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David Peel

What is the Value of Life?

By David Peel Injury and Death cases deal with damages that are far more than financial. What is pain worth? What is a scar worth? What is a life worth? Putting dollars figures on things that cannot be bought and sold is riddled with difficulties. For example, I once represented a lady who had sustained […]

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Shaq O'Neal was one of the big stars featured on the NBA on NBC in the early 1990s.

THE BEST SELLERS LIST- Sporty Spice: Some of the best themes of the 90s come from athletic realm

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The last era of great television themes was the 1990s. While there are a few gems in the 2000s and 2010s, the ’90s was a time for sounds that made a lasting impact. That decade was a blender of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. The 1990s featured classic instrumentals similar to […]

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Hill Street Blues

THE BEST SELLERS’ LISTS- Totally Awesome: Decade full of great television themes broken down to a top 10

By Thomas Sellers Jr. I knew this would be the toughest challenge of this series. Not because I was born in 1981 and these programs helped shape my sense of humor, interests and thoughts, but because the 1980s had a lot of quality theme songs. This was the Golden Age of television to me because […]

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Seek First to Understand

By David Peel Everyone has an opinion. In my injury cases, insurance companies will sometimes hire doctors to testify that the accident did not cause the pain they still have. Usually this comes in the form of one of two opinions: (1) that the problems that the injured victim has were pre-existing the accident; (2) […]

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“The Jeffersons” was the longest running sitcom to feature a predominantly African-American cast. It ran from 1975 to 1985.

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Those 70’s Shows: TV theme songs reach new levels, ranking the best sounds of the era

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As each week in this series progresses, it will be tougher to rank and mention all the shows with outstanding theme songs. Let’s breakdown the 1970s. About four decades ago, television started to grow with the three major networks of ABC, CBS and NBC creating great content. Throw in some PBS, […]

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Medical bills from a car accident

By David Peel Once you’re home from the hospital after a car accident, not only are your household bills still coming in, but now the medical bills begin to pile up. Ambulance, hospital, ER physician, radiologist, pathology and even doctors you are not sure what they did. The bills pile up and panic does too. […]

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The Lone Ranger

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- The Trendsetters: Ranking the best theme songs of 1950s & 60s television

By Thomas Sellers Jr. I think I am prepared to take on my greatest challenge of The Best Sellers’ List column. When I ran an idea by my colleagues Carolyn Bahm and Graham Sweeney recently, they both started laughing. My plan was to write about my favorite 10 television theme songs of all time. Carolyn […]

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D.L. Hughley speaks at the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards Luncheon in May 2013.

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Laughing Matter: Ranking the best comics from film, TV and stage

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The winter blues are around the corner. When the leaves finally fall off the trees and the temperatures are near freezing, we will need things to pass the time. We’ll need to find avenue toward happiness and joy with the shorter days and cold rain. One of the best ways to […]

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Sellers' love for The Golden Girls can be seen on his person with custom tee.

THE BEST SELLERS LIST- Small Screen Classics: Ranking the best sitcoms of all time

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Mid-September is time for new television shows to premiere on all the major networks, basic cable, streaming serves and premium channel. For decades television was the main medium of communication across the world. The invention from the 1920s connected the United States with other countries like Germany, China, Russia and Mexico. […]

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Betty White (Illustration By Thomas Sellers Jr.)

THE BEST SELLERS LIST- Still on the grand stage: Look at 10 entertainers still around to celebrate Grandparent’s Day

By Thomas Sellers Jr. National Grandparent’s Day is always the first Sunday after Labor Day. What a wonderful way to pay tribute to those who embrace the responsibilities of being there for their children’s children. In today’s society a lot of grandparents are legal guardians. Some sage citizens even take on the challenge of mentoring […]

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