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Breibarts is reporting that on February 5, 2016, an Upper Darby police officer’s life was saved by an individual with a Pennsylvania license to carry firearms. Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said “there is no doubt they would have attacked” the officer without the armed citizen’s intervention The background, as reported by Philly.
Traffic fatality rates among less educated people in the age group of 25 and older have increased. Improvements have been seen in road safety over the past few years, but these improvements have not impacted all citizens evenly, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
A couple of years back, I resolved to try to get in better shape. Being in my mid-50s, I had made this resolution several times during my life. What I have learned is that making the resolution is easy. It is keeping the resolution that is the hard part. Trying to keep on track, I stopped at the local YMCA on my way home from work tonight to get in some time on the elliptical machine.
Texas Securities Commissioner Bans the Sale of Pension Streams Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 5:09 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Andrew Gamber, through his Jackson, Mississippi-based Sobell Corp. offered a product to retail investors called “Pension Income Stream Program.
Answer: If you became sick after eating food at a restaurant, you may have grounds for a lawsuit. With the proliferation of dangerous bacteria such as salmonella and E. Coli in the restaurant industry, we could be one meal away from falling ill due to the negligence of a restaurant or food supplier.
Answer: It happens; you get into a car accident and shortly find out that the other driver is uninsured. In such cases, your best option may be to file an uninsured motorist claim. This will help you recover money damages that will go toward compensating you for your injuries as well as the damage to your vehicle.
denial > Humanitarian Parole – What is it? As a Miami immigration lawyer, I often receive questions about humanitarian parole. Humanitarian parole is used sparingly to bring someone who is otherwise inadmissible into the United States for a temporary period of time due to a compelling emergency. Below are some frequently asked questions.
Jose A. Zapata (Zapata) recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent (“AWC”), without admitting or denying the findings, in connection with allegations he overstated the value of one of his customer’s account balance in order to conceal investment losses that had been sustained in the account and to induce the customer to remain silent about the losses.
Trio Makes off with $418,793 from Casino Posted by Matthew Sharp under Identity Theft, Theft February 10, 2016 Casino Conspiracy Leads to Long List of Charges In January of 2016, two men and a woman were taken into custody in Pennsylvania and charged with a huge list of offenses. These charges stemmed from a clever and complicated plot to defraud a Pennsylvania casino of near ...
Last week Tuesday and Wednesday, February 2nd and 3rd, Congress held hearings on proposed changes to the United States’ Visa-Investor program, EB-5. The popular program was launched by Congress in 1990, as part of the omnibus Immigration Act of that year. Essentially, the program’s purpose is intended to stimulate and strengthen the economy by giving foreign businesspeople a ...
Wrongful dismissal case is a warning to accept reasonable offers AdvocateDaily.com A British Columbia Supreme Court decision that awarded double costs after a wrongful dismissal trial should be seen as a warning to employers to settle ...
Lawyer website profiles are so much more important than most law firms realize. Bio pages play a crucial role in SEO while revealing what the firm thinks is important. They are the primary individual branding locations for the firm’s most valuable assets – its lawyers. Each lawyer’s profile is one piece of a whole – the bio pages should be written in the firm’s voice and in it ...
If you were a passenger involved in a car accident, you generally have an easier case to prove than the driver does. Why? Because as a passenger, you do not have to worry about proving liability because one of the drivers will likely be liable. Filing a Passenger Injury Claim Generally, if you are a passenger injured in a car accident, your personal injury claim will proceed ...
Are you the victim of sexual assault? Call 1-877-405-4313 and let us explain the legal options available to you at no charge. While we all know that perpetrators of sexual assault can be charged criminally, many victims don’t realize that they may be able to bring a civil claim (a lawsuit in order to recover financial compensation) as well.
citizenship > Basics Rights and Responsibilities as a Green Card Holder (Permanent Resident) As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have helped numerous clients obtain their green cards. Being a green card holder (permanent resident of the United States) comes with rights and responsibilities. Below are some frequently asked questions.
Imagine that you’re driving through Interstate 290, on your normal route home, and all of the sudden, another vehicle drifts from its lane and crashes into your car. You quickly pull over to the shoulder of the roadway, but the negligent driver is nowhere to be seen. What do you do? Hit-and-run accidents have been on the rise across major U.S. cities, with a 13.
Aggravated Battery v. Felony Battery Aggravated Battery vs Felony Battery Aggravated battery is always a felony, but felony battery is not always an aggravated battery. Simple battery can be charged as felony battery under certain circumstances. Battery Basics Criminal battery can be either a misdemeanor or a felony.
Puerto Rico and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Posted on Feb 09, 2016 By Kathryn Davis February 9, 2016 by Kathryn Davis I have previously discussed the basics of a Chapter 9 bankruptcy as well as two Chapter 9 bankruptcies that occurred in Alabama. In this post, I’ll examine a current event that involves a discussion of Chapter 9- Puerto Rico’s current debt crisis.