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Frank R. Jakes

Trademark Law as a Weapon Against Neo-Nazis

Imagine being a corporate executive awakening on Sunday morning to a Tsunami of media images of White Supremacists, KKK and Neo-Nazis embroiled in violent protests and, right there on the internet, newspapers, magazines and TV is your company’s trademark logo being worn […]

Thomas Greer

Opioid Abuse Declared a National Emergency; Should Manufacturers Be Declared at Fault?

On August 10, President Trump declared our current opioid crisis a national emergency. He added to his statement by saying, “We’re going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid […]

Mark Bello

Is Your Child the Victim of Bullying and How to Know

According to a 2012 school safety study, only 40% of bullying incidents are reported to an adult.  This is probably due to fears of backlash, humiliation, and social isolation. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines bullying as “unwanted, aggressive behavior among […]

Jon Lewis

Do you Vote for a Label?

Do you vote for a label?  Are you a Democrat or Republican?  Stop! Not any longer.  Start thinking about the person.  Look at the individual you are voting for.  Does he/she have integrity?  Are they intelligent?  Will they try to […]

Chris Nace

Health Department Suspends Obstetric License for United Medical Center in D.C.

On Tuesday, August 7th, the D.C. Department of Health ordered United Medical Center (UMC) to stop delivering babies and offering prenatal care for the next 90 days. This is an unfortunate turn of events as the hospital is the only […]

Mark Bello

Michael Moore: One Thing

My wife and I are spending a little time in New York City. There are many things to love (or not love) about New York, but our favorite place is Broadway; we love the theatre. Monday evening we had the […]

Eric T. Chaffin

NSC Gives Pennsylvania a “D” Grade in Protecting Residents’ Safety

The National Safety Council (NSC) recently released a new report entitled “The State of Safety: A State-by-State Report.” It grades each state in the nation on the actions and policies taken (or not taken) to reduce risk of injuries or […]

Bryan Pope

North Carolina Teen Beats CRPS/RSD: Next Stop, NFL

When 15-year-old Nazair (Naz) Jones woke up on November 5, 2011, he could not move. Then after years of persistent pain, complete loss of control of the use of his limbs, and the loss of 50 pounds, the once-healthy, gifted […]

Michael Leizerman

Why “Distracted Walking” Is a Real Issue and One that We Should All Worry About

There is little doubt that distracted driving is a serious problem that’s growing at an exponential rate in today’s smartphone-addicted society. Numerous organizations and government entities are feverishly attempting to curtail the dangerous trend… to little avail. Yet, those who […]

John Bair

Software to Assist People with Special Needs

Having worked with many families with children who have special needs, I have seen the beneficial role technology can have in all sorts of applications. For decades, developers have been creating tech tools to help people with special needs learn, […]