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  • Now Is the Prime Motorcycle Season—and a Good Time to Take Safety Precautions

    With an abundance of good weather, the call of the open road beckons to many. Often, that means taking to the highway on a motorcycle. Although cruising the byways on a motorcycle can bring a powerful sense of freedom, the risk of serious injury or death is considerably higher while riding a motorcycle than when taking a comparable journey by automobile.

    fountaininjurylaw- 14 readers -
  • Jonathan Freeze — Alleged Unsuitable Recommendations of Variable Annuities

    Jonathan Freeze, Formerly of LPL Financial, Allegedly Made Unsuitable Recommendations to His Customers to Invest in Variable Annuities Jonathan Freeze, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and formerly of LPL Financial, allegedly made unsuitable recommendation of variable annuities, according to a a recent Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and J.

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 21 readers -
  • B&I Issues Fall Estate Planning Alert

    Partners Martha E. Greene and Kenleigh A. Nicoletta have issued their Fall estate planning alert for 2017. The focus of this bulletin is “What is Probate?” They address such issues as to ensure ...

    Brann & Isaacson- 16 readers -
  • Don’t Send Emails on a Friday Afternoon (And Other Email Marketing Tips)

    In previous posts, we’ve covered best practices in email design. Now comes the next struggle: your email blast is ready to send… but exactly when should you send it? Before we dive into exact dates and times, let’s consider what we’re trying to accomplish when sending law firm marketing emails. How to Measure Email Success The two best metrics to use when measuring the success ...

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 9 readers -
  • Celebrity Fraud Schemes – Athletes and Celebrity Victims

    Celebrity Fraud Schemes – When Lawyers, Agents and Accountants Steal from Clients Today’s headline reads “Attorney Gets 18 Months for Defrauding NFL Players.” Previously, we have posted stories about Mike Tyson suing his investment adviser, Basketball great Tim Duncan losing $20 million to a different money adviser and a lawyer at a big named law firm assisting in a multimillion ...

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • BREAKING NEWS: Allied Home Mortgage Ordered to Pay $268 Million!

    Jim Hodge and Allied Home Mortgage left a bad taste in the mouths of many Allied employees and homeowners too. Neither Hodge nor his mortgage company are strangers to controversy. The two have faced countless lawsuits by lenders, wage claims, arbitration claims by former branch managers, and enforcement actions by at least 9 states.

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Does Your Child Bike to School?

    With school starting for children across the state, many parents are likely busy with back-to-school shopping, organizing school supplies, getting the calendar set, and similar tasks. One important thing you should stop and consider is how your child is going to get to and from school on a daily basis. There are several options, all of which have risks of accidents.

    fountaininjurylaw- 15 readers -
  • New Law Could Change How Divorce Effects Pets

    In many families, pets are like children. And yet, those “children” get no say in divorce cases. They don’t end up going to the owner who has their best interest at heart. Instead, they often end up in the home of someone who only wanted them to spite their partner. Soon, that should change. A new law could change the way that the court handles animals in divorce cases.

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 15 readers -
  • Sinovac Biotech Discloses Possible FCPA Violations

    Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech disclosed that it is investigating possible violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The disclosure is noteworthy because none of the possible violations are believed to have occurred in the United States nor is the company based here.

    Due Diligence- 16 readers -
  • Christopher Brogdon Investor Alert: Brogdon Bankruptcy Filing

    Christopher Brogdon, the organizer of several municipal bond offerings accused of fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2015, filed a bankruptcy petition on September 15, 2017 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He sought that the bankruptcy be maintained under Ch. 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 17 readers -
  • Implied Terms in Employment Contracts: Part 2 (Employers)

    Earlier this month, I blogged about certain implied contractual terms that govern employees’ conduct. (You’ll remember that an implied term is one that is not written down anywhere or explicitly agreed to by employer and employee, but still has the same legal force as does an express term.) In today’s post, I continue my focus on implied terms, and review four key implied dut ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 13 readers -
  • Driving Safely With Baby

    Safe driving is especially important if you have a baby in the car. To assist you in becoming the safest parent you can be while behind the wheel, Staver Law Group has compiled this handy list of tips. By following these tips, you can make driving safely with a baby a reality. In the event that you get into an accident with a baby in the car, contact Staver Law Group at to spe ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 14 readers -
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