• Pensions and Stock and Bonuses, Oh My!: Employee Benefits

    As your business grows and becomes more profitable, you may discover that wages aren’t enough to attract or keep your top performers. This can be especially true where you pay workers on a commission or similar structure, or where your competitors offer greater compensation or benefits packages. While giving an employee an equity interest in your company such as stock options ma ...

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  • LawGeex – An App that Analyzes Legal Documents

    What if a computer could analyze your residential lease, NDA, or other legal document, translate it from legalese into plain English, and advise you on whether you may want to sign it? Don’t wonder too long, because it exists now and it’s called LawGeex. LawGeex is a contract-reviewing app that analyzes your uploaded agreement and lets you know what provisions it ...

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  • Document Assembly and Automation: Making Easy Things Easy

    * Note: this is an article I wrote for Claims Journal; however, I wanted to share this article with the First Party Property Insurance Blog Community. If you already read it, then you are amazing. Whether you have read it or not, I need you to scroll all the way to the end of the article for an awesome First Party Property Insurance Blog Book announcement* … I have an off ...

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  • Getting Married to a United States Citizen? Beware of Red Flags

    Miami immigration lawyers pay very close attention to their marriage petition (Form I-130) cases, and for good reason. To address what they believe to be large numbers of fraudulent marriages (i.e. marriages of convenience, so that the immigrant can obtain an immigration benefit through marriage to a United States citizen), marriage-based petitions are heavily scrutinized by the U.S.

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  • What is a Stipulation in a New York Debt Collection Case?

    By: Robert J. Nahoum The Problem: You have been sued by a debt collector and have come to terms on a settlement but the debt collector wants you to sign something called a “stipulation”. What is a stipulation in a New York Debt Collection Case? The Rules: Under most circumstances, the procedural rules in a New York debt collection lawsuit is called the New York Civil Pract ...

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  • If You Are Injured, What is Your Most Important Decision?

    One of the themes that I keep repeating, precisely because it is just so important, is that if you have been seriously injured, there is no decision that you can ever possibly make that will affect the outcome of your claim more than who you choose to represent you. Much of the outcome of your case will derive from that decision: the attorney who you select to be your advocate.

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  • EDI Financial Censured and Fined for Inadequate Supervision of Unregistered Private Offerings

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently announced EDI Financial, Inc. (“EDI Financial”) settled allegations it failed to adequately supervise its employees’ solicitation and sale of private placements. Specifically, FINRA alleged EDI Financial failed to adopt and implement supervisory systems and procedures reasonably designed to achieve compliance with the ...

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  • Can Student Loan Creditors Take my Tax Refund or Garnish my Wages?

    If you are in default on your student loan, the student loan creditor, or the collection agency for the student loan creditor can seek to garnish your wages or take your tax refund to offset the loan amount. A tax offset is where the Department of Education notifies the Department of Treasury to take the IRS tax refund to apply toward the loan amount that is due.

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  • Texas Nurse Nina Pham Files a Lawsuit Over Ebola Catastrophe

    Nina Pham, a nurse for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was the first person to contract Ebola in the United States after treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan in September 2014. She plans to file a lawsuit Monday, March 2, 2015 over the hospital’s alleged improper training and lack of proper equipment to safely treat a patient with Ebola.

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  • Send in the Clowns – Tax Protesters and Audit Defense

    The title of this post, “Send in the Clowns,” is admittedly a bit harsh. We have represented several tax protesters in both audit defense and criminal investigations. None of them are clowns, however the promoters feeding them bad advice often were. To be clear, there is a grain of truth in some of the theories advanced by some of the “tax freedom movement” gurus.

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  • PTSD After Car Accidents

    Most of us have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the past, but many of us associate the term with veterans leaving war zones and victims of violent crimes. Research has revealed, though, that PTSD may affect more people than we think. In fact, around 9 percent of people in car accidents experience serious PTSD symptoms.

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  • Jeffrey Meyer sanctions – United Private Capital

    Jeffrey Meyer sanctions – United Private Capital March 2, 2015 Jeffrey B. Meyer Barred for Allegedly Engaging in Outside Business Activities Jeffrey B. Meyer was barred for allegedly engaging in outside business activities without the authorization of his broker-dealer, according to a complaint from FINRA’s Department of Enforcement.

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  • What Happens To a Tax Refund In Bankruptcy?

    During tax season, many American households are looking forward to receiving their refund from the IRS1 in the mail or in their bank account. However, if you have filed for bankruptcy or are planning to file for bankruptcy in the near future, you may worry that your tax refund is in jeopardy. Whether or not you will get to keep a refund depends on several factors and a bankrupt ...

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