Lawyer Joke For Friday 13th

Noticing a mistake in St. Peter’s roster, God calls Satan; “It seems you accidentally received some of my professionals down there: a teacher, a doctor and a farmer.” “Yeah,” Satan replies. “All the more for me!” God replies, “You better send them up here immediately.” Satan says, “No way. I’m keeping them.” God says, “Send them…

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Interstate 10 Between Phoenix and California Border Is The Most Dangerous Section of Highway In The Country

Popular Mechanics magazine has recently issued a list of the top ten deadliest highways in the country, I-10 between Phoenix and the California border tops the list.  This approximate 170 section of highway  accounts for about 12% of the State’s auto fatalities.  Last year there were approximately 85 fatalities along this stretch of highway.  It…

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Arizona Legislature Kills Text While Driving Ban

While Arizona’s legislature passes legislation creating an unofficial holiday, Cowboy Day, it refuses to even hear debate on a bill that would ban texting while driving.  Although everyone admits that texting and driving is dangerous, everyone at some point has done it; however, it is a distraction and poses a significant danger to other drivers.  

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Bye Bye Buckyballs

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has suggested that the manufactures ofbuckyballs, recall its product as it has received approximately 50 reports of children and teens ingesting the product.  Buckyballs are sold as a an adult desktop toy to pass the boredom of the daily desk life.  However, some teens and children use them to mimic tongue…

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California Supreme Court Approves A City’s Right To Prohibit Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

In a ruling that may shock the medical marijuana community, the California Supreme Court recently issued a ruling approving the city of Riverside’s banning of medical marijuana dispensaries via zoning.  Unlike Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act, California’s proposition 215 (which removed the criminal sanction of cannabis use under a Dr.’s recommendation) did not adopt regulations for the law.  

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Trespasser v. Invitee To Be or Not To Be

In Skoglund v. Neste Development the Court of appeals addressed the question if Skoglund (a business invitee) exceeded the scope of her invitation by engaging in an alleged unpermitted activity. In short, Skoglund was a member of Gold’s Gym.  She attempted to change the channel on a tv by stepping on a barbell rack to change the channel…

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Injured In A Car Accident?

A car accident can range in severity from a minor bumper scratch to total loss that leaves the injured party without a vehicle and suffering from serious injuries.  Even the slightest of rear end impacts may seem insignificant but could result in serious injuries.  The most common injury a driver will sustain is what is…

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Be Careful What You Tweet or Post on Facebook

An Arizona title company terminated Amy McClenathan for a post on her Facebook page.  Approximately a year after the mother’s death she had posted in her status that some days she wished she would be fired so she could stay at home.  The next day her employer obliged her request.   The reason for her termination: her social media…

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