Daily Archives: August 3, 2010 - 3 results

Posted 7 years ago in Current Events by Arthur Buono  
BP Set for One-Time Buyouts of Oil Spill Claims

August marks the month oil giant BP begins to settle most claims for damage caused by the massive Gulf oil spill. The process requires claimants to give up their legal rights against BP in exchange for a one-time payment. It’s a tricky process modeled after the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.   Process of settling claims to begin in weeks Payouts to come from $20 billion Independent Claims Facility One-time payouts to those who give up their claims   9/11 Claims …

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Posted 7 years ago in Personal & Home Safety by Arthur Buono  
Community Crime Watch: National Night Out

The National Association of Town Watch (NATW) sponsors the 27th annual National Night Out this evening. National Night Out lets neighbors come out and get to know one another and local law enforcement. NATW promotes neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships through the event.   National Night Out: America’s Night Out Against Crime Support and participate in local anticrime programs Block parties, walks, and youth activities highlight events   Getting Citizens Involved in Crime Prevention National Night Out continues the drive …

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Posted 7 years ago in Uncategorized by Jennifer King  
Meeting a Lawyer: Things to Consider When Hiring an Attorney

Hiring a lawyer entails more than just calling the first person listed in the phone book. The process isn’t complicated, but there are several things you want to consider to make sure that you’ve found the best lawyer to handle your legal issue. There are several factors you want to consider when hiring an attorney: Qualifications Experience Cost Whether you feel comfortable with the attorney Qualifications Just as you probably wouldn’t go to a cardiologist to treat a dermatology problem, …

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