10 Search Results for obesity

September 18, 2011 at 11:09 pm

Obesity And The Law, And How Not to Be Fat

...hills, pioneer heritage, and avid devotion to sports, leads the nation in obesity, with all the resultant problems that fact implies. In divorce, obesity effects intimacy, the health of the parents, self-image and health of the children, and in employment and insurance. In personal injury, juries are very “judgmental” of obese claimants. Fat people usually have more serious pre-existing conditions. They are more susceptible to injury, and a fit p...

August 11, 2011 at 9:14 pm

Fat, the Law, and Society

...he very things that rank us so low in these areas, help to rank us high in obesity. How is obesity a “legal issue”? 1. Let’s start with divorce. I had a client who everyone described as petite and beautiful as a young bride, appear in my office exhausted, with immune system problems, back problems, digestive problems, high blood pressure, depression, and a husband who had walked out on her. 2. The witnesses said she and her husband had had a near...

March 29, 2011 at 7:36 pm

Lessons From Hatfields & McCoy – Perpetuating the Fight

...y take stock of their whole life. If there are health or addiction issues, obesity, or depression, or severe financial stressors, tackle those problems as best you can. Do NOT overlay these problems with the challenge of a new relationship. Dr. Laura speaks sternly to the woman who has never developed a “whole personality”, but depended on “her man” to define her. She suggests, and I agree, that woman must learn to become an independent, assertive...

September 24, 2015 at 5:43 pm

Suggestions for Operating and Marketing A Small Firm Efficiently and on a Budget

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April 3, 2014 at 8:41 pm

Table of Contents

...een being a good lawyer or a mediocre. It … 2011/10/02 2011-10-02 17:42:00 Obesity And The Law, And How Not to Be Fat I attempted a blog post on this subject and failed miserably. It is a sensitive subject and I have no … 2011/09/18 2011-09-18 23:09:00 The Mystery of Equitable Estoppel I love the doctrine of promissory or equitable estoppel. It has allowed me to win several appeals to the WV … 2011/09/18 2011-09-18 21:42:00 No Lawyer? Or Just Any...

February 27, 2017 at 10:04 pm

A Summing Up of Eight Years’ of Blogging

...d bolts”, “mediation”, “family court” “insurance”, “deliberate intent” or “obesity” will bring up myriad articles and my views and knowledge on the subject. Cost has been the deterrent for my becoming the owner of a 1300 page “coffee table” door stop! About 5 years in, three years ago, my assessment was that WV is 5 years behind the rest of the nation, and I realized that rather than “riding the crest”, I had started paddling my metaphorical surfb...

January 24, 2018 at 8:53 pm

Grim News For a Troubled State: Are There Solutions?

...and some states are in the 70’s or 80’s. We are highest in opioid deaths, obesity, diabetes, lowest in academic test scores, and pitiful in small business growth, which continues to drop even as gas production jumps, and coal a mild 10% increase. As I have mentioned before, but saw in the graph, WV has the highest ratio of “transfer funds” to private income in the United States. That’s more welfare, SSD, and SSI, WIIC, and the rest. Our populatio...

March 1, 2018 at 3:32 pm

Gun Violence in America: A Small Town Lawyer’s Thoughts

...nt, are self-inflicted. That may not obviously connect to gun violence but obesity, lack of universal health care, and exorbitant costs constitute a huge challenge to America’s social and medical health. Healing Racial Divisions “Fantasyland” helped me to understand the phenomena of police violence, racial conflict, the burning resentment of white working-class America, and the “southern mentality” Confederate Flags and the myth of the noble south...

October 17, 2018 at 10:16 pm

The Challenges to Modern Religion: Part II

...urch to read up on these matters, to realize how important it is to reduce obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other lifestyle-related illnesses in our population. They would become nutritional missionaries. They would sell nutrition, fitness, emotional health, reality based self-improvement, and the revitalization of the church; and if not the church, a suitable successor. I would build a facility near our church with places for exercise, compu...

April 29, 2020 at 5:41 pm

A ROADMAP TO BURTON HUNTER’S IDEAS AND “WISDOM”

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