• 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 ...

      Due Diligence- 4 readers -
    • 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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  • 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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  • 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 ...

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  • About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware

    convictions > About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware Before I started my own Miami immigration law practice, I was an Assistant Public Defender in the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s office. In that capacity I oftentimes came across immigrants who did not consider the immigration consequences of pleading guilty or “no contest.

    Miami Immigration Lawyer- 4 readers -
  • Southwest Securities Broker Is Permanently Barred By FINRA

    Southwest Securities Broker Is Permanently Barred By FINRA Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:29 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: According to FINRA, a former broker from Southwest Securities, Inc. Wade Lawrence, has been permanently barred for failing to respond to requests for information concerning allegations that he misappropriated funds from customers.

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  • Pensions and Stock and Bonuses, Oh My!: Employee Benefits

    As your business grows and becomes more profitable, you may discover that wages aren’t enough to attract or keep your top performers. This can be especially true where you pay workers on a commission or similar structure, or where your competitors offer greater compensation or benefits packages. While giving an employee an equity interest in your company such as stock options ma ...

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 2 readers -
  • LawGeex – An App that Analyzes Legal Documents

    What if a computer could analyze your residential lease, NDA, or other legal document, translate it from legalese into plain English, and advise you on whether you may want to sign it? Don’t wonder too long, because it exists now and it’s called LawGeex. LawGeex is a contract-reviewing app that analyzes your uploaded agreement and lets you know what provisions it ...

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Brann & Isaacson Wins Major Tax Injunction Act Case In U.S. Supreme Court

    In the only opinion issued today, March 3, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of the Direct Marketing Association in the case of DMA v. Brohl. Senior Partner George Isaacson and Partner Matthew Schaefer represented the DMA, and Isaacson argued the case in the Supreme Court. In an opinion by Justice Thomas, the Court held that the Tax Injunction Act did not bar ...

    Brann & Isaacson- 5 readers -
  • Document Assembly and Automation: Making Easy Things Easy

    * Note: this is an article I wrote for Claims Journal; however, I wanted to share this article with the First Party Property Insurance Blog Community. If you already read it, then you are amazing. Whether you have read it or not, I need you to scroll all the way to the end of the article for an awesome First Party Property Insurance Blog Book announcement* … I have an off ...

    First Party Property Insurance Blog- 3 readers -
  • Giovanno Acevedo Broker Complaints

    Giovanno Acevedo Broker Complaints March 3, 2015 Giovanni Acevedo Allegedly Converted Customer Funds Have you lost money investing with Giovanno L. Acevedo? If so, you may be able to recover your losses through securities litigation. The Peiffer Rosca Wolf investment recovery lawyers are currently investigating Giovanno L. Acevedo, and his alleged conversion of customer funds.

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 4 readers -
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