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Friday, December 06, 2013
VLP Corporate Practice Continues to Grow on East Coast with Addition of Timothy R. Bowers
Tue, 01 Oct 2013, 15:59:36 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its East Coast corporate practice with the addition of Timothy R. Bowers, who joins as partner based in Boston.
San Diego Attorney Releases a New Website Section 'How to Incorporate Your Business'
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 06:00:08 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition of this helpful section, 'How to Incorporate Your Business' to his information portal. Inspired by the many difficulties companies face today after using do-it-yourself-kits, or online incorporation services, Mr. Prowse once again has provided an easy to understand roadmap to the process of incorporating a business.
VLP Law Group LLP Receives Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity
Tue, 10 Sep 2013, 17:06:39 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group is pleased to announce that it has received an Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity from the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition. VLP was honored at the September 9, 2013 awards ceremony in San Francisco for promoting a mother-friendly workplace.
Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum announces 3 Events to Inform and Educate about Cannabis and Developing Mass. Marijuana Industry
Wed, 21 Aug 2013, 13:57:55 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three informational events across the state with the cannabis industry's best and brightest will be hosted by the Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum (MCKF) in association with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis on Sept. 28-29 in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth.
VLP Expands with Intellectual Property Partner Dianne Reed
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 19:33:02 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP announced today that Dianne Reed has joined the firm's Intellectual Property Group. Ms. Reed has nearly 30 years of experience in private practice and has worked extensively in virtually all aspects of patent practice for many different types of clients, including start-ups, established companies, investors, nonprofit organizations, and universities.
Prominent Attorney Kent Says Worst Miscarriage of Justice Seen in 25 Years
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 08:00:03 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Johnny Davis, federal inmate, is currently serving a life sentence for what a number of attorneys and Davis's former attorney believe to be an unjust conviction after a federal drug sweep. Davis has been in prison for 11 years and was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life in prison. After reviewing case documents, William Mallory Kent, P.A., and several other attorneys strongly agree.
Opa-Locka Florida Police Officer Sued for Multiple Fatalities from High Speed Chase
Fri, 02 Aug 2013, 16:31:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Opa-Locka Florida police chase that resulted in a head-on collision with multiple fatalities on Interstate-95 this past April has prompted the filings of two alleged wrongful death lawsuits by the families' attorney Edward R. Blumberg.
UK marriage visa process: High Court judgment on income threshold for partners and spouses affecting settlement applications made after 5 July 2013
Tue, 23 Jul 2013, 09:00:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LONDON, U.K., July 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- UKmarriageVisa, a full service immigration consultancy specializing in UK fiancee, unmarried partner and spouse visas, today announced that the latest High Court judgment on the UK Border Agency (UKBA) financial requirement for partners and spouses of British citizens and legal permanent residents is affecting UK settlement visa applications made after 5 July 2013.
UK Marriage Visa Process: New Income Threshold Requirement Causes Extreme Hardship to British Citizens and Their Families
Thu, 11 Jul 2013, 12:57:06 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LONDON, U.K., July 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- UKmarriageVisa, a full service immigration consultancy specializing in U.K. family immigration with an emphasis on U.K. fiancee, partner and spousal visas, today announced that the new financial requirements introduced by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) are creating misery for thousands of couples seeking to reunite in the U.K.
VLP's Corporate and Emerging Growth Practices Strengthen with Addition of Conrad Everhard
Mon, 08 Jul 2013, 17:33:05 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., July 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its East Coast corporate practice with the addition of Conrad Everhard, who joins as a partner in New York. Mr. Everhard is a senior corporate and transactional attorney with over twenty years of private practice experience and three years as General Counsel.
VLP Expands Technology Transaction Practice with Addition of Darius Kharabi
Mon, 08 Jul 2013, 16:24:51 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group is pleased to announce that Darius Kharabi has joined the firm as Partner in the Technology Transactions practice. Darius will be based in Los Angeles.
Crime Expert and Author Ron Chepesiuk Exposes Criminal Legend Frank Matthews in New Book Release
Tue, 04 Jun 2013, 16:26:44 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning crime author Ron Chepesiuk goes into depth to investigate the unsolved disappearance of the legendary drug kingpin Frank Matthews with his new book, "Black Caesar: The Rise and Disappearance of Frank Matthews, Kingpin" (ISBN: 978-0-9852440-1-9 / 10-digit ISBN 0-9852440-1-1) from Strategic Media Books.
VLP Expands its Commercial Lending Practice with Addition of Patrick Lawler and Jacob Dy-Johnson
Tue, 04 Jun 2013, 14:22:31 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce that Patrick Lawler and Jacob Dy-Johnson have joined the firm's Commercial Lending Practice. Mr. Lawler joins VLP as a partner from the Corporate Finance group of the Los Angeles office of O'Melveny and Myers. Mr. Dy-Johnson joins VLP as counsel (he was previously in the Palo Alto office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati).
Texas Based Farris Law Group, PLLC Brings on Varsity Team to Focus on Company Growth and Expansion
Thu, 09 May 2013, 18:31:57 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
DALLAS, Texas, May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texas law firm, Farris Law Group, PLLC, has brought on three new team members to focus on the growth and expansion that the company is experiencing, especially in the mortgage document preparation department.
NJWeedman Launches his Jury Nullification Tour, May 8, in Washington State During Protest March to Support the 'Bellingham Cannabis 3'
Mon, 06 May 2013, 07:56:50 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BELLINGHAM, Wash., May 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Martin Nickerson opened Northern Cross Collective Gardens (NCCG), a medical marijuana collective garden, he had the health and well being of his patients in mind. Operating under the jurisdiction of State Law Rcw 69.51a, his Bellingham, Wash. location is supported by over 1300 patients, many of whom are disease suffering and seek the protection of the state's newly implemented medical marijuana legalization laws to use cannabis as a natural source of medicine.
EPIC and Preferred Operator Group Partner to Fight Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud
Wed, 24 Apr 2013, 13:24:25 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN RAMON, Calif., April 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced another success in their 'Fraud Doesn't Work Here' campaign in partnership with the California McDonald's Preferred Operator Group (POG).
VLP's Corporate Practice Continues to Grow with Addition of Marcus Wilkinson
Tue, 16 Apr 2013, 16:23:25 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its corporate practice with the addition of Marcus Wilkinson, who joins as a partner based in Connecticut. Marcus Wilkinson handles angel investments, venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate matters.
UK Spouse Visa Process: UK Border Agency (UKBA) Changes Affecting Settlement Applications
Mon, 15 Apr 2013, 13:22:27 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MarriageVisaHelp, a global visa consultancy specializing in family immigration, today announced that two important changes have recently been made by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) which will affect those applying for a UK spouse visa, UK fiancee visa, UK unmarried (de facto) partner visa and other family visas under the settlement category.
VLP Expands Technology Transactions Practice with Addition of Data Privacy Expert Michael Whitener
Tue, 02 Apr 2013, 15:54:54 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Whitener, who joins as a partner based in Washington, D.C. Mr. Whitener brings to VLP considerable experience in technology transactions and data privacy issues.
Citizen Tax Reformer Alleges Income Tax Scandal: Denounces Legal Fiction Used to Deprive Workers Deduction of Living Expenses
Mon, 01 Apr 2013, 05:55:30 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
PHOENIX, Ariz., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A world traveler, a U.S. citizen and Viet Nam veteran, citizen tax reform advocate, John C. Garrison, loves his country. Being a law-abiding citizen, Garrison files peacefully every year his federal income tax return and wants to pay his fair share of government support. Where Garrison sees that reform of income tax law is needed, he does not believe it should come through disrespect for existing law but through responsible legal and/or political action.
VLP Strengthens Trademark Practice with Addition of Scott Austin
Mon, 18 Mar 2013, 15:58:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce that trademark attorney Scott R. Austin, Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Intellectual Property Law, has joined the firm from Gordon and Rees LLP.
I.C.A.S.A. and 21 Sexual Assault Organizations Stand by Rape Survivor who was Charged
Wed, 06 Mar 2013, 16:57:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CARBONDALE, Ill., March 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale, says The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault 32 member board of lawmakers and professionals and 21 sexual assault organizations have hand delivered a letter to Jackson County, Ill. (home of S.I.U. University) District Attorney Mike Carr asking him to drop all charges made by his office against Melisa Vistain, who was arrested after reporting her sexual assault in March of 2012.
The Women's Center Supports Sexual Assault Survivor Charged for False Reporting
Wed, 06 Mar 2013, 13:23:32 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CARBONDALE, Ill., March 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jury selection for the criminal trial of Melisa Vistain, of Jackson County, Illinois, is set to begin March 12, 2013. Vistain faces felony charges for falsely reporting sexual assault. She insists on her innocence of these charges. Rape Crisis Services of The Women's Center stands in support of Vistain.
Reporting Sexual Assault to the Police in Jackson County IL (S.I.U. University) May Get You Arrested on Felony Charges
Tue, 26 Feb 2013, 20:13:15 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CARBONDALE, Ill., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale today launched an awareness campaign that explains that the Jackson County District Attorney, Mike Carr, has currently allegedly charged at least three people for reporting their sexual assault. The website and organization was formed by Larry Brunken a longtime resident of Jackson County because of what he says has destroyed his wife's life.
New Autobiography Gives Insight into Maharishi Murder
Tue, 19 Feb 2013, 14:47:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is a story that could only be written by one person. A compelling autobiography that not only pushes the boundaries of sanity, it takes readers on a frightening voyage to meet it face-to-face. 'Murder and Misunderstanding; One Man's Escape from Insanity' (ISBN-13: 978-1479256969) is the story of Shuvender Sem, who on March 1, 2004 became known as 'The Maharishi Murderer.'
U.K. Marriage Visa Process: UKBA Immigration Backlog Causes Significant Delays
Mon, 18 Feb 2013, 17:48:10 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marriage Visa Help, a global immigration consultancy specializing exclusively in family immigration with an emphasis on fiancee, partner and marriage visas, today announced that postal U.K. marriage visa applications made inside the U.K. can take up to 8 - 10 months to be processed by the UK Border Agency.
Patent Pending Moulding and Trim Quick Release System Solves Age-Old Dilemma
Mon, 18 Feb 2013, 16:13:13 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
FLAT ROCK, Mich., Feb. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inventors Tom and Martin Bottorff announced this week that they have filed a patent for a product called the TMB Moulding/Trim Quick Release System (patent application number: 13459229; patent publication number: US20120272610A1).
Weitz and Luxenberg - $3.8 Million Awarded to Boiler Repairman Exposed to Deadly Asbestos Boiler Parts
Fri, 01 Feb 2013, 06:56:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mass tort and personal injury litigation firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. today announced a successful verdict in the case of McCormick v. Cleaver Brooks et. al. (CV 04 2405, E.D. N.Y.), a suit filed on behalf of a client who died from asbestos-related cancer linked to the products of the defendant corporation, Cleaver Brooks.
Atlanta-Based Law Firm to Combine Zealous, Efficient, Dedicated Legal Representation with Down-to-Earth Approach in New Douglasville-Area Office
Fri, 11 Jan 2013, 15:57:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Boddie Law Firm, LLC, an Atlanta, Ga.-based criminal defense, personal injury and family law practice, has opened its newest office in the Douglasville, Ga. area at 8333 E. Office Park Dr., a short distance from the Douglasville County Courthouse. The new office will serve clients in Douglas County, West Cobb, Carrolton, Chapel Hill, Villa Rica and the other areas surrounding its location.
VLP Expands Real Estate Practice with Addition of Tarun Chandran
Mon, 03 Dec 2012, 15:16:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its real estate practice with the addition of Tarun Chandran, who joins as a partner based in Chicago. Mr. Chandran brings considerable experience in commercial real estate and real estate finance transactions to VLP.
U.S. Supreme Court petitioned to hear Leader v. Facebook appeal
Fri, 30 Nov 2012, 16:40:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Nov. 16, 2012 Leader Technologies filed a 'Petition for Writ of Certiorari' with the U.S. Supreme Court in their patent infringement battle with Facebook. Such writs ask the court to review the decisions of lower courts for legal error.
Inmates Are Now Able to Apologize to Their Victims Online at The Apology Project
Mon, 12 Nov 2012, 08:56:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn., Nov. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joe Baker, a Tennessee inmate, has been incarcerated for 24+ years. With the help of his family, Joe has developed a website where offenders can apologize to their victims online in a non-intrusive way. In his quest to make amends for his crime, Joe created the website The Apology Project (theapologyproject.com) and continues to give back for his wrongdoing and encourages other inmates to do the same.
PCM CEO Donny Disbro Offers Best Practices on Mediation for Community Associations at CAI Legal Conference
Mon, 22 Oct 2012, 17:59:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) chief executive officer Donny Disbro addressed community association professionals on Friday on the benefits and pitfalls of mediation as an alternative to costly litigation.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are Arguing in Election Debates, Hire an Attorney to Argue for You with a Special Discount
Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 13:49:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From the 2012 Election Day to the date of swearing into the Oval Office, Essex, Hudson and Passaic county residents can take advantage of a special discount on a lawyer fee. The Law Office of Edwin W. Concepcion is offering to these residents a Municipal Court first appearance fee of only $350.
U.K. Government Recent Changes to Immigration Policy Affecting Family Applications
Mon, 08 Oct 2012, 13:28:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marriagevisahelp.com, a global immigration consultancy specialising exclusively in family immigration, today announced that recent changes to U.K. immigration rules affect fiancee, partner and marriage visa applications made under the settlement category after 9th July 2012.
Bank of America Violating Multi-State Settlement, Homeowner Alleges
Mon, 24 Sep 2012, 12:46:58 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jay Fenello, a homeowner currently suing Bank of America to prevent an illegal foreclosure of his home, today announced that he has reported the bank to state and Federal regulators for allegedly continuing to violate the terms of the Multi-State settlement.
San Diego Attorney Stan Prowse Releases RSS Syndicated Feed of Informational Articles
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 05:58:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has added to his informational web site an RSS Feed feature for each practice area and his regularly published blog. The included RSS Feeds are intended to make available all of the legal informational articles written by Stan Prowse to news and information networks open to the public.
Statement of Marie Pierre Mezidor concerning the death of her husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 16:29:21 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Mrs. Mezidor's attorney, Edward R. Blumberg, Esq., Marie Pierre Mezidor, on behalf of herself, her son, her daughter and the entire Mezidor family, thanks the people of Miami-Dade County for their thoughts and prayers. It has been a difficult 19 days waiting for the authorities to find the body of her beloved husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor.
RMN Global Search Ranked #14 on the LawCrossing.com '2013 Most Influential Legal Recruiters List'
Wed, 29 Aug 2012, 12:53:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RMN Global Search was recently named #14 out of 6,000 recruiters reviewed on the LawCrossing.com '2013 Most Influential Legal Recruiters List.' Moreover, RMN Global Search was the only firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia to make the top 15 on the list, making it the #1 most influential legal recruiting company in Atlanta. The 2 1/2 year old company is one of the youngest firms on that list, too.
Quandis Adds to its Military Search Offering with Release of SCRA Plug-In Tool
Tue, 31 Jul 2012, 04:58:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced today that it released a plug-in tool that allows default servicing law firms to adhere to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). The plug-in was designed specifically for law firms that do not have the necessary IT resources to configure Quandis' military search platform to interface with their internal legal applications.
Incident Triggers Investigation as to Whether Patient Information May Have Been Improperly Accessed
Fri, 20 Jul 2012, 17:29:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., July 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Surgeons of Lake County, LLC ('Surgeons') announced today that an unauthorized user had gained access to - and encrypted - their server in an attempt to force payment from Surgeons in exchange for the password needed to regain access to the server.
Sacramento Area Attorney Earns Bar Certification
Wed, 11 Jul 2012, 15:53:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., July 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization has just certified local attorney Myrlys Stockdale as a legal specialist in family law. Ms. Stockdale, 47, is the managing attorney of the marriage and family law firm Stockdale Law Firm, Inc., located in El Dorado Hills and serving clients for the past nearly 10 years.
Appellate Court Reverses Securities Fraud Claim and Permanent Bar Against Former FINRA Board Member Richard Goble
Wed, 30 May 2012, 14:09:19 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a District Court's Judgment which found that former FINRA board member Richard Goble, founder and owner of North American Clearing, Inc. (NACI) engaged in securities fraud, announced his counsel Eric Lee of Lee and Amtzis, P.L. The Appellate Court also reversed the injunction and permanent bar issued by the District Court against Goble.
Leader v. Facebook to the U.S. Supreme Court?
Tue, 08 May 2012, 15:40:32 EST Edited by Debra Tone
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today a Federal court denied the appeal of Leader Technologies in the Leader v. Facebook patent infringement case. 'This is suspiciously convenient timing for Facebook, coming hours after the Facebook roadshow commenced in New York,' said CEO Mike McKibben, referring to Facebook's IPO kickoff yesterday.
VLP Adds Top High Tech Corporate Partner in New York and Expands Its East Coast Practice Expertise
Thu, 03 May 2012, 12:12:09 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., May 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its corporate practice with the addition of Martin H. Levenglick as a partner. He brings over thirty years of experience as a corporate and transactional lawyer specializing in venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance, corporate governance, and general corporate counseling.
SecuGen and Suprema Reach Settlement and Dismiss Lawsuits Against Each Other
Fri, 13 Apr 2012, 12:35:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation and Suprema Inc. announced today that the two companies reached an agreement to settle lawsuits filed against each other in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division. SecuGen and Suprema resolved those disputes on confidential terms and have dismissed the pending lawsuits against each other.
SecuGen Issues Clarifying Statement Concerning Patent Infringement Lawsuit
Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 18:32:40 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation, a worldwide leader in the area of fingerprint sensor technology, which is located in Silicon Valley, issued a statement today clarifying a prior press release entitled: 'SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit.'
San Diego North County Attorney Expands Informational Web Site
Mon, 26 Mar 2012, 06:59:42 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CARLSBAD, Calif., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition to his full feature web site of numerous new articles, continuing his efforts to demystify the law and the legal process for those with little or no knowledge of either. The new articles, like those previously posted, are written in plain English instead of legalese, and avoid arcane terminology.
VLP Expands Real Estate Practice with Addition of San Francisco Partners
Thu, 01 Mar 2012, 16:59:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce that Stephen Wright and Patrick Valentino have joined its Real Estate practice as partners based in San Francisco. Mr. Wright joins VLP from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP based in San Francisco. Mr. Valentino was previously a partner of the San Francisco office of Corporate Counsel Group LLP. The partners bring considerable real estate and project finance transactional experience to VLP.
Quandis Integrates its Military Search Service with KMCIS' Case Management System
Wed, 15 Feb 2012, 07:59:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced that it has integrated its military search service with KMC Information Systems, L.C.'s (KMCIS) CaseAware(R) solution that is utilized by law firms and trustees in default servicing.
Nassau County Sheriff's Department - Friend or Foe?
Tue, 31 Jan 2012, 18:14:49 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MANORVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Officer James Greco, a 17-year veteran of the Nassau County Department of Corrections, has been denied his retirement status by the Sheriff of Nassau County. Officer Greco was charged with Workers Compensation fraud which resulted in his wrongful termination, as per a ruling by the arbitrator hearing his case. Despite winning two judicial decrees in his favor against the Nassau County Sheriff's Department, Officer Greco continues to be denied his full retirement status.
U.S. Releases Around 800,000 Prisoners Each Year, Most Return
Mon, 30 Jan 2012, 14:03:28 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most Americans don't consider prisons when lamenting scholarship reductions at their local college or higher taxes on gas when filling up at the pump. Maybe they should. According to Christopher Zoukis, author of the forthcoming 'Education Behind Bars' (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press, December 2011), upwards of $60 billion a year can be saved simply by educating prisoners.
Whistleblower Scientist Accuses British Medical Journal of Institutional Research Misconduct
Mon, 09 Jan 2012, 05:58:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.
Education Behind Bars - A Win-Win Strategy for Maximum Security, by Christopher Zoukis
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 06:59:22 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Why should the American taxpayer care about people who are incarcerated in our prison system? Simple, it is a true cost-saving measure that should be discussed. In 'EDUCATION BEHIND BARS' (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press; January, 2012) author Christopher Zoukis makes the case for why all Americans should support education in our prison system. Most Americans do not realize that the United States could save upwards of $60 billion each year by simply educating prisoners.
SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit
Tue, 06 Dec 2011, 08:59:24 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of fingerprint sensor technology in Silicon Valley, announced that it has obtained a permanent injunction against Suprema distributors and OEM partners that are additional defendants in SecuGen's ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against Suprema.
Carlsbad Attorney Launches Informational Web Site
Wed, 16 Nov 2011, 14:32:31 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the launch of a new, full feature web site. To mark the event Mr. Prowse has written many new articles posted on the site. These articles are not written for lawyers. They are written for ordinary people to provide them with readable information about various aspects of the law and the legal system.
NARIP 'Hollywood to London Music Delegation' for Culture, Commerce and IP Protection
Mon, 14 Nov 2011, 14:29:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and LONDON, UK, Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Association of Record Industry Professionals (www.NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a music delegation from Hollywood to London this week for meetings to protect intellectual property, preserve creativity, and create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.
Ex-Death Row Exonerees Demand Stay of Hank Skinner Execution
Mon, 07 Nov 2011, 06:56:30 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry, 27 exonerated ex-death row survivors - all members of the group Witness to Innocence - urged the governor to halt the execution of Hank Skinner and allow for DNA testing in his case. Skinner, who was sentenced to death for a 1995 triple murder, has a scheduled execution date of November 9.
Angry Homeowner Files Lawsuit Against Bank of America as a Pro Se Litigant - Launches OccupyTheCourts.org and ProSeAction.org
Thu, 27 Oct 2011, 14:38:34 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jay Fenello, a homeowner who has been working on a mortgage modification with Bank of America for over 18 months, today announced that he has filed a pro se legal action against the bank, alleging 13 causes of action including Fraud, Bad Faith, Equitable Estoppel, and violating numerous state and local laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Truth In Lending Act (TILA), and the Real Estate Settlements Procedure Act (RESPA).
SecuGen Sues Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners for Patent Infringement
Mon, 17 Oct 2011, 08:59:30 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of fingerprint sensor technology in the Silicon Valley, announced today that it has added RBH Access Technologies, Inc., RBH USA, Inc., and Apiary, Inc. as defendants in its ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against Suprema. These additional defendants are distributors and OEM manufacturers that make, use, and sell products containing the Suprema sensors that have been accused of infringing SecuGen's patent, U.S. Patent No. 6,324,020.
Long Term Care Insurance Specialist and Attorney Helen Boyer Goes to Bat for Washington State Consumers Needing LTC Protection
Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 22:15:38 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Washington state residents are about to be rewarded for planning ahead for their long-term care (LTC) needs, but the forthcoming program will be even better with a few tweaks. So says Helen Boyer, who testified on October 11 before the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Boyer, a Bellevue-based attorney specializing in insurance law, is a Partner with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies representing multiple carriers.
A Revolutionary Vision of Creativity, Commerce and Law in the Digital Age
Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 09:59:22 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intellectual property law in the United States is on the verge of breakdown and needs to be reformed, argues law professor Jason Mazzone in his new book, 'Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law' (ISBN: 978-0804760065), published by Stanford University Press.
Law Offices of Mathys and Schneid Obtains Jury Award of $1.4 Million for Mother in Decapitated Baby Case
Mon, 10 Oct 2011, 14:07:25 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Naperville, Illinois trial attorney Mark W. Mathys of LAW OFFICES OF MATHYS and SCHNEID obtained a jury verdict against two doctors on behalf of his client Micheatria Donelson last week (Thursday, October 6, 2011); case NO. 07-CI-01768.
Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers Honor VLP Law Group Attorneys
Tue, 27 Sep 2011, 21:46:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP is pleased to announce that Corporate and Transactional founding partner David Goldenberg was named a 2011 'Rising Star' by Northern California Super Lawyers as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2011. In addition, Trademark and Copyright partner Brian M. Davis and Executive Compensation partner Stephen T. Lindo were recognized in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Intellectual Property Attorney Kent Cheng Joins VLP Law Group
Mon, 19 Sep 2011, 18:51:27 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Dr. Kent H. Cheng as a partner. Dr. Cheng joins VLP from Cohen Pontani Lieberman and Pavane LLP where he was a partner representing clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and high tech industries.
VLP Law Group LLP Welcomes Noted Attorneys Carl Spataro and Whit Bissell
Tue, 09 Aug 2011, 21:45:39 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Corporate practice with the addition of Carl Spataro and Whit Bissell to its partnership.
ADF Solutions and the High Tech Crime Institute Team Up to Educate Investigators on Leading Forensic Triage Tools
Mon, 08 Aug 2011, 20:39:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ADF Solutions, Inc., the global leader in site exploitation and digital forensic triage, today announced a partnership with High Tech Crime Institute (HTCI), the global leader in the field of computer crime investigation and computer forensics, that will provide law enforcement investigators high quality training and education on the industry's leading forensic triage tools.
Leader v. Facebook Federal Appeals Fight Begins
Tue, 26 Jul 2011, 22:34:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday Leader Technologies filed its opening brief in its patent infringement fight against Facebook at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. Leader is represented by King and Spalding LLP; and lead counsels Paul Andre, Lisa Kobialka, Daryl Joseffer and Adam Conrad. The nine-day jury trial in Delaware ended on July 27, 2010 with a split verdict.
SecuGen Files Counter Complaint Against Suprema for Fraud, Breach of Contract, and Negligent Misrepresentation
Tue, 26 Jul 2011, 20:04:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of optical fingerprint technology based in Silicon Valley, announced that it has filed counterclaims against Korean biometric company Suprema Inc. for fraud, breach of contract, and negligent misrepresentation. These claims were filed along with an answer to a complaint by Suprema in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California regarding SecuGen's termination of an OEM Agreement between the two companies.
SecuGen Corporation Files Lawsuit Against Suprema for Patent Infringement
Mon, 18 Jul 2011, 08:58:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of optical fingerprint technology, announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California against Korean biometric company Suprema Inc. for patent infringement.
Carlsbad Attorney Certified as Divorce Specialist
Mon, 11 Jul 2011, 19:46:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carlsbad, California attorney Stanley D. Prowse is pleased to announce that on June 1, 2011 he became a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS). Specialist certification is conferred by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the California State Bar. Certification requires that an attorney devote the majority of his practice to family law.
VLP Honored with Quality of Life Award
Thu, 16 Jun 2011, 18:43:39 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) presented Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) its annual Constance L. Belfiore Quality of Life Award, honoring the firm for providing an exceptional quality of life in the workplace through policies that support significant flexibility and autonomy for its attorneys and staff.
BidYourCase.com Redefines Legal Representation
Tue, 31 May 2011, 18:47:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BidYourCase is a revolutionary concept that matches clients to lawyers online. Through the ease and convenience of the Internet, clients seeking legal representation can express their needs, receive offers from highly qualified lawyers, consider which factors they consider most important (price, location, rating, etc.) and select a specific lawyer to handle their case - all within 72 hours.
John Tehranian's 'Infringement Nation' Poses Lucid Arguments for Copyright Reform
Wed, 11 May 2011, 08:57:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To coincide with the 300th anniversary of copyright law, Oxford University Press announces the much-anticipated release of John Tehranian's new book, 'Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You' (ISBN: 978-0-19-973-317-0).
Backbone's Digital Steganography Database Exceeds 925 Applications
Tue, 26 Apr 2011, 20:34:18 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of Version 3.9 of the Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains more than 925 steganography applications.
Political Activist Ed Forchion aka NJWeedman Battles for Freedom as his Lawyer, John Vincent Saykanic, Files Historic Legal Brief on 4/20 - Cannabis Day
Mon, 18 Apr 2011, 18:08:58 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As medical marijuana smokers around the globe celebrate '4/20' - an internationally recognized date for the celebration of cannabis - Ed Forchion, aka NJWeedman announced that his lawyer, John Vincent Saykanic, Esq., will be filing a historic legal brief in New Jersey's Burlington County Superior Court, battling for not only Forchion's freedom but for the rights and recognition of marijuana smokers everywhere.
Attorneys and Law Students Propel Their Legal Careers Forward with LegalMentor
Mon, 11 Apr 2011, 18:35:42 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Newly-admitted attorneys, are you frustrated by the toughest legal job market of the decade? If you're employed, are you overwhelmed to realize you need skills you definitely weren't taught in law school? A resource exclusively for attorneys and aspiring lawyers has launched at LegalMentor.com.
Global Music Rights Panel at the California Copyright Conference in Los Angeles
Fri, 01 Apr 2011, 19:46:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Songwriters, music publishers, and holders of intellectual property are invited to attend the California Copyright Conference presentation 'Music Rights from a Global Perspective' on the evening of Wednesday, April 13 in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles).
Recognized Mortgage Audit Expert Exposes Mortgage Escrow Account Fraud
Wed, 16 Mar 2011, 19:46:53 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Congress are taking notice, and now, so is Mortgage Audit Service. They all recognize that some mortgage servicers may be guilty of illegal activities servicing the escrow account and are working to uncover the truth and to make positive changes.
Noted Attorney Linda Rost Joins VLP
Tue, 15 Mar 2011, 20:31:14 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Dr. Linda Rost as a partner. Dr. Rost joins VLP from the Silicon Valley office of Ropes & Gray where she represented clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and high tech industries.
Attorneys for Michael Baisden, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey Pittman, Announce Jury Issues Mixed Verdict in Copyright Infringement Case
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 20:32:59 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michael Baisden's attorneys, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey 'Nick' Pittman, announced on Monday, a jury in Houston Federal Court reached a verdict in the copyright lawsuit filed by nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden. The mixed verdict allows for the return of Baisden's copyrighted rights and allows the best-selling author to proceed with upcoming movie and television projects.
Ceceilyn Miller Institute Presents 2011 N.J. Anti-Bullying Conference for School Districts June 9 at Rutgers University
Wed, 23 Feb 2011, 12:59:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey's new Anti-Bullying Law is one of the strongest in the country. In an effort to help school districts meet the law's new challenges and responsibilities, the 2011 New Jersey Anti-Bullying Conference will bring together key state and national scholars and practitioners to present their expertise and knowledge about bullying prevention.
Virtual Law Partners LLP Welcomes Noted Attorney Fred A. Rodriguez
Thu, 27 Jan 2011, 19:01:31 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that international law attorney Fred Ariel Rodriguez has joined the firm as a partner. Mr. Rodriguez specializes in international legal matters involving the transfer of personnel, goods, intellectual property and services across borders.
New Leader Phone iPhone Audio Conferencing App featuring innovative Call Now! Group Call technology now available
Thu, 13 Jan 2011, 20:34:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leader Phone Chairman & Founder Michael McKibben announced today the launch of the Leader Phone iPhone Audio Conferencing App, which he calls 'the only app that offers multiple, cutting-edge audio conferencing features that turn your iPhone into a mobile conference calling center.'
Virtual Law Partners LLP Welcomes Denise Zack to its Commercial Lending Practice
Wed, 05 Jan 2011, 11:59:43 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that Denise Zack has joined the firm's Commercial Lending practice. Ms. Zack joins VLP from the Virginia office of Cooley LLP, where she served as special counsel in the Credit Finance and Leasing Finance practice groups and represented both institutional lenders and company borrowers in debt financings.
Virtual Law Partners LLP Welcomes Melody Torbati to its Technology Transactions Practice
Tue, 07 Dec 2010, 21:34:55 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that Melody Torbati has joined the firm as a partner in the Technology Transactions practice. Ms. Torbati was formerly with Morrison Foerster, LLP where she represented leading and cutting-edge technology companies on a wide variety of transactions involving technology and intellectual property matters.
Indigenous Peruvians Win Appeal in Federal Human Rights and Environmental Lawsuit Against Occidental Petroleum for Contaminating Amazon Rainforest, Poisoning Communities
Mon, 06 Dec 2010, 22:36:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Indigenous plaintiffs from the Peruvian Amazon won their appeal today in the landmark human rights and environmental contamination lawsuit against U.S. oil giant Occidental Petroleum (Oxy), as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the case should be heard in Los Angeles, Oxy's hometown, EarthRights International announced today.
The New English Language Test for Partners of British Citizens and Permanent Residents
Mon, 29 Nov 2010, 20:35:30 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marriage Visa Help, a leading global immigration consultancy firm specializing in fiancee, partner and marriage visas for the UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand reminds that effective today all UK settlement visa applicants are required to pass a mandatory English language test prior to submitting the application to the British Embassy, Consulate or High Commission.
Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers Honor Virtual Law Partners Attorneys
Thu, 30 Sep 2010, 18:02:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP is pleased to announce that Trademark Partner Brian M. Davis was included in the Best Lawyers Annual Guide to Intellectual Property Law, which was published with the September 2010 issue of Corporate Counsel magazine. In addition, VLP Patent Partner Richard G.A. Bone was named a 2010 'Rising Star' by Northern California Super Lawyers.
Wall Street Whiz Kid to Pay Legal Bill to Defend Jets Superfan Fireman Ed Against Possible Charges
Thu, 23 Sep 2010, 16:58:14 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Wall Street Whiz Kid' Peter Grandich, who works with current and former NY Jets and NY Giants, has come to the aid of Jets Superfan 'Fireman Ed,' who may be facing assault charges for allegedly shoving a Giants fan at the August 16 Giants-Jets preseason game at the new Meadowlands Stadium.
Virtual Law Partners LLP Welcomes Noted Attorneys Jim Markey and Charlie Oh
Tue, 07 Sep 2010, 17:53:04 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce an expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Jim Markey and Charlie Oh as partners in New York and California. Founded in 2008, VLP is a virtually connected and geographically distributed law firm.
Jury Provides Split Verdict in Leader v. Facebook Patent Infringement Trial
Thu, 29 Jul 2010, 18:39:42 EST Edited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Leader Technologies Incorporated announced the results of the Leader v. Facebook patent infringement trial, in which an eight-member jury in Wilmington, Delaware, returned a split verdict on Wednesday, July 28th.
Suit Against LTC Financial Partners Dropped, Industry Leader Reports
Wed, 21 Jul 2010, 04:59:55 EST Edited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A suit against LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), the nation's largest producer-owned long term care insurance agency, has been dropped, the company reports today. The suit, for more than a million dollars, was by a former agent, Linda Caruthers of Richmond, Virginia, who was seeking compensation for providing an introduction that helped land a large account.
Legal and Medical Substance Abuse Treatment Program Makes Headlines
Fri, 18 Jun 2010, 17:14:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Signature Hill Substance Abuse Network, a program dedicated to linking the legal system and treatment of substance abuse through the use of Vivitrol(R) injections has garnered acclaim in media outlets. Articles lauding the program have recently cited the Network's approach to eliminating the consumer demand for drugs and alcohol by eliminating cravings with the use of Vivitrol.
Former Agent Sues LTC Financial Partners
Fri, 18 Jun 2010, 15:18:36 EST Edited by Debra Tone
RICHMOND, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Linda Tsironis Caruthers (Caruthers), CSA, LTCP and founder/president of Long-Term Care Consultants based in Richmond, VA, has sued her former insurance broker (otherwise known as a field marketing organization or FMO), LTC Financial Partners, LLC (Partners) for an amount in excess of one million dollars.
'Why Deals Blow Up:' Advice from Georgia Business Broker Attorneys on Legal Troubles
Wed, 16 Jun 2010, 14:36:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When you're trying to buy or sell a business, things can go wrong. Three attorneys who belong to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) will discuss how to spot and avoid common legal pitfalls at a free breakfast meeting on Tuesday, June 29, 2010.
USPTO Awards Key Patent to ADF Solutions for Digital Forensics
Wed, 09 Jun 2010, 12:12:04 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ADF Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of forensic triage tools for computers and peripherals, is pleased to announce that it has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office pertaining to methods of searching forensic data. The patent has critical applications for forensic triage, cyber-security, cyber-intelligence, digital forensics, and e-discovery.
Patent Attorney Richard Bone Joins Virtual Law Partners LLP
Tue, 25 May 2010, 14:52:49 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that noted patent attorney Richard Bone has joined the firm as a partner from Fish and Richardson. Dr. Bone's practice encompasses all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution, and post-grant review in technical fields such as pharmaceuticals, chemistry, biotechnology, materials, nanotechnology, medical devices, and computer science.
New DVD Warns Parents of Criminal and Legal Consequences of Bullying
Tue, 04 May 2010, 14:52:27 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WAREHAM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Omni Publishing Co. today announced the May 15 release of a DVD aimed at helping parents understand the criminal and legal consequences of bullying. The DVD, 'Bullying, Hazing and Parents - A Guide for Parents of Middle and High School Students,' warns parents that they must be aware of and accountable for their children's behavior.
L.A. District Attorney Steven Cooley Drops Marijuana Charges Against Temple 420
Mon, 15 Mar 2010, 15:33:44 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former candidate for mayor and founder of ProfitfromPot, Pastor Craig Rubin, was arrested at temple on October 22, 2009 for a second time in what was a 'politically motivated' police action. The District Attorney's office had been pushing to put Pastor Rubin behind bars for years now, claims Rubin. Months later DA Cooley has decided to drop all charges because Rubin is going to jail anyway -- unless he can get the public's help.
Fintage House Appoints Maria Forte Music Services to Work with Fintage Music in UK
Tue, 09 Mar 2010, 15:39:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LEIDEN, Netherlands (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Niels Teves, Co-CEO of Netherlands-based asset administration company Fintage House, has announced the appointment of Marte Forte Music Services Ltd to work alongside the company's Fintage Music division in the UK. Maria Forte has worked in the music industry for three decades, beginning at Virgin Music (Publishers) in the late 1970s and from there held various high calibre roles within a variety of organizations.
California Grandmother Seeks City's Approval to Offer Medical Cannabis at Store
Wed, 03 Mar 2010, 14:32:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CAPITOLA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Should medical cannabis be for sale in Capitola? One woman thinks so. On February 25, 2010, Capitola resident Marsha Taffett, a 58-year old grandmother, stood at the podium in front of Capitola's City Council to seek their support to open the Herbal Wellness Center of Capitola in the city's commercial district; and to dispense medical cannabis at the retail store.
Noted Trademark Attorney Brian Davis Joins Virtual Law Partners LLP From Alston and Bird
Mon, 01 Mar 2010, 08:58:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that trademark attorney Brian M. Davis has joined the firm as a partner from Alston and Bird. Mr. Davis specializes in trademark counseling and prosecution, including worldwide trademark clearance and the prosecution of U.S. and foreign trademark applications.
Former Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Facing Years in Jail Has Trial Date Set
Fri, 26 Feb 2010, 16:20:26 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Craig Rubin, the government literally spent millions of taxpayer's dollars over the past four years trying to send Rubin to jail. This time it for selling one gram of medical marijuana to an undercover officer who entered Rubin's licensed facility with a Doctor's note giving the officer permission to buy cannabis in California. Rubin claims that, after running for mayor, his political enemies decided to torture him. 'I almost died in their custody and now I fear for my friend Jeff Joseph's life.'
Updated Steganography SearchPak for ADF Solutions Triage Tools Now Available - Latest Version Detects 768 Steganography Applications
Thu, 04 Feb 2010, 12:43:31 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security, the global leader in advanced digital steganalysis tools, in conjunction with ADF Solutions, the global leader of forensic triage tools, is pleased to announce the availability of an updated Steganography SearchPak for use with ADF's revolutionary digital forensic triage tools currently deployed at law enforcement agencies, government organizations, and commercial corporations worldwide.
How Medical Marijuana Prosecutions Have Gutted Freedom of Religion
Tue, 08 Dec 2009, 14:48:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pastor Craig Rubin and his Temple 420 have existed for 40 days and are one of the most famous religious institutions in the world. The Temple operated for 38 days in 2006 before the pastor was arrested and told by an LAPD officer, 'The Judeo-Christian religion is not real and is not protected by the law.' He received permission from a judge to reopen and obtained a new license in 2009 from the City of Angels, and after 2 days of operation Rubin was arrested again.
Passware Software Cracks BitLocker Encryption Open
Tue, 01 Dec 2009, 07:59:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Passware Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and evidence discovery software for computer forensics, has created the first commercially available software to break Microsoft BitLocker hard drive encryption. The new version of its flagship product - Passware Kit Forensic 9.5 - now recovers encryption keys for hard drives protected with BitLocker. BitLocker is an advanced, full-disk protection feature available in Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008.
Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Facing Years in Prison as City Attorney Wastes Millions
Fri, 20 Nov 2009, 18:38:37 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Craig X Rubin faces years in prison and another trial at the taxpayers expense, as cannabis is something most Californians think should be legal. Recent polls show that 74 percent of residents in California favor taxing and regulating the herb, as opposed to prosecuting offenders. Most Americans know Craig from his stint on Showtime's 'Weeds,' or one of the many films he's been in, from Super High Me to Totally Baked; but they might soon know him by his prisoner number, as he is facing five years in prison in just a few days.
NetSecurity Corporation Appoints Jennifer Nickolas, Esq. as In-house Counsel and Head of Expanding Computer Forensics and e-Discovery Practice
Tue, 17 Nov 2009, 08:59:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DULLES, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NetSecurity Corporation, a company positioned to be the brand of choice in computer forensics, security, and training, announced today that Jennifer Nickolas, Esq. has joined the company. This appointment will help NetSecurity to further develop and grow the company's vendor-neutral digital forensics, electronic discovery (e-discovery), cyber security, expert witness, and training offerings.
Patented CAVTEC Technology Quantifies Competitive Advantage and Value
Thu, 05 Nov 2009, 18:52:31 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CAVTEC announces the formal launch of CAV, Competitive Advantage Valuation software for maximizing returns on intellectual property (IP). Field tested in over 100 projects since 1997, CAV has helped universities, businesses, and entrepreneurs develop effective IP strategies and negotiate successful agreements.
Robert J. Draper joins Global Legal Discovery as Director of Business Development
Fri, 23 Oct 2009, 12:55:11 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Legal, a leading risk consulting and discovery management company, announced today that Robert J. Draper, formerly Managing Director of LEX On Demand, has joined the firm as National Director of Business Development. Draper will supervise a wide variety of assignments throughout the Southeast, Midwest and New York including data preservation, corporate investigations, fraud and detection, due diligence and regulatory issues.
University Learning Center Created by Rinella and Rinella Senior Partner Wins Prestigious National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Award
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 18:15:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University - Oxford in 2000.
Texas Doctor Files Case Pro Se in U.S. Supreme Court Against Insurance Giant on Integrity and Unethical Practices
Thu, 24 Sep 2009, 05:59:11 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Dralves Edwards, a board-certified family physician in Dallas today filed a civil case in the U.S. Supreme Court against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, the contractor for Medicare. For the past 13 years, Edwards has challenged the integrity and unethical practices of Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) and is confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in a responsible way that every Medicare provider and patient benefits.
Virtual Law Partners Welcomes Charulata Pagar, Adam Lin, Eda Tan, and Byron Rodriguez
Tue, 25 Aug 2009, 12:04:18 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Charulata Pagar, Adam Lin, Eda Tan, and Byron Rodriguez have joined the firm. 'VLP is continuing to expand with top quality attorneys. Our newest lawyers further expand the firm's practice areas and also strengthen our Asia practice,' said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP's President and Co-Founder.
Consumer Guide Parent Denied New Trial, Ordered to Pay $5.6 Million
Mon, 20 Jul 2009, 07:00:37 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On May 28th, 2009, Judge Joan B. Gottschall of the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division declined to order a new trial or to reverse a $5.6 million jury verdict against Publications International of Lincolnwood, Ill. (PIL), the parent company of Consumer Guide, on a breach of contract claim brought by The Smart Marketing Group of Los Angeles, Calif. (SMG).
Virtual Law Partners Welcomes David Lawson, Janyce Mitchell, David Roise, and Stephen Sullivan
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 18:47:56 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that David Lawson, Janyce Mitchell, David Roise, and Stephen Sullivan have joined the firm as Partners. 'VLP's newest partners further expand the firm's practice in Commercial Lending and Intellectual Property. VLP is strengthening as well as broadening our range of legal representation for corporate clients,' said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP's President and Co-Founder.
New Book Urges Colorado Law Enforcement to Reexamine JonBenet Ramsey and Other Cold Case Files
Fri, 19 Jun 2009, 06:30:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author and retired detective, Jim Benish, announces the release of a new book, 'Closed Eyes: Who's Killing Our Children?' (ISBN: 978-0-982-4249-0-2). In the book, the author examines the murder cases of two Colorado children - Tracy Neef and Alie Berrelez - and discovers striking similarities to the JonBenet Ramsey murder. He discusses a possible suspect and explains the connections.
Law Enforcement Desperate to Send Pot Pastor to Jail Fails Again
Mon, 15 Jun 2009, 14:42:29 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- God sometimes uses a surprise to get people's attention. For Moses it was a burning bush that was not consumed. In Los Angeles there is a Bible teacher and Pastor of a church that believes marijuana is for the healing of all nations. This pastor who recently ran for Mayor of Los Angeles was arrested three years ago and sentenced to nearly five years in jail, but has yet to serve a day. On Fox's Good Day L.A. with Jillian Barberie, Pastor Craig X Rubin, of Beverly Hills Green Cross, admitted, 'Yes, the City of Angels has spent millions of dollars trying to send me to jail.'
Loss Mitigation Helps People to Keep Their Homes
Thu, 11 Jun 2009, 17:20:45 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Home foreclosures continue to rise and people continue to lose their jobs. That's why Campbell Law Firm, P.A., one of the nation's leading loss mitigation law firms, is making every effort to help people stay in their homes, primarily through loan modifications. These modifications reduce a homeowner's monthly mortgage payment and stop a pending foreclosure.
Virtual Law Partners Welcomes Ari Kahan, Michael Powlen, Andy Toebben, Brian Swanson and Geoff Ossias
Thu, 04 Jun 2009, 15:16:20 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Ari Kahan, Michael Powlen, Andy Toebben, Brian Swanson and Geoff Ossias have joined the firm as partners. 'VLP's new partners continue to develop the firm's substantive practice areas and jurisdictional reach,' said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP's President and Co-Founder. 'Their collective expertise and diverse experience strengthens and expands VLP's corporate representation for clients.'
ADF Solutions' New Triage-ID 2.0 Forensic Software Speeds Time-to-Conviction in Child Crime Cases
Wed, 27 May 2009, 06:59:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ADF Solutions, Inc. the leading provider of forensic triage tools for computers and peripherals, announced today the release of Triage-ID 2.0, the next generation of its widely deployed forensic triage software. This software is deployed in both field and lab investigations of computers and is used to identify high-value evidence in a matter of minutes - thereby eliminating the long forensic backlogs that many investigators face today, while helping to speed time-to-conviction.
Long Island Jury Acquits Intoxicated Defendant Finding He Did Not Operate His Car
Tue, 26 May 2009, 18:39:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Long Island jury found Bernie Kompancaril not guilty of all charges today saying that the state failed to prove that Mr. Kompancaril was operating his car in the early morning hours of Dec. 21, 2006. Long Island attorney Bruce L. Roistacher, who represented Mr. Kompancaril, argued that it's not illegal to drink in a parked car in a parking lot if the driver has no present intention to drive or operate his car.
People Are Asked to Save Their PETCO Receipts to Show Ferret Owners Have Been Supporting PETCO Nationwide
Tue, 26 May 2009, 18:03:27 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LA MESA, Calif., May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to legalize domestic ferrets in California, one of only two states to ban the critters, ferret owners are asking for help from PETCO, the state's largest pet supply retailer. "Now we're asking PETCO to support ferret owners," said Pat Wright, of LegalizeFerrets.org. California has the largest ferret population in the nation.
Visual Evidence / E-Discovery Announces Release of VeDATA MAP 2.0
Wed, 20 May 2009, 08:00:20 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Visual Evidence / E-Discovery LLC, is a state-of-the-art source for electronic discovery products and solutions. Today, they announced the release of VeDATA MAP 2.0, a unique service designed to create a network enterprise-wide map - or data map - of how a corporation creates, amasses and circulates electronically-stored information (ESI).
Visual Evidence / E-Discovery LLC Hires Regional Account Manager for Pittsburgh Area
Mon, 18 May 2009, 14:51:01 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Visual Evidence / E-Discovery LLC, headquartered in Cleveland announces a new hire - Anne S. Peterson, Esq. She joins the company as the new Regional Account Manager for Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas. 'Anne's combined expertise in the areas of law and electronic discovery makes her a valuable addition to our Visual Evidence team,' David W. Porter, a principal at Visual Evidence, says.
Commercial Printers Accountable for Identity Theft Protection Under FTC Enforcement of FACTA 'Red Flag Rules'
Fri, 10 Apr 2009, 13:05:20 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commercial printers must provide identity theft protection to their customers under Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement of the Red Flag Rules provisions of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA), advises identity theft security expert and identity recovery services provider idBUSINESS.
GDFII/LP Sucralose Win Over Competitor Tate and Lyle
Mon, 06 Apr 2009, 18:25:23 EST Edited by Carly Zander
EXETER, Calif., April 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Sucralose manufacturer Guangdong Food Industry Institute/L&P Food Ingredient Co. Ltd. (GDFII/L&P) today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington D.C. ruled in its favor in a Section 337 patent dispute (docket no. 337-TA-604) filed against the company by its competitor, Tate & Lyle Corporation (T&L).
Virtual Law Partners Welcomes New Partners Brett Healy, Daniel Meyers, Gregory Kim, Sharon Webb and Dianna DeVore
Tue, 17 Mar 2009, 12:30:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Brett Healy, Daniel Meyers, Gregory Kim, M. Sharon Webb and Dianna DeVore have joined the firm as partners. 'We are thrilled that VLP continues to attract experienced lawyers with superb qualifications,' said Craig Johnson, VLP's CEO. 'Their talent and backgrounds speak for themselves.'
Visual Evidence / E-Discovery Adds Innovative Updates to e-Discovery Tool
Fri, 13 Mar 2009, 12:19:55 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Visual Evidence / E-Discovery, LLC (VE), a leader in e-Discovery solutions and services, announces its release of VeREVIEW 3.0 -- a customizable, powerful, cost effective and comprehensive web-based review tool for electronically-stored information (ESI).
Morgan Drexen Offers Help to Attorneys Who Represent Harassed American Consumers and Families Hounded by Debt Collectors
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 07:14:58 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ANAHEIM, Calif., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For years, consumers have been surrounded by the promise of wealth. Mesmerized and spellbound by marketing, they have been enticed to buy what they can't afford to consume, to accumulate and to live beyond their means. Predatory lenders have enslaved us with credit, crashed our economy and our family finances, and then have unleashed collectors and collection attorneys who ignore Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines and the Fair Debt Collection and Practices Act. Consumers become harassed, hounded, threatened.
Visual Evidence / E-Discovery Partners with Global Legal Discovery to Increase National Presence
Mon, 02 Mar 2009, 17:10:38 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to client needs, Visual Evidence / E-Discovery today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Global Legal Discovery. VE and GLD have similar missions: to serve clients in the legal sector by offering E-discovery services. Both companies are poised to benefit. VE will now have access to GLD's impressive client roster; and GLD's clients will enjoy VE's best-in-class technology and state-of-the-art E-discovery solutions.
Publications International, Ltd. Ordered to Pay Millions
Mon, 02 Mar 2009, 06:29:39 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., March 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On February 6th 2009, a federal jury in Chicago returned a verdict against Publications International Ltd. (PIL) of Lincolnwood, Ill., and awarded $5.6 million to The Smart Marketing Group, Inc. (SMG) in damages resulting from PIL's breach of a 2003 contract.
Savvy Homeowners Are Turning the Table on Lenders
Tue, 18 Nov 2008, 12:05:36 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Loan Audits announced today that since only a fraction of distressed homeowners needing a loan modification are getting the help they need, borrowers should obtain a Forensic Loan Document Audit to determine if their lender complied with all federal and state regulations when preparing their loan documents.
A Prosecutor's Anguish...The Untold Story of The Atlanta Courthouse Shootings
Wed, 24 Sep 2008, 12:03:53 EST Edited by Carly Zander
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Widely anticipated new book about the Atlanta Courthouse Shootings, written by respected trial attorney, turned author, Shoran Reid. 'Waking the Sleeping Demon: 26 Hours of Terror in Atlanta' (ISBN: 978-0-615-20749-0, Rella Publishing), follows the terrifying hours Former Prosecutor Ash Joshi felt hunted by Atlanta Courthouse Shooter Brian Nichols and reveals new information about events prior to and after the tragedy.
Guangdong Food Industry Institute / LP Food Ingredients Vindicated by Initial ITC Determination regarding Patented Sucralose Manufacturing Technology
Tue, 23 Sep 2008, 12:16:35 EST Edited by Carly Zander
EXETER, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading and first manufacturer of Sucralose in China, announced that today, Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued his initial determination on Tate & Lyle's Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleged infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.
Acushield Financial Assists Attorney General McGraw in its Inquiry of the Services Received by West Virginia
Mon, 08 Sep 2008, 16:22:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Acushield Financial, Inc, a Nevada corporation delivering outsourcing customer service, billing, education and mediation to U.S. companies, acknowledges that it assisted the West Virginia Attorney General office in late 2007 in their inquiries of services provided to 9 consumers.
'Family Friendly Employment Policy' Award for Jon A. Dorf
Thu, 12 Jun 2008, 17:50:53 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MAMARONECK, N.Y., June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Wednesday June 11, 2008, Jon A. Dorf, founder of The Dorf Law Firm, LLP, proudly collected the 2008 'Family Friendly Employment Policy' Award. Presented by the Westchester Women's Bar Association, this award honors and recognizes Jon's commitment for creating and instilling countless family friendly employment policies within The Dorf Law Firm, LLP.
New Book: 'Valuation for Arbitration' - Damages Tools for Business Disputes
Tue, 10 Jun 2008, 11:17:15 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International arbitrator Mark Kantor announced today his new book, 'Valuation for Arbitration' (ISBN: 9789041127358) available from Kluwer Law International. Valuation for Arbitration provides a clear understanding of the nuts and bolts of valuation approaches for litigation about business investments, including market, income and asset-based methods.
First China-Based Sucralose Manufacturer Confirms United States ITC Target Date Extension for Decision in Section 337 Sucralose Patent Infringement Investigation
Tue, 03 Jun 2008, 21:32:46 EST Edited by Carly Zander
EXETER, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading manufacturer of sucralose, announces that Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has extended the target date for the ITC's final decision to January 12, 2009 on Tate & Lyle's Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleges infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.
Title Data Settles Dispute with the Texas Attorney General
Fri, 16 May 2008, 15:34:18 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas, May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Title Data, Inc. of Houston, Texas today announced the amicable resolution of an inquiry into its business model by the office of the Texas Attorney General. In December of 2005 the Texas Attorney General began an examination of Title Data to determine whether its method of operation of automated land title evidence plants constituted anticompetitive conduct.
Lawyer Requests The United Nations and European Union Impose Trade Sanctions on The United States and Arizona for Alleged Human Rights Violations
Sun, 27 Apr 2008, 19:25:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and LONDON, England, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles Attorney, Frederick A. Romero, a decorated United States Marine Corp. veteran, who has been awarded the Purple Heart medal and was previously honorably discharged as a sergeant, has requested the United Nations, European Union and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to impose trade sanctions against the United States and to freeze U.S. assets abroad.
Most American's Wealth is Lost by the Third Generation
Wed, 09 Apr 2008, 14:50:58 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Loquvam Law, Southern California's premier estate planning law firm asserts that traditional bare bones estate planning has focused primarily on what happens after death and usually passes on financial wealth outright with no conditions or safeguards. Today's American families are realizing that these outdated, traditional estate planning methods are failing them and their families.
Career Insurance: New 24/7 Drunk Driving (DUI) Prevention Service for California's Major Cities
Thu, 03 Apr 2008, 13:15:57 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Finally, there's a new way to enjoy a night on the town in your own car and never worry about getting a DUI. Those with a lot to lose from a DUI arrest call it their 'career insurance.' Safe Ride Solutions (SRS) is a national network of off-duty and retired, veteran police officers. It's a new, unique, collaborative DUI prevention program developed by peace officers, professional athletes and business professionals to address the real world problem of DUI.
1-800-SKI VAIL Validated by The Court of Appeals in Trademark Lawsuit Against Vail Ski Area
Fri, 15 Feb 2008, 11:20:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo. - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On February, 7th 2008, a small business from Fort Collins, Colorado won in the Court of Appeals against skiing giant Vail Associates, Inc. (VA) over the right to use 1-800-SKI VAIL. In the appeal, the Tenth Circuit Court affirmed that Vail Associates could not use its registered trademark VAIL to prevent Eric Hanson from using his registered trademark, 1-800-SKI VAIL(R).
Imus Remarks Damage Legacy of President Gerald R. Ford
Mon, 28 Jan 2008, 14:14:53 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Don Imus' disrespectful and disparaging remarks about President Gerald R. Ford a month after his death carried a weight of historic proportions, according to FlatSigned Press, Inc.'s Chairman of the Board Tim Miller. 'Because of Don Imus' actions, much of the public never heard about the new information President Ford left the world regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy,' says Miller.
Computer Forensics Show to Bow at Washington Convention Center February 4 - 6
Mon, 14 Jan 2008, 13:26:16 EST Edited by Carly Zander
GREENWICH, Conn. - Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For some companies, it is not a question of if one of their computers will be used as evidence in a legal matter, it is a question of when. The inaugural Computer Forensics Show will fill the Washington D.C. Convention Center from February 4-6, 2008. This year's event features keynote addresses by high-powered Washington insiders such as Barry M. Sabin, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Chief Counter-Terrorism Section.
Federal Judge Issues $780,000 Damage Award and Permanent Injunction Against Cyber-Pirate
Thu, 06 Dec 2007, 08:30:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cyber-Pirates beware: This week, SearchSystems.net, a highly regarded site for researching public records around the world, obtained a judgment of $780,000 in U.S. District Court (case C07-01918) against convicted Cyber-Pirate Mark Musselman and his website, www.courtsonline.org, it was announced today by Novo Law Group, P.C.
Young Pop Singer Claims Songs Stolen, Distributed Online
Mon, 05 Nov 2007, 12:08:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Killian Wells, an up-and-coming young pop singer, songwriter and producer, has allegedly become the target of a stalker from British Columbia, Canada, according to his label Inferno Records. Wells claims the overly zealous fan has e-mailed and made multiple phone calls to his Manhattan recording studio posing as a DJ from a phony radio station in an attempt to obtain unreleased tracks and to set up an interview.
Call to Action for Megan Williams: National March Against Hate Crimes and Racism
Fri, 12 Oct 2007, 21:18:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ST CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- March Purpose: The Jena 6 case, the rise in the hanging of nooses, and other current acts of racially motivated injustice and intimidation against Blacks/African Americans will all be highlighted at this National March against Hate Crimes. Black Lawyers For Justice, the Williams Family and organizers are demanding that Federal Hate Crimes charges as well as State hate crime charges be brought in the Williams' case.
Yale Law Women Releases 2nd Annual List of the Top Ten Family-Friendly Firms
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 04:47:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yale Law Women (YLW), the largest student organization at Yale Law School, announces the release of its 2007 Top Ten Family-Friendly Firms list. Phoenix-based firm Quarles & Brady received top honors, followed by Proskauer Rose; Akin Gump Strauss Hauer; Jenner & Block; Mayer Brown; Covington & Burling; Arnold & Porter.
New Poll Shows Most U.S. Lawyers Would Not Represent Bin Laden in Court
Fri, 07 Sep 2007, 20:00:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Sept. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As we mark the sixth anniversary of 9/11, a new poll conducted by Nader Anise Lawyer Marketing asks lawyers whether they would represent the World's Most Wanted Man, Osama Bin Laden, in court if he were found alive. (The assumption of course being that a criminal prosecution would ultimately ensue.)
Meriden Connecticut Attorney Continues Work at United Nations
Fri, 17 Aug 2007, 19:30:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MERIDEN, Conn. - Aug. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Bar Association (ABA) recently re-appointed Houston Putnam Lowry as one of their representatives to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Attorney Lowry has represented the ABA (and other organizations, including the Economic Commission of Europe) at the United Nations for years on a variety of topics.
Plaintiff Alleges Unjust Land Grab by State of Arizona in Excess of $3 Million
Fri, 10 Aug 2007, 22:31:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Aug. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After an investigation by Federal and State authorities for allegedly running a methamphetamine lab and unlawfully selling iodine at a feed and tack store, Southwest Feed, The State of Arizona has issued a temporary seizure order. Federal authorities have since dropped out of the investigation and returned the two cases of seized iodine and apologized after finding no evidence of any wrongdoing.
Bay State Detective Agency Protects Amateur Detectives from Information Law Violation
Tue, 24 Jul 2007, 22:45:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY, Mass. - July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Why hire a Massachusetts private investigator? According to the Bay State Detective Agency, Inc., while 'Do-It-Yourself' investigations may be successful at times, unlicensed investigators may not be aware of information laws and may be in jeopardy of committing serious violations, receiving fines, or even jail time.
Women's Law School Coalition Announces Its Launch as the First Inter-School Advocacy Organization for Women in the Legal Profession
Wed, 25 Apr 2007, 14:29:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After months of planning, the Women's Law School Coalition (WLSC) announced its launch as the first inter-law school women's advocacy organization today. The coalition's mission is to represent a common voice for women's law school organizations that will empower these formerly unconnected groups to raise awareness about issues affecting women in the legal profession.
Alma Lasers and Palomar Medical Technologies Settle Infringement Lawsuit
Mon, 02 Apr 2007, 19:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Howard Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of Alma Lasers, announced today that Alma Lasers, Ltd. and Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. have settled their civil action filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The suit involves certain U.S. hair removal patents owned by Massachusetts General Hospital and licensed exclusively to Palomar.
RegisterFly Scandal Culminates in Class Action Lawsuit
Wed, 28 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday, a U.S. District Court judge unsealed a class action lawsuit (case #07cv00188) against Internet domain registrar RegisterFly along with the corporation charged with accreditation and oversight of registrars, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), among others. The lawsuit (Anne Martinez v RegisterFly, ICANN et. al.) filed by Attorney E. Clarke Dummit alleges that RegisterFly has systematically defrauded its customers who attempted to register or renew Internet domain names.
Applied Business Software, Inc. Obtains $1,143,600 Judgment Against Freedom Financial & Trust, LTD in Breach of Contract and Copyright Infringement Suit
Fri, 23 Feb 2007, 17:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Business Software, Inc, (ABS), a leading developer of software for the lending industry, announced today that the Court has granted summary judgment against Freedom Financial & Trust, LTD (FFTL) on ABS's breach of contract and copyright infringement claims (CV 06-0452 AHM (Ex) US District Court Central District of California - Western Division). In addition, the Court entered a Judgment in favor of ABS in the amount of $1,143,600.
Concealed Information Doesn't Stay Concealed with The Bay State Detective Agency on the Job
Fri, 23 Feb 2007, 14:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BEVERLY, Mass. - Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everybody has something to conceal. So said Humphrey Bogart, as fictional private investigator Sam Spade, in the classic film 'Maltese Falcon.' David Almeida is no Bogart, and a far cry from the suave sophistication of Sam Spade, but as a private detective, if there is something concealed that needs to see the light of day, he's your man. Almeida recently opened the doors to the Bay State Detective Agency, Inc.
Christianity 'Not A Real Religion' According to LAPD as Cannabis Church Files Suit Against City of Angels
Wed, 14 Feb 2007, 19:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Reverend Craig X Rubin was arrested at his house of worship he asked the lead LAPD officer for the special rights accorded to clergy under California Penal Codes 1524 and 1525, but was told by the officer that his Bible-based Judeo-Christian organization, that was recognized by the state of California, was 'not practicing a real religion.' Temple 420 is a registered religious organization with the State of California.
How Will Insurance Companies Respond to Victims of Friday's Tornado? asks Central Florida Attorney
Mon, 05 Feb 2007, 19:55:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ORLANDO, Fla. - Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the camera lights fade and the media attention dies down in the coming weeks, those familiar insurance slogans of 'Like a Good Neighbor,' 'You're in Good Hands' and others, may unfortunately give way to an industry whose past is shaky to say the least, especially in recent years. Central Florida resident attorney Alan Garfinkel, of Garfinkel Trial Group, is the nation's leading expert in natural disaster law and is currently representing thousands of hurricane victims across the country.
JuryTest Creates First On-Demand and Self-Service Internet Mock Trials
Tue, 09 Jan 2007, 15:25:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JuryTest.net, the leading provider of online mock trials since 2002, launched on-demand access to its suite of online case presentation and evaluation tools. Adding to its industry leading services, which combine audio presentations with visual evidence, JuryTest on-demand now provides unprecedented convenience and cost-savings to law firms and insurance clients.
Hollywood Judeo-Christian Cannabis Church Forced to Close; Arrested Reverend Claims Civil and Religious Rights Violated
Mon, 11 Dec 2006, 19:05:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Churches and Temples are no longer safe in America,' says Reverend Craig X Rubin of Temple 420, who was arrested November 8, 2006, at his religious establishment by over one dozen heavily armed officers of the LAPD. 'If they can do this to us, they can do it to any church that the government disagrees with.' The Reverend known for his reoccurring role on Showtime's hit series 'Weeds' said arresting officers did not treat Temple clergymen as required by California Penal Codes 1524 and 1525.
Consulting Firm Offers Both Legal Advice and Business Services
Wed, 29 Nov 2006, 15:44:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Would you like to work with a professional that only asks you to describe your business objectives once? Well, that is what you can expect from Indigo Business Solutions, a new company that is not like other consulting firms. Indigo Business Solutions provides most of the legal and business services that your business needs, and that saves time, money, and frustration.
Lawyer Announces Acquittal of Internationally Known Chinese Dissident
Fri, 10 Nov 2006, 15:31:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FLUSHING, N.Y. - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bruce L. Roistacher, a prominent Long Island attorney announced today that the founder and leader of the China Democracy Party and the Party for Freedom and Democracy in China has been acquitted of all criminal charges after a jury verdict in Suffolk County, N.Y.
CheapBooks Retains Law Firm Dickinson Wright to Argue Domain Name Disputes
Tue, 24 Oct 2006, 21:26:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapBooks.com(TM), a Web site that creates competition among book sellers, recently retained the law firm Dickinson Wright, PLLC, to represent them in areas of domain name disputes and acquisitions.
Barristers to Petition The European Court of Human Rights to Highlight Human Rights Abuses, Judicial Corruption, and Miscarriages of Justice Within the State of Arizona
Tue, 03 Oct 2006, 23:53:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SHEFFIELD, U.K. - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Michael Nashvili, speaking for Mr. Anant Kumar Tripati, and a representative of a group based in Europe that is raising awareness of Tripati's case, states 'I have been contacted by four legal services groups from the European Union who are considering filing a petition with the European Union to bar member countries from doing business with Arizona in order to highlight judicial corruption in Arizona.'
KinderStart says Federal Judge to Rule on Google's 'Right' to Limit Speech on the Internet
Fri, 23 Jun 2006, 02:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At 9:00 a.m. on Friday, June 30, 2006 in United States Federal Court, 280 S. First Street, Courtroom #3, San Jose, California, a drama will play out between KinderStart.com (a site for kids zero to seven and their parents) and the giant of the Internet, Google, controlling up to 80% or more of 'Net searches worldwide.
Pro-plaintiff Firm Empowers Clients in Pending Lawsuits to Pursue Cases to Attain Maximum Financial Settlements
Wed, 31 May 2006, 17:32:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LAS VEGAS, NV - May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)-- Plaintiffs in pending lawsuits, who need cash now, may be able to quickly cash in and get some financial relief. Crown Financial Services, based in Las Vegas, is in the business of providing emergency cash to plaintiffs in lawsuits. For example, if someone has been injured and is suing the responsible party for their injuries, they may need money for living expenses before the case is settled; emergency cash is now available.
Is Another Hurricane Katrina Coming? New Survey Shows Floridians Grossly Unprepared for Hurricane Season
Mon, 22 May 2006, 18:24:00 EST Edited by Carly M. Zander
PENSACOLA, FL - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite being in the epicenter of hurricane activity, Floridians continue to roll the dice on hurricane insurance. Attorney Samuel Bearman finds that an alarming number of Florida residents do not have adequate insurance coverage, should a major hurricane hit the state.
Federal Court Issues a Prompt Trial Date in Skyline's Patent Case Against Google Earth
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 23:21:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SKYLINE, VA - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a patent infringement case asserted against Google Earth (Google's 3D mapping software) a federal court judge in Massachusetts has issued an expedited discovery and trial schedule in response to plaintiff Skyline Software Systems' request for a preliminary injunction. The court has not yet ruled on the motion, but issued a claim construction determination and gave Skyline a prompt trial date - usually a strong indication that the court views the claims of patent infringement as having real substance.
Arizona Judicial Reform - Dedicated to Justice for All
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 01:33:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arizona based ARIZONA JUDICIAL REFORM (azjudicialreform.org) affirms judicial corruption is deeply rooted within the Arizona Courts. The group is in the process of pressing forward a voter initiative to remove immunity for Arizona Judges, and possibly limiting their terms to four years.
Parties Announce $4.45 Million Settlement of Overtime and Other Wage and Hour Claims for New York Employees of Service Corp. International Affiliates
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 14:51:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Office of Richard T. Seymour, P.L.L.C. and The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm, LLP, counsel for a class of present and former employees of Service Corp. International affiliates, and Baker & Hostetler LLP, counsel for Service Corp. International, and its affiliates, are today announcing a settlement in Sines et al. v. Service Corp. International (SCI), et al., a case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Corinthian Colleges Reports Favorable Arbitration Award in Satz Case - Arbitrator Finds in Favor of Company on All Counts
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 14:34:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA ANA, CA - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- [Original release date July 11, 2005] -- Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO) has received a favorable arbitration award in the case of Satz vs. Rhodes Colleges, Inc., Corinthian Colleges, Inc., and Florida Metropolitan University. Satz asserted claims on his own behalf and a putative class of similarly situated current and former students in the Company's Florida Metropolitan University ('FMU') campuses in Florida and online.
Florida Lawyer Advises Home, Business Owners: 'Do This if You've Filed a Hurricane Wilma Claim With Your Insurance Company and They're Not Treating You Fairly'
Thu, 01 Dec 2005, 15:04:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, FL - Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Longtime South Florida resident, Edward Zebersky, Esq., is giving back to his hurricane-beaten community in the best way he knows how - offering residents free legal advice on the best way to handle their Hurricane Wilma insurance claims.
Los Angeles Attorneys Cite Failure to Plan as Primary Reason for the Nightmare of Conservatorship
Mon, 21 Nov 2005, 16:52:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Times 'Guardian for Profit' series of articles last week valiantly exposed the unconscionable misery and monetary loss suffered by the old and ill in the "care" of conservators in California. State legislators should take immediate action to regulate conservators and enforce existing laws applicable to our local counties and courts. 'However, many of the victims in the articles could have avoided the situation by taking personal responsibility through the advanced preparation of appropriate legal documents,' advises Caprice L. Collins of the Collins Law Group, a Los Angeles area attorney whose practice emphasizes Estate Planning and Elder Law.
National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys Enters into Strategic Alliance with America's Leading Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage
Wed, 10 Aug 2005, 10:32:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash. - August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners LLC, the only national, agent-owned long term care insurance brokerage in the U.S., today announced a strategic alliance with the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. The arrangement will, in effect, make it easier for the lawyers to save their clients money. 'They see the strong connection between health insurance and wealth assurance,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial
Leading Document Preparation Service Launches New Innovative Low Cost Expungement-by-Mail Service Seeking to Clear Criminal Records Nationwide
Fri, 27 May 2005, 12:50:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
EAST ORANGE, NJ - May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clear Your Record! (A Document Preparation Service), established in 1994, and a unit of Speller Enterprises announced today the launching of a new 'revamped' low-cost expungement by mail service for people who cannot afford to retain an expensive attorney to clear their records of criminal charges.
Class Action Suits Filed Against Insurance Giants For Non-Payment of Hurricane Claims
Mon, 16 May 2005, 15:03:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PENSACOLA, Fla. - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Florida homeowners, who suffered substantial property damage as a result of last year's Hurricane Ivan, have filed class action lawsuits against their insurance companies for refusing to pay on their claims. Attorneys Samuel Bearman and Edward Zebersky filed the suits on behalf of the plaintiffs.
1-800-SKI VAIL Wins Trademark Lawsuit Against Vail Associates
Wed, 12 Jan 2005, 11:50:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ -- On January 3, 2005, Vend-Tel-Co, Ltd., a small business from Fort Collins, Colorado won a federal trademark lawsuit against skiing giant Vail Associates, Inc. over the right to use 1-800-SKI VAIL. In the lawsuit, Judge Matsch of the U.S. District Court determined that Vail Associates could not use its registered trademark VAIL to prevent Eric Hanson from using his registered trademark, 1-800-SKI VAIL. The small business makes well-priced condo, hotel, and resort reservations at a variety of ski area locations through dozens of 1-800-SKI phone numbers.
Dallas Judge Agrees with Lance Armstrong in Legal Case announced by Herman Howry & Breen L.L.P.
Mon, 10 Jan 2005, 19:16:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
AUSTIN, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Austin resident and six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong insists he has always played by the rules. Last week, a Dallas district court judge ordered that a sport promotion company involved in a legal case with Armstrong do the same.
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