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Once you have received compensation for injuries and expenses, you will not be able to claim compensation for injuries that may show up later. There are many injuries sustained during a car accident with symptoms that are not felt immediately. Endorphins released by the body because of shock can mask pain. Once the endorphins wear off, symptoms of injury may begin to appear.
New Areas for Retirement Fund Lawsuits Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 10:15 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: According to the National Association of Plan Advisors 401(k) Summit, the new major areas for lawsuits include the failure of financial services firms to follow fee disclosure regulations, as well as arrangements where plan service providers have discretion.
A recent quarterly Household Debt and Credit Report published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reports that consumers ended 2014 owing nearly twelve trillion dollars. The report further states that total consumer debt increased by $306 billion in 2014. Mortgage balances comprise the largest portion of household debt to include Home Equity Lines of Credit.
Leaving your child with someone else while you go to work each day is inherently stressful. When you carefully select a day care provider, you should be able to trust that the provider and its staff members will tend to your child with the utmost of care. Additionally, Missouri laws1 require that child care facilities are properly licensed and comply with all relevant health an ...
How Does Unemployment Affect My Bankruptcy? Losing a job can be devastating for a household on many different levels. Not only can being unemployed affect you morally, but also financially, as losing a main source of income often makes it impossible to stay current on your bills. Many individuals who are unemployed start to use credit cards to simply make ends meet though th ...
On your business card you probably have the basic contact information – your name, phone, email address, etc. Maybe you even have your fax number. You likely also have your law firm’s website address. Unfortunately, some law firms didn’t win the domain name lottery. Website URLs can be extremely long.
Football is a national pastime and a sport that many Americans love to watch and play. Unfortunately, it has been revealed to be the cause of thousands of brain injuries over the past few decades, and recent investigation has revealed that the damage cause by concussions suffered while playing football can last for years and even be permanent.
After the recall of Graco car seats in 2014, Graco Children’s Products has been fined $10 million by the NHTSA for failing to issue a timely recall for car seats with a defective buckle. More than 4 million Graco car seats were recalled in February 2014, and another 2 million seats in June. But, the company has admitted to knowing of problems with the buckles as far back as 200 ...
Former RBS Securities Broker Under Investigation Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 4:01 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A former RBS Securities broker is under investigation by FINRA for investment fraud. According to FINRA, Matthew C. Katke traded fixed income investment securities, such as residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) and coll ...
Building under construction at Argyle High School collapses, killing one worker and injuring three. ARGYLE, TX (04/02/2015) — One construction worker has been killed and three others have been injured after the steel frame of an under-construction activity building collapses outside of Argyle High School. According to officials, the collapse occurred Thursday morning at around 7:30 a.m.
Choose Wisely: How to choose your San Diego Successor Trustee Posted April 2, 2015 by Keith Davidson & filed under Uncategorized. Are you creating, or have you created, a revocable Trust? How much thought did you put into your selection of successor Trustee? Many times people choose successor Trustee’s without much thought at all. For example, the oldest child is not always the best choice.
New Hep C Treatments Threaten the Financial Stability of Medicare Hepatitis C drugs are threatening to bankrupt the federal Medicare program. Spending on these new drugs has increased more than 15 fold in just one year. Some prescriptions cost taxpayers $1000 per day! Drug companies are having a field day feeding at the pubic trough but taxpayers are paying the bill.
Most people plan to retire when they reach a certain age or when they start receiving their Social Security benefits, thus leaving the stress of working everyday behind. Retirement brings with it its own stresses, especially if you have not saved adequately throughout your working career to support your lifestyle. Saving for retirement in today’s economy may seem like an enormous obstacle.
We are currently investigating whether two stockbrokers sold investments in a Ponzi scheme. Paul Jablon and Mark Sindrich both worked for NFP Financial at the time the investments were sold. (Sindrich is still employed by NFP.) The investments were in a product called PIWM or “Private International Wealth Management.
LPL Financial Broker Booted from Securities Industry Raymond Schmidt, a former stockbroker employed by LPL Financial, was barred from future employment in the financial industry. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) claims he borrowed $2.25 million from his customers. Although borrowing money from clients is not illegal, it is frowned upon and most brokera ...