• Southwest Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Death of Richard Ilczyszyn

      Kelly Ilczyszyn, the widow of Richard Ilczyszyn, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Southwest Airlines claiming her husband died as a result of the flight crew treating him like an out-of-control passenger instead of a passenger in need of help. According to CBS News, 46-year old Richard Ilczyszyn was on a flight home from a business trip and suffered a fatal pulmonary emb ...

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    • Financial Problems After Retirement

      A dream many young people have is to become a professional athlete. As you probably know, it is extremely rare for someone to actually achieve this dream. While you may think these athletes are set financially, a recent study revealed that about 15% of NFL players file for bankruptcy protection within twelve years of retirement.

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    • One in Six NFL Players File for Bankruptcy

      In a new paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), researchers found that roughly 1 in 6 NFL players file bankruptcy within a dozen years of retirement. Interestingly, researchers found that the length of a player’s career and the amount of money he earned had little impact on whether he would file bankruptcy.

      Kathryn Davis/ Bond and Botes- 3 readers -
  • Suitability Violation Results in $48 Million Award

    A well-known investment advisor has been ordered to pay a couple $48.5 million after making “grossly unsuitable” investment recommendations. The firm, Family Endowment Partners, is based in Boston, Massachusetts. A single arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association ordered the company to pay approximately $13.

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  • Pennsylvania H.B. 916 Would Extend WC Coverage to Emergency Management Volunteers

    by Karl Voigt The Pennsylvania legislature is once again attempting to amend the Commonwealth’s Workers’ Compensation Act, this time in the form of House Bill 916, which aims to extend insured status to emergency management volunteers. As a matter of public policy, the Act has long extended insurance coverage to volunteer firefighters, volunteer ambulance corps, volunteer ...

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  • Prescription Drugs – Everyday Routine or Russian Roulette?

    Tens of millions of Americans take prescription drugs everyday. Whether taking a blood pressure pill or getting an insulin injection, its just an everyday routine. But what if the pills or injectables are contaminated? Last December, federal agents arrested 14 executives and workers in a tainted drug case blamed for as many as 64 patient deaths.

    Due Diligence- 2 readers -
  • Internet Crimes in Chicago

    Internet Crimes in Chicago by Attorney Uche | Apr 17, 2015 | Criminal Law News & Topics | People use the internet to conduct business, stay in touch, playing games, and much more. Unfortunately, some individuals use the internet for crime and the laws of Illinois1 address unlawful acts that are related to the internet and/or computers in the Computer Crime Prevention Law.

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  • Cervical Spine Injuries After an Automobile Accident

    One of the worst types of injuries that can result from a car accident is a cervical spine injury. Unfortunately, these injuries are often serious and life-altering. In this post, we will discuss some common cervical spine injuries, including the fracture, subluxation of the neck. Although the neck is protected by muscles, it can easily get damaged in a high-speed car accident.

    Christopher Hoffmann/ St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 4 readers -
  • SEC Charges Oil-Gas Companies in A $33 Million Scheme

    SEC Charges Oil-Gas Companies in A $33 Million Scheme Posted on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11:01 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Two California oil-and-gas companies, their principal, and four sales associates have been accused by the SEC of a long-term fraudulent oil and gas scheme. From 2007 to 2012, Team Resources, Inc. and Fossil Energy Corp.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 6 readers -
  • PA Gaming Control Board Rescinds Unlawful Regulation

    As many of our viewers are aware, almost a year ago, on April 19, 2014, I submitted a written request to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to invalidate Section 465a.13, as it violated 18 Pa.C.S. § 6109(m.3). In June, I heard from Chief Counsel of the PA Gaming Control Board that the issue had been forwarded to Attorney General Kane.

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 3 readers -
  • Evidence? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Evidence!

    In DWI cases, the issues often boil down to whether the accused was driving and whether he was intoxicated when he was driving. It’s usually obvious that the client was driving. The video shows it or the accused admits to having been driving. But sometimes it isn’t obvious that the client was driving. Let’s compare two cases on this topic. One is Texas Department of Public Safety v.

    Bill Mange/ Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer- 2 readers -
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