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Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury September 2, 2015 Eric Block No comments Traumatic brain injury (TBI)1 is a type of catastrophic injury that can have significantly negative effects on many aspects of a victim’s life. The signs and symptoms of a TBI will vary depending on the severity and location of the injury on the brain, but even minor TBI can result in many types ...
Can You Get Divorce Records Sealed like the Governor of Alabama? Posted on Sep 02, 2015 By Mary Pool September 2, 2015 by Mary Pool Maybe, but you have to ask the domestic court judge to do so. As most Alabamians already know, last week the First Lady of Alabama filed for divorce from Governor Bentley after a half century of marriage.
After an auto accident picking up the mess and getting back to a sense of normality can be a long and challenging process. Once the police reports are filed, doctor appointments complete, and you begin down the road towards physical and financial recovery, it is important to determine who is liable for the injuries you sustained during the accident.
Atlanta Municipal Court is the busiest municipal court in Georgia. They handle an enormous volume of cases on a daily basis. Luckily they are continually growing to meet the ever-present demands of a busy city court. There have been a number of new judicial appointments by the Mayor that have provided the Court a much needed reprieve from overloaded case calendars which had fr ...
August 27, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has alleged that Harrison Schumacher and his two Los Angeles companies, Quantum Energy LLC and Quaneco LLC, raised over $12.3 million from some 300 investors in connection with oil and gas offerings that were not registered. The complaint, which was filed in Los Angeles seeks an emergency asset freeze.
August 20, 2015-West Palm Beach, FL Moshe Yehuda Dunoff was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with participating in a boiler room fraud that raised over $1.5 million from 58 investors in 14 countries. Victims were led to believe they were investing in the purchase and sale of discounted U.S. Securities.
August 28, 2015 Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart issued a cease and desist order to the following Austin, Texas residents: Carson Energy, Inc. Earl Carter Bills II Anthony Weber Jerrold S. Rothouse The order alleges that Iowans have been defrauded out of more the $2.1 in connection with the sale of unregistered oil & gas investments.
Mediocre Performance of Hedge Funds Hidden By Reporting Biases Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 2:27 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: According to a recent study, the average annualized return for the hedge fund industry since 1996 decreases from 12.6 percent to just 6.
Nationwide—Advertising Materials with Misleading Statements Allegations August 29, 2015 Nationwide Allegedly Issued Advertising Materials that Contained Unbalanced, Exaggerated and Misleading Statements Nationwide, from March 2010 through May 2012, issued advertising materials that contained unbalanced, exaggerated and misleading statements, according to a recent FINRA Letter of Acceptance, .
As modern consumers, we have come to expect certain safety features to be standard in vehicles. Most people would think twice about ever buying a vehicle that did not come equipped with seat belts, air bags, head restraints, antilock brakes, or a traction control system. So some might wonder why these safety features are so important, but the answer is actually quite simple.
Derek Lee Miller — Alleged Failure to Respond toa FINRA Investigation August 30, 2015 Derek Lee Miller Allegedly Failed to Follow Firm Policies and Procedures Regarding Unit Investment Trusts (UITs) FINRA was investigating Miller after he was fired from his brokerage firm, Securities America, Inc.
Electronic stability control is an innovative technology designed to sense “when the front or rear of a vehicle is moving inconsistently with the position of the steering wheel.” When a problem is detected, an electronic stability control system can brake an individual wheel to realign the vehicle, putting it back on course.
fraud > Why You Should Hire a Miami Immigration Lawyer As a Miami immigration lawyer, I sometimes come across clients who want to know why they should hire an immigration lawyer. The benefits to hiring a lawyer, versus preparing an immigration application yourself, are tremendous. Here are some benefits: Immigration law is notoriously complex.
Glenn Allen Moffitt—Failure to Appear for On-the-Record Testimony August 27, 2015 Glenn Allen Moffitt Allegedly Converted at Least $370,000 from an Elderly Customer Glenn Allen Moffitt allegedly converted at least $370,000 from an elderly customer, according to a recent FINRA Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC).
Matthew J. Semetulskis—Failure to Provide Documents and Information Requested Per an Investigation into Allegations August 26, 2015 Matthew J. Semetulkis Allegedly Failed to Provide the Documents and Information Requested Per an Investigation Regarding Allegations that He Acted Improperly in Providing False Information Regarding Client Meetings on Firm Required Documentation Matthew J.
With phrases like “[t]his is the argument that makes judges cringe when they receive sanctions motions,” “moving defendants ask for the sun and the moon,” and “the proof of the pudding,” a recent order out of the Southern District of New York on a motion for sanctions reads like a breath of fresh air on the ever-evolving case law related to attorneys fees under Section 285 of the Patent Act (fo.
Last week I had an interesting phone call with a client, in summary: Client: “I got a thank you note, did you cover it on my social media profiles?” Me: “I did not know about the note, can you send it over?” Client: “You should just have it!” The basis of this conversation inspired this blog post which is basically a beginner’s guide for lawyers with social media programs.
Legal industry software has come a long way over the past few years. Case management software used to require a local server and make remote or mobile access virtually impossible. Despite improvements in user interface, accessibility, and customization, case management software is still considered largely a necessary evil by most law firms.