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UCC vs. Common Law in Texas: Cadence Bank v. Elizondo (Tex.App. 2019) Houston COA panel splits in dispute between attorney and bank over charge-back for a fraudulent settlement check

THE CASE OF THE SCAMMED ATTORNEY: WHO SHOULD BEAR THE RISK AND LOSS – BANK OR BANK CUSTOMER? Houston court of appeals panel splits on bank's overdraft claim against attorney resulting from chargeback applied to IOLTA account when counterfeit settlement check was … Continue reading

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The Most Common Kind of Aggressive Driving Accidents in Georgia

Aggressive driving accidents in Georgia occur far too often on the crowded interstates around Atlanta and on rural roads. We often read about road rage crashes. However, aggressive driving may not be synonymous with road rage. It can include speeding, … Continue reading

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Most Common Reasons for Divorce

There are a variety of different reasons why divorce happens, especially since one couple has a different dynamic than the next. The commonly known statistic for divorce is that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce and many believe that … Continue reading

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3 common errors in BVA “continuity of symptomatology” decisions.

The BVA is a creature of habit – and they have long been in the habit of making mistakes. In fact, something like 70 – 75% of all BVA decisions appealed to the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) are … Continue reading

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ICYMI: McGrath on Alexander Hamilton and the Transformation of the Common Law of Libel

ICYMI:Paul McGrath, People v. Croswell: Alexander Hamilton and the Transformation of the Common Law of Libel, 7 Judicial Notice 5 (2011).  Read more detail on Recent Legal Ethics posts –

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