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The impact of an auto accident can put significant stress on the shoulder, causing a rotator cuff tear. Car accidents can cause a variety of shoulder injuries, and a rotator cuff tear is common among them. What is a Rotator Cuff Tear? The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and enabled us to lift and rotate our arms.
David Apted Allegedly Engaged in Private Securities Transactions with Two Customers who Invested over $300,000 in a Venture-capital Fund David Apted allegedly engaged in private securities transactions with two customers who invested over $300,000 in a certain venture-capital fund, according to a recent Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent (AWC) presently being reviewed by attorneys Alan Ros.
An unsecured debt is an obligation or debt that does not have personal or real property serving as collateral for payment of the debt. If you fail to make payment on an unsecured debt, the creditor cannot take any of your property without first suing you and getting a court judgment. There are a few exceptions to this rule, such as back child support, back taxes or delinquent g ...
With the holiday shopping season upon us, I think we need to talk about credit cards and the evil that may lurk in the fine print. It is difficult to checkout at any store lately without the clerk trying to push me to open a credit card. I know their employer instructs them to make these offers and they most likely make a commission on how many accounts they open, but it has be ...
How can I determine the potential value of a birth injury case? If you’re looking for a birth injury compensation calculator to give you an idea of what your case may be worth, I have bad news: these tools are completely useless. No computer algorithm can account for the variables involved in such a case.
The fall has brought a series of hurricanes to the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico and heavy downpours to Georgia. Extreme weather calls for extremely careful driving on the interstates and back roads of Georgia. It takes longer to stop and visibility is reduced when roads are slick. Some simple wet weather driving tips can help to protect you during downpours.
Philadelphia is jam-packed with colleges and universities—which is part of what makes Philly uniquely Philly. College students and good sense, however, don’t always go hand-in-hand. When you find yourself near one of our fine city’s beautiful campuses, it is always wise to beware of drunk drivers.
Every year, first responders like police and paramedics are injured or killed on the highways of Georgia. Tow truck drivers are also extremely vulnerable. It’s a reason for the creation of Georgia’s move over law. Georgia enacted the “move over law” which is intended to protect first responders in 2003. The state extended it recently to include vehicles with white lights.
While the number of distracted driving accidents went down in 2016, the total number of fatal crashes went up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released USDOT accident data for 2016, showing a two-year spike in fatal traffic accidents that exceeds any swings the US has experienced in over 50 years.
Several weeks ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced new rules governing payday lenders set to go into effect in 2019—that is if Congress doesn’t have its say first. As an aside, my colleagues have previously written on the need for payday loan reform on the state level. A more recent piece speaks to why payday loan reform is good for Alabama, and a pie ...
By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You’ve lost your job and fallen on hard times. Debt collectors have been after you, and are becoming increasingly abusive and harassing. Some debt collectors have even crossed the line into illegal debt collection activities in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
This post addresses everything you need to know about prostitution laws in Texas. If you have been charged with a prostitution offense, solicitation offense, or promotion offense, learn as much as you can ab ...
Brann & Isaacson congratulates its Super Lawyers honorees for 2017: George S. Isaacson—Tax and Business Litigation Martin I. Eisenstein —Tax, Business Litigation, and Business/Corporate Martha E. Greene—Estate Planning & Probate, Nonprofit Organizations, and Estate & Trust Litigation Peter J. Brann— Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Stacy O.
New Whistleblower Award Opportunities for Information about Teaching Physicians Engaged in Healthcare Fraud Can you imagine being 82 years old, a highly respected physician at university teaching hospital and facing a decade in prison? That is the predicament Dr. Kenneth Rall finds himself in today after pleading guilty felony Medicare fraud.
Texas employs a fault-based system to determine who must pay the costs related to a car accident. In other words, the person who was at fault for the accident is liable for the damages caused by the accident. Whether at trial or in an out-of-court settlement, the victim of the at-fault party can recover compensation for injuries resulting from the accident caused by the at-fault party.