Law  

How The Wells Process Works For Securities Enforcement Actions

As an investor, you likely rely on the advice of financial professionals to make sound investment decisions. But what happens if those experts are wrong? What if the stock you bought tanked, leaving you with a significant loss? In securities law, this is known as a “wells” action – a lawsuit brought by an investor who has suffered a loss as a result of the advice of a financial professional. What is The Wells Process? The Wells Process is a process that securities regulators use to take enforcement actions. The…

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Law  

What is an OWI/DUI?

First, let’s define DUI. The law defines DUI as operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or drugs. This means that even if you only have a small amount of alcohol or drugs in your system, you are still guilty of DUI. Second, it’s important to understand that defending an OWI/DUI case is not easy. The government will almost always try to prove that you were impaired when you drove and that your conduct was therefore unlawful. The Process of Defending an OWI/DUI Case The first thing to remember…

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Personal Injury 

Who Is Liable In New York For Serious Construction Accidents?

Injuries are common in the construction industry, which is a dangerous job globally. With many sites underway in New York and the high risk involved in the job, who takes liability during serious and unfortunate incidents? When such incidents occur, it can be devastating for the worker, who apart from being injured, will also have to deal with medical bills and the inability to continue working. Therefore, it is very important to know the ins and outs of how to determine liability and how to seek compensation. Different parties may…

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Law  

How Does Paraquat Cause Parkinson’s Disease?

Paraquat is a very popular herbicide and pesticide that is commonly used in groundskeeping and in commercial agriculture. It is usually packaged and sold under different brand names such as Para-SHOT and Helmquat. However, it has been discovered that people who have been routinely exposed to the herbicide have a higher chance of getting Parkinson’s disease. The neurological condition is progressive and affects movement of victims. The disorder is caused by the breakdown of the nerve cells, which results in the reduction of dopamine production. The reduction of dopamine production…

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Law  

Can I File a Lawsuit If I Slipped and Fell at a Hotel?

When most people think of a hotel, the first thing that comes to mind is a place to rest your head for the night. However, for some people, a hotel can also be a place of danger. This is especially true if the hotel is not maintained properly. In fact, slip and falls are one of the most common types of accidents that occur in hotels. If you are a victim of a slip and fall accident at a hotel, you may be wondering whether or not you can file…

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