A slip and fall claim is a type of personal injury claim based on premises liability. In personal injury law, a claim based on premises liability generally refers to an injury caused by an unsafe condition on someone’s property. Although a ‘slip and fall accident’ injury can be […]
A Georgia jury recently awarded $1.3 million to a young woman who claimed she suffered a permanent and painful back injury from a slip and fall accident in a Walmart store.
Roku has signed a multiyear intellectual-property license agreement with TiVo, granting Roku access to a portfolio of thousands of patents.
Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed. The agreement covers the TiVo and Rovi patent portfolios as well as the over-the-top patents in the Intellectual Ventures portfolio under the TiVo-IV licensing partnership.
TiVo in its current instantiation was formed out of Rovi’s $1.1 billion acquisition of the DVR maker last year. The combined company’s patent holdings encompass approximately 6,000 issued and pending patents, including about 4,000 internationally. The patents cover a diverse range of technologies, including interactive program guides, DVR functions and mobile device media processes.
The New Yorker’s viral July article has a lot of people talking about emergency preparation. If a national disaster strikes in your area, will you and your family be prepared?
As a rule of thumb for planning an emergency survival kit, remember that the federal government expects the public to be self-sufficient for 72 hours. In the case of a catastrophe, help or rescue may not even arrive until then. Having basic supplies ready is key in this scenario.
The Red Cross generated a list of items that every household should include in their emergency kits:
Buying a property in Blackburn can be a daunting and difficult process. For many of us, it is something we only do a few times in our lives.
A buyers advocate (also known as a buyers agent or property finder) can be an enormous help to make it easy to buy a home or investment property by:
Questions such as “where can I find a home I can afford”, “am I paying too much?”, “where can I find someone to bid for me at auction” are easily answered with the assistance of a buyer’s agent specialising in the Blackburn area.
A buyers advocate can manage the entire buying process for you or, where you have found a property, negotiate on your behalf with the agent or bid at auction for you.
PHYLAND. Requiem Mass for the Repose of the soul of Mr Peter Reginald Phyland will be held in St Luke’s Catholic Church, Orchard Grove, Blackburn South on FRIDAY (Aug 4, 2017) at 1.00 p. m. Private Cremation. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in memory of Peter to Vision Australia, envelopes available at the Service.
Nest Cams (formerly known as Dropcams) are handy little things — plug it in, get it on WiFi, and boom, you’ve got a low-hassle indoor security camera. Want to put it outside? That’s a bit more complicated. The original Nest Cam isn’t very rugged, so you’re looking at dropping at least $50 on a waterproof enclosure. At long last, however, Nest is debuting an… Read More
We’ve gotten confirmation that Dan Milward will be “present” at our “band meeting” from across the Tasman. He’s going to be talking about WordPress and gaming!
Dan Milward is an Entrepreneur based in Wellington New Zealand. His company Instinct contributes to a number of non-profit and Open Source projects, most notably the world famous WordPress e-Commerce Plugin and DoubleHappy a WordPress powered social network for people to create online and mobile games.
Bed bugs reach epidemic proportions. Dr. Michael Potter, University of Kentucky entomologist, was quoted recently as saying, “Bed bugs are just going ballistic everywhere. It is going to really rock this country.” Bed bugs are found today in hotels, apartments, dorm rooms, delivery vehicles, dry cleaners, jails, hospitals, churches, cruise ships, furniture rental stores and private homes. Rare for a time, bed bug bites are becoming all too common. Because pesticides are losing their effectiveness at treating bed bugs, the search is on for new ways to eliminate infestations. ThermaPureHeat® kills bed bugs without harming the environment; using heat to kill bed bugs and the eggs they leave behind. And, since ThermaPureHeat® can be effective in a single bed bug treatment, it can be more cost effective than chemical alternatives which can often require replacement of bedding and even mattresses.