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La Jolla, CA (Law Firm Newswire) April 1, 2019 – Thermal Pipe Shields, an innovator in the pipe insulation industry, recently filed an antitrust lawsuit against the dominant supplier, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK) company Johns Manville Corporation. Before Thermal Pipe Shields entered the market, Johns Manville had the market to itself. In independent tests, Thermal Pipe Shields’ product met or exceeded the industry standard and outperformed Johns Manville’s product in several ways and at a lower cost. But Thermal Pipe Shields was forced to file an antitrust lawsuit because Johns Manville, which controls 98% of the market, resorted to disparagement […]


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St. Louis, MO (Law Firm Newswire) March 30, 2019 – Car Accidents are already complex lawsuits. Determining fault, the amount of the medical expenses that relate to the accident, and the amounts of recovery that can be obtained from the insurance policy versus the number of medical expenses that have to be covered add additional layers. But what happens when you add in poorly tied down playground equipment, a median wall, and two additional vehicles? A case like this might seem impossibly complex, but Gary Burger of Burger Law was able to use what has been labeled “creative lawyering” to […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2019 – As a premier personal injury practice serving clients in California, J&Y Law routinely collaborates with a network of credentialed law firms to maximize our clients’ recovery. Most recently, we co-counseled with Panish Shea & Boyle LLP (PSB) on a case in which our client was awarded $1,957,500 after sustaining injuries in a distracted driving accident in San Diego. The Backdrop In November 2014, our client was driving his white 1999 Dodge Ram pick-up truck, headed southbound on 30th Street in San Diego. While traveling through a green traffic signal at […]


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Northville, MI (Law Firm Newswire) March 27, 2019 – A new law signed by President Trump earlier this year will help veteran entrepreneurs start and build their businesses. The Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act adds veterans to the list of people eligible to receive federal surplus personal property, such as office furnishings, scientific equipment and heavy machinery. Other beneficiaries of this unclaimed surplus property are female and minority business owners, as well as Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs) like the American Legion and VFW. The legislation was introduced by Senators Tammy Duckworth, D-IL, John Kennedy, R-LA, and Dick Durbin, D-IL. It […]


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Harrisburg, PA (Law Firm Newswire) March 26, 2019 – Hazen Law Group will host a free informational session at the Cumberland Crossings Alzheimer’s Support Group on September 17, 2019. Marielle F. Hazen, Esq., will lead an advice-packed discussion on Elder Law & Estate Planning for Alzheimer’s patients, their families, and anyone wishing to know more about elder law, asset protection and effective estate planning. Marielle is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) and founder of Hazen Law Group, a firm dedicated to the practice of elder and special needs planning law, estate planning, tax planning and estate administration. The support […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) March 21, 2019 – All things considered, Randy Willoughby has a good life. Every day he spends time with his wife, Kayliegh, and their beautiful two-year-old daughter. When he’s not playing with his daughter, Randy can be found feeding his horses, playing video games, or enjoying his passion for cooking. But through it all, Mr. Willoughby suffers from a severe traumatic brain injury caused by a 2012 car wreck. On November 2, 2012, Mr. Willoughby, 20 at the time, and his girlfriend, Kayliegh Lewis, were on their way to dinner when an elderly driver ran […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 21, 2019 – The government shutdown affected many areas of government, including the shuttering of immigration courts. Roughly 400 immigration judges were furloughed. The 35-day shutdown threw the status of thousands of immigrants into limbo because the courts had yet to decide whether they can stay in the country or be deported. As a result of the judges being furloughed, there are over 80,000 cases to be rescheduled to attempt to alleviate the backlog, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. Furloughed immigration judges are only able to hear cases for […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) March 20, 2019 – Petrelli Previtera Schimmel, LLC is proud to announce that William Kirby has joined the firm as its newest attorney. Mr. Kirby concentrates his practice at Petrelli Previtera Schimmel in all matters of family law, including divorce, separation, child custody, support disputes, property division, and many others. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania. William is a member of the Family Law Sections within the American and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. He is also a […]


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Northville, MI (Law Firm Newswire) March 20, 2019 – A federal judge in Houston, Texas recently ruled that excluding women from being required to register for the draft is unconstitutional. As the ban on females in combat was lifted in 2015 there is now no legal reason for them to not register as men do. The challenge to the existing draft laws came from the National Coalition for Men, a men’s rights group. They claimed that the gender ban violated the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause. The judge in the case, Judge Gray H. Miller of Federal District Court in […]


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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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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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