By Jaklitsch Law Group of Jaklitsch Law Group on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. You see it all the time. People pulling out cell phones during meals and meetings. Now, a new survey by the University of Southern California finds that age plays a role in how people view texting while eating. Fifty percent of those between 18… Read More

By Jaklitsch Law Group of Jaklitsch Law Group on Thursday, February 7, 2013.The ongoing debate over the Washington Redskins’ team name moves to the Smithsonian American Indian museum this week as sports writers, scholars, Native Americans and others gather for a conference. The discussions Thursday at the National Museum of the American Indian will address the use… Read More

While the teams, site and time have been finalized, a local anti-drunk driving organization is urging the public to also develop a game plan to prevent drunk driving during this weekend’s “Super Bowl Sunday.” During Super Bowl Sunday, 40-percent of all traffic fatalities occurring in the U.S. are alcohol-related according to the National Highway Traffic… Read More

By Jaklitsch Law Group of Jaklitsch Law Group on Friday, January 25, 2013. NBC4 Washington did a great follow-up on our man Zach. He’s the University of Maryland teen and a good friend of the Jaklitsch Law Group who’s simple gesture became an Internet sensation while he was battling cancer. Check this out. NBC4 Story about Zach… Read More

In good news for the lead-footed, D.C. started reducing the prices for some of its steep traffic camera fines last year. But one app producer wants to help people avoid the tickets entirely. Inspired by taxi-driving relatives who were seeing their profits eaten up by multiple monthly traffic tickets, Virginia resident Faris Gessese, his brother Joseph, and a hired… Read More

By Jaklitsch Law Group on Sunday, January 13, 2013. Can you be fired for refusing the flu shot? That’s a great question. Many employers are now requiring employees receive a flu shot. But can an employer legally force you to get a vaccination or risk losing your job? Unfortunately for those afraid of needles, the… Read More

WASHINGTON – For the fifth year in a row, Maryland public schools have been ranked No. 1 in the nation by Education Week. The year the Quality Counts review by Education Week gave Maryland an overall grade of a B-plus. Maryland has continued to build upon its success since gaining the top slot in the nation… Read More

By Jaklitsch Law Group of Jaklitsch Law Group on Sunday, January 6, 2013. ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Starting in July, tolls to use several Maryland bridges and tunnels will go up. Crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and the Gov. Harry Nice Bridge will go from $4 to $6 in cash, and $3.60 to $5.40 for E-ZPass… Read More

By Jaklitsch Law Group of Jaklitsch Law Group on Thursday, January 3, 2013. WASHINGTON — A police officer can’t pull you over and arrest you just because you gave him the finger, a federal appeals court declared Thursday. In a 14-page opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit ruled that the “ancient gesture of… Read More

By Jaklitsch Law Group of Jaklitsch Law Group on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. A revised traffic regulation that took effect on New Year’s Day and is being called much too harsh by some drivers. A key complaint is that the revised rule raises the stakes for drivers who run yellow lights. Under the revision, running… Read More