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  • Why did the officer write me a ticket for following too closely?

    In almost every instance, a following too closely ticket (O.C.G.A. 40-6-49) is issued only when there has been an accident with a rear-impact collision. When there are only two cars involved, and the rear driver is at fault, this citation makes sense. However it can often be over-used, especially when the accident involved three or more vehicles.

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 18 readers -
  • Is the Department of Homeland Security Headed for a Shutdown?

    deportation > Is the Department of Homeland Security Headed for a Shutdown? As an immigration lawyer in Miami, any news regarding immigration is especially interesting – both on a personal and a professional level. Many of you have no doubt been following the threats by Congressional Republicans to thwart President Obama’s executive actions on immigration by refusing ...

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • Is Credit Reporting An Attempt To Collect A Debt?

    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You’re just about to close a deal on buying a new car, or perhaps a new home. You’ve come to an agreement on the sales price and your sitting at the closing table, the only thing left is to secure the loan. You surprisingly learn that there is a negative entry on your credit report from a company you are unfamiliar with.

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 22 readers -
  • Anchorman 3, may the truth be with you

    We were sitting at a political luncheon a month or so ago, when one of the people at our table started to complain about all the untruths that are disseminated on Fox News. Her position was that before things got on the news, they had to be checked for accuracy and only if they were accurate could they be broadcast to the public.

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 8 readers -
  • Our Sincere Heartfelt Thanks

    Our family would like to extend our sincere heartfelt thanks to Chad Nelson and the Law Office Team at Jeremy W. Howe for their legal expertise and expeditious services. We were unaware of a significant change in the law scheduled to occur as we were overcome with grief due to my father’s untimely terminal illness.

    Jeremy Howe/ The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 6 readers -
  • Oklahoma Bill Seeks to Hold Nursing Homes Responsible for Suspicious Deaths

    H.B. 1110 aims to hold Oklahoma nursing homes responsible for suspicious deaths by creating a Vulnerable Adult Injury and Death Review Board. Nursing home care is a big deal for many families across the country, particularly in Oklahoma. A new bill has been introduced which looks to hold culpable individuals and home care centers responsible for their role in suspicious wrongful ...

    Sadie Horner/ Rasansky Law Firm- 18 readers -
  • Ameriprise Profits Rise But with Fewer Financial Advisors

    Ameriprise Profits Rise But with Fewer Financial Advisors Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 11:39 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: In 2014, Ameriprise Financial's wealth management reported $792 million in profits, up 33% year-over-year. Total client assets in the last quarter in 2014 for the firm's wealth management division rose to $444 ...

    Eccleston Law Offices- 9 readers -
  • What Are Common Car Accident Injuries?

    What Are Common Car Accident Injuries? Depending on the severity of the impact and the events surrounding the crash, a car accident can cause several different injuries. Following is a list of the most common injuries resulting from a car accident. HEAD & BRAIN INJURY One of the most common and serious injuries can be a trauma to the brain or head.

    Bruning Legal- 16 readers -
  • Doing the Right Thing

    Countless people throughout the years have come into my office Weak and Wearied, Choking back tears, Saying thru gritted teeth…..”I have worked SO HARD to pay back these creditors….” (voice trailing off) “Only to find I have nothing to show for it! The creditors got ZERO!” Or even worse: “I’ve been SUED! I thought I was doing the right thing!” The pain and agony of worki ...

    J Suzanne Shinn/ Bond and Botes- 25 readers -
  • Car Accident Due to an Unsafe Lane Change

    The actions of negligent or aggressive drivers can result in severe car accidents with serious injuries to both drivers. An unsafe lane change endangers the safety of other drivers. It has been observed that the at-fault driver is either oblivious to the presence of other vehicles or is completely inconsiderate towards the safety of other motorists.

    Christopher Hoffmann/ St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 23 readers -
  • Are Brass Knuckles Legal in Texas?

    Is it Legal to Own Brass Knuckles in Texas? It is illegal to buy or sell brass knuckles in Texas. In fact, Texas Penal Code Chapter 46 prohibits possession, manufacture, transportation, repair, or sale of knuckles. Knuckles are defined as “any instrument that consists of finger rings or guards made of a hard substance and that is designed, made, or adapted for the purpose of inf ...

    Benson Varghese/ Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney- 44 readers -
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