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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) June 29, 2017 – On May 25, 2017, the Justice Department announced the official filing of federal lawsuits in its controversial pursuit to fight fraud related to the B-5 immigrant visa program. Across the U.S. multiple government investigations are being conducted into potential fraudulent activity associated with purchasing real estate by foreign nationals. The lawsuits allege that in schemes aimed at obtaining “Green Cards” millions of dollars have been collected from foreign investors and later either returned back to them or stolen from them, instead of investing the money in the U.S. economy. These […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) June 22, 2017 – Scanlon Rabinowitz & Davis Legal Group PLLC (“SRD Legal Group”) is pleased to announce the addition of Andy Hutcher to the firm. Andy practices in the fields of corporate and securities law focused on strategic and regulatory advisory work, corporate and partnership organizations and related governance, investment funds and their transactions, financing and capital markets transactions, disclosure, derivatives and other trading activities and cross-border matters. Andy has advised on regulatory reforms creating new banking models, enhanced risk management and governance and resolution and recovery planning. Over the course of his […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) June 3, 2017 – Ajamie LLP is pleased to announce that founder Thomas Ajamie has been recognized in Chambers and Partners 2017 rankings of litigation attorneys. Based in London, Chambers has been conducting in-depth research and interviews to provide annual rankings of the world’s leading attorneys and law firms since 1990. These rankings, in turn, are based on various factors such as technical legal ability, professionalism, client service, diligence, and a host of other highly-valued qualities. In portraying Mr. Ajamie, Chambers and Partners noted: “Tenacious litigator” Thomas Ajamie of Ajamie LLP is a “strong advocate […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) April 28, 2017 – Joseph Potashnik & Associates is a team of criminal defense lawyers, operating in New York City and providing its services to clients investigated for Medicaid fraud, health benefit fraud or Family Health Plus fraud. The company has extensive experience handling such cases and delivering satisfying results to customers. Joseph Potashnik & Associates has already represented dozens of people charged with Medicaid fraud. The introduction of Obamacare has significantly reshaped the guidelines related to Medicaid. Introduction of the new regulations is a complicated process, which in some cases may lead to […]


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Century City, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 31, 2017 – The J&Y Law Firm is devoted to supporting women’s rights while protecting victims of domestic violence from those who would use or flaunt personal power to hurt them and the ones they love. The red carpet event “Night on the Roxsan” is an opportunity for partners Jason Javaheri and Yosi Yahoudai to showcase their solidarity with the victims of domestic violence while benefitting the greater good of the community as a whole. The partners will not only be in attendance, but call on colleagues, clients, and anyone else affected by […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 15, 2017 – The magazine that started in 2011 as a legal marketing publication has reached a new milestone. Starting today, Bigger Law Firm Magazine will cover current events from a legal perspective. Over the last six years, Bigger Law Firm (BLF) Magazine has introduced lawyers to online marketing tactics, practice management software, internet security and e-discovery. Starting March 15th, BLF is reaching a wider audience with active reporting on current events. As the new presidency aims to reshape the role of government and an emboldened single party Congress rushes to introduce new […]


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Santa Cruz, CA (Law Firm Newswire) September 26, 2016 – A $50,000 money judgment was issued against Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC., and CIT Bank, N.A., formerly known as OneWest Bank, N.A. The judgment required the banks to pay a San Francisco Bay Area couple $50,000. The banks also agreed to remove mortgage delinquencies from the couples credit report regarding the Ocwen and OneWest Bank mortgage loan. The court judgment came after Alex and Maria Lopez had sued them for credit reporting violations. In 2015, Alex and Maria sued Ocwen and OneWest for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) August 10, 2016 – The Legal 500 USA, a leading legal ranking and referral guide, has again recognized Jeffrey Haber, founder of the Law Office of Jeffrey M. Haber, for his work as a plaintiff’s attorney in securities litigation. Mr. Haber was identified in the 2016 edition as a “recommended” lawyer in the “Dispute Resolution: Securities Litigation – Plaintiff” category. Mr. Haber was also “recommended” in the 2011–2012 and 2014–2015 editions of The Legal 500 USA. The Legal 500 is an independent guide that ranks law firms and individual lawyers around the world. It […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 2, 2016 – Sanjiv N. Singh, A Professional Law Corporation (SNS PLC), acting as lead litigation and trial counsel, secured a complete dismissal of claims filed against a long time Bay Area firm and its founder. The matter arose from a multimillion dollar breach of contract dispute culminating in claims including breach of fiduciary duty against SNS PLC’s client. The case was a complex matter spanning a two year timeline and involved a related arbitration matter in which SNS PLC had also secured a favorable settlement for a third party. SNS PLC’s defense […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) February 04, 2016 – Zamansky LLC announces that it is investigating the Ivy Asset Strategy Fund and the Waddell and Reed Asset Strategy Fund for potential breaches of fiduciary duties to shareholders. The Ivy Asset Strategy Fund and the Waddell & Reed Asset Strategy Fund are total return mutual funds registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Both funds are managed by subsidiaries of Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., a public company with over $71 billion under management. The Funds’ symbols are Ivy Asset Strategy: WASAX, WASBX and WASCX; and Waddell & Reed […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) January 19, 2016 – Zamansky LLC announces that it is investigating the Waddell and Reed’s Ivy High Income Fund for excessive risk and lack of disclosure. The Ivy High Income Fund is a high yield debt mutual fund that is registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940. It is managed by a subsidiary of Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., a public company with over $71 billion under management, and has retail and institutional share classes (Fund symbols: WHIAX, WHIBX and WRHIX). On December 15, 2015, Bloomberg News reported that Waddell & Reed Financial […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) January 19, 2016 – Zamansky LLC announces that it is investigating various high yield bond funds listed below for potential securities law suitability violations. Since 2009, many investors, particularly retirees or those seeking income, have invested in high yield bond and income mutual funds on the advice of their broker or financial advisor. These high yield funds were sold as secure, high quality income-generating investments that had modest risk. In truth, high yield bond and income mutual funds can be high risk and speculative due to their concentration in unrated or below investment grade-rated […]


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New York, New York (Law Firm Newswire) December 11, 2015 – Zamansky LLC announces that it is investigating investor losses from oil, gas and energy stocks, master limited partnerships (“MLPs”) and funds, including those listed below. Over the last year, these investments have fallen 50% and more, and many are cutting their distributions to investors so that they are no longer high-yield, income investments. Many income-seeking investors, particularly retirees, were advised by their brokers and financial advisors to invest in these stocks and funds because there were supposedly safe and secure income-generating investments, similar to bonds, with modest risk. Many […]


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West Covina, CA (Law Firm Newswire) October 29, 2015 – A black, California man alleges he was discriminated against, harassed and fired from his job as Athletic Director and coach at a Jewish Day School in Los Angeles, California. In a complaint filed with the Superior Court of Los Angeles, Harry Anthony Jackson, 53, alleges that the religious school terminated his contract last year after Mr. Jackson allegedly frequently complained about discrimination and harassment against him based on his skin color and race. The complaint claims several instances of discrimination and harassment while employed by the school, including students allegedly […]


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Hackensack, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) September 3, 2015 – “Divorce selfies” are the latest craze to hit social media and for good reason. A Canadian couple shared a smiling selfie following filing for divorce and it has already received over 30,000 shares on Facebook. The post has since sparked a public conversation on a topic that is often looked at as a private and negative experience. Nima Ameri, Esq. of New Jersey Law firm Ameri & Associates thinks the recent media and public response to “divorce selfies.” has been a positive one. “Getting a divorce shouldn’t have to be a […]


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Paramus, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) August 27, 2015 – In a precedent-setting victory, Callagy Law successfully argued that an ERISA plan administrator’s failure to substantially comply with a certain Department of Labor (DOL) regulation results in annulling the plan’s contractual limitation on the period in which to bring a law suit in Federal Court. Our client’s case was initially dismissed for filing his complaint after the plan’s one-year contractual limitation had run. But Callagy Law Counsel Matthew R. Major, Esq., persuaded the Third Circuit Court of Appeals that 29 C.F.R. § 2560.503-1(g)(1)(iv), a Department of Labor regulation governing the ERISA […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) August 7, 2015 – Personal injury law firm, Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, recognizes the efforts of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Illinois and the Chicago Police Department (CPD) who announced today an agreement going into effect immediately regarding monitoring how officers go about conducting street stops of citizens in Chicago. In addition, the agreement names independent consultant U.S. Magistrate Arlander Keys, who will issue bi-annual reports on the department and recommend policy changes. “The announcement made today is exactly why the civil class action lawsuit our firm filed in April is so important […]


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Shreveport, LA (Law Firm Newswire) July 29, 2015 – Earlier this month attorneys for Desmond Lewis filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana charging that Shreveport police officers had falsely arrested, maliciously prosecuted, and physically abused Lewis during an incident where he was chased while leaving a local pharmacy after picking up medication prescribed for his mental health. Allegations listed in the complaint include: use of unreasonable and excessive force, false arrest, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, assault, battery, failure by an officer to intervene, and failure to act under the policy and […]


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Chicago, IL(Law Firm Newswire) April 21, 2015 – According to the Department of Children and Family Services, an Illinois child dies of abuse or neglect every three days. Michael Ian Bender, a retired Judge of the Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County and now a family law attorney, continues his work to eliminate child abuse in Illinois. Having presided over thousands of cases involving child abuse or custody and support as a former judge, Bender continues to protect the rights of children through legal advocacy and offender education. “Whether it’s a respected local authority figure or an all-star national athlete […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) April 2, 2015 – Zamansky LLC announces that it is investigating the BlackGold Opportunity Fund LLC and BlackGold Opportunity Offshore Fund LLC (the “BlackGold Funds”), over large losses reported to investors. The BlackGold Funds are the $2 billion hedge funds managed by KKR-owned BlackGold Capital Management, Inc. The investigation concerns the April 2, 2015, report by Bloomberg News that auditors increased the losses reported to BlackGold Funds investors from 6% to 17%. The increase was the result of differences in the valuation of energy bonds held by the BlackGold Funds. These losses came weeks […]


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