• Edson Manzano Struck, Killed by 18-Wheeler in Texas City, TX

    TEXAS CITY, TX (06/30/2015) — 20-year-old Edson Alaniz Manzano, a state contractor for Biolandscape, was killed when an 18-wheeler veered off the road and struck him. According to reports, 20-year-old Edson Alaniz Manzano, a state contractor, was killed after an 18-wheeler struck him off Highway 146 at FM 646 in Texas City, Texas on Tuesday morning.

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  • Same Sex Marriage Licenses Still Being Denied in Some States

    Over the weekend, I am sure many Americans have had numerous discussions with friends, family and strangers regarding the recent U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, stating that states could not keep same-sex couples from marrying or refuse to recognize their unions from other states. Whether you disagree or agree with the U.S.

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  • Introduction to Chapter 13

    A chapter 13 case is started by filing a petition with the Bankruptcy Court along with the schedules and statements that explain the person's financial situation. Under chapter 13, the debtor must submit a plan or reorganization to provide for his various classes of debt - priority, secured, and unsecured.

    Jordan Bublick/ Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 1 readers -
  • Do Increased Speed Limits Prevent Accidents?

    There are around 30,000 fatal car accidents in the United States each year. City engineers, transportation safety experts and the automotive industry devote countless resources to the fight to maximize safety and save lives. Although that fight often ends in lower speed limits and stricter traffic regulations, some wonder if maybe increased speed limits are actually an importan ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 2 readers -
  • Drunk Driving Can Lead To Professional Discipline

    The Bar cares when you’ve stayed too long at the bar. Attorneys need to be mindful that a conviction for drunk driving may impact their ability to practice law. Practitioners who are subject to the disciplinary jurisdiction of the USPTO, for example, must advise the Office of Enrollment and Discipline within 30 days of any criminal conviction, misdemeanor or felony.

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 2 readers -
  • Choice of Law in a Bankruptcy Case

    When a person files for bankruptcy in Florida and owes a gambling debt in Nevada, which states' law apply in determining whether the claim on the gambling debt should be allowed or whether it is dischargeable or nondischargeable? A 2006 Florida bankruptcy ruling dealt with this issue. The Bankruptcy Court reviewed that normally a federal court hearing a matter pursuant to diver ...

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  • Colt Bankruptcy

    I am aware that some purchasers of Colt firearms are concerned with the announcement earlier this month that the company has filed for bankruptcy. Please note that Colt’s press release on the subject found here explains that Colt requested that the Bankruptcy Court approve its “requests to protect trade creditors, vendors, and suppliers thereby allowing for its operations to ...

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  • Pennsylvania Firearms Law Seminar – July 25, 2015!

    On July 25, 2015, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince and Attorney Eric Winter of Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., in conjunction with King Shooters Supply, will offer a four (4) hour seminar on state and federal firearms law at their store located at 346 E Church Rd, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406. The cost is $10 and ...

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 7 readers -
  • Citizen Legal Research and Analysis

    In addition to lawyers and professionals, regular citizens can benefit from having access to Docket Alarm’s legal research platform to uncover litigation history and stay informed of the latest lawsuits and cases. Here are four ways the public can use Docket Alarm to their benefit. 1. Conduct Due Diligence Citizens can use Docket Alarm to research potential employers ...

    Tara Sue Klamrowski/ DocketAlarm- 4 readers -
  • Colt Firearms Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    The iconic firearms maker, Colt, recently filed for bankruptcy protection on June 14, 2015. Colt hopes this will allow for the restructuring of its debt while remaining open for business. This not the first time that Colt has run into financial difficulties. Sam Colt opened his first firearms plant in 1836 but it closed 6 years later because of poor sales.

    Robert Reese/ Bond and Botes- 7 readers -
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