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Many companies have document retention policies – in other words, policies determining how long they will keep certain kinds of documentation. These policies also frequently cover when documents may be destroyed in the n ...
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 8-1 decision in Ransom. today. Justice Kagan wrote for the majority and Justice Scalia wrote a dissenting opinion. It was Justice Kagan's first opinion. The majority opinion held that an over-median income debtor in chapter 13 is not entitled to the "ownership costs" deduction (approx. $471 ...
The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) provides a consumer with certain rights regarding his file in the credit bureau. The FCRA was enacted to promote the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of information in the files of a credit bureau. Credit bureaus may generally report accurate negative information on your credit report for up to seven years and bankruptcy information ...
A Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery was arrested August 13, 2014 for “trespassing” in a McDonald’s. Watch the video provided by the Washington Post. This isn’t just any McDonald’s. No, this particular McDonald’s is where reporters who cover the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of a young African American man commonly gather. Mr.
All Terrain Vehicles, also known as ATVs or non caged Four-Wheelers, are common across the country, especially in rural areas. We turned to Michael Ehline of Ehline Law Firm PC, a Los Angeles personal injury advocate, in order to learn more about these types of vehicles. Ehline has a lot of experience in these cases, because California has so many inexperienced city dwellers t ...
On December 12, 2008, Layne and Anita Dellamuth bought flooring materials and installation services from Carpets Unlimited. The Dellamuths made a downpayment that left a balance of a little more than $23,000. Carpets Unlimited subcontracted the installation services to Jared Keeton, who performed that work later the same month, but apparently not to the liking of the Dellamuths ...
West Virginians Are Still Feeling the Effects of Chemical Spill Call Now: 404.522.1500 Home » West Virginians Are Still Feeling the Effects of Chemical Spill July 9, 2014 marks the six-month anniversary of the major chemical spill that affected more than 300,000 people living in and around the Charleston, West Virginia area.
The Short Version: Despite numerous court decisions upholding individuals' right to film the police in public, police officers nationwide continue to arrest citizens for doing so, often charging them with either violating their state's wiretapping law or obstruction of justice. However, in all states except Massachusetts and Illinois, state wiretapping laws cannot be use ...
Four Homes Destroyed By Fire In California Earthquake In the early morning of Sunday August 24th, San Francisco experienced the largest earthquake to hit the area in nearly 25 years. The 6.0 earthquake stuck around 3:00 am local time and was felt over a large portion of northern California. Several historic buildings were damaged and thousands were left without power.
ELECTRIC SPACE HEATERS RECALLED OVER FIRE AND BURN HAZARDS Vornado has recalled approximately 79,000 electric space heaters that have been sold at large retail stores nationwide. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission the heaters can overheat and catch fires posing a fire and burn hazard.
The Short Version: An Italian court recently ordered a woman to remove photos of her and her husband on their honeymoon because the husband did not give his permission for her to post the photos. This decision, which is 'unprecedented' in Italian law, would almost certainly fail in the United States.
Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities Inspires New Vehicle Technologies Call Now: 404.522.1500 Home » Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities Inspires New Vehicle Technologies Cars will soon be able to drive themselves. At least, that’s what Toyota plans as they implement self-braking technology in their latest models.
SMOKE DETECTOR RECALL 33 commercial grade smoke detectors are being recalled. These detectors are used primarily in commercial buildings, schools, hotels and motels, apartments, dormitories and some residences. Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail to alert consumers of a fire. The smoke detectors are sold under the brand names of Edwards (ESL) and Interlogix.
The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require certain government contractors to submit an Equal Pay Report to the government as a supplement to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1) that is already required.