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According to U.S. census data, riding a bicycle was the fastest-growing way of getting to work between 2000 and 2008-2012. While riding a bike is unquestionably a fuel-efficient, healthy, and often fun way to get from place to place, it also exposes riders to a significant risk of serious injury. In fact, according to a research letter published in the Journal of the American M ...
When a vehicle crashes into the underside of a tractor-trailer the results can be devastating. In far too many instances, the driver and/or passengers of the vehicle are instantly killed by decapitation. In such crashes, the normal occupant safety features such as airbags and seatbelts cannot perform their intended functions.
Hi there, I am a Personal Injury Attorney in Houston. Motor vehicle accidents involving trucks, tractor trailers, and big rigs can lead to serious accidents with catastrophic and permanent injuries and damages. In many cases, the insurance companies scoff when an injured accident victim claims permanent damage in a Houston truck or car accident case.
Each year, thousands of children and adults suffer from injuries that are the result of school bus accidents. If you or your child has been hurt in a school bus accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to file a lawsuit. You can do so by consulting an experienced Chicago bus accident lawyer at Staver Law Group who understands the importance of scho ...
Readers may remember the blog article I wrote when ATF dropped a bombshell at SHOT Show 2015 where it released an open letter which stated that the brace was neither designed nor approved to be used as a shoulder stock and that the use of the brace as a shoulder stock constitutes a redesign of the device because a possessor has changed the very function of the item.
This episode of the Next Lawyer Up podcast features attorney Gary Conchin. Gary’s name is synonymous with great lawyering. In addition to his legal acumen, Gary is as down to earth and easy going as they come. He is very easy to talk to which makes it no wonder why he always has a multitude of people seeking his representation.
Several weeks ago, I wrote on the possibility of another subprime mortgage crisis. Now, it appears that subprime auto loan defaults are nearing crisis levels. According to a Morgan Stanley research booklet, finance providers and the consumer debt market as a whole should take note that auto delinquency and default rates are on the rise.
The only time a patent attorney or agent ever wants to hear from the USPTO’s Office of Enrollment and Discipline is when they are admitted to the Patent Bar and issued a registration number. Other than that, no news is good news. So if an envelope arrives from the OED (certified mail, return receipt requested), don’t expect the Office to be writing to complement you on your we ...
Do you worry about ethics in your IP practice? If not, you should. There is way too much going on out there, and not knowing what is happening can leave you exposed to ethics and malpractice risk. If you can spare 90 minutes, tune in tomorrow from 1:00-2:30 pm EST for the ABA-IPL Landslide Webinar Series, entitled “Identifying and Resolving Ethical Conflicts of Interest in Patent Prosecution.
Construction projects can lead to insurance coverage disputes. One such dispute arises when a general contractor is sued for construction defects and resulting property damage and it tenders the defense of the claim / lawsuit to an implicated subcontractor’s liability insurer. A general contractor does this because it (hopefully) will be an additional insured under the subcon ...
Plante Moran is one the largest accounting firms in the U.S. Ranking at number 14, the firm is widely known throughout the Midwest. Its headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan. When you employ over 2000 people, someone is bound to make a mistake. In an accounting malpractice case called “modern day grave robbery”, Plante Moran was sued for failing to detect a $60 million theft during an audit.
Anything that can be done to reduce drunk driving accidents, even by a small amount, should be done Drunk driving laws are nothing new. They’ve been in place in one form or another in the US for over 100 years. When the laws were first brought out, there was no way to measure the level of alcohol in the blood but in more recent years, drivers can be tested and the amount of alc ...
Larry Holley, the pastor of Abundant Life Ministries in Flint, Michigan, Allegedly Ran a Faith-infused Investment Fraud Scam Which Purportedly Misled Pensioners, Laid-off Auto Workers, and Church Goers to Believe they Were Investing into a Solid Real Estate Business Larry Holley, the pastor of Abundant Life Ministries in Flint, Michigan, is facing fraud charges and an emergency asset freeze after.
LottoNet Operating Corp., David Gray, and Joseph Vitale Allegedly Operated a “Ponzi-like” Scheme; LottoNet Investors were Told via Phone that Their Cash would Set up a Pompano Beach Business Involving the Electronic Sale of Lottery Tickets in Several States LottoNet Operating Corp., David Gray, of Lighthouse Point, and Joseph Vitale, of Boca Raton, allegedly ran a “Ponzi-like” s ...
Florida Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Immigrant Children Seeking Dependency Status As a Miami immigration lawyer, I was relieved when I read that the Florida Supreme Court ruled this week that juvenile courts cannot reject immigrant children’s petitions for dependency without giving them a chance to present evidence. Below are some frequently asked questions.
Dakota Plains Holdings & Co-Founder Ryan Gilbertson Allegedly Ran a Stock Scheme Comprised of Bonus Payments of over $30 Million Dakota Plains Holdings & Co-Founder Ryan Gilbertson allegedly operated a stock scheme which involved bonus payments of over $30 million, according to SEC Documents currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and James Booker.
Barry Connell, a Former Morgan Stanley Wealth Manager, Allegedly Stole $5 Million from Clients and Purportedly Used Investor Funds on Personal Expenses Including Luxury Car, Private Jets and Country Club Memberships Barry Connell, a former Morgan Stanley wealth manager, allegedly stole $5 million from clients and purportedly used investor funds on personal expenses, according to SEC Documents cur.
Mantford C. Hawkins and David E. Bell, the CEO and COO of 4D Circle LLC, Respectively, Allegedly Obtained at Least $9 Million from 50 Investors in Seven U.S. States and Canada Mantford Hawkins and David Bell, of Fort Worth and the CEO and COO of 4D Circle LLC, respectively, allegedly raised at least $9 Million from 50 investors in seven U.S.