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New report details the meteoric rise in off-label Nuedexta prescriptions pushed on nursing home residents. Nursing home care in Texas is at an all-time low, and a recent CNN exposé highlighting the over-prescription of a drug used to treat a rare neurological disease brings a very serious problem to light.
Website design trends come and go as technology evolves over the years. Some trends have a natural death as better options become available, such as Adobe Flash. Some seem like a good idea because they are easy, like widgets. And some are complete mysteries, like the rise in hamburger menus for desktop website design.
Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control’s Injury Center, distracted driving causes more than 390,000 injuries and 3,477 deaths in a single year? This is shocking, because it means that drivers could prevent hundreds of thousands of accidents—and thousands of fatal ones—by paying attention to the road.
In this week’s episode of Patent Venue, when is a change in the law a change in the law? On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in TC Heartland, reversing the Federal Circuit and reaffirming that a corporate defendant can only be sued for patent infringement either in its state of residence or a judicial district in which alleged acts of infringement have occurred and the busine.
By Geoff Mason. The holiday season brings many things to mind. Wrapping presents while sipping a glass of rum and eggnog. Playing hockey with friends on a frozen pond. And, of course, being packed into a frenetic supermall like a sardine. For those who never found the traditional Christmas shopping experience very appealing, respite may be on the horizon, but likely at a cost.
Back in April of this year, I wrote about the rising number of delinquency and default rates in the subprime auto loan market. Since then, the warning signs are still flashing. According to data recently released by the New York Federal Reserve, 6.3 million Americans are late on their auto loan payments by 90 days or more.
Now that it’s the holiday season, shopping for gifts, attending parties, and decorating your home are likely on your mind. While you are enjoying all of the excitement that comes with the holidays, it’s important to take certain safety precautions. To learn about keeping your house safe this holiday season, read the tips below.
Jeffrey M. Johnson Allegedly Failed to Notify Morgan Stanley, His Member Firm, of an Outside Business Activity and Purportedly Participated in Private Securities without Receiving Approval from the Firm Jeffrey Johnson allegedly failed to notify his member firm of an outside business activity and purportedly participated in private securities without receiving approval from the ...
On construction projects, workers compensation immunity is real and it is powerful. (See also this article.) Workers compensation immunity is why all general contractors should have workers compensation insurance and they should ensure the subcontractors they hire have workers compensation insurance.
Steven Simmons Recently Pleaded Guilty to One Alleged Count of Conspiracy after Being Charged in an Alleged $81 Million “Hamilton” Ponzi Scheme Steven Simmons, 48, of Wilton, Connecticut, was charged in January in an alleged $81 million “Hamilton” Ponzi scheme and subsequently pleaded guilty Monday to one count of conspiracy, according to Court Reports from a Manhattan federal court currently und.
David Albert Ross Allegedly Accepted Customer Loans, Totaling $89,000, without Disclosure and also Allegedly Engaged in Two Undisclosed Outside Business Activities David Albert Ross, beginning in 2008 and up to his termination in 2016, and during his employment with two member firms (Signator Investors, Inc. and Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.
I have to confess that, upon beginning this blog, I had no idea what “hot yoga” was. At first I thought it might be reference to Paris Hilton attending a yoga class. “That’s hot,” y’all. Apparently it is a yoga class where the heat is cranked up to over 100 degrees while the yoga enthusiasts practice their calling.
Jay Costa Kelter, a Former Investment Advisor and Formerly Known as Ignatius J. Costa, III, Allegedly Defrauded an Elderly Brentwood Woman out of $1.4 Million Jay Costa Kelter, 48, and formerly known as Ignatius J. Costa, III, allegedly defrauded an Elderly Brentwood out of about $1.4 million, according to Court Documents from the U.S.
Gopi Krishna Vungarala Allegedly Induced a Native American Tribe to Invest Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Non-traded Real Estate Investment Trusts and Business Development Companies, without Disclosing that He and His Firm Took Commissions on the Sales Gopi Vungarala, from at least June 2011 through January 2015, and through his firm, PKS, allegedly regularly lied to his customer, known only .
Bribery of public officials is endemic. Even the United States isn’t immune. Mention corrupt public officials and most immediately think of Chicago, Detroit, New York or Miami. While all those cities have public corruptions problems, in some countries the problem is much worse. Public corruption hurts everyone.