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The Most Frequent Causes of Falls on Construction Sites

By stladmin on January 20, 2024

Construction worker on the ground of a construction site in pain being aided by another construction worker.

Construction sites are dynamic environments, but they also pose significant risks to workers, with falls being one of the most common and severe hazards. Addressing the issue of falls on construction sites is paramount to ensuring the safety and well-being of workers in this high-risk industry.

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Wyoming’s House Bill 112 and the ‘Five Strikes’ Rule

By stladmin on January 10, 2024

A gavel with handcuffs on a table.

In Wyoming, lawmakers have recognized the need to address the issue of repeat offenders in regard to theft-related crimes. As a result, House Bill 112, commonly referred to as the ‘Five Strikes’ Rule, has been proposed to tackle this problem.

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Posted in: Theft Crimes

Large Truck Blind Spots and How They Cause Accidents

By stladmin on December 28, 2023

Large trucks play a crucial role in transporting goods across the country. However, their sheer size and design create significant challenges, particularly when it comes to visibility. Understanding the concept of blind spots and the potential dangers they pose is essential for both truck drivers and other motorists sharing the road.

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Posted in: Truck Accidents

The Degrees of Homicide and Related Crimes in Wyoming

By stladmin on December 11, 2023

In Wyoming, the degrees of homicide and related crimes are defined with precision, emphasizing the need for a nuanced understanding of the law. Like any other state, Wyoming has specific statutes outlining different degrees of homicide, manslaughter, and related offenses.

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Posted in: Criminal Defense

Insider Trading: Commonly Sought Evidence and Defenses

By stladmin on November 15, 2023

A person using a laptop looking at a trading graph.

Insider trading is a serious financial offense that can result in severe legal consequences. To better understand insider trading charges, it’s essential to examine the complexities of this crime. Significantly, insider trading involves the exchange of confidential information, making it a complex legal area. It’s crucial to understand the types of evidence that prosecutors typically seek and the defenses available to those who are accused. With the right strategies, it’s possible to navigate this multifaceted area and potentially avoid legal trouble.

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Posted in: White Collar Crime

Including Chronic Pain in a Car Accident Claim

By stladmin on November 5, 2023

Woman sitting on a couch holding her lower back in pain.

In the legal field, “pain and suffering” is a term used to describe the physical and emotional distress experienced by a victim due to an injury, typically due to an accident or an incident for which another party is liable. This concept is critical in personal injury cases, encompassing the physical and emotional aspects of the victim’s pain, anguish, and distress.

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Posted in: Car Accidents

What if Poor Road Conditions Caused My Accident

By stladmin on October 30, 2023

A broken and cracked road.

Accidents happen, but who is responsible if your auto accident results from poor road conditions? Generally, the government entity responsible for road maintenance is responsible. However, pursuing a case against government entities responsible for road maintenance can feel daunting due to an imbalance of resources. As a result, it is vital to learn about the nature of suing the government for injuries resulting from poor road conditions.

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Slip-and-Falls in Shopping Centers: Causes and Liability

By stladmin on October 15, 2023

A yellow wet floor sign in a shopping mall.

Shopping centers are popular places where individuals flock to shop, dine, and socialize. While these environments offer consumers convenience and a wide array of choices, they also come with an increased risk of slip-and-fall injuries.

In litigating an injury at a shopping center, the term “slip-and-fall” broadly refers to any hazardous defect on shopping center property that can result in accidents. Accordingly, slip-and-fall cases often involve challenging factual and legal issues related to the cause of injury and the nature of liability for the injury.

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Posted in: Premises Liability

A Guide to Hate Crimes and Their Legal Defenses

By stladmin on September 15, 2023

A set of handcuffs next to a gavel.

Hate crimes are a unique category of criminal offenses because they penalize defendants for their alleged personal biases. Many legal observers find these laws to be philosophically questionable because it’s impossible to know what another person is thinking, and this isn’t how we typically determine how offenses will be penalized. Whether or not someone intended to commit a crime is often an important factor when it comes to sentencing, but a person’s underlying biases are much more difficult to determine.

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Posted in: Criminal Defense

Cybercrime: Defenses Against Hacking, Identity Theft, and More

By stladmin on September 5, 2023

A man in a hoodie with his face hidden is using a laptop in a dark room.

Over the last several decades, computers have become an essential part of American life. They are almost universal in our homes and workplaces. Today, with the growth of the internet, people are able to access computers from just about anywhere.

It’s not surprising that computer-related crimes are on the rise. Businesses and individuals have concerns about the security of the information stored on computers, and computers can be used to carry out various types of criminal activity.

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Posted in: Criminal Defense

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