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Texting and driving: How dangerous is it?

It's easy to make jokes about teens being connected to their cell phone. We'll venture a guess that most people have joked about their propensity to text on more than one occasion.

However, when that phone is in the hand of a driver, texting is no laughing matter. Distracted driving is one of the most dangerous behaviors people exhibit on the road. And it is not just an issue that affects young drivers.

Injured Over Labor Day Weekend?

Labor Day is supposed to be the last hurrah of summer. Unfortunately, it's also a time when a lot of people suffer personal injuries. There are a number of ways that you might find yourself injured over Labor Day weekend.

Modesto Personal Injury Lawyers- Tips for staying safe on the road this Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial summer kick-off and drivers all over the country are getting ready to get away for the long weekend. According to AAA, 39.3 million Americans will travel during this holiday. That is one million more travelers than last year. With more drivers on the road, the risk ofautomobile accidents rises.

5 Signs You Should Consider Filing For Bankruptcy

It can be difficult to know when to categorize your debts and unmanageable and decide to file for bankruptcy. Most people resort to bankruptcy as a final option after years of struggling with debt. If you notice one or more of the following five signs, then it might be time to consider filing for bankruptcy with the help of an attorney.

1. You consistently miss bill payments

It is common to miss a monthly bill payment when an unexpected expense comes up. For those facing unmanagble debts, missed bill payments become a consistent problem. Many debtors must choose which bill is the most important when they do not have enough income to cover all living expenses. If you are consistently unable to pay for important monthly bills, you should consider if bankruptcy is the right option for you.

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