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Secretaries of nonprofit corporations have the sometimes unenviable and unrewarding responsibility of making sure that minutes of meetings of the board of directors are taken and maintained. Here are some practical tips and suggestions for writing the minutes that I have accumulated over time and revised over time.
This is a sad, sad story. It is a reminder of why the government must always be vigilant in how it conducts its business. Particularly, with how the IRS collects taxes and enforces the Tax Code. The story begins in 2007 and is still winding its way through the courts. A recent decision by a U.S. District Court Judge in Indiana, however, let the IRS off the hook.
How Much Does a St. Louis Car Accident Lawsuit Cost? The Missouri Department of Transportation (DOT) indicates1 that more than 35,000 traffic accidents which resulted in personal injuries in 2011. Many of these car accident victims sustain serious injuries that result in significant economic and non-economic losses.
Cambridge Expands Succession Planning Partnership Program Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 1:56 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Cambridge Investment Research Inc., an independent broker-dealer, is expanding a current offering by a sister company, Continuity Partners Group to provide capital for succession planning and acquisitions to its affiliated advisers.
Can a Chicago DUI Defense Lawyer Suppress Evidence In a DUI Case? by Attorney Uche | Mar 30, 2015 | DUI Law News & Topics | The answer to the question posed above is “in some cases, yes.” When evidence is successfully suppressed, it is inadmissible in court, which can often lead prosecutors to drop cases or judges to dismiss them due to a legal insufficiency of evidence.
Does My Car Accident Injuries Have To Be Serious in Order to Sue? An actual injury is an essential element of any personal injury lawsuit. Sometimes, car accident victims may not think that their injuries are severe enough to justify a lawsuit. After all, car accident victims who are well-insured generally have any medical expenses or vehicle repairs paid for regardless of whe ...
Civil lawsuits are open to the public because they involve both public and private interests. The two main goals of any civil suit are deterrence and compensation. Deterrence serves the public interests, and compensation the private ones. Trials are generally held in a court near where the injuries occurred as it is felt that community has a particular interest in establishing ...
St. Louis Hospital And Medical Debt Lawyers Advocate For Your Rights Hospital bills and medical expenses can cause financial problems for any individual or family. Medical expenses can cause debt collectors and collection companies to contact you long after the hospital bill or medical expense arises. You have options in how to handle these medical expenses. At the Law Office of Kenneth P.
When we go to see our doctor, we trust him or her to accurately diagnose the problem and treat us. Unfortunately, diagnostic errors are dangerously common. Diagnostic errors can be defined as diagnosis that is missed, wrong or delayed, as detected by some subsequent test or finding. Many times, misread tests or X-rays can lead to a problematic misdiagnosis.
Belvedere Management May Have Intentionally Violated Regulator’s Freeze Order Investigative journalist David Marchant appears to be hot on the trail of Belvedere Management. It took just one day for regulators to act after David exposed some very distressing facts about the financial services giant.
With so many companies guarantying student loan debt forgiveness and using Obama’s words to market and sell their offerings, I thought I would set the record straight! YOU CAN HELP YOURSELF FOR FREE YOU CAN HIRE ONE OF THESE COMPANIES THAT MAY NOT BE LAWYERS; OR YOU CAN HIRE A LAWYER TO REPRESENT YOU Don’t be fooled into thinking these companies can get you any better deal that you can.
Most of the False Claims Act cases we write about involve Medicare fraud, residential mortgage programs or federally insured banks. Although all False Claims Act cases involve tax dollars or tax supported programs, the government usually isn’t the victim. Taxpayers are. A case this week from New York City shows that sometimes the government itself is the victim.
If you are an owner and discover construction or design defects, you are going to want consult with a lawyer to make sure you know your rights under Florida Statutes Chapter 558. This includes sending a written notice of the construction or design defects identifying the defects with sufficient detail to the potentially responsible parties.
How Long Will My Oregon Divorce Take? March 27, 2015 by BrasierLaw In Oregon, a divorce case can last anywhere from a few weeks to over a year depending on a lot of things. The most important thing that will determine the length of your divorce is how much you and your spouse are disagreeing about.
By Andres Barker, Lawyer. For the second time this year, the British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled on the issue of whether dismissal without notice can be warranted for a single act of misconduct. (See our previous blog post on Roe v. BC Ferries for a discussion of the first.) In this blog post we will review the circumstances of the plaintiff’s litigation in the recent ...
By now you know that ONE400 has been very active in the LegalTech community. We’ve recently partnered with Evolve Law to bring their great event to Los Angeles. Here’s what you need to know about Evolve Law: Evolve Law aims to bring legal tech companies, lawyers, in house counsel, entrepreneurs and legal tech enthusiasts across the country together for product demos, discussions ...
Finally, an independent news source and clearinghouse for whistleblowers, the Whistleblower News Review! There are a couple good whistleblower organizations within the United States but none dedicated exclusively to whistleblower news stories. All that changed today with the launching of the new site. Why are we so excited? There are two reasons; first we are advertisers on the new site.
Very soon, the Congressional House Ways and Means Committee will vote on a repeal of the federal estate and gift tax. If the measure gets through the committee, it would then move on to a full vote in Congress, before being decided upon by the Senate. Currently, the federal estate and gift tax threshold is $5.43m for individuals who pass away in 2015, up slightly from 2014’s $5.34m mark.