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According to a report1 published at nbcphiladelphia.com, a Temple University student was recently involved in a hit-and-run accident when a vehicle struck her near campus on Wednesday, April 29th. The incident occurred near the intersection of Diamond Street and Park Avenue at around 7:30 p.m. and threw the victim from the bicycle she was riding.
By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You’ve come home to find legal papers taped to your door. A closer look reveals that the legal papers are a debt collection summons and complaint – you are being sued you for an old debt. You are terribly confused because you know this debt has been charged off by the bank years before.
This weekend more than 250,000 people will be eagerly heading to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for 500 miles of fun, or as we affectionately call the Indy 500. Here are a few tips to enjoy your day, avoid injuries, and ensure that you get to watch the victor chug his bottle of milk: We all know the day of the Indy 500 will be hot! Be sure you wear sunscreen, pack an umbrel ...
A newly-proposed bill seeks to require bars in Texas to adequately insure themselves against DWI accident lawsuits. A new bill (House Bill 409) has been proposed by Rep. Chris Turner which would require all Texas bars and restaurants that receive more than 50% of their revenue from alcohol sales to obtain liquor liability insurance.
Getting injured in an automobile accident can leave you confused and overwhelmed. The situation worsens when you do not know what you need to do after a car accident. The most important action that you need to take is to seek immediate medical attention. A doctor will examine you and diagnose any injuries that you might have sustained.
The Step Parent Trap: How second marriage can destroy your San Diego estate plan Posted May 21, 2015 by Keith Davidson ...
Would you turn over your hard earned money to a convicted felon? Many readers are saying “No way!” but many do so everyday. Yes, everyday. Yesterday, four major money center banks agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges in connection with a worldwide conspiracy among several banks to manipulate foreign exchange rates (“FOREX”). Citi, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays and RBS.
SEC Launches Inquiring into JPMorgan’s Fund Sales Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:45 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: JP Morgan Chase & Co. is under investigation by the SEC and other regulators regarding the manner in which it sells its own mutual funds and other proprietary products.
Investing in oil and gas companies has been a popular investment theme over the course of the last five years. However, recent shifts in oil prices and a general slow-down in energy markets has led to steep declines in oil and gas investments, such as limited partnerships and master limited partnerships.
What is an Advance Directive? by Fort Worth Estate Planning Attorney Susan Smith You’ve probably seen it in the movies or read about it in the news. It’s a heart-wrenching scenario: a spouse or parent is in a coma. A decision must be made: keep your loved one on life support, or let nature take its course? Making medical choices in a time of emotional stress is heart-wrenching.
An entrepreneur had with another company entered into an agreement and provided his services. However, the other entrepreneur did not pay. The client tried first with a collection agency to move the debtor to pay. Unfortunately, the collection agency informed him that the debtor could not be found. Then we should take action.
5 Reasons You Should Have an Attorney Draft Your Legal Paperwork Rather Than a Paralegal or Online Service May 21, 2015 by BrasierLaw If you have a relatively simple divorce that you think will be peaceful or amicable you may have searched online to find out how you can do your divorce yourself, or have someone who costs less than an attorney do it for you.
As a dog lover myself, I know how tragic it would be to have my dog hit by a car. As tragic as that is, there is further bad news for dog owners legally. Once your dog leaves your property and ends up on the roadway, there is a good possibility that they will cause a collision. Drivers either will have no opportunity to stop and hit them, or cause a collision by stopping sudd ...
Okay, the title of this post may be a bit salacious but so is the story being reported by the Detroit News. A former Aramark food service worker has been implicated in an alleged murder for hire plot. Former employee Michael Young was charged with felony conspiracy to commit assault. Prosecutors say that Young solicited an inmate to find another inmate to commit an assault a ...
33.8 million vehicles have been recalled for exploding airbags. That’s 1 out of every 7 cars currently on U.S. roads! A few years ago, rumors arose that one of the largest manufacturers of airbags, the Japanese company Takata, had been producing defective airbags for as long as a decade. While many automobile companies have now issued recalls for about 17 million vehicles affect ...
Distracted pedestrians are becoming more prone to accidents on the road, resulting in serious injuries and even death. Distracted driving is an ever growing problem even though everyone is aware of its consequences. Distracted driving is when a driver’s attention is diverted by the use of a cell phone, texting, adjusting the radio or the navigation system, or looking at an accident site.
Last week the Wall Street Journal carried an interesting front page story, “Bank of America’s Woes Test ‘Fixer’ CEO.” The gist of the article is that Bank of America’s CEO, Brian Moynihan, is having problems moving the bank forward. While other big banks are now showing nice profits – and dividends for shareholders – America’s second largest bank is still struggling.
By: Robert J. Nahoum Anyone who has ever dealt with a debt collectors knows how invasive and annoying they can be. The phone rings incessantly and the letters in the mail never seem to stop. Sometimes debt collectors cross the line between aggressive debt collection and harassment. When they do cross that line, Federal consumer protection laws step in to back up the consumer.