• The Dangers of Concussions in Youth Sports

      Hi there, I am a Personal Injury Attorney in Houston. When anyone plays certain sports—including football, soccer, or hockey—the risk of a blow to the head and a resulting concussion exists. These are all particularly harmful in youth sports since the brains of minor children are not yet fully developed and can be even more prone to serious and long-lasting damage.

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  • Investigating a Slip and Fall Case Can Be Complicated

    Investigating a Slip and Fall Case Can Be Complicated October 7, 2015 Eric Block No comments Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common ways in which people sustain serious injuries in the United States. While slip and falls are not generally thought of as serious accidents, the National Safety Council (NSC) indicates that nearly 9 million people1 seek treatment in e ...

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  • A Primer on FINRA's Rule 8210 (and Rule 9552) Investigation Process

    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Financial advisors may find themselves to be the subject of a FINRA investigation conducted pursuant to FINRA Rule 8210. Brokers absolutely should retain competent securities counsel to help them. Let’s examine Rule 8210, and its companion rule related to non-compliance, FINRA Rule 9552. 8210.

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  • “Factor Presence” Gone Wild

    “Factor Presence,” which is the standard first proposed by the Multistate Tax Commission in 2002 for determining nexus for business activity taxes, means that a company has nexus in a state if its sales in the state exceed a specified threshold, or if the company maintains payroll or property in the state above specified amounts.

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  • West Louisiana Forestry Festival

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess 1330 Jackson St. Alexandria, LA 71301 West Louisiana Forestry Festival October 06, 2015 clayburgess Clay Burgess Alexandria Attorney. Personal Injury Lawyer Louisiana. L. Clayton Burgess, A Professional Law Corporation, specializes in handling personal injury claims. Our law firm is locate ...

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  • Hedge Fund Disaster Facilitated by Misleading Back-Test

    Hedge Fund Disaster Facilitated by Misleading Back-Test Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 1:36 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: According to the New York Times, a Connecticut based hedge fund, Spruce Alpha LP Fund, misrepresented its performance to investors and has lost 48% of its value during the month of August 2015.

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  • National Night Out Houma-Thibodaux

    Hundreds of residents will once again take to the public spaces for the National Night out Houma-Thibodaux area to get to know their local first responders and touch base with their neighbors in the annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday. Houma-Thibodaux Night Out Events HOUMA —Bayou Towers and Magnolia START Corp. groups: 4 p.m. at Bayou Towers. —Deweyville group: 5 p.m.

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  • National Night Out Bossier & Caddo Parish

    National Night Out Bossier & Caddo Parish is Tuesday, and block parties are scheduled in dozens of neighborhoods in Caddo and Bossier parishes. National Night Out is an annual event hosted by law enforcement agencies to promote partnerships between officers and the community. “We always look forward to this event because it gives us a chance to visit with the people we ser ...

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  • Is it beneficial to go to trial in my personal injury case?

    Most personal injury cases will never require litigation or ripen to the point of being resolved through a courtroom trial. More often than not, cases end through settlement. However, sometimes trial is necessary. What happens at trial in a personal injury case? The typical personal injury trial is structured around proving through a preponderance of the evidence that the defen ...

    Bruning Legal- 5 readers -
  • Am I Eligible for Innocent Spouse Relief?

    Am I Eligible for Innocent Spouse Relief? Posted on Oct 06, 2015 By Kathryn Davis October 6, 2015 by Kathryn Davis Many married couples file their federal income taxes jointly. When they file jointly, both spouses are jointly and individually liable for any taxes due on the joint return even if they later divorce.

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  • PA Appellate Court Curbs Impairment Rating Evaluations

    In a late-breaking development, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has severely limited the use of Impairment Rating Evaluations by insurance companies. This ruling may affect ongoing Workers’ Compensation claims, as well as those that have been affected in past years. Workers’ Compensation insurance companies have, since 1996, have the ability to subject an injured worker ...

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 3 readers -
  • 25 Crash Causes: Reckless Driving

    We often hear unsafe drivers being described as ‘reckless,’ but what exactly is reckless driving, and is it illegal? Under Illinois law (625 ILCS 5/11-503), a person commits reckless driving under the following circumstances: Driving a vehicle in a way that demonstrates willful or wanton disregard for other people’s safety or property Knowingly driving a vehicle on a grade or incline, such.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 5 readers -
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