Toto, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore! – Tornadoes, Summer 2011 and Turning 90!
I was sitting here reflecting on the natural disasters of the past month – the tornadoes that have greatly affected the south east, especially those in Alabama, and the releasing of the levees by the Army Corps of Engineers along the Mississippi River to reduce the flood waters. I am struck by how many people...
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Spring, 2Q11, April 15th, “Post” Recession and 2012????? Are we really ready for all of this?
I recently went to PILMMA (Personal Injury Lawyers Marketing & Management Association) Spring Summit in Atlanta. The trees and plants in Atlanta were all about 2 weeks ahead of the plants in NC and it was beautiful! The winter of 2010 is finally OVER! There were about 110 attorneys from across the US all talking...
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Is All Business Good? Focus on Relationship Building
Is every prospect who contacts you going to be a good fit with your firm? Unequivocally, no. In some cases, you may not offer the service that they need; the prospect may also be highly price sensitive – a commodity shopper. In others, the firm’s goals and focus might not be a good fit for...
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It’s National Public Health Week!
This week is National Public Health Week in the U.S. Various agencies combine efforts to promote safety and injury prevention. Organizations focused on children’s safety play a big role in these education efforts. Many law firms also dedicate time and effort to educating the public regarding safety issues. These attorneys have seen some of the...
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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
As Neil Murray mentioned in his guest blog today, distracted driving is an ongoing concern and has the potential to impact all of us. If you manage a law firm – especially one focused on personal injury – ending distracted driving is one of those issues that you may want to champion by becoming a...
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Distracted Drivers
By Guest Blogger Neil T. Murray, J.D., Sheridan & Murray In 2010, there was a dramatic increase in fatal car accidents on Pennsylvania highways. On February 18, 2011, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that 1,324 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents on Pennsylvania highways. This represents an increase of 68% from the number...
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