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When Is the Right Time to Call a Foreclosure Defense Attorney? It is only natural to feel devastated to receive a legally-required notice in the mail telling you that you have 90 days to correct your mortgage delinquency or you may face a foreclosure action in New York civil court. If you do not have the funds to cure your delinquency or default, you may feel completely helpless.
While truck driver mistakes are the main cause of commercial truck collisions, there are many ways that trucking companies can be negligent and lead to a crash and serious injuries. The following are only some examples of negligence for which trucking companies may be held responsible. Hiring Practices Every trucking company should have a careful hiring system to ensure that ...
Some news to share. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, in particular if you are advertising online. Google is deploying a new format for its Adwords ads. If you check it out, below, you’ll notice that while the word “ad” used to be white inside of a green box, now the text is green while the box is transparent.
A jury recently awarded our clients, Thyce and Amy Colyn, $38.25 million, after a hotel valet driver using an illegal shortcut to cross a one-way street broadsided Thyce and permanently injured him as he cycled home from work on his bike. Before the accident, the valet’s employer, Standard Parking, had started parking downtown Seattle hotel guest vehicles offsite to increase profits.
When Drinking In Public Becomes a Crime Posted by Matthew Sharp under DWI/DUI February 15, 2017 Texas is a big state with a whole lot to do, see and learn. Here’s a fun fact you might not have known about: in Texas, it’s not illegal to drink in public. Does that mean you can freely drink as much as you want wherever you go in Texas? No, there are specifics to the alcohol la ...
Trevor Thomas, Lawyer. As we’ve discussed previously on our blog, employees are protected against workplace discrimination by section 13 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code (the Code), which states: A person must not refuse to employ or refuse to continue to employ a person, or discriminate against a person regarding employment or any term or condition of employment be ...
In a brief filed before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Franklin County Sheriff has taken an eerily Orwellian position that he is immune from judicial oversight and cannot be held liable for his actions – even those explicitly violating state law. As our viewers are aware, on May 20, 2016, the Commonwealth Court issued a monumental decision in John Doe, et al., v. Franklin County, et al.
Many solos and small firms are looking to get more business from the Internet. But often they just don’t have the budget to do it. Other firms may be able to spend $3,000-5,000 per month on SEO and advertising, but for a firm that’s just starting out or testing the waters, they need an extremely cost-effective way to drive traffic both short and long-term.
Today, the Superior Court, en banc, issued its decision in Commonwealth v. Goslin, 1114 MDA 2015, regarding whether an individual is entitled to claim the defense of “other lawful purpose” when carrying a weapon on school grounds. As our viewers are aware, after the original devastating decision was issued by the Superior Court holding that one could not possess a weapon on sc ...
When CosmoLex came onto an increasingly crowding scene of cloud-based law firm case management software apps a few years ago, it needed something to stand out. CosmoLex was not one of the first players on the scene back in 2008, and it did not have the backing of a legal industry conglomerate.
Secondary crashes occur when an initial accident causes another car accident. Car accidents can leave you overwhelmed and shocked, especially if they involve multiple vehicles. For this reason, secondary crashes are particularly scary. It occurs when an initial accident causes another car accident.
Chicago has a large and avid running culture. Unfortunately, runners often have a difficult time safely navigating the congested sidewalks, paths, and roads. Heavy traffic and careless drivers can turn a healthy pastime into a nightmare in a split second. There are a number of intersections in Chicago that are considered extremely dangerous for runners and other pedestrians.
The dangers of texting while driving are nearly as identical to the public as driving while drunk. So why aren’t texters in Missouri subject to similar points, fines, license suspensions, and potential jail time as drunk drivers? Texting while driving has become a dangerous epidemic that isn’t just causing minor accidents.
Why are there so many truck accidents in Rockwall, Texas? Just this week, we’re hearing about another 18-wheeler accident in Rockwall where someone tragically lost their life. While details of the accident are still limited at this time, we wanted to take a moment to discuss why Rockwall seems to be a magnet for these types of crashes.
That old adage that “things are never as they seem” aptly describes the current situation with student loan servicers. As reported by the New York Post, servicers like Navient—the largest student-loan servicer in the U.S.— are only making the student debt crises even worse. Here’s how the process goes for many borrowers: Get an undergraduate and/or professional degree with ...
When you have suffered an injury that led you to file a personal injury claim, you and your attorney are faced with the challenge of calculating your financial losses and the monetary equivalents of your physical and mental suffering. Determining all of your damages and how much each of these elements are worth is crucial to seeking an appropriate sum from an insurer or at-fault party.
South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog You Have the Right to Remain Silent Fool! YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT | USE IT Most people view the fifth amendment as a shelter or haven for individuals who have committed a crime. Invoking your right to remain silent is typically viewed as an admission to criminal conduct.
New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 9:03 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: This is the first in a series of posts to discuss the 51 recommendations the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (Task Force) has made to the National Arbitration and Mediation Committee (NAMC).
Strategy is important. This is especially true if you are trying to avoid arbitration. In a recent federal district court case, a subcontractor sued the prime contractor and the Miller Act payment bond surety. The subcontractor, however, had an arbitration provision in its subcontract with the prime contractor.
As our viewers are aware, earlier, we posted about the Superior Court’s monumental decision in Commonwealth v Goslin, where the court, en banc, held that the “plain meaning of Section 912(c) provides two separate defenses: possessing and using a weapon on school property ‘in conjunction with a lawful supervised school activity’ as well as possessing ‘for other lawful purpose’.