• The 10 Worst Days of the Year to Be on the Road

      There are more car accidents that occur on certain days of the year compared to other days. Not all days are created equal when it comes to driving. In fact, there are more car accidents that occur on certain days of the year compared to other days. This happens because there is more traffic on the roads on some days, and there is a higher number of drunk or aggressive drivers on the road.

      Christopher Hoffmann/ St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 4 readers -
    • Employers, it’s Time to Stress-Test your Employment Contracts

      Employment contracts are serious business. Have you stress-tested yours lately? In the case of Alsip v. Top Rollshutters Inc. dba Talius , the employer’s loosely drafted employment contract and failure to discuss key employment terms with a new employee before hiring resulted in a wrongful dismissal lawsuit, and a court order that the employer pay the fired employee $141,500. Alsip v.

      Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 5 readers -
    • A Layman’s Guide to FELA

      What is the difference between Workers’ Comp and FELA? While workers’ compensation exists for most workers who are injured on the job, federal railroad workers are covered under what’s called the Federal Employer’s Liability Act. Most workers who are injured on the job are at least partially covered by workers’ compensation insurance, which most employers are required to provid ...

      Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 3 readers -
  • Focus on Victims, Whistleblowers – Not the Greedy

    Time to Focus on Victims and Whistleblowers, Not the Corrupt and Greedy. I thought all the publicity around Dr. Farid Fata had finally settled. The man labeled the “Butcher of Detroit” and “Dr. Death” was sentenced last month to 45 years in prison. At his age, he will most likely die in prison. For weeks the Detroit press, the nation and even the international press were focused on Dr.

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  • Naturalization and Good Moral Character

    One of the general requirements for naturalization is good moral character (GMC). As any Miami immigration lawyer will tell you, GMC means character which measures up to the standards of average citizens of the community in which the applicant resides.​ ​In general, an applicant must show that he or she has been and continues to be a person of GMC during the statutory period p ...

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 4 readers -
  • That’s Billion with a “B”

    Carnegie Mellon University v. Marvell Technology Group Ltd. An eye-catching opinion out of the Federal Circuit primarily for the eye-popping nature of the district court’s damages award – $1.5 billion to Carnegie Mellon University. Regrettably for the endowment of Carnegie Mellon, the F ...

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 3 readers -
  • What is the Difference Between a Summons and a Complaint?

    By: Robert J. Nahoum Anyone who has ever been sued in a debt collection lawsuit should be familiar with the court documents collectively referred to as the “summons and complaint”. The two documents have become almost interchangeably viewed as one document but in reality, they are two documents with two distinct purposes.

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 2 readers -
  • Wirehouse Sues Registered Investment Advisory Firm

    Wirehouse Sues Registered Investment Advisory Firm Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 9:48 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A battle between Wells Fargo Advisors and a former employee turned ugly when emails leaked showing the employee purportedly had funneled business to his new firm, while still employed at Wells Fargo.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 6 readers -
  • Dixie Darlings World Series Continues Today

    The Dixie Darlings World Series continues today. The morning session elimination games at 9:00 am CT, North Carolina faces off against Louisiana and Alabama takes on Mississippi. In a winners bracket game at 12:30 pm CT, South Carolina takes on Tennessee. In the evening session elimination game at 6:00 pm CT, the winner of North Carolina vs Louisiana will take on the loser of S ...

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress- 3 readers -
  • 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 -
  • Can You Recover After a Golf Cart Accident?

    Can You Recover After a Golf Cart Accident? August 3, 2015 Eric Block No comments Golf carts are a common sight in Jacksonville1 and throughout the state of Florida. Not only are these carts used as intended to travel from one hole to the next on golf courses, but they are also popularly used to travel around the many retirement communities in the area.

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 5 readers -
  • Pediatric Brain Injuries Due to Car Accidents

    The injuries suffered in a car accident can change the person’s life forever, especially if one of the occupants of the vehicle happens to be a child. Consequences of injuries suffered by an infant in an automobile accident can be debilitating and life altering. Unfortunately, the damage caused by pediatric injuries may not be entirely visible until later in the child’s life.

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 6 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 -
  • Matthew Schaefer Critiques Federal Sales Tax Legislation In Internet Retailer

    B&I Partner Matthew Schaefer shared his views on proposed federal legislation to authorize state sales tax collection in an article appearing in the current online edition of Internet Retailer. Schaefer commented on both the Main Street Fairness Act (“MFA”) pending in the Senate and a competing bill recently introduced by Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz in the House.

    Brann & Isaacson- 2 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- 10 readers -
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