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News Index for Thursday, September 03, 2015
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Tue, 01 Sep 2015, 17:48:42 EDT
BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A public memorial celebration will be held Saturday, October 10, at 2 p.m. ET. at the Museum of African American History, 46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA to celebrate the life and legacy of Samuel Washington Allen - who also wrote under the pen name of Paul Vesey. The noted poet, professor, lawyer and translator passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at the age of 97 on June 27, 2015 in Norwood, Mass.
Tue, 01 Sep 2015, 05:00:07 EDT
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE -- Steve Comisar is an actor who has appeared in dozens of movies, television shows, and commercials. He is also serving a federal prison sentence for fraud. Through the President's clemency power, a sentence can be commuted and a prisoner can be released with the stroke of a pen.
Fri, 14 Aug 2015, 13:03:51 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury this month handed Hennessy Industries, Inc. as successor to AMMCO Tools, Inc., its first-ever loss in an asbestos-exposure lawsuit despite the defendant company's self-assurances that the grieving family of an Army veteran and automotive parts store owner who died of mesothelioma had no chance of winning, victorious plaintiffs' law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced.
Weitz and Luxenberg Investigating Injuries Caused by Recalled Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters from Cook Medical
Wed, 12 Aug 2015, 13:32:53 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today launched an investigation into injuries sustained by patients when catheters used during cardiac angiogram procedures to inject contrast dye into blood vessels malfunctioned by either splitting or separating, the firm announced.
Mon, 03 Aug 2015, 16:00:16 EDT
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., Aug. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stockdale Law Firm, a well-known divorce and family law firm in El Dorado Hills, has announced it is transferring ownership at the end of August with the intent to carry on the success and trust it has built over the last 12 years.
Mon, 03 Aug 2015, 13:39:36 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg today initiated an investigation into the harm suffered by patients whose private health and financial records were hacked during a recent data breach in Indiana, the law firm announced.
Tue, 14 Jul 2015, 06:00:06 EDT
OJAI, Calif., July 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'ChosenLawyers.com reaffirms its commitment to making 'Equal Justice Under Law' available to all people regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin or status,' proclaims Paymon Barati-Darmian, attorney and founder.
Tue, 23 Jun 2015, 16:26:51 EDT
BRADENTON, Fla., June 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bernard Walsh, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, was selected as a member of Florida Legal Elite 2015 by Florida Trend magazine. Attorneys who are included in this group were chosen by a lengthy and exhaustive process that begins with peer selection.
Mon, 22 Jun 2015, 16:27:58 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Personal records and insurance information on 18,000 North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System patients were compromised by a data breach that occurred last year in Texas but went undisclosed for many months, and now Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is considering filing negligence, economic injury and failure-to-warn claims against Dallas-based Global Care Delivery, the law firm today announced.
Weitz and Luxenberg is Told 95 percent of Eligible Stryker Hip Patients Now Enrolled in Settlement Program
Mon, 15 Jun 2015, 12:58:51 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nationally prominent personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today said that 95 percent of registered eligible patients are now enrolled in the Stryker modular hip settlement program. This program has been established to ensure that each injured patient will receive a share of more than $1 billion as compensation for problems encountered with Rejuvenate and ABGII metal-on-metal modular hip implants.
Fri, 05 Jun 2015, 16:10:32 EDT
SARASOTA, Fla., June 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, June 4, 2015, attorney David L. Goldman of the law firm of Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni and Walsh gave the commencement speech to the 2015 graduating class of the Westcoast School of Human Development in Sarasota, Florida. For over 30 years the Westcoast School has been led by its founder, Dr. Henry L. Porter, and has been teaching students from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Tue, 26 May 2015, 12:52:32 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is investigating another privacy breach that has resulted in the theft of patients' personal information at several hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These hospitals all used the billing services of Medical Management LLC, based in North Carolina, announced the law firm.
Thu, 21 May 2015, 15:08:43 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., today announced it is investigating claims from members of the fishing industry, property owners and others harmed by an oil spill that began Tuesday and blighted the shoreline just north of Santa Barbara, California.
Thu, 14 May 2015, 15:33:56 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lumber Liquidators' Chinese-made laminate flooring has dangerously high levels of formaldehyde, a toxin so harmful that Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. filed a class action lawsuit in March against the company on behalf of consumers who installed this highly toxic flooring in their homes.
Fri, 08 May 2015, 15:13:20 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg today announced it will investigate potential claims from consumers pestered by unsolicited phone calls or spam text messages from telemarketers, debt collectors and others.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015, 13:53:11 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney James Bilsborrow, of Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., is one of a dozen lawyers from around the nation chosen to participate this year in an American Association for Justice (AAJ) training academy to develop promising new leaders of the legal profession, the law firm today announced.
Arbitration Hearings Scheduled: Wolinskys vs. American International Industries, Inc. and Daniel Dror
Thu, 16 Apr 2015, 06:01:00 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arbitration hearings have been scheduled for May 8, 2015 and May 13-15, 2015 regarding breach of contract, defamation and fraud claims for at least $131,081.21 filed against American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; Ticker: AMIN / OTC:AMIN), and its CEO, Daniel Dror, by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American, and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015, 13:57:25 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent voluntary recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) subsequently categorized as a Class II recall, has led Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., to begin accepting cases involving Zimmer Persona Knee replacement injuries, the law firm today announced.
Tue, 07 Apr 2015, 16:33:54 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., announced it is accepting cases of congenital heart defects and cleft facial abnormalities in children whose mothers took the prescription drug Zofran during pregnancy to relieve symptoms of morning sickness.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015, 13:42:13 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. today announced it is investigating claims from customers of Pioneer Bank who suffered - or fear they soon will suffer - economic harm from a data breach made possible by the Jan. 26 theft of one of the Troy, New York-based financial institution's laptop computers.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015, 13:18:30 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit seeking to make Lumber Liquidators, Inc., pay restitution to consumers who purchased from the home-improvements retailer certain brands of laminate flooring found to emit high levels of health-harming formaldehyde, the law firm announced.
(REDACTED) Former Director of American International Industries, Inc. Files Civil Lawsuit Against Appraiser in Response to TALCB Investigation Results
Thu, 26 Mar 2015, 15:01:29 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, March 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; OTC:AMIN / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, filed a civil lawsuit (Cause No. 2015-16578) against the appraiser of many of AMIN's properties, on 03/20/2015 in the 190th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas. (REDACTED)
Thu, 26 Mar 2015, 13:14:59 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. today filed a class action lawsuit against Seattle-based Premera Blue Cross on behalf of policy holders who lost sensitive private information as a result of a massive, sustained hacking of Premera's computer systems, the law firm announced.
Former Director to Consolidate Civil Lawsuits Filed Against American International Industries, Inc. and its CEO, Daniel Dror
Wed, 18 Mar 2015, 07:01:00 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, March 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; Ticker 'AMIN'), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have agreed to the consolidation of their defamation and fraud claims that were pending in two separate civil lawsuits against American and its CEO, Daniel Dror, in the Harris County District Courts into the ongoing Houston arbitration proceeding announced by American on December 17, 2014.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015, 15:26:22 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A '60 Minutes' expose this week of Lumber Liquidators, alleging the home-improvements corporation made profits by selling laminate flooring that emits harmful levels of formaldehyde, prompted Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce today it is investigating claims from consumers who purchased the hazardous Chinese-made product.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015, 12:55:54 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. has announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against Lenovo and Superfish for a recent case of laptop security failings. The suit was filed in response to the growing concern over computer manufacturer Lenovo's inclusion of Superfish malware on laptops purchased after Sept. 1, 2014.
TALCB Concludes Investigation - Finds Appraisals Prepared for CEO of American International Industries, Inc. Violate 17 USPAP Provisions
Mon, 02 Mar 2015, 11:01:50 EDT
AUSTIN and KEMAH, Texas, March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) held its February meeting on February 20, 2015. At the meeting, the TALCB entered an 'Agreed Final Order' in the matter of an investigation of Complaint Nos. 13-321 and 13-325 filed by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: AMIN / OTCQB: AMIN) located in Kemah, Texas.
Wed, 25 Feb 2015, 13:14:24 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Anthem Inc. data breach class action lawsuit brought this month by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. seeks to protect tens of millions of children - and not just adults - affected by the health insurance giant's massive loss of sensitive confidential records, the New York-based law firm today announced.
Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 15:46:47 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A security expert's discovery last month that certain Lenovo laptop computers were shipped with well-concealed malware giving hackers easy access to users' most confidential information has led Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce an investigation into potential legal claims against the hardware manufacturer and against the malware vendor, Superfish, the law firm today disclosed.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015, 15:49:22 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation's second-largest health insurer, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., following disclosure earlier this month that the private information of 80 million Anthem customers was stolen in a massive online data breach.
Former Director Files Two Lawsuits Against American International Industries, Inc. and its CEO, Daniel Dror
Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 08:00:02 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AMIN / OTCQB: AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have filed two civil lawsuits (Cause No. 2014-74771 filed 12/31/2014 in the 157th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas alleging defamation and Cause No. 2015-00708 filed 01/07/2015 in the 11th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas alleging fraud) against AMIN and its CEO and President, Daniel Dror.
Wed, 11 Feb 2015, 13:39:11 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ellen Relkin, of counsel attorney with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., has been named to the plaintiffs' steering committee created by judicial order to facilitate lawsuits against the makers of the anticoagulant drug Xarelto, the personal injury and mass tort law firm today announced.
Tue, 03 Feb 2015, 07:00:00 EDT
FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two former Army officers and current members of the Northern Virginia law firm of Jordan Patrick and Cooley LLP, urge the public to contact members of Congress and demand reform of the Army, Coast Guard, and Navy boards for correction of military records. Those two are Howard G. Cooley, a senior partner in Jordan Patrick and Cooley and retired Army colonel, and Daryle A. Jordan, the managing partner in the firm and a Gulf War Veteran who advised military commanders during that conflict.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 16:18:44 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mark Wahlberg, Robert Downey Jr., Wesley Snipes, Tim Allen, and Danny Trejo are among the top Hollywood stars who served time in prison. Wahlberg will be asked to step up and help fellow actor Steve Comisar who will be released from prison in 2018.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 12:50:21 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The family of a former Navy shipfitter who died earlier this year of mesothelioma received a verdict of $20 million against a manufacturer of boilers that were insulated with asbestos, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014, 16:47:55 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg announces the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler Group LLC. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered by owners and passengers of Chrysler cars and trucks that stalled, caught fire or sustained other potentially life-endangering malfunctions due to a faulty onboard computer.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014, 16:49:19 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perrin Conferences has selected nationally prominent mesothelioma victims champion Perry Weitz of Weitz and Luxenberg to co-chair its fourth annual asbestos-litigation symposium Dec. 2 at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, the law firm today revealed.
Weitz and Luxenberg, Allied Firms Obtain Stryker Rejuvenate, ABGII Hip Implants Settlement; Payouts Could Top $1 Billion
Tue, 04 Nov 2014, 16:43:24 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stryker Corp. has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company's Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014, 17:03:17 EDT
HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker's Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate Judge Diane Welsh of JAMS in Philadelphia.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 08:00:05 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer Takata Corp.
EPIC's Michael Nischan to Advise Trucking Industry on Minimizing Risk and Enhancing Safety at 22nd Annual TIDA Seminar
Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:00:15 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will present his views on risk management in the trucking industry on a panel during a three-day industry seminar hosted by the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA).
VLP Law Group Grows with the Addition of Jeremy Cubert and Richard Kimball to its Intellectual Property and Corporate Groups
Tue, 07 Oct 2014, 16:10:40 EDT
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jeremy A. Cubert and Richard N. Kimball. Jeremy will join the Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in the Washington D.C. area. Richard, based in Boston, focuses on corporate and transactional matters.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014, 13:44:18 EDT
PETERSBURG, Va., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Social justice advocate, author, and inmate, Christopher Zoukis, recently met with Sangye Rinchen, a transgender federal prison inmate incarcerated for bank robbery at FCI Petersburg - a medium-security federal prison in Petersburg, Virginia. What he learned was frightening.
National Law Journal Names Weitz and Luxenberg to 'Elite Trial Lawyers' List, Reveals 2 Keys to Firm's $9-Billion Actos Verdict
Wed, 01 Oct 2014, 13:50:01 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two keys that earlier this year led to a $9-billion courtroom victory by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos, were revealed Monday when National Law Journal named the New York City-based personal injury firm to its debut list of 'America's Elite Trial Lawyers.'
Wed, 24 Sep 2014, 16:14:48 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg today announced it has begun investigations of two major computer-hacking episodes threatening to produce a nationwide wave of identity thefts that could amount to dollar losses in the billions for consumers and banks.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 17:04:33 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A faulty integrated power module causing potentially life-endangering electrical system malfunctions in certain late-model Chrysler cars, minivans and trucks has prompted Weitz and Luxenberg to launch an investigation.
Seventy-two Cats Dead and Alleged Animal Abuser Unable to be Prosecuted Due to Humane Officer Breach of Duty
Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 13:51:03 EDT
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neighbors and concerned citizens are appalled that an Allegheny County Humane Officer who was called to investigate the abuse and abandonment of over 70 cats, removed two cats and sent the rest to die, according to Frankie's Friends Cat Rescue.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 14:03:46 EDT
CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the growing demand for sound legal information available over the internet, San Diego Attorney Stan Prowse has released an updated mobile-friendly version of his comprehensive and easy to understand legally oriented web site. Easy access to helpful legal information is now available 24/7 over stanprowse.com, optimized for all devices and web platforms.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 12:57:38 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The multidistrict-litigation court currently overseeing more than 100 class actions and numerous personal injury lawsuits against General Motors has appointed attorney Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz and Luxenberg to serve as liaison counsel.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014, 06:00:31 EDT
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Mark D. Taylor and Jeffrey A. Fromm as partners. Mark, based in Washington, D.C., practices bankruptcy law. Jeff, based in New York City, focuses on corporate and transactional matters.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014, 15:35:48 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- General Motors is being sued by owners of late-model Chevrolet Camaro cars, customers who feel the Detroit automotive giant's latest recall has deeply betrayed their trust, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 15:03:28 EDT
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jane Imperatore and Michael Kass as partners with an emphasis on Construction Law and Affordable Housing.
Tue, 17 Jun 2014, 15:23:45 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Riveting, heartrending, and - ultimately - persuasive testimony elicited by attorneys from the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg led a Manhattan jury on Monday to award $25 million in damages to two victims of asbestos exposure, the plaintiffs' attorneys today announced.
Fri, 30 May 2014, 13:13:37 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., May 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Manhattan jury on Tuesday returned a verdict against Ford Motor Co. and awarded $11 million to a New York mesothelioma victim represented by the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg.
Tue, 13 May 2014, 15:16:57 EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney K. Gabriel Heiser, author of the best-selling book 'How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets' (ISBN: 978-0979080197), was recently interviewed for a podcast on the Caregiving Strategies website.
Mon, 12 May 2014, 12:19:39 EDT
WESTPORT, Mass., May 12, 2104 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.
President Obama will be asked to consider the early release of famous con man Steve Comisar currently in Federal Prison
Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 13:22:18 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prominent defense attorney Jeremy Gordon will ask President Obama to commute the sentence of famous con man and actor Steve Comisar, who is currently in federal prison serving an 'excessive sentence' for fraud.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 07:00:06 EDT
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of David C. Lee to our Corporate, Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions practice group. Mr. Lee joins as a partner based in Silicon Valley.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014, 18:16:50 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man who developed bladder cancer after taking Actos, Weitz and Luxenberg announced today. The verdict, issued Monday night, orders Takeda Pharmaceuticals to pay $6 billion in punitive damages, and Eli Lilly to pay $3 billion.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014, 15:44:08 EDT
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., April 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're old enough to earn a living, parent a child, or think about maximizing your assets, then it may be time to consider the choices you need to make right now to protect your net worth in the future. That's why Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, will sponsor 'Estate Planning and Long Term Care Planning 101: Foundations for Informed Choices,' a free seminar, on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m.
Wed, 19 Mar 2014, 14:44:46 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A four-month legal battle ended this week in victory for the families of three New York area workers stricken by mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The verdict, announced Tuesday by a New York Supreme Court jury, brings closure to the fight for justice of three workers unwittingly exposed to toxic materials on the job. Weitz and Luxenberg filed suit more than a year ago on behalf of the three men.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014, 07:00:49 EDT
ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced at the 6th Annual CaseAware(R) Users Conference in St. Louis, Mo., that it has added new functionality to its existing bankruptcy search interface with KMC Information Systems, L.C.'s (KMCIS) CaseAware application.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014, 05:01:03 EDT
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and BERLIN, Germany, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Record Industry Professionals led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 and since to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014, 08:00:22 EDT
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced at the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Servicing Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Florida that it made significant enhancements to its automated searches of PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), the United States Courts bankruptcy locater system.
Thu, 06 Feb 2014, 08:59:10 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the United States enters the critical mid-year election season with close outcomes all but guaranteed, Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota (CEIMN) announces a new and concise resource, 'Recount Principles and Best Practices,' available for free.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014, 15:59:03 EDT
CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In May of 2013 Carlsbad attorney Stan Prowse was approached by the Andrea Kaye Financial News and Talk radio show to participate in a Legal Eagle series of segments focused on Family Law. Since that time seven segments have been produced and aired live on AM1450 San Diego and AM1510 Las Angeles.
Weitz and Luxenberg lawyer Samberg brings action against operators of derailed NYC train on behalf of injured Army veteran
Mon, 23 Dec 2013, 14:37:59 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What began for Gregory Paul Bignon as a pleasant, carefree Christmas gift-buying excursion on a quiet Sunday morning ended with a train crash and severe injuries that included a broken pelvis, knocked-out teeth, and head, back, and leg trauma, according to Weitz and Luxenberg lawyer Peter Samberg.
Fri, 13 Dec 2013, 15:09:14 EDT
MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 12, 2013, a Miami-Dade County, Florida jury awarded $15 million in compensatory damages to the parents of a 23-year old son who was killed by a drunk driver. The jury, equally composed of men and women, deliberated for three hours, according to the parents' attorney, Edward R. Blumberg of Miami, Florida.
Tue, 01 Oct 2013, 15:59:36 EDT
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.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 06:00:08 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 19:33:02 EDT
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.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 08:00:03 EDT
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.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013, 16:31:26 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013, 17:33:05 EDT
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.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013, 16:24:51 EDT
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.
Tue, 04 Jun 2013, 16:26:44 EDT
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.
Tue, 04 Jun 2013, 14:22:31 EDT
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).
Thu, 09 May 2013, 18:31:57 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Wed, 24 Apr 2013, 13:24:25 EDT
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).
Tue, 16 Apr 2013, 16:23:25 EDT
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.
Mon, 15 Apr 2013, 13:22:27 EDT
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.
Tue, 02 Apr 2013, 15:54:54 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 18 Mar 2013, 15:58:48 EDT
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.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013, 16:57:25 EDT
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.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013, 13:23:32 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Tue, 19 Feb 2013, 14:47:52 EDT
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.'
Mon, 18 Feb 2013, 17:48:10 EDT
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.
Mon, 18 Feb 2013, 16:13:13 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 03 Dec 2012, 15:16:16 EDT
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.
Fri, 30 Nov 2012, 16:40:56 EDT
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.
Mon, 12 Nov 2012, 08:56:03 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012, 13:28:48 EDT
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.
Mon, 24 Sep 2012, 12:46:58 EDT
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.
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 05:58:22 EDT
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.
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 16:29:21 EDT
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.
Wed, 29 Aug 2012, 12:53:52 EDT
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.
Tue, 31 Jul 2012, 04:58:02 EDT
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.
Fri, 20 Jul 2012, 17:29:01 EDT
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.
Wed, 11 Jul 2012, 15:53:06 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Tue, 08 May 2012, 15:40:32 EDT
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.
Thu, 03 May 2012, 12:12:09 EDT
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.
Fri, 13 Apr 2012, 12:35:26 EDT
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.
Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 18:32:40 EDT
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.'
Mon, 26 Mar 2012, 06:59:42 EDT
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.
Thu, 01 Mar 2012, 16:59:03 EDT
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.
Wed, 15 Feb 2012, 07:59:22 EDT
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.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012, 18:14:49 EDT
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.
Mon, 30 Jan 2012, 14:03:28 EDT
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.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012, 05:58:29 EDT
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.
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 06:59:22 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Wed, 16 Nov 2011, 14:32:31 EDT
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.
Mon, 14 Nov 2011, 14:29:08 EDT
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.
Mon, 07 Nov 2011, 06:56:30 EDT
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 EDT
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).
Mon, 17 Oct 2011, 08:59:30 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 09:59:22 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Tue, 27 Sep 2011, 21:46:56 EDT
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.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011, 18:51:27 EDT
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.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011, 21:45:39 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011, 22:34:05 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011, 08:58:01 EDT
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.
Mon, 11 Jul 2011, 19:46:06 EDT
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.
Thu, 16 Jun 2011, 18:43:39 EDT
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.
Tue, 31 May 2011, 18:47:16 EDT
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.
Wed, 11 May 2011, 08:57:00 EDT
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).
Tue, 26 Apr 2011, 20:34:18 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 11 Apr 2011, 18:35:42 EDT
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.
Fri, 01 Apr 2011, 19:46:35 EDT
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).
Wed, 16 Mar 2011, 19:46:53 EDT
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.
Tue, 15 Mar 2011, 20:31:14 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Thu, 27 Jan 2011, 19:01:31 EDT
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 EDT
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.'
Wed, 05 Jan 2011, 11:59:43 EDT
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.
Tue, 07 Dec 2010, 21:34:55 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 29 Nov 2010, 20:35:30 EDT
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.
Thu, 30 Sep 2010, 18:02:26 EDT
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.
Thu, 23 Sep 2010, 16:58:14 EDT
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.
Tue, 07 Sep 2010, 17:53:04 EDT
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.
Thu, 29 Jul 2010, 18:39:42 EDT
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.
Wed, 21 Jul 2010, 04:59:55 EDT
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.
Fri, 18 Jun 2010, 17:14:51 EDT
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.
Fri, 18 Jun 2010, 15:18:36 EDT
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.
Wed, 16 Jun 2010, 14:36:13 EDT
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.
Wed, 09 Jun 2010, 12:12:04 EDT
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.
Tue, 25 May 2010, 14:52:49 EDT
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.
Tue, 04 May 2010, 14:52:27 EDT
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.
Mon, 15 Mar 2010, 15:33:44 EDT
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.
Tue, 09 Mar 2010, 15:39:51 EDT
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.
Wed, 03 Mar 2010, 14:32:34 EDT
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.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010, 08:58:56 EDT
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.
Fri, 26 Feb 2010, 16:20:26 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Tue, 08 Dec 2009, 14:48:34 EDT
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.
Tue, 01 Dec 2009, 07:59:29 EDT
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.
Fri, 20 Nov 2009, 18:38:37 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Thu, 05 Nov 2009, 18:52:31 EDT
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.
Fri, 23 Oct 2009, 12:55:11 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Tue, 25 Aug 2009, 12:04:18 EDT
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.
Mon, 20 Jul 2009, 07:00:37 EDT
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).
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 18:47:56 EDT
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.
Fri, 19 Jun 2009, 06:30:26 EDT
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.
Mon, 15 Jun 2009, 14:42:29 EDT
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.'
Thu, 11 Jun 2009, 17:20:45 EDT
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 EDT
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.'
Wed, 27 May 2009, 06:59:28 EDT
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.
Tue, 26 May 2009, 18:39:22 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Wed, 20 May 2009, 08:00:20 EDT
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).
Mon, 18 May 2009, 14:51:01 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 06 Apr 2009, 18:25:23 EDT
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 EDT
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.'
Fri, 13 Mar 2009, 12:19:55 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 02 Mar 2009, 17:10:38 EDT
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.
Mon, 02 Mar 2009, 06:29:39 EDT
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.
Tue, 18 Nov 2008, 12:05:36 EDT
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.
Wed, 24 Sep 2008, 12:03:53 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Thu, 12 Jun 2008, 17:50:53 EDT
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.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008, 11:17:15 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Fri, 16 May 2008, 15:34:18 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Wed, 09 Apr 2008, 14:50:58 EDT
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.
Thu, 03 Apr 2008, 13:15:57 EDT
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.
Fri, 15 Feb 2008, 11:20:13 EDT
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).
Mon, 28 Jan 2008, 14:14:53 EDT
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.
Mon, 14 Jan 2008, 13:26:16 EDT
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.
Thu, 06 Dec 2007, 08:30:48 EDT
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.
Mon, 05 Nov 2007, 12:08:34 EDT
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.
Fri, 12 Oct 2007, 21:18:00 EDT
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.
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 04:47:00 EDT
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.
Fri, 07 Sep 2007, 20:00:00 EDT
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.)
Fri, 17 Aug 2007, 19:30:00 EDT
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.
Fri, 10 Aug 2007, 22:31:00 EDT
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.
Tue, 24 Jul 2007, 22:45:00 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 02 Apr 2007, 19:00:00 EDT
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.
Wed, 28 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Fri, 23 Feb 2007, 14:00:00 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 05 Feb 2007, 19:55:00 EDT
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.
Tue, 09 Jan 2007, 15:25:00 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Wed, 29 Nov 2006, 15:44:00 EDT
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.
Fri, 10 Nov 2006, 15:31:00 EDT
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.
Tue, 24 Oct 2006, 21:26:00 EDT
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 EDT
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.'
Fri, 23 Jun 2006, 02:00:00 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 23:21:00 EDT
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.
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 01:33:00 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 21 Nov 2005, 16:52:00 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
Mon, 16 May 2005, 15:03:00 EDT
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.
Wed, 12 Jan 2005, 11:50:00 EDT
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.
Mon, 10 Jan 2005, 19:16:00 EDT
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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