• Morgan Stanley Restructures Number of Management Roles

      Morgan Stanley Restructures Number of Management Roles Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 1:00 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: In its latest round of restructuring, Morgan Stanley has altered the number of management roles at their branch, complex and regional levels.

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    • Edson Manzano Struck, Killed by 18-Wheeler in Texas City, TX

      TEXAS CITY, TX (06/30/2015) — 20-year-old Edson Alaniz Manzano, a state contractor for Biolandscape, was killed when an 18-wheeler veered off the road and struck him. According to reports, 20-year-old Edson Alaniz Manzano, a state contractor, was killed after an 18-wheeler struck him off Highway 146 at FM 646 in Texas City, Texas on Tuesday morning.

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  • New Designer Drug in Texas: Flakka

    Will flakka become the newest Penalty Group 2 Substance in Texas? Many people have heard of designer drugs such as Molly or Ecstasy, but the latest drug to hit the streets goes by a different name, Flakka or Flocka. The name comes from the Spanish slang term for a beautiful woman (“la flaca”), This new drug, also known “gravel” based on its physical appearance, can be snorted, s ...

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  • Introduction to Chapter 13

    A chapter 13 case is started by filing a petition with the Bankruptcy Court along with the schedules and statements that explain the person's financial situation. Under chapter 13, the debtor must submit a plan or reorganization to provide for his various classes of debt - priority, secured, and unsecured.

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  • Do Increased Speed Limits Prevent Accidents?

    There are around 30,000 fatal car accidents in the United States each year. City engineers, transportation safety experts and the automotive industry devote countless resources to the fight to maximize safety and save lives. Although that fight often ends in lower speed limits and stricter traffic regulations, some wonder if maybe increased speed limits are actually an importan ...

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  • Why she went through a strange property?

    The client appears with a letter from a walker. She writes something like: “I went in the dark about your property. And I fell head first on the pavement. The cause was, that in the dark there was a unlit iron chain, which is stretched on your property. It hangs in the middle of about 20 to 30 cm above the ground and thereby it acts as a tripping hazard. It is not visible in the dark.

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  • Drunk Driving Can Lead To Professional Discipline

    The Bar cares when you’ve stayed too long at the bar. Attorneys need to be mindful that a conviction for drunk driving may impact their ability to practice law. Practitioners who are subject to the disciplinary jurisdiction of the USPTO, for example, must advise the Office of Enrollment and Discipline within 30 days of any criminal conviction, misdemeanor or felony.

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 2 readers -
  • Choice of Law in a Bankruptcy Case

    When a person files for bankruptcy in Florida and owes a gambling debt in Nevada, which states' law apply in determining whether the claim on the gambling debt should be allowed or whether it is dischargeable or nondischargeable? A 2006 Florida bankruptcy ruling dealt with this issue. The Bankruptcy Court reviewed that normally a federal court hearing a matter pursuant to diver ...

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  • Pennsylvania Firearms Law Seminar – July 25, 2015!

    On July 25, 2015, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince and Attorney Eric Winter of Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., in conjunction with King Shooters Supply, will offer a four (4) hour seminar on state and federal firearms law at their store located at 346 E Church Rd, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406. The cost is $10 and ...

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 7 readers -
  • Grain Bin & Silo Entrapment Accidents

    Have you lost a loved one in a grain entrapment accident? Call the Texas farm injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm today. Silos come in many different shapes and sizes (including tower silos, bunker silos, and bag silos), each of which creates significant dangers to Texas farm workers. The bins are most-often filled with various types of grains, wheat, corn, and soybeans, but can ...

    Sadie Horner/ Rasansky Law Firm- 6 readers -
  • Employee Childcare Obligations: A Matter of Human Rights

    Lawyer Richard Johnson, Contributor. With increasing public awareness and understanding of the concept of “human rights” over the past several decades, most Canadian employees now know that laws exist to protect them from harassment or discrimination in the workplace. For those employees who aren’t familiar with Canada’s human rights regime here’s a very brief overview: In ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 3 readers -
  • Citizen Legal Research and Analysis

    In addition to lawyers and professionals, regular citizens can benefit from having access to Docket Alarm’s legal research platform to uncover litigation history and stay informed of the latest lawsuits and cases. Here are four ways the public can use Docket Alarm to their benefit. 1. Conduct Due Diligence Citizens can use Docket Alarm to research potential employers ...

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  • Colt Firearms Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    The iconic firearms maker, Colt, recently filed for bankruptcy protection on June 14, 2015. Colt hopes this will allow for the restructuring of its debt while remaining open for business. This not the first time that Colt has run into financial difficulties. Sam Colt opened his first firearms plant in 1836 but it closed 6 years later because of poor sales.

    Robert Reese/ Bond and Botes- 7 readers -
  • Healthcare Fraud: Medicaid and Medicare Fraud in Texas

    Healthcare Fraud in Texas Because healthcare fraud costs the government and taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars every year, both the federal government as well as the Texas State Attorney General’s Office devote massive resources to prosecute it. Thus, individuals and organizations that are accused of committing health care fraud are liable for civil and criminal penalties ...

    Benson Varghese/ Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney- 6 readers -
  • Can I Take a Part-Time or Temporary Job While Receiving Unemployment?

    Though many people are accused of taking advantage of the Missouri unemployment insurance system by simply sitting at home and doing nothing while they receive weekly checks, in reality the large majority of unemployed Missourians just want to find new work. Specifically, they want to find work that is suitable for their skills, educations, and experience and, therefore, it is ...

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