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  • Women’s Retailer Cache Forced to File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Cache, a New York based women’s clothing retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware on Wednesday February 4, 2015. The company listed assets between $10 – $50 million and liabilities between $50 – $100 million in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition. Cache was founded in Miami in 1976 and originally sold formal dresses to women in their 20s.

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  • Top 50 Divorce Law Blogs Adds the AmeriTrust Law Group Legal Blog

    The Criminal Justice Degree Schools website recently added the AmeriTrust Law Group Legal Blog to its list of Top 50 Divorce Law Blogs. The legal blogs featured on the Criminal Justice Degree Schools’ Top 50 Divorce Law Blogs list are selected based upon website authority, inbound links from other websites, and Twitter followers.

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  • Major Store Brand Supplements Often Contain Unlabeled Ingredients

    Did you ever buy a bottle of vitamins, dietary supplements, or other pills and wonder if they actually contained what the packaging said they did? If so, you will find this interesting. This past week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued cease-and-desist orders to GNC, Target, Wal-Mart and Walgreens after tests on popular store brands of herbal supplements turne ...

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  • Auto Recalls: How Safe is Your New Used Car?

    Are you in the market for a new, used car? What are the chances that the owner or the used-car dealer has fixed known recalls? Are they going to inform you about the faulty ignition switch, the defective airbag or other major safety recall? Unlikely. Currently there is no legislation requiring used-car dealers to fix recalled vehicles on their lots.

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  • Under 12 and Playing Tackle Football? Beware of Later Cognitive Damage

    If you knew for a fact that allowing your child to play tackle football could increase the risks for brain injury and diminished cognitive capacity in later years, would you allow him to play? The medical journal Neurology just released a study from the Boston University School of Medicine of 42 former NFL players, ages 41 to 65, with identified cognitive problems.

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  • Can a Principal Sue its Own Surety?

    Does Florida law allow a payment and performance bond principal to maintain a cause of action against its surety? The scenario where this typically comes up is in an indemnity action (where, at least in Florida, “it is well settled that the only defense to indemnity is bad faith on the part of the surety.” Great American Ins. Co. v. General Contractors & Const. Mgmt., Inc.

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    Mardi Gras 2015 – Routes, road closures & Safety Information for Shreveport Louisiana from KTBS Posted: Feb 03, 2015 3:14 PM CST Updated: Feb 03, 2015 3:09 PM CST Brought to you by KTBS and the Law OFFICES OF L. Clayton Burgess The attorneys and staff at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess wish you and your family in Shreveport, Louisiana a happy and safe 2015 Mard ...

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  • Common Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents

    Semi-trucks are an integral part of the American economy, hauling everything from lumber to gasoline from place to place every day. While large trucks are involved in a lower rate of crashes[1] resulting in nonfatal injuries or property damage only per mile traveled than passenger vehicles, they nevertheless are involved in a significant number of accidents each year.

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  • Peter Lowe Joins HR Power Hour For Annual Employment Law Update

    B&I Partner Peter Lowe will appear as a guest on the HR Power Hour on WLOB radio on February 7 at 10:00 AM to provide his yearly Employment Law Update. Among the issues Lowe will discuss on the program are Fair Labor Standards Act cases, the John Doe transgender case in Maine, new developments with the Nationa ...

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  • Police Body Cameras vs Video Taping the Police

    Trust the police to turn in their videos. Florida Senate Bill 248 | Recording Law Enforcement Activities The “Police and Citizen Protection Act,” also known as, Florida Senate Bill 248 was introduced on January 7, 2015 by Senator Christopher Smith of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. If passed, the bill would require all law enforcement officers assigned “primarily” to patrol duties t ...

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 34 readers -
  • Tips to Travel Safely

    Before you can enjoy a vacation with your family, you first must get yourself and your family to your destination. Whether your destination of choice is simply a couple hours away or halfway around the world, travel can always pose risks of accidents and injuries. Such risks exist no matter what form of transportation you choose.

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  • Find DUI Checkpoints in Advance

    Got big plans for a night out in Miami? Before you need to hire a DUI lawyer in Miami you might want to check and make sure your route isn’t scheduled for a DUI checkpoint that evening. In accordance with judicial rulings regarding the constitutionality of DUI checkpoints, DUI checkpoints have to be announced in advance to the public.

    Pagan & Stroleny, P.L.- 4 readers -
  • San Diego Trust Beneficiaries Have a Right to Information

    San Diego Trust Beneficiaries Have a Right to Information Posted February 5, 2015 by Keith Davidson & filed under Trust Beneficiary. Every beneficiary of a Trust has a right to information. What do you want to know about your Trust? What the assets are, how much each asset is worth, the expenses of the Trust, the timeline for paying creditors, the need for a preliminary or ...

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  • When is U.S. Citizenship Automatic?

    derivative > When is U.S. Citizenship Automatic? U.S. law on automatic and derived citizenship can be quite complex. It is in your best interest to consult an immigration lawyer in Miami or elsewhere if you have questions in regard to naturalization. First, if you were born on U.S. soil or became a naturalized U.S. citizen and have been living in the United States, you clearly have U.S.

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 8 readers -