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Colorado Judge Rules Pesticide Spraying Can Result In A Form Of Trespassing

The story A Colorado judge has recently ruled that the spraying of agricultural pesticides can be a form of trespassing if the pesticides impact the crops of their neighbors. This does not mean the impact must be intentional, as was found in the case of Gordon Macalpine and Rosemary Blichak vs James Hopper. Delta County Distrcit Judge Charles Greenacre ruled in favor of Macalpine and Blichak who argued that ...

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Legal Channels Available To Deal With Unruly Tenants

Some tenants pay their rent on time and care for their home. However, there is a surprisingly large majority who will not abide by the rules. Broadly speaking, for every tenant that pays on time, there is one late payer and one already in arrears. The importance of acting quickly It has become increasingly difficult for landlords and it feels as though tenants have the law in their corner. That said, there ...

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A Guide To Personal Injury Claims In The UK

Suffering an injury can be a real shock, regardless of whether you have been hit by another car, slipped in the street or had an accident at work.   But even after you get over the initial reaction, you could be left with not just physical pain but emotional distress as well as loss of earnings. It is therefore worth considering making a personal injury claim to get what you are entitled to receive. ...

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When To Call A Malpractice Lawyer

Malpractice is a term that refers to misconduct or negligence by a professional person.  Most people envision a doctor when they hear the word, but a lawyer, dentist or even an accountant, can also commit malpractice. In all of these professions, a standard level of care and conduct has been established, and when that isn’t met, injury or damage of some sort is often the result.   Malpractice lawyers e ...

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Why It Is Always Best To Seek Help From An Accident Lawyer In Miami

What Usually Happens In Most Accidents Accidents are simply not a good thing to happen but it happens every so often around us.  And in a busy city like Miami, where there are thousands of residents and hundreds of tourists, accidents are more likely to happen.   Injuries usually happen as a result of accidents.  A person could be injured or a vehicle or property can get damage in such situations.  Cas ...

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Alabama Law Bans Texting While Driving

As of August 1, 2012, Alabama became the 38th state to have banned at least one general form of electronic communication by anyone who is operating a motor vehicle. The new “Driving While Distracted” law is intended to address the potentially-dangerous practice of sending and receiving text messages, instant messages (IMs), and e-mails via devices such as smart phones and other, similar, hand-held devices w ...

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James Mapes Arrested After Gun Brought into Theater

Police took James Mapes into custody after he went into a movie theater with a gun strapped on his body in Thornton, Colorado, only 18 miles from Aurora where a tragic shooting occurred just days earlier. The Aurora incident killed 12 people and injured dozens more at the opening of the Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises.”   However, Mapes seems confused about why he was arrested as he claims he has ...

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Arkansas Judge Orders Death Penalty In Police Shooting

In April 2011, Jerry Lard was found guilty of capital murder after he shot Trumann law enforcement officer Jonathan Schmidt in the face as he begged for his life. A Greene County jury and judge sentenced Lard to death for the crime on August 4, 2012. Death penalty cases in the state of Arkansas are automatically appealed, so his criminal lawyer, Katherine Streett, would not comment on the pending case. ...

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The Rights Of Unmarried Couples

An estimated four million unmarried couples live together in the UK. Few are aware of their legal rights. Many believe that, after a couple of years of cohabiting, they automatically qualify for the term of 'common law' wife or husband. This is a misnomer. In fact, common law marriage ceased to be recognised in England and Wales as early as 1753. The sobering truth is that unmarried couples have virtually n ...

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Do You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Getting in an accident that leads to any sort of damage or injury can be a real pain in the neck especially if it came as a result of somebody else’s intentional wrongdoing or negligence. On top of the physical injuries brought about by the accident, one also has to attend to the medical bills as well as all the other damages that may have been incurred. There might even be depression to deal with, to boot. ...

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