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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 21, 2017 – The law firm of Chandler, Mathis & Zivley is pleased to announce that Stephen R. Walker has joined the firm. Stephen Walker is a highly skilled civil trial attorney with extensive experience representing both plaintiff and defendants in state and federal courts. His practice is focused exclusively on business and personal injury litigation. Stephen has a proven track record of successfully trying civil cases, and he has considerable experience in state and federal court appeals. He has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and has filed […]


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Corpus Cristi, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 21, 2017 – Attorney Alex R. Hernandez Jr. secured a $3.144 million judgment for client M. Arredondo following a serious injury from a boat explosion that caused 5 percent burns to Mr. Arredondo’s body. The plaintiff filed suit against defendant boat company for damages suffered while working for a maritime industry defendant. The boat engine the plaintiff was working on exploded while the plaintiff was hunched over the engine. The plaintiff was taken to Brooks Army Medical Center where he was treated for severe burns to his face, body, and hands. The defendant, […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) February 20, 2017 – Brunoro Law, APC is thrilled to announce that our very own principal attorney, Paula Oliveira Brunoro, has been selected as a “Rising Star” in Tax Law by Super Lawyers*. Paula’s practice is dedicated to assisting individuals, families and businesses with a wide range of business and tax related matters with an emphasis on tax controversies, tax collections, tax planning, international tax and corporate law. In her capacity as general counsel, Paula assists clients with an array of complex business and corporate issues. Paula is also well versed in international business […]


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Miami, FL (Law Firm Newswire) February 13, 2017 – Three new laws became effective in Florida on January 1, 2017. One law forbids individuals under age 18 from purchasing specific over-the-counter cough suppressants. Another concerns insurance policy coverage of opioid medications while the third introduces restrictions on the ways in which financial institutions may accept summonses and subpoenas. Prominent Florida personal injury attorney Jason Chalik at Chalik & Chalik says, “People should be aware of the new laws taking effect because of the potential liability that could result from an injury or death for failure to comply.” Cough medicines SB […]


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San Jose, CA (Law Firm Newswire) February 7, 2017 – San Jose, CA dentist Dr. Khai Dong has been ordered to pay approximately $505,000 to his former dental assistant because of his outrageous office behavior. The Court found Dr. Dong’s sexually inappropriate conduct escalated to egregious workplace sexual assault and issued an award of compensatory, punitive, and attorneys’ fees and costs damage to the plaintiff. The San Mateo law firm Kletter + Nguyen Law LLP represented the plaintiff through the four-day trial on liability, as well the subsequent hearing on the bifurcated issues of punitive damages and attorney’s fees. Based […]


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Brooklyn, NY (Law Firm Newswire) February 6, 2017 – The Law Office of Neal Forman today announced that it has relocated its office to 26 Court Street in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Forman will occupy a suite on the 26th floor. For nearly five decades, Mr. Forman has served as a trusted personal injury attorney, ligating, and settling cases for clients throughout the five boroughs, Long Island and Westchester. “We are excited to be able to accommodate our growing practice with a larger and more accessible space,” said Neal Forman, Founder and Managing Partner. “This move reflects our sustained commitment […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) February 3, 2017 – The Law Office of Jeffrey M. Haber is pleased to announce that Jeffrey M. Haber, the firm’s principal, has been published in the December 2016 edition of the Wall Street Lawyer (Vol. 20, No. 12), a West LegalEdcenter publication, ©Thomson Reuters. The article, entitled “Will the Public Disclosure Bar Be the Next Provision of the False Claims Act to Be Reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court?”, covers the basics of the False Claims Act public disclosure bar and the split of authority among the circuits about the test used to […]


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Las Vegas, NV (Law Firm Newswire) February 2, 2016 – Las Vegas Defense Attorney Nicholas Wooldridge is sponsoring a scholarship to help raise awareness of miscarriages of justice and turn a spotlight on those cases. Participation eligibility is based on applicants planning on attending an accredited American College or University in the upcoming semester and presenting a 1000-word essay on the subject. One of the foundation stones in building America was the guiding belief that each person has inalienable rights. When a governmental jurisdiction exceeds its duties, individual rights are disregarded, and abuses result. Some find themselves in prison. Others […]


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Miami, FL (Law Firm Newswire) February 1, 2017 – Premier Criminal defense lawyer Jordan Redavid of Redavid Law, PLLC., has been awarded the Super Lawyers 2017 Florida Rising Star award. Of all lawyers in the State of Florida, only 2.5 percent are awarded this honor. Super Lawyers is a respected rating service that provides a diverse, credible list of each state’s top lawyers. The site does this by using comprehensive data, including peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. Their goal is to offer a comprehensive list of the nation’s outstanding lawyers to be used as a resource for those seeking […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) January 31, 2017 – Advocates for those who have taken out student loans claim that the government has been aggressive in its collection of such debts, even from borrowers who qualify for a disability discharge. One person who was adversely affected by the government’s collection efforts is army veteran Hector Rodriguez. During the 1970s, he took out student loans to attend college. However, eventually, he was forced to drop out because he was often hospitalized. Rodriguez subsequently defaulted on the debt, as was revealed in a lawsuit he filed against several government agencies in December […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 27, 2017 – A team from Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, led by Theodore B. Olson, the former Solicitor General of the United States, will represent Mandana D. Farhang and M.A. Mobile Ltd. in the Supreme Court of the United States in opposition to a petition for a writ of certiorari recently filed by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITK). This case, filed in the Northern District of California, alleges that IITK fraudulently obtained technology developed in the United States by a United States entrepreneur, Mandana Farhang, and improperly disseminated that technology […]


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Rockville, MD (Law Firm Newswire) January 27, 2017 – Karp, Wigodsky, Norwind, Kudel & Gold, P.A. is pleased to announce that John Patrick Kudel, after being Of Counsel to the firm for almost two decades, has joined the firm as a partner. John’s addition is now reflective in the firm’s name change to Karp, Wigodsky, Norwind, Kudel & Gold, P. A. “We are delighted to have this first rate lawyer joining our practice,” said Ron Karp, Managing Partner of Karp, Wigodsky, Norwind, Kudel & Gold, P. A. “He has devoted his professional life to being of service to the bar […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) January 26, 2017 – Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner announced an initiative to improve pharmacy safety, after an investigation by the Chicago Tribune found that 52 percent of pharmacies in the Chicago area filled prescriptions for dangerous drug combinations. “This is an urgent matter,” said Paul Greenberg, an attorney with Briskman Briskman & Greenberg, who represents individuals harmed by pharmacy errors. “Public safety initiatives like this one are needed to protect people from future harm, and people who have been injured need to know that they may be entitled to compensation.” As part of the Tribune […]


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Santa Cruz, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 24, 2017 – Nationstar Mortgage LLC has been sued for demanding homeowners pay more than what the mortgage contract allows. The lawsuit alleges that when the homeowners did not pay the higher monthly payment Nationstar commenced a harassing and illegal debt collection and credit reporting campaign designed to pressure the homeowners into paying. It did not start this way. In an April 2014 letter, Nationstar notified the homeowners that the interest rate on the loan would re-set in July 2014. The letter stated the new interest rate would be 2.75% requiring a $1,444.40 […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 24, 2017 – National Consumer Telecom and Utilities Exchange, Inc., a credit reporting agency, has been sued in the United States District Court, Northern District of California in San Francisco, CA. National Consumer Telecom and Utilities Exchange, Inc., “NCTUE” is a credit reporting bureau that collects data from utility companies regarding new connect requests, payment history and historical account status. The lawsuit alleges that NCTUE failed to remove derogatory, false and inaccurate information related to an AT&T account. The suit alleges that the plaintiff discovered in November 2014 that a delinquent AT&T account […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) January 17, 2017 – The Law Office of Richard J. Arendt is pleased to announce we are expanding our law practice and have launched a new website to celebrate our over 38-years of service to business clients and individuals. “It’s tough out there for small businesses,” said respected Chicago business attorney, Richard Arendt, “and we pride ourselves on offering personal, one-on-one legal advice and, if necessary, litigation services to our clients. Clients are not numbers; they are friends who need the best advice to stay afloat in an uncertain economy.” Arendt runs a small but […]


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Dallas, TX (Law Firm Newswire) December 22, 2016 – Certain Filipino veterans of World War II, their spouses, and unmarried children under 21 may be eligible to be paroled into the United States and wait for a visa number to become available in recognition of their military service to the United States. Ordinarily, an immigrant visa applicant must have a visa number before being admitted to the United States and wait for such a number abroad. The Filipino World War II Veterans Parole (FWVP) program was announced by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and became effective June 8, 2016. […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) December 16, 2016 – New York Criminal Defense attorney Peter E. Brill of Brill Legal Group, P.C., has received a 2016 Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for outstanding client reviews. The Avvo Clients’ Choice Award is awarded to legal professionals who receive five or more client ratings of 4 or 5 on their Avvo profile in one year. About 97 percent of U.S. lawyers are rated on Avvo, a lawyer marketing website, which allows prospective clients to research lawyers based on the information available on their profiles, as well as client reviews and ratings. Lawyer profiles […]


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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 16, 2016 – Earnest/Tighe Law Firm, P.A. and EastSide Title, Inc., a Fort Lauderdale, Florida boutique business and real estate law firm, has been selected for the 2016 Best of Fort Lauderdale Award in the Local Business category by the Fort Lauderdale Award Program. Each year, the Fort Lauderdale Award Program identifies companies that are believed to have achieved exceptional success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and the community. These exceptional companies help make […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 12, 2016 – Strong Advocates is an employment law office based in Los Angeles, California that protects workers’ rights and provides legal assistance to employees who have been terminated unlawfully due to the discriminatory actions of their employers. What makes Strong Advocates different from other employment attorneys in the area is that they are dedicated to fighting for their clients’ employment rights at no cost and getting them the compensation they deserve. “We focus on doing what is right for our clients rather than being driven by our bottom line,” said Strong Advocates […]


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