In Memory Of Amber Racine

  As many of you in the legal community are aware, Raynes & Lawn suffered the unimaginable, tragic loss of our dear colleague, friend and family member, Amber Racine. She was a rising star, a young brilliant trailblazer, a servant leader in our legal community and beyond. Her accomplishments were dazzling, and her potential was […]

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Bernard Smalley Sr. named first Black President of The Board of Directors of City Trusts

The Board of Directors of City Trusts, the agency charged with overseeing charitable trusts bequeathed to the city of Philadelphia, on Wednesday unanimously elected prominent city attorney Bernard W. Smalley Sr. as its president — the first African American ever to lead the board in its 151-year history. Smalley will lead a Board that administers […]

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How Do I Choose A Good Personal Injury Lawyer?

It can be a challenge to find the right personal injury attorney. Many people are overwhelmed by the process. You need to find the right lawyer for your situation. Some attorneys limit their practice to medical malpractice, while other law firms have the experience to help in all matters resulting in personal injury. In other […]

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Does Texting While Diving Really Cause Crashes?

Does Texting While Diving Really Cause Crashes?

A just-released study confirmed what was already suspected—that texting bans are effective in reducing car crashes. States with a texting-while-driving ban realized a 4 percent annual reduction in ER visits for car accidents caused by distracted driving, revealed the study. Published in AJPH, a periodical of the American Public Health Association, the study was conducted […]

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Do Recent Air Disasters Signal a Crisis?

Do Recent Air Disasters Signal a Crisis?

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is under scrutiny for possible gaps in safety oversight following two recent air disasters involving the Boeing 737 MAX, according to a recent report. The aviation accidents follow a decade where the FAA was considered to have “the best aviation safety record in the world.” There were 346 people who […]

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