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  • New York Based Brokerage Firm Charged in Investment Fraud

    New York Based Brokerage Firm Charged in Investment Fraud Posted on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:46 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Brookville Capital Partners LLC, a registered brokerage firm based in New York, was charged by FINRA with investment fraud in connection with sales of a private placement offering.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 18 readers -
  • Bad Pharma Chronicles – Crestor & Medicaid Fraud?

    Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca released a major ad campaign for its heart medication, Crestor. One of those ads starts with the tag line, “Get it right the first time.” Medicaid officials in Texas, however, think AstraZeneca didn’t get it right… they believe the company has defrauded the public and taxpayers with “false and misleading marketing” of Crestor, the company’s le ...

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • Playground Accidents

    Playgrounds are a fun place to relax with your children. Most parents spend plenty of time every year visiting playgrounds with their kids. Yet playgrounds are not always as safe as they are fun. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 200,00 children under the age of 14 are treated at emergency rooms in the United States for serious playground-re ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 28 readers -
  • On the hill

    No one there, not even Mrs. Chancellor Merkel. It is the festival play house in Bayreuth, where Wagner performances take place eve ...

    R24 Kooperation/ www.r24.de/en/- 12 readers -
  • Banker Convicted of TARP Fraud

    A federal jury in Los Angeles this week convicted the former chief operating officer of United Commercial Bank (UCB) of criminal fraud and conspiracy charges. After just a few hours of deliberation, the jury convicted Ebrahim Shabudin of all charges. The indictment related to a TARP fraud that ultimately caused the bank to fail. Taxpayers were once again left holding the bag.

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • Wyoming Based Investment Adviser Fined for Misrepresentation

    Wyoming Based Investment Adviser Fined for Misrepresentation Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:22 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The SEC has fined Logical Wealth Management, Inc., a Wyoming investment adviser for misrepresentations. Between 2006 and 2011, Logical Wealth overstated its assets under management in filings with the SEC, thereby ...

    Eccleston Law Offices- 12 readers -
  • Should I Get a Second Opinion?

    There is nothing scarier than facing a serious or untreatable condition. That’s why we count on our doctors to give us as much honest and helpful information about our diagnoses as possible. Because of this bond, we often feel that going to another doctor for a second (or third) opinion would be a betrayal.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 20 readers -
  • $300 Million Legal Malpractice Suit Settled

    $300 Million Legal Malpractice Suit Settled With jurors lining up outside the courtroom, the law firm of Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker settled a $300 million legal malpractice lawsuit. A California real estate company, L.A. Pacific, claimed Paul Hastings botched the purchase of a Las Vegas apartment complex in 2004.

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 12 readers -
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