Daily Archives: December 10, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury Products Liability Video by Ted Bogosian  
Most Dangerous Toys of 2012 [Video]

  Dangerous toys injure and kill, warns the president of a well-known consumer advocacy group. Be careful of what you read. The organization found toys advertised online with much younger age restrictions than the recommended ages printed on boxes. Toys with choking and strangling hazards for children lurk in store aisles and on the Internet. Now, with the holiday season upon us, you’ll want to be wary of the most dangerous toys of 2012.  Lawyers.com reporter Ted Bogosian shows you …

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Posted 1 year ago in Consumer Law Government Social Networks by Janet Raasch  
New Rules Proposed to Protect Children’s Privacy Online

At one time, parenting was a lot simpler. All parents had to worry about was their child’s behavior in school, on the playground or around the dinner table. Children lived in protected, limited universes and interactions were face-to-face. Today, because of computers, tablets and smartphones, children have vastly-expanded universes, and many of their interactions are virtual. Parents must worry about their child’s behavior online, and also about how others are tracking that behavior.   Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act In …

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Posted 1 year ago in Criminal Law News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd  
Man Robs Bank When He Finds No Money in His Account

LEGAL NEWS OF THE WEIRD — In November, Jacory Walker, 19, pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery in Waxahachie, Texas, and was sentenced to 37 months in prison. He had made the mistake of asking a teller at the 1st Convenience Bank to access his account (giving the teller his Social Security number), and only then, when realizing he had no money left, deciding to rob the place.      

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Posted 1 year ago in Criminal Law Taxation by Betsy Kim  
Is Lindsay Lohan Being Treated Fairly? [Poll]

Lawyers.com readers may have noticed actress Lindsay Lohan keeps getting into trouble with the law. As reported in today’s Lawyers.com news article, “IRS Seizes Lindsay Lohan’s Bank Accounts,” the actor of tiger’s blood fame, Charlie Sheen, reportedly stepped in to help Lindsay pay her debts. With all of Lindsay’s recent troubles, do you feel the “Freaky Friday” actress is being treated fairly, or are police and law enforcement giving her the “Mean Girls” treatment and selectively picking on Lindsay? Take …

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Posted 1 year ago in Taxation by Aaron Kase  
IRS Seizes Lindsay Lohan’s Bank Accounts

Lindsay Lohan had a rude start to December when she learned that the IRS had seized her bank accounts as part of an effort to collect on $233,904 in back taxes she owes from 2009 and 2010. The news comes on the heels of the dual criminal charges filed against Lohan last week in New York and California for her involvement in a nightclub brawl and in a motor vehicle accident, respectively. The “Mean Girls” actress is already on probation …

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