• Oil and Natural Gas-Linked Structured Notes Deliver Huge Losses for Investors in 2015

    Lufrano Law, LLC is currently investigating potential claims against broker-dealers in connection with the sale of oil and natural gas-linked structured securities products (“SSPs”). According to Bloomberg Business, broker-dealers sold a record amount of U.S. oil and natural gas-linked SSPs that track an index of oil and gas companies in 2014.

    Lufrano Law- 8 readers -
  • How Do You Research PTAB Decisions?

    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board, or PTAB, has been steadily gaining momentum since its inception in September 2012. Recognizing the need for lawyers to navigate the ever-growing list of decisions, Docket Alarm has created the first and only dedicated PTAB legal research engineand analytics platform.

    Tara Sue Klamrowski/ DocketAlarm- 5 readers -
  • Three Chicago Men Receive $64,000 Settlement In Rear-End Accident

    Three young males recently called upon the legal services of Staver Law Group after being involved in a Chicago rear-end accident. The men were traveling northbound on 1-94 in Cook County when they were unexpectedly rear-ended by another vehicle. Immediately after the accident, they presented themselves to Ingalls Memorial Hospital where they received treatment for their minor injuries.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 3 readers -
  • Social Media and the Workplace: From Hiring to Firing

    Lawyer Richard Johnson, Contributor. In a previous post on this site, we looked at whether an employee’s social media activity can give her employer cause to fire her. Since that time, social media channels have continued to multiply, as has their use and sometimes abuse. For those of us who are employed, or hope to be, this use brings with it a host of work-related hazards, b ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 5 readers -
  • Texas Wrongful Death Statistics

    What are the numbers regarding wrongful deaths in Texas? It can be difficult to determine how many fatalities are considered “wrongful deaths” caused by negligence. As a result, this page will discuss accidental and preventable death statistics in the state of Texas. Auto accident wrongful deaths in Texas. Last year, one person was killed in a Texas car accident every 2 hours and 29 minutes.

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 4 readers -
  • WSJ: Shale Oil Companies Going “Bust”

    Crude prices are once again down around the $40 per barrel range with still no relief in sight. Never a week goes buy with another announcement of a U.S. shale oil bond issue defaulting or an exploration company folding. Having been raised in the oil patch, I know first hand how sensitive the industry is to prices.

    Due Diligence- 8 readers -
  • Helping Friends at Thanksgiving

    For most of us Thanksgiving Week brings the smell of turkey roasting in the oven, time away from work and school, family gatherings and, of course, football! At Bond & Botes, we look forward to these things and are thankful for the many clients that we have been able to serve in the past year. We take great pride in being able to provide our clients with quality representat ...

    Bradford Botes/ Bond and Botes- 4 readers -
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