Daily Archives: March 15, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Aaron Kase  
Collecting Payments from Deadbeat Parents About To Get Easier

A change in how the federal government distributes its benefit checks will make it easier for states to collect on back child support payments– or throw a number of fathers into the poorhouse, depending on your point of view. Electronic funds for government benefits mean entire paycheck is in play for support collection Law group criticizes rule that could leave disabled and elderly with no income Courts ultimately have discretion to decide how much money is garnished.   Paper Free …

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Posted 5 years ago in Medical Malpractice by Sylvia Hsieh  
Flood of Lawsuits Suggests ‘Deathtrap’ Hospital

One of New York’s hospitals faces mounting criticism and risks losing federal and state healthcare funding because of widespread complaints of medical errors and shoddy practices. In October, after a tragedy unfolded at Brookdale Hospital when a newborn died after he was admitted to the emergency room with a fever, an investigation by the city’s medical examiner determined that six month-old Amaan Ahmmad died because he was mistakenly given an adult dose of an antibiotic. Since then, scrutiny of the …

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Posted 5 years ago in Internet Law by Kristin Conner  
Video: What to Do If You Are Caught Violating Someone’s Copyright

Web sites and Internet technology make it easier than ever to copy someone’s else’s copyrighted work. You might copy images for your website, or copy news stories for your blog or post images on sites like Pinterest. This may generate an unexpected call that you have violated copyright laws. In this video, Enrico Schaefer of Traverse Legal helps you make sense of using information on the web and what steps to take if you’re accused of copyright violations. When posting …

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