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As most of our viewers are aware, on February 25, 2015, I submitted a Right to Know Law (RTKL) Request on the City of Lancaster in relation to the litigation of NRA v. City of Lancaster and the defense fund it instituted to pay for that litigation. Specifically, I requested the following: This is a request for all records, including, but not limited to, financial records purs ...
Oh boy! When it comes to workers compensation immunity, suppliers, particularly rental equipment suppliers, better watch out as they are not entitled to the same safeguards as subcontractors when it comes to injuries on a construction project! The Fourth District Court of Appeals in Ciceron v. Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., 40 Fla. L. Weekly D897a (Fla.
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.
By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: I have written before about debt settlement and how it works. To be clear, I am no fan of debt settlement and think that it is generally a bad idea for any consumer. In my opinion, the better mechanism for dealing with debt is usually a chapter 7 bankruptcy. A common problem we see in our office with consumers who have gone through debt set ...
Investor Alert: Michael Oppenheim Indicted for Alleged Theft of Investor Funds April 17, 2015 Former Stockbroker Michael Oppenheim Indicted; Allegedly Stole Money from Investors Michael Oppenheim, an investment advisor formerly associated with J.P. Morgan Chase, has been charged with embezzlement and multiple counts of fraud in the United States District Court for the South ...
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.
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.
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.
Form I-130 > The Stepparent/Stepchild Path to Green Card Status Recently, the topic of immigration in America has been in the forefront of the news. Many people know, for example, that a United States Citizen can petition for his/her parents to become green card holders (i.e. permanent residents).
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.
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.
News of note from both ends of the patent litigation spectrum: The Patent and Trademark Office voiced general support for Congressional efforts to reform abusive patent litigation practices, while the Office of the Inspector General found the PTO lacking in its quality control measures for ensuring the issuance of high–quality patents.
In our line of work, we see plenty of car accidents, yet they never cease to be real tragedies. Still, it is a rare day when such the cause of such an accident surprises us, like in the case of Zohra Hussain’s fatal accident a few weeks ago. After following directions on an outdated GPS at night, her husband drove off a demolished bridge.
London cops raiding a Belvedere Management related entity last month and arresting 13 employees… The government of Mauritius freezing two other Belvedere funds, Four Elements PCC and Lancelot Global… Brighton SPC fund reportedly suspending operations… A prominent industry publication labeling flagship fund, Kijani Commodity, a Ponzi scheme.
So Your Relative Passed Without a Will? The Not-So-Simple Rules of “Intestate Succession” A properly executed will can save a lot of time, money, and grief for loved ones. But if a person passes away “intestate” (without a will), his property will be distributed to his heirs as specified by a set of complex default rules laid out in the Texas Estates Code.
Yesterday, Representative Keller introduced a bill into the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, that would repeal the unconstitutional provision found in the game code which makes it unlawful for a hunter to refuse to answer any pertinent question pertaining to the killing or wounding of any game or wildlife killed or wounded, or the disposition of the entire carcass or any part thereof.