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Twitter comments from #BaltimoreRiots and #FreddieGray.
Shortly after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody, riots erupted in the streets, leading the mayor to issue a citywide curfew and the governor of Maryland to declare a state of emergency.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. Lawyers can educate their clients, but can’t force their clients to act one way or another.
Wise decision-makers consider advice from many sources, and make their own decisions. Weak decision-makers are easily manipulated by their eagerness to do whatever someone tells them to do. However, foolish decision-makers ignore advice, and do whatever they want to do.
As a business owner, are you a wise, weak, or foolish decision maker? Do you ignore your lawyer’s advice?
If a patient dies because of misconduct by doctors or medical personnel, surviving family members may be able to recover damages by bringing a wrongful death lawsuit. And if medical malpractice causes a mother to die during her pregnancy or childbirth, her survivors, including the baby could file a wrongful death of the mother claim.
While these claims may look like standard wrongful death or medical malpractice lawsuits, there are some considerations to keep in mind in the situation that occurs when a mother has died before or during childbirth.
In 2011, Edmunds.com conducted a survey of three police agencies. The company claims that the number one reason for pulling a driver over is speeding .
Edmunds reports that Alex Carroll, author of Beat the Cops, claims that there is a buffer zone of 5-7 mph above the speed limit at which police won’t ticket you for speeding. While it is up to the officer’s discretion of whether or not to ticket, if you’re going even one mile per hour above the speed limit, you’re breaking the law and can be ticketed.
You can also get a ticket for driving too slowly.
2. Cell Phone Use
If you’re using your cell phone, you’re not focused on your driving. Most states have