New York aviation accident attorney alert – American Airlines fined for federal maintenance violations

04/07/2010   American Airlines has been slapped with $1,087,500 in penalties from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for federal maintenance violations aboard certain aircrafts.  Following a thorough inspection by the FAA, it was found that the airline’s failure to uphold mandated maintenance of its jets posed potential aviation safety hazards to both crewmembers and passengers.  […]

Tips for Settling a divorce through mediation – Part 2

03/26/2010 In part two of this series, the New York divorce mediation attorneys at YS Mediation Center offer a tip for settling a divorce through mediation without unnecessary added pressure. Compromise is key when reaching an amicable agreement. Tip #2: Avoid Ultimatums and Deadlines Every divorce case is unique and can involve issues that others […]

Raleigh NC divorce attorneys discuss a spouse’s legal rights with domestic violence

03/19/2010   The number of domestic violence cases in North Carolina is staggering, with 1 in 5 women having been sexually assaulted at some point in their lives, according to the NC Department of Health and Human Services. Unfortunately, domestic violence occurs across all demographics, virtually changing the lives of spouses and children forever. Removing […]

Utah fuel tanker rollover results in 7,500 gallons of spilled diesel fuel

03/18/2010 A fuel tanker that was hauling two tanks containing 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel, rolled over for unknown reasons just outside of Roy, Utah in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 17, 2010. The accident, which occurred on Interstate 15, resulted in a huge fire and massive fuel spill. The Utah Highway Patrol […]

YS Mediation Center gives tips for settling a divorce through mediation – Part 1

03/19/2010   Divorce is a delicate topic and a highly popular setting in today’s modern society. As divorce cases are on the rise, it would suffice to say that there are few other areas of law in which the involved parties share a keenly intimate knowledge of one other. When children are involved, it becomes […]

Mediation Helps in Maintaining Control in Problem Resolution after Separation

03/05/2010   In court confliction resolution can leave couples with unresolved anger and little recourse to change decisions made by courts without additional intervention by the legal system. Many opt to go this route due to being unaware that there are other alternatives that leave them with more control over how property, financial arrangements, and […]

California high school football coach, family killed in multi-vehicle crash

02/17/2010   Legal news for California personal injury attorneys.  The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is investigating a multiple car pile-up on 15 Freeway South that left a family of four people dead and injured three others.  A Moreno Valley High School football coach, his wife, and his two young children were involved in the fatal […]

Two-car injury accident in New York gets driver arrested with DWI, other charges

02/01/2010 A two-car injury accident in Brasher, New York over the weekend left one person in hot water as Massena-based State Police launched an investigation into the sobriety of the driver. The accident occurred on CR 55 in the Town of Brasher at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30. Following the motor vehicle accident, […]

Eberstein Witherite reports on Dallas deputy hospitalized after car accident on I-30

01/28/2010 A Dallas County sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized on Thursday morning after a car accident that occurred on I-30 westbound in The Canyon. The deputy was on his way to back to another office when he lost control of his squad car, collided with a concrete barrier and then crashed into a portable freeway signboard. […]

Employment Law Attorney Keith Clouse Discusses Inclement Weather Policies

01/27/2010 While Texans usually enjoy mild winters, each year seems to bring one or two bad storms.  How should employers prepare for these inevitable “snow days?”  Keith Clouse, a Dallas lawyer who is board certified in employment law, advises employers to draft inclement weather policies to be included in company handbooks. A company should draft […]