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Your Smartphone Could Be Causing You Sleep Disorders

May 2, 2014

Sleep Disorders From Smartphones If waking up was hard for you this morning, your smartphone might be the one to blame. Emory Sleep Disorders Laboratory, Medical Director, Dr. David Schulman, reported that using your device right before you go to bed may make it harder to fall asleep. Checking your email, Facebook, Instagram, and other social networks makes…

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New Verizon FamilyBase App Helps Teen Parents

April 28, 2014

FamilyBase App Helps Parents Protect Teens Nearly 78% of teens have a cell phone and three in four of those teens have access to the internet. If you know a teenager, it is safe to say, they like to use their smartphones. Most teens have access to texting, video chatting, and apps with social networking.…

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Facebook Blunders: Creating Evidence That Can Hurt Your Case

April 15, 2014

Facebook Can Hurt Your Case Facebook is a part of modern America, along with other social media like Twitter and Instagram. Pictures, plans, and friendships are posted and highlighted. It’s not private, especially not in modern litigation, even though you might have limited who can access it. Anything you post on Facebook might be used…

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National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 4, 2014

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month In 2012, 3,328 people died in a distracted-affected crash and 421,000 people were injured due to crashes involving a distracted driver. Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from focusing on driving.  These distractions can not only affect you, but anyone around you. Because text…

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What can you do to stop distracted driving

March 21, 2014

Stop Driving Distracted Even though most people know how dangerous texting and calling while driving is, the majority of those people still continue to do so. The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA defined distracted driving as “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. All…

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6 Email Etiquette Tips You Do Not Want to Forget

March 13, 2014

Email Etiquette As a lawyer, you know that communication is one of the most vital parts of your business. Whether it’s between you and your coworkers, your clients, or business related persons, your emails should reflect the professionalism of you and your firm. -Respect: No matter who you are writing too, it can sometimes be…

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iPhone sized device that could aid car hackers

March 10, 2014

Technology could hack vehicles while being driven, could aid car hackers You are probably familiar with car-jacking, but with technology expanding to vehicles people now have to worry about ‘car-hacking.’ A small handheld device could connect to your vehicle’s internal network and command everything from the windows and headlights to steering and brakes. The device…

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Melton Family Commends NHTSA Probe into GM Cobalt Recall

February 27, 2014

News Release Melton Family Commends NHTSA Probe into GM Cobalt Recall February 27, 2014.  ATLANTA, GEORGIA (February 27, 2014- Ken and Beth Melton, parents of a 29-year-old Georgia woman who died in crash linked to an ignition switch defect, praised the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for opening a Timeliness Query into General Motors’ recall…

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How to prepare for your personal injury case

January 28, 2014

How to prepare for your personal injury case When you are the victim of an injury whether it is a car accident, slip and fall, or any other sort of negligence, it can be easy to lose track of the details. If you plan on pursuing a lawsuit, you will need to be able to prove with evidence…

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Woman Pulled Over and Given Ticket for Wearing Google Glass Behind Wheel

November 6, 2013

Woman Pulled Over and Given Ticket for Wearing Google Glass Behind Wheel When pulled over for allegedly speeding in California, Cecelia Abadie was also cited for wearing Google Glass behind the wheel. Later, Abadie posted to her Google+ page a picture of the ticket with the caption, “A cop just stopped me and gave me a ticket…

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