• Avvo Review – Week 1 Results

      (This is Part 2 in a series. Read: Part 1) Last week I signed up for an Avvo advertising profile and I’m recapping the first week. 1 Week Later… I mentioned last week that of the 1,000 or so searches for my practice area, I could expect around 20-25 “leads”, which sounded too good to be true. Now I get a sense why.

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    • Out of Town Drivers Pose Threat of Accidents

      Every single day, drivers die or are seriously injured in road collisions. The majority of these collisions or accidents are traced back to human error or behavior. Many of the collisions are caused by speeding, inexperienced drivers, or drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, a less obvious, but dangerous contributor to the high number of annual aut ...

      Bruning Legal- 2 readers -
  • SEC Announces Cherry-Picking Charges Against Mark Welhouse

    SEC Announces Cherry-Picking Charges Against Mark Welhouse Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 11:55 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The SEC announced charges against Mark P. Welhouse. Welhouse is accused of “cherry-picking,” allocating appreciated in value options trades to personal accounts, while allocating depreciated in value trades to clients.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 1 readers -
  • How to Renew Your Green Card

    green card > How to Renew Your Green Card If you are a Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States, it may come as a surprise to you that you will need to renew your green card every 10 years. As a Miami immigration lawyer, I always warn my clients of this fact. An expired green card is of little use to you. Below are some frequently asked questions.

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 3 readers -
  • B&I News: Martin Eisenstein Gives Webinar on Sales Tax of IT Products and Services

    On July 14, 2015, Martin Eisenstein presented a webinar to accounting and legal professionals on the subject of sales tax issues in connection with the IT products and services industry. Mr. Eisenstein discussed the six questions that should be answered with regard to any IT service provider’s product/service line, including: the identification of the nature of the servi ...

    Brann & Isaacson- 4 readers -
  • Tougher Legislation For Banks And Debt Buyers

    Tougher Legislation For Banks And Debt Buyers Posted on Jul 27, 2015 By Cynthia Lawson July 27, 2015 by Cynthia Lawson On July 15, 2015 Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced a Bill that would require Banks and Debt Buyers to notify the credit reporting agencies when a consumer’s debt has been extinguished in Bankruptcy.

    Cynthia Lawson/ Bond and Botes- 3 readers -
  • Aggressive Drivers Can Be Extremely Dangerous

    Driving or riding in a motor vehicle comes with an inherent risk of accidents and injuries. These risks significantly increase, however, when other drivers on the road act in an irresponsible manner. While some drivers simply make a mistake, others may purposefully decide to drive in a dangerous manner.

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 2 readers -
  • Police Recordings and the Right to Know Law

    Earlier this month, Attorney Allen Thompson authored a post Yes, You Can Record Police Officers During The Course of Their Official Duty. The following day, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania released its decision in Pennsylvania State Police v. Grove, 1146 C.D. 2014. The primary issue in Grove was whether the video recordings of interactions between law enforcement offic ...

    Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 2 readers -
  • How Can I Prove a Driver Was Texting?

    According to the official United States Government Website for Distracted Driving, “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving” is considered to be a form of distracted driving. These distractions range from texting to adjusting a radio to eating. However, the complexity behind text messaging creates a complex diversion of attention off of the road.

    Bruning Legal- 4 readers -
  • The Real Threat to Retirement in America

    It seems pretty harmless at first. The first several years, even decades go by as you begin to build a retirement savings. You feel proud that you are on your way to retirement. What an accomplishment that would be; to have enough money to retire one day. Then, life happens and the kids need to go off to college; parents are aging and need support; an accident happened to your husband.

    Christine Kingston/ Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor- 2 readers -
  • How To Check For Warrants in Houston

    A few times per week we get phone calls to our Houston office from people interested in finding out if there is a way to find out if they have a warrant in Harris County, without having to visit the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for obvious reasons. To get more information about how to find out if you have a warrant in Houston, click one of the links below.

    Tad Nelson/ Tad Nelson & Associates- 6 readers -
  • California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act

    California has one of the most generous and positive whistleblower climates within the United States. Like many states, California has false claims act that allows insiders with knowledge of fraud against the state or any of its subdivisions (counties and municipalities) to bring a lawsuit in the name of the state and collect a generous reward if the suit is successful.

    Due Diligence- 4 readers -
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