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Philadelphia, PA, USA, 05/27/2015 /SubmitPressRelease123/ Rand Spear, a well-known and successful Philadelphia accident lawyer offers some tips to follow if you are ever in a car accident.  Watch them on YouTube http://youtu.be/-dydfIl3s3U   Question & Answers   1.     Rand Spear what are the first three things that you should do if you are involved in a car accident?   a)    If anyone’s hurt call 911 and ask for medical help b)   Move vehicles out of…

05/13/2015 // JusticeNewsFlash // (press release) Las Vegas – Caesars Palace could face fines of up to $20 million after completion of an investigation into its process of preventing and detecting money laundering. According to an Associated Press report federal investigators are checking into whether the casino violated the Bank Secrecy Act, but have not released details on the matter. Caesars Entertainment Corp. officials met with agencies involved in the investigation last month. The meeting,…

05/13/2015 // JusticeNewsFlash // (press release) Texas – Researchers in Texas have found that nondisclosure restrictions are an element of many medical malpractice settlements. According to a report by Reuters Health, a study involving a review of University of Texas System health settlements found that an estimated nine in ten included such provisions. For the study, the authors reviewed 124 settlements from medical malpractice cases completed for 2001-2002, 2006-2007, and 2009-2012 fiscal years. A reported…

05/14/2015 // JusticeNewsFlash // (press release) Texas – Investigators are still working to determine the cause of a tractor-trailer crash on a partially constructed bridge in Salado that occurred in March. According to an AP report, Senior Trooper Harpin Myers recently stated that driver inattentiveness and the hauling of an oversized load were both deemed factors in the accident. The crash, which occurred after the big rig struck the bridge on Interstate 35, lead to…

05/14/2015 // JusticeNewsFlash // (press release) Missouri – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill into law that caps the amount awarded for damages in medical malpractice claims. According to a report by the Insurance Journal, the action comes after the Supreme Court of the state struck down comparable limitations as unconstitutional. Nixon said of the measure in a statement “This bipartisan legislation protects patients by making sure that significant financial restitution can be…

05/15/2015 // JusticeNewsFlash // (press release) Philadelphia – An Amtrak train bound for New York when it drailed in Philadephia on May 12 was going twice the speed limit prior to the accident reports say. According to Bloomberg, U.S. regulators have determined that the train was traveling at 106 miles per hour, while the speed limit is 50 mph in the area where the wreck took place. Robert Sumwalt with the National Transportation Safety Board…

05/20/2015 // Keller Grover LLP // (press release) Dallas, TX—An investigation by the Labor Department has uncovered rampant wage and hour violations in the North Texas hotel industry that included minimum wage violations and the alleged offenders requiring employees to work off the clock, reports California wage and hour lawyer Eric Grover of the Keller Grover law firm. The investigation targeted more than 30 hotels and motels in Arlington, Dallas, Garland, Grand Prairie, Irving, Plano…

05/21/2015 // Dallas, Texas, United States // Attorney Keith Clouse // Keith Clouse // (press release) An executive who negotiates his own severance package may make a huge mistake: undercutting himself in the negotiation process. Dallas employment lawyer Keith Clouse—who regularly negotiates separation packages for executives—explains. An executive who negotiates his own severance package does so at a big risk. Few executives are aware of all the factors that could influence an employer during the…