North Carolina Victim Assistance Network Issues Second Endorsement of Victim’s Rights Amendment on Eve of Pivotal Vote

North Carolina Victim Assistance Network Issues Second Endorsement of Victim’s Rights Amendment on Eve of Pivotal Vote The North Carolina Victim Assistant Network has issued a second statement in support of Marsy’s Law, a proposed amendment to the North Carolina amendment intended to strengthen the rights of victims of violent crime.  The proposed amendment will appear on the ballot November 6. The statement, which touts the benefits of the proposed amendment and answers critics of the amendment was authored by Frances Battle, NCVAN’s Executive Director. At The McGrath Firm we are committed to advance and protect the rights of crime victims.  Accordingly, like NCVAN,
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Electrical Accidents On the Rise

According to a recent study, using data collected by the federal government, electrical accidents are increasing in terms of sheer numbers and severity of injury.  The study, prepared by Electrical Safety Foundation International, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace, shows that electrical accidents continue to plague the nation, particularly the workplace. 
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North Carolina Victims Assistance Network Endorses Marsy’s Law Amendment

In a written statement, the North Carolina Victims Assistance Network has enthusiastically endorsed the adoption of a proposed amendment to the North Carolina constitution intended to strengthen the rights of crime victims. The proposed amendment, which is known as Marsy’s Law, will put to a popular referendum when voters go to the polls on November 6...
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Georgia Boy Fatally Electrocuted While Playing Football

As reported by Ashley Osborne and WJBF in Augusta, Georgia, a boy was fatally injured in an electrical accident this week. The electrical accident occurred while the 12-year-old was playing football with friends. When the ball was thrown over a fence, the boy attempted to scale the fence to retrieve the ball. Unknown to the boy, a live power line was in contact with the fence, thus electrifying it with high voltage electricity. When the boy touched the fence attempting to climb it he was electrocuted, receiving a fatal electrical shock. Two other children were transported to the hospital for treatment.
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