Preventing Schoolyard Bullying

How to Stop a Bully: Tips on Reporting a School Bully Being bullied in school is one of the most demoralizing experiences your child can face.  Bullying can include any number of behaviors, but is most commonly exhibited through teasing or excluding, name-calling, threatening or hazing, stealing or demanding money, or sexually harassing another student.…

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Steps to Take After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Steps to Take After a Motor Vehicle Accident You’ve just been involved in a motor vehicle accident.  What now? Knowing what to do after an auto accident is important, and can mean the difference between recovery and no recovery.  You will likely be “shaken up,” maybe even unable to think.  Here are some tips on…

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Hospital Errors

The Dirty Little Secret Hospitals Don’t Want You to Know Experts estimate that 98,000 people die from preventable medical errors each year.  Also, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that an additional 99,000 patients a year die from hospital-acquired infections. More Americans die each month from preventable medical injuries than died in the…

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Insurance Warning

Do You Know Your Rights? According to the California Highway Patrol’s 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System, there were 188,551 collisions on state highways in 2007.  Of the 188,551 collisions, 184994 resulted in injury.  Following these collisions, most vehicle owners report the accident to their insurance company and have their vehicles repaired.  Once the vehicle…

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FDA Pulls Hydroxycut

Weight Loss Product Causes Liver Damage and Other Health Problems On May 1, 2009, lovate Health Sciences, the Canadian based maker of Hydroxycut issued a recall due to the harmful side effects if its product.  The FDA reports that due to the use of Hydroxycut, there have been dozens of cases of liver damage, jaundice,…

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Insurance Companies and their “Tort Deform”

Their Actions Should be a McCrime Do you remember the infamous McDonald’s coffee case in 1992? Many people think that they know the story but the truth is that what you know or remember is probably wrong. Insurance companies are thrilled that what you know or think you know is wrong because it means that…

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GM & Chrysler

Bankrupt and No Longer Liable for Injuries or Death from Defective Products from Pre-Bankruptcy Days In what seems a futile attempt to save the crumbling economy, the U.S. poured a great deal of tax dollars to keep the auto-industry afloat.  The car company GM received $49.8 billion dollars and Chrysler received $15.5 billion.  In addition,…

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Welcome to York Law Firm

Welcome to the York Law Corporation Blog. This Blog is intended to keep everyone up-to-date and informed on topics related to what our firm practices. We will update this Blog with articles, videos, new laws, and any other information relevant to the services we provide and types of cases we work on. Please feel free…

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