Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Social Media Can Harm a Personal Injury Case By Nerenberg & Gagliano, P.C.

Facebook, Twitter, and other social media websites have become a central part of millions of American lives. Individuals share events, photos and thoughts with family and friends without consideration to the consequences that can occur in the future. Individuals utilizing social media accounts as an outlet do not want their private information or photos made [...]

By | 2016-07-14T15:07:35+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

5 Best Strategies for Handling Workplace Bullying By Christopher Coble, Esq.

Schoolyard bullies grow up, graduate, and get jobs. And sometimes their bullying doesn't stop once they've left school. Harassment, stalking, and other forms of bullying need to be a concern for small business owners, especially now that their employees are often connected through social media as well as through a shared office. So how do [...]

By | 2016-07-14T15:09:15+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

When Medical Malpractice Is a Crime

When negligent behavior injures patients, physicians are subject to claims of medical malpractice. This phenomenon is becoming a serious problem in the United States. Studies have determined medical malpractice to be the third leading reason people lose their lives in America. The higher numbers of heart disease and cancer eclipse the number of malpractice deaths, [...]

By | 2016-07-14T14:55:56+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

Springing vs. Non-springing Powers of Attorney

A power of attorney is a document in which you appoint an agent to transact business on your behalf.  The agent is called your attorney-in-fact. You, the person appointing the agent, are called the principal. You are free to give the attorney-in-fact whatever powers you choose.  This authority can be very broad it can be limited [...]

By | 2016-07-12T15:05:33+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

Do officials have more rights to search my car if it’s near a U.S. border? By Janet Portman, Attorney

The government has a unique interest in policing its borders, and people have a lower reasonable expectation of privacy where borders are involved. So, in general, officials have more search-and-seizure leeway at and around the border. Broad Definition of "Border" Customs or immigration officials may conduct warrantless searches without probable cause not only at borders, but at [...]

By | 2016-07-12T14:58:05+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments