• Approval

      We have reported the moral decay in the Internet, here. Insults under the guise of freedom of expression and of course the anonymity of the Internet. Here is a post that makes it clear, t ...

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    • Tips on Improving Your Relationship with Your Attorney

      In bankruptcy court yesterday, I witnessed a judge give a debtor in a Chapter 13 case the opportunity in open court to state why she was upset with her attorney. It was a cringe worthy moment and a reminder to me of how easily an attorney/client relationship can go south if not carefully attended to by both sides.

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    • What to do if You are Victim of Police Brutality

      What to do if You are Victim of Police Brutality Violent or abusive encounters with law enforcement officers can be traumatizing. Not only do victims suffer injury at the hands of police officers, but often find themselves arrested and stuck in jail for some time afterward. It is not surprising that these encounters can leave victims upset, in pain, and wanting justice.

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  • The Alice Penny Drops In East Texas

    As we wrote last month, the early stats suggest that Alice v. CLS Bank has changed the landscape of patent litigation, with a 69% win rate for accused infringers on motions seeking a judgment that an asserted patent is not directed to patentable subject matter. One of the bigger open questions is what reception Alice will receive in the Eastern District of Texas, which runs ne ...

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  • Bank of America Postscript

    We get emails from blog readers. With thousands of visits per year, we are humbled by how far and wide our blog reaches. Often we hear how a particular post was circulated within a company. Thankfully, we are blessed with both great clients and a great audience of active readers. Most of the mail about Bank of America comes from homeowners.

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  • Bank of America – “Smack of Arrogance”

    Trying to stay abreast of the newest Bank of America scandals has almost become a full time occupation. We constantly receive calls from aggrieved homeowners, other lawyers and would-be whistleblowers. As I write this, my colleague Joe Bird is in North Carolina battling the banking behemoth on behalf of homeowners who claims the bank “placed homeowners into loan modifications ...

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  • Tarpon Springs Florida Man Arrested for Securities Fraud

    March 3, 2015- Tallahassee, Florida The Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) announced that John Edward Simpson was arrested in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and has been charged with securities fraud, grand theft and other charges. According to the OFR, Simpson solicited 20 investors nationwide to invest in his company Defense Technology Corporation who were told that t ...

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  • Maryland Ponders Whistleblower Law

    Maryland becomes the newest state to propose a comprehensive state whistleblower law. Introduced by Maryland State Attorney General Brian Frosh, the new package is designed to reduce fraud and help close the state’s budget deficit. Since the first false claims act legislation was enacted by the federal government during the Civil War, state and federal governments have recoup ...

    Due Diligence- 4 readers -
  • Ketorolac (Toradol) Recall by Hospira Creates Shortage in Hospitals

    Hospira is voluntarily recalling 60 lots of vials of the generic drug, ketorolac tromethamine (also known as Toradol), due to contamination by crystal particles that could cause problems if injected into patients. To date there have been no reports of adverse events but the particulates could cause “localized inflammation, allergic reactions and other problems if they are injec ...

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  • About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware

    convictions > About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware Before I started my own Miami immigration law practice, I was an Assistant Public Defender in the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s office. In that capacity I oftentimes came across immigrants who did not consider the immigration consequences of pleading guilty or “no contest.

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  • Southwest Securities Broker Is Permanently Barred By FINRA

    Southwest Securities Broker Is Permanently Barred By FINRA Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:29 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: According to FINRA, a former broker from Southwest Securities, Inc. Wade Lawrence, has been permanently barred for failing to respond to requests for information concerning allegations that he misappropriated funds from customers.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 3 readers -
  • Pensions and Stock and Bonuses, Oh My!: Employee Benefits

    As your business grows and becomes more profitable, you may discover that wages aren’t enough to attract or keep your top performers. This can be especially true where you pay workers on a commission or similar structure, or where your competitors offer greater compensation or benefits packages. While giving an employee an equity interest in your company such as stock options ma ...

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 2 readers -
  • LawGeex – An App that Analyzes Legal Documents

    What if a computer could analyze your residential lease, NDA, or other legal document, translate it from legalese into plain English, and advise you on whether you may want to sign it? Don’t wonder too long, because it exists now and it’s called LawGeex. LawGeex is a contract-reviewing app that analyzes your uploaded agreement and lets you know what provisions it ...

    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 3 readers -
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