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Being an Executor is an Important and Often Risky Task

Writing out a will is often pushed back on a person's agenda, as well as updating it when important life changed occur. There are are potential risks that happen if you fail to do either of these, such as their… … Continue reading

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Prolific FDCPA Violator taken to task: Infante v. Law Office of Joseph Onwuteaka, P.C. (5th Cir. May 31, 2018)

Fifth Circuit chides serial FDCPA violator Joseph Onwuteaka for shoddy appellate briefing, rules against him once more in a private suit over his abusive collection practices involving hundreds of lawsuits filed against debtors in a county where the defendant did … Continue reading

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Superfund Task Force Holds First of Eight Listening Sessions for Stakeholders, Focused on Expediting Settlement Negotiations

The Superfund Task Force, created in May 2017, issued a report in July 2017 proposing recommendations to streamline and strengthen the Superfund program. The Report contained five goals and 42 recommendations. In order to obtain input from stakeholders and the public … Continue reading

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SEC Retail Strategy Task Force Working to Combat Misconduct Involving Retail Investors

Last year, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it was creating a Retail Strategy Task Force as part of the Enforcement Division’s continuing endeavors to shield retail investors.  The newly created Task Force has already in 2018 published an … Continue reading

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Professionals may not diminish their liability under the Comparative Negligence Act when the alleged negligence of the client relates to the task for which the professional was hired

Law Lessons from New Gold Equities Corp. v. Jaffe Spindler Co., __ N.J. Super. __ (App. Div. 2018), Docket No. A-0200-15T1, February 28, 2018: In New Jersey, “professionals may not diminish their liability under the Comparative Negligence Act[, N.J.S.A. 2A:15-5.1 … Continue reading

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