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29 Apr 2:42 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In 2004, former coal baron Don Blankenship spent $3.5 million to help get a West Virginia Supreme Court candidate elected in a wild race that inspired a John Grisham novel. At the time, Blankenship’s company, Massey Energy, had a $50 million case pending before the court. Blankenship’s Republican candidate, Brent Benjamin, won ... [read post]
29 Apr 2:41 pm
Patrick Marley for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on the John Doe cert. petition. … Continue reading → [read post]
29 Apr 2:38 pm
Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 27, 2016 indicate that Florida-based Kalos Capital broker/adviser Lee Siler is the subject of customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Siler (CRD# 1832058). Lee Siler has spent 26 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Kalos Capital in Longwood, Florida since 2012. Previous registrations include Brookstone Securities in Longwood, Florida; Merrimac… [read post]
29 Apr 2:36 pm
A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-03084 Warwick Construction, Inc. v. Sterling Engineering Group of Companies, L.L.C. et. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. [read post]
29 Apr 2:36 pm
In the state with America’s longest coastline, beautiful beaches, and great surfing, it’s no surprise that driving while barefoot in California is legal. There’s a myth that driving or riding a motorcycle without shoes in California is against the law, when in fact law enforcement has no problems with it – although it’s not recommended for motorcyclists. Driving barefoot in California isn’t the only subject confusing drivers. There are other driving laws specific to California similarly clouded with misinformation, and they can be bewildering –… [read post]
29 Apr 2:35 pm
"U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power": Reuters has this report. And Bloomberg News reports that "FBI Computer Searches Expanded Under New U.S. Supreme Court Rule." [read post]
29 Apr 2:33 pm
A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-04035 Peter S. Kravitz, in his sole capacity as liquidat v. Aerotek, Inc.. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. [read post]
29 Apr 2:33 pm
Bankrate has the story here.  Excerpt: It's one thing to see banks marketing financial products they sell, like credit cards. It's another thing altogether to see them trying to sell cars, says Elisabeth Honka, assistant professor of marketing at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. "This is the first time I'm seeing it," Honka says. Under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and its implementing Regulation P, financial institutions may sell information about consumer transactions as long as they disclose to consumers that they are doing so and give consumers a chance to opt out. [read post]
29 Apr 2:32 pm
For decades, the Public Justice Center has worked to build a just society by fighting injustice, poverty and discrimination. As the PJC approaches its 30th anniversary, however, the struggle has evolved. “Virtually all of our work has focused on disparate impact on people of color,” said Debra Gardner, the PJC’s legal director. “More recently, we’ve ... [read post]
29 Apr 2:32 pm
A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-02032 Mangan, Trustee v. M.S.R.S., Inc., d/b/a VM International. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. [read post]
29 Apr 2:32 pm
A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-02031 Mangan, Trustee v. Dana Poly Inc.. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. [read post]
29 Apr 2:32 pm
A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-02030 Mangan, Trustee v. Forest City Models & Patterns Ltd.. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. [read post]
29 Apr 2:32 pm
A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-02029 Mangan, Trustee v. The Plastics Exchange, LLC. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. [read post]
29 Apr 2:31 pm
A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-02033 Mangan, Trustee v. TRM Manufacturing Inc.. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. [read post]
29 Apr 2:30 pm
LES Explosion, Plumber Loses License Master plumber who held the permits for the work in the buildings destroyed in an explosion found repeatedly negligent and submitted materially false documents to Buildings. Andrew Trombettas, a master plumber affiliated with S. K. Piping & Heating Corp., located at 2103 21st Avenue in Astoria, and Beta Plumbing & Heating Corp, located at 1201 Astoria Blvd in Astoria, has been issued approximately 400 plumbing permits. Following an explosion at a building for which Trombettas had been issued a permit, the Department of Buildings… [read post]
29 Apr 2:28 pm
A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-23671 Energy Drilling, LLC. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. [read post]
29 Apr 2:28 pm
The CFPB typically invites representatives from various organizations to speak at its field hearings.  According to an email report, U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness Executive Director Travis Norton will be one of the speakers at next Thursday's arbitration field hearing.  [read post]
29 Apr 2:27 pm
According to researchers, 80% of all emergency general surgery-related deaths can be linked to the seven most common EGS procedures. [read post]
29 Apr 2:25 pm
Following the nationwide trend to prohibit texting and driving laws, California has created several laws banning the use of cell phones while driving. The state enacted these laws to protect California citizens, behind the wheel, in the passenger seat, and pedestrians. Make sure you’re aware of the laws, enforcements, and repercussions of texting and driving before you make a deadly mistake. What Are California’s Distracted Driving Laws? Distracted driving has led to hundreds of thousands of fatal car accidents, pedestrian hit-and-runs, and fender benders across the nation.… [read post]