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May 2017 Archives

Serving the needs of the educationally challenged

The federal government requires that all children -- including those with cognitive deficits -- receive equal access to education. This means that, for children with special educational needs, the local school districts must provide special services to meet those needs. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) governs how the needs of these children must be met.

How can I know if I have a valid personal injury claim?

A car accident can suddenly interrupt and change your life, and the aftermath can be both overwhelming and frustrating. In the days and weeks to follow, you must decide how to move forward, and if you are seriously injured, how you will pay for the medical treatment that you require.

Rhode Island House to vote on potential new driver ed program

The Rhode Island House of Representatives is set to vote on a new driver's education program that would require the parents of teenagers to take the course. The parents would be required to take the course prior to their teens hitting the roads of the state.

Staffing company for employment commission sued

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against its own staffing company, Diverse Lynx. The company is based in Princeton, New Jersey, and operates as an IT staffing firm. The EEOC filed the suit because it claims the firm did not recommend an older applicant for a job because "age will matter."

Should pit bulls be outlawed?

Pit bulls head the list of the most dangerous breeds of dogs, and for good reason. The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal reported that more than half of all dog attacks involve some breed of terrier, including the American pit bull terrier, the American Staffordshire and the Staffordshire bull terrier. After your recent dog bite, you may not need a report to convince you of this.

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