Is Road Rage a Crime? Find out When It Can Be

Do you consider yourself an aggressive driver? Maybe you’re on the opposite end of the spectrum and find other people on the road to be rude, angry, or even violent.  Whichever scenario applies to you, you need to be aware of the legal ramifications of road rage. We are going to look at the question,…

Injured at Sea: How to Find a Maritime Lawyer

Hands up if you understand the role of a maritime lawyer? If your hand is down, you’re not alone. Unless you’ve been involved in a disaster at sea, the chances are that you don’t know much about Maritime law. The reality is that anything can happen at any time. It’s, therefore, better to always be…

Dear Bitter Butch: How Do I Get My Husband To Buy...

Dear Bitter Butch: When my husband and I were engaged he bought me flowers, huge amounts on my birthday (the day before Valentine’s Day) and Valentine’s Day. The other guys at work said he should stop making them look bad. I love flowers. He promised me he would keep doing it. In the twenty-one years…
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Comic Time: I’m Just Trying To Get Through My Day

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Peg Bracken Versus The FLYlady

When my older daughter was a baby, we needed a plumber for a broken faucet. The guy who came was running a probably-unauthorized side business hawking household products, and he pitched his product to me when he was done fixing the faucet: sink polish. “It’ll make your sink look new,” he told me enthusiastically. I…

Virginia Updates Bar Exam Dress Code to “Hipster Fabulous”

The Virginia Board of Bar Examiners have enforced a strict dress code of “proper business attire” for applicants during test-taking, much to the chagrin of recent law-school grads used to taking exams in pajama pants and ratty sweatshirts. After years of criticism, the Board of Bar Examiners for the Commonwealth of Virginia has finally relented…

Filing a Malpractice Claim?: How to Choose the Right Medical Malpractice...

Did you know that over a third of physicians in the U.S. have faced a medical malpractice or negligence case? That’s right! In fact, back in 2015, some states had a medical malpractice suit rate of more than 30 cases per 100,000 residents. Louisiana led the pack, with its rate of 44.1 malpractice suits per 100,000 residents. All…

Uber Car Accident: Can I Sue?

Imagine it. You’ve just had a great night out with your friends. You were the picture of responsibility, didn’t drive, and called an Uber or other rideshare service. Or maybe you are catching a late night/early morning ride from the airport and didn’t want to have to deal with parking. The next thing you know,…

Is Your Medicine Making You Sick? 8 Things to Know About...

PPIs are some of the most common gastrointestinal medications on the market. About 15 million people use them in the U.S. every year. Unfortunately, they’ve also been associated with disastrous health issues like kidney failure, bone fractures, and even death. As a result, thousands of lawsuits have been filed against PPI manufacturers. Have you taken PPIs and suspect your…

Dear Bitter Butch: How Do I Get My Mother-In-Law To Stop...

Dear Bitter Butch, My incredibly loving mother-in-law is the cleanest person I know. Her house, car, clothes, and body are all spotless. When we had children she said: “Please don’t let them be dirty.” When I send the kids to visit, she asks me to “send good clothes.” Although my house is relatively organized by…