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What to do if a Restraining Order is Filed Against You in Oregon March 5, 2015 by BrasierLaw In Oregon You Have 30 Days to File an Objection to a Restraining Order The first thing you need to know if a restraining order is filed against you in the state of Oregon is that you have 30 days from the date it is served on you to file an objection.
Many of the Medicare fraud stories we cover end up with someone going to prison. When we represent whistleblowers in state and federal False Claims Actions, our goal is both to stop fraud and to earn our clients the maximum award monies possible. Questions frequently arise as to when and why Medicaid or Medicare fraud gets prosecuted criminally versus civilly.
Illinois Man Arrested for $105 Million Ponzi Scheme Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 2:13 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Daniel Spitzer, an Illinois resident, pleaded guilty for perpetrating a $105 million Ponzi scheme, bilking about 280 investors including his brother-in-law.
DACA > Department of Homeland Security Funded Until September 30th Miami immigration lawyers have been watching a near-crisis unfold in regard to the funding of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted Tuesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September 30th, 2015 — without any restrictions on immigration.
From Selma to Montgomery, preparations for the celebration of this weekend’s 50th Anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March are in full swing. I recently had the opportunity to meet Eleanor Lewis Dawkins. Ms. Dawkins is the daughter of Rufus Lewis. Mr. Lewis was a voting rights strategist and organizer.
Can I take a picture of Police Making an Arrest? For certain the answer is yes. The issue is what will the police officers do to you once they see you taking the picture, and what remedy you have against the police? There are two separate actions the police can take that may be actionable. If they assault you and/or break your camera. If they can arrest you for something.
Written by Jeffrey Skatoff • March 5th, 2015 • Probate Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Resources, Other Resources, An ambiguous deed with survivorship language creates confusion, requiring the court to interpret the ownership of real estate. In Simon v. Koplin, 2015 Fla. App. LEXIS 3045 (2nd DCA 2015), an individual, Mr.
February 27, 2015- Columbia, South Carolina The Securities Commissioner of the State of South Carolina has filed an Order to Cease and Desist against a Garland, Texas, Company and one of its promoters , to halt sales of unregistered oil and gas investments in South Carolina and assessing fines. Cannon Operating Company, LLC, a Texas limited liability company and John Griffi ...
Semi-trucks form a small part of registered vehicles on the road; however, they are the cause of a large number of road accidents. Car accidents involving semi-trucks often result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities. The most common cause of car accidents is not looking for other motorists and pedestrians on the road while making a right turn.
If you have private property, you probably know that you can be held liable for a person’s injuries from an accident caused by negligence. If you are a member of a homeowners association (HOA), however, this duty of care can be a bit murkier. While some HOAs are only responsible for maintaining common neighborhood facilities, many HOAs are responsible for taking care of certai ...
March 3, 2015 – Manasquan, NJ Harvey Herman Meldrum entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that while associated with BCG Securities, Inc. , he failed to disclose five federal tax liens on FINRA reporting forms in violation of FINRA rules and By-Laws.
March 3, 2015 – Watertown, NY Brian Scott Exford entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that he refused to appear for on the record testimony in connection with a FINRA investigation to determine whether, while associated with IBN Financial, he had engaged in a private securities transaction.
March 2, 2015 – Willimantic, CT Tricia D. Willis entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that she converted customer funds to personal use by signing the customer’s nam28 withdrawal slips without the customer’s authorizations in violation FINRA Rule 2010 Willis was barred f ...
What to do if You are Victim of Police Brutality Violent or abusive encounters with law enforcement officers can be traumatizing. Not only do victims suffer injury at the hands of police officers, but often find themselves arrested and stuck in jail for some time afterward. It is not surprising that these encounters can leave victims upset, in pain, and wanting justice.
In bankruptcy court yesterday, I witnessed a judge give a debtor in a Chapter 13 case the opportunity in open court to state why she was upset with her attorney. It was a cringe worthy moment and a reminder to me of how easily an attorney/client relationship can go south if not carefully attended to by both sides.
Josh Abernathy Fraud Charges March 4, 2015 Joshua Ray Abernathy Accused of Stealing Approximately $1.3 Million From Victims Joshua Ray Abernathy investors may be able to recover money they invested with him, according to the Peiffer Rosca Wolf law firm’s securities practice attorneys Alan Rosca and Joe Peiffer.
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 ...