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Clients have been asking me about investing in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently provided some helpful advice. You do your best to keep up with the latest financial news. You’ve been hearing more about cryptocurrencies and asking yourself “Hmmm.” Of course, it’s not just Bitcoin.
The U.S. General Services Administration is spending money on information technology. Lots of money! As the nation still reels from Russian election meddling and North Korean hacking scandals, Uncle Sam wants to modernize its IT infrastructure. Over the next 10 years, the GSA has invited 81 small businesses to participate in $15 billion of government spending.
Family court can be very overwhelming. Even more so if you are representing yourself and do not have an attorney. There are plenty of facets of the law that are unclear, and you don’t want to take the chance of making a mistake in times like these. A family court attorney is familiar with cases like yours and the laws that apply to them.
Harris County continues to lead the nation in sex buyer arrests for the second year in a row. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) announced that more than 100 alleged sex buyers (johns) were arrested in a mont ...
The answer to that question depends on the action, expense, or event which the document records. Generally, you must keep your records that support an item of income, deduction or credit shown on your tax return until the period of limitation runs out for that tax return. What Is the Period of Limitations? The period of limitation is the period of time in which you can amend yo ...
Trucks are the massive machines with which we share our roads, and as such, they pose a serious threat when it comes to traffic accidents. One of the most elemental safety factors of any vehicle is its braking system, and this is even truer of the commercial trucks that travel our national highways. In response to this critical safety issue, a recent safety event took a closer look.
In a 23-year study on the causes of eye injuries, non-powder air guns were found to be the third most common cause of serious eye injuries in children. The study ranged from 1990 to 2012 and concluded that in this period of time, eye injuries related to non-powder air guns rose by 168.8 percent. If you or your child has suffered a serious eye injury as a result of an air gun, ...
I recently saw this heartbreaking article regarding Vietnam veterans titled “Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life care.” Maybe it is because I just watched the Ken Burns’ Vietnam documentary but this article really struck a chord with me. If you haven’t seen it, this is a “must-watch.
Getting into a car accident can be frightening, and in the aftermath of the crash, you could be in shock. But, in order to recover the compensation you deserve, you should immediately gather evidence related to the wreck and fill out common insurance forms and paperwork. By doing this right away, you can avoid many common insurance issues.
Fired for a Social Media Post? You Can Fight for Unemployment In the current era of rampant social media usage and a divisive political climate, it has become increasingly common for employees to face discipline over social media posts. This has created a new legal conflict between the rights of employers and employees.
Currently, the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) threshold in all 50 states is 0.08 percent. Recently, however, the calls have been getting stronger for states to lower this threshold to 0.05 percent. A government-commissioned study by a panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine made this recommendation (among others) when deliberating on ways ...
Victims of human trafficking or sex trafficking may be owed compensation from those who turned a blind eye. Hotel chains, truck stops, and even some websites which facilitate or turn a blind eye toward human trafficking can, in some cases, be held liable for the victim’s damages through a civil lawsuit.
If you damage someone’s car while it is parked, there are a number of steps you should take to avoid serious legal trouble. Accidents happen all the time out on the road. However, there are also times when they can happen when you are doing something as minor as backing out of a parking space. If you damage someone’s car while it is parked, you are required to make them aware o ...
Receiving compensation for a car accident that wasn’t your fault can be difficult and complex. Drivers who get into accidents generally let their insurance companies decide settlement amounts, but sometimes, in order to fully recover, you need more than the insurer is willing to give you. If you cannot reach an agreement, you may have to go to court.
Georgia police officers face daily danger when they are on highway patrol duties. Often they are victims of the accidents they police. Recently in Georgia’s Forsyth County, a deputy was transported to a local hospital after another car hit his patrol vehicle. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office reported that the deputy, Ron Reeves was sitting in his patrol car on the shoulder of Ga.
According to a recent Forbes article, Millennials may not be doing so badly when it comes to handling their finances. That’s interesting news considering about one-third of Americans—77 million people—have a report of a debt in collections. Further, the average adult owes around $5,178. Despite a poor economic outlook since Millennials began entering the workforce (rising stude ...
Did you know that the average student loan debt amount is over $37,000? To cover this increasingly expensive amount, you’ll will likely need some sort of financial aid. Each year, many new graduates leave college excited to begin their journey in the workforce or to continue their education at the Master’s level.
Teens and other young people are statistically more likely to be killed in car crashes than older drivers. We were saddened to read about how two Georgia Southern students were killed in a recent wreck near Macon. The deadly car wreck south of Macon killed two Georgia Southern students who were also brothers in late November 2017 reported WTOC.com.
When big rigs crash, the results can be devastating. Recently, two 18 wheelers crashed on Cleveland Highway in Cohutta in northern Georgia. One of the drivers was reported to be seriously injured. He was flown by helicopter to Nashville. The accident occurred just after midnight on Nov 30, reported WDEF News 12 Now. The seriously injured driver was identified Jacob L.
Zonar, a company known for its fleet management technology, studied data provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and developed an infographic depicting the 10 most dangerous roads for truckers in the United States. The highways, which are located in ten different states, see the most accidents involving semi-trucks during the year.