Attorneys, Law, Lawyers

Traffic Stops: Your Civil Rights

 One of the most common situations where Americans reach for their civil rights is during a traffic stop. Do you know what exactly  your civil rights during a traffic stop are? Here is a short list of 5 things you should remember during a traffic stop: You DO Have the Right to...
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Actos

Actos Heart Failure/Bladder Cancer Lawsuits

Actos, a product of Takeda Pharmaceuticals, was approved by the FDA in 1999 to help control blood sugar levels in type II diabetes patients.  Actos is considered one of the most popularly prescribed medications in the world, which is startling because it has been linked to...
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Product Increases Risk of Cancer

Product Increases Risk of Cancer

Many women undergo surgeries such as a hysterectomy or a myomectomy when fibroids are found in the uterus and need to be removed. During procedure, surgeons make a small incision in the uterus using a tool called a morcellator. In 2014, Johnson and Johnson issued a recall of all...
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workplace and sexual harassment

Workplace and Sexual Harassment

Workplace harassment is defined as any unwanted activity that happens in the work environment to make another feel uncomfortable, including verbal or physical interactions. Sexual harassment is defined as any unwanted sexual attention, such as sexual advances, requests for sexual...
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divorce

6 Things to Consider When Getting a Divorce

Considering a divorce? Here’s a few things you should keep in mind as you make your decision. 1. What is the motivation for your divorce? If you are considering divorce it is important that you are doing it for the right reasons. If this is the product of an emotional...
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Arrested

6 Things You Should Know If You Are Arrested

  When you are arrested, everything seems to happen very fast.  There are many situations and different circumstances that can lead to an arrest. No matter how or why it happened, it is important to know your rights.  Read our top 6 things you should know if you are arrested...
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To Reaffirm or Not to Reaffirm

I am sure you will not be surprised to see that the answer to this—as is true with most legal questions—is that it depends.  As a bankruptcy practitioner I have mixed feelings about whether or not to recommend that my clients reaffirm a secured loan on a vehicle or a mortgage on...
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