Daily Archives April 9, 2015

Criminal Defense – White Collar Crime

Criminal Defense – White Collar Crime

by: T. Going

White Collar Crimes are defined as non-violent acts committed by individuals or businesses in the course of daily working activity. Some of these crimes include embezzlement, bribery, tax evasion, false advertising and other types of fraud. They are generally used to obtain money, property or services to gain advantage in business or in ones personal life.
According to the FBI, white collar crimes cost the United States more than $300 billion annually. These crimes are considered to be federal offenses and even though state and local law enforcement may be involved in the cases, charges will most often be presented by federal agencies such as the FBI, IRS, US Customs, Secret Service, EPA or the SEC.
Penalties for white collar offenses g...

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Filing a Case Against Canine Bite Injuries

Filing a Case Against Canine Bite Injuries

by: Paul Hood

Man’s best friend can be man’s worst enemy. Statistics show dog attacks have accounted for more than 300 dog-bite related deaths in the United States from the period of 1979 through 1996. Most of these victims were children. And someone seeks medical attention every forty seconds because of this bites.
There are 800,000 approximate bites encountered every year in the US that needs medical treatment and again most of the victims are children. Almost $165 million is spent treating dog bites and 70% of dog bites occur on the owner’s property.
In most cases like this, the dog’s owner is required to pay for the damages caused by his pet’s attack...

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I’m Making A Stand For The Children

I’m Making A Stand For The Children

by: Rose DesRochers

Canada’s low age of consent for sexual intercourse is composing a risk to our Canadian children. Canada’s age of sexual consent is 14, one of the lowest in the world .Because of the low age of consent,predators are looking at Canada as their playground.
It is evident that Canada must raise the age of consent from 14 years to at least 16 years of age, I myself would prefer to see it 18.Adolescents cannot purchase cigarettes or alcohol until they are at least over 18 years of age. They are given special protection under the criminal justice system until 18. They can’t purchase adult material until 18.So why are they permitted to consent to sexual activity at 14?
As a parent, I know there is a huge difference in maturity between a m...

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What You Shouldn’t Believe About SSD

What You Shouldn’t Believe About SSD

by: Lala Balattan

The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. American citizens have come to be aware that with the Social Security programs for disability benefits and SSI, security is still there for them, even as they are physically restricted, burdened with an illness and unable to work anymore.
However, the Social Security is not committed to making massive awareness and information regarding such programs as the vast public are continually in ignorance of its procedures, policies and workings...

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Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury Lawyer

by: Wensley McKenney

The history of the Personal Injury Lawyer is littered with interesting facts about the U.S. legal system and contingent fee based practices (http://www.glofin.com). While many critics accuse trial lawyers of bringing frivolous lawsuits into the American legal system, nothing is farther from the truth. Personal Injury Lawyers advance their clients services and cash for case costs while funding companies like Global Financial (866-709-1100) advance cash to Plaintiffs against their pending settlements. Personal Injury Lawyers provide a valuable service to the American Justice system by working for a contingent fee which is only payable if there is recovery for their client...

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