• ICBC Prosecution: Intersection of Customs Duty Evasion and Money Laundering

    Last year, Spanish authorities raided the Madrid offices of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. Police say the bank was at the center of a European money laundering operation. ICBC is billed as the world’s largest bank with approximately $3.5 trillion in assets. That story is back in the news as new details are emerging that suggest that senior bank officials had knowl ...

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Allied Home Mortgage Ordered to Pay $268 Million!

    Jim Hodge and Allied Home Mortgage left a bad taste in the mouths of many Allied employees and homeowners too. Neither Hodge nor his mortgage company are strangers to controversy. The two have faced countless lawsuits by lenders, wage claims, arbitration claims by former branch managers, and enforcement actions by at least 9 states.

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  • Implied Terms in Employment Contracts: Part 2 (Employers)

    Earlier this month, I blogged about certain implied contractual terms that govern employees’ conduct. (You’ll remember that an implied term is one that is not written down anywhere or explicitly agreed to by employer and employee, but still has the same legal force as does an express term.) In today’s post, I continue my focus on implied terms, and review four key implied dut ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 13 readers -
  • Rear-End Accident Liability

    Rear-end accidents are one of the most common and dangerous types of accident in which you can be involved. In many cases, the driver in the front vehicle has no idea a collision is about to take place. Additionally, in many cases, the driver in the trailing vehicle hits the car in front with significant force.

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 9 readers -
  • What are the Bankruptcy Exemptions in Alabama?

    A bankruptcy exemption is simply the value of certain property that state or federal law says, a creditor can NOT touch, no matter what. The two (2) types of Bankruptcy Exemptions are Real Property and Personal Property Exemptions. Each state enacts its own exemption laws or a state can decide to have the federal exemption laws apply within its borders.

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  • 10 Tips for Staying Safe This Fall

    Now that it’s fall, you are likely looking forward to pumpkin spice lattes, football games, Halloween, and colorful leaves. In order to reduce your risk of injuring yourself and ensure that you stay safe all season long, Staver Law Group has compiled this list of 10 tips for staying safe this fall.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • Three Things You Should Do After a Car Crash with Injuries

    If you have never been in a car crash, you won’t know how stressful and difficult it can be. If you are in a car crash with injuries, the experience can be very traumatic. Often people who have been hurt in crashes don’t know what to do. They may make mistakes like admitting blame or failing to get medical attention when they are hurt.

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 12 readers -
  • 5 Important Elements Of A Wrongful Death Case

    5 Important Elements Of A Wrongful Death Case When you lose a close family member such as a spouse, a child, sibling or parent in what could have been a preventable accident, speaking to an attorney about filing a possible wrongful death claim is likely in your best interest. In legal terms, ‘wrongful death’ is the terminology used to describe the death of any individual due ...

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