Monthly Archives: August 2012

DHS Issues Report of the Permanent Resident Population for 2011

The Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released its population estimate of the number of Legal Permanent Residents, or LPRs, in the United States as of January 1, 2011. The OIS report

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Seniors Face Special Challenges in a Divorce

American seniors are getting divorced at a greater rate than at any time in the past, and there are special concerns for people over 50-years-old considering divorce. The United States already leads the world in divorce rates, with approximately 50

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Medical Malpractice Insurance Companies May Be Forced to Drop Premiums for Medical Professionals

This story is potentially good news for doctors but bad news for insurance companies. The state of California is in an interesting battle of wills, with a ballot up for consideration that, if passed, would mean patients get the identical

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ADVANTAGE: Long Term & Post Acute Care

Study finds 21% of Newly Admitted Nursing Home Residents Sustain a Fall During Stay by Capra Dalton, President, Pedagogy, Inc. One in five short-stay nursing home patients sustains a fall after their admission. The study, published in the Journal of

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Alternative Fee Arrangements Offer Flexibility During Divorce

Most adults would agree that the number one argument in a marriage involves personal finance. If not resolved, disagreements over money can weaken a marriage to the point where divorce is the unfortunate outcome. In some case, bankruptcy can follow

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How to Dissolve a Domestic Partnership in California

Those of a certain generation may recall Woody Allen’s famous line in his Oscar-winning film Annie Hall: “A relationship, I think, is like a shark. You know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what

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DHS Issues 2011 Annual Report of Nonimmigrants Admitted to the U.S.

The Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released its 2011 Annual Report on Admissions of Nonimmigrants to the United States. The report reveals statistical details of foreign nationals who are admitted to

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Bankruptcy Law in the United States Has Developed Over Time

Bankruptcy law in the United States has gone through many changes, most recently in 2005 with the passage of a law that tightened restrictions on people filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. But that is only the latest development in a

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Think Twice About a Doctor Diagnosis If You Smell Alcohol on His or Her Breath

Doctors are human, and some have drinking and drug problems. It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to understand that an accurate diagnosis of a patient involves being completely present and with it – meaning not under the influence of drugs

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Texas Man Kills Wife and Three Kids Driving Under the Influence

Four sheets to the wind, a man kills four members of his family when he loses control of his vehicle while speeding. San Antonio recently witnessed one of the worst accidents it had seen in years. Booze was the precipitating

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