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Harrisburg, PA (Law Firm Newswire) March 19, 2019 – Hazen Law Group will host a free informational session and discussion at Walden Way 55+ Community in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania on April 3, 2019. Marielle F. Hazen, Esq., will lead an information-packed session on Elder Law & Estate Planning for senior citizens, their loved ones, and anyone who wants to learn about proper estate planning, asset protection and elder law. Marielle Hazen is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA). She is also the founder of Hazen Law Group, a firm dedicated to the practice of elder law, estate planning and administration, […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) March 18, 2019 – Steinberg Law Firm’s attorney, Malcolm Crosland, was the recipient of the 2019 South Carolina Leadership in Law Award. The Leadership in Law Award is presented to attorneys who have realized success in their law practice, and made lasting contributions to society and the legal profession. Candidates for the award are nominated by their peers and selected by an independent panel of legal professionals. Crosland, a Charleston native, joined the Stenberg Law Firm three decades ago. In his career, Crosland has represented working people and protected injured people and their families. The […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) March 18, 2019 – Steinberg Law Firm is pleased to announce that attorneys Catie Meehan and David Pearlman recently settled a complicated workers’ compensation case for $3.85 million. The case involved a man who had allegedly used marijuana before an accident that left him severely injured. Lead attorney Meehan says that her client was operating a truck owned by his employer sometime in the early morning hours when he was involved in a single truck accident. Emergency services had difficulty extricating the man from his truck after the accident; it took nearly three hours to […]


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Andover, MA (Law Firm Newswire) March 13, 2019 – The 13th Annual “Animal Rights Day,” at the Massachusetts School of Law will feature a lineup of exciting and educational attractions for animal lovers of all ages. This year’s event is being held Saturday, April 20, 2019, on the MSLAW campus in Andover. Dean Michael Coyne will present his opening remarks at 8:50 am, with presentations beginning at 9 am. Once again, the school promises some of the most engaging animal-related activities, presentations and demonstrations in the region. Admission is free. “This is our 13th year running this event, and it […]


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Nashville, TN (Law Firm Newswire) March 13, 2019 – A lawsuit recently filed by Cummings Law on behalf of the family of Chesta Shoemaker claims that the dedicated nurse and devoted mother died a wrongful death at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Chesta Shoemaker entered the hospital with a kidney infection in the spring of 2017. Her son, Brett Keefer, reports that her condition was noticeably improving until a resident mistakenly punctured her carotid artery while attempting to insert a central line into a vein. This mistake cut off circulation to Ms. Shoemaker’s brain. This serious mistake went unrecognized […]


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Irvine, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 12, 2019 – Enterprise Counsel Group, A Law Corporation (ECG), a leading business trial, appellate and corporate law firm, has now secured a $103 million + judgment for McWhinney, a Denver-based comprehensive real estate development, investment and management firm with five major properties in Southern California including The Hyatt House/Irvine, The Great Wolf Resort Southern California, and Hilton Garden Inn of Anaheim. McWhinney sued Memphis-based Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers-Centerra, LLC for failing to properly manage and refinance an upscale outdoor shopping center in Loveland, Colorado. In a 79-page decision, the Colorado District Court […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) March 11, 2019 – The legal site Working Now and Then recently announced a scholarship to support law students. The Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship will award $1,000 to a current or admitted law student considering a career in plaintiffs’ employment law. Named for Charles E. Joseph, founder of Working Now and Then, the annual scholarship will strengthen the field of employment law by supporting law students. Employment lawyers serve a vital function by protecting the rights of workers. As Charles Joseph explains, “Most violations of workers rights go unremedied. Especially outside of […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 11, 2019 – A Texas shipping supervisor was awarded over $1 million after a 3-year legal tussle. The accident that caused this worker to ultimately sue a trucking company happened in 2016 while the man was working as a shipping supervisor at CFW in Gainsville, Texas. A truck owned by KLD and driven by a KLD trucker, arrived at CFW to pick up a load to be delivered. The driver noticed something was wrong with the cargo door of the 20-foot box truck. He asked the shipping supervisor to assess what was wrong with […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) March 8, 2019 – A jury found a trauma surgeon in Shreveport, Louisiana, guilty of stealing Social Security disability benefits totaling over $200,000. He was convicted on a single count of concealing or failing to disclose an event affecting right to a government benefit and 20 counts of theft of government property. The federal jury delivered the guilty verdict in U.S. District Court in Shreveport after about 10 hours of deliberations. Dr. John Owings, 58, was trauma chief at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center. He received disability payments for nine years while simultaneously […]


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Dallas, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 7, 2019 – On January 31, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule in the Federal Register announcing important changes to the annual H-1B cap selection process. Starting April 1, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will conduct the advanced degree exemption and regular cap H-1B visa lotteries in reverse order. The new DHS rule also establishes an electronic pre-registration requirement for employers planning to file cap-subject H-1B petitions. “Conceptually, having a lottery to allocate available H-1B visa numbers before requiring petition submission makes sense and could […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 6, 2019 – On January 25, 2019, the Texas Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Glassdoor, Inc. v. Andra Group, LP where the issue was what evidentiary standard is required for the unmasking of negative and possibly defamatory reviews about businesses in online forums and social media. Glassdoor is a company that operates a jobs and recruiting website where people can post reviews of their current or former employers. The posts can be done anonymously and Glassdoor has no role in drafting or editing the posts. Andra Group, LLP. is a […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 5, 2019 – The Begley Law Group (BLG) is proud to announce its new attorney, Lea Emily Thierman. Ms. Thierman concentrates her practice at Begley Law Group in Estate Administration. She is licensed to practice law in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Lea is a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and American Bar Associations, Young Lawyers Division, and works closely with clients on re-titling assets, settling the estate, as well as preparation of accounting and filing estate tax returns. “Lea is a great asset to our team, she is very skilled in […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) March 5, 2019 – A New York high school teacher was suspended indefinitely for showing his students a video about due process related to sexual assault and rape on college campuses. The Bedford Central School District extended his original month-long suspension in connection to seven new charges. Mike Poplardo taught economics at Fox Lane High School in Bedford for 30 years. He was suspended without pay after showing his senior classes a 41-minute Fox News documentary titled “The Truth About Sex and College.” The school district described the video as containing “inappropriate sexual content” and […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 4, 2019 – Concussions are common when playing contact sports and even most of the fans understand there is some risk to the players involved. Broken bones are one-thing, serious head injuries are another. Head injuries involved in contact sports have players, coaches and parents concerned. Head injuries kill. And if by chance they do not kill right away, they can do extensive and serious brain damage that ultimately may take a player’s life due to disease or by their own hand. Between 2017 and 2018, at least 291 concussions were sustained in the […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) March 1, 2019 – A federal appeals court decided on January 29 that Vietnam War veterans who developed health problems due to Agent Orange exposure while serving on offshore ships were entitled to disability benefits. The ruling means more than 50,000 veterans nationwide may now be able to receive several thousand dollars in disability payments each month. A 9-2 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed past court rulings backing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA has for years denied the disability claims of “blue water” Navy veterans […]


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Waxahachie, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 28, 2019 – The Hale Law Firm is pleased to announce that its founder, Attorney John D. Hale, has been named to Super Lawyers 2019. Hale started The Hale Law Firm, in his hometown of Waxahachie, Texas in 2006. There he practices elder law, business law, and wills and trusts. He is a member of the Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and serves on the Litigation Committee. Super Lawyers is a rating service of exceptional attorneys across more than 70 practice areas. To be selected for this prestigious […]


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Irvine, CA (Law Firm Newswire) February 27, 2019 – Enterprise Counsel Group, ALC (ECG), a leading business trial, appellate and corporate law firm, announces a major decision in the Delaware Court of Chancery in a case brought by Applied Energetics, Inc., an Arizona-based energy technology company, against its former Principal Executive Officer, George Farley. In a 40-page decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued an order preliminarily enjoining the transfer, sale or otherwise disposal of 25 million shares of Applied Energetics stock, issued to that company’s former sole Director and Principal Executive Officer, George Farley. In so doing, the Court […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 26, 2019 – The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal in an employment discrimination Title VII case. In a rare move, the Court is accepting the case to address a procedural issue with filing Title VII cases. Title VII is the Federal law that prohibits employment discrimination based upon someone’s sex, race, religion, color and national origin. The case is Fort Bend County v. Davis. In the case, Lois Davis alleged she was wrongfully fired because she reported that her supervisor engaged in sexual harassment and sexually assaulted her. She […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) February 20, 2019 – The Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) Board of Directors and staff welcomed their new Executive Director, Elizabeth Evans, to the organization on January 14, 2019. Elizabeth is a seasoned and savvy nonprofit executive and an experienced lawyer. Elizabeth served in the Enforcement Division of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for eight years, was a staff attorney in the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and worked as a policy analyst in Washington, D.C., before attending law school. ILAO is an award-winning nonprofit that uses technology to […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 20, 2019 – This wrongful death lawsuit involves the family of a 19-year-old young man who fatally shot himself in 2017 in the backseat of an Austin, Texas police cruiser. The family wants to make sure something like this never happens again. The young man had been previously charged with several other crimes, including drug possession and burglary. Those who knew the deceased indicated he struggled with mental health issues and had a history of substance abuse. The federal wrongful death lawsuit alleges that the police in Austin have a “pattern, practice, and custom […]


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