• Edward Jones Fines $20M for Municipal Bond Overcharges

      Edward Jones Fines $20M for Municipal Bond Overcharges Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 12:02 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The SEC has ordered Missouri based brokerage firm Edward Jones to pay $20 million as a fine for overcharging retail customers in new municipal bond sales.

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    • The Duty Of Swimming Pool Owners

      There is something very enticing about the idea of walking into your own backyard and enjoying the leisurely experience of a private swimming pool. Pools are a wonderful idea if you want to throw some great barbeque parties and give your children a cool summer hangout, but owning a swimming pool can amount to a one of the most significant financial and legal risks with regard ...

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  • Preventing Rollover Accidents

    A rollover accident is one of the worst things that can happen on the road. While vehicles rollover in only 3 percent of all serious crashes, 30 percent of passenger deaths occur because of rollovers. Although most modern vehicles are designed to make it more difficult to rollover during a crash, poorly balanced loads, skidding traction and certain collisions make rollovers pos ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 3 readers -
  • Back to School: 6 Legal Issues to Remember

    The start of school is bustling with things to do and starting a new schedule. In the midst of that, there are a slew of legal issues to keep in mind. 1. School Buses: Crashes and Wrong Stops Earlier this summer, Lafayette Parish announced that it has seen a rise in the number of wrecks involving school buses. Last year alone, there were 69 school bus crashes in Lafayette Parish alone.

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  • Does Child Support Affect Unemployment Benefits?

    Many different factors can determine how much you may receive in unemployment benefits, including your past earning history. However, many people wonder whether child support will affect the amount they receive each week during a period of unemployment. The following is some brief information regarding the relationship between child support and unemployment benefits.

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  • Is Your Website Bio Hurting Your Business?

    Today I looked at some client website data to share this interesting tid-bit: The most viewed webpages for law firm websites, after the homepage, are lawyers’ biography pages If a client comes to your website homepage, once they confirm that they have in fact come to a lawyer’s website, the first thing they want to know is who they will be working with.

    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 4 readers -
  • New DOD Cyber Rules Present Whistleblower Opportunity

    Failure to Tell Uncle Sam of Cyber Attacks Could Lead to Huge Whistleblower Awards The Department of Defense released new cyber reporting rules this week after a rash of cyber hacking attacks on U.S. companies and government agencies. The Defense Department wants to know immediately when the computer systems of one of its contractors is attacked or hacked.

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  • Things to Do and Not Do at the Scene of an Accident

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT) reports[1] that 79,758 people were hurt in motor vehicle accidents during 2014. In many of these cases, the people who were injured were legally entitled to recover financial compensation for the losses they incurred as a result of their crash. Examples of the kinds of losses that may be compensable after a car accident inclu ...

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 4 readers -
  • Citigroup Affiliates to Pay $180 Million to Settle Hedge Fund Fraud Charges

    Citigroup Affiliates to Pay $180 Million to Settle Hedge Fund Fraud Charges Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 11:58 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Two Citigroup affiliates, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (CGMI) and Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC (CAI), have agreed to pay nearly $180 million to settle charges that they defrauded investors ...

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  • San Antonio Man Admits Laundering $66 Million From Mexican Investor

    August 26, 2015- San Antonio, Texas The FBI reports that Armando Jesus Hernandez Leal, 53, of Shavano Park, Texas, pleaded guilty to federal money laundering charges in connection with a multimillion dollar investment scam. Hernandez was arrested in March, 2015, accused of stealing $66 million from clients in Mexico and using the money to buy a mansion in Shavano Park, home ...

    Rex Securities Law- 10 readers -
  • Can You Be Thrown in Jail for Failing to Pay Creditors?

    Can You Be Thrown in Jail for Failing to Pay Creditors? Posted on Aug 27, 2015 By Grant McNutt August 27, 2015 by Grant McNutt It is unfortunate, but I find this to be a fairly common question among my clients. It is unfortunate because debt collectors feed this misinformation or deception or plain outright lies to these poor individuals before they come in to see me and I ...

    Grant Mcnutt/ Bond and Botes- 4 readers -
  • The Evolution of the Rights of Same-Sex Married Couples in Bankruptcy Court

    Filing a joint petition for bankruptcy is a right bestowed solely upon legally married couples in the United States. Because the constitutional rights of same-sex couples to have their marriages legally recognized by the government has been in flux in our country for decades, so has the right of those couples to file for bankruptcy together.

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 3 readers -
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