- Our Blog
Docket Alarm was proud to be a part of the 2015 ALM Legal Tech Conference, which took place from February 3rd to February 5thin New York City. One of the most talked about features of this year’s conference was the CodeX Pavilion— a curated grouping of law startups and other legal tech innovators.
Drivers can act in a negligent manner and cause accidents in numerous different ways. One of the most negligent acts on the road is driving while distracted. The following is some information regarding distracted driving1 and how victims can recover. Types of Common Distractions Drivers may engage in many different types of distractions, including the following: Texting, e ...
Deferred Compensation Is the New Black For Wirehouses Payment Grid Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Many wirehouses have deferred compensations for their advisors. Even though the whole grids were largely left intact, compensation is inarguably more back loaded, and therefore somewhat less valuable.
Friday the 13th, the day before Valentines Day 2015, ATF ended close to a three decade old relationship with SS109 and M855. In its lengthy breakup note ATF noted that “in 1986, ATF held that 5.56mm projectiles in SS109 and M855 cartridges were exempt,” from being classified as armor piercing under the “primarily intended for sporting purposes” exemption found in 18 USC § 921(a)(17)(C).
Uncategorized > DAPA on hold as Obama’s Executive Immigration Order is Challenged Before this past Monday, the real concern for Obama’s Executive Immigration Order was whether the Republicans in congress would hold the Department of Homeland Security’s budget hostage until the Order was abolished. Now troubles are worse. In an order filed on Monday, Judge Andrew S.
By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint, the law-firm Pressler and Pressler, LLP is listed as the attorney for some company you have never heard of who is suing you for an old debt you’re not familiar with. WHO IS PRESSLER AND PRESSLER, LLP?: Pressler and Pressler is most often identified as a New Jersey debt collection law f ...
What Are Some Common Reasons That People File for Bankruptcy? Millions of people pursue financial relief through the United States Bankruptcy Code1 each year. In many cases, bankruptcy can significantly improve a person’s financial situation, and in some cases may be able to help that individual keep his or her home or other important assets.
On February 5, 2015, Rep. Goodlatte reintroduced the Innovation Act, which was previously passed in 2013 by the House of Representatives by an overwhelming vote of 325-91. While it initially appeared that the 2013 bill would easily pass through the Senate, the first Innovation Act had no such luck.
After being convicted for his 10th Texas DWI, a Montgomery County man has received a Double-Life sentence. He was also charged with threatening a public servant (retaliation). Is Double-Life Sentencing a bit Much? Depends on who you ask. No one was killed in this case and it appears that this man needs counseling & treatment rather than a double life sentence.
Florida DUI Laws | The War on Drugs Florida DUI Laws & The War on Drugs Florida DUI laws and the war on drugs are unnecessarily inextricably intertwined with one another. Florida Statute 316.193 states: “(1) A person is guilty of the offense of driving under the influence and is subject to punishment as provided in subsection (2) if the person is driving or in actual phys ...
It is a huge mistake to entrust your personal injury case to a lawyer who is focused on such things as how much insurance coverage is available from the at-fault driver. That’s old-school thinking. It is archaic. It is detrimental to the value of your case. Worst of all, it is dangerous. It used to be that if an at-fault driver only had bodily injury coverage of a certain amou ...
FORT WORTH, TX (02/14/2015) — An accident involving a piece of construction equipment on a North Fort Worth highway has left one man dead. Accident Location | Credit: FOX4 51-year-old Clark William (of Fort Worth) was traveling eastbound on NE Loop 820 at North Freeway, when his vehicle struck a piece of construction equipment at around 4:20 a.m. Saturday morning.
Kenya Harris filed a lawsuit in Federal Court on February 5, 2015, claiming a police officer with the Albany Police Department beat her so hard she had a miscarriage. The suit alleges Officer Ryan Jenkins slammed Harris to the floor because he did not like the tone she was speaking in. Harris’ lawsuit names the City of Albany, police chief John Proctor, and two officers, Ryan ...
There is a court decision on a Rochester DWI / DUI case that had an interesting twist: the open container of alcohol alleged to be in the defendant’s car saved him from a DWI conviction. You might think that an open container of alcohol would seal his fate, but it didn’t. The story goes something like this: A DWI charge does not have to mean a DWI conviction.
People v. A.P. Practice Area: Criminal Defense Description: Defendant with a prior history known to law enforcement was arrested for Criminal Mischief 3rd (felony), Resisting Arrest, ABC violation, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Lewdness. He was incarcerated for almost three months before I was hired.