• Information for Construction Workers

    When you become a construction worker, you likely realize that you are engaging in a potentially dangerous job, as construction is deemed one of the riskiest industries by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).1 However, construction workers are necessary to build, improve, and repair building, bridges, roadways, and much more.

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 8 readers -
  • How Much Do We Charge For Bankruptcy?

    We get calls from people almost every day asking how much we charge to file bankruptcy. They have apparently already decided, perhaps upon the advice of a friend or family member, that they need to file bankruptcy and are making their way through a list of law firms asking this question alone to determine who they can pay the least to be the caretaker of their financial future.

    Bradford Botes/ Bond and Botes- 8 readers -
  • Compensation for Disfigurement

    Car accidents can leave behind both obvious and invisible wounds. While the initial injuries like lacerations and broken bones heal, they often leave behind scars, marks, discolorations, and other disfigurements. These are constant reminders to victims of car accidents of the pain and suffering they went through. They are also visible flaws to others.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 5 readers -
  • Taking a Road Trip? Watch out for Winter Weather Accidents.

    Hi there, I am a Personal Injury Attorney in Houston. Winter weather accidents are perhaps some of the worst accidents to witness. In many cases, drivers lose control of their 4000 pound vehicles as they slide down the road into guardrails, other vehicles, or worse, pedestrians. Impaired drivers leaving holiday parties pose a serious threat to the safety of other drivers on t ...

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 5 readers -
  • Can You Lend a Firearm to Another Person under Federal Law?

    From time to time, individuals inquire as to whether they can lend a firearm to a friend. While state firearms laws vary on this subject (for instance, in Pennsylvania an individual can lend shotguns and rifles but not handguns, unless the person receiving the handgun has a license to carry firearm), Federal law specifically allows one to lend a firearm to another individual, p ...

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 6 readers -
  • Distracted Driving Accidents

    Statistically speaking, one out of every five car accidents is caused by a distracted driver. If you’ve been hurt in a car accident involving a driver who was distracted at the time (including texting while driving), call our Dallas car accident lawyers today at 1-877-405-4313 for free information on your legal options, and how we can help.

    Rasansky Law Firm- 10 readers -
  • FINRA's Acceptance, Waiver and Consent Settlement (AWC)-Part 1

    FINRA’s Acceptance, Waiver and Consent Settlement (AWC)-Part 1 Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 12:47 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: This is the first of three posts to discuss FINRA Rule 9216. This post will discuss the “acceptance” portion of the rule related to regulatory (disciplinary) settlement agreements.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 11 readers -
  • Are Golf Carts Safe on Streets?

    Long gone are the days when you only used your golf cart on the local 18-hole course. Due to their accessibility and efficiency, golf carts quickly expanded beyond the greens and into local retirement communities. In areas that focused on reducing heavy traffic or banned vehicles altogether, golf carts were the perfect middle ground.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • Why You Should Avoid Cashing Out Your 401(K)

    Many of my clients come to me six months after cashing out their 401(k). At the time, it seemed to be a good idea to solve a short-term cash crunch. Unfortunately, cashing in a 401(k) can cause problems in the future. It is often easy to cash in your 401(k) as long as you can prove you are having a hardship, such as temporary cash-flow problems created by the loss of a job or a ...

    Grant Mcnutt/ Bond and Botes- 7 readers -
  • Federal Appeals Court Win for Whistleblowers

    Whistleblowers often have a tough time taking on their employer. Even those that take on a former employer can still face an uphill battle. It is often a true David versus Goliath fight, one in which a single employee tries to take on huge and powerful corporations. Congress recognized this and passed the federal False Claims Act in 1863.

    Due Diligence- 7 readers -
  • As an FFL, Can You Sell an NFA Firearm Through the Mail?

    Often times, Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) inquire as to whether they can sell a National Firearms Act (NFA) firearm through the mail, without the buyer needing to be present. To the surprise of most FFLs, you actually can sell NFA firearms through the mail, provided the purchaser is not otherwise prohibited and is a resident in the same state as the FFL. 27 C.F.R. § 478.

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 8 readers -