• Peoples Securities Broker in Willimantic, CT, Sanctioned by Securities Regulator

    March 2, 2015 – Willimantic, CT Tricia D. Willis entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that she converted customer funds to personal use by signing the customer’s nam28 withdrawal slips without the customer’s authorizations in violation FINRA Rule 2010 Willis was barred f ...

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  • What to do if You are Victim of Police Brutality

    What to do if You are Victim of Police Brutality Violent or abusive encounters with law enforcement officers can be traumatizing. Not only do victims suffer injury at the hands of police officers, but often find themselves arrested and stuck in jail for some time afterward. It is not surprising that these encounters can leave victims upset, in pain, and wanting justice.

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  • The Alice Penny Drops In East Texas

    As we wrote last month, the early stats suggest that Alice v. CLS Bank has changed the landscape of patent litigation, with a 69% win rate for accused infringers on motions seeking a judgment that an asserted patent is not directed to patentable subject matter. One of the bigger open questions is what reception Alice will receive in the Eastern District of Texas, which runs ne ...

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  • Bank of America Postscript

    We get emails from blog readers. With thousands of visits per year, we are humbled by how far and wide our blog reaches. Often we hear how a particular post was circulated within a company. Thankfully, we are blessed with both great clients and a great audience of active readers. Most of the mail about Bank of America comes from homeowners.

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  • Bank of America – “Smack of Arrogance”

    Trying to stay abreast of the newest Bank of America scandals has almost become a full time occupation. We constantly receive calls from aggrieved homeowners, other lawyers and would-be whistleblowers. As I write this, my colleague Joe Bird is in North Carolina battling the banking behemoth on behalf of homeowners who claims the bank “placed homeowners into loan modifications ...

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  • Tarpon Springs Florida Man Arrested for Securities Fraud

    March 3, 2015- Tallahassee, Florida The Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) announced that John Edward Simpson was arrested in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and has been charged with securities fraud, grand theft and other charges. According to the OFR, Simpson solicited 20 investors nationwide to invest in his company Defense Technology Corporation who were told that t ...

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  • Most Dangerous Chicago Intersections for Pedestrians

    Being a pedestrian in Chicago this time of year is bracing, but rewarding. After all, you get much-needed exercise, do your part for the environment, and avoid the heavy traffic congestion that tends to clog our streets in winter. Unfortunately, walking along our roadways can be one of the most dangerous things you do all day. Pedestrian accidents in Chicago are all too common.

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  • Joel Carlson Sentenced for Customer Fund Theft

    Joel Carlson Sentenced for Customer Fund Theft March 4, 2015 Joel William Carlson of Vadnais Heeights, MN, Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud, Misappropriating $1.5 Million from Clients Joel William Carlson, 43, and a Vadnais Heights, MN investment advisor Investment adviser has been sentenced to prison after perpetrating a $1.

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 10 readers -
  • How Can I Prove a Driver Was Distracted?

    How Can I Prove a Driver Was Distracted? Distracted drivers cause accidents when they do not look carefully at the road and traffic or they look but do not pay attention. Driver distraction may be the leading cause of car crashes. Some of the reasons for distraction are common. Regardless of the reason for distraction, drivers are always required to use ‘the highest degree of ...

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  • Maryland Ponders Whistleblower Law

    Maryland becomes the newest state to propose a comprehensive state whistleblower law. Introduced by Maryland State Attorney General Brian Frosh, the new package is designed to reduce fraud and help close the state’s budget deficit. Since the first false claims act legislation was enacted by the federal government during the Civil War, state and federal governments have recoup ...

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  • Ketorolac (Toradol) Recall by Hospira Creates Shortage in Hospitals

    Hospira is voluntarily recalling 60 lots of vials of the generic drug, ketorolac tromethamine (also known as Toradol), due to contamination by crystal particles that could cause problems if injected into patients. To date there have been no reports of adverse events but the particulates could cause “localized inflammation, allergic reactions and other problems if they are injec ...

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 10 readers -
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