Legal News | Law Firm Newswire - Part 3

Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) January 8, 2020 – In case you missed some episodes from the Todd Leonard Radio Show, they are available online. Click to listen to the show from December 22 on WMTR 1250 AM. Every Sunday at 8 a.m., the Todd Leonard Show features guests involved with helping their community. On December 22, Todd Leonard spoke with Captain Gary Lynch of the Mendham Borough Fire Department. It is a show packed full of fire safety tips and interesting facts and figures about the volunteer fire department, which was voted the No.1 Fire Department in Morris County […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) January 08, 2020 – The Steinberg Law Firm is once again excited to announce that submissions are open January 17, 2020 for our Community Fund Program. This program is very important to the Firm because staff members exclusively lead it, allowing them a chance to contribute to the 501(c)(3) charity organizations that are the most important to them. Funding decisions are made in the late summer or fall of each year and applications accepted from non-profits that are: · Recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) public charity · Within the local community · Not […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) January 3, 2020 – In case you missed the recent Todd J. Leonard podcast, click to listen to the show on WMTR 1250AM Each Sunday at 8 a.m., the Todd Leonard Show, which airs on WMTR 1250AM, focuses on the importance of giving back to the community. In this episode, Todd Leonard talked with Laura and Chris D’Amico, the founders of the “Kindness for Christopher” movement. On June 24, 2015, Chris D’Amico Jr., age 10, lost his life in a pontoon boating accident in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. His parents managed to turn this devastating […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) January 3, 2020 – Special Olympics New York recently became the target of a phishing scam. Hackers broke into the nonprofit organization’s email server and used it to send phishing emails to donors. Special Olympics NY notified affected donors about the security breach and requested they ignore the phishing email. The organization claimed the hack was limited to the “communications system” that contained contact details. Donors’ financial information remained confidential. The email notice did not disclose how the hackers initially compromised the communications system. “Phishing is a form of identity theft that is considered a […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) January 1, 2020 – The Steinberg Law Firm is excited to announce the 2020 Steinberg Law Firm Scholarship. Graduating high school seniors who are planning on attending a four-year institution of higher learning are encouraged to submit their entries. Five seniors will be chosen to receive the $1,000 scholarship. Submissions open on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The deadline to submit an entry is on Monday, April 6, 2020. Winners will be picked based on their essay entry, as well as their community involvement, special honors and awards, and school activities. This year, students are asked […]


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Northville, MI (Law Firm Newswire) December 30, 2019 – Officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that money owed to tens of thousands of student veterans would further be delayed and likely paid in the summer of 2020. The money is repayment of housing stipends that were less than what the veterans were entitled to under the GI Bill while they were attending college. During the initial implementation of aspects of the Forever GI Bill in the fall of 2018, nearly 400,000 student veteran housing allowance payments were incorrectly processed. Changes to the formula used to determine the size […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) December 30, 2019 – Ross Howard was installing a new power pole for Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric LLC and MP Technologies LLC, Harris County. He came into contact with an electrified line and was connected to that current for over 10 seconds. Howard was taken to the nearest medical facility to be treated for his burns. Doctors amputated both his arms below the elbows and his left leg below the knee. In an effort to save his life, doctors recommended amputations of the man’s genitals. At that point Howard’s family decided to take him off […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) December 27, 2019 – The U.S. immigration system has been faced with many new challenges. Under the current administration, discussion about legal versus illegal immigration has intensified. Moreover, the administration has been attempting to make significant changes to the immigration system The biggest point in the immigration debate are the rules placed on legal an illegal immigration. The current administration says a solution to the system’s woes is the implementation of legal immigration only. The administration has been involved in actions to limit illegal immigration. However, relying only on legal immigration has its problems. Currently, […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) December 19, 2019 – Those who missed Todd J. Leonard’s most recent podcast featuring Dr. Glen Goldstein can click to listen to the show on WMTR 1250AM here. Each Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m., the Todd Leonard Podcast, which airs on WMTR 1250AM, focuses on the importance of helping others and giving back to the community. The latest episode featured local Randolph dentist, Dr. Glen Goldstein who volunteers with the Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps. Dr. Goldstein is a member of Remote Area Medical (RAM) Volunteer Corps that offers dental and medical services to the […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 18, 2019 – A Salinas-based agricultural company, Empire Farm Labor, was ordered to pay $38,260 in back wages to 79 employees and $18,413 in civil penalties after a Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation found multiple violations under the H-2A temporary agricultural worker visa program and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). The incidents occurred between December 2018 and May 2019. According to the suit, Empire Farm Labor violated H-2A by rejecting a qualified American worker who had applied for work, failing to pay for transportation of […]


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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) December 13, 2019 – The Supreme Court of New Jersey ruled that an employer cannot require an employee to agree, as a condition of employment, that they will not sue the employer’s customer in connection with a work injury. Allied Barton Security Services (Allied Barton) hired a security guard. Allied Barton required the man to sign a Workers’ Comp Disclaimer (Disclaimer) waiving any right he might have to bring a claim against any customer of Allied Security related to injuries covered under the workers’ compensation statutes. Allied Barton assigned the security guard to Schering-Plough’s facility. […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) December 13, 2019 – For those who missed Todd J. Leonard’s most recent podcast featuring two great local businessmen, Ray Nisivoccia and his son, Randolph Councilman Lou Nisivoccia, who have a long and distinguished tradition of giving back to their community, including The 200 Club of Morris County, the Angel Flight, the Boy Scouts of America and the Salvation Army, click to listen to the show on WMTR 1250AM here. As the founding partner of Nisivoccia LLP, Raymond Nisivoccia specializes in the areas of tax, governmental accounting, financial planning and management advisory services for a […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) December 6, 2020 – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on October 7 signed a law that will automatically seal the criminal records of individuals convicted of minor offenses such as a traffic infraction or low-level marijuana possession. The legislation is scheduled to take effect in 90 days. The bill, A07584, will ensure that records will be sealed by default. They will be inaccessible to people, as well as private or public agencies unless a judge rules otherwise. The law covers petty offenses such as harassment, disorderly conduct and indecent exposure. However, loitering and operating a […]


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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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