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US Department of Justice Admits Mistake

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The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) says that it “sincerely regrets” violating the injunction on issuing three-year work permits instead of two to immigrants ordered by U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen. The revelation of the infraction come as a Texas … Continue reading

Walmart Accused of Overtime Wage Theft

By Heidi Turner Alameda County, CA: Walmart faces a California overtime lawsuit alleging the company purposely gave assistant store managers the duties of lower-level employees to get around overtime pay laws. The lawsuit alleges the workers were classified as managers … Continue reading

No Summer Immigration Surge, Officials Say

No Summer Immigration Surge, Officials Say

Daniel Ragsdale, deputy director for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said authorities expect far fewer migrant children and families than the influx last year that gained worldwide attention and left Border Patrol agents unable to process so many … Source: No … Continue reading

$11.8 Million Verdict Against Boy Scouts For Sexual Abuse and Cover-up

A Waterbury, CT, jury awarded a former boy scout $7 million in compensatory damages for the sexual molestation and assault he suffered in the mid-1970s at the hands of a Boy Scout youth leader. The trial judge tacked on nearly $5 … Continue reading

Top 7 Reasons to Register for PILMMA Summit Now

If you do the math on the amount of law firm marketing and management knowledge that’s going to be revealed at PILMMA’s upcoming 2015 Legal Marketing and Management Super Summit, you know that you can’t afford to miss this event. … Continue reading

Can You Hold Parents Liable for Not Vaccinating their Kids?

By Alex Fuller  | Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C. Penny McCrathy of Dallas, an outspoken anti-vaccination advocate, took her unvaccinated children to Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Not knowing that her children had been exposed to measles by a foreign tourist, Penny brought them … Continue reading

The National Advocates Wants to Know Your Latest Accomplishments

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As part of our ongoing efforts to promote our members’ successes and recognize those who have excelled in their professional areas of expertise, The National Advocates encourages our members to send us news releases or other information that you would … Continue reading

Fraud and Racketeering Charges in Superstorm Sandy Litigation

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The “Sandy Docket” consists of 1,800+ insurance claims based in Long Island and Brooklyn, which have been consolidated in the US Eastern District of New York. Some of the difficulties facing claimants include getting discovery of information from the insurance … Continue reading

Tell Congress Not to Weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Tell Congress Not to Weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

By Lisa Donner, Americans for Financial Reform. One of the best things to come out of the Wall Street reform law known as Dodd Frank was a new financial watchdog agency – the first-ever with a focused mandate to make the … Continue reading

Are you Driving One of the 19 Deadliest Cars?

The Nissan Versa had the most damage in this 2013 crashin Florida

According to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the riskiest cars are mostly lower-priced small cars. HIGHEST RATES OF DRIVER DEATHS More than 46 driver deaths per million registered vehicle years, 2011 and equivalent earlier models, 2009-12 … Continue reading