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Victims of catastrophic car accidents are often left with emotional and psychological injuries. It is extremely important for a victim of a catastrophic car accident to receive immediate medical attention to prevent complications and improve the victim’s chances of survival. Depending on the severity of the injuries, the victim may have to undergo prolonged and extensive treatme ...
Adviser Barred from Industry and Ordered to Pay $4 million in Fines Posted on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 4:20 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that it barred investment adviser Dawn J. Bennett of the Bennett Group from the securities industry for exaggerating her firm’s investment performance.
By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint. Colorado Capital Investments is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS COLORADO CAPITAL INVESTMENTS?: Colorado Capital Investments is an infamous “debt buyer”, buying up portfolios of old debt from banks, credit card companies, hospitals, doctors, cell phone companies and car companies for ...
Did your newborn child suffer from a bone fracture during the delivery process? Call our law firm today at 1-877-405-4313. Although light bruising is a normal occurrence during delivery, fractures and broken bones are usually indicative that something went wrong. These types of birth injuries often result from some type of medical malpractice.
No matter what type of practice you have or the size of your law firm, welcoming a new client in a meaningful way remains important. Kicking off someone’s first experience with your business provides an excellent opportunity to showcase your customer service and start things off on the right foot. The initial welcome can help keep client expectations reasonable and build the tr ...
If you live in Chicago or the Chicago suburbs, chances are that you regularly take, or have previously taken public transportation. You may or may not have taken a Chicago Pace Bus. Buses are a wonderful mode transportation because someone else does the driving while you are able to read a book, play with your phone, or just space out.
Ridesharing has made the lives of many commuters easier. A car is available for hire practically anywhere and at the click of a button. While a large chunk of the crowd uses the services of ridesharing companies like Uber, a few business-smart individuals prefer to make a quick extra buck by turning their cars into makeshift taxi services.
In an order issued August 24, 2016, United States District Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas ruled that the claims of two of three patents asserted against Brann & Isaacson client, J. Crew, were invalid because they claimed abstract ideas, not patentable inventions. J. Crew, represented by David Swetnam–Burland, Peter Brann, and Stacy Stitham, had move ...
This is one of the most common questions that we get asked. Inevitably, financial problems very often lead to marital problems. And a large percentage of our clients are either separated or in the process of divorcing. While every situation is unique, it is always wise to seek the advice of a bankruptcy attorney prior to finalizing and signing your divorce documents.
Morgan Stanley to Pay Adviser $2.5M in a Defamation Claim Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 8:42 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: An independent adviser named Dale Cerbert of The Villages, Florida was awarded $2.5 million by FINRA relating to a defamation claim he made against Morgan Stanley after his dismissal from the firm. Mr.
Six current and former executives of pharmaceutical giant Novartis were indicted this week. According to the Korea Herald, the executives are charged with paying over $2.3 million in bribes to doctors. In addition to the Novartis workers, fifteen doctors and the publishers of six medical journals were also charged.
After our client was dismissed for “just cause”, it filed a claim with the Employment Standards Branch (ESB) seeking monetary amounts under the Employment Standards Act (the Act). The ESB found in our client’s favour, ruling that the employer did not have cause to fire him and ordering it to pay him the amounts he was entitled to under the Act.
Two Ex-Brokers Pocketed $5M in Client Funds Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 5:01 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The SEC recently won a court order which froze the assets of two former brokers (James Hugh Brennan III, 67, and Douglas Albert Dyer, 56), who raised more than $5 million from clients and used the money for their own personal use.
Finding an experienced, aggressive auto accident attorney is particularly important if you have been involved in a car accident and have been injured and/or experienced any financial losses. But the most pressing question for many accident victims is: how do I find a good attorney who will represent my interests and not just take the first settlement offer from the accident-cau ...
Hi there, I am a Personal Injury Attorney in Houston. As the weather is still warm, many families will be taking day or weekend trips to the beach or other locations in and around Texas. The most popular way to travel for shorter trips is generally by car. You pack the whole family and your belongings in the car and take off on the highway to your destination.
Top 4 Employment Law Issues for Start-ups September 28, 2016 at 2 pm The Profile, 1295 Johnson St, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC, Canada Erin Kizell will be speaking on the following topics: 1. Employees vs. independent contractors 2. Best practices for employm ...