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What Is Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment?

Published on June 11, 2024, by Forbes Law Offices | Sexual Abuse Cases

Most individuals, especially those employed outside the home, are likely familiar with the concept of sexual harassment. After all, many employers take time to write about it in their employee handbook. Others even go as far as offering training about this unlawful workplace behavior. However, while many employees may have heard of sexual harassment, they […]

How Can I Find Out About Local Car Accidents?

Published on June 4, 2024, by Forbes Law Offices | Car Accidents

You put your safety at risk anytime you travel on the road, and that’s no different here in West Virginia. Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that in 2021, our state saw 257 fatal crashes that resulted in 280 deaths. While this number may seem relatively small, if you account for […]

First Actions To Take After a Truck Accident

Published on May 21, 2024, by Forbes Law | Truck Accidents

According to the latest Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration data, about 415,000 police-reported crashes involving large trucks. Of those numbers, there were 4,444 fatal crashes and 101,000 injury crashes. Dealing with the aftermath of a truck collision can be overwhelming. The mix of concern about injuries and vehicle damage, coupled with the potential impact on […]

Most Common Types of Construction Accidents

Published on May 14, 2024, by Forbes Law | Construction Accidents

Of all the different industries individuals work in, construction repeatedly ranks near the top of workplace injuries lists. Some types of injury incidents occur more often than others, leaving workers, vendors, and even innocent bystanders seriously harmed or even claiming their lives. Are you curious what are the most common types of construction accidents? Keep […]

How Are Hit and Run Accidents Investigated?

Published on May 7, 2024, by Forbes Law Offices | Car Accidents

After an accident, you expect the other driver to stop, provide their contact information, and wait for the police. But what happens when the individual leaves the scene of the incident? That is known as a “hit and run” accident. Unfortunately, these types of crashes leave victims without many answers. If law enforcement cannot find […]

What Are the Different Forms of Sexual Abuse?

Published on April 23, 2024, by Forbes Law Offices | Sexual Abuse Cases

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are millions of individuals subjected to sexual violence each year in the U.S. Data compiled by the non-profit Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) suggests that at least 463,634 of those annual victims belong to the 12 and older age group. While the […]

The Role of Race and Gender in Police Brutality

Published on April 16, 2024, by Forbes Law Offices | Police Brutality

Predictive or racial profiling for traffic, stop and frisk, and other types of policing have been strategies used by police as proposed “crime deterrents” for decades. However, in recent years, there have been an increasing number of cases of law enforcement officers taking advantage of their position of trust to do more than conduct illegal […]

What To Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

Published on April 9, 2024, by Forbes Law Offices | Slips and Falls

Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere, from grocery stores to office buildings, and they often leave victims shaken and uncertain about what steps to take next. Whether you slipped on a wet floor or tripped over an uneven surface, knowing what to do in the aftermath is crucial for your health, safety, and legal […]

Paris Hilton Mentions Miracle Meadows Case in Jamaica Speech

Published on April 8, 2024, by Forbes Law | Firm News

Late last week, celebrity turned child abuse advocate Paris Hilton made a speech in Treasure Beach, Jamaica. She was in the island nation at the invitation of eight American boys who had been recently rescued from Atlantis Leadership Academy, one of many schools worldwide that she contends belongs to the “troubled teen industry.” In her […]