• Bank of America Postscript

      We get emails from blog readers. With thousands of visits per year, we are humbled by how far and wide our blog reaches. Often we hear how a particular post was circulated within a company. Thankfully, we are blessed with both great clients and a great audience of active readers. Most of the mail about Bank of America comes from homeowners.

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    • Bank of America – “Smack of Arrogance”

      Trying to stay abreast of the newest Bank of America scandals has almost become a full time occupation. We constantly receive calls from aggrieved homeowners, other lawyers and would-be whistleblowers. As I write this, my colleague Joe Bird is in North Carolina battling the banking behemoth on behalf of homeowners who claims the bank “placed homeowners into loan modifications ...

      Due Diligence- 4 readers -
  • The Alice Penny Drops In East Texas

    As we wrote last month, the early stats suggest that Alice v. CLS Bank has changed the landscape of patent litigation, with a 69% win rate for accused infringers on motions seeking a judgment that an asserted patent is not directed to patentable subject matter. One of the bigger open questions is what reception Alice will receive in the Eastern District of Texas, which runs ne ...

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 1 readers -
  • Most Dangerous Chicago Intersections for Pedestrians

    Being a pedestrian in Chicago this time of year is bracing, but rewarding. After all, you get much-needed exercise, do your part for the environment, and avoid the heavy traffic congestion that tends to clog our streets in winter. Unfortunately, walking along our roadways can be one of the most dangerous things you do all day. Pedestrian accidents in Chicago are all too common.

    Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 1 readers -
  • Ketorolac (Toradol) Recall by Hospira Creates Shortage in Hospitals

    Hospira is voluntarily recalling 60 lots of vials of the generic drug, ketorolac tromethamine (also known as Toradol), due to contamination by crystal particles that could cause problems if injected into patients. To date there have been no reports of adverse events but the particulates could cause “localized inflammation, allergic reactions and other problems if they are injec ...

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 6 readers -
  • About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware

    convictions > About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware Before I started my own Miami immigration law practice, I was an Assistant Public Defender in the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s office. In that capacity I oftentimes came across immigrants who did not consider the immigration consequences of pleading guilty or “no contest.

    Miami Immigration Lawyer- 4 readers -
  • Southwest Securities Broker Is Permanently Barred By FINRA

    Southwest Securities Broker Is Permanently Barred By FINRA Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:29 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: According to FINRA, a former broker from Southwest Securities, Inc. Wade Lawrence, has been permanently barred for failing to respond to requests for information concerning allegations that he misappropriated funds from customers.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 2 readers -
  • BREAKING NEWS: Brann & Isaacson Wins Major Tax Injunction Act Case In U.S. Supreme Court

    In the only opinion issued today, March 3, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of the Direct Marketing Association in the case of DMA v. Brohl. Senior Partner George Isaacson and Partner Matthew Schaefer represented the DMA, and Isaacson argued the case in the Supreme Court. In an opinion by Justice Thomas, the Court held that the Tax Injunction Act did not bar ...

    Brann & Isaacson- 5 readers -
  • 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 ...

    First Party Property Insurance Blog- 3 readers -
  • Giovanno Acevedo Broker Complaints

    Giovanno Acevedo Broker Complaints March 3, 2015 Giovanni Acevedo Allegedly Converted Customer Funds Have you lost money investing with Giovanno L. Acevedo? If so, you may be able to recover your losses through securities litigation. The Peiffer Rosca Wolf investment recovery lawyers are currently investigating Giovanno L. Acevedo, and his alleged conversion of customer funds.

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 3 readers -
  • Can a New York Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My House?

    Can a New York Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My House? Many people who are experiencing financial distress have fallen behind on their bills, including their mortgage payment. If a homeowner becomes sufficiently delinquent on their mortgage, the bank may foreclose on their home. Foreclosure involves a lender repossessing a piece of property and selling it at auction in order to mi ...

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 3 readers -
  • In Memoriam: Paul A. Vapnek

    The Intellectual Property Ethics Bar lost a luminary this weekend with the passing, on February 28, 2015, of Paul A. Vapnek. Mr. Vapnek was 86. “Preeminent.” “A mentor.” “‘Dean’ of legal ethics in California,” were just some of the words used to describe Mr. Vapnek in an article published in the March 2013, edition of the California Bar Journal.

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 3 readers -
  • Getting Married to a United States Citizen? Beware of Red Flags

    bona fide marriage > 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 throug ...

    Miami Immigration Lawyer- 2 readers -
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