• What is a Good Settlement with LVNV Funding?

      By: Robert J. Nahoum The notorious debt buyer LVNV Funding has sued you for an old debt that they bought from an original creditor. You are considering whether to fight them or to reach a reasonable settlement and get on with your life. You now have to determine how much is a good settlement with LVNV Funding? Firstly, there are important practical considerations to make in ...

      The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 4 readers -
  • Division of Property in a Divorce

    Division of Property in a Divorce in Texas by Fort Worth Divorce Attorney Susan Smith Everyone assumes that community property will be split 50/50 during a divorce. Yet, this assumption is wrong. When going through a divorce, a judge will divide community property according to a “just and right” division.

    Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney- 2 readers -
  • Independence Day Round–Up

    A post–4th–of–July review of recent developments in patent litigation: Supreme Court declares independence from patent cases. As the Supreme Court closed out a memorable 2014 term, we note that the Court has not accepted any patent cases for its 2015 term. Although there are a few cert. petitions percolating, it appears that patent law will not be front and center in the h ...

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 3 readers -
  • Shoddy Work Leads to Legal Malpractice Verdict

    Shoddy Work Leads to Legal Malpractice Verdict Eli Peretz and Nick Gabbay hoped to make a killing in the real estate market. They were lured to a planned resort community in Costa Rica. A company called Lifestyles Ventures Cayman sponsored the development. Although Peretz had some experience in the real estate market as a home renovations contractor, neither man had experien ...

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 2 readers -
  • Driverless Cars and Pedestrian Accidents

    So far this year there have been double the number of Chicago pedestrian and cyclist fatalities than in the first six months of the past two years. Despite this disturbing reality, city officials have implemented a number of recent changes designed to encourage foot traffic and keep pedestrians safer.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 3 readers -
  • Labour Law: Deadlines For A Termination

    The deadline for a termination is 4 weeks to the 15th of a month or to the end of a month. For employers the deadline extends with the period of employment. So after 2 years the deadline is a month to the end of a month. The longest deadline with 7 months is reached after 20 years. Many empl ...

    R24 Kooperation/ www.r24.de/en/- 4 readers -
  • How to Trademark Your Financial Services Business Name

    The number of people nearing retirement is growing every year, and the younger generation is more interested than ever in long-term financial security. Both segments of the population present a broad need and opportunity for financial services and advisors, which has created a boom in that industry.

    Josh Gerben/ Gerben Law Firm- 5 readers -
  • Non Profit to Pay $20 Million in False Claims Act Case

    Community Health Network, a large non-profit health system with locations throughout Indiana, agreed to pay over $20 million to settle Medicaid and Medicare fraud claims. The U.S. Department of Justice and the Indiana Medicaid Fraud Control Unit brought the case. According to a release from the Justice Department, Community Health contracted for out patient surgical services ...

    Due Diligence- 4 readers -
  • Madoff Victims Sues IRS for Tax Refund

    The victims of Bernie Madoff lost billions of dollars. To lose that kind of money you first have to have money. And people who have money usually can afford lawyers. We have seen lawsuits against banks, accountants, hedge funds… anyone connected with Bernie Madoff Securities has probably been sued. The lawsuit brought by the estate of the late Gladys Luria, however, is a first.

    Due Diligence- 6 readers -
  • Should the Lakefront Trail Split Pedestrians and Cyclists?

    The Lakefront Trail is a Chicago mainstay for tourists and residents. It’s an 18 mile paved route along beautiful Chicago shoreline, spanning from Ardmore Street to 71st. It’s well maintained with beautiful views and is ideal for biking, walking, running, or rollerblading. Many say, however, that in order to keep this popular trail safe for all of its visitors, pedestrians and ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 4 readers -
  • Car Wrecks in St. Louis Involving Uninsured Drivers

    Being in a automobile crash is bad enough, but finding out that the other driver is uninsured makes the situation even more upsetting. A responsible driver may find it hard to comprehend why an individual would blatantly disregard the law and operate a motor vehicle without proper insurance. Not only is the individual running the risk of receiving traffic citations if pulled ...

    Christopher Hoffmann/ St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 3 readers -
  • SIFMA Unveils Cyber Securities Tips

    SIFMA Unveils Cyber Securities Tips Posted on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 11:19 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A single security breach can have detrimental effects on a small advisory firm. Small firms often face more difficulty as they lack resources or technical expertise to implement a sound defense system.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 3 readers -
  • How to Take a Vacation as a Lawyer

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    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 3 readers -
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