• What Recovery Is Available for Car Accident Victims?

      What Recovery Is Available for Car Accident Victims? The following are types of financial compensation a victim can recover by filing a car accident case: Medical expenses Many injuries suffered in car accidents require extensive medical treatment. The following are all types of medical expenses that an auto accident victim may incur: Ambulance transportation Emergency and tra ...

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    • IRS Overbilled for New Portal? Whistleblower Post

      A report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) claims the IRS was overbilled for work on its new communications portal. The portal is the key component in the IRS’ electronic tax return filing system. According to the report, TIGTA audited three months of invoices submitted by private contractors.

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    • Power of Attorney Not Authorized for Self Dealing

      Written by Brian Spiro • May 22nd, 2015 • Probate Litigation, Resources, Other Resources, Commercial Litigation, A power of attorney is a legal document is a legal document delegating authority from one person to another. Recently, the Supreme Court of South Dakota provided yet another example of how important the language contained within this document truly is. Studt v.

      Florida Probate, Trust and Estate Blog- 2 readers -
  • Overcharged and Under Qualified – Whistleblower Post

    A report this week from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) carries an important reminder that government agencies must always be vigilant about procurement fraud. TIGTA claims the IRS failed to properly review invoices before paying private contractors working on its eFiling portal.

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  • Craft the Perfect Lawyer Website Copy

    An introductory paragraph in Heading 4 Text. You can change the type of text within the Text Sprout text editor by selecting the text that you’d like to change and using the text type dropdown in the toolbar. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Integer eu justo nec tortor bibendum adipiscing. Proin quis libero at lorem pharetra hendrerit.

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  • Sleep Apnea and Car Accidents

    Several studies conducted at universities and sleep clinics around the world have revealed that patients with sleep apnea are double—or even triple—as likely to get into a car accident than those without the sleep disorder. With the growing evidence that drowsy driving can impair your ability to drive safely as much as drunk driving, it should come as no surprise that obstructi ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 1 readers -
  • USING THE YARDSTICK TEST TO PROVE LOST PROFIT DAMAGES

    It’s all about proving your damages! One category of consequential damages that parties sometimes seek is lost profit damages. Lost profits, though, are one of the most difficult damages to prove. If a party is interested in pursuing lost profit damages (such as when the opposing party materially breaches their contract) it is important to understand the burden and expert tes ...

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 1 readers -
  • Keeping Safe This Indy 500 Weekend

    This weekend more than 250,000 people will be eagerly heading to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for 500 miles of fun, or as we affectionately call the Indy 500. Here are a few tips to enjoy your day, avoid injuries, and ensure that you get to watch the victor chug his bottle of milk: We all know the day of the Indy 500 will be hot! Be sure you wear sunscreen, pack an umbrel ...

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  • Student Loans Are Not Just a Problem for Young Adults

    When most people think of the ever-growing student loan crisis in the United States, they are generally concerned about young individuals who are recently out of school and are struggling to find quality work in their chosen field—or at all. Focus is on young adults who have to put off purchasing houses, starting a family, and other milestones that traditionally have happened ...

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 5 readers -
  • Would You Give Your Money To A Convicted Felon?

    Would you turn over your hard earned money to a convicted felon? Many readers are saying “No way!” but many do so everyday. Yes, everyday. Yesterday, four major money center banks agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges in connection with a worldwide conspiracy among several banks to manipulate foreign exchange rates (“FOREX”). Citi, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays and RBS.

    Due Diligence- 2 readers -
  • Do You Have to Go To Court If You File Bankruptcy?

    This is another very common question that I answer almost every day. The short answer is “Yes”, at least one court appearance is required in every Bankruptcy case. But don’t worry! These hearings are usually low-key and don’t take all day. When is my Court Date and What Happens There? Your court date will be within 30 days of the date your case was filed.

    Nick Gajewski/ Bond and Botes- 2 readers -
  • SEC Launches Inquiring into JPMorgan's Fund Sales

    SEC Launches Inquiring into JPMorgan’s Fund Sales Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:45 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: JP Morgan Chase & Co. is under investigation by the SEC and other regulators regarding the manner in which it sells its own mutual funds and other proprietary products.

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