Charlie Sheen, HIV Disclosure Legal Issues and Victim Rights


“Failing to disclose to a sexual partner that you’re HIV positive is like playing Russian roulette with someone’s life” – Jon Mitchell Jackson, Esq. Today we chatted on Blab about Charlie Sheen's disclosure of being HIV positive earlier today to Matt Lauer on the TODAY show. After the show, Mr. Sheen's ex-girlfriend, and Periscope Summit NY panelist, Bree Olson, told Howard Stern that Sheen … [Read more...]

Halloween Safety Tips

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Almost every year after Halloween, we get several phone calls families involving an injury their child suffered on Halloween. Sometimes the call is related to a tragic death. In most cases, the injury could have been prevented. Most people are not aware of the fact that Halloween is the most dangerous day of the year for child pedestrian fatalities.   We've Seen Lives Changed Because … [Read more...]

Why I’m Proud to be a Trial Lawyer

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Trial lawyers protect those who do not have the ability or resources to defend themselves. They keep the peace and make sure everyone plays by the rules. They are an indispensable part of a society that is equal, fair and just. And when someone decides that the law doesn’t apply to him, her, or it, trial lawyers are there to hold the wrongdoer accountable. What we do matters. I truly believe … [Read more...]

Distracted Driving Kills 3,000 to 4,000 People Each Year!

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Distracted driving kills more than 3,000-4,000 and injuries another 400,000-600,000 people each year. At any given daylight moment across America, 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or other electronic devices while driving. The average time the eyes of distracted drivers are off the road is 5 seconds. At 55 mph, this is equivalent to traveling the length of a football field … [Read more...]

Bill Cosby Gives His Deposition Today in California

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In a few hours, Bill Cosby will give sworn testimony in Los Angeles as a defendant in the civil lawsuit brought by Judy Huth. In this case, Hurth alleges Cosby assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974 when she was 15. This is Cosby’s first deposition since 2005. In that deposition he admitted, under oath, to obtaining quaaludes with the intent of using them for sex with young women. Of note … [Read more...]

How To Stop Internet Trolls

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I recently participated on the "Law Panel" in New York at the Periscope Summit. While watching several other events, I was moved in particular by one presentation that involved panelist sharing their experiences with trolls. What I heard really bothered me. I have zero tolerance for bullies and decided to put together some resources showing people how to deal with trolls in and some cases, help … [Read more...]

Mitch Jackson Speaks at Chapman University

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Yesterday at Chapman University, Mitch was asked by Professor Niklas Myhr to share his thoughts on business, entrepreneurship and building relationships on the digital platforms. Mitch discussed how his firm is using social media and specifically, live streaming, to do just that. Several videos, quotes and highlights can be found via the Twitter streams and hashtags below. It is noted that … [Read more...]

Drunk and Drugged Driving Statistics from MADD

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Please take a moment to go over these very disturbing drunk and drug driving statistics offered by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Even more important, share this information with every single driver in your family and while you're at it, watch this 5 minute movie.     50 to 75 percent of convicted drunk drivers continue to drive on a suspended license. An average drunk … [Read more...]

What are the environmental and health ramifications of the Volkswagen diesel vehicle pollution scandal?

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According to recent reports, several dozen people in California, and a hundred more across the country may have died from Volkswagen diesel vehicle pollution. Because the problem resulted in the Volkswagen diesel engines generating up to 40 times the federal limit of nitrogen oxides, experts report that children, the elderly and people suffering from heart conditions and asthma may have … [Read more...]

Jennifer Quinn Interviews Jon Mitchell Jackson

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Mitch and Lisa had the pleasure of meeting Jennifer Quinn last week in New York during the Periscope Summit Convention. Earlier today Mitch was honored to be interviewed on Jennifer's "The Daily Q Show." The topic was focused around “How professionals and business owners can and should embrace their 'human' side to engage on social media and live streaming platforms.” Click here or on the … [Read more...]

Senior Partner, Mitch Jackson, at PILMMA 2015

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Mitch recently had the honor of closing this year's PILMMA 2015 convention. The theme of his presentation revolved around lawyers and other professionals using mobile technology and live streaming. Adding content via the concept of newsjacking allows lawyers and other professionals, to expand their sphere of influence, build new relationships and increase profits. Here are several of Mitch's … [Read more...]

New Recommendation From Nimble CEO Jon Ferrara

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"Mitch Jackson is one of the most unique Human Beings I know and the fact that he is a Lawyer makes him even more amazing. He lives every day to help the people around him become better, smarter, faster by inspiring and educating people about how they can grow. It's an honor to know him and I am proud to call him my friend." Jon Ferrara CEO | Nimble - Social Relationships, Made Easy Click for … [Read more...]

How Can You Get a Lawyer to Return Your Phone Calls?

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Things can get a bit crazy at times for lawyers. Each week Lisa and I are either in court, at an arbitration or mediation, at client’s offices, and or in meetings with clients, experts, and witnesses. When potential or existing clients call our office, often times we simply cannot physically take the call. We do our very best to return calls during breaks and before we leave the office. We’re … [Read more...]

100+ Things We Do For Our Clients…

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Most people are not really aware of all the things some lawyers do to help protect their clients. When our clients experience a personal injury or a loved one suffers a wrongful death, many things need to be done. First of all, we're not sure what other lawyers do for their clients. What we share below is simply an overview of what we do and recommend that other attorneys do for their clients. … [Read more...]

Common Household Products Can Put You, Others at Risk

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Dangerous Products A woman in South Jordan, Utah, was recently poisoned when she ordered sweet tea at a restaurant. While making the tea, a restaurant employee accidentally used deep fryer cleaner instead of the sweetener that had similar packaging. All too often we hear about someone who has accidentally poisoned themselves or someone else with a dangerous household chemical. While threats … [Read more...]

How Lawyers Will Use Live Video Streaming Apps Like Periscope, Blab, and Meerkat To Win Trials!

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During a jury trial, one of the biggest challenges you face as a lawyer is trying to figure out what a jury wants or needs to hear. It’s often difficult to determine how your jury is interpreting the facts and evidence. Currently, lawyers are forced to decode a jurors body language and speculate as to its meaning [this is what Blab looks like from your mobile phone] This uncertainty is about to … [Read more...]

Stand Up, Sound Out and Stop Distracted Driving

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Facts We All Need To Know! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Provention (CDC), each day in US, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1,153 people are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver. Although startling in and of themselves, experts believe these numbers are vastly under-reported. At any given daylight moment across America, approximately 660,000 drivers … [Read more...]

Subway Should Sue Jared Fogle!

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Jared Fogle, the former Subway pitchman, has reached a plea deal admitting to handling child pornography and having sex with a minor. He has agreed to serve between five and 12½ years in prison. Based upon this morning's news, I believe Subway has the legal right to sue Fogle for breach of the moral clause in his contract and demand Fogle return all payments made to him since 2000. In almost … [Read more...]