Tag Archives: Protections

A 96-Year Old Brooklyn Judge Blasts Supreme Court Ruling on Law Enforcement Protections

A 96-year old judge from Brooklyn is pushing back against the Supreme Court, claiming a pair of recent rulings protecting law enforcement from lawsuits had gone too far. In a Monday decision, Judge Jack B. Weinstein claimed the expanded police … Continue reading

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California’s Net Neutrality Bill Has Strong Zero Rating Protections for Low-Income Internet Users, Yet Sacramento May Ditch Them to Appease AT&T

California’s net neutrality bill, S.B. 822, is often referred to as the “gold standard” of state-based net neutrality laws. The bill tackles the full array of issues the FCC had addressed right up until the end of 2016 before it … Continue reading

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When is a debt considered “consumer” debt for debt collection protections to kick in?

Most of our debt collection laws in Florida apply only for consumer debt, not business debt.  Sometimes the answer is not quite clear as to what type of debt is involved.  What if for instance you operate a business and … Continue reading

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The Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018 (H.R. 4547) passed to Protect Vulnerable Individuals

By Arshi Pal, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP In April 2018, H.R. 4547 was enacted to strengthen the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) oversight into the Representative Payee Program and protect Social Security beneficiaries. What is a Representative Payee? Representative payees can … Continue reading

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New Law Adds Protections For Adults In New Jersey With Developmental Disabilities

The Stephen Komninos’ Law, enacted in 2017, went into effect on May 1, 2018. The new law is designed to protect individuals with developmental disabilities who receive services through the New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS) from abuse, neglect, … Continue reading

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