in this country. This means that when you file a claim, the insurance company MUST treat you fairly and honestly. The insurance company MUST act properly and promptly…

Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional such as a doctor, nurse, or a pharmacist deviates from a specific standard of care and either negligently or intentionally causes harm to a patient. In other words, malpractice generally arises when medical professionals fail to competently perform a procedure or other medical…

Bicycle accidents can result in serious injuries, and in some cases, the accident may be fatal. Even with helmets and reflective clothing, bicyclists are vulnerable to injury when riding on busy streets and when crossing busy intersections. In 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that nearly 750 bicyclists…

Car accidents occur all too often, and the chances are that you will be involved in a car accident at some point in your life. While many accidents happen on roadways, you might be surprised to learn that the number of people injured or killed in nontraffic accidents, such as…

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