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Crumley Roberts Moving Forward Together with Community Partnerships for Bicycle Safety

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wednesday of this week President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Roberts along with Chief Marketing Officer Kim Roberts and several members of its marketing team celebrated Crumley Roberts’ seventh year as the lead sponsor of the Charlotte-based Carolina Cycling Team, an organization founded in 2011 and comprised of Masters-level competitive cyclists.

Don’t Shoot Yourself in the Foot – Transferring of Firearm is Complicated, Prepare Your Estate Plan the Right Way

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with gun law expert Joseph Fenton, associate attorney of Campbell Green LLP, to discuss the smooth and legal transfer of firearms.

Crumley Roberts is a Proud Presenting Sponsor and Chris Roberts is a Proud Model for The Men’s Fashion Show Benefitting The Black Suit Initiative

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crumley Roberts and The Roberts Center for Leadership, Education, Advancement and Development with their mission to develop, promote, and support programs that provide lifelong learning opportunities for individuals, business, and communities are thrilled to be one of the presenting sponsors for this event benefitting the young men who are members of The Black Suit Initiative!

Attorney David Goldman Announces New Program For At Risk Youth in Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David Goldman of the Personal Injury Law Firm Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, announced new initiatives to support at-risk youth by the Sarasota community organization Second Chance Last Opportunity in partnership with the Sarasota Department of Corrections.

New Fresno Pedestrian Injury Study Maps Most Fatal Roads

VISALIA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a 2018 police report, a staggering 64 percent of fatal crashes in Fresno involved a vehicle and a pedestrian. In an effort to raise awareness and reduce pedestrian fatalities, Maison Law of Visalia, California conducted a study of Fresno’s most dangerous roads and intersections for pedestrians.

Personal Injury Attorney Covington GA Ben Windham Selected to Super Lawyers® 2020 List

COVINGTON, Ga., Feb. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Windham Law is proud to announce that Founding Partner, Mr. Ben Windham, has been selected to the 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers list. This year marks the second consecutive year that Mr. Windham has been named to the prestigious list. Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters company, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

‘Death Sentence’ by Illegal Eviction for 88-Year Old Disabled Widow? L.A. Judge Denies Her Request to Stay Execution

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge has cleared the way for the L.A. County Sheriff to evict 88-year old Dorothy Green from her own Brentwood Home of 13 years as soon as Monday morning (February 3). Dorothy’s doctor says the eviction is likely to cause serious and potentially fatal harm to Dorothy’s health. And her attorney, Larry J. Caldwell, contends the eviction is illegal.

Injury Attorney Bernard Walsh Guest Speaker at National Trial Lawyers Summit

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernie Walsh of the Bradenton Office Of Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh presented a seminar for attendees of the National Trial Lawyers Summit. Held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Florida, the National Trial Lawyers Summit is an annual conference of the nation’s best plaintiff’s attorneys and trial lawyers.

88-Year Old Widow Asks Court to Block Potentially Fatal Eviction

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, January 13 at 8:30 a.m., attorney Larry J. Caldwell will ask the Los Angeles Superior Court to issue a Preliminary Injunction barring the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department from evicting 88-year old widow Dorothy Green from her Brentwood home of 13 years.

MediBid Named Potential Optum Competitor in Petition to Deny Public Records Request

KATY, Texas, Dec. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MediBid, an online marketplace where doctors provide bids to patients on medical care to bring competition back into the medical marketplace, along with its CEO, Ralph Weber, were named recently in the Petition for Declaratory Order Denying Representative Martin Daniel’s Public Records Request by Optum on December 12, 2019.

Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc. Announces Court Case Win Against Competitor Making False Claims

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Dec. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 24, 2013, Smart Vent filed a lawsuit against Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc. in the NJ Federal Court, case 1:13-cv-05691-JBS-KMW. Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc. filed a counter-claim. The lawsuit is now over and Crawl Space Door Systems won.

ENX2 Marketing CEO Nicole Farber Named to NSBA Leadership Council

DALLAS, Pa., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nicole Farber, CEO of digital marketing agency ENX2 Marketing in Dallas, Pennsylvania, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.

Child Sexual Abuse Settlements Obtained from St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School in The Silicon Valley

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) announced settlements today of claims totaling more than $1.25 million for two survivors of child sexual abuse by a pre-kindergarten teacher at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School in San Mateo, California. SSSA volunteers worked with the parties in these claims.

Robert Golan Wins Appeal for a Thermometer Factory Worker Denied Monetary Benefits

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert Golan, PC a worker’s compensation attorney serving Suffolk and Nassau counties, recently won an appeal at the NY State Workers Compensation Board in the case of a thermometer factory worker who was exposed to mercury and developed mercury poisoning.

Malicious Mediation and Manipulation: When Mediators and Lawyers Hide Abusive Tactics Behind Confidentiality

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wendy Meigs, Texas Pharmacist and Founder of SMA Education and Support, warns the public about the current evolution of mediation into a malicious “kangaroo court” to promote predetermined self-serving outcomes for mediators and lawyers as mediation confidentiality enhances the abuse of the already vulnerable.

Lincoln Law School of San Jose to Celebrate Its 100th Year

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Centennial celebration will be held September 12, 2019 at the Capital Club in San Jose to commemorate Lincoln Law School of San Jose’s 100 years providing affordable legal education to working adults.

Attorney Zulu Ali Discusses On-Air the Cost of Being a Black Lawyer Fighting for Justice

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Justice Watch Radio, a nationally syndicated radio broadcast airing on WCGO in Chicago, KSHP in Las Vegas, NBC affiliate KCAA in California, and via satellite on the GAB Radio Network; announces the release of an exclusive interview with its founder Attorney Zulu Ali, discussing the cost and consequences of being a black lawyer fighting for justice, and why black men are targeted by the justice system. (VIDEO)

VLP Law Group Announces the Addition of Mike Morrissey as a Partner in its Technology Transactions Practice Group

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Mike Morrissey has joined the firm as a partner in its Technology Transactions Practice Group. Mr. Morrissey comes to VLP from MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), #1 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 in 2014 (for revenue growth from 2009-2013) and a VLP client.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.

Battery-gate? Warranty-gate? Charge-gate? Tesla Under Fire After Series Of Class Action Lawsuits

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Law Offices of Edward C. Chen have filed a series of class action lawsuits against Tesla, Inc. for issues relating to the recent battery fires that have occurred worldwide and for Tesla’s used/certified pre-owned car sales.

Absolute Trust Counsel Launches the Elder Advocacy and Law Boot Camp

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the number of aging American 65 and older continues to rise, so does the need to support our elder community care systems to protect quality of life for as long as possible. Taking leadership in addressing these issues is estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel and the launch of its Elder Advocacy & Law Boot Camp this fall.

Attorney Daniel Murphy Joins Florida Justice Association’s Board Of Directors Young Lawyers Section

BRADENTON, Fla., July 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Daniel Murphy of the injury law firm Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh has become a member of the Florida Justice Association’s Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors.

Lawsuit Filed Against Uber in San Francisco Superior Court

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 8, 2019, Rahman Law PC filed a lawsuit on behalf of their client, a cyclist, against Uber after Uber failed to take responsibility for a May 23, 2018 accident in which an Uber driver veered across several lanes of traffic on Market Street in San Francisco, running a bicyclist off the road and into a light pole. The reckless behavior of the Uber driver was caught on video by witnesses.

San Francisco Personal Injury Attorney Shaana Rahman Named a 2019 Northern California Super Lawyer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rahman Law PC announces the eleventh year of the law firm’s principal and founder, Shaana A. Rahman, a personal injury attorney in San Francisco and Paso Robles, has been selected by Super Lawyers(r) for a spot on their coveted lists.

VLP Law Group Announces the Addition of Rob Buccieri and the Launch of a Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Rob Buccieri has joined as a partner in the firm’s newly formed Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Mr. Buccieri brings over twenty years of experience and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Klemchuk LLP Participates in Carry the Load 2019

DALLAS, Texas, May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Klemchuk LLP, a leading litigation, intellectual property (IP), and business law firm, announces that Klemchuk LLP and Team Klemchuk will proudly participate in Carry the Load 2019 Dallas Memorial March over Memorial Day Weekend.

Gokal Law Group: Trial in Sexual Assault Case Against Schwan’s Co. Moved to Sept. 2019

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than three years ago a woman was sexually assaulted in a Schwan’s truck in Northern California, yet nothing indicates the Sonoma County case (#SVC262079), will be resolved soon, says Attorney Alison Gokal, of the Gokal Law Group.

Robert Golan, PC Wins Appeal to Get Workers Compensation Coverage for Independent Contractor

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lately, some businesses in the state of New York have been hiring workers as independent contractors, not as employees in order to avoid providing benefits for these workers, including workers compensation benefits. Robert Golan, PC, a worker’s compensation lawyer, represented a massage therapist who worked for a local hospital doing therapeutic massages for patients.

Attorney Brian Sutter Recognized for Supporting New Clean Drinking Water Project In Haiti

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has been recognized for his contributions to building new wells for clean drinking water in Haiti. Located in the town of Jacemel on the southern coast of Haiti, the project organized and carried out by Food For The Poor Inc., was part of the charitable organizations’s wider effort.

PitBullTax Software Once Again Dominates Tax Resolution with its Release of Version 5.0

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PitBullTax Software is excited to announce the release of its most robust and streamlined cloud based software platform to date. PitBullTax, the country’s leading IRS Tax Resolution Software for CPAs, EAs and Tax Attorneys will be unveiling all the cutting edge major enhancements of Version 5.0 to licensees from all over the United States at its PitBullTax Institute User Conference today through May 3 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Jury Acquits Ex-Judge in DNR Trespass Case

AITKIN, Minn., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following a three-day trial, an Aitkin County jury recently found retired district court judge Robert Graff not guilty of trespassing in the DNR Savanna State Forest in Aitkin County, the Peterson Law Office announced today.

Tax Law Changes Impact Charitable Giving – Is Philanthropy Motivated by Tax Reasons Dead?

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Michael Crvarich, Vice President of Legacy Giving at the John Muir Health Foundation, to discuss how an individual’s core value system is the new driving force behind charitable giving.

Klemchuk LLP 15th Annual Ethics CLE

DALLAS, Texas, April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Klemchuk LLP, a leading litigation, intellectual property (IP), and business law firm, announces that the Klemchuk LLP 15th Annual Ethics CLE will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, in Dallas, Texas.

NotaryCam Completes Its First Remote Online Notarization eWill Transaction in Nevada

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has executed its first electronic will (eWill) transaction in Nevada using remote online notarization (RON). The transaction was conducted on behalf of a client of Reno-based law firm Laub & Laub.

Ongoing Development of Country’s Largest Butterfly Sanctuary and Innovative Entertainment Venue Stonewalled by City of Buena Park

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Garcia Rainey Blank & Bowerbank LLP (GRBB) today announced that the City of Buena Park, Calif. filed a lawsuit designed to halt its client, Butterfly Pavillion LLC, from completing a one-of-a-kind, world-class entertainment center for the city. Dubbed the “Butterfly Palladium,” the project was to be the newest and highly sought after tourist attraction in Buena Park’s plans to overhaul its aging entertainment corridor, which includes and surrounds Knott’s Berry Farm.

San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys Rahman Law PC Sponsor Walk to Work Day 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys, Rahman Law PC, are pleased to announce their repeat sponsorship of Walk San Francisco’s annual Walk to Work Day. The event will take place Wednesday, April 10, 2019 between 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Last year’s event was the biggest ever.

Sean M. Clayton Named Rising Star by Super Lawyers

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sean M. Clayton of The Karney Law Firm has been selected to the 2019 North Carolina Rising Stars list, The Karney Law Firm announced today. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Mg O’Hare Law Releases White Paper on New York State’s Industrial Equipment Rental Industry for Owners and Operators

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mg O’Hare Law, a New York Law Firm, releases white paper on New York State’s Industrial Equipment Rental Market for Owners and Operators. The industrial equipment rental market is forecast to grow over the next five years to 2023. New York State is expected to outpace the rate of growth of the U.S. industry. A focus on customer retention can give operators an edge over the competition.

Rukab Brash Law Firm Achieves Significant Decision with Victory in Recent Adjacent Property Access Dispute

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rukab Brash PLLC, a boutique New York City real estate law firm, successfully saved a Bronx developer from paying an adjacent property owner a license fee of over $8,000 per month and over $100,000 in professional fee reimbursement. The firm also helped the Bronx developer obtain access to the adjacent property in order to install New York City Department of Buildings required protections.

NY Law Firm Levy Konigsberg LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Rockefeller University Hospital Related to Decades of Alleged Sexual Abuse

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York-based law firm Levy Konigsberg LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Rockefeller University Hospital based on allegations related to the Hospital’s handling of sexual abuse claims made against Dr. Reginald Archibald, a faculty member who served on the University’s faculty between the 1940s and 1980s.