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November 2014 Archives

What workers' compensation benefits do federal employees have?

Workers' compensation programs are governed by a number of entities at both the federal and state level. Although the overall concept of workers' compensation benefits is the same in every industry, specific details about benefits can vary from plan to plan and state to state.

Heated arguments can become criminal defense situations

The need for anger management is often portrayed in a comical light in television programs and movies, but in real life situations when anger or emotions take over, serious issues can arise. Sometimes, anger or emotions becomes physical contact, resulting in consequences such as assault charges or domestic violence charges.

Does New Hampshire premises liability law protect hunters?

If you are going hunting on someone's land in New Hampshire, with their permission to use the land for recreational activities, do they have any obligation to make the area safe for you? Hunting accidents do happen, after all, so hunters must know what rights they have.

Criminal Defense history: Jackson daces molestation charges

This week marks the 11th anniversary of Michael Jackson being accused of child molestation in criminal court on Nov. 19, 2003. It was not the first time Jackson faced molestation charges, either. Jackson was accused of child molestation in a 1993 civil case as well -- a matter that he successfully settled out of court.

Elementary school principal embezzles $150,000 in New Hampshire

A principal at a Catholic school in New Hampshire has come under fire for allegedly embezzling money from the elementary school. Reports indicate that she is being accused to taking around $150,000, and it took her four years to get that much.

Drug court in New Hampshire: An alternative to incarceration

Statistics show that drug crimes account for the most jailed offenders in New Hampshire. Whatever the alleged reason for a drug arrest, defendants should take the matter very seriously. One immediate thing they can do that is likely to help them long-term is contact an experienced legal advocate.

Feeling better after personal injury: Is that all there is?

You or someone you know has been hurt in an accident. The immediate focus, of course, is medical treatment. It doesn't matter if it was a slip and fall at a favorite New Hampshire hotspot, a car accident on the way home or toxic exposure from a chemical spill. A victim's primary job is to undergo whatever medical care is needed to physically recover. But the fact is there are often other details of the matter, especially if it was a preventable injury or one caused by someone else, that need careful scrutiny and documentation. That's where we come in.

How a DUI charge plays into a background check

If you drive for a living, either with a CDL (Commercial Driver's License) or merely with your standard license, one thing that you may be worried about is getting a DUI. After all, charges for drunk driving could end up making it harder for you to get a job in the future. How do these charges play into a background check?

New Hampshire man arrested on drug charges

Authorities have arrested and accused a New Hampshire man of selling heroin in Atkinson. Police say that they took the man into custody on Wednesday morning after he allegedly delivered heroin to Atkinson residents. The 39-year-old man was arrested at approximately 10 a.m. during a traffic stop.

Police use Bingo Hunting to arrest driver in New Hampshire

The police in Hooksett, New Hampshire, have a lot of technology available to them, and they used it recently to arrest a motorist who had not even committed any traffic infractions. The driver was simply leaving a fast food establishment. A police officer happened to be following him, and the officer decided to run the man's plates at random.

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