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Legal news affects our everyday lives, whether we notice it or not. Here’s a summary of a few of this month’s major cases. Virtual Jury Selection Leads to Mistrial Motion Potential jurors were seen curled up in bed, exercising, and leaving the room during virtual jury selection for asbestos trial. Lead Counsel for Fryer-Knowles Inc. filed a motion for mistrial…

product recalls

At McCoy, Hiestand & Smith we value the health and safety of everyone in our community. Sometimes regardless of how careful we are the products we buy aren’t as safe as we had hoped. Products are recalled every day and it’s important to stay up to date on those recalls in order to keep you and your loved ones safe….

legal news

Legal news affects our everyday lives, whether we notice it or not. Here’s a summary of a few of this month’s major cases.  New Jersey Nursing Home Where 78 Died of Coronavirus Facing Two Lawsuits A nursing home in Sussex County, New Jersey, where 78 people have died is facing a second lawsuit. The families of two residents who died…

The coronavirus pandemic has left many businesses reeling and attempting to recover from record loss. Business Interruption insurance may be available to cover operating expenses, loan payments, payroll, taxes, and more but other types of policies may also be helpful. Coverage Along with business interruption insurance you may have other forms of insurance added to your policy that could apply…

business documents

Our “new normal” has caused many businesses to experience unprecedented loss. Those losses may be covered by Business Interruption insurance. As with all insurance claims, documentation is a vital part of receiving coverage. Here are a few examples of records you should be keeping: Timeline of facility closure, supply chain failures, presence of COVID-19, etc. Copies of all government orders…

vaping

Our news stations and conversations are filled with information on the coronavirus pandemic. By now most of us know the basics but have you thought about how those facts may apply to your lifestyle and well being? Coronavirus or more specifically, COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that travels through your respiratory tract via ACE2 receptors within your healthy cells. Your…

screen time

Shutdowns and government recommendations have drastically changed the way most of us are living our lives. Working from home, homeschooling your children, and trying to stay connected to loved ones has led to a drastic increase in screen time for many people. Increases of 30% sound drastic until you hear that some users have increased their screen time by 185%…

mental health anxiety stress depression

Changes to our everyday routines paired with uncertainty and the health of yourself as well as your loved ones has created anxiety for many people. Here are a few tips to help you cope. Stick to a routine Just because you aren’t reporting to the office or your children aren’t going to school, that doesn’t mean you can’t establish a…

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