• Swiss Bank BSI Cooperates with IRS

      Banca della Svizzera Italiana – BSI for short – is one of the oldest banks in Switzerland. Founded in 1873, the bank has approximately $25.7 billion (USD) in assets and 2000 employees. Today, however, the bank’s balance sheet is a little short… about $211 million less. That’s because yesterday, BSI agreed to an amnesty deal with the U.S. Department of Justice.

      Due Diligence- 2 readers -
    • Florida Bankruptcy Personal Property Exemptions

      Personal property of $l,000.00 and $4,000.00 value Each debtor may "exempt" (i.e. keep) $l,000.00 of personal property ($2,000.00 for a joint case) from the bankruptcy estate. Also another statute allows each debtor to “exempt” $4,000.00 ($8,000.00 for a joint case) of personal property if one does not claim or receive the benefits of a Florida homestead exemption.

      Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 2 readers -
    • A misdirected mail

      An e-mai reached us. It was to see a picture of a piano. At the same time the question was asked what the transport of a piano by us would cost. We have answered: “€ 5,000.” Rear question: “€ 5,000? Is it not a bit much?” After a while comes another e-mail: “Because I can buy a whole new piano.

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  • Car Accidents Caused by Road Debris

    If your automobile accident was caused by road debris or fallen cargo, you may be facing an uphill battle. Cargo Fallen From 18-Wheeler There are many causes of car accidents in Dallas-Fort Worth, including inattentive driving, road construction, weather conditions, and even debris or truck cargo left in the roadway.

    Sadie Horner/ Rasansky Law Firm- 2 readers -
  • Can You Make Too Much Money to File Bankruptcy?

    To some, this may sound like a foolish question. After all, why would someone need to file bankruptcy if they earn a lot of money? Wouldn’t someone who makes a good income be abusing the system if they filed for bankruptcy? The answer is that everything is relative. It really doesn’t matter how much money someone makes if they can’t pay their bills as they become due.

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  • There are not only stupid burglar

    The Saxon Newspaper reported yesterday that two federal police officers were going in a house. They had searched someone and had not found anyone. Then they turned to a neighbor. After they had been showing their ID, the neighbor invited them in. He led them into a room and cl ...

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  • Employee vs. Independent Contractor

    It’s important for workers in Texas to understand the difference between an employee and an independent contractor, as this classification determines your legal options in the event of a workplace injury. Just because you work on-site, this does not mean that you are considered an “employee.” Employees are afforded much more protection than contractors when it comes to on-the-jo ...

    Amanda Payton/ Rasansky Law Firm- 7 readers -
  • Determining Liability In a Missouri Rear-End Accident

    Determining Liability In a Missouri Rear-End Accident Rear-end accidents account for nearly 30 percent of all auto accidents in the United States. Rear-end accidents have the potential to cause serious injury, especially to the neck and back, spine, or head. For this reason, many rear-end accident cases result in personal injury lawsuits so that injured victims can recover fro ...

    Bruning Legal- 4 readers -
  • Developing your law firm’s content marketing strategy, PART 2

    Last week we walked you through the importance of creating a client insights profile. This week I am going to tell you about how to use this profile to make the real marketing magic happen. Let’s get to it. Once you have the profile created, now is the time when you are ready to extract some keywords and phrases to use when creating your editorial calendar.

    Allen Rodriguez/ One 400- 7 readers -
  • Banker Cooperates with Feds, Avoids Prison (FBAR Post)

    Andreas Bachmann, a former Credit Suisse banker, was spared prison and instead received probation after cooperating with the IRS and U.S. Department of Justice. Bachmann was sentenced this month after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud the IRS. Prosecutors say he helped wealthy Americans evade U.S. taxes by hiding money in offshore accounts.

    Due Diligence- 7 readers -
  • Listen Up First Party Property Insurance Blog Community

    I hope you have been enjoying some of the recent posts about insurance claims litigation innovation. In response to these articles, I know that a lot of you have reached out to me, so this article is for you – the First Party Property Insurance Blog Community. I have such an impressive list of subscribers to this Blog, including executives and adjusters from virtually all of ...

    First Party Property Insurance Blog- 5 readers -
  • Soft Tissue Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

    Even minor injuries such as soft tissue injuries can cause significant pain and discomfort. While some car accidents cause minor injuries, others cause significant injuries and property damage. Even minor injuries, such as soft tissue injuries, can cause significant pain and discomfort. Soft tissue injuries resulting from a car accident are quite common and refer to any injur ...

    Christopher Hoffmann/ St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 4 readers -
  • The Tragedy of Backover Accidents

    Two children are killed every week from backover accidents – many times involving a parent or caregiver. Highways and intersections are not the only places prone to car accidents. A large number of car accidents also occur in and around parking lots. Considering the high rate of parking lot accidents, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a rule for all ...

    Christopher Hoffmann/ St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 5 readers -
  • Accounting Malpractice Case Filed After Bank Collapse

    Accounting Malpractice Case Filed After Bank Collapse A small Ohio credit union shut down by regulators in 2013 has spurred a major accounting malpractice case against the CPA firm charged with auditing its books. Regulators shut down the Taupa Lithuanian Credit Union in July 2013 after finding that it was insolvent.

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 4 readers -
  • For Green Card Holders – Abandonment of Residence

    As a Miami immigration lawyer, I often receive questions from green card holders about what they can and cannot do. One of the most common questions that I receive is, “How long can I stay outside of the United States and still keep my status as a lawful permanent resident?” Below are the answers to this, and other frequently asked questions.

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 4 readers -
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