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Proposed State Law Bans Use of Smart Phones for Children Under 13

We see smartphones everywhere. In school hallways, at the family dinner table and plugged in at the bedside table. Smartphones, tablets and unfettered Internet access connect us to faraway corners of the world and make life all the more convenient. But how young is too young for a Smart Phone? One Colorado man has decided that […]

The Modern Age of Office Drinking

Our perceptions of office drinking culture have shifted in the last few years. For many companies—often start-ups and agency-like firms—drinking on the job is now considered a perk. On a recent episode of All Things Legal, Craig Ashton speaks about the increasing trend of drinking in the workplace and the legal import of this growing […]

Body cameras are good for cops, but are they good for the people?

Craig Ashton and Ed Schade spent some time on a recent episode of All Things Legal discussing the impact of body cams on police enforcement. Recent headlines involving police misconduct reiterate the need for accountability of law enforcement through body cams. Additionally, the evidence that can be obtained by body cams can be critical in […]

Calling a Lawyer After a Car Accident

When you’re in a car collision, your to-do list just seems to get longer and longer. After you’ve recovered from the shock of being involved in an accident, it’s time to take the proper steps to ensure everything is documented and handled as it should be so you can get back on the road and […]

Taking Legal Action against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment is defined by the EEOC as “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.” Last year, 12,860 sex-based harassment allegations were made in the U.S., according to a report by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Why Some Victims Wait For Years Victims of sexual […]

Your Smart TV Is Watching You … How to Protect Your Privacy

Technological advancements are making it easier to store and share personal information on the internet, but how well is that information protected? What do companies like Vizio, Amazon, and Apple do with our information? This article by ProPublica calls attention to aggressive monitoring of users’ viewing habits by Visio’s Smart TV. The “Smart Interactivity” feature […]

How Drug Treatment Plans Hurt Personal Injury Cases

Insurance companies tend to classify proactive treatment as “excessive care” and deny claims, opting instead for traditional drug treatments and medications. “It’s a lot less expensive to medicate somebody than [it is] to proactively treat them,” Craig Ashton from the Law Firm of Ashton & Price explains. One of the most common complaints in personal […]

Pulling the Shade on Daylight Savings Time

After an unsuccessful campaign last year to end Daylight Savings Time, a California state lawmaker, Democrat Kansen Chu of San Jose, is trying again to put a stop to springing forward and falling back. He introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 807, which proposes either adjusting Daylight Savings Time or getting rid of it all together – […]

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