• How To Repair Your Credit After Bankruptcy

    Anyone who has faced bankruptcy proceedings knows how frightening the experience can be. After it’s all over, you’ll need to rebuild your credit, but how can you do this, and where will you start? Studies by the Fair Isaac Corporation, better known as FICO, show that filing for bankruptcy can lower your credit score by as many as 240 points.

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 2 readers -
  • Most Important Things to Know When You Have a Traffic Ticket in Atlanta Municipal Court

    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 ...

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 2 readers -
  • Mediocre Performance of Hedge Funds Hidden By Reporting Biases

    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.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 5 readers -
  • My Seatbelt Failed And I Suffered Unnecessary Injury

    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.

    Bruning Legal- 2 readers -
  • Electronic Stability Control on Trucks and Buses

    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.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 2 readers -
  • The Proof of the Pudding

    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.

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 2 readers -
  • How to Contribute to Your Law Firm Social Media Program

    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.

    Virginia Ochi/ One 400- 4 readers -
  • Top Ten Reasons We Hate Case Management Software

    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.

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 6 readers -
  • Senator Blasts Kmart in False Claims Act Suit

    Sen. Grassley Of Iowa Has Come To The Aid Of A Whistleblower In A False Claims Act Case That Could Be Worth Millions Senator Grassley is almost as much of a hero to whistleblowers as was Abraham Lincoln. Congress passed the original False Claims Act law during the Civil War at the behest of President Lincoln.

    Due Diligence- 2 readers -
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