The Invention Of The High Five

The story of the invention of the high five is the stuff of legend. People too young to remember might believe that the high five was around in prehistoric times. How else would cave men greet one another? While we might believe that Victorian [...]

California Man Convicted of Homicide Sentenced to 77-Years of Prison

An individual convicted of a 2011 murder in California recently lost what is likely his final appeal. The man was sentenced to 77 years in jail; he was convicted on the following charges: two counts of attempted murder, shooting at an occupied [...]

Military Investigates Alleged Sexual Assaults

Due to two separate military sexual assault cases in 2012 led to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordering a review of the background records of all service members occupying positions of trust, such as sexual assault response coordinators and [...]

How to Avoid Purchasing a “Lemon”

Buying a car is usually never easy, but don’t rush the process and end up with a lemon! Follow these steps to help guide you through the purchase of a new or used car, and you will significantly decrease your chances of winding up with [...]

New Jersey Criminal Law Facts

New Jersey criminal law encompasses a large range of charges, though some are considered much more serious in nature than others. A few examples of offenses that fall into this area include weapons offenses, theft, homicide, DUI and drug crimes, [...]

ALTCS Eligibility Requirements

The Arizona Long Term Care System, or ALTCS, was established in 1989 under the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS). Why does Arizona have its own system, is there a difference between the state’s system and Medicaid? It’s [...]

Florida Workers v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Has Been Dismissed

There is an ongoing federal lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which alleges that the retail giant violated workers’ rights in November 2012 when it disciplined workers for participating in protests. In a separate but related suit, [...]

NJ Premise Liability Law: Slip-and-Fall Accidents

Who, if anyone, is held liable for slip-and-fall accidents in New Jersey? It is up to property owners to maintain their spaces, effectively removing unsafe conditions in a reasonable amount of time from when it first snowed, or something else [...]

Solutions for Real Estate Brokerage Disputes

A variety of issues can arise regarding a real estate agent’s license, breach of fiduciary duty, earnest money and deposits and broker negligence. The real estate litigation attorneys at Harras Bloom & Archer LLP of Long Island and [...]

5 Totally Preventable Divorce Mistakes

The divorce process can be intensely emotional, and can wreak havoc on your financial well-being if you don’t take the steps necessary from the first stage through the end. Common mistakes Indianapolis couples make during the divorce process [...]