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Virtual Court Hearings

Virtual Court: Can They Zoom Away Right to Appear in Court?

Can courts guarantee constitutional rights by holding virtual court? The coronavirus pandemic changed many things in our daily lives.  As of this writing Covid-19 challenges continue.  Schools, restaurants, small businesses and others struggle to comply with ever changing rules and requirements But what about the courts? While lots of people […]

Bad Drivers, Massachusetts

Bad Drivers: The Worst States, The Worst Habits

Bad drivers clog the highways everywhere. Three states topping the national list of awful drivers with bad records exist in New England. Step aside, New York. Three New England states fill out the top five slots in a nationwide ranking of states with bad drivers. In a study updated in […]

past medical records

When Insurance Companies Demand Past Medical Records

Question: How far back can an insurance company go in requesting past medical records?  I had a car accident and herniated a disc.  The claims adjuster sent a form telling me to sign letting them get medical records going back 15 years.  Can insurance companies demand medical records going back […]

Old Latin legal terms

Latin Legal Terms. Legalese and Plain English

Law schools teach the new generation of lawyers to write clearly in contrast to old muddled legalese, but even now, Latin legal terms persist. Despite attempts to use plain English some older Latin words and phrases simply won’t go away. Certain Latin terminology finds itself deeply embedded in legal culture. […]

The Dark Side of Insurance

The Dark Side of Insurance

Deep down in the dark side of insurance lurks a story about one major insurance company. First of all, it defied court orders for 10 years refusing to disclose details on how it handles claims. Held in contempt of court, Allstate fought court orders requiring disclosure of their relationship with […]

People don't know how to drive in a rotary

How To Drive in a Rotary

Crazy as it sounds, lots of people don’t know how to drive in a rotary. Common sense and experience tell us to yield to traffic already in the rotary, wait for a safe opening and then proceed. Simple, right? It’s not a game of chicken. Unfortunately rotaries provoke heated controversy.  […]

Bodily injury settlements after an accident

Bodily Injury Settlements After an Accident

Question about bodily injury settlements: “I was injured in an auto accident five months ago. I was not at fault and the person that caused the accident has no car insurance.  At this point my chiropractor just released me after treating neck and back soft tissue injuries.  The chiropractor’s notes […]

when they suspend constitutional rights

How Can Government Suspend Constitutional Rights?

What does it take to suspend Constitutional rights? It’s hard to imagine anyone who seriously thinks it’s OK to simply tear up the Constitution. At the same time most reasonable people agree something had to be done to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Dictators face little trouble ordering […]

Fatal Accident Statistics

Less Traffic – More Fatal Accidents

With less traffic on the roads, more fatal accidents? What? When traffic volume goes down on the roads, you’d think the number of car accidents would also go down. Unfortunately, that common-sense thought proved wrong. While the amount of traffic went down due to “stay-at-home” orders during the height of […]

Courts After Covid-19

U.S. Legal System After Covid-19

The U.S. legal system after Covid-19 may or may not look like it did before the pandemic. What changes will people in need of legal services see after the shut-down? The “new normal” for the legal system may bring fundamental change. Then again, after unprecedented shut-down measures, long range permanent […]



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