• 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 ...

      Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 6 readers -
    • 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.

      R24 Kooperation/ www.r24.de/en/- 3 readers -
  • 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 -
  • What is a Good Settlement with Midland Funding?

    By: Robert J. Nahoum The notorious debt buyer Midland Funding, LLC has sued you for an old debt that they bought from an original creditor. You are considering whether to fight them or to reach a reasonable settlement and get on with your life. You now have to determine how much is a good settlement with Midland Funding? Firstly, there are important practical considerations ...

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 4 readers -
  • 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 -
  • 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- 5 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 ...

    www.kcarplaw.com- 4 readers -
  • Be Careful of your Own Insurance Company!

    Be careful of your own insurance company! We just emerged victorious from a one-week jury trial (yes, trial) against State Farm Insurance Company, which was attempting to walk away from properly compensating its own customer. Our client had paid for a policy which included uninsured motorist coverage, and was in fact injured when his vehicle was rear-ended and flipped upside-do ...

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 3 readers -
  • Unnecessary costs for the employer

    An employee resigns for health reasons his job. He will continue to operate on the date already away from work. The next day he gets in advance by e-mail the summary dismissal by the employer because of unexcused absence. However, according to his employment contract the employee has three days to submit a medical certificate. The employer is therefore written.

    R24 Kooperation/ www.r24.de/en/- 5 readers -
  • What Happens at a New York Debt Collection Court Appearance?

    By: Robert J. Nahoum You’ve been served was a summons and complaint or discovered that you have a default judgment entered against you. It’s a debt collector suing you on an old credit card or medical debt. You’ve done your homework on the internet and realized that you can’t simply ignore the case as that will only make things worse.

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 4 readers -
  • Four Steps to Take After an Automobile Accident

    Following these four steps after an auto accident can help ensure your legal rights are protected. Over the course of a lifetime, the average driver will experience up to three car accidents. Certainly no driver in St. Louis wakes up thinking they will be involved in a car accident on that day, but being preparation can go a long way in protecting your legal rights.

    Christopher Hoffmann/ St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 3 readers -
  • Dallas Tanker Truck Accident Lawyer

    Has a loved one been involved in an accident with a tanker truck in Texas? Call Rasansky Law Firm at 1-877-405-4313. Tanker trucks are used to transport liquid cargo and are very common on the highways throughout DFW and north Texas in general. Unfortunately, these enormous vehicles are no stranger to serious highway accidents.

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 6 readers -
  • Safe Phone Zones

    With 5,000 deaths related to distracted driving annually, states and cities are doing everything they can to encourage drivers to keep their eyes on the road and off of their smart phones and GPS devices. In the fight to end Illinois texting while driving accidents, local officials have begun to implement Safe Phone Zones.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 3 readers -
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