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  • New Assisted-Driving Technology Makes Cars Safer to Drive

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 20-Oct-2015

    In recent years, hundreds of new cars and trucks have hit the market with assisted-driving technology. What began decades ago with antilock brake systems (ABS) has now expanded to include other systems like active body control (ABC), autonomous emergency braking (AEB), lane-departure warning (LDW), forward collision warning (FCW), and much more. With billions of dollars being pumped into the ...
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  • Advances in Auto Safety Technology Confusing for Many Drivers

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 14-Oct-2015

    Safety features once reserved for only the most high-tech luxury vehicles have become increasingly widely available. These new advances in technology have the potential to dramatically reduce accidents and fatalities through a number of preventative measures like rear-view cameras, adaptive cruise control, forward collision avoidance, autonomous braking and parking, and reverse backup sensors. ...
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  • The U.S. Labor Department Sues the A.C.E. Restaurant Group Inc. for Allegedly Cheating Employees

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 9-Oct-2015

    According to news reports, the United States Labor Department is suing the A.C.E. Restaurant Group Inc. for allegedly skimming the tips and wages of their former and current employees at 17 different Houlihan’s restaurant locations. Reports allege the company participated in the following acts: Forced bartenders and waiters/waitresses to put a portion of their tips into a “tip ...
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  • Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud Scam Revealed

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 29-Sep-2015

    While fraud and fraudulent offers of instant wealth often target senior citizens, a recent fraud scheme has begun targeting individuals of all ages and demographics. This fraud is known as the Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud. How Does Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud Work? In these schemes, a person pretends to be a Nigerian businessperson and asks ordinary individuals or businesses to help move large sums ...
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  • How to Report Wage & Hour Violations

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 5-Aug-2015

    In the United States, employees have the right to fair compensation for their work. Each state has a different minimum wage, which prevents employers from underpaying workers. These laws also address issues regarding unpaid overtime pay. If your employer failed to provide the compensation you deserve for your work, you can report a wage violation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). ...
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