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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Safety features, such as GPS vehicle tracking and rear-mounted radar, are designed to prevent car crashes. Car manufacturers are loading new car models with advanced technology such as in-car internet and Bluetooth, making life more convenient. Other features, such as GPS vehicle tracking and rear-mounted radar, are designed to prevent car crashes.
One of the most significant studies of alcohol abuse and mental health disorders among practicing attorneys conducted in the past quarter century has concluded that attorneys are at a much higher risk than other professionals for alcohol use disorder, depression, anxiety, and stress. Researchers from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and the American Bar Association Commissio ...
February 1, 2016- Austin, Texas Texas Securities Commissioner John Morgan ordered Mississippi based SoBell Corp. and its owner, Andrew Gamber of Jonesboro, Arkansas, to stop selling an investment called “Pension Income Stream Program’ in Texas. According to the Order, SoBell has been advertising “Predictable Income”, “Fixed Returns”, and “Flexible Terms” in connection with ...
February 4, 2016- Boca Raton, Florida The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) filed a disciplinary proceeding against brokerage firm Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments and broker Gopi Krishna Vungarala alleging that from June 2011-January 2015 Vungarala regularly lied to his customer, a Native American tribe, about the investments he was recommending to them.
February 4, 2016- Miami, Florida The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that Miami based Brickell Global Markets (formerly E.S. Financial Services) agreed to pay a $1 million penalty to settle charges that it violated anti-money laundering rules for failing to identify non-U.S. citizen customers. See this for the SEC press release.
Colorado Springs, Colorado Rex Securities Law is investigating VSR Financial Services broker Robert C. Bragg of Falcon Financial Services in connection with the sale of real estate securities, promissory notes, equipment leasing investments, limited partnerships and direct investments . According to FINRA records Bragg was named in a FINRA arbitration in 2014 (#14-02408 ) b ...
Williamsburg, VA Rex Securities Law is investigating VSR Financial Services broker Terrell C. Lady of Providence Wealth Advisors in connection with the sale of real estate securities, promissory notes, equipment leasing investments, limited partnerships and direct investments in oil & gas investments.
Lewisville, TX (02/05/2016) — Police and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services are investigating an unlicensed home daycare following the death of 10-month-old Kayden Bolden. Kayden Bolden According to reports, Latoya King dropped off 10-month old Kayden Bolden at the home-based day care on Friday morning at around 10:30 a.m. At 1:30 p.m.