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For the second time in a month, somebody I know was killed by an accidental drug overdose. Both victims were parents with young kids. I’m going to tell you how these overdoses happen, because I don’t want it to happen to you. I’m not just here to get you out of a criminal charge. I’m here to help you stay safe, and I do it without judging you.
Help support MADD in eliminating drunk driving in Dallas! Drunk driving is a serious problem in Texas, which is why Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and its sponsors feature events such as Walk Like MADD in order to raise money and spread awareness of the issue. Did you know that Texas leads the nation in drunk driving deaths? About 40% of all traffic deaths in Texas involve ...
It seems that we’re often reading or hearing in the news about cars or SUVs being recalled because of some defective part. Defective auto parts can be the cause of crashes that result in serious injuries to the people involved, making automotive defects hazardous for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.
Sometimes people call us because their husband, or wife, or parent, or friend is standing over them… making them get legal advice. Sometimes that same same spouse or parent is the person who is paying for the legal representation. It doesn’t matter if you are charged with petit larceny, DWI, a drug crime, or even assault; you always have the right to speak privately with your ...
An Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal is a way for prosecutors and courts to dispose of a case without convicting somebody. Let’s say you are charged with Petit Larceny (shoplifting), and it is your first offense. Neither the prosecutor or judge are looking for ways to convict you and give you a criminal record for the rest of your life, especially if you are doing some ...
If Governor Cuomo signs “Vince’s Law” A8021A-2013 / S7108-2013 into law, it will classify a third DWI conviction within 15 years as a D Felony. What does that mean? Well, the Vehicle and Traffic Law currently states that a third DWI conviction within 10 years is a D Felony, punishable by up to 7 years in state prison and a $10,000 fine. All this new law does is ...
Every year on July 3rd, there is a “Ring of Fire” held at Conesus Lake. People at cottages all around the lake light flares, and it’s a great way to kick off the Fourth of July weekend. The unfortunate reality is that the Ring of Fire draws thousands of spectators, many of whom may not realize how much they had been drinking over the course of the day.
Using somebody else’s credit, debit, or benefits card – even if you have their permission – is fraught with peril. Virtually every client who comes to me charged with this type of crime starts off by saying, “But (s)he gave me permission to use the card… I even have the pin number!” A typical scenario is that the card holder gives somebody permission to use a card for a specif ...
When you are driving down a busy interstate or highway it is not an uncommon sight to see a car pull over onto the shoulder. A crying child, a warning light, a flat tire, engine trouble, bad weather, or any other of the numerous distractions and emergencies that can occur when behind the wheel may make a driver need to divert off of the road and onto the shoulder.
Former Florida Broker Pleads Guilty in $9 Million Investment Fraud Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:57 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Gignesh Movalia, a former Florida based registered broker, has pled guilty to an investment fraud. Movalia was the founder and manager of OM Global Investment Fund LLC, an investment fund formed in 2009.
Today, September 3, 2015, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved the Smart Meter Technology Procurement and Installation Plan submitted by PPL Electric Utilities Corporation (PPL). The Commission voted 5-0 to approve an Order finalizing PPL’s plan for smart meter deployment, as required by Act 129 of 2008 (Act 129).
September is National Recovery Month. This month-long celebration, sponsored by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), lauds individuals who are recovering from mental illness and substance use disorders. Millions of Americans have successfully transformed their lives through continued support and persistence.
Whether you take them around Indianapolis or around our state of Indiana, be it hiking, biking, or swimming…do something special for your furry friend this August! August 26 is deemed “National Dog Day” a day to spoil your pooch, or let him sleep on the bed tonight. Remember it is stil ...
Afraid of the Dentist? This Medicaid Fraud Story Will Really Scare You! Because we are fraud recovery and whistleblower lawyers, we see losers and lowlifes every day, especially in Medicare fraud cases. People like Dr. Farid Fatah convicted of giving people dangerous cancer drugs even though they didn’t have cancer. At least one patient reportedly died as a result of complications.
Why Can’t I Have my Parent’s Property, the Step-Parent Gets Everything??? Posted September 3, 2015 by Keith Davidson & filed under Trust Beneficiary, Trust Contests. In traditional nuclear families, the passing of assets from one parent to the other and then to the kids is a natural occurrence most of the time.
All drivers share certain responsibilities and duties both when behind the wheel and when involved in a traffic accident. Many state laws require alerting emergency services and police authorities. These laws help to ensure that medical assistance is received when necessary and police can secure collision scenes.
UBS Must Pay Millions to Holders of its Puerto Rico Bond Fund Three investors who claim they were defrauded by UBS Financial Services in connection with the bank’s failed Puerto Rico bond fund. UBS and several other brokerage firms face a waive of claims related to the failed offerings. UBS disclosed last month that it faces up to $1 billion in claims.