Judge Jim Jordan, trial judge of the 160th Judicial District Court in Dallas County, Texas, ruled yesterday that GTECH Corporation enjoys “derivative immunity” and cannot be sued even if it commits fraud.  The lawsuit styled Nettles v. GTECH Corporation and the Texas Lottery Commission was filed by consumer... 
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The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) has established a special hotline for the state’s veterans. It aims to assist veterans on issues such as financial emergencies, benefits information, home repairs, homelessness assistance and property tax questions. The hotline is staffed by fellow veterans or their family... 
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There is ample research to suggest that family caregivers are more distressed by behavioral problems and changes in the personality of their loved ones than by their physical disabilities. For instance, while it may prove challenging for family members to physically pick up the body of a loved one who has suffered... 
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Despite the common perception that divorce is simply about the legal aspects that is not the case. Going into a divorce involves a number of things, only one of which is legal.  How you divorce is about will also depend on the procedure you opt to end your relation. In a litigated case, there are a number of legal... 
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Marital relationships can sometimes last a lifetime, but only if the people that are involved in it are in it with love, commitment and dedication. Yet sometimes, especially in relationships between a husband and a wife, things just don’t work out. There may be a variety of reasons for things not working out which... 
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by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., Esquire, CELA The Financial Power of Attorney is also known as a General Durable Power of Attorney. The principal designates an individual to serve as an Agent to transact financial decisions on the individual’s behalf. The document should be state specific, because laws in different states... 
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Birthright citizenship, the principle that most people physically born in the United States qualify as citizens, has been a subject of debate recently, with some legislators and Presidential candidates arguing that it should be ended or restricted. On Oct. 28, 2015, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) published... 
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One of the most valuable things to an insurance agent is the ability to find and work leads. If they are cold calling, using email campaigns or direct mail campaigns to find those leads, selling is going to be a tough, uphill slog. On the other hand, if they invested in exclusive Medicare supplement leads from benepath.net,... 
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The Hillsborough County School Board agreed to settle a lawsuit by an injured high school football player and his family. The school board will pay $2 million to settle the brain injury lawsuit. The 16-year-old was not wearing a helmet when he hit his head on a paint machine during football practice in Oct. 2013. The... 
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On December 11, 2015, the House passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through December 16, 2015 averting a government shutdown and providing time to reach an agreement on the massive Omnibus bill before Congress recesses for the Christmas holiday.  Among the provisions to be considered in the Omnibus... 
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