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Sarasota Rep Fined and Suspended by FINRA for Unapproved PIPE Transactions Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 9:12 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Harry Hammond accepted the sanctions and initial findings that he was involved in private securities transactions without the approval of his firm.
Dog bite injuries are a prevalent issue in the United States as every single day nearly 1,000 individuals require emergency care treatment for a dog bite injury.1 The consequences of suffering from a dog bite are, mental, physical, and financial. Dog bite injury related hospital stays typically cost around $18,000 which is 50 percent higher than the average injury related hospital stay.
5K Motions in Federal Criminal Cases A “5K” or a “5K motion” in the federal system is a motion filed under Section 5k1.1 of the United States Sentencing Guidelines requesting a sentence below the Sentencing Guidelines based on substantial assistance by the accused. The Prisoner’s Dilemma: Not just Game Theory Many people have seen films like ‘The Godfather’ which portrays a worl ...
In the November 9, 2015 edition of leading industry publication State Tax Notes, George Isaacson and Matthew Schaefer explain “What Europe’s Excess Tax Burdens On E-Commerce Can Teach Us.” Their article, which is featured on the cover of the publication, is the first of a regular quarterly column written by Brann & Isaacson’s state and local tax lawyers under the title “Eyes on E-Commerce.
citizenship > Changing Your Visa Category As a Miami immigration lawyer, many of my clients are either the spouse or child of a U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder). Spouses or children of green card holders are in category 2A of the visa preference system. This means that waits of up to three to five years are commonplace, due to annual limits on the num ...
A start-up company thinks it has a solution to one of the worst problems we face on the road today — accidents caused by distracted drivers. This brand new, five-person Chicago company, called TextNinja, has created an app that combines technology, psychology, and gaming rewards to stop people from texting while they drive.
The majority of employers in the U.S. are required to pay taxes to help fund state unemployment insurance programs. If a number of unemployment claims are filed by former employees, your company’s tax liability could substantially increase. How your company will be affected by a particular claim will depend on many different factors.
Non-Profit Hospitals and the False Claims Act November 29, 2015 by Brian Mahany Expect to See More False Claims Act Whistleblower Cases Against “Non Profit” Hospitals It shouldn’t shock anyone that the highest settlements under the False Claims Act have been for profit entities. Specifically, big pharmaceutical companies, defense contractors and banks. Our record $16.
What Is A Blog? A blog is a digital location where a collection of posts is stored. A blog can be private, requiring password access, or it can be public, which allows anyone with the URL to read what you post. Blogs began as online journals where bloggers wrote about their day-to-day activities; but now blogging encompasses a broad spectrum of Internet content.
It’s Black Friday for Defense Contractor EOTech November 29, 2015 by Brian Mahany Yesterday hunters and their loved ones flocked to big sporting gear stores hoping to find Black Friday deals on rifles and gun accessories. An Ann Arbor, Michigan manufacturer of gun sights isn’t celebrating, however.
FLA Hospice Provider Settle Medicaid Fraud Case November 29, 2015 by Brian Mahany When my mother passed several years ago there was a hospice volunteer at her side. Whether paid or volunteer, hospice work is tough. Most folks in the hospice care field are angels. Unfortunately, the industry has its fair share of wolves.
The fall and winter holidays are supposed to be a time of family, festivities, and good cheer. People often decorate their homes, plan trips to see loved ones, attend or host parties, and go on many shopping trips to purchase gifts. Unfortunately, thousands of Americans have their holiday season interrupted by a serious car accident.
A personal injury case is a legal dispute that arises from an accident or event where someone was personally harmed or injury due to the legal responsibility or liability of another person or entity.1 There are several forms of personal injury cases, but some of the common types include car accident claims, medical malpractice, product liability, slip and fall injuries, dog bit ...
As many of our viewers are aware, in June, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2578, which provided a number of pro-2nd Amendment provisions, including funding for federal firearms relief determinations under 18 U.S.C. 925(c), which has not been available since 1992, and a prohibition on ATF utilizing any of the funding for promulgating a rule requiring CLEO signature requirements.
And the Beats Go On… Whistleblower Post November 28, 2015 by Brian Mahany Were Cops Involved in Bizarre New York State Whistleblower Case? We see many unusual False Claims Act cases. Criminals can be very enterprising. Their creativity is often amazing. Ultimately, most get caught and usually after a whistleblower steps forward and reports their wrongdoing.
I previously discussed Coblentz agreements. A Coblentz agreement is an agreement between a claimant (e.g., property owner) and a third-party (e.g., general contractor that caused construction defects and damage) when the third-party’s liability insurer denies a defense (and coverage) to the third-party.
Buy American Act – Home Depot Revisited November 27, 2015 by Brian Mahany Beginning with President Roosevelt and the Great Depression, Congress has tried to balance price with promotion of American jobs and manufacturing. In 1933, Congress passed the Buy American Act. That law required certain purchases of American products and goods when the purchased was the government or ...
Steven Galloway suspension shouldn’t have been announced: UBC faculty association Canadian Press article, by Laura Kane On November 20, 2015, Richard Johnson spoke to both Rick Cluff of CBC’s Early Edition and Laura Kane of the Canadian Pre ...