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5 Common Crimes Committed on Halloween

Beware: Illicit Activities Are Frequent on Halloween Night Halloween is a beloved holiday for many Americans, allowing them to dress-up, trick-or-treat and party. However, like with all good things, your Halloween celebration can quickly come to an end. Crimes are often committed at a higher rate on holidays like New Year’s Eve, Labor Day and Halloween. As Halloween quickly...

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Serious Injuries Caused by Vaping

What Are the Dangers of Vaping? Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, vapes, mods, e-hookahs, and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), have serious dangers for kids, teens and young adults in particular. What started as an alternative to smoking cigarettes quickly evolved into a popular device among people who never smoked or used tobacco products. Young people who’ve gotten...

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Is Catfishing Illegal in Colorado?

Understanding Online Impersonation Crimes Catfishing has become a significant cultural phenomenon that relies on deception to lure another person into a relationship or target them in harmful ways. Over the past decade, catfishing has become widely understood to be the practice of creating a fake online identity to target a specific victim for abuse or fraud. This typically occurs...

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment Facts & Figures Sexual harassment is very common, especially in the workplace. In fact, the National Conference of State Legislatures reported that more than 7,500 sexual harassment claims were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2018, which was a 14% increase from 2017. Luckily, US employment laws prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace and victims can...

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Financial Dependency & Domestic Violence

Economic Abuse Is a Form of Domestic Violence 26 million Americans lost their jobs in the first five weeks of the 2020 lockdown. Although the unemployment rate has decreased since then, that does not mean the US economy is up and running again. Millions of people remain unemployed or are working part-time until things go back to normal. These...

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Child Grooming Signs, Stages & Behaviors

What Is the Meaning of Child Grooming? Adults who build stable and trusting relationships with a child under 18 for the purpose of sexually assaulting the minor are considered groomers. As such, you could face state and federal charges for child grooming if the alleged victim is under 15. Oftentimes, child groomers have existing relationships with a victim. They could be a family member, teacher, employer, or other adult...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Injuries & Possible Compensation

Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Have Long-Term Side Effects? President Biden says all US adults could access COVID-19 vaccines by the end of May, which is significantly ahead of schedule. Whether or not this speculation holds true in two months, the bottom line is vaccines are on the way. Millions of Americans have already received at least one dose, and...

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6 Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

Avoid a DUI on St. Patrick’s Day St. Patricks’ Day is just around the corner, falling on Wednesday, March 17th of this year. But before you and your friends dress up in green-colored outfits and hit the bars for a night out, you must have a safety plan in place. This is because St. Patrick’s Day is not as lucky...

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How a Snakebite Ended in a Wrongful Death Suit

A Snakebite Resulted in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Here’s Why On May 17, 2019, 62-year-old Priscilla Meredith was bitten by a canebrake rattlesnake while gardening at her home near the Georgia coast. When Meredith arrived at the ER, the doctor did not treat her with antivenom but instead called the Georgia poison control helpline. Helpline workers told the ER...

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Charged for Possessing Drugs That Aren’t Yours?

“The Drugs Weren’t Mine” Defense Drug crime suspects often tell police officers, “Officer, those are not my drugs!” While that is a common defense people use upon their arrest, that does not mean it is a lie. It is possible to get arrested for possessing drugs that didn’t belong to you, and it is possible to get acquitted of...

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