Hannah Smith

Parents of Slain University Student File $56 million Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Parents of Slain University Student File $56 million Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By Hannah Smith - Jul 19, 2019 08:11 AM EDT

Lauren McCluskey, a track star at the school, was gunned down while on campus in October. Her parents claim that nobody has been held accountable. The family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in US District Court against the school over its "repeated failure" to act on the student's "multiple and continuing pleas for help" in the days just before her death.

What is Self-Defense and Justifiable Homicide?

What is Self-Defense and Justifiable Homicide?

By Hannah Smith - Jul 18, 2019 09:39 AM EDT

Self-defense and justifiable homicides are two forms of defense that a lawyer will try to argue on behalf of their client when they kill another person with a gun. Statistically, 48% of gun owners claim that they have a gun for self-defense, but only 0.9% of gun owners used their firearms to defend themselves between 2007 and 2011.

Nursing Home Abuse is Under-Reported, Government Agency Finds

Nursing Home Abuse is Under-Reported, Government Agency Finds

By Hannah Smith - Jul 18, 2019 09:30 AM EDT

Nursing home abuse often goes unreported in the United States, according to reports released by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General.

5 Workplace Safety Tips to Protect Employees from Injury

5 Workplace Safety Tips to Protect Employees from Injury

By Hannah Smith - Jul 17, 2019 11:30 AM EDT

Workplace injuries affect employee morale, productivity, and costs. It's important for businesses to take steps to prevent the risk of injury through safety training. But employees also need to do their part to protect themselves and the safety of others.

3 Questions to Ask Before a Sale-to-Leaseback Agreement

3 Questions to Ask Before a Sale-to-Leaseback Agreement

By Hannah Smith - Jul 10, 2019 05:03 PM EDT

If your business is changing and evolving, you might be considering selling your building and leasing it back. This can take the burden of ownership off of your plate and give you an infusion of cash.

Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage Workers Struggling To Afford 2-Bedroom Houses

By Hannah Smith - Jul 08, 2019 09:55 AM EDT

It’s becoming harder and harder for folks earning the minimum wage to get by. Here’s an exploration of why it’s so difficult for them to purchase a home, and how forthcoming changes might improve or diminish their financial prospects.

Lawsuit for 3M

3M Earplug Lawsuits Moved to Florida’s Federal Court

By Hannah Smith - Jul 08, 2019 09:51 AM EDT

U.S. District Court Judge Berle M. Schiller has transferred lawsuits pertaining to 3M’s Combat-Arms Earplugs to a Florida federal court. The lawsuit alleges that 3M knew of the faulty earplugs that left many veterans hard of hearing and even deaf in many cases.

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