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Summer Road Trips May Increase Accident Risks by Anthony Bruning | Jul 30, 2015 | Auto Accident | Family road trips and weekend getaways are a staple of the summer season. Whether taking the kids to Disney World or visiting family most Americans plan a road trip during the summer months. According to a survey conducted by AAA, approximately two-thirds of adults in the Unite ...
State and Federal Criminal Defense Comparison Several differences exist between the state and federal criminal systems. While both systems include similar statutes, standards, and evidentiary rules, the practical application of these rules differs dramatically between the two systems. Conspiracy Crimes and Non-Conspiracy Crimes An agreement to commit an illegal act is a conspiracy.
By: Robert J. Nahoum The Problem: You were sued by a debt collector and a judgment has been entered against you. The judgment creditor is hell bent on collecting on that judgment and has served you with a subpoena for a debtor exam. What is it and what should you expect? The Rules: After a judgment has been entered against you the debt collector is on a ferocious hunt to find your money.
Lawyer Richard Johnson, Contributor. In our most recent blog post we offered an overview of British Columbia’s human rights regime, and how an employee’s childcare responsibilities fit with that framework. This week, we revisit the topic of an employee’s human rights protections, this time in the context of pregnancy leave.
On July 7, 2015, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court adopted new Rules of Criminal Procedure, and revised and renumbered other Rules, to provide for instructions to prospective and selected jurors concerning the use of personal electronic devices during their service. Jurors are prohibited from using such devices for communication or to conduct independent research on a case.
Sales Professional Awarded $31+ Million in False Claims Act Whistleblower Case This is a story we don’t often see. A federal judge says the Justice Department undervalued a whistleblower’s contribution. That finding was recently made in a massive False Claims Act case involving Endo Pharmaceuticals. Typically the Justice Department champions the rights of whistleblowers.
Arb Bar Frets FINRA Comms Rule Reforms July 29, 2015 The Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association is concerned about planned changes to rules governing broker/dealers’ communications with the public, arguing that the reforms would undermine regulatory oversight and could harm investors. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has asked for feedback on the changes f ...
Any unexpected circumstance can be a hazard while driving, including changing road conditions caused by construction zones. Every year, tens of thousands of car accidents happen in road work zones. Most only end in property damage, but others have much more serious consequences. An accident in a construction zone can pose serious risks to both drivers and road workers.
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A large number of pedestrian accidents occur in crosswalks and are often the fault of the driver of the car. Car-pedestrian accidents are a common occurrence across the United States. Unfortunately, many of these accidents occur due to the fault of the driver, who either did not look out for any pedestrians or simply failed to yield the right of way to a pedestrian.
Who Can I Sue If My Brakes Fail? by Anthony Bruning | Jul 29, 2015 | Auto Accident | Though there are many contributing factors to car accidents, vehicular malfunctions and failures account for a significant portion of auto accidents. A specific malfunction concern that contributes to a large portion of accidents is brake failure.
Morgan Stanley ordered to pay $2.4M arbitration award over former broker’s trades July 29, 2015 Steven Mark Wyatt was let go from the firm in 2012, but his actions continue to be the subject of cases against the top wirehouse A Finra arbitration panel has ordered Morgan Stanley to pay at least $2.
Morgan Stanley Told to Pay More Than $2.3 Million in Arbitration Case July 29, 2015 Firm accused of unauthorized trading and other misdeeds by brokers in Jackson, Miss.-area branch The six investors had accused the firm and the branch manager, Fred Brister, of failing to supervise brokers Steven Wyatt and Hilary Joseph Zimmerman, who the investors alleged had mismanaged custom ...
Cabot Investment Properties Under Investigation Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 9:01 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Timothy J. Kroll and business partner Carlton P. Cabot were arrested for allegedly defrauding investors in various Cabot Investment Properties LLC-sponsored real estate investments.
I’ve Been Falsely Accused of Rape. What Can I Do? Posted by Matthew Sharp under Sex Crimes July 29, 2015 False Rape Accusations in Texas Being accused of rape in Texas is a very serious matter. Although the majority of rape claims are based in reality, some people may face false claims of rape at some point in their lives. These false claims can have serious, long-lasting complications.
Hotter temperatures are finally coming around in Indianapolis and central Indiana. With temperatures rising, parents should be reminded of the danger of leaving children unattended in a vehicle. According to Janette Fennell, president and founder of KidsandCars.org, there have been eight heatstroke-related deaths in the U.S. so far this year from children left alone in hot cars.
Vaccines containing tetanus are typically given at a young age to protect against tetanus. Brachial neuritis is a condition that one could experience after receiving this vaccine. Brachial neuritis is a term used to describe an inflammation of the shoulder area that causes sudden-onset shoulder and arm pain, followed by weakness and/or numbness.
If you or your child experiences a condition listed on the vaccine injury table correlated to the vaccine, it is important to know that it is recommended that you work with a personal injury attorney experienced in this area of practice and file a claim no later than three (3) years from the date of your vaccination.