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Is It Too late to Sue: Statutes of Limitation and Repose in Michigan

Lawyers receive calls every day from people who are injured but waited too long to sue. Don't sleep on your rights. There are time limits that...
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FDA Acknowledges Link Between Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

Twenty years ago, over $4 billion was paid to victims who became sick from silicone and other toxic chemicals leaking from their silicone breast...

Sessions Continues to Threaten Legal Marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made no secret about his attitude towards marijuana, he is vehemently opposed. Since his appointment there...

How to Avoid Claims of Professional Malpractice

  By HG.org
Legal malpractice claims arise when the professional for a client has acted in a manner that is counter to what should be done with a good...

Medical Marijuana Law in Texas Goes into Effect

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is reporting that because of a recent medical marijuana law passed by the Texas Legislature, pot is going to be...

How to Handle Claims of Practicing Medicine Without a License

  By HG.org
It is unlawful for any person to practice medicine without an active license. This means that if the person has been discovered doing so, he or...

UAE Labour Law: How to Resolve A Labor Dispute

In the United Arab Emirates, it is essential that you know your rights as an employee or you are at least familiar with some of the things in...

The Requirements of an HSR Antitrust Filing for a Merger or Acquisition in the United States

In the United States, mergers and acquisitions involving companies of a certain size must be reviewed by one of the competition authorities—the...

Why You Need an Administrative Law Lawyer

  By HG.org
Because government regulations and legislation changes constantly, an administrative law lawyer is needed to assist with these matters. This...

Safeguard Your Professional License from Disciplinary Complaints

  By HG.org
It is possible to protect the professional license of a person through liability insurance so that disciplinary complaints do not affect the...

Complexities Involved in Administrative Cases

  By HG.org
An administrative case arises due to a state authority and an individual having a problem. Because of the internal and potential for a court...

How To Settle a Tenancy Dispute Case in Dubai

The Tenancy Law or Law No. 33 or 2008 is the Regulating Relationship Between Landlords and Tenants in the Emirate of Dubai that is associated...

Newest Technological Sensation: Drones and Their Regulation in the EU

In the last decade, the world has experienced new highs in technological developments. Fast growing technology throwing new devices into...

Texas Governor Abbott Rules Out Special Session for Harvey Relief

With Hurricane Harvey having ravaged much of the Texas Gulf Coast, having caused tens of billions of dollars in damage and having affected the...

Textalyzer to Help Combat Texting While Driving. But Is It Constitutional?

The dangers associated with texting and driving have prompted some states to take direct action to combat the issue. With the aid of Cellebrite,...

How to Appeal a Professional License Matter

  By HG.org
Various actions while working may incur a hearing with the department officials or board in the corresponding company where the incident...

Judge Rejects Texas Voting Law Changes

A federal court judge has shot down changes to Texas voting laws for the second time. This same judge who first ruled against the law in 2014,...

When Can a Nursing License be Taken Away?

  By HG.org
There are various ways a nursing professional may lose his or her license in the medical world. In order to keep this form occurring, it is best...

Compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation for Contracts with the U.S. Government

  By HG.org
When a company has been contracted to the United States Government, there are often various regulatory hurdles to jump through by the owners or...

Requesting the Appropriate Route of Review in Administrative Cases

  By HG.org
When an administrative case needs a request for the appropriate route of review, it is important to contact the agency official of the...

Why President Eisenhower’s Dire Warning Is Still Relevant

It’s been well over five decades since the sitting President of the United States issued a grave warning to his fellow Americans as part of his...

Judges: Appointed v. Elected

We are taught from a young age that the best form of government is one that we the people elect. Is electing judges the best way?

Bringing a Lawsuit Against the Police for Brutality

  By HG.org
The injuries suffered by victims of police brutality may be extensive and require several medical procedures that are expensive and may not be...

Amendments to the Texas Expungement Statute May Help Clients Erase More Mistakes

Changes to the Texas expungement statute may open opportunity for persons to expunge individual offenses arising from the same arrest event.

The Process of Administrative Appeals

  By HG.org
The Freedom of Information Act is connected to administrative appeals processes when benefits or records have been denied. The next step may be...

New Credit Card Law Pits Texas against Merchants and Financial Companies

During the regular session, the Texas Legislature passed a law allowing merchants to ask to see a photo ID when processing a credit card or...

Will Texas H.B. 3016 Change the Way Criminal Lawyers Defend DWI Cases?

A new Texas law provides for sealing certain DWI convictions. The question is whether the new law will change the way criminal defense lawyers...

Pennsylvania's Ruling on the Impairment Evaluation Process for Workers' Compensation Claims

Last month, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the state’s current impairment rating process used to gauge injuries for Workers’...

Risks in Boards of Directors’ Work in Israel

“How did the board approve this?” Headlines like this pop up each time it is announced the Israel Securities Authority is investigating a public...

The Process of Administrative Appeals

  By HG.org
The Freedom of Information Act is connected to administrative appeals processes when benefits or records have been denied. The next step may be...

Can You Legally Smoke Marijuana in Federally Subsidized Housing?

  By HG.org
There are multiple states that permit the smoking of marijuana for medicinal and recreational use when at home. These laws do not usually extend...

Proposed Dark Store Legislation in Wisconsin Puts a Thumb on the Scale of Fairness

Max Baucus once said that “Tax complexity itself is a kind of a tax.” That statement is true in many ways.

Anti-Corruption Act in Brazil

  By HG.org
Brazil enacted a Bill of Law also called the Anticorruption Law that puts civil and administrative liability onto companies and organizations...

Compensation of Damages for Foreign Victims Due to Terror under Turkish Law

Within the scope of the Law No. 5233 on the Compensation of Damages Resulting from Terrorism and the Fight against Terrorism, the damages of our...

Texas Legislative Bill Submitted to Shore up the Teachers Retirement System Health Plan

The Texas Teachers Retirement System has a health care plan that has become insolvent and, without an extra infusion of cash and more...

Implied Consent Law after Drunk Driving Arrest Confuses & Confounds Drivers; Loss of Driver License

Every person who gets a driver's license in America is subject to having his or her driving privileges taken, if he or she refuses to take the...

Legislation Regarding Marriage by Minors in NY and NJ

Marriage by minors has been in the news recently as some states introduced legislation aimed at prohibiting child marriage. Until now in New...

Can Anyone Stop Me From Putting Up a Satellite Dish?

  By HG.org
As options for television channels have increased, satellite TV has become a very popular alternative to cable. Unfortunately, to receive these...

Call-Blocking Apps Could Stop You from Winning Big Against RoboCalls

By Using Apps such as NOMOROBO. This will prevent you from earning money from these harassing robocalls. You may be entitled to stop and earn...

Asserting Legal Professional Privilege for Internal Investigations

  By HG.org
In order to asset the legal professional privilege clients are entitled to for most legal matters, this means that the communications between...

FTC’s Role in Promulgating Laws about Digital Marketing

  By HG.org
Digital marketing and an online presence are utilized by many companies to take advantage of the growing need for the internet connection to an...

What Is Government Fraud?

  By HG.org
Government fraud may be classified as an illegal action that has been committed intentionally in order to shift government funds to another...

Helping Your Widowed Parent Organize Their Assets

The loss of a loved one can be devastating, especially when it is a parent. In order to help your elderly parent cope with the passing of his or...

Measure Nullifying Local Ordinances Regulating Cell Phone Usage while Driving To Be Considered in Texas

During the regular session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers passed a state-wide ban on texting while driving. Now Gov. Gregg Abbott would...

Disparagement Law, the Patriot Act and the Food Industry

  By HG.org
The United State Patriot Act was implemented to prevent and counteract terrorism in the country. Law enforcement officers and agencies are...

Privatizing the Patriot Act: The Criminalization of Environmental and Animal Protectionists

  By HG.org
The United States Patriot Act was implemented in 2001, and it has given law enforcement and other related agencies additional power to seek out,...

Is the Patriot Act Applied to the Food Industry Constitutional?

  By HG.org
Many believe that the Constitution of the United States is under attack by new regulations, laws and changes to rules that affect the civil...

What Should be Done to Fight the Patriot Act Applied to the Food Industry?

  By HG.org
Because of the Patriot Act and other laws that govern the food industry, it is not legal to provide statements and information that could affect...

Measure Nullifying Local Ordinances Regulating Cell Phone Usage while Driving to Be Considered in Texas

During the regular session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers passed a state-wide ban on texting while driving. Now Gov. Gregg Abbott would...

Texas Voter Information for the Public and Private Sectors

Since the founding of the republic, state governments have dutifully interpreted federal laws in ways that have best suited their...

Protecting the Elderly in Texas

A state's elderly residents are among their most vulnerable residents. Recent Texas legislative issues/news announces a new state law scheduled...

Telemedicine Reform Bill Passed in Texas

One of the bills that the Texas Legislature passed in the last regular session legalized the practice of telemedicine.

Trucking Regulation Update

Updates on 2017 trucking regulations were recently presented at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Conference in Cincinnati. The...

Unlawful Building in Italy

Unlawful building in Italy occurs whenever an urban intervention without the required license is undertaken. It constitutes an infringement both...

How Federal Debts May Affect Your SSD Paycheck

  By Herren Law
Now that you’ve gone through the Social Security disability process and started receiving your monthly benefits, you are free to use the money...

Texas Legislation: "Knife Reform" Passed

When the right to keep and bear arms is debated, the attention is usually focused on firearms. However, a growing “knife reform” movement is...

Apostille and the Hague Convention

The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement for Legalization for Foreign Public Documents (“Hague Convention”) is an international treaty,...

Is There Such a Thing as a Federal Defamation Claim?

  By HG.org
Defamation cases are often either clearly obvious or difficult to determine. There are a number of elements that must be proven in court for a...

Legal Mechanism of Extradition of Corruption Criminals

To create a legal mechanism of criminals’ extradition, first of all, we need to know some definitions as corruption, criminals and offender to...

Overview of the New Taxation Regime to Be Implemented in the UAE

It has been estimated that the introduction of a value-added tax (VAT) in the UAE will generate Dh12 billion of additional revenues.

Getting the Government on Your Side as a Whistleblower

A whistleblower is a person who brings to light information that uncovers fraud, criminal activity or other wrongdoing. Whistleblower claims are...

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's Funding Problem

In theory, as well as in public support, Texas Parks and Wildlife funding is essential. The funds are garnered through a sporting good sales tax...

Will Your Bill Survive Doomsday in the Texas Legislture?

As the Texas Legislature enters the end of its session, some bills sit undisturbed, and could very well remain that way for all eternity....

How to Establish a Connection between Your Military Service and Your Disability

  By Herren Law
Filing a claim with the Veterans Affairs (VA) for disability compensation for an illness or disability that resulted from your military service?...

Specific Business Tax in Thailand

Specific Business Tax (SBT), under the Revenue Code of Thailand, is one type of tax applicable to operators of real estate businesses.

Ban on Bars Along Highways – No Disparity with Government Policy in India

The Supreme Court (SC) declared a ban on liquor outlets at a distance of 500 m. from state and national highways. This step taken by the SC met...

Property Damage Due to a Fire after a Power Surge after the Utility Serviced the Lines – Are They Liable?

  By HG.org
Power surges are not uncommon instances where severe damage is possible in the extreme and minor loss of hardware in the least vicious...

What Does the Constitution say about the Prolonged Absence of the President?

  By HG.org
Some situations arise where the prolonged absence of the president of a country may lead to difficulties in a vice president or other official...

What Is an OIG Investigation? How Much Trouble Am I In?

  By HG.org
The Office of Inspector General investigations deal with various instances of fraud, waste, abuses situations and misconduct in regards to...

Administration Law Changes in Hungary

The new Administrative Court Procedural Act has been published in the Official Hungarian Gazette on 1 March 2017 after resolving certain...

Voter Bribery: The Treatment of this Pervasive Electoral Offence in Kenya

Voter bribery, if committed by a person vying for elective office adversely affects the consideration of elections as free and fair.

Improve Your VA Disability Claim

  By Herren Law
When you or a loved one joined the military, you, like thousands of other veterans, dedicated everything to your service, giving the Army, Navy,...

Can a Business Ask about My Disability and My Need for a Service Dog?

  By HG.org
The Americans with Disabilities Act protects a person that has a disability for employment, when in public establishments and from various forms...

Offshore Web Hosting for an Online Business

Privacy, security, and freedom of speech and expression are reasons many businesses give for choosing offshore website hosting. The physical...

Weapons at Work: Texas Law and Business Policy

With both constitutional and statutory protections for citizens to carry arms, businesses are faced with walking a fine line between providing a...

When Is the Government Responsible When a Government Vehicle Is Involved in an Accident?

  By HG.org
Car accidents with governmental vehicles are not common throughout the United States, but these incidents may occur with greater frequency in...

85th Texas Legislature Considers Measures to Protect Elders from Financial Exploitation

The Texas Banker's Association recently prepared their legislative agenda for the new session, and at the top of the list was work on...

Import Violations: What You Need to Know about 19 USC § 1592

In 2016, Customs and Border Protection (“CBP” or “Customs”) processed $2.28 trillion in imports, levying 13 monetary penalties totaling over...

Special Marriage Registration- Bangladeshi and Foreigner

Bangladesh Government has made provision of registration of Marriage between Bangladeshi and Foreigner and also between Foreigners under The...

The Right License: Performing Home Improvement Work in Suffolk County,NY

Most contractors know, or should know, that if they are performing "home improvement" work within Suffolk County then they must have a home...

OPM Disability Retirement Applications: The Veteran and the Medical Condition

An article about what U.S. Veterans in Civil Service jobs should know before applying for Federal Employee Disability Retirement benefits under...

How to Handle Natural Disaster Insurance Claims

Need to file a natural disaster insurance claim? Get all the information you need for a successful claim from our 15-step process.

Litigating Georgia Implied Consent Law Motions to Obtain Exclusion of Breath Test Evidence

Georgia implied consent law is outdated, flawed and incomplete. A Georgia DUI Lawyer must know how to challenge the admissibility of implied...

Acquring Ghanaian Citizenship

Citizenship in Ghana is a question of law and is governed by the Citizenship Act, 2000.

Argentina Passed The Public-Private Participation Law (PPP)

The Argentine Congress has recently passed the Public-Private Participation Law (the “Law”).

Adopting a Child from Bangladesh

While Bangladesh does not legally recognize adoption and is not a party to the Hague Convention, the law allows its citizens (at least one...

Could 2017 Be the Year of Larger NAFTA Payloads?

For Texans, the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are not only visible in an invigorated economy but also in the...

The Latest Milestone in U.S. / Cuba Relations: Commercial Flights

The United States and Cuba marked another historic milestone recently when JetBlue Flight 387 sojourned from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Abel...

Mexico Moves Forward with New Anti-Corruption Act

Corruption is a significant risk for companies doing business in Mexico: bribery is widespread, and business registration processes, including...

The Coastal Land Legacy Initiative in Texas

The Texas Agricultural Land Trust has a new program to conserve Texas agricultural working lands, The Coastal Land Legacy Initiative.

Infrastructure Development in Texas Maritime Ports: Funding Challenges

The Texas Maritime Port System is an engine that is fueling both local and national economies.

Corporations in Panama

Panama has a Corporations Act, which facilitates business and investment, so it is recommended to entrepreneurs take advantage offered by this...

Non-payment of a Fine Can Lead to the Prohibition of the Entrance to Armenia

If a foreigner commits an offense by a vehicle not registered in the area of RA. Have you committed an offense by a vehicle not registered in...

Are Pennsylvania Judges and Court Administrators Required to Provide Interpreters?

The number of United States residents who are deemed to be Limited English Proficient (LEP) has substantially increased in the recent decades. A...

Violation of Probation

Probation In Colorado In the state of Colorado, after a defendant pleads guilty or is found guilty of an offense, they are often placed on...

U.S. Customs Audits 101

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP” or “Customs”) determines the import compliance levels of importers through audits. Simultaneously,...

End-to-End Encryption and a New Understanding of Technology and Software Export Controls

On June 3, 2016, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) and the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade...

Illegal Price-Fixing Agreements For Beer: Bundeskartellamt Imposes High Fines in Germany

The Bundeskartellamt, Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, has imposed fines totalling 242 million euros due to illegal price-fixing agreements...

Export Compliance Programs

Compliance with the U.S. export control regulations is a significant issue for companies and their legal and compliance teams.

Deemed Exports and Reexports under the Harmonization Rules

One objective of the Export Control Reform Initiative is to harmonize the definitions of terms or concepts that appear in both the International...


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