Cyberbullying Lawsuits

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Lawsuits | Comments Off

Cyberbullying Lawsuits

Bullying is nothing new. Unfortunately, it’s something that most kids come into contact with at one point or another during their school years. However, with the development of new technology, new dangers have emerged as bullies have begun using digital platforms to hide behind a wall of anonymity in what is now known as cyberbullying. Missouri Legislation Seeks to Break Up Fights Online Although it’s taken lawmakers some time to catch up with digital trends, concerns about cyberbullying aren’t being ignored....

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Meehan Law Firm Wins Settlement in Infant Death

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in Wrongful Death | Comments Off

The Meehan Law Firm’s recent settlement in an infant death case demonstrates the need for in-home child care providers to carry business insurance. While in the care of an in-home child care provider, the child was placed near a pillow and suffocated. Unfortunately, the child care provider involved violated child care regulations by having too many children in the home, and the child care was not licensed. The child care provider was found negligent and ordered to pay $100,000. The settlement was paid by...

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School Safety: What do you do when the Bus Stops Short?

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in Lawsuits | Comments Off

School Safety: What do you do when the Bus Stops Short?

Sending your child off to school can be bittersweet. There are so many things running through your mind. Did they grab their lunch? Will they like their teacher? Will they make friends? As you put them on the school bus and wave good-bye, the last thing you want to add to that list is a negligent bus driver. But annually, hundreds are killed and millions are injured due to school bus accidents.A few years ago, we all squirmed in our seats as this bus driver actually pulled out his cell phone and began texting...

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