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  • What are the Potential Complications of Bite Injuries?

    According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA [1]), there are an estimated 70 to 80 million dogs owned in the United States. While dog ownership provides many benefits to humans and our canine companies alike, dogs also have the potential to cause serious injury when they bite.

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 9 readers -
  • How Does a Bankruptcy Affect a Lawsuit?

    Often, I consult with prospective and existing clients who are involved in a lawsuit. Normally, their first question is exactly how a bankruptcy case affects a lawsuit. The answer to that question depends on several factors. First, it must be determined if the debtor (the person filing for or contemplating filing for bankruptcy) is the plaintiff, i.e.

    Ed Woods/ Bond and Botes- 11 readers -
  • Hurricane Harvey: Law Firms In The Aftermath

    With hurricane season underway, at-risk small businesses need to make sure they have a response plan in place to mitigate potential damages. Unfortunately, many small companies, especially law firms, don’t come close to being hurricane-ready. And this lack of preparedness can come at a significant cost.

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 15 readers -
  • What Constitutes Good Faith Negotiations in a New York Foreclosure Case?

    As of December 15, 2009, New York promulgated a civil practice rule1 that requires the parties to a foreclosure action to participate in a mandatory settlement conference with the court within the first 60 days after service of process. The purpose of this conference is to determine whether the parties can reach an agreement to help the defendant avoid losing his or her home.

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 10 readers -
  • Overturned Propane Truck Highlights the Risks of Rollover Accidents

    Houstonians understand the risks presented by rollover accidents. A recent local accident involving a propane truck rollover that closed down a Loop 610 ramp drove home the dangers of such accidents. Consumer Reports deems such accidents among the deadliest on the road. Even though rollovers comprise only about three percent of all serious vehicle accidents, they are responsi ...

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 12 readers -
  • The 90-Day Foreclosure Letter: Proving Service

    In a continuing effort to minimize homestead foreclosures in the Empire State, New York Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law (RPAPL) Section 13041 requires notice be sent to the mortgagor at least 90 days before a foreclosure action is commenced against the borrower. This provision applies no matter the type or balance of the loan and is equally applicable to lenders, assi ...

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 18 readers -
  • The Safest Used Cars for Teens

    Teen drivers who have just received their driver’s licenses usually cannot wait to get on the road. Because teenage drivers are typically less experienced and more impulsive than other drivers, it is important that they operate motor vehicles equipped with the latest safety features that can minimize the possibility of an accident.

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 14 readers -