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Commonly Overlooked Tools for Incapacity Planning

Every individual should have a plan for when they can no longer make decisions for themselves effectively but most delay planning because it entails the confronting their fears about disability, death, and dying. As the U.S. population ages in greater

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Travel in these Uncertain times

We recommend that all non immigrants refrain from leisure travel outside the US for the next 90 days For the next 90 days, nearly all travelers, except U.S. citizens, traveling on passports from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and

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Bipartisan bill introduced to protect DACA recipients

A bipartisan group of senators in this lame duck session of Congress has introduced legislation to protect undocumented young immigrants who were brought to the United States as children – a group whose status may be threatened if President-elect Trump

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Canadian Visitors need to check I-94

Canadians historically have crossed the border and have not been issued an I-94, nor have their passport been stamped. Snowbirds came to Florida or Arizona, and stay the entire winter, which might stretch more than 6 months. The Customs and

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Unbelievable 25 Surgeries Performed on Infant Ends in Medical Negligence Settlement

According to a recent survey by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), one of the leading causes of death in the United States is medical error. The Personal Injury Bureau (PIB) suggests that approximately 400,000 deaths in 2014 were the

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Surgical Removal of Wrong Rib Leads to Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

This bizarre case outlines the risks associated with attempting to cover up a medical mistake. Deborah Craven, 60, was scheduled to have eights rib removed in May 2015 at Yale Hospital in Connecticut. The operation was consider a success, but

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Electrocution Case

A widow of an electrocuted welder filed a wrongful death lawsuit, on the second-year anniversary of death. A 33-year-old welder was unexpectedly electrocuted while he was on-the-job at a recycling center in October 2014. He was assisting several other workers

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Passengers Boo Gold Star Family on Flight to Retrieve Soldier’s Remains

Jim Fausone Veteran Advocate Sgt. John W. Perry was one of two individuals killed in an explosion at a United States airbase on November 12th. Perry, 30, along with PFC. Tyler R. Iubelt died from injuries after an attack by

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Land Port of Entry Nonimmigrants Can Make an Advance, Online Application

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has made its Form I-94, Arrival and Departure Record, available online for travelers prior to their arrival at a land port of entry. This document is to be completed by foreign nationals entering the

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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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