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In a brief filed before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Franklin County Sheriff has taken an eerily Orwellian position that he is immune from judicial oversight and cannot be held liable for his actions – even those explicitly violating state law. As our viewers are aware, on May 20, 2016, the Commonwealth Court issued a monumental decision in John Doe, et al., v. Franklin County, et al.
Strategy is important. This is especially true if you are trying to avoid arbitration. In a recent federal district court case, a subcontractor sued the prime contractor and the Miller Act payment bond surety. The subcontractor, however, had an arbitration provision in its subcontract with the prime contractor.
When Is the Right Time to Call a Foreclosure Defense Attorney? It is only natural to feel devastated to receive a legally-required notice in the mail telling you that you have 90 days to correct your mortgage delinquency or you may face a foreclosure action in New York civil court. If you do not have the funds to cure your delinquency or default, you may feel completely helpless.
Secondary crashes occur when an initial accident causes another car accident. Car accidents can leave you overwhelmed and shocked, especially if they involve multiple vehicles. For this reason, secondary crashes are particularly scary. It occurs when an initial accident causes another car accident.
As our viewers are aware, earlier, we posted about the Superior Court’s monumental decision in Commonwealth v Goslin, where the court, en banc, held that the “plain meaning of Section 912(c) provides two separate defenses: possessing and using a weapon on school property ‘in conjunction with a lawful supervised school activity’ as well as possessing ‘for other lawful purpose’.
Many solos and small firms are looking to get more business from the Internet. But often they just don’t have the budget to do it. Other firms may be able to spend $3,000-5,000 per month on SEO and advertising, but for a firm that’s just starting out or testing the waters, they need an extremely cost-effective way to drive traffic both short and long-term.
Hyundai is one of Montgomery’s biggest employers where more than 3,000 team members are employed with high-paying jobs and full benefits. Additionally, more than 35 tier one suppliers are located in seventeen counties across Alabama. Further there are 78 total suppliers located throughout North America to support the Hyundai plant.
When CosmoLex came onto an increasingly crowding scene of cloud-based law firm case management software apps a few years ago, it needed something to stand out. CosmoLex was not one of the first players on the scene back in 2008, and it did not have the backing of a legal industry conglomerate.
Today, the Superior Court, en banc, issued its decision in Commonwealth v. Goslin, 1114 MDA 2015, regarding whether an individual is entitled to claim the defense of “other lawful purpose” when carrying a weapon on school grounds. As our viewers are aware, after the original devastating decision was issued by the Superior Court holding that one could not possess a weapon on sc ...
FINRA Expels Red River Securities Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 9:21 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Red River Securities, a Plano, Texas-based broker-dealer, has been expelled from FINRA for fraudulent sales in five oil and gas joint ventures. In addition, the firm was ordered to pay $24.6 million in restitution to its customers.
When Drinking In Public Becomes a Crime Posted by Matthew Sharp under DWI/DUI February 15, 2017 Texas is a big state with a whole lot to do, see and learn. Here’s a fun fact you might not have known about: in Texas, it’s not illegal to drink in public. Does that mean you can freely drink as much as you want wherever you go in Texas? No, there are specifics to the alcohol la ...
Trevor Thomas, Lawyer. As we’ve discussed previously on our blog, employees are protected against workplace discrimination by section 13 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code (the Code), which states: A person must not refuse to employ or refuse to continue to employ a person, or discriminate against a person regarding employment or any term or condition of employment be ...
Delaware’s Attorney General recently updated their website to reflect the changes in their Reciprocity Agreements. Previously, the website had listed reciprocity agreements with: ALASKA ARIZONA ARKANSAS COLORADO FLORIDA IDAHO (Enhanced Permits Only) KENTUCKY MAINE MICHIGAN MISSOURI NEW MEXICO NORTH CAROLINA NORTH DAKOTA OHIO OKLAHOMA SOUTH DAKOTA (Enhanced P ...
What is a Trust? A trust is a legal arrangement in which on party transfers assets to another party, who holds those assets “in trust” for the benefit of others. The party who creates the trust is called the “grantor” or “settlor,” the party that holds the assets is known as the “trustee,” and the party from whom the assets are held is referred to as the “beneficiary” (or “benef ...
Chicago has a large and avid running culture. Unfortunately, runners often have a difficult time safely navigating the congested sidewalks, paths, and roads. Heavy traffic and careless drivers can turn a healthy pastime into a nightmare in a split second. There are a number of intersections in Chicago that are considered extremely dangerous for runners and other pedestrians.