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Accidents during a Cruise Ship Holiday Tour: The Issue of Jurisdiction
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Accidents during a Cruise Ship Holiday Tour: The Issue of Jurisdiction Shore excursions and other inland itineraries have become additional sources of fun for cruise ship passengers and another major money-making activity for cruise lines that in almost every port of call these are offered. Some of the most common activities held during shore excursions are archaeological explorations, cultural tours, dining on land, shopping,...

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There are More Than Eight Million Incidences of Slip And Fall Accidents Every Year: If You are One of Them, it is Better if You Know Your Rights
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Premises liability refers to a landowner’s liability for certain types of injuries suffered by anyone on his/her property where some type of unsafe or defective condition exists. Though the leading basis of a premises liability is injury due to slip and fall accident, it also includes in its scope any type of injury that may be due to falling objects, open excavations, broken benches...

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Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
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Proving financial responsibility by carrying auto liability insurance or a state-approved bond, which will show a driver’s financial capability in compensating anyone who he/she may injure in an accident is a requirement in all 50 states in the U.S. This requirement is meant to ensure injured victims that they will receive compensation, which ought to cover cost of treatment for their injury and loss...

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Spousal Rape: Not a Crime in the U.S. Until After 1979
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Marital rape, also known as spousal rape, is non-consensual sex wherein the offender is the victim’s spouse. This, now considered, criminal act, which is widely experienced by women, though is also committed against me, is a form of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Marital rape often takes place within abusive relationships; it is also chronic or repeated form of violence instead of just a one-time...

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Why Many Individuals are Wrongfully Convicted
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Drug-related activities, which include simple possession, possession with intent, sale of a controlled substance, drug manufacturing, drug trafficking, and drug conspiracy, are serious federal and state crimes and are punished with mandatory sentences, steep fines, and possibly many hours of community service, among others. (A mandatory sentence refers to the penalties a court must hand down to a person convicted of certain offense. Felony...

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