• How Can I Prove a Driver Was Texting?

      According to the official United States Government Website for Distracted Driving, “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving” is considered to be a form of distracted driving. These distractions range from texting to adjusting a radio to eating. However, the complexity behind text messaging creates a complex diversion of attention off of the road.

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    • Aggressive Drivers Can Be Extremely Dangerous

      Driving or riding in a motor vehicle comes with an inherent risk of accidents and injuries. These risks significantly increase, however, when other drivers on the road act in an irresponsible manner. While some drivers simply make a mistake, others may purposefully decide to drive in a dangerous manner.

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    • Tougher Legislation For Banks And Debt Buyers

      Tougher Legislation For Banks And Debt Buyers Posted on Jul 27, 2015 By Cynthia Lawson July 27, 2015 by Cynthia Lawson On July 15, 2015 Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced a Bill that would require Banks and Debt Buyers to notify the credit reporting agencies when a consumer’s debt has been extinguished in Bankruptcy.

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  • B&I News: Martin Eisenstein Gives Webinar on Sales Tax of IT Products and Services

    On July 14, 2015, Martin Eisenstein presented a webinar to accounting and legal professionals on the subject of sales tax issues in connection with the IT products and services industry. Mr. Eisenstein discussed the six questions that should be answered with regard to any IT service provider’s product/service line, including: the identification of the nature of the servi ...

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  • Police Recordings and the Right to Know Law

    Earlier this month, Attorney Allen Thompson authored a post Yes, You Can Record Police Officers During The Course of Their Official Duty. The following day, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania released its decision in Pennsylvania State Police v. Grove, 1146 C.D. 2014. The primary issue in Grove was whether the video recordings of interactions between law enforcement offic ...

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  • How To Check For Warrants in Houston

    A few times per week we get phone calls to our Houston office from people interested in finding out if there is a way to find out if they have a warrant in Harris County, without having to visit the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for obvious reasons. To get more information about how to find out if you have a warrant in Houston, click one of the links below.

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  • California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act

    California has one of the most generous and positive whistleblower climates within the United States. Like many states, California has false claims act that allows insiders with knowledge of fraud against the state or any of its subdivisions (counties and municipalities) to bring a lawsuit in the name of the state and collect a generous reward if the suit is successful.

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  • Road Traffic Injuries Involving Children

    The world can be a dangerous place for children, and it’s our job to make it safer for the next generation. We must do everything we can to make the world safe and accessible for young people as they grow and develop. Because children are small with still growing bodies, there are many dangers that pose a special risk of injury to them. The most common cause of child injury is car accidents.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 2 readers -
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  • Vaccine Injuries, An Overview

    It is very important for you and your children to obtain your vaccinations. There is no question that the benefits far outweigh the risks, and that vaccines have prevented injury and death in our country. However, on very rare occasions, there can be individual adverse effects. It is important to know about these in case you are one of the small number of people affected.

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  • Falls and Injuries Involving Children

    The next generation is our most precious resource. We must do everything we can to make the world safe and accessible for young people as they grow and develop. Because children are inexperienced and unaware, there are many special dangers that pose risks to them. Over a hundred children die every year from preventable injuries resulting from accidental falls, and thousands more are injured.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 2 readers -
  • 2 More Swiss Banks Settle with US in FBAR Probe

    SB Saanen and Privatbank Bellerive Have Agreed to Cooperate with the IRS At least once a week we report on the latest Swiss bank or banks settling with the government. This week is no exception. According to the Justice Department’s Tax Division, Privatbank Bellerive AG and SB Saanen are the latest two Swiss banks to cooperate with the Department of Justice and IRS.

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  • Weekly Edge #12 – Accounting and Tax Tips for Lawyers

    This week we’re looking at accounting and tax tips for lawyers. It’s one of those things that’s not fun, but it’s gotta get done. Hopefully some of our tips can make your life a bit easier. Accounting and Taxes for Lawyers The Solo Lawyer’s Guide to Tax Deductions via Lawyerist by Steven Chung Curious whether you can deduct it? This article goes over the requi ...

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