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Being bitten by a dog is a terrifying experience. Those who suffer attacks often have to go through a lot to overcome their fears. While it is impossible to avoid many dog attacks, there are some situations where exercising caution could help to prevent a serious injury. Comprehending canine body movement and the warnings these movements offer are an essential method for prev ...
When you leave behind your estate to a loved one, you leave them a great gift. However, that gift comes with the burden of estate tax. If you want to lessen the burden on your loved ones, you should carefully plan out your estate wishes. With these techniques, you can reduce your estate tax. 1. Give annual gifts to your children and grandchildren In your will, you can choose to ...
Parenting Time and Telephone Access to the Other Parent November 19, 2017 by BrasierLaw The issue often arises where parents have a dispute over how much telephone access is appropriate for the other parent to have with the kids when it is not their parenting time. There isn’t a very easy answer to this question.
Antitrust News is a new feature at The Antitrust Attorney Blog. We will periodically report on and address new developments in the antitrust world, from FTC or DOJ guidance to important court decisions to relevant legislative developments to worldwide antitrust issues. Although some of our prior articles involve antitrust developments, most of these posts consist of content ...
Although the tax reform bill just passed by the U.S. House of Representatives retains the income tax deduction for individuals who make contributions to charitable organizations (i.e., organizations that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code), it may nonetheless have significant effects on the amount of charitable giving by Americans.
New report details the meteoric rise in off-label Nuedexta prescriptions pushed on nursing home residents. Nursing home care in Texas is at an all-time low, and a recent CNN exposé highlighting the over-prescription of a drug used to treat a rare neurological disease brings a very serious problem to light.
Website design trends come and go as technology evolves over the years. Some trends have a natural death as better options become available, such as Adobe Flash. Some seem like a good idea because they are easy, like widgets. And some are complete mysteries, like the rise in hamburger menus for desktop website design.
Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control’s Injury Center, distracted driving causes more than 390,000 injuries and 3,477 deaths in a single year? This is shocking, because it means that drivers could prevent hundreds of thousands of accidents—and thousands of fatal ones—by paying attention to the road.
In this week’s episode of Patent Venue, when is a change in the law a change in the law? On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in TC Heartland, reversing the Federal Circuit and reaffirming that a corporate defendant can only be sued for patent infringement either in its state of residence or a judicial district in which alleged acts of infringement have occurred and the busine.
By Geoff Mason. The holiday season brings many things to mind. Wrapping presents while sipping a glass of rum and eggnog. Playing hockey with friends on a frozen pond. And, of course, being packed into a frenetic supermall like a sardine. For those who never found the traditional Christmas shopping experience very appealing, respite may be on the horizon, but likely at a cost.
Back in April of this year, I wrote about the rising number of delinquency and default rates in the subprime auto loan market. Since then, the warning signs are still flashing. According to data recently released by the New York Federal Reserve, 6.3 million Americans are late on their auto loan payments by 90 days or more.
Now that it’s the holiday season, shopping for gifts, attending parties, and decorating your home are likely on your mind. While you are enjoying all of the excitement that comes with the holidays, it’s important to take certain safety precautions. To learn about keeping your house safe this holiday season, read the tips below.
Jeffrey M. Johnson Allegedly Failed to Notify Morgan Stanley, His Member Firm, of an Outside Business Activity and Purportedly Participated in Private Securities without Receiving Approval from the Firm Jeffrey Johnson allegedly failed to notify his member firm of an outside business activity and purportedly participated in private securities without receiving approval from the ...
On construction projects, workers compensation immunity is real and it is powerful. (See also this article.) Workers compensation immunity is why all general contractors should have workers compensation insurance and they should ensure the subcontractors they hire have workers compensation insurance.
Steven Simmons Recently Pleaded Guilty to One Alleged Count of Conspiracy after Being Charged in an Alleged $81 Million “Hamilton” Ponzi Scheme Steven Simmons, 48, of Wilton, Connecticut, was charged in January in an alleged $81 million “Hamilton” Ponzi scheme and subsequently pleaded guilty Monday to one count of conspiracy, according to Court Reports from a Manhattan federal court currently und.