Truck full of chicken overturns, spills cargo on highway

It took crews more than six hours to clean up chicken parts from the road after a tractor-trailer overturned on a highway in Forsyth County, Georgia, on March 16. The driver, who was unhurt, was charged in the single-vehicle truck accident. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the semi truck driver was hauling frozen chicken eastbound […]

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Texting and driving causes death of infant

Recently we have been talking a lot about the dangerous and even fatal repercussions of driving and texting. We have spoken about a teenager who was distracted by his phone and killed a pedestrian on a Saturday night. Last time, we spoke about how one study conducted by Car and Driver magazine showed that texting and driving […]

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Offshore Accidents

Individuals who work offshore or on inland waters work in some of the most dangerous occupations. Every hour and every minute they are working, these people put themselves at risk. While there are several laws in place to protect the safety of these workers, offshore accidents unfortunately happen. In August of last year, a man who was […]

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If The Police Stop Your Car

Don’t exit the car unless ordered to do so. Unnecessary standing and walking gives the officer more opportunities to observe and critically analyze your appearance. It could also jeopardize your safety, as officers become alarmed when persons make unanticipated movements. You may decline to answer questions concerning what and when you had been eating and […]

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Distracted driving addressed, now distracted pedestrians

Repeatedly we have spoken about the dangers of distracted driving in our various blog posts, now it seems that a new user of the road presents a danger when distracted, pedestrians. Lawmakers in two states have proposed distracted pedestrian laws that would limit the ability of people on the street to use cell phones, music […]

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Polygamous family asks federal court to overturn bigamy ban

As Brian Gabriel discussed in our Sept. 15 blog post, bigamy is very rare in Minnesota. As in virtually every jurisdiction, any marriage involving someone who has not gotten a divorce from a previous spouse is void in the state. Legally speaking, it is as if the bigamous marriage never happened. The state of Utah has an […]

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Elimination of distracted driving unclear with hands-free tech

These days distracted driving seems to be at every turn especially as consumers desire a greater need to remain connected. In response to the dangers of hand-held cell phone use while behind the wheel, many car manufacturers and communications companies have developed hands-free technology to eliminate the danger. While the intent of the hands-free technology […]

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More Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

Do you provide litigation services? If so, what types? Yes. A&B;’s Illinois debt litigation practice includes representation of financial institutions and other institutional clients in commercial, environmental, employment, negotiable instruments, loan workouts, collections and other business matters. The firm handles cases in state and federal courts throughout California, and also handles arbitration disputes. What types […]

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Lead-Based Paint in Residential Housing

Lead-poisoning has been identified as the No. 1 environmental threat to children in the United States. There are many potential sources of lead in the environment, but the most common source of lead exposure for children is lead-based paint in older residential housing. Owners and managers of pre-1978 housing face significant legal liability presented by […]

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Dogs join the world of distracted driving

Distracted driving is a major cause of car accidents in Michigan and across the United States. Distracted driving is defined as any activity that takes a driver’s mind off of the road. The bad driving practice comes in many forms including texting, talking on the phone and changing the radio. One activity many pet-lovers in Florida are […]

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