Category: Legal Articles

Thank You For Making our 13th Annual Special Needs Seminar our Best Yet

Gilfix and La Poll wishes to thank the hundreds of attendees, and wonderful nonprofit co-sponsors, for making our 13th annual Special Needs Seminar our best yet! We were overwhelmed with the response, and with all of the kind comments we

Car vs. Motorcycle Crash Sends Man to Hospital with Serious Injuries

Recovering from an auto accident can take a toll on your emotional and physical well-being, not to mention the financial burden that comes with trying to cover the expenses associated with the crash. While an attorney can help obtain compensation

Three men arrested after drug raid reveals over $4 million and heroin stash

Federal agents busted a multimillion-dollar drug operation that hid cash and heroin in wooden furniture. Three men were arrested for their alleged role in the drug ring following a raid in the Bronx neighborhood of New York. They are now

Virginia’s New Access to Digital Assets Act

Effective July 1, 2017, Virginia will be repealing its current law relating to digital assets, the Privacy Expectation Afterlife and Choices Act, and will adopt the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, which will be codified as Virginia Code

Florida family wins $33.8 million medical malpractice award in brain injury case

A Florida family was awarded $33.8 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit after a judge ruled that a baby’s irreversible brain damage was caused by the decisions of a federally employed doctor. The baby’s mother was a patient at Jessie

More focus needed on physical health effects of PTSD, says study

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has long been considered a psychological condition. However, researchers are now saying it should be viewed as a systemic disorder that can also take a damaging toll on bodily health. A new study has found that

Pipeline owners file $300 million breach of contract lawsuit against midstream operator

An amended breach of contract lawsuit was filed by Magellan Midstream Partners and Plains All American Pipeline against Stampede Energy, seeking over $300 million in damages over an oil transport deal. The lawsuit claims that Stampede did not meet minimum

High Bilirubin Levels Leading to Jaundice Leave Toddler’s Brain Damaged

Parents of a toddler, who sustained brain damage, received $46.5 million in a medical malpractice verdict. When the baby was born in 2014, her blood tests indicated high bilirubin levels. There were no further tests done and the hospital did

The CRS Issues Report on Sanctuary Cities

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has issued a report on sanctuary cities, addressing the issue of how to define a sanctuary city, specific limitations that states and localities have placed on immigration enforcement activity, and measures that the federal government

Police nab 30 suspects in credit card fraud and identity theft ring

New York police uncovered a large credit card fraud and identity theft ring in Queens that is thought to have affected hundreds of thousands of victims. They arrested 30 people in connection with the scheme and named them in two

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