• The New Application for Naturalization (Form N-400)

    Application for Naturalization > The New Application for Naturalization (Form N-400) As a Miami immigration attorney, some people have asked me about the USCIS’s decision to revise Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. Here are some frequently asked questions. Why did the USCIS revise the Application for Naturalization (Form N-400)? The revisions to Form N-400 p ...

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 3 readers -
  • eConflict of Interests = Legal Malpractice

    eConflict of Interests = Legal Malpractice Conflicts of interest are one of the leading causes of legal malpractice claims. The typical conflicts case arises when a lawyer has an ethical duty to different parties in the same transaction or lawsuit. While many conflicts can be waived, they are still strongly discouraged and disfavored.

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 3 readers -
  • UBS Whistleblower Loses Round I of Lawsuit

    UBS Whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld Vows to Continue His Fight Bradley Birkenfeld isn’t done yet. In 2012 he received a whistleblower award check of $104 million from the IRS. That check came just weeks after being released from a 3 year prison sentence. After going to jail and getting over $100 million, one might think that Birkenfeld might ride into the sunset.

    Due Diligence- 7 readers -
  • Redesigning Your Law Firm Website: Beware…

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  • Can I Recover If I Missed Work After a Car Accident?

    Can I Recover If I Missed Work After a Car Accident? by Anthony Bruning | Aug 3, 2015 | Uncategorized | Each year car accidents result in serious injuries and lasting physical limitations for the victims of collisions. Due to the serious nature of injuries, many people have to miss work or other income opportunities during hospital stays and recovery periods.

    Bruning Legal- 2 readers -
  • 50 Cent in One Hand and Half a Dollar . . .

    . . . in the other. I’m a bankruptcy lawyer. There, I said it. My product is a service that helps my clients save assets and eliminate debt. The problem with my business model is that it sparks a never ending conversation about morals and character because the stigma is that folks who file for bankruptcy lived a lavish lifestyle and simply spent more than they made.

    Christine Kingston/ Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor- 4 readers -
  • Chiropractors Eyed for Medicare Fraud

    Chiropractors Being Examined for Medicare Fraud In 2012 and 2013, the taxpayer funded Medicare program paid $1.4 billion for chiropractic services. A random survey of those services, however, found that a shocking 38% were “medically unnecessary, improperly coded or undocumented.” That puts chiropractors directly in the bull’s eye for possible Medicare fraud.

    Due Diligence- 5 readers -
  • Exemption of Annuities in Florida

    Florida law provides for a certain exemption for annuities. Florida Statute section 222.14 provides that "the proceeds of annuity contracts issued to citizens or residents of the state, upon whatever form, shall not in any case be liable to attachment, garnishment ... or legal process in favor of any creditor ... of the person who is the beneficiary of such annuity contract, unless the ...

    Jordan Bublick/ Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 2 readers -
  • Second Foreclosure Case and Quiet Title Action

    A 2013 Florida case dealt with the issue of whether a mortgage remained enforceable after a the dismissal of a foreclosure case and more than five years has passed from the date of the first default in mortgage payments. The homeowner argued that the five year Florida statute of limitations applied to render the mortgage no longer enforceable.

    Jordan Bublick/ Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 3 readers -
  • Couple Win $16.6 Million Investment Fraud Award

    Exotic Derivatives and Investment Fraud After a five year wait and grueling 95 day trial, James and Margaret Eringer can finally sleep a bit easier; their long investment fraud case against BNP Paribas Securities is over. The couple won an award of $16.6 million dollars. Most investment fraud cases against stockbrokers are handled by binding arbitration before the Finan ...

    Due Diligence- 10 readers -

    In reading articles posted in this blog, I hope it is impressed upon you to understand the risks you are accepting in your contract and what to do if you encounter a risk, as well as those risks you are flowing down or allocating to your subcontractors. Construction is inherently risky so you want to know what to do when you encounter certain situations or occurrences, and i ...

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 4 readers -
  • Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

    Chronic pain is debilitating and life altering for sufferers all around the country and world. One of the most common chronic pain diseases is arthritis, which causes joint inflammation and degeneration. Although many believe arthritis only affects older people, there are many juvenile sufferers as well.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 5 readers -
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