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Cambridge Expands Succession Planning Partnership Program Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 1:56 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Cambridge Investment Research Inc., an independent broker-dealer, is expanding a current offering by a sister company, Continuity Partners Group to provide capital for succession planning and acquisitions to its affiliated advisers.
Secretaries of nonprofit corporations have the sometimes unenviable and unrewarding responsibility of making sure that minutes of meetings of the board of directors are taken and maintained. Here are some practical tips and suggestions for writing the minutes that I have accumulated over time and revised over time.
Zachary Chesser, a Muslim convert from Virginia, filed a lawsuit against the FBI and his mother claiming they violated his parental rights. After Chesser’s initial lawsuit was dismissed as frivolous, his lawyer recently appealed the judgment and urged a federal appeals court to revive Chesser’s child custody rights on March 26, 2015, according to the Associated Press.
If an employer violates OSHA regulations and a worker is injured or killed as a result, our attorneys may be able to help. OSHA, also known as the Occupational Safety & Health Administration was formed in 1971 as a result of the passing of the OSH Act of 1970. This agency was created to protect workers from unsafe and dangerous work situations, especially those that work in ...
“Excellent Attorney” Gets 10 Years for Bilking Elderly Clients A 63-year-old New Jersey lawyer was sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing millions of dollars from her clients, most of who were elderly. Barbara Lieberman, now disbarred, was sentenced this month to prison after pleading guilty last November to a single charge of money laundering.
Does My Car Accident Injuries Have To Be Serious in Order to Sue? An actual injury is an essential element of any personal injury lawsuit. Sometimes, car accident victims may not think that their injuries are severe enough to justify a lawsuit. After all, car accident victims who are well-insured generally have any medical expenses or vehicle repairs paid for regardless of whe ...
Civil lawsuits are open to the public because they involve both public and private interests. The two main goals of any civil suit are deterrence and compensation. Deterrence serves the public interests, and compensation the private ones. Trials are generally held in a court near where the injuries occurred as it is felt that community has a particular interest in establishing ...
St. Louis Hospital And Medical Debt Lawyers Advocate For Your Rights Hospital bills and medical expenses can cause financial problems for any individual or family. Medical expenses can cause debt collectors and collection companies to contact you long after the hospital bill or medical expense arises. You have options in how to handle these medical expenses. At the Law Office of Kenneth P.
Belvedere Management May Have Intentionally Violated Regulator’s Freeze Order Investigative journalist David Marchant appears to be hot on the trail of Belvedere Management. It took just one day for regulators to act after David exposed some very distressing facts about the financial services giant.
With so many companies guarantying student loan debt forgiveness and using Obama’s words to market and sell their offerings, I thought I would set the record straight! YOU CAN HELP YOURSELF FOR FREE YOU CAN HIRE ONE OF THESE COMPANIES THAT MAY NOT BE LAWYERS; OR YOU CAN HIRE A LAWYER TO REPRESENT YOU Don’t be fooled into thinking these companies can get you any better deal that you can.
Most of the False Claims Act cases we write about involve Medicare fraud, residential mortgage programs or federally insured banks. Although all False Claims Act cases involve tax dollars or tax supported programs, the government usually isn’t the victim. Taxpayers are. A case this week from New York City shows that sometimes the government itself is the victim.
If you are an owner and discover construction or design defects, you are going to want consult with a lawyer to make sure you know your rights under Florida Statutes Chapter 558. This includes sending a written notice of the construction or design defects identifying the defects with sufficient detail to the potentially responsible parties.
How Long Will My Oregon Divorce Take? March 27, 2015 by BrasierLaw In Oregon, a divorce case can last anywhere from a few weeks to over a year depending on a lot of things. The most important thing that will determine the length of your divorce is how much you and your spouse are disagreeing about.
By Andres Barker, Lawyer. For the second time this year, the British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled on the issue of whether dismissal without notice can be warranted for a single act of misconduct. (See our previous blog post on Roe v. BC Ferries for a discussion of the first.) In this blog post we will review the circumstances of the plaintiff’s litigation in the recent ...
By now you know that ONE400 has been very active in the LegalTech community. We’ve recently partnered with Evolve Law to bring their great event to Los Angeles. Here’s what you need to know about Evolve Law: Evolve Law aims to bring legal tech companies, lawyers, in house counsel, entrepreneurs and legal tech enthusiasts across the country together for product demos, discussions ...
Finally, an independent news source and clearinghouse for whistleblowers, the Whistleblower News Review! There are a couple good whistleblower organizations within the United States but none dedicated exclusively to whistleblower news stories. All that changed today with the launching of the new site. Why are we so excited? There are two reasons; first we are advertisers on the new site.
Very soon, the Congressional House Ways and Means Committee will vote on a repeal of the federal estate and gift tax. If the measure gets through the committee, it would then move on to a full vote in Congress, before being decided upon by the Senate. Currently, the federal estate and gift tax threshold is $5.43m for individuals who pass away in 2015, up slightly from 2014’s $5.34m mark.
People’s Law School – Law Week 2015 Employment Law Times and locations: April 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm People’s Law School 900 Howe Street, Vancouver and April 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm Richmond Public Library – Brighouse Branch Community Place, Second Floor, 7700 Minoru Gate #100 The People’s Law School presents Law Week 2015 April 13 to 17 at various locations throug ...