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Seventeen Injured In Maryland Bus Crash

Police believe a Toyota Corolla cut off a Regional Transit Authority bus causing the bus to leave the road and crash through a guardrail before coming to rest in a wooded area. Twenty-six passengers were aboard the bus at the time; 15 were taken to area hospitals with minor injuries. Two people in the Toyota were also taken to the hospital. According to a release, the driver of the Corolla is at fault,... 

Special Limits on Wage Garnishment

In a previous blog post, http://www.brandonlawoffice.com/2016/06/heres-how-much-of-your-wages-can-be-garnished-to-pay-your-debts, we covered the broad limitations that federal and state laws place on wage garnishment. Wage garnishment is when a creditor sues you to have part of your income diverted directly to them to pay your debts. There are certain general limitations on how much of your income... 

Miami Golf Cart Accident Results in 5 Children Injured

Five children were injured – two seriously – following a Miami golf cart accident in which the golf cart in which they were riding slammed into a car.  Authorities reported to WSVN 7 News that the golf cart reportedly ran a stop sign and was struck by a Dodge Caliber and then overturned. Victims were between the ages of 3 and 16. The toddler was reportedly injured, but continued to say... 

Three men arrested in New York City fraud case

Three men were arrested on fraud charges brought by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in Manhattan over $12 million that investors were told would be used to produce major films. Gerald Seppala, Steven Brown and James David Williams face conspiracy, money laundering and wire fraud charges. If convicted, they could face decades in prison. Prosecutors claim that the men lied about producing feature-length... 

Wall Street financier pleads guilty to federal fraud charges

Andrew Caspersen, a former Wall Street executive, pleaded guilty to federal charges that he defrauded investors of nearly $40 million. Caspersen, accompanied by his attorney, pleaded guilty in a Manhattan federal courtroom to one charge of wire fraud and one charge of securities fraud, each of which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. Caspersen’s attorney argued that his gambling addiction... 

Understanding a Resident’s Transfer and Discharge Rights under the Nursing Home Reform Act

by Shannon A. Laymon-Pecoraro, Esq. One of the most frequent issues I face revolves around the discharge of a resident from a nursing home. Often times, an agent or advocate visits my office with a concern, because their loved one is being discharged from the nursing home, and they want to assess what their options are. The good news is that the nursing home cannot just kick a resident out of the nursing... 

Moving to a New State When You Have a Family Member with a Disability

Moving to a New State When You Have a Family Member with a Disability Moving to another state is a big undertaking for any family, but it can be particularly complicated when a family member has a disability. The secrets to a successful transition are advance planning and a backup plan in case of problems. Here are a few specifics to keep in mind. Know what to expect with public benefits If your... 

Moving to a New State When You Have a Family Member with a Disability

Moving to another state is a big undertaking for any family, but it can be particularly complicated when a family member has a disability. The secrets to a successful transition are advance planning and a backup plan in case of problems. Here are a few specifics to keep in mind. Know what to expect with public benefits If your family member with a disability is receiving Social Security Disability... 

GTECH Files Motion for Summary Judgment in Fun 5’s Case

GTECH (International Game Technology) has filed a Motion for Summary Judgment in the Fun 5’s case pending in Austin.  The motion alleges that there are elements to the Plaintiffs’ causes of action that they will not be able to prove at the time of trial.  GTECH has asked the court to hold a hearing on its motion on August 31, 2016.  However, it is unlikely to be heard on that day.  A... 

Texting and Driving Causes Fatal Miami Car Accident

An early morning Miami car accident killed one man is believed to have been caused by texting-and-driving, investigators told NBC-6 Miami.  Authorities report the incident happened shortly after 1 a.m. on a Thursday morning. At that time, a 25-year-old operating a sport utility vehicle southbound on U.S. 1 reportedly blew through a red light at Douglas Road. He was allegedly texting at the time of... 
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