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Legal and Law News – including consumer protection, liability, environmental health and safety, and related legal news from the Send2Press Newswire service.


Legal Counsel for Blockchain Smart Contracts Announced for Carbon Tokenization

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carbon Asset Network (CAN) announces that Oklahoma-based Wurtz & Associates will provide oversight and facilitation of the blockchain-based “smart contracts” related to the recently revealed initiative by CAN. Through an innovative protocol, this process tokenizes land resources for carbon sequestration and protection of the soil and water resources.

CDF’s California Labor and Employment Law Blog Listed 7th on Feedspot’s ‘Top 40 California Law Blogs and Websites’

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CDF Labor Law LLP (CDF), a California-based labor, employment and business immigration defense law firm, proudly announces its California Labor & Employment Law Blog (“blog”) has been ranked 7th on Feedspot’s recent list of the “Top 40 California Law Blogs and Websites.”

Attorney David Goldman Guest Speaker at Sarasota Charity Organization Fund Raiser

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David L Goldman was a guest speaker at the “Night Of Hope” fundraising event, held by the Second Chance Last Opportunity charitable organization in Sarasota, Florida. Goldman noted that the organization remained open throughout the pandemic and has served over 80,000 different individuals.

Bug-A-Salt Wins Settlement Over Dillard’s Dept. Store

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bug-A-Salt (a subsidiary of Skell Inc.) this month prevailed in a patent and trademark infringement lawsuit against Dillard’s Department Stores, according to the Bug-A-Salt, attorney, Liat Cohen, Esq.

European Court of Human Rights Affirms Freedom of Religion or Belief of Russian Scientologist

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has once again affirmed the rights of Scientologists in Russia to practice their religion based on Article 9 of the ECHR Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, announced the Church of Scientology International.

Strategic Capital Attends the 2021 Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Convention, Sponsors Special Events

LITTLETON, Colo. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From Thursday, August 5 to Saturday, August 7, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) held its annual convention. While they offered virtual attendance, they also hosted the conference in person in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Strategic Capital team joined them at The Steamboat Grand for the hybrid event, which was themed “Conquering New Horizons Together.”

CDF Labor Law LLP Attorneys Receive Best Lawyers in America© Awards

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CDF Labor Law LLP (CDF) proudly congratulates seven partners who were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2022 and four associates who were recognized in the 2022 Best Lawyers in America© “Ones to Watch” for various employment-related practice areas from metropolitan areas throughout California.

Families Facing Food Insecurity Receive Over 27,000 Meals From Employees at CDF Labor Law

IRVINE, Calif., July 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The stories are endless of jobs suddenly gone forever and families struggling to get by. As cities across the nation continue to deal with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, employees at CDF Labor Law LLP (CDF) got busy partnering with food banks and programs aimed to get food into the hands of hungry communities.

NotaryCam Partners with Texas Mortgage Law Firm, RUTH RUHL, P.C., to Add RON to Firm’s Loss Mitigation Services

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification / authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, today announced it has partnered with RUTH RUHL, P.C., a Texas-based law firm, to add security and automation to the firm’s loss mitigation services through remote online notarization (RON).

Santa Ana High School Students Get Mentorship Boost from CDF Labor Law for 10th year

IRVINE, Calif., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two high school juniors, from low to moderate income families in Santa Ana are about to get a significant boost to their career path from CDF Labor Law LLP, a California-based labor, employment, and immigration law firm who will sponsor them for an eight-week, paid internship. This is CDF’s 10th year participating in Project SELF mentoring program of at-risk youth.

Heath Spivey Named New President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™ announced today that they have appointed Heath Spivey, Manager of the Nashville Regional Office, as the new President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™, effective January 1, 2022.

Estes-Hightower PLLC offers monthly legal subscriptions to access Texas attorneys but with a twist

HOUSTON, Texas, May 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estes-Hightower PLLC, a Houston law firm, has attorneys that are available through monthly retainers or as some call them, legal subscriptions. The law firm recruits attorneys across Texas with credentials broad enough to cover a variety of legal issues.

Los Angeles and Las Vegas Are the US Cities with The Most Searches for Court Records

WILMINGTON, Del., April 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles and Las Vegas are the cities where the most searches to a leading court records website originate from. Data taken from courtrecords.us.org shows that other areas which have seen the largest numbers of searches include Houston, New York, and Dallas.

MondoBrain Announces Settlement – Company severs all ties to Augustin Huret

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The shareholders of MondoBrain have brought to a successful close a derivative lawsuit against its former CEO. As a result of a mutual settlement agreement, Augustin Huret is no longer affiliated with the company and has no ownership stake.

Personal Injury Attorney Rachel Anthony Has Joined LeMaster & Ahmed PLLC Law Firm

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeMaster & Ahmed PLLC has announced that Rachel Anthony, a personal injury attorney, has recently joined their Houston area office of LeMaster & Ahmed PLLC. The law firm focuses on personal injury cases and has offices in The Woodlands, Texas and Plano, Texas.

The Expansion of The Law Offices of Victoria Broussard: Bringing Humanity and Unbiased Practices to Central Texas Courts

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -​- ​The Law Offices of Victoria Broussard​, a Houston-based law firm, today announced their return to Austin, and plans for expanding their practice across central Texas. The company launched in Austin in 2006 and relocated its office to Houston in 2014.

SECDEF Urged to Protect Troops from Sexual Assault Through Equity Boards

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Washington D.C., metropolitan-based law firm of Jordan Guydon, LLP, announced today a plan to reduce sexual assault and harassment in the military. “Our plan recommends that Secretary of Defense Austin update 75-year-old architecture,” said managing partner Attorney Daryle A. Jordan, a former Army lawyer and veteran of the Gulf War.

Lincoln Law School of San Jose Launches New Website

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Law School of San Jose is proud to announce that its newly designed website launched on January 25, 2021, after several months of working on its development. Their old site was perfectly functional, but this much-needed refresh will help students, potential students, faculty, and supporters to gain more from Lincoln’s online presence.

NJWeedman Responds to New Jersey Governor’s Request for Dismissal in Ed Forchion vs. Phil Murphy Cannabis Case

TRENTON, N.J., Feb. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veteran marijuana activist Ed “NJWeedman” Forchion put New Jersey under the cannabis microscope late last year when he challenged the state’s newly passed marijuana legalization laws with a lawsuit directed at Governor Phil Murphy (Case 3:20-cv-16582-PGS-TJB FORCHION v. MURPHY).

Bug-A-Salt Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Dillard’s Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Skell, Inc., dba Bug-A-Salt, has filed suit against the department store chain Dillard’s and its distributor, William E. Connor & Associates, for infringing on Skell’s 2013 patent for a “bug killing gun,” according to Bug-A-Salt’s attorney, Liat Cohen.

Denial of Coverage for Gender-Affirming Care Declared Unlawful

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TransFamily Support Services (transfamilysos.org) today announced a milestone victory in the organization’s mission to build a world where all genders are accepted and treated equally.

Ed ‘NJWeedman’ Forchion Wages His Own War on Drugs – Sues the State of New Jersey Over ‘Bait and Switch’ Cannabis Regulation Laws

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘war on drugs’ has just taken a wicked left turn. On Friday, November 20, 2020, one of marijuana’s staunchest supporters, Ed “NJWeedman” Forchion held an online press conference at his NJWeedman’s Joint location, contesting New Jersey’s recent legalization of cannabis. (Case 3:20-cv-16582-PGS-TJB FORCHION v. MURPHY.)

NotaryCam Marks Significant Spike in Use of Remote Online Notarization for eWills in Second Half of 2020

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has seen a 10X-increase in the number of remote online notarization (RON) transactions the company has performed for electronic wills (eWills) thus far in 2020.

Defamation Attorney Defeats anti-SLAPP Motion for Bay Area Client

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra has successfully defeated an anti-SLAPP motion that sought to punish his client for seeking justice. The case is Li v. Yu, 20CV367955 (Santa Clara Superior Court 2020).

Defamation Attorney Secures Win for Client

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra has successfully prevented a lawsuit from proceeding that punished his client for exercising his free speech rights. The case is Tully v. Chouinard, CIV-MSC20-01019 (Contra Costa Sup. Ct. 2020).

‘Finishing Touches’ Closes the Gap Between Estate Plans and the Details of Everyday Life

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Katrina Bragg, owner of Task Mania, a leading virtual administrative assistant service, today launches “Finishing Touches,” a living document designed to capture and organize an individual’s most important personal information.

Transforming the Nation’s Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Innovative New Company Helps International Artists Come to the U.S. with Less Red Tape

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artistpass presents a new way for the exceptionally talented abroad to gain their artist or tour visas to the United States – efficiently and cost-effectively.

Veteran-Owned Berry Law Listed on the Inc 5000 for 4th Straight Year

LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Out of more than 6 million business in the United States, Berry Law has been honored with a spot in Inc. magazines annual 5000 fastest growing private companies list for the 4th consecutive year. Being ranked in the top 5000 places, Berry Law lands among some of the fastest growing and highly respected companies in the U.S.

Denmon Pearlman Shows Real Character in New Brand Video, ‘Tampa Bay Warriors for Justice’

TAMPA, Fla., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The law firm of Denmon Pearlman recently released a new brand video showcasing why their Tampa Bay law firm is relatable, fun, and trustworthy.

Bay Area Law School Launches Two New Flexible Online Degrees in Intellectual Property

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Law School of San Jose today announced their Flexible Online LLM and MLS in Intellectual Property, two new programs. Both the LLM IP and the MLS IP programs with a concentration on patents will be available starting this Fall semester 2020 starting in September.

Patent Bots LLC Releases New Legal Rankings for Tracking Patent Quality

SOMERVILLE, Mass., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patent Bots today announced its Patent Law Firm Quality Scores, a new ranking of 802 U.S. patent law firms with at least 50 issued patents for the year ending March 31, 2020. Patent Bots downloaded 310,842 publicly available patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and then used the company’s AI-powered, automated patent proofreading tool to count the number of errors in each issued patent.

Estes-Hightower PLLC launched PleadWrite.com to rival leading online document generation companies by offering free probate litigation services to Texas customers

HOUSTON, Texas, July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estes-Hightower PLLC, a Houston law firm, offers free probate litigation with the purchase of a last will and testament through PleadWrite.com. The online system is unique compared to competitors like LegalZoom or Rocket Lawyer by offering free probate litigation.

Globest Trading Inc. and Internet Brand Development Resolve Pending Lawsuit with Canon

GLENDORA, Calif., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Canon Inc., Globest Trading Inc., and Globest’s parent company, Internet Brand Development (HK) Limited (“IBD”), have entered into a settlement agreement to amicably resolve the pending lawsuit between Canon and Globest in the Central District of California.

Bernie Walsh Named Top-Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bradenton, Florida by Super Lawyers

BRADENTON, Fla., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh of Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, has been honored as a top-rated personal injury attorney in Bradenton Florida during the 2020 Super Lawyers selection.

3 Attorneys from Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Continue Firm’s Legacy of Leadership in the St. Petersburg Bar Association

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. is proud to announce that three of its attorneys were sworn into leadership roles of the St. Petersburg Bar Association on May 27, 2020. Sean McQuaid now becomes the 96th President of the Bar Association and Rachel Drude-Tomori and Andrew Pardun join him as members of the Executive Committee.

Organic Aromas Defends Intellectual Property

BOISE, Idaho, June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Organic Aromas, the creator of Nebulizing Diffuser® aromatherapy products, emphasized today that they have long owned intellectual property rights for their well-known brands Nebulizing Diffuser and Organic Aromas® as well as their diffuser products. In an effort to combat unauthorized knock-offs of their brands and products, the company has taken appropriate legal measures to protect their brands and products.

Evaluations and Defense Testimony Expert, Dr. Jeffrey Freiden, Currently Offering a No-Fee Phone Consultation for Attorneys

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For more than 20 Years, Dr. Jeffrey Freiden has provided pre-sentence and post-sentence evaluations for defense attorneys and their clients. Dr. Freiden is also an expert in courtroom testimony and has been engaged by numerous law firms in multiple states.

AutoAccident.com: As Lawsuits Mount, Johnson & Johnson Ends Sales of Talc-Based Baby Powder in the U.S.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AutoAccident.com: After a century of selling baby powder, Johnson & Johnson has decided to pull the plug on further sales of its talc-based product. Sales will officially end in the U.S. and Canada after supplies already on the shelf run out.

COVID-19 and the Increasing Number of Uninsured Drivers – How to Protect Yourself by AutoAccident.com

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AutoAccident.com: With the unemployment rate at sky-high levels since the pandemic hit, many families are faced with difficult economic choices. For some that may mean having to choose between paying rent or continuing to pay for car insurance.