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The members of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) and Core Communications, Inc., appealed a District Court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of AT&T Corp. Core billed AT&T for terminating phone calls from AT&T’s customers to Core’s Internet Service Provider (ISP) customers from 2004 to 2009.
Sarasota Rep Fined and Suspended by FINRA for Unapproved PIPE Transactions Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 9:12 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Harry Hammond accepted the sanctions and initial findings that he was involved in private securities transactions without the approval of his firm.
Dog bite injuries are a prevalent issue in the United States as every single day nearly 1,000 individuals require emergency care treatment for a dog bite injury.1 The consequences of suffering from a dog bite are, mental, physical, and financial. Dog bite injury related hospital stays typically cost around $18,000 which is 50 percent higher than the average injury related hospital stay.
Attention Oil and Gas Investors: Stockbrokers’ Sales Practices of Private Oil & Gas Investment Products Investigated October 11, 2015 Stockbrokers’ Inappropriate Recommendations of Oil and Gas Investment Products Investigated by Securities Lawyers Unsuitable investment recommendations in oil and gas investment products have caused many elderly investors to suffer significant losses, accordi.
Michael Oppenheim Investigated by Peiffer Rosca Wolf Attorneys November 7, 2015 Michael Oppenheim Entered a Plea of Guilty to Embezzlement and Securities Fraud Michael Oppenheim entered a plea of guilty to one count of embezzlement and one count of securities fraud in Manhattan’s Southern District Court on November 5, 2015.
Commercial trucks can weigh many tons more than other cars on the road and may be limited in their mobility by size and speed. And, with constant pressure to meet tight deadlines and long drives, exhausted or stressed drivers may be particularly susceptible to making life-altering mistakes. One such mistake is a wide-turn accident, which happens when a collision is caused by a ...
By: Robert J. Nahoum In a debt collection lawsuit, the Plaintiff (the party bringing the lawsuit) always has the burden to prove that the Defendant (the party being sued) is responsible for the debt. To meet this burden, a junk debt buyer like Cavalry Portfolio Services must prove that (1) it has the right to sue; (2) the debt is attributable to the defendant; and (3) that th ...
John Montague—Financial Fraud, Wire Fraud October 8, 2015 John Montague Allegedly Defrauded Clients of More than $900,000 by Having Them Write Personal Checks Payable to One John Montague, Which He Siphoned for Personal Use John Montague, former Gloucester County, New Jersey-based financial advisor, allegedly defrauded his clients of more than $900,000 by inducing them to write investment ch.
Salena Lynn Woods – Alleged Misappropriation of Customer Funds October 7, 2015 Salena Lynn Woods Allegedly Misappropriated Customer Funds and Refused to Cooperate with Investigation Salena Lynn Woods, formerly a stockbroker with J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC, allegedly misappropriated funds from retail bank customer’s accounts, according to FINRA documents under review by sec ...
David D. Lewis– Failure to Establish, Maintain and Enforce Adequate Supervisory System and Written Supervisory Procedures October 4, 2015 David D. Lewis Allegedly Failed to Establish, Maintain and Enforce Adequate Supervisory System and Written Supervisory Procedures David D. Lewis allegedly failed to establish, maintain and enforce adequate supervisory system and written s ...
Santander Securities LLC—Failure to Have a Reasonably Designed Supervisory System and Procedures October 6, 2015 Santander Securities LLC Allegedly Failed to Have a Reasonably Designed Supervisory System and Procedures Relating to Sales of Puerto Rico Municipal Bonds Santander Securities LLC allegedly failed to maintain a reasonably designed supervisory system and procedures relating to sales o.
In the November 9, 2015 edition of leading industry publication State Tax Notes, George Isaacson and Matthew Schaefer explain “What Europe’s Excess Tax Burdens On E-Commerce Can Teach Us.” Their article, which is featured on the cover of the publication, is the first of a regular quarterly column written by Brann & Isaacson’s state and local tax lawyers under the title “Eyes on E-Commerce.
A start-up company thinks it has a solution to one of the worst problems we face on the road today — accidents caused by distracted drivers. This brand new, five-person Chicago company, called TextNinja, has created an app that combines technology, psychology, and gaming rewards to stop people from texting while they drive.
The majority of employers in the U.S. are required to pay taxes to help fund state unemployment insurance programs. If a number of unemployment claims are filed by former employees, your company’s tax liability could substantially increase. How your company will be affected by a particular claim will depend on many different factors.
Non-Profit Hospitals and the False Claims Act November 29, 2015 by Brian Mahany Expect to See More False Claims Act Whistleblower Cases Against “Non Profit” Hospitals It shouldn’t shock anyone that the highest settlements under the False Claims Act have been for profit entities. Specifically, big pharmaceutical companies, defense contractors and banks. Our record $16.
$43 Million Gas Station? False Claims Act Post November 30, 2015 by Brian Mahany False Claims Act and Afghanistan Reconstruction Efforts Back in 1986 when Congress was debating whether it should breathe life into the False Claims Act, Americans were treated to many tales of government contractors run amuck.
What Debts Must You Include in a Bankruptcy Case? Posted on Nov 30, 2015 By Ed Woods November 30, 2015 by Ed Woods Frequently, when I am meeting with a prospective client, this question will be asked. Often, those prospective clients are worried about keeping a credit card for emergency use. Or, they are under the mistaken belief that if their home or car is included in the ...
Head-on collisions are some of the most deadly traffic accidents that can occur. These accidents generally happen when both vehicles are in motion and are sometimes traveling at higher speeds, which can increase the impact of the crash. Many head-on collisions can result in the ejection of a motorist or a motorist becoming trapped inside their vehicle, which can both result is ...