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Guerrilla marketing has been around for quite some time and was really brought to light in the 80’s when Jay Conrad Levinson defined the term in his book ‘Guerrilla Advertising.’ While the definition of guerrilla marketing can vary for many, one thing that all agree on is that guerrilla marketing was born from creative entrepreneurs with limited marketing budgets.
Form I-130 > Getting a Green Card for Your Siblings Before it’s too Late Every year, United States citizens petition to bring their siblings to the U.S. as green card (permanent residence) holders. As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have had the pleasure of helping to reunify families this way.
Our Dallas attorneys can help you file a claim or lawsuit in order to recover compensation following a bed rail injury. Bed rails (AKA side rails) serve an important purpose in nursing homes as well as in hospitals. They limit movement when it comes to at-risk patients, and they serve as an easy way of making sure that patients are kept safe from falling from their bed.
Hospitals have the deep pockets that many local ambulance services don’t have. When the government intervened in a Medicare fraud case filed by a former employee of Century Ambulance in Jacksonville, Florida some wondered how the local hospitals served by Century would fare. The answer is, “not well.” Last week the Justice Department settled the case against Century.
If Your Lawyer Makes a Mistake and then Tries to Get Malpractice Insurance, It’s Too Late! Every few months we hear a story about a drunk driver who gets in a hit-and-run accident. After the accident, the driver abandons the car and then tries to file a stolen car report. It’s too late! Unfortunately, a medical malpractice lawyer tried a similar trick and lost.
In our fast paced lives, we often get impatient especially while driving. However, aggressive driving is often the cause of automobile accidents. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri Department of Transportation, aggressive driving is a major cause behind many motor vehicle accidents that occur in Missouri.
We all know that weather like sleet, snow, and rain can cause dangerous road conditions, but few people take into account just how dangerous sun can be at certain times of the day. If you have ever driven around sunrise or sunset, you probably have experienced the temporary blindness while driving caused by sun glare.
Former Citi Broker Charged With Outside Business Activity Posted on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 11:11 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: FINRA has accused David Lee Shafranek, a former broker with Citigroup Global Markets, of outside business activity. That is when a broker solicits a client to purchase securities not held or offered by his or her brokerage firm.
The state of Georgia is exceptionally proud to be the home for hundreds of thousands of U.S. military veterans and active duty servicemen and women. In addition to the current military population, many more Georgian residents are planning on enlisting in one of the branches of the U.S. armed forces in order to serve and protect our country.
2002 marked the beginning of an era for tenant in common (TIC) scams. That year, the IRS issued a revenue rule that said TIC investments qualified for deferred taxation under Section 1031 of the tax code. It wasn’t long before Wall Street and several slick promoters jumped on the bandwagon. People and companies like Carlton Cabot, Gemini, DBSI, Provident and Tony Thompson… By ...
When a whistleblower that filed cases under the False Claims Act is successful, he or she can anticipate a large check and the lawyers can get substantial legal fees too. Sometimes, however, the court orders the whistleblower to pay legal fees. Those cases are rare but a federal judge in Virginia this week sanctioned a whistleblower $109,000 in legal fees.
Last month DaVita Inc. agreed to settle a long running Medicare fraud case filed by several whistleblowers. The company was accused of overusing certain dialysis drugs. The settlement occurred after the company was called on the carpet for witness coaching. DaVita, and its subsidiary Gambro Healthcare, owns several medical clinics that provide dialysis to patients with kidney problems.
Technically, there have not been any new bailouts in recent months but banks and bankers have pretty short memories. Already, we see some lenders again making risky loans and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are once again poised to bear the costs of any loan failures. In 2008, Fannie and Freddie, the then two private mortgage insurance companies, needed $187,500,000,00.
For the last several months the nation’s attention has been drawn to stories of police brutality and use of lethal force — and wondering what an ordinary citizen can do when violence comes at the hands of police. With the announcement on May 1 that charges have been filed against six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray — a death that sparked a wave of protes ...
Operating as a seller in Amazon Marketplace, you may one day find yourself in receipt of a notice or claim of trademark infringement. This claim might come from several places – it could be from Amazon itself, from another seller, or from a manufacturer or other merchant – one that may not even operate on Amazon’s Marketplace.
Yes, but very rarely. Federal law currently does not allow for the discharge of student loans in bankruptcy except in extreme circumstances. Absent a physical or mental inability to support yourself or a showing that repaying the student loans would take food off the table, a student loan survives bankruptcy. An attempt to discharge student loans is an uphill battle.
When most people think of the term “burglary,” they think of a person breaking into a home to steal money or property. However, under Illinois law,1 the criminal offense of burglary encompasses many more potential scenarios than the traditional idea of a burglary. All burglary charges can be extremely serious, therefore, anyone who is suspected of committing burglary under any ...
UBS Under Investigation for Selling Currency and Foreign Exchange Products Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 11:19 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The U.S. Justice Department is investigating UBS Financial Services, unsuitable recommendations and sales of currency and foreign exchange products, including the UBS V10 Enhanced FX Carry Strategy.