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How to Avoid an Estate Planning Scam
How to Avoid an Estate Planning Scam
8/29/2014 9:44:56 PM
Constantly in the news, it seems like there is a new scam making headlines. Perhaps most familiar is Bernie Madoff and his infamous Ponzi scheme. Many people have also heard about the “grandparent scam.” In this swindle, the scammer calls posing as the victim’s grandchild, claiming to be traveling in a foreign country and in distress. The scammer convinces the victim to wire …
Greenberg Traurig’s Eamon C. Welch Appointed as Student Placement Chair of the University of Miami School of Law’s Young Alumni Committee
8/28/2014 2:54:19 PM
Eamon C. Welch, a Law Clerk in the Real Estate Practice Group at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig , has been appointed as Student Placement Chair of the University of Miami School of Law’s Young Alumni Committee. Formed by recent graduates, the Young Alumni group exists to foster strong relationships between the Law School, the Law Alumni …
Michael Gill Releasing a New Video Addressing Concerns of Alleged Corruption in New Hampshire
8/26/2014 2:49:00 PM
Over the last few months, Mike Gill has been documenting his allegations of corruption and organized crime in the State of New Hampshire in a series of videos.  Today he is releasing another video in this series titled “Take the Test”. In this video, Mike Gill explains his concerns about the advertising and political platforms of several candidates running for office in the …
Rod Stewart’s Son Battling Landlord over Mold Problems
Rod Stewart’s Son Battling Landlord over Mold Problems
8/25/2014 10:53:53 AM
Last month, TMZ reported that Sean Stewart is fighting his landlord over back rent after moving out of his home, which he claims had a serious mold problem.  According to the article, Mr. Stewart claims that he has been feeling weak and developed blisters because of mold issues that were not properly addressed. The presence of high levels of mold can cause a myriad of …
The African American Male; are they truly on the verge of extinction?
The African American Male; are they truly on the verge of extinction?
8/20/2014 7:00:00 PM
According to Reverend Eliakim Thorpe, a motivational speaker and ordained minister out of Kalamazoo Michigan, "In the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson Missouri, where yet another unarmed African American male was shot and killed by law enforcement, we find the consciousness of America gripped again by the ongoing debate of race." Mr. Thorpe added that …
Victims of Alleged Corruption Come Forward to Share Their Stories
8/20/2014 2:06:13 PM
Over the last few months, Mike Gill has been documenting his allegations of corruption and organized crime in the State of New Hampshire in a series of videos.  Today he is releasing another video in this series titled “Controlled by Fear”. In this video, Mike Gill shares the stories of several citizens of New Hampshire who have experienced similar situations.  They have …
WMATA Pays $5.6 Million to Settle False Claims Act and Whistleblower Retaliation Suits
8/20/2014 1:55:14 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. August 20, 2014.  The Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) has paid $5.6 million to the United States, the District of Columbia, and Shahiq Khwaja to resolve whistleblower claims brought by Mr. Khwaja under the federal and District of Columbia False Claims Acts, and under the anti-retaliation provisions of the …
$50 Million Claim for Mold-Related Illnesses at California Board of Equalization
$50 Million Claim for Mold-Related Illnesses at California Board of Equalization
8/20/2014 9:21:44 AM
Last month, the Sacramento Business Journal published a report about the ongoing problems at the building that houses the California Board of Equalization (BOE).  According to the article, a new claim was recently filed on behalf of employees whose alleged health problems were due to mold at the BOE headquarters.  A previous lawsuit concerning similar issues was settled in …
Recent personal injury reforms may reduce access to justice
Recent personal injury reforms may reduce access to justice
8/19/2014 6:00:00 AM
The Legal Service Board have recently released a report assessing the different changes to the legal system over recent years, and whether this has affected people gaining access to justice in the personal injury market. The most recent reforms to the legal system for personal injury claims arose from the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), …
Is there really a “compensation culture” in the UK?
Is there really a “compensation culture” in the UK?
8/18/2014 9:21:57 AM
The Personal Injury market has changed in many ways over recent years. Several reforms in legislation have meant many changes for both law firms and clients, and have also had an impact in the way in which the market is perceived. In particular, whether there really is a compensation culture in the UK. A report released by the Legal Services Board has looked at these reforms …
Microsoft Matter Center for Office 365 boosts law firm productivity
8/18/2014 8:58:16 AM
Addressing the unique document management and collaboration requirements of today’s legal professionals, Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced a preview version of Matter Center for Office 365 at the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual conference in Nashville, Tenn. Matter Center, an intuitive document management and collaboration solution catered toward law …
Package Holiday Accident Claims – What Can You Do?
Package Holiday Accident Claims – What Can You Do?
8/15/2014 10:00:00 AM
If you have had an accident whilst away on a package holiday, you may be able to claim holiday accident compensation when you return to the UK if the holiday providers are found to be at fault. People who are injured in an accident on a package holiday are protected by the Package Travel, Package Holiday and Package Tour Regulations. Holiday accident claims is a complex …
Freeclaim Solicitors Support Campaign for Lower Speed Limits on Rural Roads
Freeclaim Solicitors Support Campaign for Lower Speed Limits on Rural Roads
8/14/2014 9:00:00 AM
The road safety charity Brake is urging drivers to slow down when travelling on rural roads. This is in a bid to reduce hazards and accidents for walkers, cyclists and horse riders who also tend to use rural lanes and roads more in the summer months.  Recent statistics released by the charity show that over 30% of drivers admit to driving too fast for the condition of the …
Freeclaim Solicitors Success in Chronic Pain Compensation
Freeclaim Solicitors Success in Chronic Pain Compensation
8/13/2014 10:24:39 AM
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) or Chronic Pain usually occurs following an injury. Pain and stiffness can continue long after the injury has healed and there is no apparent reason for the person’s ongoing pain. The understanding surrounding CRPS is sometimes very poor. Many people do not believe it is a real condition, and as such it is sometimes not taken as …
Consumer Group challenges deliberate ’Code Brown’ events at Holiday Hotels!
8/13/2014 7:36:45 AM
HolidayTravelWatch is concerned to read an article in the Daily Mail which appears to claim that a  ’new craze’  of defecating in hotel swimming pools is ruining holidays; these are known as ’ Code Brown ’ events. The article is written around a letter that was apparently circulated to hotel guests at the  Holiday Village Read Sea in Egypt by First Choice . The letter notes …
Investigation into Death of Actor Robin Williams
8/12/2014 10:43:56 AM
On August 11, 2014, at approximately 11:55 am, Marin County Communications received a 9-1-1 telephone call reporting a male adult had been located unconscious and not breathing inside his residence in unincorporated Tiburon, CA. The Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Tiburon Fire Department and Southern Marin Fire Protection District were dispatched to the incident with …
Top Questions About Same-sex Immigration
Top Questions About Same-sex Immigration
8/12/2014 8:10:50 AM
Now that DOMA and Prop 8 have been held unconstitutional, if I marry my partner can I sponsor her for a green card? In many cases, yes. Options for families will vary from case to case, based upon a number of factors, including: whether the partners are living together or in different countries; whether the partners are living together in the United States or abroad; …
How to Stop Bullying and How to Stop Cyber Bullying: Veteran Australian Teacher Reveals
8/12/2014 12:05:57 AM
VICTORIA, Australia, August 2014 – Bullying, and in particular bullying in schools , is a deliberate and persistent cruelty that affects all types of personalities and groups from around the world. Some people have a desire to try to control others, particularly in response to an overall lack of control in their own lives. The feelings and messages imparted to a bullied …
Tunnell Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Chicago, IL Area and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Save Abandoned Babies
Tunnell Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Chicago, IL Area and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Save Abandoned Babies
8/11/2014 3:39:27 PM
Tunnell Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Chicago, IL Area and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Save Abandoned Babies Tunnell Insurance Agency launches a local charity program in the Chicago, IL area to seek active support from the agency’s network of valued customers and business partners in helping the community. Its first campaign will raise …
San Diego Petitions to Use DNA-Based Testing for Sewage Contamination in Recreational Water
San Diego Petitions to Use DNA-Based Testing for Sewage Contamination in Recreational Water
8/11/2014 3:23:40 PM
San Diego’s environmental and civic leaders are urging passage of legislation that will allow the use of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) for water quality testing at its beaches. PCR identifies the genetic material of microorganisms, and rapidly detects bacteria and viruses found in sewage contamination. Results can be evaluated in as little as 4 hours allowing for rapid …