• National Whistleblower Day – Finally!

    The US Senate Passed a Resolution Designating July 30 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day The House of Representatives is in recess. The Senate is finishing up debate on a cyber security bill and everyone is racing to leave Washington D.C. for the August recess. But some long overdue recognition was finally forthcoming today – passage of Senate Resolution 236, A R ...

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  • Summer Road Trips May Increase Accident Risks

    Summer Road Trips May Increase Accident Risks by Anthony Bruning | Jul 30, 2015 | Auto Accident | Family road trips and weekend getaways are a staple of the summer season. Whether taking the kids to Disney World or visiting family most Americans plan a road trip during the summer months. According to a survey conducted by AAA, approximately two-thirds of adults in the Unite ...

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  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Restricts Use of Electronic Devices by Jurors

    On July 7, 2015, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court adopted new Rules of Criminal Procedure, and revised and renumbered other Rules, to provide for instructions to prospective and selected jurors concerning the use of personal electronic devices during their service. Jurors are prohibited from using such devices for communication or to conduct independent research on a case.

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  • Bank of America, Others Accused of Market Manipulation

    Bank of America Unit, Others, Accused of Illegal Manipulation of Treasury Auctions FOREX, LIBOR and now U.S. Treasury auctions. Some of the nation’s biggest banks have been accused of all sorts of market manipulations. A lawsuit filed this month suggests that the banking industry still hasn’t learned its lesson.

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  • Judge Slams Prosecutors in False Claims Act Case

    Sales Professional Awarded $31+ Million in False Claims Act Whistleblower Case This is a story we don’t often see. A federal judge says the Justice Department undervalued a whistleblower’s contribution. That finding was recently made in a massive False Claims Act case involving Endo Pharmaceuticals. Typically the Justice Department champions the rights of whistleblowers.

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  • Ladder Fall Injuries

    Injured after a fall from a ladder? Rasansky Law Firm can help! While a ladder fall can occur anywhere, the majority ladder fall accidents occur while on the job or at home. When an accident such as this occurs at home, you may be able to file a claim against your homeowners’ insurance policy in order to cover your medical bills and other related expenses.

    Amanda Payton/ Rasansky Law Firm- 5 readers -
  • Arb Bar Frets FINRA Comms Rule Reforms

    Arb Bar Frets FINRA Comms Rule Reforms July 29, 2015 The Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association is concerned about planned changes to rules governing broker/dealers’ communications with the public, arguing that the reforms would undermine regulatory oversight and could harm investors. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has asked for feedback on the changes f ...

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  • Common Causes of Override Truck Accidents

    Any type of collision between a small passenger vehicle and a large commercial tractor-trailer can cause devastating damage and injuries. One of the most dangerous types of truck collisions, however, is the override crash. An override crash refers to any collision in which a truck runs over anything in its path, including other vehicles.

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 4 readers -
  • 50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy Protection Posted on Jul 29, 2015 By Carla Handy July 29, 2015 by Carla Handy After a jury in New York City found 50 Cent, aka Curtis Jackson III, liable to the tune of $5 million dollars for his involvement in the dissemination of a sex tape, the rapper has filed for protection under Chapter 11 in Connecticut.

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  • Construction Zone Accidents

    Any unexpected circumstance can be a hazard while driving, including changing road conditions caused by construction zones. Every year, tens of thousands of car accidents happen in road work zones. Most only end in property damage, but others have much more serious consequences. An accident in a construction zone can pose serious risks to both drivers and road workers.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 2 readers -
  • Green Card for Widow/Widower of U.S. Citizen

    green card > Green Card for Widow/Widower of U.S. Citizen Let’s say that you are not a United States Citizen, but are married to one. If your United States Citizen spouse dies, what happens to your immigration status. As a Miami immigration lawyer, I am happy to chat more about in the Frequently Asked Questions below: I am the widow/widower of a U.S.

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 3 readers -
  • Failure to Yield Right of Way to Pedestrians

    A large number of pedestrian accidents occur in crosswalks and are often the fault of the driver of the car. Car-pedestrian accidents are a common occurrence across the United States. Unfortunately, many of these accidents occur due to the fault of the driver, who either did not look out for any pedestrians or simply failed to yield the right of way to a pedestrian.

    Christopher Hoffmann/ St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 2 readers -
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