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Posted in: October, 2018

The Case Against the Autonomous Car

“Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go,” “Super Cruise,” “Lane-Centering Steering,” “Eyesight,” “Traffic-Aware Cruise Control.”   Ready or not, autonomous vehicle technology has arrived.  Just in time too, because as it turns out, statistics demonstrate that humans are fallible creatures.  According to the US Department of Transportation, 94% of automobile crashes can be traced back to […]

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The Facts and Evidence may be Sitting on Plaintiff’s Wrist

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. President John Adams, 1770 John Adams made that statement during his successful defense of British soldiers.  Today, “facts and evidence” are being established by something that may be […]

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Firm Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers List

Setliff Law would like to congratulate the following attorneys for being selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  C. Stephen Setliff: Transportation Law Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Railroad Law Brickford Y. Brown: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants Product […]

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States’ latest weapon in the struggle for revenue: gross receipts taxes and what it could mean for your business

As the name suggests, a gross receipts tax (“GRT”) is a tax on business receipts rather than business income. Typically, it is imposed on all business sales and allows few or no deductions—and may be used against out-of-state businesses with even a de minimis nexus to the state issuing GRT tax bills. A GRT by […]

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