The Legal Tech Podcast

Just Say No to Google, Or Those Other Listening Devices In a Law Office

Published on: March 22, 2024

We love Amazon Alexa, Google, Siri and all those listening devices. They are fun, great at home, but an absolute no around offices. Lawyers, and any other profession handling confidential or sensitive information, simply can't have them around. In this episode of the Legal Tech Podcast, Attorney…

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Why Pennsylvanians Need to Buy More Medical Coverage in Their Automobile Insurance Policies

Published on: August 11, 2023

Pennsylvanians should  purchase more than the minimum $5,000 medical coverage in their auto insurance policies for several important reasons: When you buy auto insurance, you buy medical coverage to pay for your medical bills. Most people buy the minimum, yet if you are seriously hurt, or even…

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OMG – The Martians Are Coming – It’s Time For Judges & Others to Calm Down About Artificial Intelligence

Published on: July 5, 2023

Oh my God, the Martians are invading the legal world. Have you heard? There is this new thing called "Artificial Intelligence," and lawyers apparently have it do all of their work, including filing court documents. Or so it seems. Talk about AI is everywhere. At its core,…

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The Myth of the 90 Day Rule – Why Injured Workers in Pennsylvania Almost Never Have to Treat With the Company Doctor

Published on: June 6, 2023

The constant mantra that injured workers in Pennsylvania must treat with a "company doctor" for 90 days, or they won't receive their workers' compensation benefits, is a myth, albeit one that many attorneys who represent injured workers erroneously accept as gospel. This podcast, by Pennsylvania workers' compensation attorney…

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Spouses Don’t Get It All – In Pennsylvania, If You Die Without a Will, Your Spouse Doesn’t Get Everything

Published on: April 18, 2023

One of the great mistakes people make is not having a Will, because they assume their spouse will get everything anyway. If you don't have a Will and live in Pennsylvania, you are wrong. If you don't have a Will, and you have kids, your spouse doesn't…

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Rotten Fish – Time to Get Rid of Old, Outdated & Unsupported Software – Before Your Computers Get Sick

Published on: January 13, 2023

If you eat food past its expiration date and it has spoiled, you could suffer a fever, chills, stomach cramps, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Or if it is really bad, you could contract E.coli, listeria, or salmonella. Now, imagine if your computer contracted the electronic versions of…

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The Basics of Applying for Social Security Disability and SSI Benefits

Published on: December 14, 2022

Social Security Disability Benefits Attorney Christa Frank High of the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC discusses the basics of applying for Social Security Disability Benefits. She addresses the requirements for Social Security Disability (SSD) as well as Supplemental Security Income (SSI). For both SSD and SSI, you must…

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NCIS: What in the world were they thinking, and why does that matter for lawyers, legal professionals, and anyone else who has to keep information confidential?

Published on: December 7, 2022

Lawyers, paralegals, legal support staff, and other businesses that must maintain the confidentiality of client and other information must be careful not to allow devices such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple's Siri to listen to and record conversations with this type of sensitive information. This…

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The World Series as an Allegory For Success in the Law, and in Business

Published on: October 31, 2022

When Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker celebrated his team’s victory in game 1 of the 2022 World Series, he did so before the game was over, bragging to the TV announcer how rare it is to joke and laugh during a game. Dusty Baker was convinced his…

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What the ??? It’s Time Lawyers & Businesses Used Multifactor Authentication

Published on: September 11, 2022

Spear phishing and other forms of cybercrime are targeting law firms and businesses, and these firms need to be prepared, and need to prepare clients and customers to avoid being victims of cybercriminals who just want to steal their money. For lawyers, who are required to have…

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