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fraud > Why You Should Hire a Miami Immigration Lawyer As a Miami immigration lawyer, I sometimes come across clients who want to know why they should hire an immigration lawyer. The benefits to hiring a lawyer, versus preparing an immigration application yourself, are tremendous. Here are some benefits: Immigration law is notoriously complex.
Last week I had an interesting phone call with a client, in summary: Client: “I got a thank you note, did you cover it on my social media profiles?” Me: “I did not know about the note, can you send it over?” Client: “You should just have it!” The basis of this conversation inspired this blog post which is basically a beginner’s guide for lawyers with social media programs.
Glenn Allen Moffitt—Failure to Appear for On-the-Record Testimony August 27, 2015 Glenn Allen Moffitt Allegedly Converted at Least $370,000 from an Elderly Customer Glenn Allen Moffitt allegedly converted at least $370,000 from an elderly customer, according to a recent FINRA Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC).
As modern consumers, we have come to expect certain safety features to be standard in vehicles. Most people would think twice about ever buying a vehicle that did not come equipped with seat belts, air bags, head restraints, antilock brakes, or a traction control system. So some might wonder why these safety features are so important, but the answer is actually quite simple.
Electronic stability control is an innovative technology designed to sense “when the front or rear of a vehicle is moving inconsistently with the position of the steering wheel.” When a problem is detected, an electronic stability control system can brake an individual wheel to realign the vehicle, putting it back on course.
Peiffer Rosca Wolf Securities Lawyers Preparing to Take Action on Behalf of Quantum Energy, LLC and Quaneco, LLC Investors August 31, 2015 The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers are planning to take action and attempt to seek compensation for any losses on behalf of investors who invested in an alleged scheme perpetrated by Harrison Schumacher (“Schumacher”), Quantum Energy, LLC (“Quantum.
With phrases like “[t]his is the argument that makes judges cringe when they receive sanctions motions,” “moving defendants ask for the sun and the moon,” and “the proof of the pudding,” a recent order out of the Southern District of New York on a motion for sanctions reads like a breath of fresh air on the ever-evolving case law related to attorneys fees under Section 285 of the Patent Act (fo.
Previously, I discussed the concept of “statutory employer” in the framework of workers compensation. Again, this concept is based on language in Florida Statute s. 440.10(1)(b) that provides: In case a contractor sublets any part or parts of his or her contract work to a subcontractor or subcontractors, all of the employees of such contractor and subcontractor or subcontra ...
Evolving technology makes our lives more convenient but our roads more dangerous. Gadgets, like cell phones and GPS devices, take our attention off of the road, leading to an increasing number of accidents caused by distracted drivers. Recent high profile campaigns highlighting the dangers of texting and driving have reached millions of Americans.
2014 is starting to look pretty exciting in the legal industry. I am guessing that this year we will be seeing lots more dot coms added to the list of those already hoping to be the next ground breaking disruption for lawyers. For the sake of tracking them, I wanted to put together a comprehensive of list of those that I have been able to identify and share with you all.
An estimated 20% of all car accidents take place in commercial parking lots. Surprisingly, more accidents happen in parking garages and parking lots than in highways and main roads. When driving in a parking lot, even the most careful and defensive driver may divert his attention from driving to other issues, such as looking for a suitable parking place or being in a hurry to get into the shop.
Written by Anya Van Veen • August 31st, 2015 • Probate Litigation, Guardianship Litigation, Florida guardianship statutes, the Florida probate rules, and the general rules of Florida civil procedure often operate together to dictate the rights and deadlines that a party has in a given proceeding. In Adelman v.
When you think of a lawsuit, you likely think about movies or television shows depicting dramatic trials in courtrooms. In reality, the large majority of personal injury claims are able to reach a settlement agreement and never make it to trial. However, there is a small percentage of injured victims that never receive a fair and favorable settlement offer from the negligent party.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently announced Joseph C. Schroeder (Schroeder) submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) pursuant to FINRA Rule 9216 of FINRA’s Code of Procedure in connection with allegations he, inter alia, engaged in private securities transactions, borrowed funds from a customer, and exercised unauthorized trades.
New cars are rolling off the assembly line every single day. Despite the global financial crisis, auto manufacturers are meeting consumer demands by producing about 165,000 new vehicles every day.1 With this significant number of different makes and models of vehicles being produced every day, it is not unreasonable to think that there is no consistent or across the board prefe ...
Recently, the USCIS announced that in order for Haitian TPS-holders to maintain their TPS status, they must re-register. As a Miami immigration lawyer, this reminder is key. If you are a Haitian TPS holder, please pay attention to the deadlines below: TPS Extended Through: July 22, 2017 Re-registration Period for People Who Already Have TPS: August 25, 2015 through October 26, ...
By: Robert J. Nahoum In a blog post, the Federal Trade Commission published important statements about the debt buying industry and its efforts to self-regulate including a list of 75 debt buyers banned from participating in the debt collection industry. Below is a reprint of the post prepared by Reilly Dolan, the FTC’s Associate Director, Division of Financial Practices .
I’m so tired of hearing that “bankruptcy is failure.” It’s simply not true, and yes, I am biased. However, I have seen bankruptcy success stories, like Dave Ramsey, Walt Disney, J.C. Penny, darn near every football player ever, and more are listed in this article. If bankruptcy works for successful business folks, then why are you still sitting there believing that you should d ...