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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) December 6, 2019 – Listeners find inspiration each Sunday morning by joining lawyer Todd J. Leonard for his radio show. The show airs at 8 a.m. on WMTR 1250AM and spotlights community leaders making a difference in the lives of others. For those who missed Todd Leonard’s most recent podcast featuring Morris County’s Interfaith Food Pantry’s Executive Director, Carolyn Lake, as well as Nathan Umbriac, and Margaret Boehm, tune in to listen to the amazing work this organization performs every single day, year round. Listen to the podcast here. The Interfaith Food Pantry and Resource […]


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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) December 06, 2019 – An Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey considered a judge’s denial of an employee’s applications to modify a workers’ compensation settlement award and found sufficient evidence to support the rejection. A New Jersey statute permits an employee to file an application to reopen a formal workers’ compensation award or an order approving a settlement. The employee must file the application within two years of the last workers’ compensation payment. The employee must show their incapacity increased after the award or settlement. A man injured his back on October […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) December 4, 2019 – Steinberg Law is proud to yet again have eight of its South Carolina injury attorneys receive the title of Best Lawyer. Recently, the organization Best Lawyers released its 2020 list of Best Lawyers. For the second year in a row, Steinberg Law had eight of the firm’s attorneys recognized for their dutiful representation of their injured clients. Best Lawyers is a well-respected resource for attorney excellence. To determine which attorneys will be named as the year’s Best Lawyers, the organization first accepts nominations from attorneys. Once the nomination period is over, […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) November 22, 2019 – Steinberg Law Firm Partner Malcolm Crosland was named the new President-Elect of the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG.) Attorney Crosland has been involved with WILG for years, serving on both the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He is honored to be chosen as President-Elect of an organization so close to his heart. WILG is an organization of employment attorneys who specialize in representing injured workers. Founded in 1995, the WILG helps men and women who have been hurt at work and need legal aid to get the worker’s […]


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Harrisburg, PA (Law Firm Newswire) November 21, 2019 – Hazen Law Group is proud to participate in the eighth annual 2020 Education Forum and Pre-Retirement Workshop, sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA). Attorney Linda J. Olsen, Esq., will present “Elder Law and Estate Planning.” This workshop will address estate planning as it is relevant to Pennsylvania educators. “Educators are an integral part of our society, without whom we would be lost,” says Olsen. “However, despite the great debt we owe Pennsylvania’s educators, it is no secret that pursuing a career in modern education is difficult and has plenty […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 19, 2019 – A 46-year-old man and a two-month-old infant died after sustaining fatal injuries in a multi-vehicle dump truck accident on Interstate 75 in Hillsborough County, Florida. Florida Highway Patrol said the dump truck struck eight other vehicles close to the I-4 exit of the interstate. The 75-year-old dump truck driver failed to stop for slow traffic and collided with two vehicles before rolling over. The overturned dump truck then continued to skid and crash into five other vehicles. A 46-year-old van driver, died at the scene. “Heavy trucks, such as dump trucks […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) November 15, 2019 – Listeners find inspiration each Sunday morning by joining lawyer Todd J. Leonard for his radio show. The show airs at 8 a.m. on WMTR 1250AM. The show spotlights community leaders making a difference in the lives of others. This Sunday Todd welcomes two Morris County Special Olympics basketball coaches. Special Olympics coaches volunteer their time to work with Special Olympic athletes, preparing them for competitions. Participants in this special program learn life-long lessons in sportsmanship and character. Lessons learned on the court, such as teamwork and self-discipline, help the athletes in […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 12, 2019 – Two certified nursing assistants were charged with felony elder abuse for allegedly slapping and mishandling a blind elderly patient at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center in Macclenny, Florida. The nursing assistants were arrested and booked into the Baker County Jail. According to an arrest report from the Baker County Sheriff’s Office, the nursing assistants were accused of abusing an 85-year-old woman while helping her get dressed for breakfast. The nursing home fired them after the incident. Surveillance video showed the nursing assistants forcefully push the patient onto a bed. The Sheriff’s […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 8, 2019 – The Jewish Bar Association of San Francisco selected attorney Michael Gilfix of Gilfix & La Poll Associates to receive the prestigious Ruth Bader Ginsburg Award for Excellence in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of Elder Law. The association presented the award to Gilfix at its 2019 Annual Gala on November 5, held in San Francisco at Sens Restaurant from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In selecting Mr. Gilfix as the award recipient, the organization described him as a leader, “a Bay Area lawyer who…pioneered the field of […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 7, 2019 – Florida has the worst bicyclist death rate in the United States. The state of Florida dominates U.S. rankings in motor vehicle accidents causing the deaths of bicyclists. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), Florida is almost 60 percent higher than the next closest state in the number of people dying in accidents between vehicles and bicycles. According to the NHTSA, from 2007 to 2016, Florida had 6.2 bicycling deaths per 100,000 people. The closest state to that number was Louisiana, with 3.9 deaths per 100,000 people in the […]


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Melville, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 23, 2019 – Freiberger Haber LLP is pleased to announce that co-founding partner, Jeffrey M. Haber, has been named by Super Lawyers magazine to be among the top lawyers in the New York metropolitan area for the eighth consecutive year. Mr. Haber was recognized for his work in business litigation. As part of his history of professional achievements, he was also recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2008-2010 and 2012-2019. Super Lawyers Magazine® is an affiliate of Thomson Reuters. It recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves by both a high degree of professional achievement […]


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Harrisburg, PA (Law Firm Newswire) October 15, 2019 – Hazen Law Group is participating in a free informational session and discussion at Cumberland Crossings in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on October 15, 2019. Marielle F. Hazen, Esq., will lead an information-packed session on Elder Law, Estate Planning and Nursing Home Planning for individuals with Alzheimer’s and their families and caregivers. Marielle Hazen is a nationally recognized Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) and the founder of Hazen Law Group. At Hazen Law Group, Attorney Marielle Hazen and her team dedicate their practice to helping aging Americans navigate the various elder law issues they […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) October 11, 2019 – The Todd J. Leonard Law Firm of Denville, New Jersey, obtained a $3,965,000 settlement in a Morris County car accident crash that left a woman with serious orthopedic injuries, as well as a traumatic brain injury. The firm’s client was driving northbound on Bernardsville Road in Mendham, when an oncoming vehicle hit her car head-on after crossing the road’s centerline. The accident occurred on March 28, 2017, during the course of her employment as a successful local realtor. Attorney Todd J. Leonard filed a lawsuit against the defendant, the driver of […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) September 30, 2019 – Elliotte Quinn of Steinberg Law Firm has been named as one of Charleston Business Magazine’s 2019 Best and Brightest Under 35. This honor is bestowed upon the most impressive young professionals who demonstrate career success as well as a willingness to serve their communities. “We are extremely proud to say that Elliotte is a member of the Steinberg Law Firm family,” said David Pearlman, partner at the Steinberg Law Firm. “He is an asset to our firm and to the Charleston community at large. He is truly deserving of this distinction.” […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) September 26, 2019 – San Francisco employment law firm McCormack & Erlich awarded its annual $1,000 scholarship to Renato Flores, a student at the University of San Francisco School of Law. Flores was selected as the 2019 scholarship recipient based on the strength of his personal statement, which conveyed his passion for being a positive force for change in championing workers’ rights and advocating on behalf of those who lack a voice in the workplace. “We are proud to be able to contribute toward the cost of Renato’s legal studies and help him move […]


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Louisville, KY (Law Firm Newswire) September 16, 2019 – Louisville car accident law firm Hessig & Pohl recently obtained a $2.6 million settlement on behalf of a client who sustained serious injuries after being struck by a commercial vehicle. The settlement will allow the client to move forward with his life after the horrific collision. Calling the personal injury lawyers at Hessig & Pohl soon after his crash allowed him to pursue compensation for his injuries before the statute of limitations expired. The statute of limitations for a motor vehicle accident in Kentucky is two years from the date of […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 9, 2019 – The recent Capital One data breach has raised concerns about a potential uptick in Social Security scams. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) noted a sharp rise in imposters pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) in 2019, surpassing the number of Internal Revenue Service scammers.   A hacker gained access to the personal information of around 100 million Capital One U.S. customers, including 80,000 bank account numbers. Six million individuals in Canada were also affected by the data breach. Capital One said in an online statement, “over 99 percent […]


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Mount Pleasant, SC (Law Firm Newswire) August 31, 2019 – Charleston Business Magazine recently honored Nathan Hughey of the Hughey Law Firm with its highest award of distinction for lawyers. The magazine named Hughey as one of the “Legal Elite of the Lowcountry,” reflecting his standing as one of the Palmetto State’s preeminent personal injury lawyers. The award is particularly meaningful for Hughey because his colleagues in the Lowcountry legal community selected him to receive the honor. It’s all the more meaningful because Hughey’s law partner in the Hughey Law Firm, Stuart Hudson, received the same recognition from his Charleston-area […]


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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 26, 2019 – The Wolper Law Firm, P.A. is expanding its investigation of brokerage firms and financial advisors who sold Steepener Notes, Adjustable Rate Market Notes, Spread Linked Notes and Structured Notes. In recent years, brokerage firms and financial advisors across the country have aggressively marketed and sold Steepener Notes, Adjustable Rate Market Notes, Spread Linked Notes and Structured Notes to retail customers as a safe means to achieve higher yields in a low interest rate environment. Steepener Notes, Adjustable Rate Market Notes and Spread Linked Notes are not traditional investments but rather […]


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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 19, 2019 – GPB Capital Holdings is at the center of a government investigation, facing claims the company is nothing more than an elaborate Ponzi scheme. In 2013, GPB Capital Holdings was formed, with a focus on returning high single-digit returns to investors through purchasing auto dealerships and waste management companies. GPB sold directly to investors but also enlisted the help of 60-some broker-dealers. GPB offered these broker-dealers lucrative commissions, up to nine percent of the total value of the investment. In its early years, GPB Capital Holdings was a hit, both with […]


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