Archive for December 2015

Maryland State Police Reminds Drivers to “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”

The Maryland State Police has issued a warning to drivers that they should expect speed and DUI enforcement this holiday season, stating “The State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort and troopers statewide will be out in force focusing efforts on impaired, distracted, and aggressive drivers. This effort is intended to reduce traffic crashes and the resulting injuries and deaths on Maryland roads. The Maryland State Police remind drivers all year,…

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Workplace Fire Safety Regulations

Under federal law, employees have a right to a safe work environment. This includes working in an environment that adheres to fire safety regulations. The attorneys at Azrael, Franz, Schwab and Lipowitz have provided information employees should know pertaining to their employers’ fire safety responsibilities. Emergency Fire Plans The Occupational Safety and Health Administration outlines that every employer should have a fire safety plan in place, and make clear what…

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What to Know about Corporate Fraud

Corporate Fraud is a general and broad term to describe complicated activities committed by companies with the intent of deceiving the public. There are a range of punishable crimes that fall under this area of law, but it is important to note that not all activities related to corporate fraud are state or federal crimes. Securities Fraud: Securities fraud, or investment fraud, consists of the provision of falsified information in…

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Fire Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

The winter holiday season poses many potential risks in terms of fire safety. It is important that families recognize the dangers and exercise caution to prevent fires from starting during the holidays.  Research has shown that risk of house fires and related death increases during the time between November and January. The compassionate attorneys at Azrael, Franz, Schwab & Lipowitz have provided the following tips for preventing fires during the…

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