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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) January 24, 2020 – Philadelphia personal injury law firm, MyPhillyLawyer, selected Asma Khursheed as this year’s recipient of its Accident Survivor Scholarship. Asma, will receive $2,500 toward her tuition at New York University Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn, New York. MyPhillyLawyer decided to award the scholarship to her after learning of her perseverence in the aftermath of a construction accident that occurred on September 20, 2017. “It is truly inspiring that Asma was able to find the inner strength to succeed and focus on helping others after surviving such a devastating and life-altering accident,” […]


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Louisville, KY (Law Firm Newswire) January 23, 2020 – Attorney Martin Pohl of Hessig & Pohl seeks $1 million in damages for New Year’s Eve stabbing at Louisville Kroger Store. Earlier this week, attorney Martin Pohl with the Kentucky personal injury law firm Hessig & Pohl, filed a claim against the Kroger grocery store chain seeking $1 million in damages on behalf of a customer who was stabbed in the store on New Year’s Eve. The man visited the grocery store to exchange coins that he received as a gag gift from a family member. As he arrived at the […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) January 20, 2019 – The Social Security Administrative (SSA) and SSA’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the launch of a dedicated online reporting form to report Social Security imposter scams. The agencies are to analyze the data collected for trends and common elements to help identify scammers. The goals are to disrupt the scammers, reduce this type of fraud and cut down on the number of people falling victim to the scams. Social Security scams soared over the past year, becoming the number one type of fraud reported to the Federal Trade Commission […]


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Minneapolis, MN (Law Firm Newswire) January 17, 2020 – Chris Tymchuck, already a well-respected estate planning attorney at SeilerSchindel, PLLC. in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, now has the added credential of being a certified elder care mediator. Having this additional certification is important to Ms. Tymchuck as well as to her grateful clients, since she is well-suited — in terms of her temperament, skill set, and commitment — to clarifying communications among family members. Ms. Tymchuck knows from her own personal experience, as well as from her legal advocacy, how significant it is to help family members come to a […]


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Orlando, FL (Law Firm Newswire) January 17, 2020 – Spire Law LLC (formerly Jet Dot Law PLLC) launched as Jet.Law in early 2019 as alumni of Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 batch. “Spire Law’s new name represents our focus on defending Florida businesses. The name changed, but the firm’s core values remain the same. “We provide exceptional client communication and data-driven legal expertise, enabled by technology,” said Spire Law founding attorney Jesse Unruh. The law firm helps Florida businesses in the areas of business and employment law. Spire Law focuses on subscription-based general counsel services and defending against Americans with Disabilities […]


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West Palm Beach, FL (Law Firm Newswire) January 16, 2020 – Herman Law, P.A. is pleased to announce that founding attorney Ron Herman has been appointed to Co-Chair the Criminal Law Seminar for the 2020 Bench Bar Conference. The Conference is the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s biggest event, bringing together almost every single judge from the area and hundreds of practitioners to discuss contemporary legal issues and trends. Under the steady leadership of the Conference Co-Chairs, Michael Pike and Selesia Smith-Gordon, this year’s event promises to be another huge success, focusing on the theme of “Serving with Purpose, Professionalism […]


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Minneapolis, MN (Law Firm Newswire) January 16, 2020 – Chris Tymchuck, already a well-established estate planning attorney in Minnesota, is now also licensed to practice law in Wisconsin. This is a boon to the residents of Wisconsin who are now able to benefit from her in-depth knowledge of estate planning law and her remarkable sense of empathy for her clients. She has assisted many individuals and families in navigating probate, guardianship, conservatorship, business succession, special needs planning, and asset protection in St. Louis Park, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, and Bloomington, Minnesota, and is now poised to do the same for clients throughout […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) January 15, 2019 – Many jobs require industrial safety gloves to keep workers’ hands safe from injury. However, not enough workers have the gloves or wear them. This trend increases the chances of workplace injuries. Worker hand injuries account for close to one million medical emergencies in the United States every year. Workers who do not wear safety gloves sustain 70 percent of those injuries. The other 30 percent of those injuries happen because workers were using damaged gloves or not the correct gloves for the task. Personal protective equipment (PPE), such as gloves or […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) January 14, 2019 – Non-compete clauses can be valid, but businesses should be careful in how these agreements are drafted.  Hiring and training a new employee is a major expense for many Texas businesses, especially for small and medium-sized businesses. When a business hires an employee, it is not uncommon for the company to ask the new hire to sign a non-compete agreement. A non-compete agreement is a type of contract in which an employee agrees that they will not seek employment with a competitor within a certain amount of time after their employment terminates. […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) January 13, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board) and Office of Information and Technology (OIT) plan to launch the availability of virtual hearings before the Board in 2020. The Board makes final decisions in appeals of cases involving veterans’ benefits and services. Veterans will be able to participate in Board hearings via their mobile phones or laptops using the VA Video Connect app from the comforts of their homes. Currently, veterans must go the Board hearings in Washington, D.C., or to a VA facility that has video […]


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Middletown, NY (Law Firm Newswire) January 9, 2020 – Sobo & Sobo is proud to welcome Frank J. LaBuda to the firm. He will have offices in Sobo & Sobo’s Monticello, NY and Bronx, NY offices. The former judge’s career spans four decades, with over twenty years as litigator and trial attorney in both civil and criminal cases, in federal and state courts. He served as Chief Assistant District Attorney of Sullivan County and was a Justice at the highest trial level court in the State of New York for 23 years. He has presided over thousands of litigation cases […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) January 9, 2020 – In case you missed the latest Todd Leonard podcast featuring Barbara McCloskey and Nancy Levy of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs, Denville-Rockaway Chapter, listen here. The New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC) is the biggest volunteer women’s service organization in New Jersey providing opportunities for leadership training, education and community service through participation in local clubs, such as the Denville-Rockaway Chapter, and enabling members to make a difference in the lives of others, one project at a time. The NJSFWC has been in service for 125 […]


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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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Blue Bell, PA (Law Firm Newswire) January 6, 2019 – Pennsylvania attorney Jon Ostroff is investigating the January 5, 2020 crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike that involved a bus, two tractor-trailers, and a passenger car. The multi-vehicle collision killed five people and injured more than 60. Ostroff, who has served as lead counsel on numerous bus and truck crash cases, indicates that fatigue likely had a role in yesterday’s crash. “Having reviewed the preliminary information about the incident,” Ostroff said, “I believe that the now deceased bus driver may have been too tired to be behind the wheel, which led […]


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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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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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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 31, 2019 – Four former workers at a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, were charged in connection with the heat-related deaths of nine elderly residents after a hurricane caused a power outage at the facility. Although a total of 12 people died, state prosecutors found there was not enough evidence to prove criminal charges beyond a reasonable doubt for three of the residents’ deaths. Elderly patients at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills started dying amid extreme heat three days after Hurricane Irma knocked out power to the facility’s air conditioning system in September […]


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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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