Proposed Law in Ohio Would Make it a Crime to Use a Cell Phone While Driving

According to the Ohio Distracted Driving Task Force, 58 people were killed, 493 were seriously injured and over 7,000 were injured in nearly 14,000 distracted driving accidents in 2017, Distracted driving is under reported because it is difficult to prove unless an officer sees it or the driver admits to...

Deepfake Videos as Evidence in Court

Technology is useful in making life a lot easier for us. But it can also get the best of us right under our very nose. The introduction of Deepfake videos in 2017 is worrying and can have serious repercussions to our ways of delivering the truth via different media platforms....

Emojis in the Courtroom

Courtrooms are catching up with technology, especially in admissible evidences. Because almost everyone communicates digitally, threats and harassment are expressed differently such as in texts and messages - including emojis. Can an axe or knife emoji be threatening? Or can a few hearts sent by a boss to a subordinate...

5 Weirdest Laws in United States History

State laws were made to keep peace and order relative to the culture of each state. And then there are weird laws that seem not to make sense to an outsider. There is a logical explanation for everything no matter it may sound at first. But of course, there are...

Is There a Place on Earth With No Laws?

Laws are constituted to keep peace and order. Laws also define what a community of people deems as important to their way of living. For others, laws curtail freedom and individuality. Are there still places on earth not governed by laws? Here are a few places on earth where laws...

The Top 5 Legal Movies of All Time

Legal movies are always fascinating to watch for various reasons. Aside from the story lines, they give us a glimpse into a world that is seemingly different to our own with all the legal jargons, intricacies and nuances of procedures, as well as real court room drama. The following are...

Lawsuits Under the Federal Tort Claim Act

The Federal Torts Claim Act (FTCA) This federal statute allows you to sue a governmental agency for any negligent act committed by an employee of that agency. Although allowed, filing a lawsuit under the FTCA is tricky requiring you to be aware of the procedure for the filing. In addition...

I-75 Construction in Toledo, Ohio

The I-75 Downtown and DiSalle Bridge project began in 2018, and is expected to be completed in 2022. The purpose of this project is to do the following: Widen and reconstruct I-75, from Buck Rd. to Dorr St., to current standards, including reducing the curve between Wales Rd. & Miami...

Social Media and Electronically Stored Information Legal Guide

Types of Data, Production Specifications and Formats - In Detail Data is a set of values of quantitative or qualitative variables which represents transmittable or storable information. Generally, when we talk about data, we’re talking about some existing information or knowledge that is represented or coded in some form suitable...

How Do I Know if I’m a Victim of Medical Malpractice?

How Do I Know if I’m a Victim of Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice is an unfortunate downside of the medical care system, and it’s not a new problem. Thankfully, there are many medical malpractice lawyers who look out for community members who were harmed by their healthcare provider’s negligence. Medical...