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Ridesharing: Car Accidents in the Age of Uber and Lyft

In 2009, the transportation industry forever changed with the advent of the ride share. What is ride sharing? Ride sharing is a service that arranges one-way transportation for a fee. Ride sharing is available via downloadable applications, such as Uber and Lyft. Today, it is estimated that 36% of Americans have used a ride sharing […]

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B.E.S.A.F.E While Boating!

B.E.S.A.F.E While Boating! While the summer is beginning to come to a close, there are still plenty of weekends left to pack in those summer activities! When I think of summer, I think of freshly cut grass, hot dogs charred black on my rusty, old Weber grill, ripe watermelon for dessert, and of course, water.  […]

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House Bill 3684 and Drunk Driving: Are Safer Roads in Our Future?

Despite headlines of doom and gloom on your favorite streaming service or news app, it’s no secret that the world is much safer today than it has been in years past. In the past century, hundreds of pages of legislation have been passed aimed at establishing guidelines for protecting citizens at work, at home, and […]

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Pets and Personal Injury

A few short weeks ago, I walked into the Lexington Humane Society with hope in my heart and dog treats in hand. I had been searching for months and had finally received word that a couple of puppies, just born, were up for adoption. Within two hours I had a cart full of puppy pads, […]

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Fourth of July Weekend: Safety and Sparklers

Fourth of July is almost here and families all over the United States are starting their preparations. For me, the Fourth is never complete without a strawberry/blueberry American Flag carefully arranged atop a bed of cool whip on vanilla sponge cake. Sparklers will be bought, bottle cap rockets will be launched, and bomb pop popsicles […]

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