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Weed, CA (Law Firm Newswire) September 16, 2022 – Reiner, Slaughter, Mainzer & Frankel files wrongful death lawsuit in Mill Fire case. Reiner, Slaughter, Mainzer & Frankel filed a lawsuit against Roseburg Forest Products Co., in San Francisco County Superior Court alleging it is responsible for the death of 65-year-old Weed resident, Lorenza Mondoc Glover. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Glover’s son, alleges his mother died while trying to escape from the Mill Fire. Glover was speaking to a neighbor on her cell phone, who had called to check on her wellbeing soon after the Mill Fire erupted. Glover […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) August 22, 2022 – In a recent accident in Houston, an intoxicated trucker, traveling at highway speeds, rear-ended a woman on I-10 in Houston. The victim was killed in the wreck. The estate of the deceased woman filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the trucker and his employer, alleging the driver was intoxicated, and therefore grossly negligent when he rear-ended the SUV. The driver was also arrested on intoxication manslaughter charges. In accidents such as this one, there are usually at least two, if not more, possible defendants. The typical defendants include the truck driver […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) July 29, 2022 – Two girls attacked by a dog on their walk to school recently received $120,000 in compensation for their injuries with the help of attorney Paul Greenberg. The award included $20,000 above the applicable insurance policy limits. Children suffer dog bites more often than older age groups, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Typically, children experience dog bites while participating in routine activities. Parents and caretakers must keep an eye on little children. However, accidents can still happen. About half of all children will be bitten by a dog at […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) July 1, 2022 – Sustaining a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is not only frightening but can be extremely serious. The severity of the trauma often dictates the long-term prognosis. However, no matter how much experience a doctor has, there is always an element of uncertainty in not only the diagnosis but the eventual recovery of the patient.    TBI is a serious public health issue, and each year in the U.S., close to 3 million people seek care for TBI, with many more never seeking care. Traumatic brain injury remains a leading cause of death […]


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Dallas, TX (Law Firm Newswire) June 30, 2022 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has lifted the requirement for international travelers to present a negative COVID-19 test result before flying to the United States from a foreign country. As of June 12, 2022, air passengers will no longer have to get tested for COVID-19 or show documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States. The CDC determined the testing requirement was no longer necessary given the availability of effective coronavirus vaccines and treatments. The agency will re-evaluate its decision in 90 days […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) June 20, 2022 – Jose Ceja, the managing attorney of Ceja Law Firm PLLC, gave a well-informed CLE presentation at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting last week in Houston. This was the first in-person meeting of members of the State Bar since 2019, after two years of virtual meetings. Many of the CLE sessions focused on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the legal profession, from hiring and retention to court accessibility and lawyer well-being. Mr. Ceja’s presentation, “Roadmap to a Criminal Case,” drew on his 15 years of experience practicing criminal […]


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Indianapolis, IN (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2022 – Last month, the Law Office of Mark Nicholson was thrilled to award another scholarship this year. They enjoy providing this scholarship opportunity every year as part of their commitment to public service. They love to hear from students about their past experiences that have helped shape them into the people they are today and will be in the future. Alexandria Reno is a Nicholson Scholar Winner Alexandria Reno of New Castle Chrysler High School received a college scholarship from the Law Office of Mark Nicholson. The Mark Nicholson Experience Scholarship is […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) June 9, 2022 – The Steinberg Law Firm awarded five students a $1,000 scholarship and added a sixth scholarship this year called The Courage Scholarship for a student whose essay was especially impactful to the scholarship committee. The law firm’s 2022 Scholarship Program is the 5th year in a row that the firm has offered the program to high school and college students to help with their tuition. This year, the program had over 35 applicants and the process of selecting the scholarship winners was challenging. “There were so many qualified and deserving applicants. We […]


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Andover, MA (Law Firm Newswire) June 06, 2022 – Massachusetts School of Law is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Program. The Andover-based school was chosen from a total of 580 applicants during a competitive review process. It will receive half the grant immediately and the balance likely next year. Massachusetts School of Law’s mission is to provide an academically rigorous affordable legal education emphasizing ethics, advocacy, leadership, and professional skills. MSLAW provides this accessible, affordable legal education to tomorrow’s leaders in law, business, and technology who […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 12, 2022 – Steinberg Law Firm’s injury lawyers have a rich history in South Carolina. The firm’s founder, Irving Steinberg, helped put workers’ compensation laws on the books in The Palmetto State. Today, the firm is highly respected for its incredible track record of getting results for clients that have suffered personal injuries, car accidents, truck accidents, work injuries, as well as consumers who are victims of construction defects. The firm’s reputation which is backed by over 600 5-star reviews on Google has made them a pillar in the communities they serve such […]


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Springdale, AR (Law Firm Newswire) May 10, 2022 – Jason M. Hatfield, P.A. takes pride in representing police officers injured on the job. In 2021 alone, Jason successfully tried four workers’ compensation cases advocating those police officers receive additional medical treatment that was being denied by the workers’ compensation insurance carrier. In each case, police officers were denied medical treatment that was being recommended by their treating physicians. As an advocate for frontline workers before the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission, Jason was able to successfully ensure that these injured police officers received all medical treatment needed to recover from their […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) April 27, 2022 – The new CLM Studio has opened in Custom Legal Marketing’s office in San Francisco. To accommodate the buildout, the company acquired a vacant space on the third floor of the Kearny Street building where CLM is headquartered. In 2021, Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech Company, raised funds and secured financing to expand the company’s offerings. The new studio took a little over 6 months to complete and is equipped with mounted and portable studio lighting, fixed and mobile audio capture equipment, and dual Ultra-HD cameras to capture multiple angles simultaneously. […]


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Alexandria, VA (Law Firm Newswire) April 21, 2022 – Attorneys for the Episcopal church are trying to prevent the taking of third-party depositions in a civil case involving allegations of perjury, spoliation of evidence, and abuse of process by Episcopal priest Robert H. Malm. Malm previously served as rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria Virginia. The case, filed in the Alexandria Virginia General District Court by pro se plaintiff and retired attorney Eric J. Bonetti, seeks damages from Malm for allegedly: • Filing multiple frivolous legal actions against Bonetti. • Committing perjury multiple times during previous litigation, including falsely […]


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Coral Gables, FL (Law Firm Newswire) April 08, 2022 – Perez Mayoral, PA announced today that it is working to help tenants in Miami-Dade County remain in their properties. With inflation at a 40-year high and rental rates skyrocketing due to an influx of new residents to the area during the Covid-19 pandemic, renters are being squeezed by landlords looking to cash in by raising their rent. In response, the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners recently enacted an ordinance designed to protect renters. The new law, which became effective March 25, 2022, requires landlords to give residential tenants at […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2022 – Last year, a bicyclist suffered critical injuries when a city dump truck struck and ran over her in a neighborhood on Chicago’s Northwest Side.   A 31-year-old woman was biking northwest on Milwaukee Avenue in Avondale. Both the bicycle and the truck turned right at the same time at the busy Belmont Avenue intersection. The truck hit and ran over the bicyclist, pinning her underneath the vehicle.   The truck continued dragging the woman several feet before stopping. The truck driver, 48, did not realize what had happened until witnesses began […]


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Indianapolis, IN (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2022 – Mark Nicholson, Attorney with the Law Office of Mark Nicholson is recognized and distinguished in the Top Attorneys of North America 2022-2023 edition by The Who’s Who Directories. “The Battery Man” The Law Office of Mark Nicholson has been representing clients in the Indianapolis, IN area and throughout Indiana since 2009. The firm handles legal matters in criminal law, family law, personal injury, civil rights, and other practice areas. Whether you were accused of a crime, somebody violated your civil rights, or a neighbor’s dog bit you; you’ll get the legal […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 22, 2022 – Last year, a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident that involved an SUV slamming into a house in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois.   The fatal pedestrian accident occurred when Carlos Maciel Pulido, 32, was walking on the 700 block of Equestrian Drive in Wheeling. Pulido died from the injuries he sustained in the crash. First responders found him pinned under the vehicle.   Police identified the SUV driver as Jose Fermin Zavala-Hernandez, 38. He was arrested in June after a police chase in northern Indiana. Authorities had been searching […]


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Dallas, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 21, 2016 – The Biden Administration has announced that Ukrainian nationals in the United States will be granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. The designation will last for 18 months. TPS will be granted to Ukrainian nationals who have lived continuously in the United States since March 1, 2022. Individuals who enter the country after that date will not be eligible for the designation. “It is heartwarming that the Administration acted quickly to help those Ukrainians lucky enough to be in the U.S. at the right time,” commented […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 15, 2022 – Last year, a 54-year-old man faced two charges after a fatal wrong-way car accident in Naperville, Illinois.   Frank P. Qualtier Jr. was charged with aggravated driving under the influence (DUI) and reckless homicide after a head-on collision. According to Naperville police, the crash occurred at the intersection of Lisson and Royce roads at around 7:30 p.m.   Qualtier was traveling west on Royce Road in a silver 2014 Dodge Ram pickup. The vehicle entered the road’s eastbound lanes close to the Lisson Road intersection and hit a black 2017 Ford […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 14, 2022 – The explosion at an ExxonMobil refinery near Houston recently points out how dangerous working in the oil industry can be. Four workers were seriously injured. One of the biggest risks working in the oil industry is explosions and fires. There are approximately 100 oil rig fires each year, or roughly one every three days. Deaths in oil rig accidents are underreported due to missing and inconsistent data, and loopholes allowing some deaths to go unreported. Of the 83 known offshore fatalities between 2005 and 2019, about 30 percent were classified as […]


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