As many as 234 securities class actions were filed in federal courts in 2015, the highest since 2008. Moreover, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed about 807 enforcement actions that covered a range of misconduct and obtained orders equal to about $4.2 billion in disgorgement and penalties in 2015, as compared to 755 enforcement actions and… Read More »
Being a victim of medical malpractice is a scary, frustrating and life-changing experience. Unfortunately, we hear about these tragedies all too often in the news – scalpels left in a patient’s abdomen, wrong incisions, etc. – but we never think that it can happen to us. In reality, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in… Read More »
When you’re charged with a crime, you want to do everything in your power to get the charges reduced or dismissed. Syncing up with an attorney is a great way to ensure you get the best defense, but there’s also some actions you should avoid if you want to put yourself in the best position to beat the… Read More »
For law students, passing the bar exam is one of the last hurdles they need to clear before they can truly start their career in law. Studying for the bar exam will be a little different than studying for other tests you’ve taken in high school and undergrad, but if you know how to attack it, you’ll be… Read More »
Truck accidents may result from a variety of factors. These factors could include poor weather and road conditions, speeding, driver fatigue, improper loading of cargo and so on. Owing to the mammoth size and weight of the trucks, accidents with these vehicles can be disastrous. In severe cases, these accidents can turn out to be fatal.
Being involved in an automobile accident is traumatic and frightening. Your body reacts by producing adrenaline and endorphins. This is why people will sometimes be injured but not feel it immediately. There have been many reports of people who had walked for several days before they realized they had fractured bones in their feet. Other times people have… Read More »
Only a few social security disability claims are accepted by the Social Security Administration (SSA), and as many as 65 percent of applications are denied in the very first step. This means only a few lucky ones get their social security disability claims approved. In fact, the Social Security Administration might keep rejecting your request until you make… Read More »
Divorce can be a confusing and complex ordeal for air force couples. Legally, a service member who is getting a divorce is no different than a civilian, so you have to follow the same procedure as a civilian couple when filing for a divorce. However, there are unique legal issues which may apply as a result of military… Read More »
Numerous traffic accidents occur every day. With various kinds of vehicles plying on the road, these accidents affect many. Depending on the size, speed and other important factors of the vehicles, the impact of accidents can be disastrous. In severe cases, fatalities may also occur.
There is an ethical code of conduct that applies to all attorneys. Every state has their own code of conduct and although there may be slight differences in the specifics of the code for each state, they all hold attorneys to a high standard of honesty and integrity. These laws are in place to protect clients and attorneys… Read More »