Monthly Archives: October 2016

Establishing Retroactive Survivor Benefit Plan Payments (SBP) for a Dependent Child

In December 2014, Congress passed the Disabled Military Child Protection Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015. This important piece of legislation amended 10 U.S.C. 1450 by permitting monthly Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuity payments to

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Two Families Filed Lawsuit in Palm Springs Tour Bus Fatal Crash

The families of two victims in last week’s deadly bus crash near Palm Springs have a filed lawsuit against the bus company and the estate of the bus driver. The suit claims the bus driver failed to travel at a

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Recalled Used Vehicles Sold and Rented to Public Without Repairs

In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at legislation for rental car companies and car makers regarding recalled vehicles.

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Workshop on Childhood Trauma Provides Insightful Information for Parents and School Personnel

By Marion M. Walsh, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP On October 27, 2016, a committed group of parents and educators, on a very stormy evening, attended a workshop on: Development  Mediated by Trauma: How to Recognize and Remediate Adverse Childhood Experiences,

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On October 27, 2016, a committed group of parents and educators, on a very stormy evening, attended a workshop on: Development  Mediated by Trauma: How to Recognize and Remediate Adverse Childhood Experiences,  with experts Dr. Boris Gindis, psychologist specializing in

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Press Coverage of Fun 5’s Appellate Argument

The following news story appeared on Time Warner Cable News in Austin following arguments held before a three judge panel of the Austin Court of Appeals in the Fun 5’s lawsuit: Texans Suing Lotto Ticket Makers Over Misleading Punctuation   By

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Quinn v. CP Franchising – Coming and Going Rule in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Florida employees who are injured in the course and scope of employment are entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits to cover their medical bills and a portion of their lost wages while they recover. However, these benefits are not absolute and

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USCIS Extends TPS for Nepal

On October 26, 2016, USCIS announced an extension of designation of Nepal for Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, in the United States for an additional 18 month period, effective from December 25, 2016, through June 24, 2018.  According to USCIS,

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Public Wants Well-Rested Medical Residents to Ensure Safe Patient Care

A new national poll shows that the vast majority of the American public favors restricting the work shifts of medical residents (also known as resident physicians) to no more than 16 straight hours without sleep, according to a press release

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Two Florida doctors to begin serving pill mill sentences

Two Florida doctors must begin serving their prison sentences in October, three years after their convictions on money laundering charges related to a chain of Florida pill mills, a federal judge ruled. Cynthia Cadet must turn herself in to begin

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