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Blog Posts in February, 2014

  • By: Allan M. Siegel In the era of Edward Snowden, the general public is acutely aware of whistleblowers. Many of us have come to respect and appreciate the laws which protect the people who come forward to expose wrongdoing. So while watching the Dallas Buyers Club, which is up for an Oscar this coming Sunday, it was difficult not to wonder where the potential whistleblowers were. Without giving ...
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  • By: Allan M. Siegel In December of 2008, Maria Alcantara, a 60 year old native of the Dominican Republic living in New York City, suffered a fall that would catastrophically alter the rest of her life. On the day of her injury, she left work at a factory in Williamsburg and took the subway to meet her husband, Manuel Alcantara. As she exited the train and headed toward the stairs, she tripped on a ...
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  • How Secure is Online Shopping?

    Posted By CSCS || 21-Feb-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel Online shopping is a pervasive part of our everyday culture. We use the web to buy gifts, trade stocks, and subscribe to services. Each time we use the web to purchase an item or service we must click "yes" to agree to accept the merchant's terms and conditions. These terms and conditions are designed to turn a profit, but they are also most often written to be ...
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  • By: Ira Sherman A recent study of Canadian hockey players is suggesting that concussions cause visible changes in brain matter, as well as inflammation. The study – which was published earlier this month in the Journal of Neurosurgery – found that recently sustained concussions are identifiable in the microstructure of the brain. This is a significant finding that provides evidence ...
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  • We are getting one step closer to protecting youth athletes from concussions in the District of Columbia. On Friday, February 14, Mayor Vincent C. Gray, through the Department of Health, will publish proposed rules implementing the Athletic Concussion Protection Act of 2011 in the D.C. Municipal Regulations. The Act was drafted by Partner Joseph Cammarata. For more information about the Act and ...
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  • By: Allan Siegel On Monday February 3, Federal officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced plans to move forward with vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology. Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication – referred to as v2v – is an innovative technology slated to change the future of the auto industry. If DOT's plan to implement v2v in all new cars and light ...
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  • By: Joseph Cammarata Last year, 4,500 former athletes and families affected by the long-term impact of concussions reached a proposed settlement with the NFL. Under the terms of the proposed settlement, payments for the benefit of retired players were to be: $75 million for baseline testing and evaluations to determine the existence and extent of any cognitive deficits, $675 million would be ...
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