A Closer Look at Abbott v. Abbott

The Supreme Court of the United States recently made a significant ruling regarding international child custody in the case of Abbott v. Abbott. Specifically, the court held that a ne exeat right granted to a parent by a foreign court confers an enforceable “right of custody” under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of …

Researchers: nail gun sellers often fail to offer safety tips

Machinery accidents can impact construction workers or even homeowners who are performing home renovation products. Although most users of construction tools are aware of the risk of a heavy machinery accident, machinery accidents often occur because the sellers and manufacturers of the potentially dangerous tools fail to provide adequate safety advice. A recent study conducted by researchers …

Police Search of Sheen’s Home Turns up Antique Rifle

In a previous post, we discussed actor Charlie Sheen losing custody of his infant twin sons after his ex-wife took out a temporary restraining order against him on March 1. The restraining order was granted after Sheen allegedly threatened his ex-wife last month. CNN is reporting that Los Angeles Police officers conducted a search of …

Teen Killed in Manatee County Motorcycle Crash

There is always risk involved when you drive any kind of motor vehicle. Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable. They don’t have the same amount of protection that a person driving a car does. To prevent accidents, it is important for drivers to stay alert and aware of their surroundings. Sometimes, however, drivers do not look as …

Remember That You Do Have Defense Options

There may be a number of defense options in a nursing home Medicare fraud or Medicaid fraud case, but a careful investigation is always required. Sometimes the government is holding the wrong person accountable. Sometimes it’s the result of a whistleblower case and the evidence is incorrect or faulty. Sometimes patients do not have a …

Corporate Minutes!

IF YOUR COMPANY IS INCORPORATED, DOES IT, AT THE VERY MINIMUM, HAVE A MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MEETING OF THE SHAREHOLDERS AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR? AND IF IT DOES, DO THE MINUTES OF THESE MEETINGS APPEAR IN THE CORPORATE MINUTE BOOK? Even if you are the sole director, shareholder and hold …

Battle of Sexes and Driving

According to the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles, about 1,470,000 men in the state had active driving privileges in 2010. For women, the number was almost 1,450,000. That’s about a 2 percent difference. A recent study, though, showed that women are far more likely to be involved incar accidents — specifically, two-vehicle crashes — than …